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Hi Jim,

There's part of me that is actually happy this high frequency trading occurs because it often provides huge seemingly nonsensical swings which can sometimes give individual investors great entry points into stocks. I'm thinking of the company that misses estimates by one penny and maintains forward guidance (but does not increase it) and then sees its stock price get hammered by 20%. With an iron stomach and a long-term outlook, aren't those the types of market inefficiencies (or maybe hyper efficiencies) that can give an individual investor an edge?

Is my thinking on this completely backwards?

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