NYX 360: 26 February, 2011

Yeah, I know, it’s Saturday – I just didn’t see any need to keep all this stuff waiting until Monday.

New short-sale restriction takes effect on Monday; here’s NYSE Arca’s FAQ

Monday is Corporate Philanthropy Day at NYSE and elsewhere (BCLC Blog)

NYSE Technologies picks up pace on global network of trading hubs (Securities Technology Monitor)

Feargal O’Sullivan’s final post on trading-in-a-box and latency, plus a new Intel white paper (NYSE Exchanges)
…and a peek at his new gig here, from which I hope he keeps on blogging

Five corporate-governance issues to watch for in 2011 (NYSE Exchanges)

NYSE short interest rises in early February (Reuters)

Southern California Edison connects largest investor-owned solar plant (NewNet)

Deep in the heart of Texas, a new attitude toward global business, research, philanthropy (Richard Edelman)
Which is not surprising, given that Texas is home to more NYSE-listed companies than any other state.

SEC approves consolidation of broker-dealer reporting requirements (JD Supra)

The future of CSR reporting, with Avon’s Susan Arnot Heaney at NYSE (3BL Media)

On this day in 1995, Barings PLC, Britain’s oldest investment bank, collapsed.  And on this day in 1993, a bomb killed six people and injured more than 1,000 others at the World Trade Center.  Today is also the birthday of two founding fathers of NYSE-listed giants: John Harvey Kellogg, the physician who developed dry cereal (born in 1852), and Herbert H. Dow, founder of Dow Chemical (born in 1866).  (NYT

On this day in 1954, NYSE introduced its "Own Your Share of American Business" advertising campaign. (NYX)