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24 October 2014

HFT Controversy Reveals Technology Gaps on Wall Street ...

Victor Yodaiken, FSMLabs

While much of the controversy around Michael Lewis’s book has been focused on the dangers of high-frequency trading, there was nothing secret about what HFTs were doing. But there is an important lesson to be learned: Anyone attempting to operate in the complex world of electronic trading without sufficient technical support is flying blind. ... rest of story...

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