JPMorgan's chief U.S. equity strategist, Tom Lee, told CNBC on Thursday that a "construction boom" seems imminent and should boost stocks.» Read More
Electronic exchange group BATS Global Markets may merge with rival stock-exchange company Direct Edge Holdings, people familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal.
Nasdaq CEO Bob Greifeld said the market was pleased with the way the exchange handled Thursday's three-hour outage—but Jim Cramer isn't buying it. Really, really not buying it.
A managing director at Goldman Sachs has been charged with raping a 20-year-old woman in an East Hamptons home he rents with his wife.
Five former employees of Bernard Madoff responded on Thursday to government assertions that all but one of them and Madoff were involved in a messy menage-a-cinq.
Amid the outrage and calls for change, Wall Street insiders took Thursday's "flash freeze" shutdown of the Nasdaq exchange as little more than a sign of the times.
Federal regulators are preparing to announce potential new methods to increase the oversight of high-speed computer trading, according to a new report.
Myron Scholes, one of the founders of modern option pricing, says the exchanges shouldn't cancel clearly erroneous trades. The traders should bear the full cost of their mistakes.
Happy Friday! What's so happy about it? Why, we've got an all-Flash-Freeze-all-the-time edition of the six-pack today:
Nasdaq-OMX CEO Robert Greifeld defended the way his exchange handled Thursday's three-hour outage, saying unspecified outside issues were the real problem.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
After the Nasdaq exchange shut down trading for an unprecedented three hours today, many voices on Wall Street were wondering: Why can't Nasdaq get its act together?
Wall Street's latest trading fiasco is not expected to have a lingering impact on the market, but it certainly dealt a longer term blow to the Nasdaq's reputation.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
A historic three-hour shutdown of a major stock trading platform left few visible scars. Stocks enjoyed their second best day in an otherwise ugly August.
That was quick.
Many are taking a wait-and-see approach to the re-open of the NASDAQ. But a couple have decided that a "messy open" could present some opportunities.
The Nasdaq trading platform took another punch in the eye Thursday, with one veteran trader saying he's never seen anything like it.
Technicians have been marveling at how long the rally had lasted without having four consecutive down days. That streak ended Monday.
While the government is expected to say the unemployment picture continues its gradual improvement, Gallup puts the unemployment rate at an ugly 8.6 percent in August