Conspiracy Theories Debunked ...
When financial markets go berserk (just in case you needed a proof that markets are NOT efficient)
We doubt it: first wait until the next market crash is blamed on HFT (as we speculate it will)... and then watch as the entire world suddenly goes all tar and feathers on a few million vacuum tubes.
h/t @Stalingrad_Poor and @ECantoni
HFT in FX isnt going to make a dent..market is too big.
Best of luck taking on SkyNet.
hey while we're doing the whole "Google Trends" thing, this one is pretty interesting too:
there's one that's even more trending:
this is fun
The goal isn't isn't to make a dent, it's to skim a small profit repeatedly at very frequent intervals, the bigger the market the better...
Watch out, they can hear the footsteps coming now, it's time to steal as much as possible before they get throttled down!
I wonder how long it is until the first class action is filed.
Surprised it's taken this long.
They didn't thank the HFT guys on the way up. Ingrates.
Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto
Sadly my take away from this is that legacy media still has a powerful influence over the genital population, but I didn't need confirmation for what I already knew.
The more and more I interact with people (I'm 35), the more and more I believe people aren't even watching television news, let alone readin the newspapers. The ones that are include the 55 and up crowd, who are devotees to either FOX News or CNN. The rest of the adult population is either submerged into the gladiators (i.e. sports), are addicted to some sort of TV sitcom, drama bullshit, or are so immersed in internet Social Media that they have zero idea what is going on around them - let alone being programmed into believing what is going on around them. The vast majority don't give a shit one way or the other outside of their ME!ME!ME world. That is just my take.
I agree with what you said. My mom, dad, and in-laws are prime examples. Even though they gather information from the internet for news, they still take Faux news for gospel. I don't understand it.
Indeed. Those that are programmed by the legacy media are more infuriating than the zombies. The programmed ones think it is ALL the fault of the other party. Point out how "their" party did whatever example they gave in the previous administrations and the string of ad hominem attacks or outright indignatious anger follow. I pull my hair out in disgust and then drink heavily while chain smoking in the garage, all the while wishing I could just somehow go back to sleep and be happy with the same worthless trinkets and distractions I used to enjoy...
I immediately start talking over anyone spouting MSM divide and conquer rhetoric by repeating a single point, over and over and over, until they finally shut-up and ask the only relevant question, "How so?"
"IT'S ALL FAKE! ALL OF IT!"
And of course, regardless of the subject, the crux of any issue ALWAYS returns to the fraud we call central banking.
Because even the sheeple understand the concept "Follow the money." Thing is, they've no idea where to even start, given they haven't a clue what a dollar is.
Listen to the Podcast between Joe Rogan and Amer Lyon for a first-hand account of the lies CNN printed and broadcasted - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZ1Dm-dcl68
What's a "newspaper"?
Based on the uses of the homeless, I would say an item best suited to clean windows...
newspapers are better than anything else for cleaning windows, streak free.
No ink smudges ?
the ink gets on your hands, not the glass
They are used for bird cages, puppies and are really great for polishing windows.
Hence no civil unrests will happen till one of these things happen:
-no food, clean water
-no power (so no TV or internet or sports)
-inflation of necessary items
-crime is happening close by and they are worry about their safety
Give it 20 years.
Try 200 years... or never.
I was trying to be kind.
Actually I think this whole thing goes down at some point and with all the daily struggling to survive nobody actually notices.
Historians might mention something. That's all we'll get; hindsight.
let's just hope history is written in 20/20 and not overwritten by those that wish to tell a different...ah, "version of events"
who are these "genital" population you speak of....and how do you meet one/them?
"'genital' population" ... believe he was referring to the penis-head proclivites?
If you have a dick or a vag you belong to the genital population.
Too bad people don't see the clear thievery of the Fed along with .gov's income tax.
I have tried to explain how the Federal Income Tax doesn't pay for one "service" they expect, rather it does to pay off interest on the debt the Federal Reserve creates out of their belly button lint......crickets from the Walkers.
haha...its a tough one, what part of 50-60% of necessary revenues are you missing? (for stuff that's actually counted on paper, that is...)
Damn those people and their free markets. When is the government going to step in and do something about these unregulated markets?!
Scaping your goat.
".....and then watch as the entire world suddenly goes all tar and feathers on a few million vacuum tubes...."
and republican candidates.
The old, out of the frying pan.....
I've already made sure to stock up on all necessary vacuum tubes...they dont make those ones from the 1950s and 1960s anymore...
Renegade - by Styx
The jig is up the news is out they've finally found me The renegade who had it made retrieved for a bounty Never more to go astray This will be the end today of the wanted man
As soon as all you Reaganites/supply-sider/libertarian/Tea Party types started whining about how HFT isn't "fair," you lost any cred in your pleading for a "free" market.
"Free" means no regulation, which means that front-running is fine and so is anything else. "Free" means the rich get richer, the rich always win, and the poor man gets trampled into the dust. There are no Horatio Algers, except in stories.
Of course, it took something to make you feel "poor" in order for you to realize that. Your cognitive dissonance must be deafening right about now. This is why they say that a liberal is a conservative that's been laid off.
But we are all about freedom. So of course we must have free markets, and they will be exactly as you describe them. Who gets rich from that point forward never enters into it.
Free does not mean no regulation. It means no excessive rgulation. Insider trading is not part of a free market either.
Nobody complains cars are required to have seat belts.
like we've had a free market, to begin with...
this is such a tired argument....how you do that, feeling like you have solid argument yet ignore most of opponent's points? sumting not add up.
I'm still on this volume thing.
Even skimming pennies per trade
through bait and switch still meets
with corresponding volume.
So all I see are 2 possibilities as to
that: unreported bait and switch
skimming black market or a lot
of volume matched to pennies-per-
trade. This matters very much as to
things like price volume oscillators,
The extent seems a matter of conflicting
reports, though the ones saying widespread
seem more compelling.
From CNBC (Could Disappear There, Could Get Edited, Re-Edited,
So This Is Entered Here On A Best Of Memory Basis In Any
"Pisani's market: Rubicon's IPO"
@1:45 Likelihood Of Being Affected Practically Nil
(Certainly Seems At Odds With:)
Even If Only Pennies A Trade,
"Speed trading like armed robbery without risk: Pro"
Matthew J. Belvedere
(At CNBC,) 4/2/2014
"60 Minutes" By Way Of Zerohedge, Brad Katsuyama, Royal Bank Of Canada,
Says Bait And Switched.
Affects Pension Fund Trades.
Michael Lewis: Affects Everybody Who Has An Investment In The Stock Market.
The Point They're Making Is
It's Not Like Bud Fox Bidding
A Huge Block In Anacot Steel
And The Market Maker Only
Adjusting The Clearing Price,
Seeing A Crowd Of Bidders All
Around Him, But Rather Systematic
Awareness Of What Someone Wants And
Simply Baiting And Switching Them.
Stop using pennies (plural) -- this game can generate billions at fractions of a penny.
(hint: an exponent then raised to a two-digit power of 10.)
Hey morons, howz that bitcon working out ?
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