Ant Group is taking its IPO to Hong Kong and Shanghai. Why is it skipping New York?

And is it a sign of things to come for relations between the U.S. and Chinese economies?
The financial technology company based in China will be going public in what could be one of the biggest IPOs in history.
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Do you sometimes wonder, what is the stock market thinking?

Jun 2, 2020
Mostly about the future — and the Fed.
Ever look at the stock market and make this face?
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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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Senate passes bill that could ban some Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges

The bill is intended to compel all foreign companies to allow U.S. regulators access to their accounting.
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Why is the stock market doing well right now?

Apr 27, 2020
Investors aren't too focused on unemployment or struggling small businesses, said Anat Admati of Stanford.
Traders at the New York Stock Exchange in 2014. Investors are focusing on government support for big companies, professor says.
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What sound does a volatile stock market make?

Mar 31, 2020
We know what the data looks like. But what if we could hear it?
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The best investment portfolio for these times is the one you can live with

Mar 17, 2020
What if you need your money in two years, 10 years or 25 years? It makes a huge difference about how to think about this coronavirus quarter.
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