Thousands of French police officers
marched in the streets of Paris on Wednesday, protesting against
poor working conditions they say have led to dozens of suicides
among their ranks since the beginning of the year.
Two brokerage firms will pay a
combined $25 million in penalties to settle charges they
employed fraudulent practices to solicit and accept orders from
traders to buy and sell foreign exchange options, two regulators
in the United States said on Wednesday.