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The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday charged a high-frequency trading firm for placing a large number of "aggressive, rapid-fire trades" in the final two seconds of almost every trading day, allegedly to manipulate thousands of Nasdaq-listed stocks.
Parts of California could receive above-average rain and snow this winter but not enough to end the ongoing drought, federal forecasters said Thursday.
A judge is set to hear arguments Thursday over whether to shelve two Arizona laws that are the legal foundation for business raids by metro Phoenix's sheriff in which hundreds of immigrant workers have been charged with using fake or stolen IDs to get jobs.
The bottom line Asman says is that Fisher believes that a healthy market can withstand a market selloff. Said Fisher: “a market correction doesn’t mean the economy is in trouble.”
A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: AbbVie fell .3 percent to $54.47 with 36,084,900 shares traded.
A look at Nasdaq 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: American Airlines Gp rose 2.3 percent to $32.43 with 16,040,200 shares traded.
Shares of some top specialty retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Autozone Inc. fell $1.20 or .2 percent, to $504.79.
Shares of some top silver companies are up at 1 p.m.: Hecla Mining Co. rose $.06 or 2.4 percent, to $2.59.
Shares of some top restaurant companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Brinker International Inc. fell $.15 or .3 percent, to $51.47.
Shares of some top pharmaceuticals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Baxter International Inc. rose $.65 or 1.0 percent, to $68.99.
Shares of some top medical devices companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Allergan fell $.04 or percent, to $177.56.
New global rules making the financial system safer won't be seamless and could be revised soon to help economic growth, senior government and regulatory officials said on Thursday.
Iphone 6 has breathed new life into Apple Inc.'s stock with more than half of current iPhone users due for an upgrade within the next eight months, according to an analyst at UBS. "We expect not only significant upgrade activity within the base but share gain from Android," Steven Milunovich at UBS said in a report released Thursday.
Nina Pham, the Dallas, Texas, nurse who contracted Ebola from a patient, will be moved from Dallas to the National Institutes of Health in Maryland, said Dr. Anthony Fauci during the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Ebola.
Senate President Jeff Kessler is setting up a task force as part of a push to help West Virginia's struggling southern coalfields.
Virginia Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie is ditching television ads in the state with less than three weeks before Election Day.
Montana wildlife officials plan to decide Thursday whether to ship 145 Yellowstone National Park bison that are now being held on a ranch owned by philanthropist and media mogul Ted Turner to locations across the nation, including the Bronx and Queens zoos in New York.
Average U.S. mortgage rates tumbled this week, with the 30-year loan hitting its lowest level since June 2013.
Pyeongchang organizers have scrapped plans to stage the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympic outside of the host city.
New York's highest court has rejected an attempt by the oil and gas industry to revive its fight against local fracking bans.