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Episode 396: A Father Of High-Speed Trading Thinks We Should Slow Down

Aug 21, 2012

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Thomas Peterffy's life story includes a typing robot, a proto-iPad, and a vast fortune he amassed as one of the first guys to use computers in financial markets.

On today's show, Peterffy tells us his story — and he explains why he's worried about the financial world he helped create.

We learned of Peterffy's story from the forthcoming book Automate This.

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