$1.5 billion: The cost of cutting London-Tokyo latency by 60ms

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Fri Mar 23 08:47:44 CDT 2012


On Fri, 23 Mar 2012 12:53:45 +0100, Eugen Leitl said:
> http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/122989-1-5-billion-the-cost-of-cutting-london-toyko-latency-by-60ms

Lower latency is good...

> The massive drop in latency is expected to supercharge algorithmic stock
> market trading, where a difference of a few milliseconds can gain (or lose)
> millions of dollars.

But it should be illegal to run a stock market that volatile.  This can't end well.

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