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If HFT Algo’s Were People They’d Be Perp Walked

Suddenly the world is a buzz with the revelations that High Frequency Trading (HFT) may be doing more than actually harming the markets, it might be destroying the illusion they still are markets. This past Sunday the world at large was introduced that maybe, just maybe, something was amiss in the financial markets. However, anyone…

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Understanding Why It Feels: Different This Time

There probably isn’t an over used phrase thrown across the media landscape than, “It’s different this time.” One can’t look at the financial markets, the political stage, and more without shaking ones head. Nothing seems to make sense. Yet if one wants to lazily answer, “It’s different this time.” Things become crystal clear. Water now…

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More On The Subject Of Net Neutrality And What It Might Mean To You

It would seem my ideas or the possible implications about the upcoming (hypothetical) changes in the way the web is both used and/or allowed access, to or by service providers is becoming more prescient than I first envisioned. Today it was announced that the cable giants Comcast™, and Time-Warner™ have plans to merge with Comcast…

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There Will Be Crying

A funny thing happened to the financial markets since the new year. Suddenly, a great many unicorns are pulling up lame, and what about the rainbows they were paraded across you might ask? Well, they seem to have been painted with watercolors, for the reign of reality has shown they were far from anything naturally…