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Bitcoin trader MyCoin shutters, taking $387M in investor funds

Hong Kong-based MyCoin has reportedly closed its doors, with suggestions the operation was a Bitcoin-themed ponzi scheme.

By February 9, 2015


Impact of Twitter outages grows as stock traders go social

Now that tweets are running through Bloomberg financial terminals, Twitter has a greater responsibility to maintain uptime.

By June 4, 2013


Arrested UBS trader's anguished Facebook posts

A UBS trader accused of perpetrating a $2 billion fraud at the bank, revealed some of his inner fears on Facebook.

By September 17, 2011


Tweets arrive on Bloomberg terminals

Traders and other financial professionals can now monitor social-media buzz about companies they follow. Hello, social enterprise!

By April 4, 2013


Apple and RIM secrets sold by ex-AT&T employee

A former AT&T employee admitted to illegally selling "insider information concerning AT&T's sales of Apple's iPhone and RIM's Blackberry products," to stock traders.

By June 18, 2012


Nasdaq acknowledges trading problems with Facebook's IPO

Exchange's CEO says design problems created confusion among traders ahead of and during the highly anticipated offering.

By May 20, 2012


Nasdaq hitch mars Facebook's big day

The IPO went off a bit later than expected -- and ended up closing almost unchanged -- after Nasdaq's systems reportedly had trouble informing traders and firms that their orders had been placed.

By May 18, 2012


Could a monkey do your job?

From engineers to day traders, how far off are we from a true planet of the apes?

By November 26, 2011


Automated stock trading poses fraud risk, researcher says

In the trade-off between speed and security, big traders are choosing speed to maximize profits.

By July 27, 2011


'EmoBracelet' tells traders when they need a time-out

Biometric-style emotion-sensing system supposedly alerts frazzled day traders when it might be smart to take a breath and step away from the Charles Schwab site.

By October 15, 2009