Nasdaq to acquire options exchange operator ISE for $1.1B

Nasdaq (NDAQ) has agreed to a $1.1 billion acquisition of International Securities Exchange, the Deutsche Börse Group-owned operator of three electronic options exchanges, the U.S. financial trading company said Wednesday.

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ECB effect: Dow, S&P 500 flat as Nasdaq slips 0.3%

U.S. stocks gave up early gains Thursday as investors digested an array of fresh stimulus measures from the European Central Bank designed to combat weak growth and low inflation but

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Judge tosses lawsuits against BP over drilling ban

In a decision that likely saves oil company BP billions of dollars, a federal district judge has dismissed hundreds of claims for losses because the government shut down deepwater drilling

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Qatar Airways announces new world’s longest flight

Qatar Airways formally announced plans for nonstop service between Doha, Qatar, and Auckland, New Zealand. The route would become the world’s longest when it launches Dec. 3, based on current

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Deutsche Bank and UBS lose tax bonus case

Britain’s top court on Wednesday ruled against Deutsche Bank and UBS in a long-running case over taxes on bonuses that has opened the door to back taxes by the banks

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Stocks slightly higher after one-day sell-off

On a day the Dow and Wall Street are celebrating the bull market’s seventh birthday, oil prices are rebounding and U.S. stocks were slightly higher after a down day Tuesday

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7-year bull makes investors $16T richer!

The bull market celebrates its seventh birthday today. Here’s the real accomplishment, though: Putting $16 trillion into the pockets of investors. Investors with the guts to ride this bull market

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Epic bear market preceded aging bull

Before lighting a candle on the bull market’s seventh birthday today, how about a quick glance back at what things looked like in 2009? Nobody knew at the time, but

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Stocks fall, ending Dow’s 5-day win streak

The Dow Jones industrial average paused Tuesday after a five-session winning streak drove the blue-chip stock gauge to its highest levels since early January. At the 4 p.m. ET close,

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Contraction in U.S. shale pushes oil towards $40

Crude oil prices have rallied by more than 30% since early February and investors are growing more confident that a rebound is in order. Have oil prices finally turned a

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