Foreign-exchange traders’ messages on Facebook Inc. are being sought by European Union antitrust regulators as they expand a probe into alleged collusion between banks beyond work e-mails and instant messages, two people with knowledge of the case said. Banks have been asked to supply all communications between traders, including social media, said three people who didn’t want to be named because the EU’s requests are private. The EU suspects that some e-mails and online messages have been erased to destroy signs that traders were illegally swapping information, one of the people said. [Bloomberg]
Barclays Trader Who Wanted Access To Hottest Rate Rigging Chatroom Had To Prove Himself During Rigorous 4-Week Probation Period
"Mess this up and sleep with one eye open at night."
So Things Hit A Rough Patch And Facebook Is Ready To Throw In The Towel?
Is that how it is? NYSE Euronext and Facebook have exchanged phone calls and e-mails about the possibility of the company switching its listing from Nasdaq OMX Group, according to a person familiar with the matter. Facebook, which listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market on May 18 after completing the world’s biggest initial public offering by a technology company, is listening to the New York Stock Exchange, said the person, who asked not to be named because the discussions are private. Facebook Said To Have Talked With NYSE About Exchange Switch [Bloomberg]
Beloved Institutions—Facebook And Banks—Discuss How To Increase Their Popularity
Mark Zuckerberg wants to know your credit card balances. What could possibly go wrong?