Trading in US stock futures had to be halted after violent moves, and markets are spooked

Drew Angerer/Getty Images An unusual move in US equity market futures this morning triggered a market intervention by CME Group, the world’s biggest futures exchange. CME had to halt trading for brief periods “to enter the market preventing even harder moves”. Traders are unsure what caused the move, which has left an extra bout of […]

Century: Eastern Wonders makes cardboard spice trading fun again

Enlarge (credit: Owen Duffy) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. In 2017, newly founded tabletop studio Plan B Games released Century: Spice Road. A tight, brain-teasing card game, Spice Road cast players as merchants trading spices on the overland route between Europe […]

Chinese smart-home product maker Viomi jumps 5% in trading debut

Viomi website Chinese smart-home product maker Viomi opened for trading at $ 9.50 a share. It priced shares at $ 9 apiece, raising $ 102.6 million through its initial public offering. The company said it returned to profit in 2017 and generated $ 10.6 million of net income in the first half of 2018. Chinese hardware giant Xiaomi […]

Cleveland Browns cut Mychal Kendricks amidst charges of insider trading just 2 months after signing him to the team

AP Photo/Tony Dejak The Cleveland Browns released linebacker Mychal Kendricks after federal prosecutors charged him with insider trading. Kendricks admitted his wrongdoing in a statement shortly after the charges were made public. While Kendricks is no longer on the Browns roster, there’s a chance that he could still get paid by the franchise if he […]

Trump says anyone trading with Iran will not trade with US as sanctions come into force

US President Donald Trump has warned that any country trading with Iran will “not be doing business with the United States.” The threat comes as sanctions against the country came into effect at midnight. READ MORE: Rouhani blasts Trump’s ‘psychological warfare’ as Iran braces for US sanctions The announcement came via the president’s usual medium of […]

Buy and Trade These Cool Pop Culture Trading Cards

Though you’ll never get them to admit it, sports nerds and pop culture nerds have a lot in common. After all, sport fans quantify their obsessiveness by memorizing facts, stats, and dates – the same way movie geeks can rattle off credits and box office numbers, while often pledging undying allegiance to “teams”  that are […]

Credit Suisse has made some big hires as it bids to become top 5 player in stock trading (CS)

REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/File Photo Credit Suisse is adding more firepower to its stock trading business.  Alexander Englander is joining Credit Suisse from Barclays as its head of equity sales in the Americas, according to an internal memo reviewed by Business Insider Anthony Buoscio is also joining the Swiss bank from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where […]