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Short and Sharp: Bitcoin – it’s all about the FOMO (fear of missing out)



As author of the Short and Sharp column, it’s only right that I discuss an asset with one of the shortest histories and sharpest inclines: bitcoin. As I write this, bitcoin stands at around US$17,000. By the time you read this, it may be at $20,000. Or $10,000. In a year when investors have been…

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High Frequency Trading – Maybe This Time



High-frequency trading once again finds itself in the spotlight, as it has been several times since the Flash Crash of 2010. This time though, attention surrounding Michael Lewis’ latest book Flash Boys, means that high-frequency trading, or HFT, is being judged in the court of public opinion at…

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