Hooked on Speed

Statistical arbitrageurs and other high-frequency traders demand lightning-quick data access and trade execution that, thanks to technological and regulatory changes, the market can now provide.

Don’t talk about getting trades executed quickly to Alistair Brown, the no-nonsense Scotsman who runs Lime Brokerage from his TriBeCa office in downtown Manhattan. Speed is Brown’s calling card. He has built his 35-person firm with computer programmers, finance gurus and the cream of academia.

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