CFTC looks to regulate high-speed trading
Seeks public input
Investors should prepare for a possible adjustment to how they trade, as regulators with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission are looking to build a regulatory framework around high-speed and algorithmic futures trading. Per CNBC:
The announcement, made earlier this week, comes in the form of something called a "concept release." It's a 137-page document that requests public input on more than 100 questions about dozens of proposed ways to control risks from technology that allows for many more trades to be made much faster, with much less human interaction, than any time in the past.