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Open Source Code At Heart of Wall Street Programmer’s Bust

Programmers and Wall Street haters alike may join together to support a convicted computer programmer from Goldman Sachs after reading the full-throated defense he receives at Vanity Fair by noted financial journalist Michael Lewis. Lewis, the former Salomon Brothers banker known for breaking down … Continue reading

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Michael Lewis Talks Goldman Sachs, Totalitarianism, And High Frequency Trading In A Q&A With Vanity Fair

In this month’s issue of Vanity Fair, Michael Lewis wrote a compelling piece on Serge Aleynikov, the former Goldman Sachs computer programmer convicted of stealing the bank’s secret algorithms. Now there’s a Q&A with Lewis about the article on VF’s site. If you haven’t read the … Continue reading

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Ex-Goldman Sachs Programmer Who Stole High-Frequency Trading Source Code Loses Bid to Be Freed During Appeal

As reported by Bloomberg’s Patricia Hurtado,  ex-Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) computer programmer Sergey Aleynikov lost his bid to be freed from jail while he appeals a 97-month prison term for stealing the firm’s source code for high-frequency trading. A … Continue reading

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