Flash Boys - Epilogue Summary & Analysis

Michael Lewis
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Lewis opens the epilogue with an anecdote of biking through Pennsylvania with women from the local Women’s Adventure Club. While biking, the women reminisce about biking years ago when construction workers blocked off areas of the road to install the fiber-optic lines directed to Wall Street. Much of the line had been installed on public land; yet, the women were forced to re-route their bike trip. The line would give high frequency traders a 3-millisecond edge over their competitors. Lewis and the bikers travel along Spread Networks line, along miles of fences and No Trespassing signs. They pass a round barn that has been designed without right angles to prevent mice from invading its dark and protective corners. In much the same way, Brad and his team worked to create a new stock market without corners, where high frequency traders couldn’t make...

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