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@Todd_Smekens  that's not what is happening here

5 days, 16 hours ago on How corrupt Chicago politics fueled the high-frequency trading mess

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This article is so off base it is not even funny.  It's pretty clear that the author doesn't understand trading, HFT, exchanges and the actual reason there is a controversy over HFT.  Let's be clear:  HFT by itself isn't the problem.  It's poor market structure that is the problem.  As far as a transaction tax, it is brought up every year and beaten back by politicians from both sides of the aisle because it is a terrible idea.  Has nothing to do with corruption. 

5 days, 17 hours ago on How corrupt Chicago politics fueled the high-frequency trading mess

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the goal of separating insurance from work (since it started in response to FDR's pay freeze in the 1930's) is right.  But Obamacare is exactly the wrong way.  We should be pursuing a free market alternative.  Not government directed and controlled medicine.

1 week, 5 days ago on Steve Case tells us that Obamacare will help start ups

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