To sleep, perchance to trade …

Oh great. In addition to all the other reasons to worry about the state of the world economy, now we learn that big investment decisions are being made by a bunch of sleep-deprived traders, working in the dark in the middle of the night. Somehow, this knowledge is not going to help me sleep any ...

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Stephen M. Walt
By , a columnist at Foreign Policy and the Robert and Renée Belfer professor of international relations at Harvard University.
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Oh great. In addition to all the other reasons to worry about the state of the world economy, now we learn that big investment decisions are being made by a bunch of sleep-deprived traders, working in the dark in the middle of the night. Somehow, this knowledge is not going to help me sleep any better either.

Oh great. In addition to all the other reasons to worry about the state of the world economy, now we learn that big investment decisions are being made by a bunch of sleep-deprived traders, working in the dark in the middle of the night. Somehow, this knowledge is not going to help me sleep any better either.

Stephen M. Walt is a columnist at Foreign Policy and the Robert and Renée Belfer professor of international relations at Harvard University. Twitter: @stephenwalt

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