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S&P 500 Rises Above 2,000 Points For First Time

AP | Posted 10.25.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market has reached another milestone as the Standard & Poor's 500 index trades above 2,000 points for the first time. ...

High-Profile Stocks Come Crashing Back To Earth

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2014 | Business

By Angela Moon NEW YORK, April 4 (Reuters) - After their worst week in several years, high-flying stocks that defied gravity throughou...

The Market Is Rigged And You're Getting Screwed

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business

The U.S. stock market is rigged, with elite traders buying access to a high-speed network that allows them to figure out what you've just ordered, ord...

Re-Learning Education

James Moore | Posted 04.28.2014 | Education
James Moore

For-profit and online education, however, are consistently under attack for costs and quality of education, and the inevitable question is whether a profit motive detracts from educational standards.

Which Is It, Crude Oil Price, Features Oil Price, or Spot Price of Oil?

Emmanuel I.S. Ajuzie | Posted 04.21.2014 | Business
Emmanuel I.S. Ajuzie

Why is it that after a long period of unprecedented monetary policy initiative of $85 billion monthly expenditures to buy back government securities -- granted that it is being trimmed down -- we have not witnessed a significant economic growth and still arguing about the direction of job creation?

Why the NYC Bitcoin Center Matters

Azeem Khan | Posted 03.09.2014 | New York
Azeem Khan

A mere 100 feet from the doors of the New York Stock Exchange, where since 1817, traders have gathered before the Big Board to trade U.S. dollars for stocks, that night, at 40 Broad Street, hundreds of Bitcoin traders brought that tradition into the 21st century.

Should Health Insurers Have to Tell the Truth About Their Political Spending?

Wendell Potter | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Both the AAN and Chamber have spent millions on ads calling for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. While Aetna stands to gain financially from the law, it and other insurers have been critical of the potentially profit-threatening consumer protections and regulations in it.

Young Girl Fighting Child Slavery Rings NYSE Bell On Twitter IPO Day

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.11.2013 | Impact

One of Twitter’s youngest users rang the bell of the New York Stock Exchange the morning the company went public -- and she did it in a Twitter-blue...

NYSE Euronext and Corporate Leaders Unlocking Untapped Talent in Veterans- Calling on Global Entrepreneurs to Join the Conversation

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

I was astonished to learn the struggles so many of our nation's veterans face in reentering the workforce after serving their own country despite the abilities and skills they have to contribute to the global economy.

Investors Are Already Very Worried About Twitter's IPO

Reuters | John McCrank | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

By John McCrank NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Stock Exchange on Saturday did a test run of Twitter's highly anticipated market debu...

Twitter Won't Make One Of Facebook's Biggest Mistakes

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2013 | Technology

By Gerry Shih and Olivia Oran SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Twitter Inc revealed on Tuesday a tripling in quarter...

Why I Flashed the Shaka Sign at the NYSE Opening Bell

Andrew Wang | Posted 11.13.2013 | Hawaii
Andrew Wang

When I saw the cameras broadcasting the 60-second long excitement of the Opening Bell festivities, I was suddenly inspired to send a friendly "howzit" via a spontaneous "shaka" from the New York Stock Exchange -- the financial epicenter of the world.

Wall Street's First Woman: Muriel Siebert

Natalie Pace | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business
Natalie Pace

Muriel "Mickey" Siebert, who passed away on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in Manhattan, is a legend on Wall Street. Needless to say, Siebert knew a thing or two about Wall Street, about bonds and about regulatory oversight (or lack thereof).

First Female Member Of New York Stock Exchange Dies

AP | DAVID PITT and MARLEY SEAMAN | Posted 10.25.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Muriel "Mickie" Siebert, the first woman to become a member of the New York Stock Exchange, has died of complications of cancer at ag...

Why Michael Dell's Fight Makes Sense

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Mary Ellen Biery

The allure of escaping life on the stock exchange seems to be fairly common among founders of publicly traded companies that lose their way.

Cute, Ashton

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.06.2013 | Business

The floor of the New York Stock Exchange got a bit more attractive Tuesday morning. Ashton Kutcher, known for his roles in "That 70s Show," "No St...

Getting to Know Entrepreneurship, Business and Finance Teachers at the New York Stock Exchange

Steve Mariotti | Posted 09.30.2013 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

I was invited to the NYSE to speak to participants in a wonderful program they have hosted for the past 26 years, the NYSE Teachers' Workshop, where 35 of the top business and economics teachers had come together to strengthen teaching and learning.

Markets Calm Down

AP | By PAN PYLAS | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business

LONDON (AP) — Greece returned to stalk the financial markets Friday at the end of a turbulent week that's been dominated by a signal from the U.S. F...

Fed Comments Worry Stock Market

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business

* Dow, S&P both rise and fall more than 1 pct in same trading day * FOMC minutes show members open to tapering, disagreement on c...

Wall Street Continues Record-Setting Run

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, May 17 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks continued their climb into uncharted territory on Friday, racking up the fourth week of gains in a row as e...

Stock Market Back In Record Territory

AP | STEVE ROTHWELL | Posted 07.14.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — The stock market marched back into record territory Tuesday as investors seized on the latest encouraging news about the economy. Thi...

APPLIX: Apple and Netflix and the case for staying private

Brian Hamilton | Posted 07.02.2013 | Business
Brian Hamilton

As I look at Wall Street headlines I better understand why so many owners and stakeholders of privately held companies aren't jumping into the IPO line and some publicly traded firms are jumping out.

Dow Regains More Than Half Of Monday's Plunge

AP | Posted 06.16.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Stocks are posting their biggest gain since the beginning of the year thanks to strong reports on housing and earnings. The increase...

Major Stock Indexes Hit Record Highs

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business

* S&P 500 breaks through intraday record shortly after open * Dow pops above 14,800 to set a fresh intraday record high ...

Dow Working On Comeback After Decline

AP | STEVE ROTHWELL | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average closed higher Thursday, regaining half of its decline the day before, as buyers returned to the mark...