Carl Guderian on Fri, 24 Dec 2010 20:16:12 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> High-tech trading, 2011 edition

The hits keep on coming. You just know one of these days, someone's going to find a way to root and loot all these high-speed trading programs, or else write a Stuxnet-type virus to crash them for a laugh.

The people running them barely understand them as it is. It'll be the IT guy who learns he didn't get a bonus that some idiot trader did and/or is getting the ax.


--- On Fri, 12/24/10, David Mandl <> wrote:

> From: David Mandl <>
> Subject: <nettime> High-tech trading, 2011 edition
> To:
> Date: Friday, December 24, 2010, 6:24 AM
> If buying WebVan stock at $800/share
> in 1999 wasn't dumb enough for you, read on:

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