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Wall Street wants more female traders, but old perceptions die hard

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As a biomedical engineering student at Duke University, Priya Karani thought she did not have the right skills to break into the heavily male-dominated field of Wall Street trading......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 14th, 2018

Asia AM Digest: AUD Faces RBA Lowe Speech as Markets Await Fed

DailyFX com Current Market Developments Brexit Bill Passes GBP Struggles Finding Direction A day that was filled with event risk saw markets swinging as traders braced for the impending FOMC and ECB rate decisions later on Wall Street was.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqJun 12th, 2018

Oil struggle for direction as traders digest report of rising Saudi output - MarketWatch

Wall Street JournalOil struggle for directi.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 11th, 2018

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Traders Will Be Focusing on Future Fed Rate Hike Predictions

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Traders Will Be Focusing on Future Fed Rate Hike Predictions Wall Street stocks closed higher on Friday, trading in relatively low volumes ahead of the Fed meeting. The Dow Jones Industrial Avera.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 11th, 2018

Wall Street inches up as investors eye summits, Fed decision

(Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes edged higher on Friday as investors placed bets ahead of a busy week of central bank meetings and some traders cited a shift out of emerging markets most exposed to higher oil prices and global trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 8th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Virginia set to expand Medicaid, and other states are following

Virginia is poised to expand Medicaid after a hard-fought legislative battle, making it one of a growing number of states where there is interest in expanding the program after Republicans failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act last year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 30th, 2018

Fed Backs Easing Volcker Rule Restrictions on Big Banks' Trading - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalFed Backs Easing Volcker Rule Restrictions on Big Banks' TradingWall Street JournalWASHINGTON—Traders at big banks would get more freedom to buy .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMay 30th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Nasdaq, Cboe rip SEC plan to limit trading rebates

Two of the biggest U.S. stock-exchange operators have accused the Securities and Exchange Commission of exceeding its legal authority with a proposal to limit the rebates they pay traders to attract stock orders......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 29th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Jane Garvey selected as United Continental’s first female chairman

United Continental Holdings Inc. has named its first female chairman......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Stacey Cunningham set to become first woman to lead New York Stock Exchange

The New York Stock Exchange is set to get its first female leader in its 226-year history......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2018

Uncertainty Dominates Asian Trading Session

Asian traders were biding their time in early trade on Thursday as a healthy lead from Wall Street was tempered by geopolitical concerns and caution ahead of high-level China-US trade talks......»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMay 17th, 2018

Wall St. back in black as Russell 2000 hits record

(Reuters) - Retail and technology stocks led Wall Street back to positive territory on Wednesday, and the small-cap Russell 2000 hit a new intra-day high, even as traders remained on edge about geopolitics and rising U.S. interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 16th, 2018

Prop Trading Returns As Volcker Rewrite Allows Banks To Engage In Short-Term Trades

And just like that, after a ten year hiatus, prop traders are about to become the most desired job on Wall Street (now that hedge funds are replacing their trading desks with algos). As a reminder, the main co.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 15th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Coinbase aims to become one of the first bitcoin exchanges to welcome high-speed trading

Coinbase Inc., which operates the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, said that it would upgrade its systems with services that cater to ultrafast traders......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2018

Inside the Wall Street charity day where celebrities and star athletes pretend to be traders

Anthony J Causi BTIG, an international trading firm, hosted its 15th annual Commissions for Charity Day last week. The company raised more than $5 million to be donated to charities around the world.  "We are thrilled with the re.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 15th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Italy’s populist 5 Star, League parties reach deal on government program

Italy’s antiestablishment 5 Star Movement and hard-right League party reach an agreement on a government program, likely clearing the way for the formation of a governing coalition between Italy’s two largest antiestablishment parties......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 13th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Dow, S&P futures rev higher as Trump’s Iran move boosts oil

Wall Street was set for an upbeat trading day on Wednesday, with energy companies leading the charge higher premarket on the back of a rally in oil prices as traders digested Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2018

Wall Street dips on trade woes, weak earnings

(Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes were down on Thursday, but off their session lows on what some traders said was due to technical buying amid worries of the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks, rising interest rates and disappointing earnings reports......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 3rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Afghanistan’s first female pilot granted asylum in U.S. after receiving death threats

U.S. authorities have recognized it is too dangerous for her to return home......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 1st, 2018

Market Snapshot: Wall Street stocks ready to slip further, with Pfizer earnings ahead

U.S. stocks were set for a weak open on Tuesday, building on the prior session’s losses as traders waited for a deluge of earnings, including those from heavyweights such as Pfizer premarket and Apple after hours......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 1st, 2018

SoftBank Chief Eases Hard Stance on Sprint - Wall Street Journal

EngadgetSoftBank Chief Eases Hard Stance on SprintWall Street JournalTOKYO—Just fiv.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 29th, 2018