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Q2 results are confirming the foreign growth story. Look at Halliburton. Halliburton reported killer earnings today; 68% of their revenues occur outside the U.S.Same with Merck: great earnings, has 40% of sales outside the U.S.
Shares of online travel agency Orbitz Worldwide fell 3 percent in their market debut Friday from a lowered initial offering price.
The parent of the New York Stock Exchange has been accused in a $4 billion lawsuit of providing worse prices on trades executed through its electronic SuperDOT system than those handled by floor traders.
Former New York Stock Exchange chairman Richard Grasso has won a battle in his legal quest to hold onto his $187.5 million compensation package. The decision Tuesday by the New York Appellate Division in Manhattan threw out four rulings against Grasso that had been made by a lower court last year.
NYSE Euronext said on Thursday that first-quarter profit of NYSE more than doubled, helped by increases in transaction revenue and activity assessment fees.
British Airways said Wednesday its board has approved plans to delist its stock from the New York Stock Exchange.
John Thain, chief executive officer of the New York Stock Exchange, told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” that different listing standards in the United States and Europe create an opportunity – not a barrier – for Euronext.
Delta Air Lines said Thursday it applied to list its new common stock on the New York Stock Exchange, trading under its old symbol of "DAL" once it emerges from bankruptcy.
Federated Department Stores on Wednesday said its shares will trade with the stock symbol "M" on the New York Stock Exchange as of June 1, assuming its shareholders approve changing the retailer's name to Macy's Inc.
Transatlantic exchange operator NYSE Euronext's bid for Euronext shares has been accepted by holders of 91.42% of the Paris-based group's shares, French market watchdog AMF said on Tuesday.
The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), a young upstart market that trades commodities and derivatives made a $9.9 billion bid for the prestigious Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) today, icing out it's rival, Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). Now exchanges around the world are caught in a frenzied race to match up with each other, highlighting the fact that jittery investors, surging action in derivatives and a volatile market have sent volume soaring. (Exchanges make money off volume.) Is there a fast trade to be made amid the consolidation?
"I am concerned by the dollar's decline and the shift of foreign investors into non-dollar reserve currencies and assets. Until the dollar stabilizes, the stock market will be volatile due to funds flowing into safer investments." -- C.R., CA
Rob Lutts, founder and Chief Investment Officer of Cabot Money Management, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that there are solid investment opportunities in China, India, Brazil and Russia. “The middle class [in these countries] is just evolving,” Lutts said. “Hundreds of millions of people over the next ten years are going to go from earning $500 a year to $5,000...
John E. Fitzgibbon, Jr., editor of IPOscoop.com, told CNBC’s "Power Lunch" that the recent downturn in the broad market won’t crimp the supply of strong deals. Fitzgibbon said the quality of IPOs increases during tough times, giving investors an opportunity to buy shares in top-notch companies.
The CNBC.com Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge is on. And to help mark the occasion, some heavy hitters from CNBC got to ring today's opening bell at the NYSE.
Smith Barney’s market strategist for private clients told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” that last week’s market downturn was healthy and he expects 2007 to be a strong year. “We didn’t see anything that changed our opinion,” said John Manley. “This sort of stuff has to happen from time-to-time because it clears out the tubes and re-adjusts the economy.”
NYSE Group has requested the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission grant it relief from securities regulations that would oblige the New York Stock Exchange to route orders to certain markets, according to a public filing.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into whether the New York Stock Exchange's so-called hybrid trading system has enough capacity to handle the high volume that has occured this week, according to CNBC's Charlie Gasparino.
NYSE Group's appointment of Duncan L. Niederauer as president and co-chief operating officer makes him the clear heir apparent to John Thain, according to CNBC's Gasparino.