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Eleazar David Melendez

Critics Assail SEC's Latest Attempt To Protect Us From Trading Mayhem | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business

More than two years since the "flash crash" sent investors fleeing the stock market and nearly a year since the Facebook IPO imploded, the Securities ...

Eleazar David Melendez

Genius Wall Street Plan To Monitor Itself Has Reform Advocates Miffed | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 02.27.2013 | Business

Ever since the so-called Flash Crash nearly three years ago, when stock markets plunged almost nine percent for mysterious reasons, American regulator...


AP | STEVE ROTHWELL | Posted 02.19.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — The Big Board just isn't so big anymore. In a deal that highlights the dwindling stature of what was once a centerpiece of capitalis...

Fat Finger? No Way

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 10.06.2012 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

Speed traders make a fraction of a penny in fees, paid by stock exchanges, for each of the quadrillions of orders that traders can execute within mere seconds -- while losing no money, ever.

Watchdog Chasing After These Speedy Firms

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2012 | Business

March 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. securities watchdog is looking at whether some high-frequency trading firms have used their close links to computerise...


Posted 07.16.2011 | Business

NEW YORK: Nasdaq OMX Group Inc and IntercontinentalExchange are withdrawing their bid for rival exchange NYSE Euronext, saying it became clear t...


Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK/TORONTO (By Paritosh Bansal and Jonathan Spicer) - Nasdaq OMX Group Inc could launch a rival bid for NYSE Euronext to avoid being left on t...

A New Paradigm for Stock Exchanges?

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

Will the U.S. authorities let the iconic NYSE fall under the control of Deutsche Boerse? Will the European authorities accept a dominant European player in derivatives, equities and post trade services?

NYSE, German Group To Merge

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Deutsche Boerse and NYSE Euronext's plan to create the world's largest exchange has sent competitors around the world scurrying to find partners, ...

Electronic Exchanges Empty NYSE Trading Floor

Los Angeles Times | Nathaniel Popper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For 15 minutes last week, the New York Stock Exchange was bustling like it was 1999....

SEC: Stock Exchanges Agree To Changes To Prevent Another Market 'Glitch'

AP | STEVENSON JACOBS and DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The major securities exchanges put aside some of their differences Monday and agreed to coordinate trading rules to prevent stock plu...

How to Save the Global Financial System

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

This crisis is not about the failure of capitalism, globalisation or free enterprise. It is about the fact that there are two economies: the financial economy and the "real" economy.