Many still associate white men in expensive suits with the New York Stock Exchange. Women are few and far between.
Lauren Simmons is not only the youngest, but also the only full-time female trader on the New York Stock Exchange. DW's Anne Schwedt meets the 23-year-old who's thriving in a male-dominated world.
Wall Street is marking the longest ever period of bullish investor sentiment, reflected in the benchmark S&P 500. But the underlying definition of a bull-market run is arbitrary, experts say.
At the NYSE, stockbrokers and traders run the show, except when the show runs them. Just how much influence do the iconic traders in the headlines and front page pictures really have?
Plummeting stocks have shocked traders. After a long stretch of serenity, an unexpected storm has hit stock exchanges. We're witnessing a worldwide sell-off, but things will calm down shortly, says DW's Henrik Böhme.
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