The trading risks of HFT may decimate the HFT operation and at the same time greatly affect other market participants. Particularly, in selected markets, unchecked HFT may quickly incur considerable losses, well in excess of any tolerable limits.
With large majorities in the U.S. already enjoying 4G networks, European consumers have to wait until at least 2014 or 2015 to begin to see meaningful offerings in this space.
It's not a secret that many pension fund, mutual fund and hedge fund managers are concerned about high-frequency traders (HFTs). While their concerns are many, perhaps the biggest uncertainty involves the actual extent of HFT participation in the markets, their identities and their intent.
New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg's controversial ban on large, sugary drinks was slated to go into effect today. The regulations were intended to help curb runaway obesity rates. This is based on sound psychological science.
Think about it, if oil and gas is really that good for us, why is the American Petroleum Institute and natural gas alliance spending millions to convince you?
It is brutally immoral that the proposed cuts in federal spending now be imposed on the victims of the meltdown rather than the perpetrators of their financial ruin.
Overall, he does a fine job explaining things, which is what you would expect. He adopts a tone like the most sociable guy at a cocktail party (meaning, he's not Krugman, who's the argumentative one in the corner), trying to explain, but doing so in an easygoing way that won't scare anyone off.
Google Privacy Counsel Claims: Wanting Privacy is Like Wanting Chivalry, and Only a Madman would Oppose Google Google really needs a compliance off...
This is a column I never expected to write and never wanted to write. It is part of the never-ending saga of corporate misbehavior, misrepresentation, and even lying at Google.
Large corporations have essentially become private governments with an enormous effect on the lives and livelihoods of Americans, but without any accountability to them.
We have been conditioned to accept privacy abuses as the price of using the Internet. These abuses generally involve having our search engine send us "better" ads, which most of us believe cannot be too dangerous.
Do the graphic warnings the Food and Drug Administration would like to require on cigarettes -- which depict, for instance, a woman crying uncontrollably -- violate the free speech clause of the Constitution?
Obamacare has the potential to give millions access to quality affordable health care. I just hope the regulators remember this goal.
The Washington Post editorial board jumped into a center of a decades-old debate by declaring their support for a universal national identity card. In reality, implementing an American national identity card would be an expensive logistical and bureaucratic nightmare.
If you close your eyes and imagine a typical American small business, what do you see? A little sandwich shop down the street? If you work at the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy, the odds are just as good that you're imagining a 1,500-employee chemical plant.
While more nanomedicine products are becoming available to consumers, big questions remain about their long-term impact on the environment and human health, experts say.