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The High-Frequency Trading Arms Race: Frequent Batch Auctions as a Market Design Response

 

In a talk to MBA students, Chicago Booth Associate Professor of Economics Eric Budish discusses the arms race between high-frequency traders and whether ceaseless drive for faster connection speeds encouraged by the current market's continuous trading model is actually a market failure. 

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