Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Your comment may have been the first time I have literally laughed out loud reading EuroTrib.

You mentioned high-frequency trading.  The media storm that Flash Boys provoked scared the hell out of me.  But I guess the verdict is still out on HFT's risk/benefit ratio?  My own hunch is that it's way more devil than angel, but I am just a layperson reading the popular press:

"The subject of the stock market right now is so complicated that it would not surprise to me to learn that within the SEC they're arguing with each other about how it actually works. I don't think there's a clear picture," he [Michael Lewis] added.

Point n'est besoin d'espérer pour entreprendre, ni de réussir pour persévérer. - Charles le Téméraire
by marco on Wed Mar 25th, 2015 at 07:46:13 AM EST
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