Tag: nyse

  • North America

    Pacific Exchange

    The Pacific Exchange was taken over by NYSE in 2006.Once located in San Francisco, the Pacific Exchange is a regional stock exchange for California in the United States. The stock exchange was founded in 1882 as the San Francisco Stock and Bond exchange. In 1957, the Stock and Bond exchange merged with the Los Angeles Oil Exchange to form the Pacific Coast Stock Exchange. The exchange ...

  • North America

    NYSE Amex

    Based in Manhattan, New York City, the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) was acquired by NYSE Euronext on January 17, 2008, with the objective of integrating it with Alternext European and branding it as NYSE Alternext U.S. However, in March 2009 the newly formed NYSE Alternext U.S. was rebranded to its current identity of NYSE Amex Equities as part of NYSE Euronext.

  • Europe

    Euronext Stock Exchange

    Following a merger of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, Paris Bourse and Brussels Stock Exchange, on September 22, 2000, Euronext was formed. The purpose of the merger at the time was to take advantage of the standardization of financial markets under the jurisdiction of the European Union. But this is not where the pattern of change and acquisition for Euronext stopped, and in December 2001 the ...

  • North America

    New York Stock Exchange

    The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is owned and operated by NYSE Euronext and has its trading floors located at 11 Wall Street, with its main offices at 18 Broad Street, between Exchange Place and Wall Street. Both buildings are National Historic Landmarks in New York City's Manhattan district. The NYSE provides a platform for buyers and sellers to trade shares of stock for publicly listed ...

  • Investing

    Penny Stocks

    Penny stocks are defined by no less an authority as the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) as stocks issued by companies with low market capitalization, typically under $500 million. Penny stocks may trade at prices of more than $1 per share, but the SEC uses the share price to categorize them rather than their level of market capitalization. Although penny stocks are sometimes traded on ...

  • Companies

    Citigroup

    Citigroup Inc. is considered to be one of America's "Big Four" banks, the others being Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo. With more than 16,000 offices in over 140 countries, Citigroup has around 300,000 employees worldwide and holds over 200 million customer accounts.

  • Companies

    Coca Cola

    Best known for its brand leading product, Coca-Cola, the Coca-Cola Company is indisputably the largest beverage company in the world, offering close to 400 brands and 3,000 different beverage types, sold in more than 200 countries and territories. It is estimated that approximately 1.6 billion servings of the Coca-Cola Company's products are consumed world-wide each day.

  • Companies

    Credit Suisse

    With its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, the Credit Suisse Group is listed on both the Swiss Exchange (CSGN) and the New York Stock Exchange (CS). Under its three divisions – Investment Banking, Private Banking and Asset Management – Credit Suisse offers a comprehensive range of services to its clients around the world on a 24/7 basis. At the beginning of 2010, Credit Suisse had ...

  • Companies

    Merck

    As one of the seven largest pharmaceutical companies in the world by revenue and market capitalization, Merck & Co., Inc., continues to be a leader in the research and development of pharmaceutical products in its quest to improve both human and animal health. In line with its goal, Merck publishes a best-selling medical reference book known as the Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, more ...

  • Companies

    Toyota

    Toyota is a symbol of the post World War II stock market phenomenon, though it is also entirely relevant from a conventional investment perspective. Few companies can boast of a record of such rapid growth, global expansion, sustained profitability, and continuous innovation as Toyota. Though the company has business and stock market records that pack a global punch, its internal processes ...

  • Companies

    Morgan Chase

    JP Morgan Chase is a world leader in financial services, and has the distinction of being one of the oldest of its kind in the world, with roots going back to 1854 when Junius S. Morgan started his career in financial circles. His son J. Pierpont Morgan took over the reigns, joining forces with Anthony J. Drexel to establish the firm of Drexel, Morgan & Co in New York in 1871. This later ...

  • Companies

    Pepsico

    PepsiCo, Inc. was established when Pepsi-Cola and Frito-Lay merged in 1965. Heading up Pepsi-cola at the time was Donald M. Kendall, and on the Frito-Lay side was Herman W. Lay. The company was incorporated in Delaware on 8 June 1965 and then reincorporated in North Carolina in 1986. PepsicCo, Inc has grown into a multinational, Fortune 500 company with hundreds of brands in its portfolio.