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Uploaded on Sep 16, 2011

Wall Street analysts searching for reasons for the U.S. stock market's sharp swings in early August point to high employment, the European debt crisis and other basic economic problems. But some also suspect what is known as high-frequency trading, computerized trades that happen in milliseconds. Carolyn Weaver reports on a new landscape of "speed trading."

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Economy

  1. 32

    Mombasa in Holiday Tourism Slump Due to Security Fears

  2. 33

    NYSE: The Icon of Capitalism

  3. 34

    US Economy Grows at Fastest Pace Since 2003

  4. 35

    Opening Trade With Cuba Is Bittersweet for Some

  5. 36

    US Expected to See Ripple Effects of Fed's Stimulus

  6. 37

    Khat Import Bans Cause Economic Hardship for African Farmers

  7. 38

    Russia's Financial Crisis Hits Ordinary Citizens

  8. 39

    Trade Talks Could Heat Up in 2015

  9. 40

    US Business Groups Press for Greater Access to Cuba

  10. 41

    Putin Says Russian Economy Will Emerge Stronger

  11. 42

    Putin: Russian Economy to Rebound in 2 Years

  12. 43

    US Fed: Interest Rates Could Rise by Middle of 2015

  13. 44

    Some Russian Businesses Thrive in Poor Economy

  14. 45

    China Catching Coffee Buzz

  15. 46

    Falling Oil Prices Reshape Global Economics

  16. 47

    US Job Growth Now Is Strongest Since 1999

  17. 48

    Fast Food Workers Demand Sustainable Wage, End to Exploitation

  18. 49

    Egyptian Tourism Industry Boost Not Enough

  19. 50

    Native American Colleges Push to Bridge Unemployment Gap

  20. 51

    Black Friday Not Indicative of Healthy Economy

  21. 52

    Chinese Tourism to US Expected to Grow

  22. 53

    Experts: Oil Price Decline Unlikely to Last

  23. 54

    Falling Gas Prices Impact US Oil Extraction

  24. 55

    US Retailers Upbeat About Holiday Sales

  25. 56

    Ebola Economic Toll Stirs W. Africa Food Security Concerns

  26. 57

    Lebanese Winemakers Thrive Despite War Next Door

  27. 58

    Community Helps Low-Income Families Eat Healthier, Inexpensively

  28. 59

    On Berlin Wall Anniversary, East-West Divisions Highlight Germany's Patchwork Economy

  29. 60

    Latina Entrepreneur Makes Mark in Printing Industry

  30. 61

    Filipino Fishermen Turn to Fiberglass Boats

  31. 62

    US Unemployment Rate Falls to Six-year Low

  32. 63

    Farming With Salty Water Is Possible

  33. 64

    Republican Surge Changes Trade Politics

  34. 65

    Will Lower Oil Prices Pressure Exporters?

  35. 66

    Africa Tells its Story Through Fashion

  36. 67

    Myanmar Foreign Investment Zone Sparks Land Grab Outrage

  37. 68

    US Fed Ends Bond-Buying Program, Keeps Interest Rates Low

  38. 69

    US Private Space Industry Suffers Setback

  39. 70

    Solar Power Plant in Africa to Supply Europe

  40. 71

    US Seeks More Tourists from China

  41. 72

    Talks to Resume on Winter Gas for Ukraine

  42. 73

    Farmers Diversify Businesses to Attract Tourists

  43. 74

    Economic Anxiety Also Plays a Part in Hong Kong Democracy Protests

  44. 75

    Ghana’s Bamboo Bikes Gain Worldwide Attention

  45. 76

    Morocco's First Solar Power Plant to Start Operating in 2015

  46. 77

    After Decades of Pressure, Luxembourg Drops Bank Secrecy Rules

  47. 78

    Plunging Oil Prices Have Unpredictable Impact on Politics, Economics

  48. 79

    US Stocks Drop Sharply Amid Global Growth Concerns

  49. 80

    TechShop Puts High-tech Dreams Within Reach

  50. 81

    As Mozambique Votes, Parties Zero in on Voters’ Wallets

  51. 82

    Americans Still Struggling Despite Falling Unemployment

  52. 83

    West African Economies Hard-Hit by Ebola

  53. 84

    Ethiopian Workers Struggle After Repatriation from Saudi Arabia

  54. 85

    Ukraine Wants New IMF Bailout Deal As War Takes Economic Toll

  55. 86

    US Economy Adds 248K Jobs, Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.9%

