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High-frequency trading firm Latour Trading LLC agreed to pay the Securities and Exchange Commission a $16 million fine for breaking a rule about net capital levels, the agency said.
The National Association of Home Builders' gauge of homebuilder confidence rose to its highest level since November 2005 in September.
A gauge of confidence among home builders rose in September to the highest level since November 2005, increasing four points to 59, according to National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo data released Wednesday.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder plans to say in a speech Wall Street whistleblowers who provide prosecutors with evidence of financial fraud should get larger rewards.
Wall Street whistleblowers who provide U.S. prosecutors with evidence of financial fraud should get larger rewards for their efforts, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder plans to say in a speech on Wednesday, according to a Justice Department official.
Shares of Net Element soared 45% in early-morning trade Wednesday, after the mobile payments services company said it will enable its merchants to accept Apple's payment services.
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes ordered a week-long break in Detroit's bankruptcy trial on Wednesday, giving the last major objector to the city's restructuring plan time to rework its case.
Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Tuesday announced the smallest percentage increase in its quarterly dividend since 2009 and appointed new directors to replace two board members who decided not to seek re-election.
Obama administration officials are concerned about the legality of a ban on oil exports and have begun discussing how to deal with potential challenges from nations that want to buy U.S. crude, two sources said.
Family Dollar Stores said Wednesday its board of directors have unanimously rejected the rival discount retailer Dollar General's unsolicited and "illusory" tender offer, and affirmed its support of it merger agreement with Dollar Tree .
DuPont said Wednesday it remains committed to its strategic plan to drive growth and profitability and increase value for shareholders, responding to a letter from activist investor Trian Fund Management LP that urged a breakup of the company.
Prices for consumer goods fell for the first time in a year and a half in August and underlying inflation pressures were muted.
U.S. consumer prices fell in August for the first time in 16 months, largely because of a decline in the cost of filling up at the gas station, the government reported Wednesday.
The U.S. current account deficit fell by 3.8% to $98.5 billion in the second quarter from a revised $102.2 billion in the first quarter, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.
Activist investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP, among the biggest shareholders in DuPont , has called on the chemical conglomerate to separate its high-growth businesses from those that generate strong cash flows.
Sony Corp on Wednesday sharply deepened its net loss estimate and said it would not pay a dividend this fiscal year for the first time since it listed in 1958 after it was hit by a massive impairment charge for its struggling smartphone division.
Lennar Corp, the second largest U.S. homebuilder, reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as it sold more homes at higher prices, and its shares rose about 6 percent in premarket trading.
General Mills Inc, the maker of Cheerios cereal and Betty Crocker cake mixes, reported a 25 percent fall in quarterly profit as sales fell for the fourth straight quarter and merchandising costs rose.
Shares of FedEx Corp. rallied 2.1% in premarket trade Wednesday, after the package-delivery giant reported better-than-expected fiscal first-quarter profit and sales, boosted by strength in its FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight businesses.
U.S. stock-index futures were flat as lingering nervousness over the FOMC statement on top for Monday afternoon balanced news China's central bank flooded lenders with liquidity.