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Flash Boys turns the heat on high-frequency trading

The book by Michael Lewis claims that markets are rigged by high-frequency traders who take front running advantage on the orders placed by investors Jaya Smitha Menon September 3,2014:The old saying, ‘pen is mightier than the sword’, gets new validation. Recently, financial author Michael Lewis proved this adage right with his latest book Flash Boys:...

FX Traders: Stop the Slippage or Risk Slipping Up

Gareth Richardson, Managing Director, Custom Connect UK 4th December 2013 For FX traders, overcoming slippage is one of the biggest challenges for maintaining potential profitability. Thankfully there is a two-step weapon for combatting slippage, a tactic and technology choice that those leading the market have already discovered and implemented. Without affinity to any provider, we...