Time is Money: In high frequency trading the fastest data network makes the deal. Computers trade against computers solely committed to the logic of their algorithms. Real life traders have long left the playing field to the more efficient money bots, leaving behind an uncontrollable financial market in which speculating on crisis is the safest bet and investments have exceeded all realistic dimensions. However, it all began in the casinos of Las Vegas with young mathematicians and physicists creating algorithms and the first wearable computer to outsmart the roulette.
After the last financial crisis everyone agreed that the system needed to change. But since then, our sense of distrust in the markets has grown. Now, with fears of another bust looming, what can be done to restore trust in the bankers?More info
They're bankers, traders, investment funds executives. They impoverished countries, drove millions of workers into unemployment, and triggered the rise in extremism. Ten years after the crisis, they tell their stories.More info
From the director of 'Goldman Sachs: The Bank that Rules the World' comes a major new investigation into corruption at one of the world's top financial institutions – HSBC.More info