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October 28, 2012
breakingnews:

New York Stock Exchange to close trading floor, trade electronically for storm
Bloomberg News:

The New York Stock Exchange said it will shut its trading floor starting tomorrow and invoke contingency plans to move all trading to NYSE Arca, its electronic exchange, as Hurricane Sandy heads toward the city.

Photo credit: Scott Eells / Bloomberg 

Translation: Our financial system will continue moving without a physical presence.

breakingnews:

New York Stock Exchange to close trading floor, trade electronically for storm

Bloomberg News:

The New York Stock Exchange said it will shut its trading floor starting tomorrow and invoke contingency plans to move all trading to NYSE Arca, its electronic exchange, as Hurricane Sandy heads toward the city.

Photo credit: Scott Eells / Bloomberg

Translation: Our financial system will continue moving without a physical presence.

17:38 // 1 year ago
April 5, 2012
Photo of the day: Wall Street celebrates Easter, too. With bunny ears. (ht to my co-worker Sara; photo by Seth Wenig/AP)

Photo of the day: Wall Street celebrates Easter, too. With bunny ears. (ht to my co-worker Sara; photo by Seth Wenig/AP)

14:11 // 2 years ago
February 21, 2012

Dow Jones Industrial Average reaches symbolic milestone

  • 13,000 points, the highest mark since 2008 source

» On May 20th, to be precise: The most successful private sectors early in 2012 have been finance and information technology, up nearly 13% when trading began today. The 13,000 figure is considered something of a benchmark for the Dow’s health, and while analysts are right to warn that the significance may be predominantly symbolic, the nature of investor confidence is such that a positive psychological message can itself be a big boon. The Dow crossed this threshold at a time when most attention was focused on Greece, which secured a second bailout from the Euro Zone as their fiscal crisis continued.

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14:49 // 2 years ago
July 29, 2011

The ultimate bad-luck signs: From our boy Zach Seward, a video of The Smurfs ringing the opening bell on the Wall Street this morning. What’s up with the cheesy techno music and dumb effects on the video? And why are The Smurfs so terrible?

13:50 // 2 years ago
March 21, 2011

Stock market: A huge merger goes a long way to revive stocks

  • whatDespite the extreme uncertainty caused by the Japanese quake and Libya unrest, the Dow Jones Industrial jumped above 12,000 for the first time in nearly two weeks.
  • why The AT&T/T-Mobile merger, silly! In fact, that whole mess seems to have pushed up the entire market for everyone except for Sprint, which fell far today. source
20:09 // 3 years ago