A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Alliance National Municipal Income Fund : Approximately 85,200 shares changed hands, a 612.7 percent increase over its 65-day average volume.
A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Auspex Pharma rose 99.8 percent to $50.14.
A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading: AT&T Inc. rose 1.6 percent to $32.67 with 28,143,000 shares traded.
A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Auspex Pharma : Approximately 3,042,600 shares changed hands, a 1,993.2 percent increase over its 65-day average volume.
A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Nuverra Environmental Solutions Inc. rose 32.0 percent to $7.47.
The office of the federal coordinator for Alaska gas pipeline projects is shutting down after not being included in the budget bill that Congress recently passed.
Despite a massive explosion in October, authorities say a state-owned launch pad at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility should be repaired and ready for testing late next year.
Avon Products said Wednesday it agreed to pay $135 million to resolve corruption cases brought against it by the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Sony Pictures Entertainment said Wednesday it would cancel the Christmas Day release of "The Interview," the subject of recent hack attacks and violent threats against the company and theater owners, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Marathon Oil Corp. said it expects its 2015 capital expenditures budget to be about $4.3 billion to $4.5 billion, or about 20% below 2014 levels.
Federal prosecutors say the owner of a New Jersey-based dietary supplements company has admitted his role in the sale of diluted and adulterated dietary ingredients and supplements.
Avon Products said on Wednesday that it will pay a total of $135 million to settle cases, that the beauty products company's China subsidiary allegedly bribed government officials.
Nevada regulators rejected for the second time Wednesday a request to waive competitive bids for utility company NV Energy to buy solar power from a proposed solar generation station on the Moapa River Paiute Indian Reservation outside Las Vegas.
A Spanish farm and fishing dog, a Sicilian rabbit-hunting breed, an Italian sheepdog with a distinctive matted coat and a rugged South African watchdog are joining the American Kennel Club pack.
Calling it the biggest disappointment of his career, Gov. Peter Shumlin said Wednesday he was abandoning plans to make Vermont the first state in the country with a universal, publicly funded health care system.