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.
The Chicago Board Options Exchange opened for trading three-and-a-half hours late today after a software malfunction shut the derivatives market as its top executives were away at an industry event in Las Vegas.
Reports say that a software glitch at Infinium Capital Management is suspected of causing a $1 per barrel surge in crude oil on Feb. 3.