[time-nuts] nanoseconds in the news
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Thu Feb 16 23:30:47 UTC 2012
EndRun set up the system next door to the NYSE used by GS. I think EndRun has a white paper on their site describing the ultimate in insider trading systems. It has been the subject of a number of articles and a whistle blowers case. Some believe it was responsible for a 1000 point "glitch" several years ago.
> From: namichie at gmail.com
> Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 09:20:07 +1100
> To: time-nuts at febo.com
> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] nanoseconds in the news
> Obviously no one is thinking big enough.
> A hyper-super computer on either side of the Atlantic could run a model
> of each of the stock markets which could be synchronised by frequent
> data transfer.
> The learning power of these models would be very great, and they
> could deliver a real-time
> estimate of the other markets that would be hundreds of milliseconds
> better that neutrinos.
> The long term veracity of these computers could not be doubted, the
> noise in short terms
> would be continually reduced.
> A system like GPS could be used to synchronise them so they could
> give nanosecond response.
> Would that not be great for huge spikes!
> Neville Michie
> On 17/02/2012, at 9:07 AM, Peter Monta wrote:
> >> Time is money...
> > I wonder if long-distance neutrino links might be attractive to the
> > financial community. The SNRs are currently way too low, but with
> > aggressive engineering, a link through the Earth would shave off many,
> > many milliseconds (even at not greater than the speed of light :-) ).
> > The cost would be very high though.
> > Cheers,
> > Peter
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