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When Will Wall Street go Neutrino ?

I think it is not a question about if, but about when Wall Street will go Neutrino (?). Every millisecond counts in high-velocity trading, in particular for High Frequency Trading HFT. To go from fiber optic communication around the surface of earth to Neutrino communication through the earth will give very significant time savings in information flow between financial centers. This even if Neutrinos not can move faster than light (in vaccum). Award winning science writer Bruce Dorminey just came out with a interesting article on this topic:

Neutrinos to Give High-Frequency Traders the Millisecond Edge