satan's little suckass demonstration (greck) wrote,
satan's little suckass demonstration

years ago, I worked (very briefly) for a company that made its money in high-speed, automated arbitrage—and it made a lot of money. ars has a great article explaining how it works, and why that stock video you see of guys yelling and bells clanging is just for TV.

( The Matrix, but with money: the world of high-speed trading )

I, for one, welcome our new trading-originated skynet overlords.

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