Electronic stock exchange BATS will merge with rival Direct Edge, creating the second biggest stock exchange by volume.
Big banks have spent an estimated $66 billion on litigation in the past three and a half years, according to SNL Financial. And those numbers are expected to keep swelling, as federal prosecutors and the SEC continue to look at wrongdoings tied to the 2008 financial meltdown.
In the second significant trading glitch this week, most major exchanges were forced to halt trading in more than 2,700 Nasdaq-listed stocks for several hours Thursday.
Hedge fund manager John Paulson has been a huge gold bull for years, but the billionaire may be starting to lose faith in the metal. And he's not alone.
As high speed trading continues to gain traction, individual investors may be getting the short end of the stick.
Hundreds of U.S. Postal Service workers protested against experimental mini post offices at Staples. Here's why some Washington, D.C. workers don't like the deal.
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Auto shows these days are about as relevant as a dashboard cigarette lighter. But a careful observer can still pick up a thing or two.
Defunct factories around the country are in high demand as U.S. production once again revs up.
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