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Stock Manipulation Probe Launched After Prices Spike

Bloomberg – U.S. regulators are investigating whether investors manipulated end-of-day stock prices to avoid being forced by their brokers to sell holdings. These gaps, which caused the Dow Jones Industrial Average to swing as much as 104 points this month […]

Morgan Stanley and MUFG renegotiating pact: source

Reuters – Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, which has watched Morgan Stanley’s share price plunge 58 percent last week, is seeking more favorable terms to its $9 billion deal, a person briefed on the matter said. The Japanese lender will […]

SEC Pushes Hedge Fund Oath in Manipulation Probe

Bloomberg – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, seeking to jumpstart a hunt for suspected manipulation of financial stocks, will require hedge fund managers, brokerages and institutional investors to describe under oath their bets on the firms. Investors with “significant” […]

Traders, Hudge-Fund Mgrs Whistle Past Wall Street Graveyard

CNNMoney.com – Wall Street equity traders usually thrive on volatility, but the latest arrival of carnage on their doorstep has distracted and confounded them. This habitually brusque bunch is even more harried than usual, worrying about their livelihoods and the […]

Oil loses appeal as hedge against risk

Globe and Mail – Once viewed as a safe haven, crude oil has lost its lustre as investors bet that the crisis in financial markets will hurt an already weakened global economy and drive down petroleum demand. At the same […]

Forex Market Platform Launch By Avalon

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Avalon Capital Holdings Corporation, and its wholly owned subsidiary, Traders Development LLC, announced that it has initiated alpha testing of its proprietary ECN system. The Avalon ECN is a liquidity aggregator, which takes the best […]

Help wanted on Wall Street

CNN Money – No one would dare go so far as to say that the Wall Street job market is bright. Through June, financial firms of all stripes have shed an estimated 63,000 jobs over the past year, according to […]

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