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How A Class Led Me To The Italian 'Sister' I Never Thought I'd Have

Lauren Cooke | Posted 06.13.2014 | Teen
Lauren Cooke

Despite my limited knowledge of Italian, I made up for it with French, English, hand gestures and Google translate.

Monitoring FX Markets for Antisocial Behavior

John Bates | Posted 06.08.2014 | Technology
John Bates

If there are lessons to be learned from the recent foreign exchange markets scandal, then the need to monitor the behavior of traders must be on the top of the list.

Why the "Art of Cool" Is the Best Festival in 2014 You Might Sleep On, Until Now - Part 1: The Lineup

Wyatt Closs | Posted 05.20.2014 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

In late April, its going down. That is, an eclectic mix of Jazz, Neo-Soul, jazzy Hip-Hop and Retro Funk for two days. Purely that. Straight, no chase...

Miami Dade College Sets Back Educational Exchange With Cuba

John McAuliff | Posted 03.26.2014 | Miami
John McAuliff

Cuban-American initiative has muddied the waters of educational exchange with the U.S. in the run-up to an important international conference in Cuba February 10-14, Universidad 2014.

Untangling the Libor and Forex Scandals

Andrew Verstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Andrew Verstein

Regulators in the United States, Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and elsewhere are investigating potential manipulation of the market for foreign currency, sometimes called FX or foreign exchange.

European Attacks on U.S. Regulators Must Not Be Allowed to Weaken U.S. Derivatives Rules

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 08.24.2013 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

This is little more than a brazen attempt to bully U.S. regulators into delaying and weakening U.S. rules, which, as Senator Elizabeth Warren has pointed out, must not happen.

An Open and Diverse Economy to Benefit All Algerians

Christine Lagarde | Posted 05.22.2013 | Business
Christine Lagarde

The goal of continued stability -- and certainly the hope for more broadly shared growth -- cannot be taken lightly. Everybody I spoke to in Algiers agreed the country needs a more open and diverse economy to create a bigger pie, and to ensure that all Algerians get their fair share in it.

How Many High-Frequency Traders Are Out There?

Irene Aldridge | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business
Irene Aldridge

It's not a secret that many pension fund, mutual fund and hedge fund managers are concerned about high-frequency traders (HFTs). While their concerns are many, perhaps the biggest uncertainty involves the actual extent of HFT participation in the markets, their identities and their intent.

Trading: A Gambler's Game? (Part 1)

Zaheer Anwari | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Zaheer Anwari

By trading using the daily and weekly chart, minimal time is spent in the markets, maximum results are yielded and the one thing we require most of all -- our time -- can be spent exactly how we choose to. After all, who wants to spend all day staring at a screen?

The Turtle Traders

Zaheer Anwari | Posted 10.22.2012 | Business
Zaheer Anwari

The Bet "We're going to raise traders like they raise turtles in Singapore." That is what one of the world's famous commodities speculators, Richard ...

Metta World Peace: 'The Dollar Is Up'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.21.2012 | Business

Just like NBA basketball star Metta World Peace, the Canadian dollar has its ups and downs. Ends up, World Peace knows that better than most. The ...

PHOTO: Trader Racks Up Insane Nightclub Bill

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.06.2012 | Business

Ever partied for $100,000 per hour? One British finance wonder kid seems to have. Alex Hope, a 23-year-old UK foreign exchange trader, reportedly r...

Market Inconsistencies Can Be Explained -- and Acted On

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business
Mohamed A. El-Erian

There are four factors that investors need to understand well in order to navigate what is a remarkably fluid outlook for markets.

Money Held Hostage by Eastern Bank of Massachusetts

Richard Zombeck | Posted 09.20.2011 | Business
Richard Zombeck

We live under the unfortunate false assumption that the money we make and put in the bank is ours. That we can access it at any time and that we have a right to it. After all this is America.

What I Learnt in Rio: Discussing Ways to Manage Capital Flows

Olivier Blanchard | Posted 08.03.2011 | Business
Olivier Blanchard

Governments have five tools to adjust to capital flows: monetary policy, fiscal policy, foreign exchange intervention, prudential tools, and capital controls. The challenge is to find, for each case, the right combination.

Zach Carter

Treasury Blocks Regulation Of Market That Sparked $5.4 Trillion Fed Bailout

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.29.2011 | Business

The Treasury Department plans to exempt foreign exchange derivatives from new Wall Street reform regulations, a Treasury official said Friday, dismiss...

Shahien Nasiripour

EXCLUSIVE: Two Leading House Dems Will Close $50 Trillion Loophole In Derivatives Reform Bills

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 11.18.2009 | Business

The two House Democrats shepherding derivatives reform proposals through Congress will close an existing $50 trillion loophole for foreign currency co...