Twelve Predictions about Market Operations in 2012

January 4th, 2012
in econ_news


Econintersect:  Tom Steinert-Threlkeld at Securities Technology Monitor has made twelve predictions for 2012 regarding how global trading markets will be changed.The 12-2112-predictions-sec-tech-monitorpredictions generally focus on continuing trends toward globalization and continuation of experience of additional regulation proceeding at a snail’s pace, if actually advancing at all.

The first two predictions are that the Deutsche Boerse – NYSE Euronext will be completed but only after spin-off of the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange is committed within the next two years.

Follow up:

Further predictions include:

  • Market shut down will be implemented for certain computer order looping conditions which produce excess orders.
  • Limits will be imposed on HFT (high frequency trading) order cancellations per second for any individual firm.
  • Nasdaq OMX and London Stock Exchange will merge.

Go to Securities Technology Monitor for complete slide show of all 12 predictions.

Source:  Securities Technology Monitor


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