Posts Tagged ‘buttonwood tree’

  • Fast and Slow Stock Market Trading

    Fast and Slow Stock Markets

    Apr 5, 14 • 327 Views • No Comments

    Goldman Sachs is asking $30 million for a firm that, 14 years ago, it purchased for $6500 million ($6.5 billion). The story (sort of) starts 222 years ago. Wall Street was where our first Congress met, where Alexander Hamilton lived (several blocks from Aaron...  [read more]

  • Laos

    Laotian Investing

    Nov 14, 12 • 240 Views • No Comments

    Laos has a new stock market. Launched during January 2011, on its opening day, the Laotian Securities Exchange listed 2 state-owned businesses, a bank and a power company. News reports indicated that investor interest in their securities was considerable and...  [read more]

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    Who Owns Deutsche Borse?

    Feb 11, 11 • 269 Views • No Comments

    Hearing that Deutsche Borse will probably purchase the New York Stock Exchange, commentary focused on a German firm acquiring the symbol of U.S. capitalism. But who owns the German firm? According to the WSJ, Americans are major shareholders with 41% of...  [read more]