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  • IEX'S exchange plan stirs U.S. stocks queue jumping argument

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For more than a decade, queue jumping by traders has been a big no-no in U.S. stock market, prevented in the name of fairness. Now, an upstart trading platform has revived a debate on whether it may be just what markets need to become more transparent.
  • A tough sell: insurance against a China financial crisis

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Selling insurance against a financial crisis should not be difficult, five years after the last one nearly wrecked the global economy. But when it comes to China, the world's second-largest economy, the probability of a full-blown...

    Troubled Central Basin Water District may lose insurance

    A controversy-riddled water district involved in a federal corruption investigation is in danger of losing its insurance, a political black eye that could have implications for the agency and its 2 million customers. The Assn. of California Water...

    Don't cripple the innovative Flash Boys

      Don't cripple the innovative Flash Boys
    Chicago's financial traders have been finding innovative ways to do business faster than the competition since, oh, at least the mid-1800s. In the old days, they used shouting and hand signals to make a speedy deal when the time was ripe. These days,...

    Exchanges, brokerages hit with high-speed trading class action

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dozens of the largest U.S. stock exchanges, brokerages and high-frequency trading firms were hit with a class action lawsuit by the capital of the state of Rhode Island, accusing them of manipulating the U.S. securities markets....