Mastercard's stock purchase highlights one of the main drivers of the stock rally in the last few years.» Read More
November retail sales are likely to show their best gain since February, on the back of superstrong auto sales.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Royal Bank of Scotland will pay $100 million to resolve U.S. probes into whether the bank violated U.S. sanctions laws against Iran, Sudan, Burma and Cuba.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
A new report from the Congressional Budget Office shows the wealthiest 40 percent of Americans pay 106 percent of all taxes.
Crankiness pervaded the markets Wednesday morning as stocks headed south, and bond yields edged slightly higher ahead of the Treasury's afternoon auction.
Happy Wednesday. Or at least it is in Washington, where something resembling governing is rumored to be taking place.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Companies that are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:
The economy may finally have a clear runway for takeoff in 2014.
With the one-year anniversary of the massacre approaching, institutional investors are getting anxious about getting out of the investment.
The first Swiss banks have signaled their readiness to work with U.S. officials in a crackdown on wealthy Americans evading taxes.
Regulators seem to have done a decent job drawing lines between prop trading and market making.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
CEO Brian Moynihan said the bank faces up to an additional $9 billion in costs related to the financial crisis and mortgages beyond its reserves.
The S&P 500 hit an historic closing high yesterday, despite complaints that the tape was "boring."
The Federal Reserve's approval of the rule sends a clear signal, bank analyst Mike Mayo of CLSA says.
Deutsche Bank's bid to revive its American wealth management unit is off to a rocky start.
Whether the current iteration of Volcker will discourage risky bank trading activities—or survive legal challenges—will take years to become clear.
The Volcker Rule could have unforeseen consequences, but it's needed to protect the economy, the outgoing CFTC commissioner told CNBC before his vote.