GREENER INFORMATION AGE TRANSFORMING ENERGY, FINANCE AND OUR FUTURE

Ethical Markets - R Green Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance, Trendspotting, Articles by Hazel Henderson

By Hazel Henderson © 2014 Much has been written about the disruptive shifts in many industrial sectors, from retailing, publishing, manufacturing, entertainment, medicine, law, architecture, transport and public services caused by computers, automation and the digital revolution. Since the robotization of automobile production in the 1960s, debates have raged over …

UN Member States Receive Report on Finance for Sustainable Development

Ethical Markets - R Green Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News, Articles by Hazel Henderson, Beyond GDP

Commentary by Hazel Henderson, Editor-in-Chief Good News from Mr. WU! The UN Report on Finance for Sustainable Development shows the global economics paradigm shifting: from today’s financial model of the global casino dominated by high-frequency trading and multi-trillions in derivative positions far exceeding the real world economy’s GDP – to …

Speed and Efficiency Becoming False Goals in Financial Markets

Jay Owen Articles by Hazel Henderson

Speed and Efficiency Becoming False Goals in Financial Markets Wall Street’s high-frequency trading (HFT) controversies reveal the damage it does to longer-term values essential to all markets. But reform is in the works. Submitted by: Hazel Henderson By Hazel HendersonMisgivings were raised in 2012 by Sal Arnuk and Joe Saluzzi …

Financial Reform Newsletter – April 16, 2014 – Financial Reform, the SEC and Better Markets Winning in the Courts.

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

    Financial Reform Newsletter April 16, 2014 Financial Reform, the SEC and Better Markets Winning in the Courts. Wall Street’s too-dangerous-to-fail banks and their many allies have been trying to kill, gut or weaken financial reform by filing numerous lawsuits claiming that every rule must be subjected to what …

Book Review: ‘Flash Boys’ By Michael Lewis

Jay Owen Books and Reviews, Articles by Hazel Henderson

Summary How high frequency trading works against investors. Highlighting the sleuthing efforts of Brad Katsuyama to bypass the digitization of wall street. Using a financial transaction tax (FTT) to curtail hft. Flash Boys by Michael Lewis, WW Norton, New York, 2014 READ MORE HERE

Fighting Wall Street in the rulemaking process to protect Main Street.

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

  Financial Reform Newsletter April 3, 2014 Fighting Wall Street in the rulemaking process to protect Main Street. A funny thing happened on the way to preventing another financial crash and more wall street bailouts.  It’s called the rulemaking process, which is required to implement much of the financial reform law …

PRICE DISCOVERY, MARKET COMPLETION AND OTHER FANTASIES OF ECONOMISTS

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

PRICE DISCOVERY, MARKET COMPLETION AND OTHER FANTASIES OF ECONOMISTS By Hazel Henderson © 2013, for IPS Syndication Service While debating a high frequency trader (HFT) recently, I encountered the familiar rationalizations that HFT contributes to liquidity and price discovery in markets.  Assertions about liquidity are hard to justify after the …

HFT: In Search of the Truth

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Advisors' Forum

Most studies on the impact of high-frequency trading on market quality include at least one fatal flaw. But the truth is out there. Statistics is a funny field – you can generally construct well-reasoned, well-supported arguments on both sides of an issue. I have found a paucity of independent, objective …

HFT: In Search of the Truth

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Advisors' Forum

HFT: In Search of the Truth Most studies on the impact of high-frequency trading on market quality include at least one fatal flaw. But the truth is out there. Statistics is a funny field – you can generally construct well-reasoned, well-supported arguments on both sides of an issue. I have …