Computer intelligence is getting more human every day. They solve problems like humans, they communicate like humans, and now, they're ruining the world's financial markets just like humans. NYSE Euronext, the trans-Atlantic regulatory body that monitors stock trading, has fined Credit Suisse's trading division for failing to monitor a computer trading algorithm that misconducted hundreds of thousands of stock transactions.
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