Wall Street Trades at Speed of Light Need Traffic Cops: View

Bloomberg reported that, the past year in U.S. stock markets earned a place in the volatility (VIX)Hall of Fame, coming in just behind the full-blown financial crisis years of 2008 and 2009. For this, credit (or blame) goes to Europe’s debt mess, U.S. political paralysis and upheaval in the Middle East.But something else was at play: the increasing dominance of so-called high-frequency trading driven by computers and programs that thrive on and exacerbate wild market swings.

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