The latest incident of chaos on Wall Street reveals how computerized algorithms control the financial markets. What's their role in retail customer service -- and choosing the next pop music star? Also, the deadly attack American Sikhs have feared since September 11, and Curiosity makes history on Mars.
Knight Capital and High Speed Trading on Wall Street
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Algorithms on Wall Street and in the Rest of Our Lives
Knight Capital is a so-called "market maker," using high-speed computers to keep Wall Street fair and orderly. Last week it created chaos instead. It's the latest in a...
Shooter Kills Six at Sikh Temple in Oak Creek
Police are searching for a "person of interest" in the killing of six people yesterday at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. The principal suspect was killed at the...