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Flash Crash Advisory Commission supports supplementing single stock circuit breakers, consolidated audit trail. The Flash Crash Commission (officially the Joint CFTC-SEC Advisory Committee on Emerging Regulatory Issues) is meeting this morning...and surprise! The Advisory Committee has issued a summary report...really a series of recommendations.
Stock index futures traded slightly higher ahead of the open Friday as investors digested the latest hike in bank reserve requirements by China’s central bank and as the G20 meeting of finance ministers got underway in Paris.
Marathon Oil has been exploding higher this year, and the upside activity continued yesterday.
As investors fret about a default of Greece’s $300 billion debt bill, consider this: at $10.2 trillion, the Japanese bond market is the largest government debt market on the planet. And Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass, who made his first fortune betting against subprime mortgages, is now wagering that this market will collapse—soon.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
Central banker speak and a G-20 meeting are the highlights Friday, as traders check positions ahead of the long President's Day weekend.
The world’s largest medical device company, Johnson & Johnson, expects to have all the products recalled last year on the shelves again by the end of this year, William Weldon, CEO of Johnson and Johnson, told CNBC Thursday.
Stocks added modest gains amid light volume to reach new multi-year highs after a slew of economic news, including rising inflation and strong regional manufacturing data. Coca-Cola and DuPont rose, while AmEx fell.
Stocks traded just off the highs of the day as the market close neared amid light volume after a slew of economic news, including rising inflation and strong regional manufacturing data. Coca-Cola and DuPont rose, while AmEx fell.
With the debut of public offerings from Demand Media and Nielsen already this year, analysts expect the tech industry to see a large number of new issuances in 2011.
Plus, Cramer's take on his favorite bull markets NOW.
Billionaire investor George Soros' hedge fund made a big bet on Delta Air Lines in the fourth quarter, while keeping gold as its largest holding. Apple, maker of the iPad and iPhone, remained a top 10 position. A report from TheStreet.
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer shares his insight on Starbucks, Chipotle, Nvidia and other stocks in the news.
Stocks held slight gains after a slew of economic news, including rising inflation and strong regional manufacturing data. Intel rose, while AmEx fell. .
Citadel Broadcasting is in exclusive negotiations with Cumulus Media to be acquired by Cumulus in a deal worth $37 a share in cash and stock, according to people close to the situation.
Agricultural and commodity stocks are the best value plays in the market right now, said Kevin Sanderford, principal at Colorado West Investments.
SecondMarket didn’t even exist ten years ago, Barry Silbert founded the company in 2004. For investors not familiar with SecondMarket, it is the largest secondary market for trading shares of privately-held companies. Among its top trades in 2010, Facebook.
Consumer prices rose slightly more than expected in January, and still point to a moderate inflation rate, but another number has traders buzzing.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Interesting economic numbers this morning....watch the inflation numbers.