WASHINGTON, July 29- Daniel Hawke, a 16- year veteran at the Securities and Exchange Commission who helped lead major high-profile enforcement cases against stock exchanges and brokerages, is planning to leave the agency in August, the SEC announced on Wednesday. Hawke, who heads the SEC enforcement division's market abuse unit, is a well-known figure among...» Read More
In a hearing before a Securities and Exchange Commission administrative law judge, an attorney for the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association tried to undercut testimony from an employee at Intercontinental Exchange's NYSE Arca. At the heart of the case is a fundamental question about whether competition between NYSE and Nasdaq OMX is...
Don Luskin, chief investment officer at Trend Macro, says this earnings season needs to be a "blockbuster" and explains why the U.S. dollar has likely topped out.
NEW YORK, April 9- BATS Global Markets is proposing to close its doors to thinly traded stocks in an unusual move that aims to increase trading volume in the shares of perhaps 500 to 600 micro- and small-cap companies. Chief Executive Chris Concannon said Thursday that BATS planned to file a letter with the Securities and Exchange Commission this month that would...
David Blitzer, S&P Dow Jones Indices, weighs in on why he thinks market valuations are a little rich and shares his thoughts on how QE has impacted the U.S. economy.
DUBAI, March 26- The Kuwait Stock Exchange may offer up to 44 percent of its shares to a company that has experience in operating bourses when it goes public, a senior government official told Reuters on Thursday. Such a move, which still requires the sign-off by lawmakers in the Gulf Arab state, would open the way for an international exchange operator such as...
JERUSALEM, March 24- The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, seeking to reverse a decline in trading volumes and company listings, is launching a "Start-Up Nation" index of top Israeli technology companies traded around the world, it said on Tuesday. The new "TA-BIGITech" index, launched in cooperation with BlueStar Indexes, will comprise 57 Israeli and Israeli-related tech...
BOCA RATON, Florida, March 11- Nasdaq OMX Group said on Wednesday it is expanding into energy derivatives with energy futures and options set to trade on the Nasdaq Futures Exchange at less than half the prices charged by incumbents CME Group and Intercontinental Exchange. Nasdaq has been pitching the new offerings to brokerages and banks for months and has...
Gary Cohn, Goldman Sachs President and COO, discusses how different the Nasdaq is today versus during the dot com bubble.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on how Tuesday's selloff stacks up against other pullbacks in the markets.
Jim Dunigan, PNC Asset Management, discusses volatility, rate rise and what the strength of the dollar is going to mean for US earnings.
With just a few key economic reports due next week, markets could be buffeted more by expectations the Fed could move sooner on interest rates.
NEW YORK, March 6- Nasdaq OMX Group said on Friday its experiment in lowering exchange fees and rebates in 14 stocks has so far led to lower market share in those names on its exchange as many electronic market making firms sought higher rebates elsewhere. The experiment, which began on Feb. 2 and will run for at least four months, includes 14 stocks that had their...
Nasdaq slides to its first weekly loss in five weeks. CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on big gainers of the day.
Jim Stewart, New York Times, provides his take on the Nasdaq's resurgence. Apple is a big reason the index is at 5,000, says Stewart.
The U.S. transportation sector has been underperforming recently. Carter Worth, chief market technician at Sterne Agee, discusses further.
Stephan Paternot, Slated co-founder & CEO, explains why he "wasn't thinking much" about the Nasdaq reaching 5,000 this week, and discusses high tech valuations.
While U.S. markets still see upside potential, short-term concerns such as soft U.S. data have resulted in a pullback, says Robert Pavlik, chief market strategist at Boston Private Wealth.
Two analysts told CNBC that they saw no traces of a stock bubble and even said that the market is undervalued at the moment.
The Nasdaq has backed off the 5,000 mark in today's trading. Jeff Saut, Raymond James, shares his economic and investing forecast.
Entrepreneur and angel investor Scott Kurnit, founder of About.com, discusses technology and Internet today, and net neutrality.