NYX 360: 26 April, 2011

NYSE Euronext moves up 1Q 2011 earnings release to 28 April (NYX)

Big Board offers would preserve landmark floor (NYT)

Flash crashes, sacred cows and doing the right thing (Larry Tabb, Wall Street & Technology)
"Industry pressures to forgo preferencing restrictions and trade-at rules will be intense, even if the new rules are the right prescription for staving off another flash crash.”

VOC Energy Trust launches initial public offering (VOC)

Tokyo Financial Exchange considering connecting its computer network with that of NYSE Euronext (Nikkei)
“Such a move would enable traders on the TFE market to buy and sell NYSE Euronext-listed derivatives, and overseas players to trade products listed on the TFE.”

SEC, CFTC getting swap definitions right (FT Trading Room)

U.S. Gold’s Rob McEwen on his $5,000 gold call (CNBC)

BATS will have trouble breaking into U.S. listings business, Morningstar says (Toronto Star)

Elsewhere on the Exchanges blog: Morning Report: April 26, 2011

Newington High School’s business-law class takes virtual field trip to NYSE (NHS)

NFL Draft prospects coming to NYC – and NYSE  (BC Interruption)

On this date in 1607, an expedition of English colonists went ashore at Cape Henry, Va., to establish the first permanent english settlement in the Western Hemisphere. (They later settled at Jamestown.)  (NYT)
I wonder what they'd make of their little enterprise today! 

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