Nyenrode Business University and Oxyor sound the gong for the Private Investor Programme.
Participants actively learn to analyse and manage their own investment portfolios according to the latest insights in the field of investing. Course participants are being taught by top experts that assist them in every step making the right investment decisions. After successful completion of this programme, the graduates are able to independently take control of their own portfolio and are at least at the same level as a professional investor with several years of experience. Monique van Holstein, course participant of the Nyenrode Private Investor Programme, sounds the gong.
U.S. equities extended a two day rally with the Dow finishing 138 points higher as soft housing, and in-line inflation data ease tapering concerns ahead of tomorrow's FOMC policy announcement. All major sectors are in positive territory, with Telecom, and Industrials topping gains. Staples and Materials however, relatively underperformed.
Today’s report from the Labor Department said the Consumer Price Index edged 0.1% higher in May after two straight months of declines, while the core index, which excludes food and energy costs, rose 0.2%, just above the recorded pace in April.
A separate report from the Commerce Dept. showed U.S. Housing Starts rose less than forecast in May, likely reflecting labor and material costs. Housing Starts rose 6.8% to 914K, yet fell short of the 949K consensus . The overall trend however, still remains consistent with a housing market recovery, one that may help counter the drag on the...
On Tuesday, June 18 executives and guests of Toledo, Ohio-based Libbey Inc. (NYSE MKT: RIG), one of the largest manufacturers of glass tableware in the world, will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the Company's original listing on the NYSE 20 years ago to the day and its 125th anniversary of continuous production at its Toledo, Ohio, manufacturing facility. CEO Stephanie Streeter and CFO Sherry Buck, joined by members of Libbey's senior leadership team and Toledo and Shreveport employees who were winners of an employee contest, will ring the NYSE Closing Bell to mark this company milestone.
About Libbey Inc.
Based in Toledo, Ohio, since 1888, we believe Libbey Inc. is the largest manufacturer of glass tableware in the western hemisphere and one of the largest glass tableware manufacturers in the world. It supplies products to foodservice, retail, industrial and business-to-business customers in over 100 countries, and...
Executive compensation, board leadership and the environment were top issues again during this year’s proxy season. What used to be a few months effort for companies and their shareholders, prepping for the annual shareholder meeting has become a full-on, year-round focus for most companies. Dodd-Frank, investors who are increasingly engaged, and a heightened focus on governance (e.g. say-on-pay), have created a perfect storm. For some insight into 2013 management/shareholder proposals and vote tallies, please see ourproxy analytics report.
In the second of our proxy interview series, I spoke with Ning Chiu of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.
McLevey/NYSE Euronext: The 2013 proxy season results seem pretty steady,...
Executives and guests of MSCI and NYSE Liffe US will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate 25 years of Emerging Markets indices. To mark this occasion, MSCI Chief Executive Officer, Henry Fernandez, will ring the NYSE Opening Bell.
Since MSCI launched the Emerging Markets (EM) index in 1988, Emerging Markets have become an important, integrated part of a global equity portfolio allocation. In 1988, there were just 10 countries in EM, representing less than 1% of world market cap. As of 2012, the index has grown to 21 countries, representing about 13%.
Mr. Fernandez will be available to discuss the evolution of Emerging Markets, looking ahead, new markets, new exposures and new share classes that are opening up to EM investors including:
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