Can I Get That to Go?

The same is true of many financial markets today, moving to high-frequency, high-speed, high-volume algorithmic trading. Trading of the simplest and most liquid instruments has become a production line where speed is the overriding priority, measured in tiny time increments.

Don't get me wrong: I'm in awe at the complexity of the algorithms that quants, researchers and traders develop, pulling in data from different markets and vendors, analyzing it in real time and generating trades based on mom