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The Bell
Mar 6 2013 | 5:13 PM

Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world's most challenging water issues, led by President and Chief Executive Officer Gretchen McClain and members of the company's leadership team, will visit the New York Stock Exchange on  March 6 and ring The Closing Bell.


On March 7 Xylem will host its first investor and analyst day as a standalone water company at the New York Stock Exchange.

Xylem Visits the New York Stock ExchangeAbout Xylem

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings.  The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local...

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Mar 6 2013 | 11:18 AM

From The Floor: Better than expected private sector employment report has continued to energize the markets this morning extending a record high for the Dow as it eclipses the 14,300 mark for the first time in history.

  • Mortgage applications in the U.S. jumped by 14.8%, the most in 7 weeks as a drop in borrowing costs spurred home purchases and refinancing’s.

  • Companies in the private sector added more workers (198,000) than projected in February, indicating the U.S. job market will keep expending this year

  • U.S. January Factory orders fall - 2.0% weighed down by a slump in demand for military hardware and commercial aircraft.

  • The Fed’s Beige Book results are out at 2:00 pm

  • Euro zone GDP contracted 0.6 percent in the fourth quarter, at the same rate as in the previous quarter and in line with economists' expectations. Germany was the only major economy to expand, while France, Italy, and Spain...
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Posted by: Charles Brown
Managing Director, The Capital Markets Desk
The Bell
Mar 6 2013 | 11:11 AM

On Wednesday, March 6, iShares, the Exchange Traded Funds Business of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK), will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate iShares Minimum Volatility ETFs.  Since launching in 2011, iShares' suite of US-listed Minimum Volatility products has attracted over $4bn in AUM.


In an environment in which macro uncertainty continues to lead to financial market volatility, investors are complimenting their portfolios with iShares Minimum Volatility suite of products.  Clients are attracted to iShares Minimum Volatility products for the risk-reward trade-offs and ease of implementations these ETFs offer. Investors also recognize there is significant evidence that Minimum Volatility funds improve risk-adjusted returns, while also cushioning portfolios during periods of heightened turbulence...

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Ahead of the Bell
Mar 6 2013 | 9:45 AM

Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 49 points and S&P futures are trading up 5 points as the equity markets are poised to move higher, after reaching new all-time highs following the ADP employment report, which showed that 198K jobs were added in February.  Investors will assess this report for hints on the likely outcome of Friday's keenly watched non-farm payrolls report, which will provide a good indication on the labor market recovery.

  • On the economic calendar today, the ADP employment report will be released before the market opens and it is forecasted that 173K jobs were created in February, compared to 192K jobs the month before.  Factory orders for January will be released after the market opens and a 2.2% decrease is expected, vs. a 1.8% increase in December.

  • The dollar is up against the major currencies.  Gold is trading at $1,575. Crude oil is currently trading...
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Posted by: Parasnand Madho
Director, Market Watch & Corporate Actions
Amsterdam Gong
Mar 6 2013 | 4:40 AM

Amsterdam Institute of Finance (AIF) and NYU Stern School of Business sound the gong for theMaster of Science in Risk Management for Executives program, a Master’s program for professionals in Risk Management.

The program is spread over several modules in a year and takes place in New York, Amsterdam and Hong Kong. AIF provides short courses at university level to professionals working in the financial industry.

For more

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