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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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The Bell
Feb 14 2013 | 5:52 PM

On Thursday February 14, executives and guests of ABN AMRO Clearing Chicago, will visit the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the launch of SQT Capital and its partnership with NYSE Amex Options. SQT Capital was activated for trading on December 3, 2012 on NYSE Amex Options.

To mark this occasion, Ye Sha, Founding Partner, SQT Capital will ring The Closing Bell.

 

About ABN AMRO:

ABN AMRO Clearing Chicago LLC (AACC) is part of the global clearing business of ABN AMRO and is the headquarters for the Americas.  ABN AMRO is a global securities services provider, clearing over 16 million trades each day, covering 85 of the world's leading exchanges across Europe, the Americas, and Asia-Pacific.  AACC has two further offices located in New York and Kansas City. ABN AMRO Clearing has been a member...

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Feb 14 2013 | 3:43 PM

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The Bell
Feb 14 2013 | 11:37 AM

On Thursday, February 14 America’s top dog, “GCH Banana Joe V Tani Kazari,” joined by his co-owners and handler, will visit the New York Stock Exchange trading floor and ring The Opening Bell.

GCH Banana Joe V Tani Kazariis the Best in Show Winner of the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

 

Joey, a six year old Affenpinscher, beat out an American foxhound, Old English Sheepdog, Portuguese Water Dog to take the prestigious title at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show."

 

About the Westminster Kennel Club:

The Westminster Kennel Club is America’s oldest organization dedicated to the sport of purebred dogs.  Established in 1877, Westminster’s influence has been felt for more than a century through its famous all breed, benched dog show held every year at New York’...

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NYSE MAC Desk
Feb 14 2013 | 10:55 AM

Breakfast Bites: Equities are trading lower as concerns over apparent shrinking economies in Japan and Europe is trumping the news of lower jobless claims and Berkshire Hathaway’s and 3G Capital’s deal to purchase H.J. Heinz.



  • Fewer Americans than projected filed applications for unemployment benefits last week indicating an improvement in the labor market. Jobless claims decreased by 27,000 to 341,000 the most in a month. Continuing claims for the week ended 2/2 decreased by 130K to 3.114 million

  • Consumer confidence in the U.S. climbed last week to the highest level in a month (-35.9) as improving labor and real estate markets eased the burden of a higher payroll tax.

  • Heinz to be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway, 3G Capital for $72.50 per share or $28 billion

  • PepsiCo reports Q4 core EPS $1.09, consensus $1.05. Reports Q4 revenue $19.95B, consensus $19.7B

  • AMR Corp., US Airways boards...
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Posted by: Charles Brown
Managing Director, The Capital Markets Desk
Market Drivers
Feb 14 2013 | 9:37 AM
Tree just falling

Tree just falling (Photo credit: National Library of Scotland)

With earnings season winding down and the “debt ceiling” suspended until May 18th, traders have had ample time to shift their focus to the March 1st congressional sequester (which was originally scheduled to take place on Jan 1).

With the deadline for a deal looming, and both sides still pretty far apart, this promises to be a volatile issue in the coming weeks. Ok, so what exactly is the “sequester” anyway? According to the...

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Posted by: Ronald Bohlert
Managing Director, Global Corporate Client Group