Last Second Idea (Securities Technology Monitor)

December 21, 2011

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


Tom Steinert-Threlkeld

  • Securities Technology Monitor


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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