1. The Rise Of The Rogue Trader

    We look at what makes a trader "rogue," why they do what they do, and how they get ...
  2. The Death Of The Trading Floor

    Electronic trading has almost completely replaced face-to-face human trading.
  3. Who Owns The Stock Exchanges?

    As M&A heats up among the exchanges, here's how the market currently looks.
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