Charles Schumer, the third-ranking Democrat in the U.S. Senate, asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to ban so-called flash orders for stocks, saying they give high-speed traders an unfair advantage.
Keys: Stock market, valuation, trading, environment
Questions for discussion:
- Do you think these new technologies should be regulated by the SEC? Explain your reasons.
- Do you think these technological changes to the trading environment will affect large investorsâ€™ perception of risk or their decisions?
- How about small investors?