Money & Speed: Inside the Black Box is a thriller based on actual events that takes you to the heart of our automated financial world. Based on interviews with those directly involved and data visualizations up to the millisecond, it reconstructs the fastest and deepest U.S. stock market plunge ever.
On the 6th of May 2010, the American stock markets plunged by almost 10% in only 20 minutes.
By reconstructing this mysterious “flash crash”, Money and Speed uncovers a world of computer driven financial markets in which profit or loss are determined at the speed of light. Mind-blowing visualizations of financial data show what goes on in the black boxes of the world of finance. What are the consequences of putting computers in charge of our financial system?
Also available as the world first Touchdoc as an iPad app. Developed in close collaboration with Catalogtree, Vpro Digitaal & Noodlewerk.
With leading “quant” Paul Wilmott, historian George Dyson, quantitative hedge fund manager Rishi Narang, Gregg Berman, the SEC’s lead flash crash investigator Gregg Berman, data analist Eric Scott Hunsader, New Jersey property consultant Jeff Hipschman and former financial regulator Bill Black.
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