Author Michael Lewis alleges that the stock market is "rigged" by a cabal of high frequency traders, stock exchanges, and Wall Street firms.
I haven't read Mr. Lewis' book, but I've read the S-1 for Virtu, which is a high-speed trading firm that is slated to go public, likely in the next few weeks.
Lehman Brothers may be long dead, but its assets continue to be a lucrative investment for hedge funds.
Trade halts are rare in IPO debuts. Energous, which develops wire-free charging technology, was halted today because it tripped a circuit breaker.
The IPO parade is underway and after double-digit pops for yesterday's three IPOs, today shows a mixed picture.
After a rough week, 6 IPOs priced at sensible levels, and a big rally in three new offerings have greatly reduced the anxiety.
Emerging markets storm higher while small- and mid-cap stocks fall behind. Russell 2000 and Nasdaq at six-week lows.
BlackRock chief Larry Fink thinks companies should focus more on long-term results while Carl Icahn is more "short-termist." Who's right?
After disappointment with King Digital, the IPO market is watching new offerings very carefully.
King Digital trades below offering price, causing concern in hot-hot-hot IPO market.
The largest hedge funds now control more cash than ever.
The Blackstone Group plans to reduce its ownership in SeaWorld to 25 percent. In December it was as high as 63 percent.
A new study from the Global Business Travel Association paints a profile of optimistic spending.
Come April, the price will fall to 530 yen with the sales tax completely excluded, and retailers can choose to absorb none, some or all of the tax.
Hedge fund manager John Paulson already made billions off the sub-prime mortgage market. Now he's hoping for more.
One airline has a flight that has been late 293 times in a row, the Telegraph reports.
On the surface, the IPO market is terrific. So terrific many are questioning whether it's in a bubble.
Nearly half of all Americans know what bitcoin is but most don't trust the virtual currency, according to a new survey.
In the U.S. there may be appetite for clamping down on Russian aggression. In Germany, though, the clamor is decidedly more subdued.
A strategy shift by macro funds during a losing year.
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