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The Bell
Apr 4 2013 | 10:23 AM

On Thursday, April 4, executives from Atlantic Trust and Barclays, including Adam Karpf, Portfolio Manager for Atlantic Trust’s Master Limited Partnership (MLP) strategies, will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to highlight the listing of the Barclays ETN+ Select MLP ETN on NYSE Arca.  The Barclays ETN+ Select MLP ETN began trading on NYSE Arca on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 under the ticker Symbol “ATMP.”

The ETN is designed to provide investors with exposure to a basket of midstream US MLPs, limited liability companies (“LLCs”) and corporations by tracking the volume weighted average price (VWAP) of the Atlantic Trust Select MLP Index (the Index). Additionally, the Index also provides exposure to general partners of US MLPs in Canada.

With the addition of the Barclays ETN+ Select MLP ETN, Barclays now has 82 ETNs currently...

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Apr 4 2013 | 9:54 AM

From The Trading Floor: Stocks are mixed to positive this morning as weaker than expected U.S. Jobless Claims for the week ending March 30th are being balanced against the Bank of Japan surprise announcement of an overhaul of its monetary policy, adopting a new balance sheet target and pledging to double its government bond holdings in two years.

  • Challenger job cuts increased by 30% during the 1st quarter

  • Jobless claims rose by 28,000 to 385,000 in the week ending March 30, the highest level since November 24, somewhat reflecting the difficulty the government has in adjusting the figures around the Easter holiday and Spring break at schools.

  • Confidence among U.S. consumers stabilized last week, increasing to 34.1 for the week ending March 31.

  • Bank of Japan strengthened their stimulus program that will see the central bank buy 7 trillion yen ($73 billion) of bonds a month

  • The RBC...
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Posted by: Charles Brown
Managing Director, The Capital Markets Desk
NYSE US Listings News
Apr 4 2013 | 9:00 AM

Facing a tight job market, today’s college students need every possible advantage. Although they say it’s not what you know, but whom you know, NYSE Euronext seeks to give college students the best of both worlds later this month by participating in the 2013 Avnet Tech Games.

NYSE Euronext is proud to support an event that plays such a pivotal role in preparing tomorrow’s workforce, and looks forward to witnessing spectacular innovation and creativity on April 13. Readers in Phoenix should stop by the University of Advancing Technology, but regardless of your location, it’s an event worth sponsoring.

Over the last seven years, the Avnet Tech Games has provided 1,800 students from 76 colleges in nine countries with opportunities to gain real-world experience and network with technology industry professionals. Students test their knowledge, creativity, decision-making, problem-...

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Posted by: Andrew Stuart
Managing Director, Global Corporate Client Group
Views on Europe, MidEast & Africa
Apr 4 2013 | 8:30 AM

On 27 March 2013, NYSE Euronext welcomed NYSE-listed global pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly And Company (NYSE:LLY) to its pan-European market via a listing in Paris.

Eli Lilly is an innovation-driven company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets products in two business segments – human pharmaceutical products and animal health products. It employs more than 38,000 people worldwide and sells its products in approximately 130 countries.

As a long term partner of the NYSE and listed issuer since 1970, Eli Lilly has continued to benefit from access to the deepest pool of capital through its US listing and has sought to leverage NYSE Euronext’s global platform and unique Fast Path process to list on the NYSE Euronext single-order book, pan-European market and concurrently delist from the London Stock Exchange.

By using the streamlined Fast Path listing...

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Posted by: Albert Ganyushin
Head of International Listings at NYSE Euronext
Ahead of the Bell
Apr 4 2013 | 8:15 AM

Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 48 points and S&P futures are trading up 5 points. More easy monetary policy from The Bank of Japan is over shadowing dismal economic data from Europe.  The Japanese central bank surprised markets by radically overhauling its monetary policy. The bank adopted a new balance sheet and pledged to double its government bond buying efforts, as it seeks to end nearly two decades of deflation. Disappointing business activity from the euro zone, particularly in France once again is dragging on global markets. Markets are awaiting an interest rate decision from the Bank of England and the European Central Bank, which is expected to remain unchanged.

  • On the economic calendar today, the Labor Department will release weekly jobless claims before the market opens and it is expected to be 350K versus 357K for the week prior.  Federal Reserve Bank Presidents Charles Evans...
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Posted by: Parasnand Madho
Director, Market Watch & Corporate Actions