FBI, DOJ Investigate High-Frequency Trading Firms

By CNN

Published 04/01 2014 10:43AM

Updated 04/01 2014 10:49AM

The FBI and the Justice Department are investigating whether high-frequency trading firms are rigging the US stock market.

For more than a year, CNNsources say federal agents have been looking into high-speed trading firms' activities.

Including whether they're taking advantage of information before it becomes public, in order to to gain an edge over competitors.

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