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Financial markets won't be derailed by Y2K bug

...public fear," Arthur Levitt, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, said at a news conference. Richard Grasso, chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, promised: "The first trading day of the new millennium will be business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/08/bus_269652.shtml
Business
Dow closes above 10,000

...184.54 points, and the floor of the New York Stock Exchange began a long-awaited celebration. NYSE chairman Richard Grasso, New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and John Prestbo, index editor for Dow Jones & Co., banged the gavel symbolizing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/30/bus_257641.shtml
Business
Stock exchange settles charges by SEC

...late afternoon press conference Tuesday. "This has been one of the most difficult challenges we have faced," said Richard Grasso, chairman of the NYSE. "The public holds this institution to a higher standard, and appropriately so. Any time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/30/bus_264682.shtml
Business
Stock trading resumes on schedule following blackout

...m. opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. "It looks like it's business as usual," said NYSE chairman Richard Grasso. However, the smaller Amex was unable to open due to problems at a Consolidated Edison substation that supplies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/16/fin_384634.shtml
Finance
Changes sought as leader resigns

...scrutiny of its members, critics and federal regulators, who want big changes at the world's richest market. "Richard Grasso has done the right thing. He's fallen on his sword," said New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi. "However...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/19/bus_388953.shtml
Business
CEO perk: higher interest rate on savings

...attention - as it did last year with news the New York Stock Exchange had been paying 8 percent interest to former chief Richard Grasso on part of his $139.5 million in deferred compensation - probably because the rules of disclosure invite confusion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/19/bus_422578.shtml
Business
Stocks market aims to reopen Monday

...America and certainly for those who are in the midst of this great tragedy is to resume trading," NYSE chairman Richard Grasso said. "We are very confident we will have the right number of people on campus here and in the community required...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/13/nat_319618.shtml
National
Decade in Review: A wild ride in personal finance

...taxpayers will be projected to exceed $1 trillion by the time the conflict ends. September NYSE Chairman and CEO Richard Grasso resigns following the revelation of his $140 million compensation package, sparking concerns about excessive executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/20/fin_560103.shtml
Finance
Dow in recovery from loss

...pretty much break-even." In a bizarre sidelight to the nervous opening at the New York Stock Exchange, chairman Richard Grasso was petting a lion on a balcony overlooking the trading floor. The lion is the logo for Anglogold Ltd., the world's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/06/bus_235310.shtml
Business
Wall Street relaxes for a day

...dressing casually, it doesn't seem likely that the NYSE will move to make "Light Friday" - as exchange Chairman Richard Grasso calls it - a permanent fixture. "I think in this kind of environment, this is a major step," the NYSE's said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/25/biz_216504.shtml
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