Why does Wall Street exist?

Love him or hate him, every once in a while Mark Cuban makes sense.  Here’s one of those times:  http://blogmaverick.com/2012/09/21/what-business-is-wall-street-in-3/

He makes the case that high volume traders are the equivalent of hackers searching for every exploitable weakness in a system.  It’s a far cry from the original intent of publicly traded stocks — provide capital so that companies can grow, develop new products, and hire new talent.

About Elton Conrady, Technical Editor

Elton Conrady is Technical Editor at Media Rostra. As a network engineer, Elton has worked in traditional telecom, wireless, state government, and DoD environments. While engineers are considered dull or nerdy in some social circles, Elton has attempted to be an interesting person -- he has played on a barnstorming basketball team in Europe, worked as a commercial fisherman off Kodiak Island, and lived in Croatia for 4 years. Now that he is "grown up", Elton spends his spare time fishing, camping, and hiking.