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Op-Ed: Market savages LinkedIn, proves own analyses wrong

New York City - In one of the truly bizarre events on the market recently, LinkedIn was decimated by the markets after failing to meet analyst expectations. The fact that those expectations were totally off the wall, of course, is no grounds for criticism.

Nasdaq plunges more than 3% as tech weakness returns

New York - The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index dived more than three percent Thursday in afternoon trade as anxiety over pricey technology equities again pushed US stocks into the red. Near 1920 GMT, the Nasdaq plummeted 131.56 (3.14 percent) to 4,052.34.

Nasdaq falls more than 2% as momentum stocks tumble

New York - The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index tumbled more than two percent in midday trade Friday in a sell-off that battered most of the sector.Around 1730 GMT, the Nasdaq sank 96.85 points (2.29 percent) to 4,140.89, near the session low of 4,131.03.

Nasdaq reorganizes market services to boost global competitiveness

Nasdaq OMX Group <NDAQ.O> said on Monday it is reorganizing its market services business to better compete globally in fixed income, currencies, derivatives and other asset classes.

Nasdaq NLX says 10 percent market share in key contract shows momentum growing

Nasdaq OMX's <NDAQ.O> new London-based derivatives exchange has achieved 10 percent market share in one of its contracts, a level of liquidity that will draw more market participants to connect, ...

Nasdaq to roll out 'kill switch' to help catch trading errors

Nasdaq OMX Group <NDAQ.O> plans to roll out a "kill switch" that would cut off trading of its member firms when pre-set limits are breached, the exchange operator said in a regulatory filing.

Group overseeing data processor agrees to Nasdaq's fixes: source

The committee that oversees the data processor that was at the center of a three-hour trading halt in Nasdaq-listed stocks in August agreed on Thursday to implement fixes demanded by the exchange, accor...

Op-Ed: Nasdaq stops all trading as Economic Armageddon looms

The Nasdaq stops all trading partly because we are now on the verge of a historic economic meltdown. The Dow sinks for the sixth day as traders ponder fed exit. We are heading toward a frightening fall and punishing winter decorated in economic collapse.

Op-Ed: Aggressive Federal Reserve appears to be listening to Americans

The Federal Reserve today acted boldly, announcing the continuation of historically low interest rates and a $40 Billion a month plan to buy mortgage bonds. As the economy struggles to recover can this bold move work to right the economy?

Facebook stock hits new low after IPO lockup period ends

It looks like the excitement is officially over. After one of the biggest IPO hypes ever, Facebook's stock has plunged to a new low after its IPO lockup period began to expire and additional shares were eligible for trade.

Major League Baseball to ring in 2012 draft season on Wall Street

New York - Six baseball legends will go to Wall Street on Monday to ring the opening bell and commemorate the 2012 First-Year Player Draft.

Op-Ed: Facebook investors should take responsibility, keep faith

A botched debut and a week of dismal performance on the markets has compelled early investors in social networking site Facebook to brandish their knives.

Facebook day 2: Early trading shows shares drop below IPO price

After Facebook's highly anticipated and heavily watched stock market debut this past Friday, the second day of trading isn't shaping up to be so hot in the early morning hours.

Everything you need to know about Facebook's IPO today

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rang Nasdaq's opening bell this morning to usher in a momentous day in business history: Facebook's initial public offering is one of the largest in history, elevating Facebook to be one of the most valuable U.S. companies.

Apple briefly passes Exxon as America's most valuable company

Apple Inc. temporarily surpassed oil giant ExxonMobil as the world's most valuable company yesterday. Even though the technology company didn't finish on top, it is projected it will accomplish that task soon enough.

Nasdaq and ICE end pursuit of NYSE Euronext

Nasdaq OMX Group and IntercontinentalExchange announced Monday they were no longer pursuing the acquisition of NYSE Euronext in the wake of antitrust regulators announcement that such a deal would not clear regulatory hurdles.

Markets in US Sharply fall, Satyam suffers Major blow

The effect of Satyam Computers's disastrous development has had a severe effect on the US markets. All major stock markets fell in a major way as the Satyam itself suffered a huge blow.

Op-Ed: Is Madoff Really A Wall Street Anomaly?

The new face of Wall Street’s meltdown is Bernard Madoff, a well-respected, elusive, disarming, egocentric, and now arrested, financial service executive. Is he really such an anomaly?

Friday Market Action

The stock market rattled and hummed on Friday eking out mixed results for the last trading day for the week. DJIA closed up 43.97 or .38 per cent at 11,659.90.

Op-Ed: A Gold Medal for Last Week's Bull Rally

It was beautiful. It was wow. It was unbelievably exciting. It was indescribable. It was beyond superlatives and no we are not talking about the spectacular display at the Beijing National Stadium, it was the bull rally last week on Wall Street.

Google Finance gets real-time Nasdaq stock quotes

Google, CNBC and Wall Street Journal used to post NASDAQ stock prices with a 15-minute delay from the real-time quotes. Now they will show NASDAQ quotes exactly when they are released.

Wednesday's Markets Glance

NEW YORK (MAY 16, 19:02 EST) — Markets at a glance Wednesday as of 4:15p.m. New York Stock Exchange 2102 advances, 1015 declines Most Active: Gen Electric $52.210 +2.060 Sales: 1,405,330,000 Index: 652.73 +15.30 Bonds: $14,115,0..

Dow Drops More Than 400, Nasdaq Falls Below 2,000

NEW YORK - March 13 - The Dow Jones industrial average slipped more than four-hundred points. The Nasdaq composite index went below 2000 yesterday for the first time in 27 months. The speed of the selloff stunned even investors who have become accu...

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Facebook celebrates its IPO on the Nasdaq
Facebook celebrates its IPO on the Nasdaq
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Facebook celebrates its IPO on the Nasdaq
Facebook celebrates its IPO on the Nasdaq
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Facebook celebrates its IPO on the Nasdaq
Facebook celebrates its IPO on the Nasdaq
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