Stories tagged with New York Stock Exchange

ICE brings many political connections to NYSE deal

By Laurie Bennett   |   December 21, 2012 at 9:40am   |   1 Comments

Jeffrey Sprecher put a lot of money into a losing proposition in November.

Christie’s billionaire backers

By Laurie Bennett   |   September 28, 2011 at 9:58am   |   0 Comments

It’s a sign of the times that public support from someone like Ken Langone doesn’t kill a presidential campaign before it begins.

2008 not a great year for Dick Grasso’s enemies

By Laurie Bennett   |   December 30, 2008 at 8:57am   |   0 Comments

The past year has brought devastation to most on Wall Street, but for ex-powerhouse Dick Grasso, there has to be a bitter pleasure in watching so many adversaries knocked from their perches.

While Grasso toasts victory, Spitzer gets burned again

By Gary Jacobson   |   July 2, 2008 at 4:20pm   |   0 Comments

At lunch Tuesday, former New York Stock Exchange CEO Richard Grasso toasted his appeals court victory with a bottle of Peter Michael chardonnay.

Spitzer falls farther and faster than his targets

By Carol Eisenberg   |   March 12, 2008 at 11:51am   |   0 Comments

Playing out the final scene of an almost Shakespearean drama, New York Governor Eliot Spitzer resigned in disgrace today after revelations that he had been caught on wiretaps arranging to meet a high-priced call girl in a Washington hotel.

Thain, Merrill’s new CEO, proves Goldman Sachs clout

By Laurie Bennett   |   November 15, 2007 at 7:48am   |   1 Comments

The appointment of John Thain to head troubled Merrill Lynch proves, yet again, the long reach of Goldman Sachs.

Thain, currently CEO of the New York Stock Exchange, began his career as an investment banker at Goldman. He went on to become co-president and co-chief operating officer.

As the New York Times reports, Thain was chosen not only for his success at the exchange, but also for his background at Goldman.

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