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April 14, 2014 High-Frequency Traders Get Curbs as EU Reins In Flash BoysSource: Bloomberg
European Union lawmakers are poised to approve some of the toughest restrictions in the world on high-frequency trading, the first crackdown in the aftermath of Michael Lewis’s latest book, “Flash Boys.” The curbs are part of...
Output at the euro zone's factories rose broadly in line with expectations in February, driven by production of intermediate and non-durable goods, suggesting the bloc's recovery is gradually strengthening, EU data showed on...
April 12, 2014 S&P 500 Has Worst Week Since January on Valuation ConcernSource: Bloomberg
The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index and Nasdaq Composite Index capped their worst week since 2012, with stocks most beloved by hedge funds plunging amid concern valuations have climbed too high as earnings season starts.
April 11, 2014 Oil extends losses on China slowdown signsSource: Kansas City Star
The price of oil fell further on Friday as recent signs of sputtering economic growth in China suggested demand for crude could weaken. Other factors influencing crude supplies included a report that U.S. crude reserves rose to a...
April 11, 2014 Banker showdown: Bernanke tells off India's RajanSource: CNBC
In a surprising faceoff Thursday between two of the world's most prominent central bankers, former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke shot back at one of his most prominent critics in monetary policy circles: India's central...
April 11, 2014 Nasdaq drops 3 percent, worst day since November 2011Source: Reuters
The Nasdaq suffered its biggest drop in two-and-a-half years on Thursday after another sharp selloff in biotech and momentum names, including Gilead Sciences (GILD.O) and TripAdvisor (TRIP.O), increasing investor anxiety about a...
April 11, 2014 Impact Investing is the New PhilanthropySource: Hawaii Business
Impact investing is having a big effect on Hawaii by changing the way some for-profit businesses and nonprofit agencies operate. In fact, you don’t have to be multibillionaires like Pierre and Pam Omidyar to make investments that...
NASDAQ - During European morning trade, the DJ Euro îStoxxî 50 advanced 0.40%, France's CAC 40 climbed 0.46%, while Germany's DAX gained 0.69%. Global equities were boosted after the Fed's March meeting minutes...
April 10, 2014 IMF: World Economy Is Stronger but Faces ThreatsSource: ABC News
The global economy is strengthening but faces threats from super-low inflation and outflows of capital from emerging economies, the International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday.The lending organization expects the global economy to...
April 10, 2014 Dovish Fed lowers barometric pressure on rates -test/videoSource: CNBC
A dovish Fed managed to reverse some market perceptions that it would be more aggressive with rate hikes and spun the onus back to the performance of the economy and whether recent sluggishness is just the result of bad winter...
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