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There should be more women traders than men. It's capitalism.

Paul Modley | Posted 11.18.2016 | Business
Paul Modley

One of the core tenets of capitalism is competition - where the best rise the top, be it goods, services. or talent itself. Just as central to the sys...

How to Protect Yourself in The Stock Market

Timothy Sykes | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Timothy Sykes

It may not seem like a particularly important part of trading, and while it isn't as exciting or as glamorous as counting the money you make, it is very important. If you aren't able to protect yourself in the stock market, you may end up making a very serious mistakes, mistakes that could cost you a great deal of money.

Sam Tarly Is Officially Out Of Control Without Jon Snow

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.12.2016 | Entertainment

Some things on “Game of Thrones” go together like peanut butter and jelly: the Starks and their direwolves, Joffrey and resting bitch face, and, o...

Creating a 'Freedom Lifestyle' Through Day Trading

Marcello Arrambide | Posted 07.09.2016 | Business
Marcello Arrambide

Whether your goal is to have the ability to move or travel at will, work from home or have to have more money to do more of the activities you enjoy, day trading can provide a way.

Why Traders Fail

Timothy Sykes | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Timothy Sykes

What gives? How can Wall Street be thriving when it seems virtually impossible for individual traders to get a foothold in the market? The answer lies in the misconceptions that too many amateur traders have about what trading is and what it entails.

From Average Joe, to Profitable Trader

Nancy Laws | Posted 05.19.2016 | Money
Nancy Laws

The need for security is the one thing that all human beings have in common. That security may come in different forms for each of us, but it all boils down to the same thing.

Want To Make A Difference? Don't Be A Hedge Fund Manager

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 11.24.2014 | Business

Long before the 2008 financial collapse, the American economic landscape had shifted, plunging the country into something of an identity crisis. Manuf...

April Showers Hit Markets: Bring an Umbrella to Trade

Terry Connelly | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

Forces at work from Tokyo to Kiev have been roiling the U.S. stock market for a couple of week. But the financial sushi that is now on the menu in Japan, and Russia's "Crimea of the Century" are only part of the story.

Accused Insider Traders Charged In Bizarre Scheme That Involved Eating Post-Its

Reuters | Jonathan Stempel | Posted 09.18.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - A Morgan Stanley stockbroker and a clerk at a prestigious New York law firm were charged with insider trading in corporate mergers, in an ...

Study Finds Hormones' Surprising Affect On The Markets

Reuters | Posted 04.19.2014 | Business

* Stress may be under-recognised cause of market instability * Findings are from field and lab studies of cortisol levels ...

OMG: Goldman May Ban Some Online Chatting

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business

Jan 23 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc may stop traders from using certain chat messaging services to protect internal conversations that are la...

Big Bank Cracks Down On Chat Rooms

Reuters | Posted 02.16.2014 | Business

LONDON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - JP Morgan Chase, the biggest U.S. bank by assets, is banning the use of multi-dealer online chat rooms and the use of suc...

The Goldman Affair: What Is the SEC Trying to Say?

Georges Ugeux | Posted 10.02.2013 | Business
Georges Ugeux

Beyond this case, a new question needs to be addressed: how accountable are the superiors of failing employees? Are employees supposed to second-guess the instructions they receive from their superiors?

Mark Gongloff

Bankers Struggle To Live On $1+ Million Pay: Report | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.02.2013 | Business

Like many carbon-based lifeforms, you perhaps think that bankers are driven only by naked greed. But that is just because you don't understand them: T...

It's So Easy To Rig Markets These Days

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business

And now it's time for another installment in our continuing series, Manipulating Markets Is Easy. What have traders gone and manipulated this time? Th...

Libor Fraud Is Hilarious, Traders Say

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.26.2012 | Business

Libor is a joke. Don't get me wrong, the London Interbank Offered Rate, or Libor, is deadly serious business, affecting $350 trillion in derivative...

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.

Here's The Sh*t Sales Traders Say

Posted 02.27.2012 | Business

And it's finally dropped. No, we're not talking about Tupac's latest album from beyond the grave. It's the "Sh*t Sales Traders Say" video. Admitte...

Goldman Employee Under Fire Over Leaked Info

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2012 | Business

Feb 15 (Reuters) - A Goldman Sachs technology analyst is under investigation by federal authorities for leaking inside information to hedge funds, t...

Have Financial Markets Slipped Beyond Our Control?

Robert Harris | Posted 02.02.2012 | Business

By Robert Harris, author of The Fear Index If you want to know why the world economy is in such a mess take a trip to Waxahachie, Texas, and look a...

Animated Video Chronicles Rise To Fame Of The 'Trader From Hell'

Posted 03.14.2014 | Business

Alesso Rastani’s fifteen minutes of fame aren’t quite over yet. The "independent trader" that told the BBC that he dreams of another recession...

This Little Piggy Went to the Gas Market

John Bates | Posted 08.30.2011 | Business
John Bates

Historically, fat finger trades -- where a trader presses the wrong key or adds a zero too many on an electronic trading system -- were considered exclusive to equities markets. But they are now stretching their piggy little digits into other asset classes.

Traders Betting Big On Guilty Verdict In Huge Insider Trading Case

Posted 06.29.2011 | Business

NEW YORK: Traders are betting there is a 90 percent chance that hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam will be found guilty of insider trading when the jur...

Goldman Sachs' Derivatives Generated 35% Revenue

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs made up to 35 percent of its 2009 revenue from derivatives, according to recent documents disclosed to the Financial Crisis Inquiry Comm...

Market Monkeys Guarding Bananas Again

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

The probe into the "flash crash" has yet to report the cause, but whatever it is will provide another example that the system is dangerously unpoliced and that manipulative behavior is unchecked.