Flash Boys - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

Michael Lewis
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When Ronan left Ireland, he never looked back. American culture excited him and the Irish, in his opinion, were backwards and outmoded. However, he cherished the time he could spend with his parents and he admired his father’s simple honesty. When Brad approached Ronan about starting a new stock exchange based on fairness and transparency, Ronan traveled to Ireland to consult his father. The new exchange they wished to create would be based on fairness. HFT wouldn’t be able to gain a foothold because Thor would reroute and slow down orders. Ronan agreed and accepted Brad’s proposition. After resigning from the RBC, Brad and Ronan traveled around Wall Street trying to collect capital for their venture. Major investors like T. Rowe Price were intrigued with the idea, but were suspicious of lending out their customers’ orders for a third party (the...

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