Posts Tagged ‘NYSE’

  • Fast and Slow Stock Market Trading

    Fast and Slow Stock Markets

    Apr 5, 14 • 332 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]

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    Stock Markets: High Speed Trading

    Apr 4, 13 • 237 Views • No Comments

    High frequency trading might be an elephant in the closet. Representing perhaps 51% of all daily trading volume, speedy trading hits the headlines only when something goes wrong. But since I’ve been reading Frank Partnoy’s Wait: The Art and...  [read more]

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    Laotian Investing

    Nov 14, 12 • 242 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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    Where are the women?

    Feb 26, 07 • 256 Views • No Comments

    Stocks, investments, Wall Street…these names evoke images of men. Until after our recent class trip to the NYSE and Wall Street, I didn’t realize how true these images are. Standing in the stock exchange, I look down onto the floor and literally...  [read more]