Lunchtime Long Read

How to Make $50 Million from Your Bedroom

And then get arrested and watch your fortune vanish before your eyes. This is the unbelievable but true story of the "Flash Crash Trader" from England that played a major role in wiping out half a trillion dollars of market caps in mere minutes.

According to the U.S. government, the day trader had made tens of millions of dollars using an illegal practice called spoofing, including, fatefully, on the morning of May 6, 2010, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell almost 1,000 points ..."