Palantir Technologies, a big data startup co-founded by Peter Thiel, has completed a massive $450 million funding round that values the company at $20 billion.
Two rival exchanges, the New York Stock Exchange (Nyse) and Nasdaq OMX, are planning to provide back-up to each other's closing auctions in order to prevent a repeat of the outage that hit Nyse earlier this month.
Kx Systems, a leader in high-performance database and time-series analytics, has announced that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for use of its kdb+ software in supporting its ongoing IT objectives.
An SEC commissioner has called on the regulator to massively expand the scope of recently introduced rules designed to strengthen the US market's technology infrastructure and protect it from cyber attacks.
The Securities and Exchange Commission today approved a proposal by the national securities exchanges and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for a two-year pilot program that would widen the minimum quoting and trading increments–or tick sizes–for stocks of some smaller companies.
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Pamela C. Dyson has been appointed as the SEC's Chief Information Officer (CIO) in charge of overseeing the agency's information technology functions.
BATS Global Markets (BATS) formally filed a petition for rulemaking on market structure reform with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and issued a call-to-action to the industry, urging participants to engage in a constructive dialogue to improve the already healthy U.S. equity market for all investors.
The Securities and Exchange Commission today released publications that address cybersecurity at brokerage and advisory firms and provide suggestions to investors on ways to protect their online investment accounts.
The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a subsidiary of UBS with disclosure failures and other securities law violations related to the operation and marketing of its dark pool.
The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted two new sets of rules that will require security-based swap data repositories (SDRs) to register with the SEC and prescribe reporting and public dissemination requirements for security-based swap transaction data.
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