In a Wall Street Journal op-ed, GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump blasts rival Ted Cruz and the party elite for hiding behind the delegate selection rules, in order to reject the will of the voters. Ahead of Tuesday's New York primary, polls there show Trump way in front. (WSJ)
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" for an hour this morning, starting at 8 a.m. ET.
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton clashed with Bernie Sanders last night in Brooklyn at their most contentious debate yet. Clinton's ties to Wall Street were among the talking points. Clinton holds a wide lead in New York. (NBC News)
After a false start four years ago, Bats Global Markets (BATS) is set to begin trading on its own exchange today, after pricing its IPO last night at $19, the high end of the range. Bats earlier Thursday increased the size of the offering by nearly 19 percent to 13.3 million. (CNBC)
Yahoo (YHOO) is making it difficult for possible bidders for its assets to actually decide whether to do so, according to the New York Times. Yahoo is said to be refusing to discuss prospects for 2017 or answer other important questions.
Valeant (VRX) is working with investment banks including Goldman Sachs (GS) on possible strategic options. The troubled drugmaker has been under pressure to reduce its debt burden after its stock plunged more than 80 percent since August. (Reuters)
Twitter (TWTR) has hired a new head for its China business despite being banned on the mainland since 2009, as the social network looks to court Chinese businesses to advertise on the microblogging service amid stalling user growth. (CNBC)
Europe's five largest economies — the U.K., Germany, France, Italy and Spain — announced plans to share more information on business owners in a bid crack down on tax evasion. The new cooperation comes in the wake of the Panama Papers scandal. (CNBC)