Forex market is 'wild west' as abuse probes begin

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The foreign exchange (FX) market is a 'wild west' open to rigging, but regulators are becoming sharper as the spotlight is turned on the sector, the vice president of NASDAQ stock exchange's market surveillance team told CNBC.

S&P warns exchanges-clean up your glitches or else

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Standard & Poor's has just released a very interesting report with a pointed warning to all the stock exchanges in the U.S.: exchanges that have significantly more technical problems than others could lose market share as investors lose confidence in the exchange.

SEC to discuss Nasdaq trading outage


The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will meet with heads of the major exchanges on September 12th to discuss last week's Nasdaq trading outage, the regulator said on Tuesday.