Vote Up
13
Vote Down
Problem

Computerized market trading is causing unprecedented volatility

2,349 Views / Posted by Aaron Greenspan

Share with Reddit Share with Reddit

Tags
Like many, I have stock market investments that fluctuate. Lately the market has been extremely volatile, and many suspect that some firms use their trading technology to gain an unfair advantage when placing trades.
Supporters: Aaron Greenspan, David Arnold, Tristin Roney, David Sauter, Abner Holsinger, Aaron Wilton, Ben Fischer, Cristine Tamayo, Taylor Morgan, Jonathan Wallis, Kyle Halgerson, Nathan Bouscal, William Hughes, Timothy Suen
Opponent: Arbi Llaveshi
Section This issue has not been linked to a statute yet.
Court Cases This issue has not been linked to any court cases yet.
News 1 news article linked
Companies and Organizations This issue has not been linked to any companies or organizations yet.
    No comments have been added yet. Sign in to post a comment.
    Solutions Add Add a Solution
    Vote Up
    15
    Vote Down
    Solution Impose financial transactions tax
    Even a slight tax would reduce the velocity of these trades, and also raise significant revenue.
    Vote Up
    2
    Vote Down
    Solution Congress should call for a panel of experts to investigate the problem
    Congress isn't necessarily well-equipped to directly investigate a complex technical issue, but there are people out there who are, and who can report back with useful insights.
    Space
    Issues Laws Cases Pro Articles Firms Entities
    Issues Laws Cases Pro Articles Firms Entities
     
    PlainSite
    Sign Up
    Need Password Help?