Wall Street Roundup: Fast traders slow down. Goldman's backroom push
Hits keep coming. Some troubling new data on unemployment, along with a host of other factors, have sent stock markets falling again.
Fast traders slow down. Nearly a year after the "flash crash," which was widely blamed on high-frequency traders, these traders appear to have given up some of their prominence in the market.
Goldman's backroom push. Goldman Sachs appears to be putting on a sustained push to protect some of its risky investment units from being curtailed by the financial reform legislation.
-- Nathaniel Popper
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