Episode 396: A Father Of High-Speed Trading Thinks We Should Slow Down
Thomas Peterffy's life story includes a typing robot, a proto-iPad, and a vast fortune he amassed as one of the first guys to use computers in financial markets.
On today's show, Peterffy tells us his story — and he explains why he's worried about the financial world he helped create.
Note: Our interview with Thomas Petterfy originally posted last year. We learned of Peterffy's story from the book Automate This. Download the Planet Money iPhone App. Music: Calexico's "Two Silver Trees." Find us: Twitter/ Facebook/Spotify/ Tumblr.