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The Bell
Mar 14 2013 | 4:49 PM

The 2013 Grand Marshal, Mr. Smith is the great-grandson of the legendary Al Smith, Governor of New York, and serves as the Director, Secretary, and Dinner Chairman for the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation and on the Tony Blair Faith Foundation. He worked on Wall Street for over 25 years and is active in many community affairs. He has received numerous honors from many organizations recognizing his lifelong endeavors on both sides of the Atlantic. Click here for Al Smith's full bio.

 

This year's Parade will honor the work of Covenant House, the organization which for over 40 years has been caring for New York City's homeless and runaway youth. As part of the celebration, 50 formerly homeless youth, many of whom lived on the streets of New York City, will march in the parade.

 

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NYSE Amex Options
Mar 14 2013 | 4:22 PM

We continue our look into minis following Mini Options at NYSE, Hedging with Mini Contracts and Reviewing Short mini Puts.

mini options are not just for the mini positions. Yes, its true minis are options with a 10 share underlying deliverable and a 10 multiplier which allows investors with less than 100 shares of certain securities to execute covered write strategies. minis will do more than that, but first let’s talk about covered writes.

A covered write is an option strategy where an investor sells a call option short. The obligation of a short call is to sell stock at the strike price at any time until expiration. This means that an investor engaging in a covered write must be prepared to sell some or all of...

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Posted by: Bill Ryan
Managing Director, NYSE Amex Options
Market Drivers
Mar 14 2013 | 4:07 PM
The Mount Bromo volcano on the island Java of ...

The Mount Bromo volcano on the island Java of Indonesia. Photo by Jan-Pieter Nap taken on July 11 2004. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

March has started off with 10 straight days of gains for the DJIA and the S&P has already logged 8 out of 10 on the plus side (with the down days posting minimal losses). Not a bad way to kick off a month. Will the market continue to surge upward? Or will there be a correction...

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Posted by: Ronald Bohlert
Managing Director, Global Corporate Client Group
NYSE Event Marketing
Mar 14 2013 | 2:50 PM

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Posted by: NYSE Staff
The Bell
Mar 14 2013 | 12:00 PM

On March 14, António Mota, the Chairman of Mota-Engil and high level representatives from firms which actively worked towards the success of the Bond Issuing Mota-Engil Taxa Fixa 2013-2016, rang the NYSE Euronext Lisbon Closing Bell on the occasion of the public presentation of its results. This issuing was a success and it has increased the number of the offer – from 75 million to 175 million euros. The demand exceeds the offer in 300%. More than 16,200 investors bought bonds, that pay an interest rate of 6,85%.

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Posted by: Euronext Lisbon