NYX 360: 19 October, 2011

 

  • Larry Leibowitz: NYSE and journalists share challenge of educating public while news is being transmitted faster than ever – SABEW
  • NYSE Euronext ‘at the vanguard of socially responsible business’ – Good Business International
  • NYSE member Doreen Mogavero profiled – The Street.com (video embedded above); The Street.com article

    "You've always got to challenge yourself, otherwise, it gets boring."
  • NYSE Technologies launches Capital Markets Community Platform Advisory Service – NYX
  • High-speed traders off hook in Germany – WSJ
  • NYSE Euronext Lisbon creates Issuers Senior Advisory Committee -- NYX
  • Should we be worried about stock-market illiquidity? – Felix Salmon/Reuters
  • U.S. Senate subcommittee to hold hearing today on ETFs and their impact on market - FT
  • Williams puts off IPO of exploration and production business; will proceed with spinoff – Reuters
  • Scenes from a trading floor -- AFP
  • Three market milestones today: On this date in 1987, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 508 points, or 22.6 percent.  Here’s the New York Times front page on the crash, complete with the now-familiar hand-to-forehead trader photos.  And on this date in 2006, the Dow closed above 12,000 for the first time. - NYT  Today also is the birthday of Charles Merrill (1885-1956), founder of Merrill Lynch.  See his New York Times obituary here.

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