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The SEC Is Finally Cracking Down On High-Speed Trading

Today, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairperson Mary Jo White announced a whole slew of initiatives designed to tighten the leash on computerised high-speed trading in the stock market. If you’re playing the stock market and you’re not a supercomputer, that’s very good news.

Monster Machines: How High-Speed Traders Use Microwaves To Make Money

The days of traders shouting orders on the New York Stock Exchange’s floor may soon be over. A new breed of investing, known as High Frequency Trading, has taken hold of the equities market — one that relies on computerization and automation to exploit momentary price changes for an investor’s…