Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday in New York City.

Stock drop highlights Rule 48 and the market makers

Aug 24, 2015
Market makers are the go-to people who keep American exchanges fine-tuned.
Posted In: markets, stocks, trading, rule 48, Investing, NYSE

Media business gets a rough signal

Aug 7, 2015
Many are moving away from the traditional cable subscription plan.
Posted In: disney, cable, stocks, espn, cord cutting
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Why not to freak out about the NYSE trading halt

Jul 8, 2015
Stocks were still bought and sold. And we'll still do the numbers.
Posted In: NYSE, stocks, glitch
A screen displays share prices at a security firm in Shanghai. Shanghai stocks were up 2.15 percent at midday on Monday.

What the China stock market roller coaster means

Jul 6, 2015
The government is now propping up the exchange it tried to cool down.
Posted In: China, stocks, government
Dow Jones plunges

What makes a correction

Jun 2, 2015
When the market runs too hot, stand by for a fall.
Posted In: correction, stocks, equity, markets, financial markets, trading
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said this week that stock values are "quite high."

Weekly Wrap: Grexit and Brexit, jobs report and stock values

May 8, 2015
John Carney and Nela Richardson join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Grexit, jobs report, stocks
The Twitter logo is displayed on a banner outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 7, 2013 — the date the social media company went public.

Why social media investing looks like a rollercoaster

May 4, 2015
Social media stocks are volatile. With good reason.
Posted In: social media, stocks, Investing, markets, shares
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Jo White speaks at 2014 SEC conference in Washington, D.C.

SEC wants clarity on CEO pay vs. company performance

Apr 29, 2015
The SEC is going to demand that companies provide more transparency about CEO pay.
Posted In: CEO salaries, SEC, stocks
The GoDaddy banner hangs outside of the New York Stock Exchange as the website hosting service makes its initial public offering on April 1, 2015 in New York City.

The price is right ... or is it? Pricing IPOs is tricky

Apr 1, 2015
Today’s big IPO — the domain-registration firm GoDaddy — shot up 30 percent in price.
Posted In: IPO, GoDaddy, shares, stocks, Investing