European bonds have gained since European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said last Friday that the bank was prepared to respond with "all available tools" if euro zone inflation dropped further.» Read More
Chinese property companies are rushing to the dollar bond market, almost matching last year's sales in the first month of 2013 alone, in a frenzy that could inflate the sector's gearing and the broader risk of a housing price bubble.
With the economy creating 157,000 new jobs in January, why did Treasury prices tick higher? Trader Jim Iuorio has an idea.
With the Dow Jones industrial average on track for its best January since 1989 and the S&P 500 off to its fastest start since 1997, one of Wall Street's most-accurate prediction tools, the January Barometer, is flashing a green light for stocks.
Investors poured a record $55 billion in new cash into stock mutual funds and exchange-traded funds in January, thresearch provider TrimTabs Investment Research said.
President Obama nominated Mary Jo White to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, tapping an attorney with broad experience in prosecuting white-collar crimes to lead an agency that has a central role in implementing Wall Street reform.
CNBC's Gary Kaminsky takes a look inside the SEC crime lab, where six terabytes of digital data, emails and documents come in for review every month.
A financial trading tax (FTT) planned by a group of euro zone nations could leave major banks, its main target, relatively unscathed while less nimble smaller trading houses, pension funds and asset managers bear the brunt.
The nascent market for "dim sum" bonds - denominated in Chinese yuan but issued outside the mainland - is poised for strong growth this year, gaining traction even as China opens its own markets to lure investors' money directly inside its borders.
Yield-chasing investors, whose hunger for income powered a long rally in Asian junk-rated bonds, are finally feeling the first symptoms of indigestion after a year-long binge.
Whether it was stocks or bonds, trading revenues declined or stayed flat at major banks, which reported earnings this week.
Eager to dig homeowners out from under a $374 billion mortgage mountain, South Korea is moving to let its banks start selling securities similar to those at the center of the 2007 U.S. housing crisis.
A securities research analyst who had publicly refused to cooperate in a sweeping government insider trading probe was sentenced to more than four years in prison Tuesday.
The big returns on high-yield debt won't continue in 2013 as price increases stall, but they should still offer low- to mid-single digit returns, Jeffrey Rosenberg, BlackRock's chief investment strategist for fixed income, told CNBC on Friday.
Robert Khuzami, the enforcement director at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission who worked to rebuild the SEC's tarnished image after the Madoff scandal and the financial crisis, is departing the agency, the SEC announced on Wednesday.
Despite so-called "fiscal cliff" worries, the S&P 500 has had an improbable run.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the latest details on former hedge fund portfolio manager Mathew Martoma's arraignment in New York City on insider trading charges.
Italy sold all the bills and bonds it aimed to at an auction on Thursday, a few days after outgoing Prime Minister Mario Monti announced he may join the election race to lead a reform-minded centrist alliance.
Debate over potential fixes for the "fiscal cliff" has thrown the municipal bond market into turmoil, but the selling may now be overdone, Alexandra Lebenthal, CEO of Lebenthal & Co., told CNBC.
Apple's stock plunge is hurting investors who chased hot mutual funds that loaded up on Apple as the stock raced to a record $705 per share.
U.S. regulators and exchanges are getting closer to a framework for a "kill switch" that could be used to shut down trading before software glitches wreak havoc on markets.