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.
When Jane Gladstone first attended the FIA annual meeting in Boca Raton in 2002 she was the only investment banker there.
If there’s one thing firms must have a strong grasp on in the financial markets, it’s data. These days, data comes from every direction possible, and it comes quickly.
U.S. stock-index futures climbed, indicating the benchmark Standard & Poor’s 500 Index will continue its advance toward a record high, as jobless claims unexpectedly dropped last week.
Since their introduction 20 years ago, ETPs have grown in popularity and diversity. Here’s a look at why they have become a trader favorite.
Wrap-up of promotions and moves from around the industry.
A round-up of industry moves and promotions.
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.