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Drones Sending Lasers Across the Ocean? Welcome to the Race to Trade at the Speed of Light

In the wild, speed is the difference between killing or being killed, feeding or going hungry. Now more than ever, this is true in the shadowy concrete jungles of the world’s financial markets. Those currently trading who aren’t high-frequency traders, … Continue reading

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Government Drops Insider Trading Probe Of Media Companies, Baffling Investors

According to the Huffington Post’s Eleazar David Melendez, The dismissal of an investigation into major media companies suspected of giving clients a sneak peek at crucial data drew great surprise on Wall Street, where traders make their living profiting from blips of information … Continue reading

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High Frequency Trading: Clear and Present Danger?

According to Fox Business’s Adam Shapiro, which sounds more risky: driving a race car 200 miles per hour on the Massachusetts Turnpike, or trying to trade stocks from your home computer while competing against high frequency trading (HFT) — the … Continue reading

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