it takes time but is this the road map of the end of an era?

As reported by Bloomberg http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-11-14/2014-outlook-banks-face-investigations-and-litigation the initial roadmap for the litigation burden that banks are facing. It is said that white collar crime in Wall-Sreet and among the banksters’s community has been a highly lucrative business. Apparently… a ratio of 5 to 1.  Maybe…. things are a going to start to change when examining at the […]

HFT The Rise and fall of the machine?

Evidences are coming forwards more and more about how rigged and or manipulated the market has become. The interesting side is that free enterprise and smart brain power have been able to push the rise of the machine to such a level that the new resulting “ecosystem” has been somwhow facing its own limits. Can […]

efficient or broken market?

High frequency trading defensors (HFT)argue that they are fundamental for the good functionning of the markets.  The evidences  (mostly ignored by the regulators…) show that HFT have been ,very good at scalping revenues off the trades from “regular” trading activites, creating instability and flash crash, manipulating prices on individual stocks and … recently..  shutting down […]

Nanex CEO Eric Hunsader: Flash Trading Detective Work

http://fora.tv/2013/05/07/Nanex_CEO_Eric_Hunsader_Flash_Trading_Detective_Work Guys like Eric with his company Nanex deserve the full credit to have their work exposed and….not anymore ignored by the banksters regulators mafia who do not see anything worng below a second time frame. The quote volume has exploded, the value traded… not really and the intraday price and volume volatiliy had increased […]

The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever

have you ever heard of  ISDAfix? http://www2.isda.org/asset-classes/interest-rates-derivatives/isdafix/ Well, once again Matt Taibbi, from the Rolling Stone Magazine, in his wonderful ongoing investigative work, provides us with what could be the biggest scandal ever. However.. ISDAfix  is known and understood by very few of us and … this may have been the reason why… it took so […]