high frequency trading
The latest system trims timekeeping errors to less 200 picoseconds over 25 days.
London-based multimedia artist Helen Knowles talks about the filming of her performance art piece ‘The Trial of Superdebthunterbot.’
It's just like a Metallica ticket line full of teleporting scalpers.
Money, money, money, mo-ney. Moaahhneey.
Thing is, it's kind of beautiful.
The Syrian Electronic Army launched a single faux tweet and wiped away $150 billion in about 5 minutes.
With humans replaced by torrents of data, trading has become a strangely beautiful thing.
Right now in the space of a few clicks, I as just some jerkoff with a checking account and poor judgement, could purchase shares in the likelihood that the US or Israel will attack Iran before the end of the year on InTrade. After another cup of coffee...
Given the the endless mind-whirling acronyms, derivatives and structures of the financial markets, we're rarely "served with a visualization":http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/08/06/chart-of-the-day-hft-edition/ that so elegantly illustrates...
Wall Street robots went rogue on Wednesday unleashing a torrent of trades that wreaked havoc on the markets and cost one firm nearly half a billion dollars, or about $10 million a minute. It was a “mini flash crash,” experts called it, bringing back...