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Mortgage rates dropped to their lowest level, causing an 11.6 percent jump in mortgage applications, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
Asia equities were mostly higher on Wednesday following a strong U.S. lead and reports of bond purchases by the European Central Bank.
Japan's exports rose at the fastest pace in seven months in September, easing fears that the country's main growth engine is sputtering.
Yahoo reported earnings of 52 cents per share, topping expectations of 30 cents per share.
Activist investor Carl Icahn revealed he is betting against the high-yield market, and that he is worried about the Fed's effect on stocks.
The Bank of England (BoE) remains split on the future path of interest rates in the U.K., according to the minutes of its latest policy meeting.
A big name insurer is warning of possible Ebola-related restrictions on business liability coverage.
Apple said it is aware of the iCloud attacks but servers remain safe, according to Dow Jones.
Ocwen Financial allegedly backdated thousands of time-sensitive letters to mortgage clients and did not take action to fix the issue despite repeated notices of concern.
Where many investors saw turmoil in the stock market over the past few weeks, David Einhorn saw opportunity.
The Department of Homeland Security announced that all travelers from West Africa will be funneled through one of five U.S. airports.
The parties claim to be on the cusp of a consensual global settlement and will require the extension to allow for continued discussions.
US home resales are at the highest level in a year, a sign the housing market recovery is gradually getting back on track.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
McDonald's reports its worst monthly comparable sales decreases in the US and Europe since early 2003.
The beverage giant also reported third-quarter revenue that missed estimates and said it was ramping up its cost-cutting initiatives.
China's economy grew at its slowest pace in more than five years in the third quarter, official statistics showed Tuesday, but the data still topped estimates.
Asian share markets were mostly lower on Tuesday following a mixed morning session as investors digested key data from China.
Omega Advisors CEO Leon Cooperman spoke with CNBC's "Fast Money: Halftime Report."
The NHTSA said on Monday that certain car owners should "act immediately" to replace defective Takata airbags, affecting 4.7 million vehicles.