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Exchange stocks retreat on French-German plan for transaction tax – - Bloomberg
“A 1996 report on financial transactions taxes for the Canadian government found that Sweden’s1984 levy of 1 percent on equity trades, doubled two years later, caused half of the country’s trading to move to London by 1990, a year before the tax was abolished. Capital gains revenue decreased as volume sank, ‘almost entirely offsetting revenues from the equity transactions tax,’ the report said.’"
Duncan Niederauer: Markets must be ready for more-frequent crises– Press TV
NYPC announces three new clearing members – FT, press release
Companies continue to tap Hong Kong's stock market, the second biggest venue for IPOs so far this year after the NYSE – WSJ
SEC approves NYSE IR services rule– IR Web Report
President of Ivory Coast to speak at Africa investor summit at NYSE-- Ai
Women make better investors, but you shouldn’t trade like a girl?– MarketBeat
CSR Minute: NYSE Euronext becomes carbon neutral– 3BL Media
Morning Report: August 17, 2011– Paras Madho/Exchanges
Markets Lower, Closing News 8/16/11– Brian Hooghuis/Exchanges
With Expansions and Milestones, NYPC Continues to “Deliver”– Lynn Martin/Exchanges
Washington and Wall Street – Clarke Camper/Exchanges
On this date in 1969, the Woodstock Music and Art Festival ended in Bethel, N.Y. – NYT
"The whole thing is a gas," said one long-haired young man, who identified himself as "Speed." "I dig it all," he said, "the mud, the rain, the music, the hassles."