News tagged with stock markets

Stock markets can regulate themselves

Whenever crisis threatens the financial markets, voices are loud in calling for greater control. It is dubious, however, whether tighter regulation would actually offer investors better protection against losing their capital. ...

Aug 17, 2011
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Market slide clouds AT&T merger plan

The stock market squeeze is threatening to take the air out of AT&T Inc.'s best argument for the regulatory approval of its $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

Aug 12, 2011
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US imposes new rules on high-speed traders

US regulators on Tuesday announced new rules aimed at shedding light on the secretive industry of computerized high-speed trading, which has been blamed for destabilizing financial markets.

Jul 26, 2011
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