In 2009, Samantha Bee, one of the cast members on The Daily Show, the satirical US television programme, said that “if I know about a stock’s activity the day before, it’s called insider trading. But if I know about a stock’s activity one second before, it’s called high-frequency trading.”
Now, however, Eric Schneiderman, the New York attorney-general, is waging war on what he calls “insider trading 2.0”. He is taking aim at the precise time sensitive information is delivered electronically.
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