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Felix Salmon

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By Felix Salmon
February 24, 2011

Deutsche Bank’s algos go rogue in Korea — Bloomberg

In which Robert Macmillan agrees with me on market reporting — Reuters

Wall Street profits totaled $27.6 billion in 2010, second only to 2009 — NYS

Which “senior Obama Administration officials” will be visiting SXSW on Mar 12? And who’s invited? — SBA

Bethany McLean on the resurgence in cov-lite loans — Slate

Love this project from Conrad Bakker — eBay

Nairobi bike rap! — Prolly is not Probably

You know what’s wrong with young people today? They’re just not disciplined enough to become pickpockets — Slate

50% of iPad owners read newspapers, compared to 15% of other e-reader users — GigaOm

Cyclist Contemplates the 46 Traffic Lights in Central Park — Gothamist

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“As part of the White House’s Startup America initiative, senior Obama Administration officials will visit eight cities to meet with entrepreneurs and hear directly from …

… unknown senior Obama Administration officials who will discuss “vague” suggestions of …

Posted by flippant | Report as abusive
 

Deutsche Bank’s trading in Korea was, according to the investigation, intentional market manipulation, not a rogue algorithm as you claim. The Korean Financial Supervisory Service report explicitly found they conspired to manipulate the market.

Posted by keikobad | Report as abusive
 

With all the stressful news in the world and markets, I think it is no wonder people turn to American idol. (I seldom watch TV, but I started watching it) I may even watch the oscars, but I doubt it. I might if people made speeches using this template:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/int eractivity/oscar-generator.html?tid=wp_f eaturedstories

On biking…One thing to do with crosswalks is to get off the bike and become a pedestrian, walk safely over the intersection and then resume being a vehicle. 46 times would be a lot, but if it prevents accidents, then why not?

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