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    There’s an air of paranoia on Wall Street about today’s NYSE spacer deal with the Germans. But history suggests it’s unjustified.  Inevitably, the new business unveiled today will also be shaped over time by changing needs.

  • German exchange operator Deutsche Boerse Tuesday reported preliminary results for 2010, offering a glimpse of its financial picture on the same day the merger agreement with NYSE Euronext was announced.

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    While leaders of the Deutsche Boerse and the NYSE Euronext touted the advantages of creating the world’s large exchange operator on Tuesday, the reaction on this side of the Atlantic has been, at best, guarded and, at worst, strongly opposed to the deal.

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    As the Nasdaq gets off to a roaring 6% start to the year, these five are the players with the largest market caps in the tech sector headed in the other direction.   A report from TheStreet.

  • Rodgin Cohen

    The merger deal between NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Boerse, creating the world's largest exchange operator, is likely to have multiple levels of cultural challenges, Rodgin Cohen, senior chairman Sullivan & Cromwell, told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Neil Hennessy, portfolio manager and CIO of Hennessy Funds, expects stocks to continue rising for the rest of the year.

  • After its recent rally, the market is currently taking a rest, said Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services.

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    CNBC has confirmed that the board will consist of 17 members—10 of which will come from the Deutsche Borse, seven of which will come from NYSE Euronext.

  • Women's footwear sales are on the rebound thanks to an improvement in the unemployment rate, said Brian Sozzi, equity research analyst at Wall Street Strategies.

  • Office Depot has been fighting its way higher since December, and Friday it was back on our tracking systems for unusual option activity.

  • The stocks and sectors that perform best when inflation hits anywhere in the world, with Thomas Lee, JPMorgan chief U.S. equity strategist.

  • Netflix

    With Whitney Tilson of T2 Partners throwing in the towel on his Netflix short and Netflix hitting another new all-time high today, Lenny Brecken of Brecken Capital really may be the last short standing.

  • Amy Butte

    '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.

  • Merge Nasdaq & CME?

    Amy Butte, former CFO of NYSE and current CEO of Tile Financial, explains why a potential NYSE Deutsche Boerse merger could force another exchange deal between CME and NASDAQ.

  • As Cisco Systems struggles, rival Juniper Networks is on the rise.

  • Satellite imagery, used to track traffic at the parking lots of Wal-Mart stores, contributed to UBS's downgrade of the retailer's stock, retail analyst Neil Currie told CNBC Thursday.

  • Meredith Whitney on Closing Bell

    Many pundits, including yours truly, have taken issue with Meredith Whitney's bold prediction on CBS's 60 Minutes that "you could see 50 sizeable defaults, 50 to 100 sizable defaults, more" of municipal bonds that "will amount to hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of defaults."...A report from TheStreet.

  • 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?

  • Wells Fargo

    Now-former CFO Howard Atkins' abrupt departure from the C suite of Wells Fargo on Tuesday could be the result of a personality conflict with his boss, CEO John Stumpf, according to industry observers. But investors aren't so sure. ...A report from TheStreet.

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    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.