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Stocks were poised to close the session higher Friday after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned in response to demonstrations against his rule, helping lift investor sentiment and uncertainties surrounding the country.
After appearing on "The Strategy Session" on Friday, Amy Butte, founder and CEO of TILE Financial and former CFO of the New York Stock Exchange, continued the discussion off-air with Gary Kaminsky, about how the advance consolidation talks between NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Boerse could affect other exchanges.
The death of August Busch IV's companion has provided fodder for those who see him as someone whose money and influence have protected him, the New York Times reports.
'This thing could go above $40 dollars pretty easily. But everybody's going to have to see how they feel about the certainty of the deal getting done, and the regulators are going to play into it," Amy Butte, founder and CEO of TILE Financial and former CFO of NYSE.
Stocks gained Friday, paring earlier losses, after news that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak waived his rights to presidency in response to demonstrations against his rule.
Stock index futures pointed to a lower open Friday after the U.S. trade gap widened in December and jitters over Egypt continued.
It may pave the route toward profitable journalism in a postprint world, some analysts say — or, others worry, drive online media to publish low-quality articles that are written to appeal to search engines instead of people. The New York Times reports.
Stocks ended mixed with the Dow snapping an eight-day winning streak as weak tech earnings weighed on the market. But hopes for a possible resolution to the political unrest in Egypt lifted equities off their intraday lows.
There are some things that should not be measured by numbers on a spread sheet. I know there will be several hundred millions of dollars of synergies. I know the competition around the world is ferocious and trading every conceivable derivative is necessary and expensive. But where is our spine?
Stocks remained moderately lower Thursday, but hopes for a possible resolution in Egypt to the political unrest helped equities pare earlier losses.
The acquisition by merger of the New York Stock Exchange by Deutsche Borse is bad news for the U.S. economy. However, short of antitrust, the U.S. government is in no position to stop it, and antitrust concerns can be resolved without blocking the merger.
Stocks shaved earlier losses to trade mixed Thursday after news that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will step down and as investors saw the weakness as a buying opportunity.
Stocks were set to open lower Thursday as a batch of weak earnings reports overshadowed the stronger-than-expected weekly jobless claims news.
Cisco's steep after hours decline can't help but spill into Thursday morning trading.
An idea making the rounds that the New York Stock Exchange could change its name and strip it from its historic building at Broad and Wall once it is merged into Deutsche Boerse is just wrong, a source familiar with the situation said.
The "Mad Money" host explains why these takeovers are happening and what it suggests about the market.
Merger talks between NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Boerse follow a series of trans-Atlantic exchange hookups and beg the question of when one of the new exchange super powers will reach across the Pacific to become truly global with a big Asian partner.
The planned purchase by the German Deutsche Boerse of the NYSE Euronext fits in with Rep. Ron Paul’s support of globalization and free markets, the congressman told CNBC Wednesday.
Stocks pared their losses in the final minutes of trading to end mixed Wednesday, with the Dow finishing higher for an eighth-straight session.
Even before the Deutsche Boerse and New York Stock Exchange-Euronext officially announced that talks between them were in "advanced stages," there were whispers of what other deals might be in the works.
An SEC complaint could limit the fees that private equity firms charge or force greater oversight.
Dec 4- Hedge fund Hayman Capital has taken a stake in General Motors Co and believes the U.S. automaker's stock could rise more than 40 percent over the next 12-18 months after the U.S. Bloomberg first reported news of the stake, which it called one of Hayman's largest investments.
NEW YORK-- General Motors' shares climbed Wednesday, reaching their highest point since re-entering the public markets more than two years ago, as a hedge fund sees the automaker's stock price rising at least 40 percent over the next 12 to 18 months.