The rise of cyber crime threatens the links between traders and markets, and will only accelerate as investors boost their reliance on technology. What follows is a conversation about the markets, cyber security and the coming challenges that investors and traders face in the 21st century economy.
In our new section, FINtech Focus, we will profile one of these firms. While FINtech is a broad category, we will be focusing on firms that specifically cater to the alternative investment industry. This week we take a look at iStockAlerts.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is convening a group of financial industry veterans for the first time next month to consider stock market reforms, but one group will be conspicuously absent: retail brokerages.
E*Trade Financial Corp., a brokerage that came under pressure from its biggest shareholder to seek buyers, said Chief Executive Officer Steven J. Freiberg has left the company and its board is looking for a new leader.