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Category Archives: Post-Trade

Six Banks Join UBS’s “Utility Coin” Blockchain Project

Here’s a piece of news that the remaining human members of Wall Street’s FX sales and trading desks probably don’t want to hear. According to the Financial Times, six of the world’s largest banks have decided to join a blockchain project called “utility coin” that will allow banks to settle trades in securities denominated in […]

ZeroHedge: €348 Million: ECB Releases First Total Of Corporate Bond Purchases

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. As part of today’s update of the ECB’s asset purchases, the central bank announced for the first time, in addition to its various other sovereign and covered-bond purchases, just how many corporate bonds it had bought in the open market […]

ZeroHedge: Futures Flat Despite China Scare As Oil Rebounds Over $47

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. The main risk over the weekend was that markets, which have now dropped for three consecutive weeks the longest negative streak since January, would focus their attention on the latest batch of negative Chinese economic news released over the weekend, […]

“If You Get Enquiries Just Obfuscate And Stonewall” – How Barclays Rigged The FX Market For Seven Years

Back in May we first introduced our readers to the FX manipulation practice known as “last look.” Wait, what’s that? This is what we said: The last look practice is a legacy of over-the-phone currency trading, when traders would take a final check of the market before executing an order. It has survived even as […]

HFTs Have Devolved To Two-Bit Criminals Straight Out Of “Office Space”

Back in October 2011, Zero Hedge was first to point out something previously unknown: a small, then-unheard of firm, managed to upstage none other than Goldman Sachs when it comes to total weekly program trading volume on the NYSE. Since then Latour, an affiliate of Tower Trading, has emerged as one of the pre-eminent HFT […]

Central Banks And Our Dysfunctional Gold Markets

Submitted by Marcia Christoff-Kurapova via The Mises Institute, Many investors still view gold as a safe-haven investment, but there remains much confusion regarding the extent to which the gold market is vulnerable to manipulation through short-term rigged market trades, and long-arm central bank interventions. First, much of the gold that is being sold as shares, […]

“Another Crisis Is Coming”: Jamie Dimon Warns Of The Next Market Crash

Last October’s Treasury flash crash — which Gregg Berman will tell you wasn’t the fault of HFT and which will likely repeat at some point or another thanks to the fact that Fed purchases have reduced market depth — may no longer be a once every three billion year occurrence as statistics would dictate, Jamie […]

ZeroHedge: JPMorgan Blows Up The Fed’s “We Can ‘Control’ The Crash With Reverse Repo” Plan

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. This is a big deal. On the heels of our pointing out the surge in Treasury fails (following extensive detailing of the market's massive collateral shortage at the hands of the unmerciful Fed's buying programs), various 'strategists' wrote thinly-veiled attempts […]

ZeroHedge: JPMorgan Lied To Fed, Did Not Report Losing Trades Whistleblower Charges

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Long before Virtu was forced to pull its IPO due to the backlash against HFT frontrunners in party due to being stupid enough to post its perfect trading record of 1 trading day loss in 5 years which could only […]

ZeroHedge: Bored Markets Looks To ECB Announcement For Some Excitement

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. The main macro event today will be the interest rate announcement by the ECB due out at 7:45 am (with the Bank of England reporting earlier on its rate and QE plan, both of which remained unchanged as expected, which […]