Agents Raid Office of Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen in Connection With Stormy Daniels Payments – WSJ

Oh sh-.

It’s on now motherfucker.

Federal investigators on Monday searched the office, home and Manhattan hotel room of President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, seizing communications between the lawyer and his clients that cover topics including payments to the former porn actress known as Stormy Daniels, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Stop messing with our elections.

— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/fbi-raids-trump-lawyers-office-1523306297

Ajit Pai’s “Harlem Shake” video preparations must remain secret, FCC says | Ars Technica

LOL WUT?

It’s the second time FCC refused to release emails about an Ajit Pai comedy skit.
— Read on arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/04/fcc-wont-reveal-the-secrets-behind-ajit-pais-anti-net-neutrality-dance-video/

A Novel Approach to High Frequency Trading

Interesting…

HFT has proven to be singularly destructive. Despite the claims of it defenders, it does not increase market liquidity; it merely increases trading volumes without improving ease of execution. 60% of US stock market trading volume comes from HFT. HFT has undermined how markets operate. Institutional investors have diverted some of their trades to “dark pools” to escape the pred Retail traders have become increasingly distrustful of equity markets, thanks to HFT-related debacles like the flash crash and Kraft’s first trading day at NASDAQ, when its initial trades had to be cancelled.

via It’s Time for a Tax to Kill High Frequency Trading « naked capitalism.