NEW YORK _ The Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $87 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 74 cents per share. Nasdaq OMX shares have decreased 6 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has declined roughly 3 percent.» Read More
A look ahead at market activity for the second half of the year, with David Joy, Ameriprise Financial, and Alec Young, S&P Equity Research.
July ranks as the best month of the third quarter for the Dow and S&P 500, according to the Stock Trader's Almanac.
A look at stocks to buy without a safety net, with Keith Wirtz, Fifth Third Asset Management, and Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery.
Investors have been disappointed by popular financial innovations, including portable alpha and structured products, and current innovations, including Exchange Traded Funds, could be storing up risks for the future, according to a new report by Principal Global Investors and Citi.
Online-radio service Pandora Media and Internet real-estate tracking website Zillow are about to join a rare group of publicly traded companies that have single-letter ticker symbols.
The CNBC team reports on Greece's downgrade and its impact on the markets, with Bob Pisani, Courtney Reagan and Sharon Epperson.
One of several tech companies to issue IPOs recently, Boingo Wireless had seen its stock drop almost 40 percent since its May 4 debut on the NASDAQ this morning.
The S&P recorded today its longest daily consecutive drop since the six-day ended losing streak of February 23rd, 2009. The last time that the S&P and Dow were down for six straight days in a row at the start of a month simultaneously was on October 8th, 2008, at the height of the financial crisis.
Although Groupon plans to trade under ticker “GRPN,” a notable omission from its filing is where it will trade.
Here is a look at the lowest and highest priced stocks in the S&P 500.
Both the Dow and the S&P 500 kicked off the month of June with their worst-performing day since August 11, 2010.
Tired of May? Well, here comes June. And that’s likely not good news for investors either.
Stock markets have been caught in a gloomy place for much of May. Despite some gung-ho risk-on days the overall trend for risk assets has been lower.
Over the past five years, the average return of the NASDAQ 100 and NASDAQ Composite during the summer months outperformed the Dow and S&P 500.
Here is a look at the best-performing stocks in the top-performing sectors year-to-date.
A group of Canadian banks and pension funds said on Wednesday it will take its C$3.6 billion ($3.7 billion) bid for TMX Group directly to shareholders after the exchange operator rejected the bid in favor of a friendly offer from the London Stock Exchange.
This weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer, and CNBC.com looked at how the stock market has historically performed leading up to Memorial Day and the months that follow.
Bail for IMF chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has been denied, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson; the Fast Money traders weigh in on Lowe's profit miss, and an analysis of the Nasdaq/ICE bid withdrawal for the NYSE, with Richard Repetto, Sandler O'Neill & Partners.
Discussing the impact of the IMF chief's sex scandal and Europe's future financial stability, with CNBC's Steve Liesman. Also, CNBC's Mary Thompson with latest details on Strauss-Kahn's court arraignment in New York City.
“It was black and white. There was nothing we could do to get the deal done.” Those words from an architect of Nasdaq OMX Group and IntercontinentalExchange's unsolicited bid for the NYSE Euronext after a meeting between the management of those companies and the DOJ’s anti-trust division confirmed what many had believed on the day the bid was announced (April Fool’s Day).