Personal Finance

April 5, 2014 6:32 PM

Claim of a ‘rigged’ stock market ignites a debate

Author Michael Lewis championed the claims of an inquisitive trader who didn’t like what he found. The blowback came out of Lenexa, home of Bats Global Markets. “Shame on you both for falsely accusing thousands of people and possibly scaring millions of investors,” Bats president William O’Brien said. The public displays revealed a long-simmering fight over how financial markets work. It already had caught the attention of big investors and investigators alike.

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