SEC charges five traders for short selling violations

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged five traders for committing short selling violations while trading for themselves and Worldwide Capital Inc., a Long Island, N.Y.-based proprietary firm ... Read More
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Slow Your Judgments on Fast Trading

In a recent pair of articles, hedge-fund magnate Cliff Asness defended high-frequency trading against most of the attacks that have been leveled against it. Asness is known for his ... Read More

Asian stocks weak on world bank growth downgrade

Asian stock markets were weak on Wednesday, dragged down by the World Bank’s lower global growth forecast. The bank cut its forecast for global economic growth this year to ... Read More

Gold, silver rise on global cues

Gold prices rose by Rs 70 to Rs 27,250 per ten gram in the national capital today on increased buying by stockists, taking positive cues from the global markets. ... Read More

Caution reigns as traders await Mr Draghi

The euro is steady, benchmark bond yields nudging lower and bourses are mixed as investors wait to see if the European Central Bank will introduce a package of measures ... Read More
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The Greek Bond Dump

Here’s a chart showing Greece’s 10-year bond yield during the past 10 days: Here’s what happened. On Thursday, speculation swept the markets that the government was about to levy ... Read More
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Oil prices rose amid Ukraine tensions

Oil rose above $100 per barrel on Monday amid renewed tensions over Ukraine. Benchmark U.S. crude for June delivery was up 13 cents to $100.12 a barrel at 0650 ... Read More

SEC Fines NYSE for rule violations

The New York Stock Exchange’s $4.5 million penalty for oversight violations represents the Securities and Exchange Commission’s first salvo since Michael Lewis reignited scrutiny of market structure. NYSE, which ... Read More
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