New York Stock Exchange News
Sept. 17, 2001: Stock Market Reopens
Firefighters, police and rescue workers ring the opening bell at NYSE.
House Passes Bill Allowing 9/11 Families to Sue Saudi Arabia
The White House has suggested that President Obama would veto the measure over concerns that it would open the U.S. up to lawsuits in other countries.
Private Prisons Aren’t Going Anywhere Despite Department of Justice Decision
The announcement this week that the Department of Justice was working to reduce the use of privately-operated prisons was a significant policy change, but will almost certainly not end the practice. In the hours after yesterday’s announcement, share prices for Corrections Corporation of America
US Markets Tumble as Brexit Fallout Continues
U.S. stocks continued their downward slide this morning, as investors reacted to more potential fallout from Britain's vote to withdraw from the European Union last week
Twilio's Big Day on Wall Street
Twilio -- the calling platform used by popular apps including Uber and Whatsapp -- surged in its Wall Street debut this afternoon. While the San Francisco-based company may not have mainstream name recognition, chances are you've used their services. Twilio makes communication software that helps
Scripps National Spelling Bee Nets 2 Winners
Jairam Hathwar of Corning, New York, and Nihar Janga of Houston, Texas, won.
Iranian Hackers Charged in Cyber Attacks Against US Targets
Federal prosecutors in New York have accused seven Iranian operatives of carrying out 176 days of coordinated denial-of-service attacks against 46 "major financial institutions" including the New York Stock Exchange, Bank of America and Capital One. The "experienced computer hackers" worked for a
Avon Lady Fights to Survive as Company Moves to UK
Although cosmetics company Avon is moving its headquarters across the pond, you don't have to close the door on the "Avon Lady" just yet. Avon is moving its headquarters to the U.K. from New York "over time," the company announced yesterday. It's also cutting 2,500 jobs in "multiple" locations,
Low Oil Prices Create Turmoil on Wall Street
Now at the lowest price in more than a decade, oil is causing a roller coaster ride across global markets.
Stock Market Takes Another Plunge, Closing Down Nearly 400 Points
Some experts are saying the price of oil is very low and in some places even cheaper than water.