Opening Cross: Low Latency Isn’t Just About Low Latency

Max Bowie, Inside Market Data

In last week’s column, I discussed the importance of low-latency data, whether or not you’re active in low-latency trading. And this week’s news makes it hard for me to resist returning to the topic again.

Now, I know some of our readers who deal in areas of pricing and data less impacted by latency sometimes feel like the redundant third guest on a date between the financial markets and latency (Awkward!). But faster is generally better—assuming speed doesn’t impact quality—and if you could do

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