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The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NDAQ)

  • Oct. 26, 2011, 9:33 AM
    Nasdaq OMX (NDAQ) expects 15-20 companies to list in the U.S. by the end of the year despite market volatility acting as a break recently. And with 105 firms having filed to IPO, Nasdaq's Bruce Aust told Reuters that the market could be "very, very robust" in 2012 if there is a "return to some sense of normalcy."
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  • Oct. 26, 2011, 7:12 AM
    NASDAQ OMX Group (NDAQ): Q3 EPS of $0.67 in-line. Revenue of $438M beats by $3M. (PR)
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  • Oct. 26, 2011, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Wednesday's open: ADP, AEP, AGN, ARW, ATI, AVY, BA, BEAV, COP, CPX, DPS, EAT, EXC, F, GD, GLW, HBI, HCBK, HES, HSP, JBLU, JNY, LMT, MHS, MWV, MYL, NDAQ, NOC, OC, PLD, PX, RES, S, SAP, SEE, SO, TMO, UMC, WLP, WYN
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  • Oct. 21, 2011, 4:24 AM
    A cyberattack last year on Nasdaq (NDAQ) was more serious than the exchange has let on, Reuters reports, with hackers installing software that enabled them to spy on board directors of publicly held companies. In February, Nasdaq said there was no evidence the intruders accessed client data.
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  • Sep. 19, 2011, 3:43 PM
    Jefferies Group (JEF -3.4%) files a lawsuit against NASDAQ OMX Group (NDAQ -1.4%) accusing the firm's International Derivatives Clearing Group unit of fraud and breach of contract in relation to interest-rate swap futures.
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  • Sep. 19, 2011, 2:21 PM
    Exchange operators take a hit today as a resurgent European financial crisis stokes volatility and heightens concern over trading and revenues: NYSE Euronext (NYX -5%), Nasdaq OMX Group (NDAQ -3.5%).
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  • Sep. 2, 2011, 4:06 AM
    LSE (LDNXF.PK) says it is in early talks to buy LCH.Clearnet in a deal that the FT says could value the clearing house at €1B ($1.43B). The discussions pit LSE against market-data firm Markit, while Nasdaq OMX (NDAQ) has also shown interest in the past. (PR; previously)
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  • Aug. 24, 2011, 2:42 PM
    Nasdaq OMX Group (NDAQ +1.8%) is higher after UBS upgrades the shares, saying the stock is trading at a deep discount to earnings and its "defensive business mix" should do well in a potential downturn.
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  • Aug. 16, 2011, 3:18 PM
    Stock exchange operators tumble after the Merkel-Sarkozy presser includes a proposed new tax on financial transactions. But this idea has been floated in the past, only to fall flat after U.S. and U.K. resistance. NYX -9.3%, ICE -4.1%, NDAQ -3.1%, CME -2.8%.
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  • Aug. 11, 2011, 11:46 AM
    Among financial names showing strength are three Goldman Sachs added to its Conviction Buy list this morning: Knight Capital (KCG +7.2%), Nasdaq (NDAQ +4.9%), BlackRock (BLK +3.5%). Goldman upgraded these financials to Buy from Neutral: ICE +5.1%, OZM +5.4%, BEN +2.6%, GFIG +10.7%, AIZ +3.6%.
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  • Jul. 27, 2011, 8:51 AM
    More on Nasdaq's (NDAQ -0.4%) earnings: Q2 net profit -4.2% as $29M costs related to its failed NYSE (NYX) bid offset market share gains and a lower tax rate. "We are confident in our ability to continue growing...organically," says CEO Robert Greifeld. Does that mean no bid for LSE (LDNXF.PK)?
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  • Jul. 27, 2011, 7:17 AM
    Nasdaq (NDAQ): Q2 EPS of $0.62 beats by $0.02. Revenue of $416M (+6.7% Y/Y) beats by $3M. (PR)
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  • Jul. 27, 2011, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Wednesday's open: AET, AN, ARW, ATI, BA, COP, CP, DAL, DOW, DPS, ECL, ELN, ENR, EXC, GD, GLW, HES, HSP, IACI, LM, LVLT, LZ, MCO, MT, MWV, MYL, NDAQ, NEE, NOC, PX, RES, ROC, SO, STD, TEVA, TMO, TUP, WLP, WYN, ZMH
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  • Jul. 14, 2011, 5:48 AM
    Swedish regulators confirm they raided the offices of Nasdaq OMX Group (NDAQ) last month as part of a competition probe.
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  • Jul. 6, 2011, 5:08 PM
    Christine Varney, top antitrust official at the Justice Department, will step down later this year to join a prominent New York M&A law firm, WSJ reports. During her tenure at DOJ, Varney allowed the Live Nation (LYV) and Comcast (CMCSA) deals to go through with asset sales, but prevented a proposed joint bid by Nasdaq (NDAQ) and ICE for NYSE Euronext (NYX).
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  • Jul. 4, 2011, 5:08 AM
    The London Stock Exchange (LDNXF.PK) would be open to a merger of equals with Nasdaq OMX (NDAQ) following the failure of its bid for TMX Group (TMXGF.PK). Any tie-up would provide a counterweight to the combination of NYSE Euronext (NYX) and Deutsche Boerse (DBOEF.PK).
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NASDAQ OMX Group, a provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, regulatory, securities listing, information and public company services across six continents.