A floor trader shows some 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models the ropes. [Reuters]

  • 17 Dec 2013 at 4:17 PM

NYSE Kicks A Little Snow In Nasdaq’s Face

Except for being acquired by a company in Atlanta, 2013′s been a great year for the New York Stock Exchange: Its technological snafus have been less glaring than those of a certain rival. Its big-name tech IPOs have gone off without a hitch and without the need to pay regulators and investors a combined $52 million. Its CEO managed to make it to a meeting with the SEC on time. And one more thing—it finally beat the aforementioned “tech-heavy” exchange in tech IPOs by volume. Read more »

  • 26 Nov 2013 at 2:42 PM

Guy Related To Famous Guy Leaving NYSE

The New York Stock Exchange is losing another top executive: Larry Leibowitz, the guy known around Wall Street as the chief operating officer of stock exchange parent NYSE Euronext, and just about everywhere else as the brother of “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart. NYSE Euronext was bought this month by an upstart rival from Atlanta, IntercontinentalExchange Group Inc., and Leibowitz will leave the combined company at the end of the year, an NYSE spokesman confirmed on Tuesday. Patrick Healy, CEO of the Issuer Advisory Group, is a fan. He called Leibowitz “the adult in the room” who “did right” by the issuing companies, and he bemoaned the “significant long-term consequences” of Leibowitz’s departure. [MarketWatch]

A future subsidiary of the IntercontinentalExchange is getting pretty confident about not having to pony up $40 million-plus for fucking up a certain highly-anticipated market event. Read more »

Sure, he guesses it might be nice to own Euronext. And sure, maybe he’s got a few extra ducats to play with. But he’s not stressing about it, which is good, because the soon-to-be-former New York Stock Exchange isn’t exactly eager to sell its European bourses to its chief rival. He’d just like to point out that, yeah, the Nasdaq would probably do a pretty good job with the thing. Read more »

The New York Stock Exchange has struck upon a novel idea/way to further humiliate a rival and rub its face in its great victory: The Big Board is actually going to test its systems before holding a major IPO. Read more »

  • 11 Oct 2013 at 3:07 PM

The New York Stock Exchange Has 25 Days To Live

Before it becomes a subsidiary of a frigid-sounding Atlanta company. Read more »