U.S. futures regulators are looking into whether high-speed traders indulged in "wash trading," a strategy in which they improperly buy and sell futures contracts without taking a position in the market, the Wall Street Journal reported.
It's a bit of a surprise, but all the stock exchanges are at 52-week highs.
CME Group Executive Chairman Terry Duffy shares his opinions on market volume, and President Obama's nomination to chair the SEC, Mary Jo White.
Richard Branson spoke out on Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's new policy banning working from home, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt. Terry Duffy, CME executive chairman, and CNBC's Herb Greenberg, provide perspective.
Can the Fed keep up its bond-buying program forever? Discussing the Fed, cyber hacking and market opportunities, with Shawn Matthews, Cantor Fitzgerald CEO, and Terry Duffy, CME Group executive chairman.
Discussing recent trading action and how the Italian election and Bernanke's testimony impacted the markets, with Terry Duffy, CME Group executive chairman.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:
Gold rose on Friday, set for a weekly gain, after U.S. nonfarm payrolls data showed modest job growth.
The crisis in Algeria is playing a role in oil's big surge today, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
CNBC's Kate Kelly examines the 34% run-up in lumber futures from the roots - on the ground in Athol, ID.
Major brokers are readying themselves for battle over millions of dollars in swaps trading revenues this year, when the market opens up to stock exchanges.
The iconic and once fiercely independent New York Stock Exchange is being sold not because of stocks but for the promise of its derivatives business.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo provides more details on the NYSE/ICE merger, and why no other suitors are likely to come in and break up the deal.
"We want to spring-load this company," said Jeffrey Sprecher, IntercontinentalExchange CEO, discussing the terms of the cash and stock deal between the two exchanges, with Duncan Niederauer, NYSE Euronext CEO. There's a lot of cash sitting on the sidelines, Sprecher added.
Shares of JC Penney are popping today despite a cautious note from JPMorgan on the stock, with the FMHR traders.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Leo Melamed, Chairman & CEO, Melamed & Associates says the last thing the markets would like to see in Obama's second term is more regulation.
Nov 3- As Sandy hammered the northeast United States this week killing more than 100 people, contingency plans were washed away and businesses had to improvise as the storm knocked out power to millions and stranded entire communities.
NEW YORK, Nov 1- Logistical problems caused by power failures and navigational hazards from storm Sandy continued to roil New York Harbor on Thursday, threatening widespread delays in fuel deliveries off the New York Mercantile Exchange's futures contracts.