Treasury is to make an announcement after the close to establish a regulatory framework for over the counter (OTC) derivatives. It's about time. These derivatives are exempt from regulation, and they ought not to be.
Stocks declined on Wednesday as bank shares continued to struggle and retail sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month. Some analysts said these fits and starts are just the market cooling down after a runup of 30 percent since the market hit a 12-year low in early March. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
There are countless ways to gauge investor sentiment and spot signs of a recovery in the markets — and in exchange traded funds (ETFs). One of the most telling ways is by checking out bond market activity.
With a sideways market yesterday (Tuesday), what do traders expect today? Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his stock-market insights on Wednesday.
Stocks closed positive as consumer and health care stocks rose, though weakness in technology and banks prevented larger gains. Banks again were in focus as major institutions reacted to stress test results released last week. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
After the close, Cliff Natural Resources announced a 12 million share secondary...we are expecting BB&T to price a roughly $1.5 billion secondary tonight or tomorrow; sources tell me additional pricings from Duff & Phelps, SCBT Financial are also coming, and...
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Loyalists around the world have embraced it as the cryptocurrency of the future, but some big names on the street differ widely in their beliefs about bitcoin. The Oracle of Omaha thinks it's a "joke." Tech entrepreneur Marc Andreessen counters that Buffett is out of touch, while bitcoin believers like Jonathan Rumion fully embrace the digital currency by buying groceries with bitcoin and even getting paid in bitcoin. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports.
Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 3:00 AM ET
European shares opened higher on Wednesday as better-than-expected Chinese growth data buoyed sentiment.
Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 2:00 AM ET
Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, says the bank's fixed income business is "strong", while the investment banking arm has performed well.