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Why today’s stock market is inherently unreliable

by Jay Heiser  |  August 3, 2012

If you wanted to sabotage a trading system, you might set out to design suicide mechanisms that look very much like today’s automated trading mechanisms.  Blaming Knight Capital’s screwed pooch...

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WikiLeaks, Twitter and the Risks to Political Order

by French Caldwell  |  February 8, 2011

Arguably if you are an authoritarian leader who is threatened to be deposed, you view social media that your opponents use to organize protests as a threat.  On the other...

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Mind the Gap on Executive Pay

by French Caldwell  |  January 11, 2010

[caption id="attachment_223" align="alignright" width="418" caption="Chase Curve"][/caption] In the heyday that preceded the crash, banks did not take the public sentiment about huge bonuses seriously, but what's surprising is that since...

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