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Investors who had been bracing for another rough summer were breathing a little easier Friday after the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index climbed past 1,600 for the first time and the Dow Jones industrial average breached 15,000, both ps...
Cameron and Tyler Winkelvoss have been many things in a short time: Olympic rowers. Nemeses of Mark Zuckerberg. Characters on "The Simpsons." Now they can add a new label: bitcoin moguls.
Wall Street cheered an agreement that ended the fiscal impasse in Washington, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 to its biggest gains in more than a year on Wednesday.
The big story in the markets this year was not about stocks.
For several years, the Wall Street wizards who built a faster, more fragmented, stock market justified their creation by pointing to the benefits it yielded for investors in the form of lower trading costs.
The trading firm Knight Capital recently rushed to develop a computer program so it could take advantage of a new Wall Street venue for trading stocks.
Even though U.S. stocks have doubled in price over the past three years, investors and traders large and small are stubbornly avoiding the market.