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  • Where the Bargains Are In September Stocks Tuesday, 4 Sep 2007 | 2:56 PM ET
    A specialist is surrounded by screens as he works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, June 5, 2007. Stocks dipped Tuesday after comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and a strong reading on the U.S. service sector suggested the central bank has little reason to lower interest rates.

    September may traditionally be the worst month for stocks, but some market pros think now is the time to snap up some bargains.

  • Big Investors Bullish Despite Recession Fears: Survey Tuesday, 4 Sep 2007 | 11:37 AM ET

    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.

  • Nasdaq Chief Sees OMX Deal as Way to Eastern Europe Firms Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | 7:34 AM ET

    Nasdaq Chief Executive Bob Greifeld said Wednesday that shareholders in Nordic bourse operator OMX would benefit from a linkup with the U.S.-based exchange, enabling the combined company to expand its business with Russian and eastern European companies.

  • Nasdaq Seeks to Sell LSE Stake, Focuses on OMX Monday, 20 Aug 2007 | 8:20 AM ET

    U.S. stock market Nasdaq said on Monday it plans to explore selling its 31 % stake in the London Stock Exchange.

  • Borse Dubai Plans Buys, Organic Growth for OMX: CEO Monday, 20 Aug 2007 | 8:12 AM ET

    Borse Dubai would look to expand exchange firm OMX organically and through acquisitions if its $4 billion bid succeeds, its head told Reuters on Monday, adding the deal made industrial sense.

  • Borse Dubai Tops Nasdaq Bid for Nordic OMX Friday, 17 Aug 2007 | 10:57 AM ET

    Borse Dubai launched a $4 billion cash offer for Nordic exchange owner OMX on Friday, trumping an agreed deal with U.S. exchange Nasdaq, in a bid to create a group with global reach.

  • Hedge Funds Acquire 25% of OMX: FT Wednesday, 15 Aug 2007 | 3:04 AM ET

    Hedge funds have acquired about 25% of OMX ahead of an expected takeover battle for the Nordic market operator between Nasdaq and Borse Dubai, the Financial Times reported.

  • The top Wall Street strategists and money managers responding to our CNBC Trillion Dollar Snap Survey remain bullish after Thursday's big decline in the stock market.  Forty-six percent  of those answering the survey said they see the drop as a buying opportunity, with another 43 percent calling it the beginning of a correction in a long-term bull market. None of those answering the survey said it's the beginning of a bear market.

  • The Week on Wall Street Friday, 27 Jul 2007 | 4:57 PM ET

    Stocks suffer their worst weekly declines in more than four years as worries about credit and lending undermine investor confidence.

  • 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.

  • Experts See Bulls Continuing at Full Charge Friday, 20 Jul 2007 | 4:29 PM ET

    With the Dow closing at its milestone of 14,000 yesterday, the Nasdaq reaching 6 1/2-year closing highs, and the S&P soaring to record heights, investors anxiously await next week’s 8-Dow stocks and 168 S&P reports.

  • Shares of online travel agency Orbitz Worldwide  fell 3 percent in their market debut Friday from a lowered initial offering price.

  • Market Milestone: Pros Say Stock Rally Isn't Over Yet Tuesday, 17 Jul 2007 | 11:57 AM ET

    Even with the Dow's rapid climb to 14,000, many market pros think the stock rally isn't over.  "We're only in the middle earnings reporting season, economic data continues to flow in a positive direction, the fact that we can overlook $75 oil and we can move higher is very telling," said Art Hogan, the chief market strategist at Jeffries and Company.

  • SEC Approves Use of 3-Letter Tickers on Nasdaq Tuesday, 10 Jul 2007 | 7:05 PM ET

    The Securities and Exchange Commission approved a plan to allow companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange to retain their three-letter ticker symbols should they transfer to rival Nasdaq Stock Market.

  • Sweden's Government to Review OMX-Nasdaq Deal Wednesday, 27 Jun 2007 | 3:56 AM ET

    Sweden's government will review a proposed $3.7 billion takeover of Nordic bourses owner OMX by Nasdaq over worries companies could be forced to operate under U.S. stock market rules, an official said on Wednesday.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Friday, 25 May 2007 | 8:50 AM ET

    Stock futures are aiming at higher territory this morning after yesterday's rocky session. Asian markets were lower and Europe is mixed, but a round of merger activity has stock prices perking up on Wall Street. Existing home sales data will be a big focus this morning after yesterday's report of a surprising 16% jump in April new home sales.

  • Nasdaq to Buy Scandinavia's OMX for $3.67 Billion Friday, 25 May 2007 | 8:46 AM ET

    The Nasdaq Stock Market agreed to buy Nordic stock exchange operator OMX for $3.67 billion Friday, as Nasdaq seeks to expand abroad following a series of rival stock market mergers.

  • OMX in Talks, But Denies Nasdaq Bid Thursday, 12 Apr 2007 | 3:07 AM ET

    Nordic bourse operator andtechnology firm OMX said on Thursday it was in cooperation talks with several exchanges, but added it had not received any bid.

  • The Nasdaq Stock Market  is in talks to buy the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • Robert Greifeld, president and chief executive officer of Nasdaq, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that 40 Chinese companies with a total market cap of about $30 billion have listed on the exchange to date.