Tag Archive | "High"

HFT Purge Begins: SEC Prepares To “Remove” Some High Frequency Trading Firms

Sunday, April 13, 2014

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Ever since Goldman’s anti-HFT Op-Ed less than a month ago, and since the even more recent full-hearted support by Goldman of Michael Lewis’ most recent entry into the anti-HFT crusade (one promoting the Goldman-supported IEX exchange), one thing has been clear: the days of market structure in its current format are numbered. This was further more »

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35% Surge In Sales Smashes New York Apartment Prices To Record High

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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"We're seeing basic Econ 101 coming into play," says one New York realtor, "when you have this much demand and so little inventory, prices will have to rise. And they have." And, as Bloomberg reports, that is definitely the case as Manhattan apartment sales surged 35% in the busiest start to a year since 2007, more »

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US PMI Tumbles From Record High, Biggest Miss In 13 Months

Monday, March 24, 2014

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Last month’s exuberance-filled, and instantly extrapolated, Markit US PMI print at the lofty levels of 57.1 (proving that the weather-delayed pent-up-demand was truly back) has been dashed on the shores of ugly reality. March’s print dropped to 55.5, missing expectations by the most since Feb 2013 as jobs grew at a slower pace and factory more »

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The High Price Of Delaying The Default

Thursday, February 27, 2014

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Submitted by Thorsten Polleit via the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Credit is a wonderful tool that can help advance the division of labor, thereby increasing productivity and prosperity. The granting of credit enables savers to spread their income over time, as they prefer. By taking out loans, investors can implement productive spending plans that they more »

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Here Is How High Frequency Trading Hurts Everyone

Thursday, February 20, 2014

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The market value of a stock quote continues to plummet. As Nanex shows so graphically below, it's taking more quotes to get the same amount of trading done in today's stock market, meaning that everyone has to process more information than ever before, yet actual trading continues to stagnate.   Via Nanex, High Frequency Trading more »

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Vodka to blame for high death risk in Russian men

Thursday, January 30, 2014

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Russian men who down large amounts of vodka – and too many do – have an “extraordinarily” high risk of an early death, a new study says. The Daily Star >> Live News

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The Recent “New High” In Stocks Is As Bogus As The Unemployment Rate

Saturday, January 25, 2014

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Submitted by Charles Hugh Smith from Of Two Minds The Recent “New High” in Stocks Is as Bogus as the Unemployment Rate This is what happens when the Status Quo is incapable of reforming itself or recognizing reality: propaganda and bogus statistics are substituted for actual solutions. The most heavily touted statistical “proofs” that the more »

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Why Are Dozens Of High Ranking Officers Being Purged From The U.S. Military?

Thursday, January 16, 2014

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Since Barack Obama has been in the White House, high ranking military officers have been removed from their positions at a rate that is absolutely unprecedented. Things have gotten so bad that a number of retired generals are publicly speaking out about the “purge” of the U.S. military that they believe is taking place. BlackListedNews.com

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YOUTH MISERY INDEX HITS ALL-TIME HIGH

Thursday, January 9, 2014

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A Youth Misery Index that measures young Americans’ woes has skyrocketed under President Barack Obama and hit an all-time high. BlackListedNews.com

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CLOUDY EXO-SOLAR SYSTEM PLANETS, HUBBLE TELESCOPE, SPACE DEBRIS, ASTEROIDS, AND HIGH OCTANE SPECULATION

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

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Several of you sent me various versions of this story, and in and of itself, it is an intriguing story, but, within the context of what we’ve been talking about on this site over the past few weeks and months of space blogs, there may be other aspects to this story(and its associated technology, the Hubble more »

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