Stocks Stifel Financial Corp

  • knight capital financing--1260515086_v2.jpg

    Knight Capital, which recently agreed to be bought for $1.4 billion by Getco Holding, plans to sell its credit-brokerage unit to Stifel Financial, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.

  • Lance Armstrong

    When Armstrong's Oprah interview airs, an investment banker will most likely be watching, NYTimes reports.

  • Knight Capital Group said it will be acquired by rival electronic trading firm Getco Holdings in a cash-and-stock deal that the companies valued at $1.4 billion.

  • knight capital financing--1260515086_v2.jpg

    Knight Capital's board was split between two competing offers for the firm after a meeting on Monday where suitors Getco and Virtu Financial presented their sweetened bids to Knight's directors, sources said.

  • Democratic President Barack Obama and his challenger, Republican Mitt Romney, dashed through a handful of swing states, stumping for votes on the last day of the race for the White House.

  • Nov 5- Stifel Financial Corp said on Monday it would buy smaller rival KBW Inc in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $575 million, creating a middle-market investment bank focused on the financial services industry.

  • *Transocean shares rise after results. Democratic President Barack Obama and his challenger, Republican Mitt Romney, sprinted through key states on the last day of the race for the White House.

  • *Transocean shares rise after results. Democratic President Barack Obama and his challenger, Republican Mitt Romney, sprinted through key states on the last day of the race for the White House.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during morning trading on August 6, 2012 in New York City. Knight Capital has reached a deal with a group of investors for $400 million after the trading firm suffered a massive loss from a computer trading glitch last week.

    Traders that speculated on the rescue of Knight Capital Group were rudely disappointed by a Monday lifeline that overcame a $440 million technology-inspired trading loss.

  • NYSE_building_ticker_200.jpg

    It's not supposed to happen and certainly isn't encouraged, but MF Global isn't alone in commingling company and customer money, Stifel Financial Chief Executive Ronald Kruszewski told CNBC Wednesday.

  • earnings_central_badge.jpg

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, May 9.

  • Ron Kruszewski, CEO of Stifel Financial, appeared on Tuesday's "Fast Money Halftime Report." Also, check out what was said after the broadcast in web exclusive video.

  • Stocks rallied for second consecutive day following upbeat economic reports that revived hopes of a stronger U.S. economy and news the European Central Bank was buying euro zone debt. Home Depot and Alcoa rose, while Kraft fell.

  • Stocks continued their December rally Thursday, led by banks and homebuilders, following a handful of positive economic reports that revived hopes of a stronger U.S. economy and news the European Central Bank was buying euro zone debt.  Home Depot and Alcoa rose, while Cisco fell.

  • Stocks gained after a surprisingly upbeat report from the housing market and as a stream of stronger-than-expected retail sales reports signaled a bright start to the holiday season. Bank of America and Home Depot rose.

  • Uncertainty again gripped Wall Street on Wednesday as investors grappled with a Fed comment suggesting inflation was too low.

  • Stocks fell Wednesday led by the tech-heavy Nasdaq and financials as the Dow broke a five-day winning streak.  Microsoft and Bank of America fell, Alcoa jumped.

  • Stocks were lower ahead of the close Wednesday led by the tech-heavy Nasdaq as the Dow appeared ready to break a five-day winning streak.   Microsoft and Bank of America fell, Alcoa jumped.

  • Stocks added to losses on Wednesday, as stumbling technology stocks offset gains in energy and materials.  Alcoa rose and Microsoft fell.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.