FLASH CRASH PANEL PLANS

US regulators should stem the growing tide of anonymous stock-trading and consider imposing fees on high-frequency traders, said a panel of experts advising how to avoid a “flash crash” like the one on 6 May last year. The panel, including Cornell University finance professor Maureen O’Hara (above) suggested the SEC force those that facilitate stock-trading away from public exchanges to give investors a better price by a minimum amount.