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Entries from September 2012

HFT and Order types

September 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Exchanges, Markets

  MARKETS September 18, 2012, 10:31 p.m. ET For Superfast Stock Traders, a Way to Jump Ahead in Line By SCOTT PATTERSON and JENNY STRASBURG Haim Bodek was a Wall Street insider at Goldman Sachs and UBS before launching his own trading firm. Now he is taking on the financial establishment that spawned him. Jesse Neider for The Wall Street JournalHaim Bodek […]

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George Friedman on Libya

September 18th, 2012 · No Comments · Geopolitics

  From Gadhafi to Benghazi September 18, 2012 | 0900 GMT By George Friedman, Stratfor Last week, four American diplomats were killed when armed men attacked the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The attackers’ apparent motivation was that someone, apparently American but with an uncertain identity, posted a video on YouTube several months ago that deliberately defamed the […]

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