CME Group said that its Globex electronic trading system was shut down on Tuesday afternoon due to technical issues.
At Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey, students learn to engineer programs that will be used in high-frequency trading.
U.S. stocks fell as Ukraine weighed on sentiment and pushed investors to take profits in some of the market's biggest trading favorites.
Marketwired, which publishes and distributes corporate earnings, said it will no longer sell them to high-frequency trading companies.
The SEC will press ahead with a pilot that will allow small-cap stocks to trade in wider increments, the chair announced Friday.
The next big thing in high-speed trading could be something pulled directly from a science-fiction movie.
"Results are running light, and negative announcements have been off the hook," one analyst said amid a spate of disappointing reports.
E-Trade's system crashed Wednesday, leaving furious clients unable to execute trades just ahead of a market-moving indicator.
Ford said it expects lower pretax profit in 2014, and that targets for global automotive operating margin are at risk.
Investors are fleeing the U.S. municipal bond market as it shrank to $3.6 trillion in the third quarter of 2013, the smallest since the end of 2009.
Sears Holdings said Friday that it will spin off its Lands' End clothing business as a separate company by distributing stock to the retailer's shareholders.
The S&P 500 is on track to reach 2,000, but the start of Fed tapering could provoke a fall of 10 percent or more, warned a senior investment analyst.
Wall Street's bulls may be partying hard on the prospect of a Washington debt deal, but the actual vote is likely to trigger a "sell the news" letdown.
JC Penney shares tumbled to their lowest in nearly 13 years after a Goldman Sachs report projected slow sales and liquidity trouble.
Twenty-two investment firms will pay more than $14.4 million in sanctions to settle SEC charges of illegal short-selling practices.
The financial sector stands within a whisker of recapturing the mantle as the $17 trillion U.S. stock market's heaviest hitter.
With many traders at the beach, the remaining bulls and bears will skirmish around this key level. Here's what's on tap for the week ahead.
Lululemon Founder and Chairman Dennis Wilson plans to sell off some of his shares, which would reduce his stake to 25% and net him nearly $220 million.
Active managers in both the mutual and hedge fund industries are badly underperforming their peers, and they have a mutual malady: a bad Apple.
There are rip-your-face-off rallies and then there are the rip-your-face-off retreats—the kind Wall Street experienced Thursday during a brief but vicious yen surge.