Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading down 10 points and S&P futures are trading down 2 points. Weaker than expected GDP data from the US, disappointing German retail sales figures, along with losses at Deutsche bank are weighing on financial markets. The Federal Reserve said growth subsided in the 4th quarter last year, and a pullback was likely to be brief. The central bank repeated its pledge to continue its support for the economy by keeping interest rates low for the foreseeable future until the employment situation improves. Boeing and Facebook will be in focus today, after they reported better than expected top line numbers.
On the economic calendar today, the Labor Department will release weekly jobless claims before the opening bell, 350K is expected versus 330K for the prior week. Personal income and outlays for December will also be out before the...
CEO van DPA Group N.V., Eric Winter, luidt de gong om de winst van de Best Performer 2012 Award te vieren.
“Met de ceremoniële gongslag vieren we de Best Performer 2012 Award in de categorie lokale markt die NYSE Euronext aan DPA heeft toegekend. We zien dit als een belangrijk blijk van vertrouwen van beleggers in onze in 2011 ingezette strategische koers. Dit steunt ons in de ambitie om de toegevoegde waarde van DPA als intermediair in de arbeidsmarkt verder te vergroten”, aldus Eric Winter. DPA detacheert gespecialiseerde professionals bij bedrijven, overheden en non-profit instellingen.
BNP Paribas en Sem van Berkel luiden de gong voor de lancering van Rendement Certificaten.
Sem van Berkel lanceert Sem Rendement Certificaten in samenwerking met BNP Paribas. Via een Sem Rendement Certificaat wordt Sem’s visie nu aangeboden in een kant-en-klaar pakket. De lancering van nieuwe Certificaten gebeurt tijdens een bijeenkomst op Beursplein 5. Sem van Berkel, directeur SEM.nl B.V., luidt de gong.
BNY Mellon (NYSE: BK), a global leader in investment management and investment services, led by Chairman and CEO Gerald L. Hassell and other company representatives, will visit the New York Stock Exchange and ring The Closing Bell to mark the launch of BNY Mellon's new global brand campaign on Jan. 30.
The campaign underscores the company's exceptional ability to manage and service investments globally to help its clients succeed. Highlighting the company's capabilities as "The Investments Company for the World," the campaign emphasizes how BNY Mellon helps clients at every stage of the investment lifecycle by creating, trading, holding, managing, servicing and distributing their financial assets. Additional information is available on www....
Stocks ended lower today as investors waded through earnings and some upbeat economic data. The Federal Reserve said today that it will continue its $85 billion monthly bond buying and hold interest rates near zero until unemployment falls to at least 6.5%.
In economic news, the GDP came in surprisingly low (growth contracted by 0.1%)after the third quarter gain of 3.1%. The data indicates continued concern about the economy’s ability to absorb higher tax rates and government spending cuts.
According to MBA Purchase Applications Report, purchase applications fell 2% last week, but overall, are pointing stronger for underlying home sales.