Tag: Virtu

High-Frequency Traders Literally Can't Lose: New Research

High-Frequency Traders Literally Can't Lose: New Research

The publication of Michael Lewis’ Flash Boys in April, 2014, generated an intense wave of publicity surrounding high frequency trading (HFT) firms, much of it unfavorable. Earlier this year, the high-frequency trading firm Virtu Financial LLC published details about the firms long-term operations […]

Virtu Financials Postpones IPO Over HFT Scrutiny

Virtu Financials Postpones IPO Over HFT Scrutiny

Virtu Financials has postponed its planned US initial public offering (IPO) after its bankers suggested that the company wait until the focus shifts away from the recent scrutiny over the business of high frequency trading. A report from the Financial […]

High Frequency Trading Firm Virtu Plans Rare IPO

High frequency trading is normally a private, non-disclosed business typically kept under the radar and beyond the prying eyes of regulators.  But Virtu Financial is blazing new trails, filing confidential documents for an initial public stock offering, according to a […]