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Wall Street bonuses as economic indicator

Nov 10, 2014
It’s that time of year again: Wall Street bonus season.

Explaining exchanges

Sep 19, 2013
You've heard of the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq. Do people really still stand around and yell out buy and sell orders at these places? Paddy Hirsch explains what an exchange is -- by taking us to the supermarket.
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Cambodian Stock Exchange is popular, but has only one stock

Jul 9, 2012
Cambodia has opened its first stock exchange in decades, but as of now, it only has one stock.

Hong Kong stock exchange fights to keep long lunch break

Jan 17, 2012
One of the world's biggest stock exchanges, Hong Kong, is also one of the few in the world that stops trading for an hour and a half long lunch break.

Egyptian Stock Exchange put on hold in wake of protests

Nov 22, 2011
Protests in Egypt continue today, causing the stock exchange there in Cairo to shutdown trading.