High-Frequency Trading: Background, Concerns, and Regulatory Developments

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This report provides an overview of high-frequency trading (HFT) in the equities and derivatives markets regulated by the SEC and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). It also examines the Flash Crash of 2010 and the role that HFT may have played, as well as recent regulatory developments.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: June 19, 2014
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Shorter, Gary

Specialist in Financial Economics

Creator (Author):
Miller, Rena S.

Specialist in Financial Economics

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: June 19, 2014
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United States
Description:

This report provides an overview of high-frequency trading (HFT) in the equities and derivatives markets regulated by the SEC and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). It also examines the Flash Crash of 2010 and the role that HFT may have played, as well as recent regulatory developments.

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47 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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