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Including Twitter this week, 19 tech companies have chosen to go public on the NYSE in 2013, while Nasdaq has won only 14 listings so far this year. Tech IPO proceeds also favor the NYSE over Nasdaq, at $4.6 billion to $1.9 billion, according to Thomson Reuters data.
Twitter opened for trading in 2013's most eagerly anticipated IPO and the most hyped stock flotation since Facebook went public.
"The key to establishing venture exchanges is to create a platform which could encourage smaller companies to enter our public markets while at the same time providing adequate protection for investors," said Daniel Gallagher, a Republican member of the Securities and Exchange Commission, in prepared remarks at a futures industry conference in Chicago.
The decision by the Securities and Exchange Commission to schedule the Dec. 5 public meeting comes nearly a month after Nasdaq OMX's general counsel, Edward Knight, formally petitioned the SEC to consider new rules amid concerns that proxy advisory firms are exerting "outsized influence from the shadows" on corporate elections.
NEW YORK, Nov 1- Twitter will be the talk of Wall Street next week when the social media company goes public in the stock market's most anticipated initial public offering since 2012' s Facebook. Twitter is expected to price its IPO on the evening of Nov. 6 and begin trading Nov. 7 on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol.
NEW YORK, Nov 1- Nasdaq OMX Group Inc closed its second-largest options market for much of Friday after a spike in volume hampered the exchange's ability to accept orders and distribute quotes, the latest glitch to hit U.S. market operators.
NEW YORK, Nov 1- Nasdaq OMX Group Inc halted its second largest options market for much of Friday after a spike in volume hampered the exchange's ability to accept orders and distribute quotes on some symbols, in the latest glitch to hit the market operator.
NEW YORK, Nov 1- Nasdaq OMX Group Inc said the NASDAQ Options Market would remain halted through the market close after a spike in orders on Friday morning hampered the exchange's ability to accept orders and disseminate quotes on some issues.
The Nasdaq OMX on Friday suffered yet another trading outage, its second in a week—this time on its secondary options market.
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny said Ireland's attractive tax regime was "one element" behind tech giants like Google and Facebook locating there.
*IBM climbs on buyback announcement and lifts Dow. NEW YORK, Oct 29- The Dow and S&P 500 ended at record highs on Tuesday after economic data supported views that the Federal Reserve would keep its stimulus intact for several months and IBM rallied after the company announced a stock buyback. IBM gave the biggest boost to the Dow, which led the day's gains.
Oct 29- Nasdaq OMX Group said human error left the U.S. exchange unable to transmit index values for nearly 45 minutes on Tuesday, leading to a temporary halt in options trading on some stock indexes.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports that a data feed caused by human error is to blame for the Nasdaq freeze that lasted approximately 44 minutes.
Oct 29- Nasdaq OMX said on Tuesday that options trading had resumed in a number of widely followed indexes after a halt where the exchange failed to disseminate value for the Nasdaq 100..
Oct 29- Nasdaq OMX said on Tuesday that options trading had resumed in a number of widely followed indexes after a halt.
The Nasdaq was hit with another market glitch on Tuesday, as index data froze just before lunchtime.
The New York Stock Exchange on Saturday did a test run of Twitter's highly anticipated market debut, as it seeks to avoid the types of problems that plagued Facebook's initial public offering.
NEW YORK, Oct 26- The New York Stock Exchange on Saturday did a test run of Twitter's highly anticipated market debut, as it seeks to avoid the types of problems that plagued Facebook's initial public offering on rival Nasdaq.
Stocks finished in positive territory Friday, with the Dow and S&P closing higher for the third-straight week, lifted by a group of encouraging earnings reports.
WASHINGTON, Oct 25- The total value of the claims that market makers can recover after suffering losses due to Nasdaq OMX Group Inc's botched handling of Facebook Inc's initial public offering is $41.6 million, the exchange operator said Friday.