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Subject:  Re: OT-High Frequency Trading Date:  4/24/2013  6:36 AM
Author:  karensie Number:  201139 of 243312

I understand that there is nothing to worry about but...

"The Trading Robots Really Are Reading Twitter"

"It's not so much that the computers initiated trades. What happened is that they canceled the orders, so the bids come out of the market. That causes a crash," a person at an algorithmic trading firm explained.

http://www.cnbc.com/id/100666302

Tim
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