Tom C. W. Lin (Temple): The New Financial Industry. Manuel A. Utset (FSU): Financial System Engineering. James Angel (Georgetown): When Finance Meets Physics: The Impact of the Speed of Light on Financial Markets and Their Regulation. The Wolf Hunters of Wall Street: An excerpt from Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis (and more). Kevin Roose on what it’s like to star in a Michael Lewis book; and on 9 gripes from a leading high-frequency trader about Michael Lewis’s “one-sided” book. Should you worry about high-frequency trading? High-speed trading isn't about efficiency, it's about cheating: When hedge funds use bots to buy and sell stocks within milliseconds, they're not improving the market — they're rigging the market. The new faces of Wall Street: An excerpt from Young Money: Inside the Hidden World of Wall Street's Post-Crash Recruits by Kevin Roose (and more and more and more and more and more). The truth is out: Money is just an IOU, and the banks are rolling in it. Locking up the banksters — it's not hard: This speaks volumes about the nature of justice in the United States today. Sorry, Wall Street, the crash wasn't everyone's fault: Dean Starkman on exposing the big lie of the post-2008 economy. Lynn Stuart Parramore on why Wall Street loves Dixie: When bankers express fondness for the Old South, they ain’t just whistlin’ Dixie. Finance and societies: Pedro Bossio on lessons to be learned from the early Middle Ages. The return of securitisation: A much-maligned financial innovation is in the early stages of a comeback.