The state of Massachusetts wants to know whether investors are getting ripped off because their brokers are paid to send orders to U.S. stock exchanges, a practice that drives much of the trading in the $27 trillion market. Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin said Tuesday that he’s examining these incentive payments -- he called them “kickbacks” -- to see if they create conflicts of interest, resulting in investors’ orders not being executed in the best way possible.
U.S. regulators are scrutinizing how hedge funds and other money managers divvy up the stock they get from hot initial public offerings due to concerns that highly lucrative trades are inappropriately enriching a select few, said three people familiar with the matter. Investment firms typically oversee multiple funds, and the Securities and Exchange Commission is asking how they dole out shares of newly listed companies among those various portfolios, the people said.
Three former Citigroup Inc. traders who admitted to spoofing U.S. Treasury futures markets will avoid sanctions after they cooperated extensively with a broader investigation by Wall Street’s main derivatives regulator. Jeremy Lao, Daniel Liao and Shlomo Salant won’t receive penalties for manipulating markets in 2011 and 2012 because of their help in the agency’s pursuit of other wrongdoers, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said in a statement Thursday.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".