Trading on leaked Fed decision - The Fed is investigating news organisations over concerns the FOMC statement released last week -which disclosed the central...

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Trading on leaked Fed decision - The Fed is investigating news organisations over concerns the FOMC statement released last week -which disclosed the central bank's shock 'no taper' decision - was distributed to some traders in Chicago before anyone else. Follow the link for a chart depicting the unusually high-volume trading which occurred just milliseconds before other traders in Chicago could have learnt of the Fed's decision - a sharp contrast to the very low volumes ahead of the Fed's decision. As much as $600 million in assets has been estimated to have changed hands during those milliseconds. (VIEW LINK)


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