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  • High-Speed Traders Said to Be Subpoenaed in N.Y. Probe

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent subpoenas to six high-frequency trading firms seeking information about special arrangements they have with exchanges and dark pools as well as their trading strategies, according to a person familiar with the matter.

  • Ex-Sanofi Executive Gets 16 Months for Insider Trading

    A former Sanofi executive who cooperated with prosecutors got 16 months in prison for his role in an insider-trading ring that made $1.4 million in profit off pharmaceutical and medical technology company tips.

  • Pedophiles Lured by Avatar in Tech Industry Porn Fight

    Sweetie looks much like other unfortunate young Filipinas. Just 10 years old, her user profile shows, she spends her days online fielding requests from men who offer her money to perform sexual acts in front of a webcam. When she logs on, invitations pour in -- “Are you a working girl?” or “I’m into girls your age” -- from strangers keen to get her into a private show via Skype or Yahoo! Messenger.

  • GM Traders Most Bearish Ever Versus Ford on Rising Costs

    General Motors Co. shares are having the worst start to a year since returning to the market after bankruptcy. Traders are bracing for bigger declines.

  • U.S. Stocks Rally After Retail Sales, Citigroup Earnings

    U.S. stocks rebounded from the worst weekly losses in two years, weathering a selloff at the start of the final hour, after data showed retail sales increased the most since 2012 and Citigroup Inc. earnings unexpectedly rose.

  • Nasdaq CEO Says Michael Lewis Comments on HFT ‘Irresponsible’

    Michael Lewis’s argument that the $23 trillion U.S. stock market is rigged in favor of speed traders is careless, according to Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Robert Greifeld.

  • FBI Transcripts Link Steinmetz to Alleged Guinea Payments

    Billionaire Beny Steinmetz approved millions of dollars in payments to a wife of the former president of Guinea as he fought to keep part of the world’s largest iron-ore deposit, a suspect in a U.S. graft investigation said in conversations secretly taped by the FBI.

  • Citigroup Shares Rise as Profit, Revenue Beat Estimates

    Citigroup Inc. rose as much as 4.6 percent, the most in more than 15 months, after the bank posted a surprise increase in first-quarter profit and revenue that beat analysts’ estimates.

  • Citi Profit Tops Estimates as Bank Taps Loan-Loss Funds

    Citigroup Inc. reported an unexpected profit increase and beat analysts’ estimates as the company recouped funds previously set aside for bad loans and cut losses at a division holding unwanted assets.

  • Three Killed by Gunman at Kansas City-Area Jewish Centers

    Three people were shot to death at two Kansas City, Kansas-area Jewish facilities yesterday, a day before the first night of Passover.

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