Thomson Reuters will stop providing high speed traders with early access to Consumer Sentiment information at least for the time being. It looks like increased media coverage and interrogation has put the spotlight on Thomson's and the sale of data to high speed traders ahead of the rest of the market. The crux of the issue is not the sale of the data but the fact that it is only available to a certain type of investor. Amazing to think that a two second delay can be exploited by traders (VIEW LINK)
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