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Two key questions dominate Twitter's initial public offering: where will it list, and how much will it float?
The SEC ended its meeting with exchanges by giving them items to "fill in and complete" and return to them in the next 60 days.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on how the meeting between the SEC and the exchanges over the Nasdaq's "flash freeze" went today.
The Securities & Exchange Commission is meeting with the heads of the various exchanges today following a trading glitch at the Nasdaq, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
The SEC cannot let stand the Nasdaq's bungled handling of its late-August trading outage, former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt told CNBC.
Stocks finished in positive territory Thursday but closed off session highs as lingering worries over Syria put a damper on gains.
Nasdaq OMX Group said its massive trading halt last week was due to an internal software bug and other technology issues triggered by problems at NYSE Euronext's Arca exchange.
Nasdaq OMX has sent a letter to listed clients, a mixture of an update and partial mea culpa as officials continue to address the shutdown last Thursday.
U.S. regulators have asked Nasdaq OMX Group and NYSE Euronext to come up with a timeline of Thursday's three-hour trading disruption, sources said Monday.
The BATS/Direct Edge merger may seem like a deal between two sleepy exchanges, but it is one of the only logical buyers for the cash equity business of the NYSE.
The first woman member of the New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street legend Muriel Siebert passed away, reports CNBC's Carl Quintanilla.
You can't even blame the grim U.S. durable goods number on a statistical fluke. This was the most high profile data point this week, and greatly complicates the taper talk.
Stocks advanced on Friday as a sharp drop in new home sales added to the uncertainty about when the Federal Reserve may begin to reduce its monthly bond purchases.
There have been reports of merger talks between exchanges BATS Global Markets and Direct Edge Holdings. It may make sense as trading activity wanes.
Thirty minutes into the crippling outage that hobbled the Nasdaq stock market on Thursday afternoon, stopping all trading, exchange officials had the problem fixed.
A day after trading on the Nasdaq was halted for three hours, analysts say the stock exchange's credibility is likely to bear the brunt of the fall-out.
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.
Nasdaq Stock Market halts trading in NASDAQ-listed stocks for three hours after a technical glitch. While a hack is possible, this is almost certainly a software failure.
Goldman Sachs experienced a trading glitch that caused a huge batch of erroneous trades Tuesday. Many may be canceled but the snafu could still cost Goldman upwards of $100 million.
Jonathan Tepper, partner at Variant Perception, tells CNBC that large increases in margin debt in the NYSE have almost always been associated with pretty steep draw downs.