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Thai Awry: Coups and Changing Fundamentals in Thailand



The country of Thailand is no stranger to a military coup.  Indeed, the latest coup, officially declared on May 22nd, is the country’s 19th attempted coup since absolute monarchy ended in 1932.  Following months of political turmoil and fears that violent demonstrations were going to escalate,…

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High Frequency Trading – Maybe This Time



High-frequency trading once again finds itself in the spotlight, as it has been several times since the Flash Crash of 2010. This time though, attention surrounding Michael Lewis’ latest book Flash Boys, means that high-frequency trading, or HFT, is being judged in the court of public opinion at…

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