  56. 87

    World Bank Chief: Fighting Poverty Helps Fight Ebola

  57. 88

    Law Professionals Find Passion in Alternate Careers

  58. 89

    US Culinary School Draws Students from Around the Globe

  59. 90

    US Economy Rebounds Faster Than Expected in Second Quarter

  60. 91

    Russia's Food Sanctions Raise Price Worries, Hopes for Domestic Production

  61. 92

    Prolonged Drought Plagues SW Oklahoma Farmers

  62. 93

    Saving Global Fish Stocks Starts in the Kitchen

  63. 94

    Alibaba Shares Soar in First Day of Trading

  64. 95

    Mogadishu's Flood of Foreign Workers Leaves Somalis Out of Work

  65. 96

    Russian Economy Reeling After New Western Sanctions

  66. 97

    Hot Tech Ideas Seek Investors at San Francisco Expo

  67. 98

    UN: Climate Change Action Boosts Economic Growth

  68. 99

    Alibaba Seeks Investors, May Hit Record

  69. 100

    Enviropreneur Seeks to Save the Environment, Empower the Community

  70. 101

    Apple Rolls Out New iPhones, Smart Watch and Mobile Payment System

  71. 102

    Bedouin Woman Runs Successful Business in Palestinian City

  72. 103

    Local Food Enthusiasts Barter Delicacies and Building Community

  73. 104

    Apple's New iPhone Set to Launch Sept. 9

  74. 105

    US Economy Adds Fewer Jobs Than Expected, Unemployment Falls to 6.1 Percent

  75. 106

    US Workers, Politicians Debate Low Wages

  76. 107

    Cost to Raise Child in US Continues to Rise

  77. 108

    Growing Business Offers Paint with a Twist of Wine

  78. 109

    Aging Will Reduce Economic Growth Worldwide in Coming Decades

  79. 110

    Made in America Socks Get Toehold in Online Fashion Market

  80. 111

    Asian Bacteria Threatens Florida Orange Trees

  81. 112

    US Business Leaders Argue for Immigration Reform

  82. 113

    Company Gets Up Close and Personal With Skycrapers

  83. 114

    Ukrainian Businesses Look for Alternatives to Russia

  84. 115

    Oil Wealth Attracts Businesses to North Dakota

  85. 116

    Ebola Hurts Economies in West Africa

  86. 117

    Expectations May be Too High for Mexico Energy Reforms

  87. 118

    Panama Canal Turns 100 Amid Growing Pains, Competition

  88. 119

    Farm-to-Table Concept Distinguishes Diner Chain

  89. 120

    Responding to Sanctions, Russia Bans Imports Of Food From West

  90. 121

    Analysts Welcome BRICS Bank Competition

  91. 122

    US, Partners to Invest $33 Billion in Africa's Energy, Infrastructure, Banks

  92. 123

    US Faces Challenges in Effort to Invest in Africa

  93. 124

    Small US Bank Helps Unemployed Borrowers Find Jobs, Avoid Foreclosure

  94. 125

    Thailand Makes Efforts to Improve Conditions for Migrant Laborers

  95. 126

    In Thailand, Some Efforts to Improve Conditions For Migrant Laborers

  96. 127

    Trade, Investment, Growth Are Key Issues at US-Africa Summit

  97. 128

    US Adds 209K Jobs in July, Unemployment Rises to 6.2%

  98. 129

    Poverty Helps Fuel Ebola Outbreak, Experts Say

  99. 130

    US Economy Rebounds Strongly in 2nd Quarter of 2014

  100. 131

    Women Lead US Economic Recovery

  101. 132

    Washing Company is Green and Competitive

  102. 133

    Young African Leaders Network With Private-Sector Representatives

  103. 134

    Airbus Adds Metal 3-D-Printed Parts to New Jets

  104. 135

    Woman-Owned Hardware Business Thrives in US Capital Area

  105. 136

    US Court Ruling Could Help Foreign Business Interests

  106. 137

    US, EU to Impose New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine

  107. 138

    Signs of Wealth Abound in Irbil as Economy Booms

  108. 139

    Hong Kong's Soaring Housing Prices Hit City's Poorest

  109. 140

    China Agrees to Scale Back Currency Controls

  110. 141

    New Development Bank Likely to Top Agenda of BRICS Summit in Brazil

  111. 142

    US Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.1 Percent

  112. 143

    Experts Say Solar Power Could Soon Pose Economic Threat to Electric Utilities

  113. 144

    Oil Boom Tests North Dakota Legislative Tradition

  114. 145

    Foreign Buyers Snapping Up Luxury Manhattan Apartments

  115. 146

    Solar Power Makes Gains in US

  116. 147

    Ocean Sole: Turning Trash Into Art

  117. 148

    Some Brazilians Ignore World Cup as They Try to Survive

  118. 149

    Crisis Hits Tourism, Business in Odessa

  119. 150

    Mixed Opinions About World Cup Impact on Brazilian Economy

  120. 151

    With EU Trade Agreement, Ukraine 'Open for Business'

