NEW YORK— The Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. on Thursday reported earnings that increased by 15 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations. The New York- based company said profit increased to $101 million, or 59 cents per share, from $88 million, or 52 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.» Read More
CNBC's Mary Thompson and Rick Santelli discuss where the markets are headed in the next quarter.
"Investors, consumers, businesses are more optimistic than a few months ago," says Jonathan Golub, UBS Investment Bank chief U.S. equity strategist, who weighs in on whether a positive first quarter will rollover into the next one.
The breakdown on the BATS Global Markets exchange was stunning, but market disruptions have been common enough to rattle some investors’ confidence. A review of industry data shows that disruptions large and small are a daily occurrence. The New York Times reports.
Do rapid-fire trading firms have an unfair advantage over the retail investor? Joe Saluzzi, Themis Trading co-head of equity trading, explains why he thinks the current trading system is broken.
J.C. O'Hara, Phoenix Partners Group, takes a look at what the charts say about the S&P and Nasdaq.
Shares in the country’s third-largest exchange opened at $15.25 on Friday, falling below the company’s offering price of $16 a share. Almost immediately, volatility in the stock spiked — on news of a system problem at the exchange — and BATS halted trading on its own shares. The New York Times reports.
Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.
Since the market reached a one-year low on October 4, the S&P 500 index is up 31 percent, trading near its highest level since May 2008. Do stocks have further room to run?
Loomis Sayles Chief Market Analyst David Sowerby said Monday afternoon there’s a 50 percent chance of a 5 percent correction for the stocks. He says it happens on average twice a year and the market is due.
Are small caps the best way to bet on the economic recovery? The Russell 2000 is up 12 percent since the beginning of the year. Scott Billeadeau, Fifth Third Asset Management, and Ken Korngiebel, TW Asset Management, provide their top plays.
The trades to make before the closing bell, and a look ahead to next week's market activity, with David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.
A look at how to profit from this week's historic market activity, with David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, and David Pearl, Epoch Investment Partners.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Rick Santelli report on the markets' historic week and whether a pullback is on the way. With Barry Knapp, Barclays Capital, and Joshua Brown, "Backstage Wall Street" author.
It was a historic week for the markets. So how should investors position their portfolios going into next week? Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities; Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy; and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, weigh in with the winning plays.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports the Dow closed above 13,000, the S&P above 1,400, and the Nasdaq above 3,000 for the first time in history. Also, discussing whether there is an economic rebound brewing, with Joseph Grano, Centurion Holdings CEO, and Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners CEO.
The “Mad Money” host explains how the bears got “caught in the jaws of their own logic” Thursday.
Mary Ann Bartels, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, and Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, discuss signs of strength in tech-heavy Nasdaq, even after a choppy trading day.
In the past three months, the tide in financials has turned. The sector, which posted an 18 percent loss in 2011, has been consistently up each month this year.
Robert Greifeld, Nasdaq OMX Group CEO, discusses his major goals for Nasdaq over the next five years as well as efforts to bring Facebook into the Nasdaq fold.
A look at hot investing ideas ahead of today's Federal Reserve policy meeting, with Donald Yacktman, Yacktman Asset Management.