Gains made by indexes Wednesday were impressive, but all strength this side of new highs will prove to be futile gesture.
A regulatory push to make complex securities easier to understand could change how banks disclose risks for exchange-traded notes for the first time since they began trading in 2006.
Emerging-market stocks headed for the longest weekly slump since June as a cut in U.S. stimulus spurred capital outflows.
Regulators are examining evidence that a small group of senior forex traders at big banks had something else on their screens: Details of each other’s client orders. Sharing that information may have helped dealers at firms manipulate prices to maximize their own profits.