We can “cure” high frequency trading, but is it really a public policy problem?

Michael Giberson High frequency trading practices by some financial firms have spilled into the news. The Economist provides a summary of the issue.  Bloomberg notes the Sen. Charles Schumer has proposed to ban one such trading strategy. Here, Tyler Cowen said he is not worred about high frequency trading (HFT).  In a follow-up, he said: … More We can “cure” high frequency trading, but is it really a public policy problem?

On integrating wind power to the Texas grid

Michael Giberson Nik Rod at Life in Energy discusses the integration of wind power to the ERCOT-managed grid, drawing on a new paper by Ramteen Sioshansi and David Hurlbut titled,“Market Protocols in ERCOT and Their Effect on Wind Generation”: How do you integrate intermittent wind generating resources in a market with set protocols and rules that are perfectly … More On integrating wind power to the Texas grid