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NYSE: An American Icon "Sold to A Bunch of Foreigners"
BigGovernment ^ | 2/15/2011 | Samir Kapadia

Posted on 02/15/2011 2:32:02 PM PST by GVnana

It’s official. The New York Stock Exchange has been sold to, in one CNBC anchor’s words, ‘a bunch of foreigners’. The iconic trading floor of the NYSE was tense this morning as CNBC’s Mark Haines’ grilled CEO Duncan Niederauer on the just announced merger of Deutsche Börse and the NYSE, a deal resulting in the creation of the world’s largest share- and derivatives-trading platform.

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TOPICS: Government; Military/Veterans; Miscellaneous; Politics
KEYWORDS: bho44; economy; globalization; nyse; obama; palin; wallstreet
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So, children. Back in my day, we had this thing called a stock exchange. And Americans who were successful enough to build their companies and get them listed on this exchange would come and proudly stand with their families while they offered Americans an opportunity to share in their success. But we don't do that anymore.
1 posted on 02/15/2011 2:32:05 PM PST by GVnana
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To: GVnana

The NYSE and the other US exchanges are totally corrupt. Maybe the Germans will clean things up. The Germans did a good job when they ran NASA, they do not elect Muslims to run their country, they have bought a lot of jobs to the SE United States.

I know southern working men at the BMW and Mercedes factories and they like em. TV watching Americans have only themselves to blame. They traded liberty for a TV clicker. Sad.


2 posted on 02/15/2011 2:37:30 PM PST by Frantzie (HD TV - Total Brain-washing now in High Def. 3-D Coming soon)
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To: GVnana

But when it was Japanese buying American icons, taking too much notice of it was called xenophobic and racist by the networks. I call hypocrisy.


3 posted on 02/15/2011 2:37:58 PM PST by OldNewYork (social justice isn't justice; it's just socialism)
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To: GVnana

The White House and the Supreme Court buildings are solidly constructed and represent fine workmanship. The U.S. could probably get a few hundred million dollars if they put them up for auction to the highest bidder.


4 posted on 02/15/2011 2:38:34 PM PST by purplelobster
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To: GVnana
When I look at the history of American-German mergers and acquisitions it doesn't look promising. The company that I worked for for 36 years acquired a German company and I can tell you that the work culture is not very compatible. Mercedes-Chrysler didn't work. The socialist streak runs very deep in German companies. They are much more rigid about management decisions. The companies engage in things we consider to be corrupt. In the end..I wonder how much our own tax code contributed to this merger. I would prefer to see the CME merge with the NYSE.
5 posted on 02/15/2011 2:38:52 PM PST by Oldexpat
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To: GVnana

So now we don’t even export “nothing” anymore !


6 posted on 02/15/2011 2:39:29 PM PST by SecondAmendment (Restoring our Republic at 9.8357x10^8 FPS)
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To: GVnana

“Sold” in the Headline, “Merged” in the body of the article. I don’t care. A major chunk of America is out the door again.

This is BS. We have to do something to get back our country from those that would part it out.


7 posted on 02/15/2011 2:39:51 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: GVnana

White House extremely pleased I bet. This is another huge story no?


8 posted on 02/15/2011 2:42:39 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: GVnana

Wait for the White House....


9 posted on 02/15/2011 2:43:10 PM PST by therightliveswithus
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To: Frantzie

With you, everything goes back to TV? It’s the new Bush. What’s with that? Lots of successful, productive people actually watch TV. Even some Germans watch TV.


10 posted on 02/15/2011 2:43:32 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: GVnana
How pathetic is that when the first US stock exchange is now foreigner owned. At least Donald Trump said something intelligent.

‘I think it’s ridiculous that this country would allow Germany to buy our New York Stock Exchange. It’s another black eye for the United States- victory for Germany, not the United States.’


11 posted on 02/15/2011 2:44:27 PM PST by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confucius)
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To: EDINVA

I keep asking Frantzie when he gonna pull an Elvis and shoot his TV.


12 posted on 02/15/2011 2:46:07 PM PST by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confucius)
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To: purplelobster

“The White House and the Supreme Court buildings are solidly constructed and represent fine workmanship. The U.S. could probably get a few hundred million dollars if they put them up for auction to the highest bidder.”

