This version corrected that home prices rose more than expected in September on a yearly basis.
This article was updated to reflect that Lionsgate ticker symbol is LGF, and to show that United Technologies named Chief Financial Officer Gregory Hayes its new CEO.
This story has been updated throughout to reflect that Watson was not directly involved in the hiring process.
This story was updated to show Best Buy reported a same-store sales increase of 2.4 percent.
This story has been updated to correct the name of Arthur Bass, SocieteGeneral/Newedge co-head financial futures and options.
This story was updated to say Wednesday's Senate report is the panel's eighth in recent years to deal with the topic.
This story has been updated to correct the dollar amount of the global peer-to-peer lending industry.
This story has been updated to correct the name of Pizza Hut's incoming global CEO.
This article has been updated to reflect that companies reporting earnings on Wednesday include Lowe's, Staples and Target, and markets will be open on Thursday.
This story was updated to show that Home Depot reported earnings excluding items of $1.12 a share, missing analysts' estimates of $1.13 a share.