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Episode 166

The Decision to Temporarily Close the New York Stock Exchange Trading Floor

57 minutes · March 20, 2020

In our 1st ever remote podcast, NYSE Group COO Michael Blaugrund Skyped in from his secure remote location to break down the decision to temporarily close the Trading Floor & the impact that COVID-19 will have on the markets & trading. Michael explains that, long before social distancing, the Exchange has been preparing for this sort of emergency contingency, starting with the 1st electronic trading systems that were deployed at the NYSE in the 1950s to bringing the NYSE Pillar platform online in 2019.

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