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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The market is not the economy ...

Feb 2, 2018
... but maybe they're kissing cousins?
A monitor displays the day's final numbers on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at the closing bell today.
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The NYSE's high-stakes software upgrade

Feb 24, 2016
The venerable exchange wants to retake the technological lead from competitors.
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A data hungry exchange makes a big acquisition

Oct 27, 2015
The Intercontinental Exchange will spend $5.2 billion on Interactive Data Corp.

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When markets are turbulent, it's time for Rule 48

Sep 1, 2015
This obscure little element of the NYSE playbook helps take the stress out of trading

Market Update: our coverage of this week's stock chaos

Aug 25, 2015
Here’s another way the markets are not like the real world: in the markets, the B word is worse than the C word. So much worse! C is for Correction, a sharp drop in prices, with a defined ending and a recovery. B, on the other hand, is for bear market, a long-term drop, with […]
 A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the morning of August 27, 2015 in New York City. Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks continued their rally, opening approximately 200 points higher today.
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