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Morning six-pack: What we're reading Wednesday

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Happy Wednesday. Welcome to the high-frequency edition of the Morning Six-Pack.

You'll notice that this new Michael Lewis book has caused a bit of a row in the markets. Interestingly enough, the Read Morebest way to beat the high-frequency traders is not to join them. (Forbes)

Much of Lewis' book "Flash Boys" focuses on how traders try to beat each other to the punch on stock prices, or "front-run," in market lingo. Someone, it turns out, may have tried to front-run the book. (Barron's)

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan is taking a pretty big risk that doesn't offer commensurate rewards with his daring budget proposal. (Roll Call)

Austerity continues to rock on the euro zone periphery, as Greek bond yields find a fresh new low.(Financial Times)

That WhatsApp acquisition for Facebook seems to be paying off: The company reported handling a record 64 billion messages Tuesday, which is a whole lot of chatting going on. (StreetInsider)

And finally ... the newest trend in real estate is to go West, rich man, with Silicon Valley becoming the new McMansion capital of the world. CNBC's Robert Frank explains.

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