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.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
U.S. stock markets will be closed for a second day straight day. The New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ will be closed on Monday and Tuesday due to Hurricane Sandy, which is currently aiming for the East Coast.
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.
Monday, August 08, 2011
By Charlie Herman : Business and Economics Editor
U.S. stock markets fell quickly Monday morning after Standard and Poor's cut the nation's credit rating. After opening Monday, the Dow Jones was down nearly 350 points — or more than 3 percent. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq were down by nearly 4 percent. With big drops like this, how much does the Dow need to fall before trading is stopped?