Last Second Idea (Securities Technology Monitor)

December 21, 2011

KEYWORDS: SEC, High-Frequency Trading, Flash Crash, Mary Schapiro

Authors:

Tom Steinert-Threlkeld

Organizations:
  • Securities Technology Monitor

Summary:

On the one-year anniversary of the Flash Crash, Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Mary L. Schapiro said the behavior of high-frequency trading firms will be closely scrutinized — and placing obligations on high-speed traders to maintain markets in stocks “remains on the table.”

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