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Mrt 4 2013 | 9:00 AM
Equals sign, or one equals one: equations.

Equals sign, or one equals one: equations. (Photo credit: Martin LaBar (going on hiatus))

One of the many ways large corporations innovate is to turn to startups for new ideas, disruptive technologies and implementation.

How does your company access new technologies or bring revolutionary ideas to market? Are you taking full advantage of the pool of talent offered by startups? Are you engaging with the “right” startups?

We can help you figure out your...

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Gepost Door: Shannon Rochford
Director, Global Corporate Client Group
De Gong
Mrt 4 2013 | 5:10 AM

De AEX-Index®, de bekende graadmeter van de Amsterdamse beurs van NYSE Euronext, viert vandaagzijn 30e verjaardag. De AEX® ging op 4 maart 1983 van start en was de allereerste nationale Blue Chip index in Europa.

De AEX-Index bestaat uit de 25 meest verhandelde ondernemingen op de Amsterdamse beurs. De index bevat ondernemingen uit het topsegment van de beurs, waaronder vele multinationals, zoals Royal Dutch Shell, Unilever, ING Groep, Royal Philips Electronics en ArcelorMittal. De AEX is de graadmeter voor het beursklimaat in Nederland en biedt internationale zichtbaarheid voor de ondernemingen die er deel van uit maken. De AEX-Index werd destijds gelanceerd om derivaten op te verhandelen, zoals opties en futures. Door de jaren heen groeide het aantal producten op de index snel. Momenteel zijn er al meer dan 1000 producten aan...

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Gepost Door: Euronext Amsterdam
Philanthropic Pursuits
Mrt 2 2013 | 4:33 PM

General Electric, The March of Dimes and the New York Stock Exchange came together on Thursday, February 28th, to kick off the 2013 March for Babies. The event at the NYSE was just the beginning of what hopes to be a galvanizing 75th anniversary of an fundraiser that raises monies to help premature babies have a chance at a healthy life.

Bill Fitzgerald, General Manager of Commercial Engines Operation at GE Aviation and National Chairman of March for Babies along with Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, President of the March of Dimes , were at the closing bell. They were joined by a very special guest - eight-year old Nina Centofanti, March of Dimes 2013 National Ambassador, born premature weighing 2 lbs., 15 oz. She and her family rang the bell.

Since its founding in 1938 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to defeat...

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Gepost Door: James Byrne
Premier Managing Director, Global Corporate Client Group
End of Day Report
Mrt 1 2013 | 6:17 PM

Stocks ended up for the week as investors watched as President Obama and congressional leaders failed to find an alternative budget plan that would have avoided spending cuts.  European shares declined following weak euro zone manufacturing data, which showed activity continued to fall in February. 

On the economic front, personal income fell more than expected in January, dropping 3.6%, due to the effects of the fiscal cliff.  Personal spending edged up 0.2% with strength in the services component.

The downbeat news regarding the sequestration is not holding down consumer sentiment which rose to a more than expected 77.6. 

The ISM's manufacturing report shows higher monthly growth for general activity, reflected in a 1.1 point gain, and an uptick in new orders to 4.5 points.

Have a good weekend!                  ...

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Market Watch & Corporate Actions Specialist, Global Corporate Client Group
The Bell
Mrt 1 2013 | 5:49 PM

On Friday, March 1, executives and guests of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and Delta Air Lines will visit the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate a first-of-its-kind partnership offering exclusive new benefits to Delta SkyMiles Medallion members and Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG®) elite members.  The innovative benefit, called Crossover Rewards™, launches March 1 and provides top members of both loyalty programs reciprocal benefits.

Crossover Rewards allows Delta Medallions and Starwood elites to share program benefits and earn more SkyMiles and Starpoints®. SkyMiles Diamond and Platinum Medallion members will have access to added benefits when staying at over 1,100 Starwood Hotels and Resorts worldwide, including priority check-in, 4 p.m. late checkout and free in-room internet access. All Delta Medallion...

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