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Layoffs continue as Wall St. retools

| February 14, 2013

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Though stock indexes are near peak levels and some firms make record profits, Wall Street has shrunk since the financial crisis began amid new regulations aimed at financial sector safety. NEW YORK — Wall Street may seem like its old self again.

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OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCM: OTC Link) | Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited Begins Trading on OTCQX®

| January 2, 2013

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited Begins Trading on OTCQX

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Zynga posts 4Q net loss on IPO-related stock costs

| February 15, 2012

NEW YORK (AP) — Online game maker Zynga Inc. reported a net loss for the last three months of 2011, weighed down by hefty stock-compensation expenses and other costs in its first quarter as a public company .

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Websites of exchanges Nasdaq, BATS hit in online attack (Reuters)

| February 14, 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Websites of exchange operators Nasdaq and BATS have been attacked by hackers over the last 24 hours, causing ongoing disruptions for those trying to use the sites, spokespersons for the companies said on Tuesday. Only the banner carrying the logo at the top of the web page for www.nasdaq.com was visible during repeated attempts to access Nasdaq’s site on Tuesday afternoon. Trading in Nasdaq-listed stocks has not been affected, however

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US futures down as Greek bailout debate winds on (AP)

| February 14, 2012

NEW YORK – U.S. stock futures slipped Tuesday after retail sales data for January grew slower than expected. The government said an hour before the market opening that retail sales rose 0.4 percent last month.

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Ahead of the Bell: Zynga to post 4Q results (AP)

| February 14, 2012

NEW YORK – Zynga will show whether it was able to further boost its rapidly growing number of followers, as well as its profit and revenue as a publicly traded company, when the online game maker reports fourth-quarter results Tuesday. It will be Zynga’s first quarterly report since going public in December. Analysts, on average, expect the San-Francisco company to post earnings of 3 cents per share on revenue of $302.1 million, according to a poll by FactSet

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Insight: Wall St commodity talent wars – Return of the merchants

| February 14, 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When it comes to hiring top commodity traders, what goes around comes around. Wall Street , after years of poaching the best and brightest from specialized commodity firms, is losing the war to keep the essential traders who know how to arbitrage copper or store crude . After financial reforms sounded the death knell for the excessive use of bank money to trade markets two years ago, banks such as Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley had resigned themselves to watching their proprietary trading rainmakers flee to hedge funds with few limits on risk or compensation

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Wall Street likes Monti, but still wary of Italy

| February 13, 2012

[unable to retrieve full-text content]NEW YORK (Reuters) – A long, standing ovation greeted Italy's Mario Monti when he entered the packed Card Room on the seventh floor of the New York Stock Exchange last week.

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Apple's stock hits $500

| February 13, 2012

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Shares of Apple reached $500 for the first time on Monday, setting yet another high-water mark for the tech giant.

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Stock Futures Rise After Greece OKs Austerity Package

| February 13, 2012

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — U.S. stock futures advanced Monday after Greek lawmakers passed a package of austerity measures to satisfy the terms for a bailout from the country’s international creditors

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