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Stocks have been rising sharply this year as the U.S. economy improves, companies report bigger profits and the Federal Reserve keeps up its easy-money policies.
Twitter’s stock debut up 73 above its IPO price. Twitter’s trading debut is the most highly anticipated since Facebook’s last year. Twitter will trade under the ticker symbol “TWTR.”
Twitter late Wednesday set a price of $26 for its initial public offering of stock, which means the company’s shares can begin trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange.
On Sept. 17, 2011, protesters first began camping in Zuccotti Park near the New York Stock Exchange. The movement has splintered since New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg evicted the protesters from the plaza in November 2012.
It was an all-out charm offensive Tuesday by Army Gen. Keith Alexander, head of the NSA, and representatives of the FBI and the Department of Justice to beat back concerns that our government is spying on us, tapping our phone lines and email accounts.
Security over style – that’s the argument NYPD officials are making as they plan to install barricades and barriers in the area surrounding One World Trade Center.
The Dow closed at an all-time high Tuesday, beating the previous record it set in October 2007, before the financial crisis and the Great Recession.
The little affenpinscher with the shiny black coat and a bouncy step took top prize Tuesday night, winning Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club.
A jury found Adis Medunjanin guilty of all counts for his role in a terror plot that federal authorities say was one of the closest calls since Sept. 11, 2001.
Two days after Superstorm Sandy brought New York to a standstill, residents itching to get back to work and their old lives noticed small signs that the city might be getting back to — well, not quite normal.
Trading resumed on the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday after being closed for two days because of Hurricane Sandy. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ran the opening bell.
Across the entire East Coast, tens of thousands of businesses could be without power for the remainder of the week, possibly longer.
New York was among the hardest hit, with its financial heart in Lower Manhattan shuttered for a second day and seawater cascading into the still-gaping construction pit at the World Trade Center.
Quazi Nafis was arrested by the FBI Wednesday after making several attempts to detonate a fake 1,000-pound bomb inside a vehicle parked next to the Federal Reserve on Liberty Street, according to a criminal complaint.
“Occupy is a different kind of movement because we’re not trying to work within the political system,” said demonstrator Emily Reynolds. “We’re trying to build people power and we’re trying to push from the outside.”