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Why the U.S. wants some Chinese firms booted off the stock exchange

Jan 7, 2021
The Trump administration is debating whether to push the New York Stock Exchange to delist tech giants Alibaba and Tencent.
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Dow index boosts its tech profile with addition of Salesforce

Aug 25, 2020
Bellwether market index also adds Honeywell and Amgen and expels Exxon and others. Move reflects tech's expanding role in the economy.
The floor of the New York Stock Exchange in March. The Dow Jones index has been updated to maintain its relevance, in one expert's view.
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Wall Street record high belies widening gap between investor haves and have-nots

Aug 24, 2020
Who actually benefits when Wall Street hits a record?
The New York Stock Exchange in May. Stock wealth has become concentrated among fewer people in recent decades.
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Brokers have to sign waivers limiting the NYSE's liability if they’re infected with the novel coronavirus while on the job.
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NYSE president: The stock market is "not necessarily reflective" of the economy

May 22, 2020
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal spoke with NYSE President Stacey Cunningham ahead of traders returning to the floor.
New York Stock Exchange President Stacey Cunningham speaking in 2018.
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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.
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The benefits of being on the trading floor

Mar 19, 2020
The NYSE is going to electronic trading temporarily to stem the spread of COVID-19.
The floor of the New York Stock Exchange will be without its nearly 400 traders Monday.
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The people who ring the NYSE bell

Dec 3, 2019
The opening and closing bells at the New York Stock Exchange are daily ceremonies with a wide-ranging cast of attendees.
Members of the Harlem Globetrotters at the New York Stock Exchange
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Why are the NYSE and private companies fighting over two-millionths of a second?

Oct 7, 2019
In the world of high-speed trading, a lot can happen in .000002 seconds.
Wall Street banks, brokers and traders will pay a lot to be first in trading changes. Above, the New York Stock Exchange seen in 2008.
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The tricky business of investment restrictions

Sep 30, 2019
The Trump administration is reportedly considering limiting U.S. investments in China as part of the trade war.
The Trump administration might force some Chinese companies to de-list from American stock exchanges. Above, Alibaba Group opens on the NYSE in 2014.
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