Who would be stupid enough to shell out the money for those corrupt bastards, er, sorry, bastions of liberty?


13 posted on 02/15/2011 2:48:32 PM PST by jessduntno ("That 3 a.m. phone call from Egypt to Obama went right to the answering machine." - Sarah Palin)
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To: SecondAmendment

win!!


14 posted on 02/15/2011 2:48:41 PM PST by babble-on
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To: Frantzie

Uh, Frantzie. I’ve been to Germany and seen the “work ethic” of Germans. Don’t get me wrong — I love the German people, but in comparison to Americans, they’re just drunk most of the time. (Of course that might yet work in the American auto industry...)


15 posted on 02/15/2011 2:48:47 PM PST by GVnana
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To: dennisw

It’s just one more off Obangos obummer’s check list to redistribute America’s wealth....only he determines who, when, where, and what. All for the Obangos glory.


16 posted on 02/15/2011 2:49:44 PM PST by caww
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To: Frantzie

You really desperately need to get a second track for your brain. This has absolutely nothing in any way any sane person could or would ever imagine ANYTHING at all ever to do with TV. Get over TV, you spend more time obsessing about it than any 3 people spend watching it.


17 posted on 02/15/2011 2:49:44 PM PST by discostu (this is definitely not my confused face)
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To: GVnana

Why was it even for sale? I did not hear anything about it. Who decided to sell it?


18 posted on 02/15/2011 3:03:05 PM PST by bareford101 (. All Muslims lie to infidels to confuse them)
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To: dennisw

Wasn’t there a story recently about a guy in MN (upper Midwest somewhere) who shot out his TV when Sarah Palin appeared? I know THAT wouldn’t be our FRantzie.

I watch one show [somewhat] religiously any more .. Greta. But if someone wants to watch 24 hours a day, it’s his/her problem, not mine, much less is it worth obsessing about.


19 posted on 02/15/2011 3:04:02 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: bareford101

Everything is for sale if somebody waves enough cash. Anheuser-Busch wasn’t for sale until InBev made them an offer they’d be dumb to refuse.


20 posted on 02/15/2011 3:06:28 PM PST by discostu (this is definitely not my confused face)
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To: GVnana

It’s all part of the grand global plan, comrade............./s


21 posted on 02/15/2011 3:09:12 PM PST by OB1kNOb (Witty saying TBD.)
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To: EDINVA; Frantzie
Wasn’t there a story recently about a guy in MN (upper Midwest somewhere) who shot out his TV when Sarah Palin appeared? I know THAT wouldn’t be our FRantzie.

People are shooting TVs all the time. Muslim Jihadists love to shoot them. I pinned Frantzie down and he admitted he still has a TV but uses it just to watch DVDs. So I challenged him to shoot it so there would be no temptation, no chance of him backsliding and watching broadcast TV shows. So far no answer.

22 posted on 02/15/2011 3:10:49 PM PST by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confucius)
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To: EDINVA

Greta is good. Dang I missed Trump he was on last night. Notice how Greta often does interviews standing up and so does the subject.


23 posted on 02/15/2011 3:12:56 PM PST by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confucius)
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To: dennisw

Greta does her homework. Most of them seem to read whatever their producers write for them. She goes up to Capitol Hill and does ask tough questions of Members from both sides. I never would have believed when she switched over from CNN that by 2010 she’d be my Fox Fav.

I saw the Trump interview. Again she was superb. I hope The Donald does enter the fray. If nothing else, he would help frame the upcoming debate. Right now the more contestants, the merrier in my book. They will winnow out, but hopefully there will be some good issues raised, and we will be able to coalesce around a sound candidate would can go toe-to-toe with Obama, trounce him in a debate and at the polls in ‘12. That is not going to be an easy task, no matter how much we’d like to think it will be.


24 posted on 02/15/2011 3:19:30 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: EDINVA

Selling out America one piece at a time so nobody notice. We let it be done. We get what we deserve.