  121. 152

    Thailand Takes Steps to Combat Migrant Labor Exploitation

  122. 153

    World Cup Boosting Profits for US Businesses

  123. 154

    China Billionaire's Homeless Lunch Becomes Spectacle

  124. 155

    Cambodian Minister Vows 'Meaningful' Reforms to US Investors

  125. 156

    Thailand Seafood Industry Denies Links to Human Trafficking

  126. 157

    Farm-Raised Fish Must Double to Meet Growing Global Demand

  127. 158

    Sanctions Threat Weighs On Russian Oil Industry

  128. 159

    Syrian Oil Finances ISIL Militants in Iraq

  129. 160

    Ukraine's Fight Against Corruption May Be Toughest Struggle Yet

  130. 161

    World Cup Souvenir Sales Add Up to Big Business in Brazil

  131. 162

    US Central Bank Lowers Growth Forecast But Says Economy Rebounding

  132. 163

    Energy Experts: Iraq-Drive Oil Price Rise Likely Temporary

  133. 164

    North Dakota State-Run Bank Sees Record Profits

  134. 165

    US Energy Company: Cleaner Technologies Make Good Business Sense

  135. 166

    Effects of Transit Strike in Sao Paulo Hang Over World Cup Opener

  136. 167

    Remittances High on Radar of World Economists

  137. 168

    Mobile Games Becoming Multi-Billion-Dollar Industry

  138. 169

    US Employers Add 217,000 Jobs; Unemployment Steady at 6.3%

  139. 170

    Red Shirts Help Revitalize Once Declining Downtown

  140. 171

    Egyptians Wonder if Sissi Can Heal Egypt's Economic Woes

  141. 172

    Gaming Industry Breaks Gender Barriers in Pakistan

  142. 173

    Record Number of Foreign Students in US Seek Hard-to-Find Jobs

  143. 174

    Oil Boom Transforming Rural North Dakota

  144. 175

    US Economy Shrinks 1% in First Quarter

  145. 176

    Alpaca Farmer Shears His Way to Success

  146. 177

    Taxes Provide Best Incentive to Stop Smoking

  147. 178

    Energy Prices are Big Part of Ukraine Crisis

  148. 179

    Experts Debate Effect of Sanctions On Russia

  149. 180

    Pakistan's Bonded Laborers Trapped in Cycle of Debt

  150. 181

    Yellen Upbeat on US Recovery but Says Risks Remain

  151. 182

    Small Parties Risk Big Money to Compete in S. Africa Elections

  152. 183

    EU Urges Russia, Ukraine to Settle Energy Dispute

  153. 184

    US Job Market Sees Spring Pick-Up

  154. 185

    US Vows To Find, Return Ukraine's Stolen Assets

  155. 186

    Report: Africa's Economic Prosperity at Risk From Instability

  156. 187

    Report: Sub-Saharan Africa Needs 11 Million New Jobs Each Year

  157. 188

    News Business in US Faces Big Challenges

  158. 189

    Online Job Postings Seeing Rapid Growth

  159. 190

    Chinese Rejection of Some GMO Corn Worries US Farmers

  160. 191

    US Experts See Growing Desire to Curb Outsourcing to China

