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Jerry Simonoff wrote a new blog post titled A New Way to Level the Equity Market Playing Field

(This article is the conclusion of a four-part series called A Question of Fairness: How to Level the Financial Markets Playing Field, which originally appeard on the Tabb Forum. To read Part One, Inequality in Equity Trading: How Did We Get Here?, click here. To read Part Two, On Trading Advantages and Trading Systems' Vulnerability, click here. And to read Part Three: Inequality in Equity Trading: Regulatory Challenges, click here.) Two basic problems undermine the principle of fairness in many of today’s financial markets. Some participants use their...
(2052 days ago,(2012/05/02))

Jerry Simonoff wrote a new blog post titled Inequality in Equity Trading: Regulatory Shortcomings

(This article is part three of a four-part series called A Question of Fairness: How to Level the Financial Markets Playing Field, which originally appeard on the Tabb Forum. To read Part One, Inequality in Equity Trading: How Did We Get Here?, click here. To read Part Two, On Trading Advantages and Trading Systems' Vulnerability, click here.) In a relatively short span of time, technological developments have revolutionized trading in the world’s financial markets. In the beginning of the 21st Century, most of the orders in the U.S. were still executed manually and by...
(2057 days ago,(2012/04/27))

Jerry Simonoff wrote a new blog post titled On Trading Advantages and Trading Systems' Vulnerability

(This article is part two of a four-part series called A Question of Fairness, which originally appeard on the Tabb Forum: http://tabbforum.com) In the introduction to this series, I pointed out a fact that concerns everyone who believes in the principle of fair trading: A relatively small group of technologically sophisticated traders have learned how to build and locate computer platforms that can communicate and make buying and selling decisions faster than the vast majority of other investors. Clearly, this split-second trading advantage plays an important role today in a...
(2061 days ago,(2012/04/23))