Invited Editorial Comment: Equity Trading in the Fast Lane—The Staccato Alternative

  • Robert A. Schwartz
  • Liuren Wu
Part of the Zicklin School of Business Financial Markets Series book series (CUNY)


Competition is good and we want it. (Right on!) Competition keeps prices down, profits in check, and innovation vibrant. (Absolutely!) Competition is fun. (It sure is, if you mean the World Series, Super Bowl, Stanley Cup playoffs, or a kid’s game of musical chairs.) Competition should be our goal, our mantra! Whoa, slow down a millisecond. Now you are carrying this too far, too fast.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert A. Schwartz
    • 1
  • Liuren Wu
    • 2
  1. 1.University Distinguished Professor, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College/CUNYNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College/CUNYNew YorkUSA

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