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Bay Street firms pitch TSX rival exchange

Canada’s biggest bank is joining with other major financial players to create a new stock exchange that the creators say will keep costs low and discourage computerized high-frequency trading, which some say is sapping confidence in market fairness. Royal Bank, … Continue reading

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Investors Unlikely to Beat Computers in New Era of Trading

Mark Hulbert from WSJ observes that it has always been difficult for investors to consistently beat index funds. It has been nearly impossible lately. And there’s a double whammy: The small number of advisers who outperform the market rarely can … Continue reading

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The Tale of Frankenstein And Its Prefiguring Of Current Economic Troubles

In a recent essay for Spero News, Angus Sibley writes: Financial institutions have become more demanding than they once were. That is because they now work in an extremely competitive climate. They are engaged in a race for the best … Continue reading

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