Barclays has admitted it broke the law and agreed to pay $70 million

Barclays and Credit Suisse have settled federal and state charges that they misled investors in their dark pools, with Barclays admitting it broke th(...)

VW’s co- operation with an inquiry involving  US state attorneys general had been described as “spotty” and “slow”

Volkswagen is failing to co-operate sufficiently with a United States investigation into the emissions scandal, according to New York attorney general(...)

Eric Schneiderman, New York’s attorney general. Mr Schneiderman is to investigate possible manipulation of foreign exchange trading. Photograph: Louis Lanzano/Bloomberg

The New York attorney general is investigating possible manipulation in foreign-exchange trading, according to a source, aiming more scrutiny at a mar(...)

Apple launched Apple Music on Monday, a $9.99-a-month streaming music service that will likely alter the dynamics of how consumers listen to music

The attorneys general of New York and Connecticut are investigating Apple’s negotiations with music companies to look for signs of potential antitrust(...)

New York’s attorney general has questioned 13 national retailers, including Gap, Target and JC Penney, about “on-call shifts”, a staffing practice th(...)

A sign sits above the entrance to a Credit Suisse Group  in Geneva, Switzerland. Photograph: Valentin Flauraud/Bloomberg

Credit Suisse said it would fight a US lawsuit which accuses the Swiss bank of deceiving investors in mortgage-backed securities it had issued. The Zu(...)

The request to Virtu Financial comes as the firm attempts to go public, a process delayed after the March 31st publication of the  latest book by Michael Lewis (above) sparked unprecedented scrutiny of high-frequency traders.  Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Virtu Financial, a high-frequency trader trying to sell shares in an initial public offering, has grabbed the attention of New York’s attorney (...)

Traders at the New York Stock Exchange. Electronic market makers have all but eliminated the old system of human floor traders.

SAM MAMUDI The technological arms race among professional equity traders threatens to destabilise US markets and mo(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on March 28, 2014 in New York City. Photograph:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The prospect of a new book by the former bond trader turned chief scrutiniser, taking a hard look at the predatory world of high-frequency trad(...)

Eric Schneiderman, the New York attorney general, set up a fake yoghurt shop in Brooklyn in a sting operation to trap fake online review companies. Photograph: Nathaniel Brooks/The New York Times

New York’s attorney general set up a fake yoghurt shop in Brooklyn in a sting operation to trap fake online review companies.Eric Schneiderman announc(...)