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Gap shares fell in extended-hours trading on Thursday after the clothing retailer missed revenue expectations and lowered its full-year guidance.
L Brands on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $131.8 million.
Gap shares are up in extended trading after the retailer predicted third-quarter earnings that topped market forecasts.
Sports apparel maker Under Armour reported slowing quarterly growth in its apparel business, sending its shares down about 6 percent in early trading.
The Securities Exchange Commission on Thursday accused a New York-based trading firm of manipulating the closing price of thousands of stocks.
Richard Fuld, Jr., the former CEO of Lehman Brothers, is advising a deal to acquire National Stock Exchange, according to Dow Jones.
Eric Schneiderman defended a controversial lawsuit against the British bank Barclays and opposed its motion to dismiss the case.
High-speed platforms would begin to look less like impenetrable computer fortresses and more like old-fashioned exchange floors under the plan.
The head of CFTC pledged he would be a tough cop now that the agency has finished a raft of rules to oversee the $710 trillion global swaps market.
A JPMorgan Chase unit will pay $650,000 to resolve charges that it submitted inaccurate reports about positions held by some of its large clients.
Key Wall Street executives called for reform to some trading fees that could be causing market distortions and increased use of dark pools.
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission is targeting 10 firms in a high frequency trading probe, according to an SEC document.
While the feds investigate CYNK Technology, the traders involved in the company are frozen, and maybe out of luck.
Thanks to technology's rapid expansion, many traders say wearables or holograms may replace manually entering orders down the road.
With the larger stock market stuck in a boring trading range this year, investors are turning to much riskier penny stocks in search of return.
As U.S. indexes are testing highs, retail investors are jumping back into the risky world of penny stocks faster than ever.
Selling in stocks and a surge of buying in bonds accelerated after negative reports on two key legs of the economy—manufacturing and housing.
Global bond yields are in a deep slide, taking the 10-year U.S. Treasury to a level not seen since October.
Shaquille O'Neal is used to talking about high-profile, pricey trades as a broadcaster, but he got a crash course in a different kind of trading.
The Treasury's auction of $16 billion 30-year bonds got the cold shoulder from big investors.