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High-Frequency Trading and the Centering of the (Financial) Periphery

February 1, 2013 Comments (0)           

This article is part of a series that was originally published in Volume: Centres Adrift at http://volumeproject.org/blog/2012/09/09/high-frequency-trading-and-the-centering-of-the-financial-periphery/ and is reproduced here with the author's permission.
 
The financial world was once dominated by gossip, speculation, research and strategically-timed trades – by people, for people. With the introduction of computers and high-speed fiber optic cables...