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It didn’t take long for the Department of Justice to issue a second request to Nasdaq and Intercontinental Exchange seeking additional information as it scrutinizes its bid for the NYSE.
Stocks continued to trade narrowly mixed in a quiet session with techs offering one of the few bright spots as investors awaited a slew of major earnings and news of the Federal Reserve's intentions regarding monetary policy later this week.
Two-plus months into the war waged over the New York Stock Exchange, and the participants are gearing up for a key battle: what to call it.
Stocks continued to trade narrowly mixed after an unexpected jump in new home sales, and ahead of a week filled with key earnings reports..
U.S. stock index futures rose slightly Monday after the long Easter weekend, after an earnings-driven rally last week.
Stocks gained, closing at the highs of the session after starting the week in a sharp slide in the wake of Standard & Poor's revised outlook for U.S. long-term debt as largely positive earnings propelled stocks higher.
Stocks added to gains in the final hour of the session after starting the week in a sharp slide in the wake of Standard & Poor's revised outlook for U.S. long-term debt as largely positive earnings propelled stocks higher.
The conditions are there for an "upsurge" in mergers and acquisitions, Laurence Grafstein, co-head of mergers and acquisitions at Rothschild North America, told CNBC Thursday.
Stocks strengthened in quiet pre-holiday trading as a series of strong earnings reports lifted the market, although gains were tempered by mixed economic news.
Stock index futures pared gains after the government reported jobless claims remain above 400,000.
NYSE Euronext Chairman Duncan Niderauer again blasted Nasdaq's and Intercontinental Exchange's newest offer for the stock exchange company Wednesday.
Stocks closed sharply higher in a rally sparked by strength in tech and manufacturing, although bank stocks weakened after Wells Fargo reported a slide in revenue.
Stocks added to strong gains before the close as a rally sparked by strength in tech and manufacturing drove prices higher, although bank stocks weakened after Wells Fargo reported a slide in revenue.
The sweetened bid from Nasdaq OMX Group and the IntercontinentalExchange for NYSE Euronext is even better than it looked when the group announced their $3.8 billion in "committed" financing earlier this week. In reality, Nasdaq assembled a total of $5.1 billion, which includes an additional cushion to pay for the Big Board's debt.
In an undisclosed location underground in New York sits 6,643 gold bars, worth $987 million, that was recently acquired by the University of Texas Investment Management Corporation, one of the largest endowments estimated at $20 billion.
Stocks continued to rally after a series of solid earnings reports led by technology and manufacturing companies.
Stock index futures were sharply higher ahead of the open Wednesday after a series of solid earnings reports.
The mining industry has been caught by natural disasters in the Pacific region, an intense mergers and acquisitions environment and emerging countries eyeing to get a hold on commodities resources, Evy Hambro, MD and CIO of the natural resources team at BlackRock told CNBC.
Stocks ended higher, recovering about half of Monday's losses in the wake of Standard & Poor's revised outlook on U.S. debt amid a slew of largely upbeat earnings and a burst in commodity prices.
Stocks traded higher Tuesday as investors absorbed a slew of largely upbeat earnings reports, several from financial companies, and as energy stocks turned higher along with oil.
Big-name hedge funds like Third Point Capital, Paulson& Co, Pershing Square Capital Management, and Eton Park Capital Management have made it tougher for investors to see fund performance, using complex password-protected websites and putting in settings that forbid things like printing, forwarding, and copying and pasting.
Investment firms have sharply increased the protection they buy to protect against macroeconomic shocks.
The same surging equity prices allowing private equity firms to cash in on sales make it tough to find good purchases.