IMHO, the only way to fix this broken system is to significantly reduce the amount of trades a HFT can perform in a time frame such as 1 second or perhaps a minute. A harkin/defazio tax will only serve to further break an already broken system.
They don't care if they are wrong since there is no process to give a shit if they are wrong.
Our constitutions were written in a day (even 50 years ago) and an age where integrity mattered and we all had beliefs which we stood up for and defended proudly. Not so today. Constitutions without consequence are meaningless, in my country and in all countries on this planet.
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The models that we are using today to describe the universe are hopelessly inadequate. In my view there is no Higgs boson. A whole lot of stuff that we consider fundamental today in reality should be derived from underlying properties. Mass and gravity as most noticeable examples. There is no Higgs, but keep looking so that everyone else can be convinced it does not exist.
or hows about the top quark - mass of a gold atom with no structure.. sure..
Randi Zuckerberg is a f***ing toon. Putting everything on the internet makes you the most prone dumba** for identity theft. Post your birthdate (usually a security question), post your hometown (also a security question), oh and link your family while you're at it (ALSO a security question). Why not just say who your favorite superhero is... oh did I mention... that's a security question too. Why not post your phone number and everything else...
He's a f***ing numbnut who got lucky. That's it. Other than that he's got no common sense or intuition.
mod this coward parent poster up !
if "they" really want to find me "they" can and "they" will - nobody else needs my real name to do anything unless I want them to.
Real names zealots have been around since UUnet days and their sky hasn't fallen into the mayhem and chaos they proselytize however I'd be willing to bet that Anders Breivik posted using his real name on facebook. Sorta proves the point don't it.