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To keep the stock market under human control, should we crack down on high frequency trading algorithms and what they can do?
High frequency trading algorithms are creating market patterns humans can barely follow. As they get even faster, the market may be under their control more often than it's under ours.
Game theory assumes that all humans are hyper-rational actors at all times. And that's exactly what undermines its use in the real world...