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As Bitcoin Takes Off, Regulators Want In

Friday, January 24, 2014

It isn't traded on the New York Stock Exchange — not yet, at least — but it does have a brand new "center" just down the street. It's not backed by any government, but its growing popularity is prompting regulators to step in and ask if they should turn on the lights and pull back the punch bowl. It's the virtual currency "bitcoin," and it's coming to a digital wallet near you.

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Future of the New York Stock Exchange May Hinge on Its Past

Friday, December 21, 2012

The New York Stock Exchange is more than just a place where stocks are bought and sold: it’s the symbol of American capitalism. 

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Analysis: NYSE Sold to Rival Exchange ICE for $8.2B

Thursday, December 20, 2012

The New York Stock Exchange is being sold to a rival exchange for about $8 billion, ending more than two centuries of independence for the iconic Big Board.

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The Takeaway

Errant Trades Shake Up Wall Street

Friday, August 03, 2012

A massive trading glitch at the New York Stock Exchange this week may cost Wall Street brokerage and market maker Knight Capital as much as $440 million. Nathaniel Popper from our partner the New York Times joins us to discuss the scary event for investors.

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The Takeaway

Occupy Wall Street Calls for Day of Action

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Two days after Occupy Wall Street protesters were forcibly evicted from their symbolic home in Lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park, the demonstrators have called for an international day of action. In what could be the largest mass protests yet, Occupy protesters plan to "shut down Wall Street," "occupy the subway" to spread their message to the five boroughs, and take over Foley Square, across the street from New York City Hall. Thursday is the two-month anniversary of the movement. You can watch a live stream of the protest here.

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Nasdaq and Intercontinental-Exchange Withdraw Bid for NYSE

Monday, May 16, 2011

The Nasdaq and Intercontinental-Exchange are withdrawing their joint, $11 billion bid for the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange. This comes after the companies realized the deal could violate antitrust laws.

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Financial 411: Weekly Business Roundup

Friday, April 01, 2011

A 29,000 page history of the Federal Reserve in crisis. We'll talk about what the Central Bank's papers from late 2008 teach us about the meltdown.

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Financial 411: NYSE Merges With German Exchange

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

We'll talk about the merger of the New York Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boerse, a deal that would create the world's largest stock exchange.

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NYSE Acquired by German Stock Exchange

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

In a deal that will create the world's largest financial markets company, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange said Tuesday it will be acquired by the operator of the Frankfurt stock exchange.

 

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