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August 25, 2016

The debate that engrossed observers of the equity markets over the application of the dark pool featured in Michael Lewis’s Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, has faded. As well, the Investors Exchange LLC (“IEX”), application for approval as public exchange has died do...

July 9, 2015

It’s now been about a year since the furor following publication of Michael Lewis’s book Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt died down, and we thought we’d examine what happened in the interim to address the issues raised — particularly the willingness of securities excha...

July 10, 2014

Published in McLure’s between October 1902 and November 1904, Ida Tarbell’s 19-part series about the ascent and methods of Standard Oil painted John D. Rockefeller as an unethical monopolist. Public reaction to the articles is credited with setting in motion a chain of...

May 3, 2012

“Banging the close” is a practice in which traders place a large volume of orders just before the close of an exchange. The practice, often with the aid of high-speed computers and sophisticated algorithms, attempts to influence the settlement price of the day with the...

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