Making Measurement Work, Making Ends Meet

Firms are facing a stark choice: if they cut back on latency-related spend, they risk becoming uncompetitive against their peers in the high-frequency trading marketplace. Yet in the current environment, even if they spend what they need to ensure the fastest-possible data and execution, it seems there are still no guarantees of a firm's long-term survival. Yes, speed is paramount to remaining competitive. But the current budget cuts are an issue of basic survival.

So, the question is, at what po

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