In an investor alert titled "Bitcoin: More than a Bit Risky," the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said recent events such as the bankruptcy of Bitcoin exchange operator Mt. "Speculators drawn to bitcoin trading should understand that bitcoin prices have fluctuated widely, and wildly," said Gerri Walsh, FINRA's vice president for investor education.» Read More
The Securities & Exchange Commission is meeting with the heads of the various exchanges today following a trading glitch at the Nasdaq, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Ron Geffner, Sadis & Goldberg partner, and Harvey Pitt, Kalorama Partners CEO, discuss last week's trading glitch at the Nasdaq and share their thoughts on what went wrong and how to strengthen the data systems at the exchanges.
Goldman Sachs experienced a trading glitch that caused a huge batch of erroneous trades Tuesday. Many may be canceled but the snafu could still cost Goldman upwards of $100 million.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Terry Duffy, CME Group president & executive chairman, about what drove the company's earnings beat and what it will take to drive volume amid Basil III requirements.
England plans to sell shares of its postal service on the London stock exchange. Matt Welch, Reason Magazine and CNBC's Brian Sullivan, discuss whether the U.S. Postal Service should do the same.
Christian Katz, CEO of SIX Swiss Exchange, highlights that European markets remain in a "low-volume environment" and that the regulatory climate has hindered most exchanges from growing.
Bart Chilton of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission explains why he is pushing for new regulation of banks doing business overseas.
Can hedge fund managers capitalize on the ups and downs of the market? Gregory Taxin, Clinton Group, and Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation," discuss.
How exchanges benefit from the market volatility, with CNBC's Seema Mody.
Bart Chilton, Commodities Futures Trading Commission commissioner, explains how a cross-border compliance rule will allow his exchange to regulate subsidiaries of U.S. companies.
CBOE won a long-running court battle to prevent rival International Securities Exchange from listing options on two key stock market indexes.
"Yesterday we had a software bug; it wasn't any sort of hacking incident," William Brodsky, chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, said about why the system wasn't open for trading for three hours yesterday.
The world's busiest options exchange has been closed all day, reports Fast Money trader Jon Najarian. No word yet when the exchange will reopen. "Guys are sitting there scratching their heads, talking with each other trying to figure out what's going on," said Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group. Meanwhile, CNBC's Rick Santelli wonders if the trading systems have gotten too complex.
Nasdaq OMX Group said it slashed the 2012 annual bonus of Chief Executive Robert Greifeld by $542,100 over the botched handling of Facebook's initial public offering last year.
Nasdaq OMX Group said it will form a joint venture with SharesPost to establish a marketplace for private companies. The stock exchange operator will retain a majority stake in Nasdaq Private Market.
Thomas Kloet, CEO of TMX Group, puts a tough quarter behind him and outlines why TMX is excited about Asia Pacific growth opportunities.
More than $8 trillion in paper fortunes were restored to investors when the Dow crossed the 14,000 mark, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo sit down with Duncan Niederauer, NYSE Euronext CEO, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland to talk about the future of trading around the world.
Trading in dark pools - equity trading systems that do not publicly display orders - has continued to grow in recent years despite decreasing volumes on open exchanges.
CNBC's David Faber digs deep into the M&A deal between IntercontinentalExchange and NYSE Euronext.