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Wall Street Grabs NATO Towers in Traders’ Speed-of-Light Quest

Traders Magazine Online News, July 16, 2014

Jesse Westbrook and Sam Mamudi

An 800-foot microwave tower in a Belgian cow pasture transmitted messages for the U.S. armed forces in 1983 when suicide bombers killed hundreds of military personnel at Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. Now itís being used by high-frequency traders.

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