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May 17 2013 | 2:00 AM

April 18, New York: Members of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation’s Military Financial Readiness Program visit the NYSE

The FINRA Investor Education Foundation’s Military Financial Readiness Program is a terrific and innovative program that delivers free, unbiased financial education tools and training to service members, their spouses and on-base financial educators through a variety of programs and public awareness initiatives. A partner in the U.S. Department of Defense Financial Readiness Campaign, the program’s primary goal is to help military families manage their money with confidence.

Launched in February 2006 using fine money levied against firms for misleading sales practices targeting military personnel, this multi-faceted program includes a comprehensive website—www.SaveAndInvest.org—that...

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Posted by: Michelle Greene
Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Responsibility
CR Exchange
May 17 2013 | 1:51 AM

By Ian Tabor

April 30, London: Financial Literacy workshop run by Junior Achievement/Young Enterprise in London

Tuesday 30th May saw NYSE Euronext host 52 Young Enterprise Scheme students from four different schools around London. The day was designed to give the students an insight in to the Financial Services industry as well as encouraging them to think about their goals (both short and long term).

The 10 NYSE Euronext volunteers were assigned a group and were encouraged to present their own individual life maps detailing the decisions they have made and path that they have travelled to get them into their current positions as well as looking forward to where they want to go from here. This sharing of work experience and knowledge gave students more clarity around the fact that the decisions that they make now can affect their future,...

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Posted by: Michelle Greene
Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Responsibility
CR Exchange
May 17 2013 | 1:48 AM

April 17, New York: Financial Capability Steps into the Marketplace

In partnership with the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI), our live-webcast session featured four of the twelve finalists of the FinCanDev competition, a nationwide, $100,000 challenge to develop new mobile apps to help working Americans make smart financial choices and get better access to financial services. Through this competition, fully functioning, high-impact apps will be brought to market and available for consumers to use. The forum also featured a panel focused on the innovative work our Listed Companies are doing to promote improved financial access and capability for underserved consumers.

CFSI President and CEO Jennifer Tescher discussed the...

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Posted by: Michelle Greene
Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Responsibility
End of Day Report
May 16 2013 | 5:02 PM

U.S. equity indexes experienced a moderate pullback today, and the dollar fell against the euro after U.S. economic reports on housing, labor and regional business conditions pointed to soft spots in the second quarter.  Technology was the only major sector in positive territory, while Consumer Discretionary and Healthcare led declines.  Crude Oil is higher, and Gold is lower.  


Today’s U.S. economic data showed Housing Starts fell 16.5% to a five-month low of 853K, Jobless Claims jumped 32K to a six-week high of 360K, and the cost of living fell 0.4% in April, dropping for a second month, in the first back-to-back declines in inflation since late 2008.    


West Texas Intermediate Crude rose on speculation that central banks will bolster stimulus, and Gold futures fell, as the commodity continues to struggle.  U.S. filings showed that George Soros and Blackrock Inc. cut stakes in exchange-traded...

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Market Watch & Corporate Actions Specialist, Global Corporate Client Group
The Bell
May 16 2013 | 4:22 PM

 

The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Financial Times and BNY Mellon, will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Thursday, May 16, 2013 to celebrate its 43rd annual Person of the Year Awards.
 
To mark the occasion, Professor Luciano Coutinho, President of the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), and 2013 Person of the Year honoree, along with executives of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, the Financial Times and BNY Mellon, will ring The Closing Bell® .
 
The Person of the Year Awards honors two outstanding leaders (one Brazilian and one American) who have been instrumental in forging closer ties between the two nations. Each year, more than 800 leaders from the international business, financial and diplomatic communities convene in New York...

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