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The market rallied on Thursday, but will it last?
Fasten your seatbelt. Investors face a number of market-moving events next week, including a Federal Reserve meeting on interest rates, major bank earnings and "quadruple witching" in options and futures markets.
Hedge funds managers who won big by betting that credit markets would slump say they are not seeing reasons to change their bets, despite a stabilizing stock market.
New York Stock Exchange employees will soon find their trading floor, a series of cavernous rooms which once thronged with traders but where activity has been reduced to a murmur, reduced to about half its current size.
Stocks closed higher across the board as investors were encouraged by solid economic data and bid up technology and energy stocks. "We're very, very bullish because we think the economy is going to continue to be in a positive trajectory," said Tony Dwyer, equity market strategist at FTN Midwest Securities.
Wall Street investment strategists and money managers responding to a CNBC Trillion Dollar Snap Survey today are generally bullish on the stock market for the month of September. The survey also shows expectations for a Federal Reserve Fed Fund rate cut are much stronger today than they were just over two weeks ago.
September may traditionally be the worst month for stocks, but some market pros think now is the time to snap up some bargains.
Institutional investors still expect stocks to rise by between 5 percent and 10 percent by year end even as fears of a recession grow more prominent, according to a Citigroup client survey.
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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?