  161. 192

    Pacific Rim Trade Deal Proves Elusive

  162. 193

    At NY Auto Show Electric Cars Coming on Strong

  163. 194

    Some Multi-National Companies Ignoring Western Sanctions Against Russia

  164. 195

    Face of American Farmer is Changing

  165. 196

    Millions Labor in Pakistan's Informal Economy

  166. 197

    Report: Africa's Economic Prosperity at Risk From Instability

  167. 198

    Google Buys Drone Company

  168. 199

    US Gas Could Help Europe, But Not Yet

  169. 200

    IMF Says Rich Countries to Propel Global Economy Forward

  170. 201

    Resale Market Blossoming as More Consumers See Value

  171. 202

    Maryland Company's Technology Instrumental in Plane Search

  172. 203

    High Frequency Traders Under Scrutiny

  173. 204

    First Factory Opens in West Bank Industrial Zone

  174. 205

    US Companies Reach Out to Hire Veterans

  175. 206

    Crimean Winery Hopes to Benefit From Russian Annexation

  176. 207

    Virginia Firm Calculating Malaysian Plane Location

  177. 208

    Laws Slow to Catch Up With 3D Printing

  178. 209

    Economists Divided Over Venezuela's New Forex System

  179. 210

    'Green Seal' Teams with Hotel for Environment

  180. 211

    IMF, International Community Step Up Aid for Ukraine

  181. 212

    Prices and Tensions Soar as Fuel Scarcity Drags On in Nigeria

  182. 213

    Pakistan Villagers Find Creative Energy Solutions

  183. 214

    US Freezes Russians' Assets As Ukraine Crisis Deepens

  184. 215

    California Drought Will Lead to Higher Food Prices

  185. 216

    Niger Delta Communities Pressure Shell on 2011 Oil Spill

  186. 217

    Empowering Employees with Disabilities

  187. 218

    Poor Economy Forces Ukraine Miners into Illegal Operations

  188. 219

    Africa Looks to Nuclear Power to Light Up Continent

  189. 220

    Ukraine Crisis, Sanctions Taking Toll on Russia Economy

  190. 221

    Small American Farms Struggling to Survive

  191. 222

    Sanctions Threaten London's Secretive Russian Oligarchs

  192. 223

    Weakening Economy to Test Bachelet's Social Reform Plans

  193. 224

    Shared Kitchen Helps Food Entrepreneurs Cook Up Success

  194. 225

    Europe Looks to US, Qatar Gas to Reduce Reliance on Russia

  195. 226

    US Fed on Track to Reduce Monthly Bond Purchases

  196. 227

    Kansas Farmers Work to Prevent Depletion of Ogallala Aquifer

  197. 228

    Cars of the Near Future on Display in Geneva

  198. 229

    Craftsmen Survive Despite Uncertain Economy

  199. 230

    US Employers Add 175K Jobs in February Despite Harsh Weather

  200. 231

    Ukraine Strife Complicates Investment Climate in Russia

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