Conflicts of Interest, Investor Loss of Confidence, and High Speed Trading in U.S. Stock Markets

Jay OwenReforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

Watch Brad Katsuyama, featured in Michael Lewis’ bestseller Flash Boys, discuss issues affecting the US equity markets, particularly conflicts of interest in pricing structure, market design and technology architecture, such as high-frequency trading.   Presented before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations June 17, 2014 09:30AM, Room 216, Hart Senate Office …

The Slow Money Letter: Of Algorithms, People and Knowledge

Jay OwenCommunity Development Solutions

  The Slow Money Letter, June 2014     Of Algorithms, People and Knowledge by Woody Tasch — I arrived at this month’s inaugural Slow Money Canada meeting ready to share an excerpt of Michael Lewis’s new book, Flash Boys. Is there a more stark counterpoint for slow money, a …

Book Review: ‘Flash Boys’ By Michael Lewis

Jay OwenBooks and Reviews, Articles by Hazel Henderson

Summary How high frequency trading works against investors. Highlighting the sleuthing efforts of Brad Katsuyama to bypass the digitization of wall street. Using a financial transaction tax (FTT) to curtail hft. Flash Boys by Michael Lewis, WW Norton, New York, 2014 READ MORE HERE

Is the U.S. stock market rigged?

Jay OwenReforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

Is the U.S. stock market rigged? Steve Kroft reports on a new book from Michael Lewis that reveals how some high-speed traders work the stock market to their advantage The following script is from “Rigged” which aired on March 30, 2014. Steve Kroft is the correspondent. Draggan Mihailovich, producer.  This …

DON’T MISS 60 Minutes Sunday night

Jay OwenReforming Global Finance

  Sunday night, March 30th, 60 Minutes is doing a story on market structure, computer trading and Michael Lewis’s new book “Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt,” which is being released Monday.  This show (and the book) are highly anticipated and hopefully will jump start the long simmering, but largely dormant discussion …