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Views From the Top: Discussing Changes to the World of Trading

Earlier this week, the Financial News reported that the world of trading is under attack on several fronts, as a slew of new rules from Dodd-Frank in the US and the international Basel III capital rules, to the European market … Continue reading

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China’s Stocks Rise for First Time in 8 Days on Europe Optimism

Zhang Shidong of Bloomberg News reports that China’s stocks rose for the first time in eight days on speculation the European debt crisis that has slowed global growth is easing after the region’s leaders agreed to ease repayment conditions for … Continue reading

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Wall Street Rallies After EU Agreement

Rodrigo Campos of Reuters reports that Wall Street rallied on Friday, with major indexes trimming quarterly losses, after euro zone leaders agreed to allow rescue funds to be used to stabilize the region’s banks. Details of the agreement, which includes … Continue reading

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Euro Surges, Stocks Jump After Euro Zone Deal

Herbert Lash reports in Reuters today that the euro recovered nearly 2.0 percent and stocks on major bourses jumped on Friday after euro zone leaders agreed on measures to cut soaring regional borrowing costs in Italy and Spain, in addition … Continue reading

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Europe Shares Rise Ahead of Cliffhanger Greek Vote

Reuters – By Blaise Robinson – June 15, 2012 PARIS, June 15 (Reuters) – European stocks ended higher on Friday, with a key euro zone index hitting its highest closing level in nearly four weeks, as speculation of coordinated action … Continue reading

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European Stocks Fall a Second Day; BSkyB, BT Group Slide

Bloomberg News – By Tom Stoukas – June 14, 2012 European stocks dropped for a second day as Moody’s Investors Service downgraded Spain and Cyprus, while Switzerland’s central bank said that Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN) must increase its capital … Continue reading

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