Coinbase said that there was still a possibility of a planned upgrade to bitcoin known as Segwit2x happening which appeared to spark the rally.
James Norman, president at QS Investors, says U.S. small-cap firms have a harder time than big firms in lowering effective tax rates.
While stubbornly strong oil exports continue to dampen market sentiment and cap gains, CNBC takes a look at the world's 10 leading oil exporters.
Stocks finish slightly higher, but big GE losses cap gains.
Rob Cox, Reuters Breakingviews Global Editor; Kim Forrest, Fort Pitt Capital; and CNBC's Mike Santoli discuss GE's worst day since 2009 and the rest of the day's market activity.
If the mortgage interest deductibility disappears for second homes, renting them out can deliver tax breaks.
U.S. equities closed slightly higher, but a decline in General Electric shares, coupled with worries about tax reform, capped gains in the major indexes.
The "Halftime Report" traders take investors through some of the day's biggest stock movers.
Tech giant Apple is about to pass $1 trillion in market cap, according to TradingAnalysis.com founder Todd Gordon.
Arthur Kwong, head of Asia Pacific equities at BNP Paribas Asset Management, says small caps in Japan have so far not really joined the equity rally.