Exchange Invest is a unique information resource combining the day’s stories in a newsletter for investors in exchanges/financial markets infrastructure.
On this day in 1974, U.S. stocks jumped more than 3%, as rumors that President Nixon would resign, intensified.
On this day in 1914, just 10 minutes before the New York Stock Exchange was scheduled to open, the governors of the exchange voted to close the stock market as fears of economic impacts of World War 1 mounted.
On this day in 2008, NASDAQ acquired the Philadelphia Stock Exchange for $652 million and created the third-largest options market in the U.S.
On this day in 1955, Disneyland opened in Anaheim California, with Ronald Reagan hosting a live ABC Special, creating the first major destination theme park.
On this day in 2007, IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. announced that it closed its acquisition of ChemConnect Inc.'s commodity trading business.
On this day in 1884, Dow Jones and Co. began publishing the average closing price of active representative stocks - the world’s first stock index - now known as the Dow Jones Transportation Average. The average closing price after the first day was 69.93.
On this day in 1999, Reuters reported that Dick Grasso met with Colombian rebels, the FARC, in an article entitled "NYSE Chief Meets Top Colombia Rebel Leader."PLY: Presumably Grasso donned the same bullet proofed jacket he memorably wore to meet the likes of…
On this day in 1995 AIM (formerly the Alternative Investment Market), a sub-market of the London Stock Exchange was launched as a replacement to the previous Unlisted Securities Market (USM) that had been in operation since 1980.
On this day in 1998, Compaq Computer paid $9 billion for Digital Equipment Corp. at the time the largest high-tech acquisition in history.
On this day in 1883, John Maynard Keynes was born.(Apparently, the woke brigade have come to destroy his legacy of late...how richly ironic given his economics funded their rise to prominence… "A l'exemple de Saturne, la révolution dévore ses enfants" as the …
On this day in 1946 – The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a post World War 2 high of 212.50. As investors worried about the sharp decline in government spending after the war, many feared another recession would be imminent.
On this day in 1991 – Solomon Brothers trader Paul Mozer attempted to corner the U.S. Treasury market, illegally placing orders and buying 90% of the bills in the $12.26 billion auctions. The result would lead to a massive crisis at Solomon, turning Warren Bu…
On this day in 1997, 1997 – the IPO price for Amazon stock was $18 per share, Trading opened at $27 and closed at $23.50. A first day rise of 33%, which was low by the standards set by most IPO tech companies during the 90’s.
On this day in 2008, Bovespa Holding announced the merger of the São Paulo Stock Exchange (Bovespa) and the Brazilian Mercantile and Futures Exchange (BM&F), creating the world's second-largest stock exchange BM&F Bovespa.
On this day in 1975, the US stock market saw commissions deregulated as Richard Milhous Nixon's actions cemented his role as a key political player in the development of modern markets.
On this day in 2008, the Ethiopia Commodities Exchange (ECX) launched in Addis Ababa.
On this day in 2015, shares of Etsy, an online arts and crafts retailer which resembles an exchange, closed at $30 per share after opening on NASDAQ at $16.
Issue 2021 of Exchange Invest coincides with the year when The African Continental Free Trade Area came into effect…...and you will realize that we have arrived: Exchange Invest is now in the present… kicking and screaming… a new regime follows Monday, hope y…
Issue 2016 of Exchange Invest coincides with the year when the WHO announced an outbreak of the Zika virus and the UK voted to regain their national liberty outside the anti-business protectionist confines of the EU. Pokemon Go was released in the same year t…
Issue 2011 of Exchange Invest coincides with the year when the Arab spring was in full throated roar albeit nobody seems to remember that it began a year earlier with a simple mercantile cri de coeur. Tunisian street vendor Tarek el-Tayeb Mohamed Bouazizi set…