About 200 Chinese firms are at risk of getting kicked off the Nasdaq and NYSE

Aug 3, 2022
The companies must let American regulators inspect their financial audits, a fight that stretches over 20 years.
The Luckin coffee chain was initially seen as a high-tech Starbucks killer before it was forced to delist from the Nasdaq over fraud charges.
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Courts decide California can't mandate corporate board diversity

May 18, 2022
But institutional investors, consumers and other stakeholders could continue to hold companies accountable.
Despite California courts striking down laws requiring diversity in corporate board rooms, many companies continue to make progress.
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What's a stock split, anyway?

Feb 11, 2022
Google’s parent company, Alphabet, plans a 20-1 stock split. Similar moves have become rare, and some experts question their usefulness.
Alphabet, the parent company of Google, will split its shares 20-1 in July, which could make small investors more willing to buy.
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What's a point on the Dow, S&P or Nasdaq?

Jul 13, 2021
Our listener asks what constitutes a "point" on the major stock market indexes.
The American obsession with stock index numbers developed during the economic boom years of the 1950s and '60s, according to historian Tom Stapleford.
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Exchanges seek review for rules that would make more stock market data public

Feb 11, 2021
The exchanges currently sell this market information, typically to big, institutional investors.
The New York Stock Exchange stands in lower Manhattan on Jan. 3, 2019 in New York City.
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Nasdaq proposal would require listing companies to have more diverse boards

Dec 2, 2020
Corporate boards serve an advisory roles and make key decisions about the direction of a business.
People are reflected in the window of the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on July 30, 2018 in New York City.
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What's behind the stock market's strong third quarter?

The S&P 500 gained 8.5%, the Dow is up 7.5% and the Nasdaq is up 11% for the quarter.
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Nasdaq CEO: "The plumbing of the markets are working very, very well"

Mar 19, 2020
Adena Friedman explains why markets should stay open, despite all the volatility.
Adena Friedman, president and CEO of Nasdaq, advocates keeping markets open during volatility.
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Shanghai Stock Exchange shoots for the STARs with new tech-focused board

Jul 22, 2019
The STAR market is enjoying a buzzy debut, with "a huge amount" of oversubscription from institutional and retail investors.
People take pictures during an opening ceremony of the Shanghai Stock Exchange's Sci-Tech Innovation Board in Shanghai on July 22, 2019.
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What’s the deal with after-hours trading, anyway?

Jul 3, 2019
Stock movements in after-hours markets get a lot of attention. But trading after markets close can be dangerous for small-time investors.
An empty trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange.
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