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Author of Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World

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The Wall Street market maker Knight Capital is back in business today, at a much-reduced value, despite the  chaos caused by a computer malfunction  last week.

Knight Capital and High Speed Trading on Wall Street

The Wall Street market maker Knight Capital is back in business today, at a much-reduced value, despite the chaos caused by a computer malfunction last week.

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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.

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.

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