A trader waits today for trading to resume on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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July 8, 2015 Computer-related problems on the New York Stock Exchange halted trading for more than three hours on Wednesday, but it was not a one-off.
Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York before trading was halted on Wednesday.
July 8, 2015 Trading on the exchange was halted at 11:32 a.m. and restored at approximately 3:10 p.m. ET. The NYSE said the issue was technical and not due to malicious activity.
Muriel Siebert stands on the trading floor of her discount brokerage and underwriting firm in New York on May 9,1995. Siebert died Saturday in New York. She was 80.
August 25, 2013 Muriel "Mickie" Siebert bought a seat on the exchange in 1967 and was also the first woman to head one of its member firms. She died Saturday in New York at age 80. The cause was complications of cancer.
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