NYX 360: 5 July, 2011

Bats options program, criticized by rivals, gets SEC approval - Bloomberg



LeadMedia Group lists on NYSE Alternext - NYX



NYSE Euronext leads IPO markets globally in first half of 2011 - NYX



Citigroup’s reverse split hits off-exchange trading much harder – FT Trading Room



NYSE’s data fortress powering the financial cloud – Data Center Knowledge



NYSE Tech’s cloud platform ready in a fortnight – Buy-Side Technology



The incredible shrinking data center -- Greg MacSweeney/Wall Street & Technology



NYSE Euronext General Counsel John Halvey on what’s next for the company – Corporate Counsel



Tilly's files for IPO of up to $100 mln – Reuters



Venture-backed IPOs gain strength in Q2– Reuters



How this year's tech IPOs are doing, and who's next - TechCrunch



Brussels delays decision on OTC rules - FT Trading Room



SEC delays some rules, but not 'naked access' - Traders



The Pope and commodities speculation - MarketBeat



Can stocks be safer than bonds? – Felix Salmon/Reuters



Announcing the NYSE Euronext Financial Markets Best Paper Award -- European Financial Management Association 



NY1 toasts shining scholar-athletes at NYSE - NY1



Elsewhere on the Exchanges blog, lookin’ for adventure and whatever comes our way:



Markets Higher, Closing News 7/1/11



Building Trust with U.S. Investors



Get Your Motor Runnin’



Whistleblowers, FCPA, Dodd-Frank and more



Apparel Company PVH at the NYSE



On this date in 1991, regulators in eight countries shut down the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, charging it with fraud, drug money laundering and illegal infiltration into the U.S. banking system. -- NYT



Today also is the birthday of P.T. Barnum (1810-1891).  His New York Times obituary reflects the life of a bigger-than-life American showman, including tales of Tom Thumb, Jumbo and 19th-century New York.   

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