Finance professor and faculty director of Babson's Cutler Center Michael Goldstein will address the High Frequency Trading World USA conference on December 8 in NYC.

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Babson finance professor Michael Goldstein will address participants of the High Frequency Trading (HFT) World USA conference on Wednesday, December 8, in New York City.

High Frequency Trading World USA is a two day strategic conference and a pre-conference workshop that features over 45 senior decision-makers from the largest and most successful companies in the HFT marketplace. It focuses on innovation, technology and strategy for the global trading community.

Goldstein, who is the Donald P. Babson Endowed Chair in Applied Investments and Professor of Finance, and Faculty Director of the Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance at Babson, will present Trading, the speed of light and the role of regulation, addressing:

  • Speed of trading and information
  • The high speed trading “arms” race and its risks
  • Do markets need a “speed limit”?
  • The role of regulation and markets
    • Sponsored access, flash trading and co-location
    • Market volatility, stability and circuit breakers
  • The disconnect between the Chicago and New York markets

Key topics at this year's conference are: Understanding HFT, maintaining a competitive edge, technology to increase efficiency, regulatory & compliance review, back testing and explicability, comparing access methods, the global spread of HFT. 


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By Nancy Sullivan, , 781-239-4623 | 10/27/2010 06:00