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There are reports oil giant Halliburton will buy Baker Hughes. This is one side effect of lower oil prices.
Can shares of the parent company to Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin Robbins stay hot? One options trader seems to think so.
Stocks moving sideways is good for a market at records where many sectors are overbought and few bargains exist.
U.S. stocks opened lower on negative sentiment in Europe, but the Shanghai Composite closed up 1 percent to a three-year-high.
The Hong Kong-Shanghai stock link-up is one of the biggest developments in years for investors in international markets.
Options contracts with an expiration of 20 minutes? They're real, and they're popular on one prominent trading platform.
The S&P 500 has closed at a record high 39 times this year, despite concern over Ebola and conflict in Iraq and Ukraine.
Carter Worth of Sterne Agee says that poor Nasdaq Composite breadth points to downside ahead.
Asian indexes rallied on news that a link between Shanghai and Hong Kong's exchanges will move forward, opening the $2 trillion market fully to foreign investment.
Amid near-historic low interest rates, surging markets and record earnings, investors are finding few cheap stocks just one month after bargains were abundant.
IBM is down significantly since it reported earnings Oct. 20 amid concerns there are not many fast growth opportunities.
The euro dropped and European equities rose on dovish comments from European Central Bank head Mario Draghi, but how unconventional can he get on stimulus?
The GOP's takeover of the Senate is barely moving stocks. Major averages are mostly moving off of oil.
The Dow has not had a loss in a pre-election year since 1939, a statistic that suggests stocks could be up again in 2015.
Stocks drop amid report tension is brewing between ECB head Mario Draghi and his counterparts ahead of Thursday's meeting.
Michael Kors and Priceline both reported earnings beats, but slowing growth could sour momentum traders on the stocks.
Stocks pop then drop as markets call Saudi Arabia's bluff when it says it's going to raise oil prices.
About 75 percent of the S&P 500 has reported, and Q3 earnings growth is likely to hit 10 percent, but companies are revising down Q4 and 2015 earnings estimates.
Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund announced it will put half its assets in stocks and cut its holdings of government bonds, boosting global markets.
The NYSE's Securities Information Processor (SIP), which consolidates quote and trade data for NYSE-listed stocks, went down Thursday.