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Business 'Flash Boys' reignites debate: Is high-frequency trading a digital age menace?

'Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt' focuses on a particular technique in high-frequency trading, in which automated algorithmic traders use their superior speed to their advantage.

By Staff writer / April 2, 2014

Richard Drew/AP

Insider traders on Wall Street, like the shadowy dons of Mafia lore, have always fascinated the American public.