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Iran hopes to resolve trading freeze with HSBC

HSBC Canary Wharf

Iran is lobbying to get HSBC to process humanitarian trade transactions that Europe's biggest bank has frozen because of concerns about potential breaches of international sanctions, sources familiar with the trades told Reuters.

Ex-Goldman programmer's arrest ruled illegal

Michael Lewis - Flash Boys

The former Goldman Sachs programmer twice charged with stealing the company’s high-speed trading code on his last day of work scored a pre-trial victory last week, as a New York judge ruled his arrest was illegal and threw out some of the evidence against him.



The Titanic

The world has glimpsed financial crisis. But is the worst to come?

They were studying the snow forecasts in Davos on Friday. But the 3,000 bankers and CEOs who had flown to the Swiss ski resort for the annual gathering of the global business elite were not interested in what conditions would be like on the slopes this weekend. Rather, they were focused on the monster blizzard stalking the US.