Senator Asks Constituents Whose Gas Bills She Helped Jack Up On Behalf Of A Speculative Hedge Fund To Vote For Her, Anyway
Shame has never been a big part of Kelly Loeffler’s constitution.
NYSE Chief Does Not Want To Antagonize The Biterati
Launching a bitcoin futures contract might seem like a sop to the blockchain gang, but might actually be a plot to destroy our utopian digital currency future.
Maybe E*Trade Should Stop Giving Four-Year Contracts To Its CEOs
Like the four who held the job before him since its, er, difficulties began five-and-a-half years ago, Steve Freiberg did not do a particularly good job running E*Trade. But he's been compensated handsomely for facing the wrath of an angry Ken Griffin before getting a pink slip in August.
Derivative Of Derided Derivatives In The Works
So credit-default swaps have a pretty bad rap in the wake of that whole financial crisis. And people apparently aren't interested in trading things that some parts of the general public (otherwise known retail investors) blame for the aforementioned unpleasantness without actually understanding anything about CDS. The IntercontinentalExchange has an idea to change all of that:
NYSE Now Intentionally Screwing Up to Emphasize Need for ICE Deal
The IntercontinentalExchange really, really wants the Liffe. Oh yea, and the New York Stock Exchange, too. Sure. But it's really, really worried that those damned antitrust bureaucrats are going to screw them, as they are wont to do.