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As Congress squabbles, Wall Street will be eyeing a few reports on the consumer Thursday to see if economic jitters are justified.
OptionMonster's Jon Najarian points out what looks to be unusual activity in Stryker and Mako options ahead of their merger announcement.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Mitt Romney may have taken the fall in the presidential race, but the trader who bet as much as $7 million on the him was the one who took the hit.
One of the Federal Reserve's primary reasons to hold off from reducing the amount of its monthly asset purchases fails to ring true.
As usual here in the NetNet cube, John Carney and Jeff Cox slug it out over the issues.
Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew had a clear message for Republicans: Obama won't negotiate on debt.
One of the most important reasons the Fed is determined to keep rates low is rarely talked about, and comprises a dark economic foreboding.
Regulators chasing after JPMorgan are damaging the bank and anyone who doesn't think so is making "a big mistake," banking analyst Dick Bove said.
Hedge fund managers criticized the decision not nominate Larry Summers to be chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Happy Wednesday. The government may shut down, but the six-pack just keeps on going.
A few people in Chicago appear to have had access to the Fed's decision before anyone else in the Windy City.
Odds are rising that congressional inaction could lead to a government shutdown, but that's not the biggest worry Washington has dealt markets.
Africa's rapid economic growth has lured top American private equity firms to invest, including The Carlyle Group and Blackstone.
More than 50 percent of business schools are seeing an increase in applications, according to a new Graduate Management Admission Council survey.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Stocks on Wall Street could flounder again Wednesday as traders watch the political sideshow in Washington and prepare for quarter end.
The odds of a government shutdown over a spending bill appear to be falling. But the annoying part is the deal may only keep the government funded through November.
JPMorgan Chase, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and others have launched an investment fund focused on late-stage healthcare technology trials.