25 posted on 02/15/2011 3:25:48 PM PST by American Dream 246 (Open your eyes. Freedom is not a one day fight. Enemies of Freedom are legion.)
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To: GVnana

I saw their work ethic in a US state where a Mercedes mule team were testing 2013 models back in 2010. Those kids were going over their data on lap tops until 10 pm at the hotel. If NASA did not have the Germans (dotto the Russians) - no one was going to the moon.

Getting back to the point of the NYSE - maybe the Germans will be less corrupt than the SCUM in NYC at the NYSE.


26 posted on 02/15/2011 3:26:45 PM PST by Frantzie (HD TV - Total Brain-washing now in High Def. 3-D Coming soon)
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To: GVnana

America used to have something called “capital formation” where a bunch of people would get together, start a company and hire.

This antiquated concept was killed by Sarbanes Oxley, Frank / Dodd, 0bamaCare and a general attack by the 0bama Administration on the profit motive.

Wasn’t Wall Street grand?

Ah well, no need for it in our new paradise. All hail the pigs on two feet!


27 posted on 02/15/2011 3:31:31 PM PST by Uncle Miltie ("And did you exchange a walk on part in a War, for a lead role in a cage?")
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To: dennisw; Frantzie

http://www.salon.com/16dec1995/comix/comix4.html


28 posted on 02/15/2011 3:32:04 PM PST by D. S. Mayfield
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To: caww

Well the Germans do not have a muslim destroying their country. Wall Street and Dems in the 2006 Congress helped destroy the US financial system. The Germans will probably be an improvement. In general, they are financially far more responsible than the U.S.. Sorry but the truth hurts.


29 posted on 02/15/2011 3:33:45 PM PST by Frantzie (HD TV - Total Brain-washing now in High Def. 3-D Coming soon)
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To: GVnana

They are just adding to the communists empire of Global Economy. Soon to be known as World Order.


30 posted on 02/15/2011 3:33:45 PM PST by Logical me
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To: Frantzie

Where do you get off the exchange is totally corrupt. Have you ever worked on the floor or is this just an opinion?


31 posted on 02/15/2011 3:44:45 PM PST by DWC (historian)
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To: GVnana

Well, they’re all ready talking about getting rid of the dollar as the world reserve currency, so this just makes sense. Welcome to the nightmare world of Soros’s Open Society.


32 posted on 02/15/2011 3:44:45 PM PST by Clock King (Ellisworth Toohey was right: My head's gonna explode.)
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To: D. S. Mayfield

That comic was just like Frantzie. Pledging to not watch TV but then backsliding and ruining all the progress he made. That’s why it’s nor for real until you shoot (or otherwise execute) your TV


33 posted on 02/15/2011 3:45:13 PM PST by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confucius)
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To: Frantzie

There’s allot more than Dems and Wall street that created the financial crisis....try the withdrawals of billions from our banking system just days before Paulson went to the senate on begging knees.

Must be you didn’t hear Merkyl’s recent comments about Muslims in their country....she’s on the boat with France and others who recently mentioned mulitculturism isn’t working.


34 posted on 02/15/2011 3:53:03 PM PST by caww
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To: dennisw

No cable, no airwaves, satellite’s too expensive, no problem!

Saves bullets too!


35 posted on 02/15/2011 3:57:51 PM PST by Gasshog (going to get what all those libs asked for, but its not what they expected.)
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To: Gasshog

You have no TV to kill


36 posted on 02/15/2011 4:26:48 PM PST by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confucius)
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To: caww

I hear you. I would take Merkel president for life here if she pushed out the islamic out of the weiss haus.


37 posted on 02/15/2011 4:54:35 PM PST by Frantzie (HD TV - Total Brain-washing now in High Def. 3-D Coming soon)
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To: GVnana

Can the Germans be any more corrupt thank Goldman Sachs, Citicorp or The JP Morgue (Chase aka Rockefeller)?


