The most important rules governing high-speed electronic trading weren’t written by market regulators, New York’s attorney general or a computer whiz. They were formulated a century ago when Albert Einstein figured out nothing could travel faster than light.
Israel’s formula for boosting trade to China is to hang at the Expo Museum in Shanghai. It’s E=mc2, the Albert Einstein discovery that the government uses to symbolize the virtues of its technology companies.
Albert Einstein’s musings about God and religion, handwritten in a letter in 1954, will go up for sale on EBay in an auction that will start at $3 million on Oct. 8, the online marketplace said on its website.
Israeli Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz is hoping that an original copy of Albert Einstein ’s E=mc2 manuscript in his country’s pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo will prove the right formula to attract Chinese trade.