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  • High-frequency trading machines are here to stay, Cramer said, leaving retail investors in an unenviable position. But that doesn’t mean there’s no way to fight back.

  • If the SEC fails to regulate high-frequency trading, then this stock could be a winner. Plus, Cramer's call on gold.

  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    A recent report reveals Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner met more times with Goldman Sachs Lloyd Blankfein than with Congressional leaders.

  • Governments that bolstered their countries’ ailing institutions impacted by the financial crisis need to step back and give the private sector a chance to innovate and rebuild, former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair told CNBC Tuesday.

  • After a number of safety incidents across the energy space, Gregory Boyce said it's likely there will be new regulation for mining, but it will cost companies.

  • The SEC is working to improve the way it monitors and regulates the markets. Here's what needs to be done.

  • The global economy is in a weak recovery, but it's a recovery nonetheless and the world couldn't even talk itself into a recession, Paul Donavan, international economist at UBS, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Cuba, Havana

    In perhaps the clearest sign yet that economic change is gathering pace in Cuba, the government plans to lay off more than half a million people from the public sector in the expectation that they will move into private businesses, reports the New York Times.

  • CNBC-AP Investor Poll — Complete Results

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    Nearly five months after the May 6 Flash Crash, many individual investors see the stock market as rigged, and they have little confidence in regulators to fix it, according to a CNBC/AP poll.

  • Forget the bears, Cramer said. Pay attention to these bullish signs.

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    It doesn't do anything to address the problems that led to the financial crisis.

  • Ah, the good old days of 1960. It was pretty simple then. Not so in 2010. Here's a brief history.

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    Confidence among average investors is slowly returning after being severely damaged by the financial crisis and the "flash crash" earlier this year, James Gorman, CEO and president or Morgan Stanley, told CNBC Monday

  • More than half of all stock trades are the result high-frequency trading. Does that put the system at risk?

  • There are nearly 50 trading venues. Customers can interact in all of them--making today's trading so complicated.

  • High-frequency trading has spawned a new breed of market mavens far different than the traditional Wall Street titans.

  • The May 2010 Flash Crash helped draw attention to how fragmented the stock market has become and how potentially illiquid it can be in an era of high-speed, computer trading.

  • There's a whole new universe of new places to trade and new players doing the trading. How has it changed, and why? What does it mean for you?

  • Worries about the role ETFs play in changing the nature of how people invest and the market’s high correlation to itself.