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NYSE names Goldman's John Thain as new chief executive

...48, will succeed interim chairman and CEO John Reed, who has held those positions since the September ouster of Dick Grasso amid a furor over the size of his pay package. Reed will resign as interim CEO but will stay on as interim chairman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/19/fin_393059.shtml
Finance
NYSE splitting chairman, CEO roles

...to restore investors' trust shattered by revelations this summer of the $188 million pay package of then-chairman Dick Grasso. He was ousted in September. Several lawmakers have questioned the adequacy of the NYSE proposal, noting that the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/18/fin_392744.shtml
Finance
Business briefs

...McCall resigned unexpectedly Thursday from the New York Stock Exchange board, the first director to leave since Chairman Dick Grasso was ousted a week ago over a pay scandal. In a letter to new interim Chairman John Reed, Mr. McCall said his resignation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/26/bus_391297.shtml
Business
Changes sought as leader resigns

...the New York Stock Exchange ushered in a new era Thursday, as the financial market began life without the charismatic Dick Grasso as its leader. As trading began, Mr. Grasso, who resigned Wednesday in response to rising fury over the $139...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/19/bus_388953.shtml
Business
NYSE chairman resigns amid furor over lavish pay package

NEW YORK -- New York Stock Exchange chairman Dick Grasso resigned Wednesday amid rising fury over his $139...the interest of the New York Stock Exchange. We think Dick Grasso has to leave now in order for the exchange to move forward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/18/bus_388599.shtml
Business
Stocks pull back on housing report

...also said many investors might have been preoccupied with the mounting criticism of New York Stock Exchange chairman Dick Grasso and his pay package, leading to lighter trading. Todd Clark, head of listed equity trading at Wells Fargo Securities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/18/fin_388625.shtml
Finance
SEC chairman questions decimal trading

...has hurt market quality," Bollen said. A review of decimalization is supported by New York Stock Exchange chairman Dick Grasso, who has suggested trading in nickel increments instead, but is opposed by the Investment Company Institute, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/02/bus_377286.shtml
Business
New York Stock Exchange to delay opening on Sept. 11

...New York Stock Exchange will delay the opening of trading on Sept. 11. The NYSE's chairman and chief executive, Dick Grasso, said in a statement Friday that the decision was made out of respect for the memorial services being planned in New...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/11/nat_351977.shtml
National
Board members keep jobs despite link to scandal

...banker Kenneth Langone, who has come under fire for his close relationship with former New York Stock Exchange chairman Dick Grasso and his role as chairman of the NYSE's compensation committee from 1999 to 2003 when Grasso was awarded a $187...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/29/bus_435761.shtml
Business
Greed, scandal haunt Wall Street

...the legal backlash to the scandal years. As evidenced by last year's sudden controversy over mutual fund timing and Dick Grasso's pay as head of the New York Stock Exchange, new unsavory surprises may yet lurk in the affairs of corporate America...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/23/fin_416478.shtml
Finance