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What does HFT stand for?

HFT stands for High-Frequency Trading (stock trading)

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Securities and Exchange Commission that two exchanges formerly owned by Direct Edge Holdings (and since acquired by BATS Global Markets, the second-largest financial exchange in the country) have agreed to pay a record-breaking $14 million penalty to settle charges that the exchanges failed to accurately and completely disclose how order types functioned on its exchanges, and for selectively providing such information only to certain high-frequency trading firms.
LONDON & NEW YORK & CHICAGO -- Celoxica, a leading provider of hardware accelerated low-footprint, high-efficiency market data and trading solutions for high-frequency traders, today announced the launch of its hardware accelerated, fully optimized single-server Container[TM] solution for firms executing high-frequency trading strategies on futures exchanges.
Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders, will conduct the most thorough review of high-frequency trading at his upcoming The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Mexico City: How High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX, July 27 (http://www.