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.
BlackRock Inc., the world's largest asset manager is acquiring a San Francisco-based robo-adviser, FutureAdvisor, the firm announced Wednesday morning. Unlike competitors in this space, BlackRock does not plan to target individual investors with the robo-adviser, which offers portfolio management online.

Europe’s largest airliner in terms of passengers, Ryanair, has had $5 million siphoned from one of its bank accounts.

The Chinese stock market, deprived of the type of global liquidity afforded to the former colony of Hong Kong, came to life following the April announcement of the timeline for a two-way link.
France’s national financial prosecutor opened a preliminary probe into possible insider trading at BNP Paribas SA, the lender that paid a record fine for U.S. sanctions violations this year.
CFTC staff issues interpretative guidance regarding customer margin deposits submitted using automated clearing house payment processing systems.
So here it is, one of the biggest hurdles for the development of the Bitcoin ecosystem is the still present regulatory vacuum which makes traditional financial institutions wary of companies related in any way to cryptocurrencies.
Matt Levine riffs on New York Superintendent of Financial Services Ben Lawsky's proposed "BitLicense" regulations.
‘Why do you invest in gold, when it doesn’t pay interest?’ This is one of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to gold investment discussions.
Jurors in the trial of five former Bernard Madoff employees were shown video clips of the con man telling participants at a conference in 2007 that fraud on Wall Street was “virtually impossible.”