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Dimon Faces Senators Over JPMorgan’s ‘Hedge Fund’-Style Trading

Bloomberg News – By Dawn Kopecki, Phil Mattingly, and Clea Benson – June 13, 2012 U.S. senators preparing to hear testimony from JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon said they will press him to explain what … Continue reading

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Manchester United Drops Asia IPO For U.S.

Reuters – By Daniel Stanton and         Fiona Lau – June 13, 2012 SINGAPORE/HONG KONG, June 13 (IFR) – Manchester United, the world’s best supported soccer club, has ditched its plans for an Asian stock market flotation and is preparing to … Continue reading

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Libor Traders Said To Avoid Charges In British Probe

Bloomberg News – By Lindsay Fortado and Liam Vaughan – June 13, 2012 Traders being investigated by U.K. regulators for the suspected rigging of global interest rates are unlikely to face criminal charges while their firms may suffer record fines, … Continue reading

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U.S. Stocks Fall On Europe Concern As Retail Sales Drop

Bloomberg News – By Rita Nazareth   June 13, 2012 U.S. stocks retreated, following yesterday’s rally, as a report showed weakening retail sales while borrowing costs rose in Italy and Germany. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index lost 0.4 percent to … Continue reading

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Dutch Marketmaker Mulls Potential Sale

Financial News – By Tim Cave – June 13, 2012 A Dutch high-frequency trading firm – which is one of Europe’s biggest marketmakers in exchange-traded funds – has appointed a financial adviser as part of a strategic review that could … Continue reading

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Miss It at Your Own Risk: High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour in New York City, June 13

Join Hedge Fund, Alternative Investments, Private Equity, High-Frequency, Algorithmic and Proprietary Trading Professionals From the Most Prestigious Firms for Networking and Cocktails, and for a Unique Presentation From 6PM to 7PM, June 13 (June 12, 2012, New York) Is China … Continue reading

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JPMorgan Directors Knew of Bad Trades: Report

Reuters – By Ernest Scheyder               June 11, 2012 (Reuters) – Some JPMorgan Chase & Co directors and executives knew about risky practices by London traders about two years before bad bets caused the company to lose $2 billion, the Wall … Continue reading

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Lawmakers to Grill Jamie Dimon on Massive Loss

Market Day on MSNBC.com                     By Roland Jones – June 12, 2012 JPMorgan Chase’s Chairman and Chief Executive Jamie Dimon is set for a grilling Wednesday morning when he’s due to appear before a Senate committee to explain massive … Continue reading

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Dubai Stocks Snap Five-Day Gain On Spain Debt Risk

Bloomberg News – By Zahra Hankir – June 12, 2012 Dubai’s shares snapped a five-day rally, leading a drop among Persian Gulf markets, as optimism that the bailout of Spain’s banks will stem Europe’s financial crisis faded, cutting demand for … Continue reading

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Asian Stocks Decline On Doubt Over Spain’s Bailout Plan

Bloomberg News – By Jonathan Burgos and Adam Haigh – June 12, 2012 Asian stocks fell, with the regional benchmark index retreating from a two week high, as surging Spanish bond yields stoked concern that a bailout for the nation’s … Continue reading

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