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High-Frequency Traders Chase Currencies

Forget the equity market. For high-frequency traders, the place to be is foreign exchange.<p>Firms using the ultra-fast strategies getting scrutiny …

Volcker Rule Challenged in U.S. Court by Bank Group

The final version of the Volcker Rule was challenged in a lawsuit over claims that requiring small banks to divest their holdings in some …

ETF Funds Everyone Should Own

It has become a standard conversation, particularly when people bend my ear about investments: What exchange-traded fund (ETF) should I own? Which are the best?<p>It’s a funny question, since the whole point of index funds and ETFs is to do away with the notion of “best” and get people to buy plain …

Forex Markets: Learning to Live Without Fed Stimulus

By Ira Iosebashvili<p>Some fund managers are throwing in the towel after two weeks of extreme volatility that blew up previously successful bets on the yen, Australian dollar and other currencies.

How Deleveraging is Reshaping European Banking

Often frantic capital raising, merging, divesting and the quest to comply with looming Basel III accounting standards are shaping a European banking sector still scarred by the effects of financial crisis.

IRS Takes The Fifth, But You Can't

IRS and Treasury officials surely don’t like to appear before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, chaired by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA). Who would? But despite all the hoopla and hearings, the IRS scandal just keeps on rolling. Remember Schulz on the old Hogan’s Heroes TV show? “I …

How hackers allegedly stole “unlimited” amounts of cash from banks in just hours

Feds accuse eight men of participating in heists that netted $45 million.<p>Federal authorities have accused eight men of participating in 21st-Century …

By Acquiring This Company You Never Heard Of, Aaron Levie Just Punched Dropbox In The Gut

You probably never heard of Crocodoc. It's a seven-person startup and class of 2007 Y-Combinator alum that raised a little over $1 million.<p>Terms of the acquisition were not announced but we bet the team made a pretty penny. That's because, despite its small size, Crocodoc had a handful of huge …