Madoff's Calls From Jail
The Ponzi scheme artist confesses his crime, but once again implicates the big banks and friends that fed him funds.
BlackBerry Secure, Android Not?
With smartphones outselling PCs for the first time, criminals are now targeting mobile devices. How can you protect your phones?
Inside a Scion Start-Up
"Do you know who my father is?" You would expect such a question could only come from the spoiled offspring of an affluent father, but if a Bloomberg report is to be believed, Adam Wyden doesn't exactly strike me as one of those children.
Can Nasdaq Break Up the NYSE-DB Deal?
The proposed merger of the NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Borse has led to speculation over potential U.S. exchange tie-ups and attempts to break up the deal.
How to Catch a Proprietary Trader
How can regulators successfully distinguish proprietary trading from market making in a straightforward, easily understood way? Our answer would be to apply a general framework to evaluate trading using metrics that would indicate the possibility of proprietary trading.
Yahoo! Finance Launches iPad App
Yahoo! Finance MarketDash allows consumers and professionals to track news, market data and changes in the stock market on the popular iPad tablet.
Budget Cuts Threaten to Bleed OTC Swaps Reform Dry
As regulators work to implement the most profound reform of the nation's financial system since the FDR administration, a looming budget cut threatens to slash their resources, even as the workload multiplies.
Direct Edge Names New Head of Sales
Exchange operator Direct Edge announced the hiring of Bryan Christian to be its new head of sales, where he will oversee sales activity impacting existing accounts and new customer acquisitions.
The iPad Invades Wall Street
With the sudden popularity of Apple Inc.'s iPad reaching a fever pitch across the industry - particularly inside hedge funds - the pressure on information technology departments has never been greater.
The End of an Era for the NYSE?
NYSE merger talks with Deutsche Borse are a sign of the waning influence of Wall Street and physical exchanges in global financial markets.