U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission today issued an order filing and settling charges against Tower Research Capital LLC, a proprietary trading firm, arising from a manipulative and deceptive scheme, spanning nearly two years and involving thousands of occasions of spoofing in equity index futures.
Barclays Plc was so bent on lifting its private trading venue to the upper ranks of Wall Street dark pools that it lied to customers and masked the role of high-frequency traders,
Barclays Plc was fined 26 million pounds ($44 million) by Britain’s markets regulator after a trader was found to have manipulated the price of gold in 2012.
Three former ICAP Plc employees were charged by U.S. prosecutors in a scheme to manipulate Libor.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. resumed settlement talks with the U.S. as authorities prepared to sue the bank in California federal court.
JPMorgan reportedly will pay $900 million to settle U.S. and U.K. claims surrounded last year's massive trading losses.
The Connecticut firm allegedly violated NFA rules on compliance and financial requirements.
The CFTC says FCStone allowed a single account to acquire a massive options position that it could not maintain, losing the company $127 million.
The SEC charged a prominent Denver-based businessman with insider trading based on information he obtained from the CEO of an oil and gas company.
A federal court order finds that Robert Cannone and National Equity Holdings fraudulently solicited $1.4 million in client funds.