Jon Stokes makes me think I was a too sanguine about HFT yesterday.

Only a few algorithm-wielding firms are behind a huge surge in options trading.

TARP banks paid out an unseemly $32.6 billion in bonuses in 2008.

Another reason why there are so few mortgage modifications.

The Fed actually stops losing on its Bear and AIG assets. (For now.)

Some pushback against the Taylor rule's effectiveness as interest rates hit zero.

-- Zubin Jelveh