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Each year, investors file shareholder proposals with public companies to requesting that their proposals be included for a vote at the next annual meeting of shareholders. 

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Even as an improving US economy sparked renewed interest in US stocks last year, trading in international equities listed on NYSE markets remained solid, approaching $3.1 trillion.

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Ahead of the Bell
Feb 14 2013 | 9:10 AM

Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading down 63 points and S&P futures are trading down 5 points following disappointing growth data from euro zone economies, including France and Germany, as the region slips deeper into recession. Investors are taking a step back and assessing whether recent market gains are overdone. Germany reported its economy contracted by 0.6% in the final quarter of 2012, marking its worst performance since the start of the global financial crisis. The Bank of Japan kept its monetary policy steady and upgraded its outlook of its economy, in light of recent retraction by the Japanese yen.

  • On the economic calendar today, the Labor Department will release weekly jobless claims before the market opens, economists are forecasting 360K compared with 366K for the week prior.  

  • A number of Federal Reserve speakers will be on the speaking circuit, including James Bullard and...
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Posted by: Parasnand Madho
Director, Market Watch & Corporate Actions
Inside the Beltway
Feb 14 2013 | 8:00 AM
English: President Barack Obama speaks to a jo...

English: President Barack Obama speaks to a joint session of Congress regarding his jobs plan, the American Jobs Act (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Last night, President Obama and Florida Senator Marco Rubio offered their respective visions for the country.  As expected, both speeches largely...

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Posted by: Clarke Camper
Senior VP, Government Affairs
The Bell
Feb 14 2013 | 6:20 AM

Spineway designs, produces, and sells spinal column implants and surgical instruments. The group offers spinal systems, cervical and lumbar cages, cervical plates, bone substitutes, etc.

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Amsterdam Gong
Feb 14 2013 | 4:31 AM

The CEO of Sky Radio Group Philip Alberdingk Thijm sounds the gong for Valentine’s Day.

The radio station traditionally organizes a special performance for its listeners on this romantic day. There will be a Valentines-concert with singer Sandra van Nieuwland in Poptemple Paradiso, Amsterdam. The tickets for this show were sold out in a couple of hours, Sky Radio gave away the last tickets to its listeners. Sky Radio Group is part of Telegraaf Media Group (TMG). TMG is listed on NYSE Euronext (ticker symbol: TMG).

For more information: www.skyradio.nl

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End of Day Report
Feb 13 2013 | 5:43 PM

Stocks stalled and ended the session mixed today, despite upbeat quarterly results as investors digested unimpressive economic reports including retail sales, import prices and business inventories. 

Retail sales gained just 0.1% in January, in line with expectations, as tax increases and rising gasoline prices refrained consumers from spending.

Import prices inched up 0.6% last month driven by a rise in fuel prices while business inventories rose a modest 0.1%.

Q4 earnings for S&P 500 companies are estimated to have risen 5.3%, which is above a 1.9% forecast at the start of the earnings season.

Have a great evening!                                                  ...

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Market Watch & Corporate Actions Specialist, Global Corporate Client Group