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A Guide to High-Frequency Trading

with a Summary and Critique of

Michael Lewis’s Flash Boys –

What Is Wall Street Hiding from Investors?

by I.R. Mullin

Copyright©2014 I.R. Mullin. All Rights Reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or retransmitted in any form or by any means without the written permission of the author.

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Part I. The Layman’s Guide to High-Frequency Trading

*****I.1. How Does High-Frequency Trading Work?
*****I.2. High-Frequency Trading and Latency Arbitrage
*****I.3. Exchanges and Their Affair with HFTs
*****I.4. High-Frequency Trading and Its Impact on the Market: Good or Bad?
*****I.5. High-Frequency Trading and Legislators

Part II. A Summary and Critique of Michael Lewis’s Flash Boys

*****II.1. A Review of Important Facts that Support Lewis’s Ideas in His Book

*****II.2. A Critique of Michael Lewis’ Flash Boys
Part III. Flash Boys’ Glossary of Terms Explained in Layman’s Language


This is not the actual Michael Lewis’s Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt. The primary objective of this book is to bring insightful discussion and critique of Michael Lewis’s Flash Boys to readers everywhere.

The publisher and author of this book make no representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy or completeness of these contents and disclaim all warranties. The publisher or author of this book is not liable for any damages whatsoever. This book is not endorsed or affiliated with Michael Lewis, or any person or entity associated with his book, Flash Boys. Do not purchase a copy of this book if you are looking for a full copy of Michael Lewis’s Flash Boys.

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