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NYSE Gets OK To Compete Directly With 'Dark Pools'

The owner of the New York Stock Exchange, whose share of trading in companies it lists has fallen in the last nine years to below 25 percent from 82 percent, received approval from U.S. regulators to offer similar services to rivals who are taking its customers.
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Facebook Market Makers Losing At Least $100 Million

Claims by four of Wall Street's main market makers against Nasdaq over Facebook's botched IPO are likely to exceed $100 million, as they and other traders continue to deal with thousands of problems with customer orders.
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Stock index Futures Point To More Losses

Stock index futures pointed to a lower opening on Wall Street on Wednesday, with futures for the S&P 500 and Dow Jones down around 0.1 percent, while the Nasdaq 100 fell 0.4 percent at 4:10 a.m. EDT.
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Deutsche Borse To Appeal EU Veto Of NYSE Euronext

Deutsche Börse AG, the operator of the Frankfurt stock exchange, announced Tuesday that it will appeal the decision by European antitrust regulators to block its planned merger with NYSE Euronext, the New York Times said.
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Nasdaq Looks to Congress to Win Market Reforms

Exchange operator Nasdaq OMX is trying to gain support for a legislative proposal that would give it a competitive edge over both rival exchanges and banks that operate anonymous trading venues known as "dark pools."
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NYSE Euronext Eyes New Sectors for Growth

NYSE Euronext signaled it would shift focus to faster-growing areas like supplying computer systems and information from trading, as the U.S. exchange looks to an independent future following the collapse of a takeover by Deutsche Boerse.
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NYSE-Deutsche Boerse Merger Hits Another Rock

European Union regulators have preliminarily rejected the proposed $17 billion tie-up of NYSE Euronext (NYX) and Deutsche Boerse (DBOEF), the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a senior European Union official.
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U.S. Futures Signal Slight Rebound

Futures pointed to a slight rebound on Wall Street on Tuesday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.46 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.41 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.34 percent at 5:28 a.m. ET.


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