On high frequency trading, market manipulation and patient Zero Andrew Krieger

Glad someone at the Standard finally starts looking at international finance. As we speak 84% of all trade is done by high frequency trading computers and only 16% by human traders. High frequency trading is a system not just for trading but it is a means to manipulate the market in the direction the big […]

Black Monday? Global Investors vote “No” on Paulson’s Bailout

By Mike Whitney 29/09/08 “ICH” — – The wrangling continued on the floor of the House of Representatives all weekend, but it is still unclear whether there’s enough support to pass Treasury Secretary Paulson’s $700 billion Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. Paulson says he has the votes, but Paulson has been wrong before. The […]