US: Trading


  • NEW YORK, March 20- U.S. Treasuries prices were roughly unchanged on Thursday a day after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spooked traders by signaling the U.S. central bank's policy-makers may start raising interest rates sooner than expected.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St edges higher after Philly Fed data Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 10:48 AM ET

    Wall Street opened lower but reversed course after the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank said its business activity index rose far more than expected in March, rebounding after a contraction in February.

  • *Ukraine in view as Russia seizes naval bases. *Lennar Corp, Jabil Circuit both rise after results. NEW YORK, March 20- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a modestly lower open on Thursday as investors continued to digest comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who raised the specter of an earlier-than-expected rate hike.

  • *Asian share markets follow Wall St into the red. SYDNEY, March 20- The U.S. dollar was hanging onto hefty gains in Asia on Thursday as investors wrestled with the risk that U.S. interest rates could rise sooner and faster than previously thought, slugging stock and bond prices.

  • Marketwired stops selling data to high-speed traders Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 1:27 PM ET
    Marketwired web page

    Marketwired, which publishes and distributes corporate earnings, said it will no longer sell them to high-frequency trading companies.

  • SEC to push 'tick size' for small-cap stocks Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 9:35 AM ET
    Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Jo White.

    The SEC will press ahead with a pilot that will allow small-cap stocks to trade in wider increments, the chair announced Friday.

  • Cramer: 3 rules to navigate wild world of trading Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    Unless you're a pro, Cramer doesn’t advocate trading in and out of stocks. But if you're going to do it anyway, he wants you to be prepared.

  • Someone gave stock traders lasers: Report Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 10:02 AM ET

    The next big thing in high-speed trading could be something pulled directly from a science-fiction movie.

  • Investors watching earnings for any sign of growth Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 5:47 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    "Results are running light, and negative announcements have been off the hook," one analyst said amid a spate of disappointing reports.

  • E-Trade leaves clients out in cold ahead of Fed Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 2:45 PM ET

    E-Trade's system crashed Wednesday, leaving furious clients unable to execute trades just ahead of a market-moving indicator.

  • Ford's shares hammered on Europe, LatAm woes Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 10:39 AM ET

    Ford said it expects lower pretax profit in 2014, and that targets for global automotive operating margin are at risk.

  • Investors are fleeing the municipal bond market Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 1:05 PM ET
    The former Packard Plant in Detroit.

    Investors are fleeing the U.S. municipal bond market as it shrank to $3.6 trillion in the third quarter of 2013, the smallest since the end of 2009.

  • Sears to spin off Lands' End business Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 7:14 AM ET

    Sears Holdings said Friday that it will spin off its Lands' End clothing business as a separate company by distributing stock to the retailer's shareholders.

  • Could the S&P top 2000 – or does ‘bumpiness’ loom? Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 8:19 AM ET

    The S&P 500 is on track to reach 2,000, but the start of Fed tapering could provoke a fall of 10 percent or more, warned a senior investment analyst.

  • Despite DC deal, market rally could be cut short Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 4:58 PM ET
    A trader work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Wall Street's bulls may be partying hard on the prospect of a Washington debt deal, but the actual vote is likely to trigger a "sell the news" letdown.

  • JC Penney shares plunge 15% to near 13-year low Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 5:14 PM ET

    JC Penney shares tumbled to their lowest in nearly 13 years after a Goldman Sachs report projected slow sales and liquidity trouble.

  • SEC charges 23 firms in short-sale crackdown Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 12:37 PM ET

    Twenty-two investment firms will pay more than $14.4 million in sanctions to settle SEC charges of illegal short-selling practices.

  • Financials near to regaining S&P 500's top spot Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 7:26 AM ET

    The financial sector stands within a whisker of recapturing the mantle as the $17 trillion U.S. stock market's heaviest hitter.

  • The stock market's line in the sand—S&P 1700 Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 8:48 PM ET

    With many traders at the beach, the remaining bulls and bears will skirmish around this key level. Here's what's on tap for the week ahead.

  • Om: Lululemon Chairman Eyes $220 Million Stock Sale Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 8:15 PM ET
    Dennis Chip Wilson, founder and chairman of Lululemon.

    Lululemon Founder and Chairman Dennis Wilson plans to sell off some of his shares, which would reduce his stake to 25% and net him nearly $220 million.