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James Surowiecki

James Surowiecki is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he writes “The Financial Page.” (September 2016)

Equinix’s 340,000-square-foot NY4 data center in Secaucus, New Jersey. The modern equivalent of the old trading floor, it houses the servers and other facilities of major stock exchanges and of myriad high-frequency trading firms looking for the ability to trade at lightning speed. The yellow trays house fiber-optic cables, through which millions of trades travel each day.

High on Speed

Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt

by Michael Lewis

July 10, 2014 issue

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