38 posted on 02/15/2011 5:05:12 PM PST by Frantzie (HD TV - Total Brain-washing now in High Def. 3-D Coming soon)
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To: dennisw
Most of the people who watch TV now are the elderly and baby boomers plus illiterate young people. When Bernake/Obama's hyperinflation starts kicking in fairly soon - the elderly and baby boomers will get screwed the most. See the imploding USSR, Argentina and Zimbabwe - it will be a combo of those three. I will laugh when the idiots who talked about fox being their friend as O'Reilly licks hussein's boots with his pal Beck. The elderly and baby boomers are so screwed. Keep watching TV - ALL of TV supports the muslim who stole your country.
39 posted on 02/15/2011 5:19:25 PM PST by Frantzie (HD TV - Total Brain-washing now in High Def. 3-D Coming soon)
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To: Frantzie

I rather like her...she’s not a Margret Thatcher but she’s getting there I think...just a different style...after all it is Germany, but she handles her people well and is not intimidated by other nations IMO.


40 posted on 02/15/2011 5:27:35 PM PST by caww
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To: GVnana
...they’re just drunk most of the time. (Of course that might yet work in the American auto industry...)

..don't forget to add, shooting-up, smoking pot, and selling raffle tickets for afternoon oral servicing (yes that's a true story).

Also you might want to add: sabotaging the machines to guarantee weekend double time!!

All true.

41 posted on 02/15/2011 6:02:51 PM PST by CommieCutter (I'll get an internet ID when Obama shows his birth certificate.)
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To: GVnana

The DOW “industrials” are not all so industrial, either, and most of them are based on manufacturing in foreign countries by US corporations.


42 posted on 02/15/2011 6:05:48 PM PST by familyop (Zombie Killah)
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To: Frantzie

I just might be more conservative than you. If I watch the Bill O’Reilly show it doesn’t have any effect on my conservative beliefs. I have a good filter. I’m not brainwashed by anything on TV. I’m on to them


43 posted on 02/15/2011 6:16:46 PM PST by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confucius)
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To: Gasshog; dennisw
"No cable, no airwaves, satellite’s too expensive, no problem!"

Same here. I quit watching the propaganda a long time ago. Movies, technical or general educational videos are fine without "fine arts." It's much easier to separate lies from truths while reading than watching aged, overly dramatic, chirping bimbos or effeminate men.


44 posted on 02/15/2011 6:33:53 PM PST by familyop (Zombie Killah)
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To: dennisw

No but you put money in the pockets of people who are covering for and spreading propaganda for Obama. Keep up the good work. Wait til hyperinflation kicks in. I hope you are prepared - you helped create it by supporting Obama.


45 posted on 02/15/2011 6:37:35 PM PST by Frantzie (HD TV - Total Brain-washing now in High Def. 3-D Coming soon)
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To: Frantzie
No but you put money in the pockets of people who are covering for and spreading propaganda for Obama. Keep up the good work. Wait til hyperinflation kicks in. I hope you are prepared - you helped create it by supporting Obama.

I'm turning off the cable TV pretty soon anyhow. If I watch over the air TV am I supporting Obama? Do you watch broadcast TV? Do you have a TV for watching DVDs?

46 posted on 02/16/2011 12:14:40 AM PST by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confucius)
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To: Frantzie
Can the Germans be any more corrupt thank Goldman Sachs, Citicorp or The JP Morgue (Chase aka Rockefeller)?

Do you need historical examples?

47 posted on 02/16/2011 8:48:47 AM PST by GVnana
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To: GVnana

Well they seem to be a h*ll of a lot more responsible than US institutions, their leader is not a muslim and their populace is not dumb enough and brainwashed by TV enough to elect a Muslim. Hopefully they learned their lesson about electing an usurper.

Americasn traded liberty for a remote control and HD.


48 posted on 02/16/2011 9:34:57 AM PST by Frantzie (HD TV - Total Brain-washing now in High Def. 3-D Coming soon)
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To: GVnana

The NYSE is not an “icon.” The s***ty media usues this stupid icon and iconic in every article. The NYSE is a den of theives as is the NYC financial district and Greenwich CT. Maybe the Germans will do a better job.


49 posted on 02/16/2011 9:38:02 AM PST by Frantzie (HD TV - Total Brain-washing now in High Def. 3-D Coming soon)
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To: Frantzie

Amen. Maybe we could get the Germans to buy the rest of Wall Street too. Buncha a fookin’ paper churners is what they are.


50 posted on 02/16/2011 10:06:37 AM PST by Wolfie
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