The fast lane to wall street (DatacenterDynamics)

The folks at DatacenterDynamics take us on a trip down memory lane trying to understand how we came to this latency-crazed trading world we live in today.  Was funny for me to think about how cool those touch screens were in the late 90’s, especially with my iPad sitting on my desk over 10 years later.

“I was supporting the equities desk at JP Morgan when they brought in touch-screen technology for brokers so they could electronically transfer information to the exchange floor where a paper ticket would print out. The fact we could send down something electronically and print it out was pretty amazing back then.”

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