By Matthew Philips
It’s been almost two years since the “Flash Crash” of May 2010, when the Dow Jones plummeted 600 points in five minutes, only to gain most of it back over the next 20. In their after-action report (pdf) a few months later, the SEC and CFTC faulted high-frequency traders for exaggerating the sell-off with their rapid-fire trading techniques.
Since then, regulators have spoken repeatedly about their intent to crack down on speed traders, a breed of computer jockeys who use sophisticated algorithms to trade stocks and other assets in as little as 1-millionth of a second.
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