• NEW YORK, Jan 16- Exchange operator BATS Global Markets is in discussions to buy institutional foreign exchange trading platform Hotspot from KCG Holdings Inc for nearly $400 million, three sources close to the situation said on Friday. The $5 trillion- a-day foreign exchange market has been the focus of a probe by regulators in Britain following allegations...

  • Precision Castparts and UBS are big market movers Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 4:41 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Precision Castparts Corp., down $20.09 to $199.63. Regal Entertainment Group, down $1.08 to $20.01.

  • NYMEX-US crude rises above $49 after best day since 2012 Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 7:22 PM ET

    SINGAPORE, Jan 15- U.S. crude rose for a second session on Thursday after surging nearly 6 percent in the previous session in its biggest gain since June 2012 as traders with expiring options bought back futures. *U.S. crude for February delivery was up 43 cents at $48.91 a barrel by 0005 GMT, after briefly hitting a session high of $49.59. *Exchange operator Nasdaq OMX...

  • The No. 2 U.S. stock market operator said the SEC had also concluded a separate investigation into the development of order types on the legacy BATS exchanges without taking any action. Exchanges are required under federal securities laws to obtain SEC approval for rules governing how buy and sell orders are matched and to comply with those rules.

  • Both BATS Global Markets and Nasdaq OMX Group recently said they have held talks with banks on outsourcing some or all of their dark pool operations. In June, the New York attorney general brought a lawsuit against Barclays, accusing the bank of misleading clients in its dark pool. Also in June, dark pool operator Liquidnet agreed to pay the Securities and...

  • Nasdaq eyes running dark pools for banks - WSJ Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 12:15 AM ET

    Jan 12- Nasdaq OMX Group has approached several big banks with a proposal to take over the operation of their so called "dark pools," and plans to seek regulatory permission to do so, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing Nasdaq Chief Executive Robert Greifeld. Last month, Citigroup Inc said it would shut down its alternative stock trading venue LavaFlow, at a time...

  • 2014 Stock winners & losers  Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    Morgan Brennan takes a look at some of this year's winner and losers in the markets.

  • Nasdaq's strange trip back to record territory  Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 7:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu traces the Nasdaq's long climb back from its all-time high set in March of 2000.

  • New kids on the Nasdaq  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 12:34 PM ET

    The Nasdaq 100 is adding three new names today. CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at which names are in and out of the Nasdaq 100.

  • Optimistic about US dollar-based assets: Pro  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    After a two-day stock rally, what does 2015 hold for the market? Katie Nixon, Northern Trust Wealth Management, discusses the high-yield bond market, and catalysts she's watching for next year.

  • How low is crude gonna go?  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    Ben Lichtenstein, president at TradersAudio.com discusses what to expect from the markets today.

  • Greifeld: US market deepest, fairest, most efficient  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    Nasdaq OMX Group CEO Robert Greifeld, discusses the dialogue between regulators, banks and exchanges on market structure in 2015.

  • Luring high-profile IPOs to Nasdaq: Greifeld  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    Insight to how the 2015 IPO market is setting up, with Nasdaq OMX Group CEO Robert Greifeld.

  • Nasdaq movers: Tesla, Netflix & more  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on the big movers in the Nasdaq.

  • Biotechs drag Nasdaq lower  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Rogers tracks the action at the Nasdaq going into the close. The composite is on track for its biggest monthly drop since October of 2012.

  • More on Cambria's 'Global Asset Allocation ETF'  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 7:47 PM ET

    Mebane Faber, CIO of Cambria Investment Management, introduces the firm's newly launched exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the Nasdaq, which has no management fee.

  • Nasdaq's three bright spots  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports Western Digital, O'Reilly Automotive and Apple managed to post gains amid Tuesday's selloff.

  • Europe closes down 2% after oil hits $65  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed sharply lower on Tuesday as a slide in the oil price and Chinese and U.S. equities weighed on investor sentiment.

  • Europe closes lower, led by construction stocks  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Monday, with construction stocks continuing to weigh heavily after Wall Street opened down.

  • Europe ends over 1% lower after Draghi disappoints  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European closed lower on Thursday after the President of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario Draghi, said the bank would assess monetary policy "next year".