Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
Publish date: 2015-03-23
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
I really had no idea about HFT (high-frequency trading), let alone "dark pools," but nonetheless, appreciated Michael Lewis's telling of a disaffected group of finance guys looking to devise a new stock market immune from the loopholes that allow insiders to game the system, to the detriment of the ...
Great book detailing how High Frequency Trading (HFT) is scalping ordinary investors, penny by penny. What The Big Short (Lewis' last book) did for the bond community, this books does to the stock/equity community. You do need a basic grasp of investing concepts and lingo to understand what Lewis is...
On Reading & Rating For my money (which, since I'm neither a Wall Street tycoon, nor a Russian coding genius, isn't a whole heck of a lot) this isn't Michael Lewis' best work. My reading experience was a mix of fascination and frustration. Why the latter? Lewis covers (and condemns) a whole bunch of...
Amazing and outraging, this book details some of the characters who sought to protect ordinary and savvy investors alike from a new breed of technological predator in the American stock market.
Fascinating read. I could read Lewis write about paint drying and be engrossed. Actually, Lewis, how about it? I've always kinda wondered what exact happens there.
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