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HFT, ETF, WTF?

WASHINGTON | By Pablo Pardo | Seldom a book has made such a big splash in the financial markets as Michael Lewis’s Flash Boys. In just a matter of days, and partly to a superb segment in CBS’s 60 Minutes, Mr. Lewis has put something as arcane as High Frequency Trading (HFT) in the front page of American newspapers, and even to force the suspension of the IPO of one of the industry’s giants, Virtu.     


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Weekend link fest

A curated selection of links we hope can enlighten us all; some come from our corner, some do from other corners of the net. And as always, our comment widgets are anxious to get your suggestions. A weird US town teaches a lesson on small business survival La Camorra never sleeps European banks and capital reserves: never enough? Arguments inside the IMF Ha. Traders protest the system is not fair US…