n.— «Powerful algorithms—“algos,” in industry parlance—execute millions of orders a second and scan dozens of public and private marketplaces simultaneously. They can spot trends before other investors can blink, changing orders and strategies within milliseconds.» —“Stock Traders Find Speed Pays, in Milliseconds” by Charles Duhigg New York Times July 24, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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