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  •  The SEC... (0+ / 0-)

    ...is much easier to influence than the Republican Majority in Congress.

    Also, we can outlaw High-Frequency Trading (if we wanted to) by Congressional action. If we can pass a transaction tax, we could surely make it targeted to kill HFT.

    And doing that does not require waiting for the European Union (haven't they got other things to think about?) to tag along or lead the way.

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