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The Bell
Feb 5 2013 | 5:48 PM

On Tuesday, Feb. 5 Church & Dwight, Co., Inc. (NYSE: CHD), led by Chairman and CEO James Craigie and members of the company's management team, will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and ring The Closing Bell.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. manufactures and markets a wide range of personal care, household and specialty products, under the Arm & Hammer brand name and other well-known trademarks.

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The Bell
Feb 5 2013 | 11:39 AM

David Lomas, Head of BlackRock's Global Financial Institutions Group to Ring The Opening BellSM at the New York Stock Exchange

On Tuesday, February 5th, BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK), will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate iShares’ suite of 45 Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) that carry an official designation from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) for insurers.

As the standard-setter and regulatory support organization, created and governed by U.S. chief insurance regulators, the NAIC rating permits insurers to apply lower capital charge ratios for a majority of fixed income iShares ETFs by looking through to the underlying holdings which are baskets of fixed income securities. The ratings are corresponding to the underlying holdings disclosed on a daily basis....

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Feb 5 2013 | 11:19 AM

Breakfast Bites: Equities are trading in positive territory this morning, rebounding after the biggest decline so far this year on strong earnings from some industry bellwethers

  • ISM Non-Manufacturing which covers about 90% of the economy fell to 55.2 in January from the prior month’s 55.7

  • IBD / TIPP Economic Optimism increased to 47.3 from the previous periods reading of 46.5

  • Kellogg reports Q4 underlying EPS 67c, consensus 66c. Reports Q4 revenue $3.56B, consensus $3.44B

  • Estée Lauder reports Q2 EPS $1.16 ex-items, consensus $1.05. Reports Q2 revenue $2.93B, consensus $2.9B

  • China's HSBC services PMI jumped to a 54.0 reading in January, up from 51.7 the month before.

  • The composite euro-zone services PMI rose slightly to 48.6 in January from the previous month's 48.3 reading, indicating a slightly reduced pace of contraction.

  • Germany showed robust growth in...
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Posted by: Charles Brown
Managing Director, The Capital Markets Desk
Ahead of the Bell
Feb 5 2013 | 9:36 AM

Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 48 points and S&P futures are trading up 7 points after new data showed the euro zone economy is starting to turn around, following the worst one day loss in 2013, as euro zone worries recede temporarily.  According to Markit’s Eurozone Composite PMI, business activity across the region rose in January to a 10-month high. Also, the HSBC China Servicing purchasing managers’ index rose to a four-month high in January.

  • On the economic calendar today, ISM non-manufacturing index for January will be out after the opening bell, 55.1 is forecasted compared with 56.1.  The dollar is up against the British pound and down against the euro and the Japanese yen. Gold is trading at $1,675. Crude oil is currently trading at $96 a barrel.

  • Yesterday, stocks tumbled the most in 2013 as political uncertainty in Europe fueled renewed concern about the debt crisis, despite...
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Posted by: Parasnand Madho
Director, Market Watch & Corporate Actions
Amsterdam Gong
Feb 5 2013 | 5:14 AM

RTV N-H and AT5 confirm the renewed RTV N-H, the relaunched AT5, and the strategic cooperation with de AVRO and Het Parool by sounding the gong at Beursplein 5.

July 2012 marks the start of the partnership between de  AVRO, RTV Noord-Holland, Het Parool and AT5. Ever since the regional broadcaster RTV N-H and Amsterdam’s local news station AT5 share an editorial office. CEO Paul van Gessel is committed to an enterprising, energetic and ambitious organization, which attracts and services both the passionate ‘Noord-Hollander’ and the proud ‘Amsterdammer’.

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