Mar 23, 2020

The NYSE’s trading floor is closed

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Software will temporarily take over for the New York Stock Exchange so human traders don't have to come to work. Tax Day moved to July 15. The SEC is watching out for insider trading during the pandemic.

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What all-electronic trading means for the New York Stock Exchange

Mar 23, 2020
NYSE says it has run tests and is fully capable of operating electronically.
NYSE President Stacey Cunningham says the market will miss the judgment of traders on the floor.
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Tax Day is July 15. Here's what you need to know

Mar 23, 2020
If you are getting a tax refund, which more than 70% of Americans do, you can still file your taxes now and get your money.
This only applies to federal tax returns. Whether you still have to file your state and local taxes by April 15 depends on where you live.
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SEC on high alert for illegal stock market activity

Mar 23, 2020
Haima Marlier, a former senior trial counsel for the SEC, says recent trading suspensions show the SEC is "very much paying attention."
This time of pandemic is a fertile moment for insider trading.
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Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Michael Lipkin Producer

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