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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What happens when a company gets kicked off a stock exchange

Aug 9, 2019
JCPenney just got a letter from the NYSE warning that its days on the exchange are numbered.
Shoppers in the Manhattan Mall walk past a sign for a J.C. Penney department store in 2017 in the Herald Square neighborhood in New York City.
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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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U.S. stocks end dismal, volatile year on a bright note

Dec 31, 2018
Health care stocks paved the way for Monday's modest gains, but major U.S. indexes ended 2018 in the red.
Traders and financial professionals work ahead of the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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