Archive for the ‘Taxes’ Category

Will High-Frequency Trading Survive?

December 12, 2011

Chidem Kurdas

Computer-driven fast trading has become a piñata for governments everywhere. Proposed policies could make many algorithm-based strategies infeasible. This vilification does not make immediate sense. Is public interest better served by non-computer-driven slow trading? (more…)

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Life, Death, Taxes and Insurance

July 12, 2010

Chidem Kurdas

In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes, to quote Benjamin Franklin.  As politicians scrounge for more money, it is near-certain that taxes will rise for those with high incomes. (more…)