CHICAGO (Reuters) - Financial trading in world markets has grown so lightning-fast that effective regulation is growing tougher by the second, increasing the threat of crashes sparked by hoaxes, electronic glitches or yet-unknown causes. Full story
(Reuters) - The New York Stock Exchange canceled trades in Anadarko Petroleum Corp <APC.N> after a blip in trading cut the market value of the company by 99 percent, according to a report in Bloomberg. Full story
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors worldwide cut back on commitments to high-yield "junk" bond funds in the latest week, giving just $100 million to the funds globally after committing over $1 billion the prior week, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Full story
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar soared against major currencies on Friday on growing speculation that the Federal Reserve could soon begin to rein in its bond-buying program and after data showed U.S. consumer sentiment hit an almost six-year high in early May. Full story
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People look at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo May 15, 2013. Japan's Nikkei share index rose 2.2 percent to break above 15,000 on Wednesday, with Sony Corp surging after a proposal from a U.S. activist fund to list its entertainment unit sent its U.S.-listed shares soaring 10 pe
A woman using a parasol walks past a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo May 15, 2013. Japan's Nikkei share index rose 2.2 percent to break above 15,000 on Wednesday, with Sony Corp surging after a proposal from a U.S. activist fund to list its entertainment unit sent its U.S.-listed
Passersby walk past in front of a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo May 10, 2013. The Nikkei share average surged to a 5-1/2 year high on Friday as the U.S. dollar broke above the elusive 100-yen mark and extended its gains, with exporters leading the charge as the Japanese currency
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, May 9, 2013. U.S. stocks ended lower on Thursday, breaking a five-day string of record closing highs for the S&P 500 as the market's recent momentum faltered and Apple shares weighed. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS)