IntercontinentalExchange targets double-digit earnings growth in 2014 Consensus FY14 EPS consensus $11.31. The company's 2014 strategic priorities include driving double-digit earnings growth while reducing debt and returning capital to shareholders; driving growth in its global financial and commodities futures markets; building upon its clearing position; and advancing the integration of NYSE Euronext. 2014 priorities listed in slides for Q4 earnings conference call.
NYSE owner warns of cyber risk to frequency trading, Financial Times says IntercontinentalExchange CEO Jeff Sprecher warned that efforts to fend off cyber hackers could reverse the momentumtowards faster markets, reports the Financial Times. Sprecher adds that the growing risk of cyber attacks would force traders to pass new electronic sentries as they connect to his exchanges. Reference Link