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do we need a crackdown on stock trading bots?
# tech

do we need a crackdown on stock trading bots?

To keep the stock market under human control, should we crack down on high frequency trading algorithms and what they can do?

do trading algorithms create a shadow market?
# tech

do trading algorithms create a shadow market?

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.

it only looks irrational…
# science

it only looks irrational…

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...