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Governance & Proxy
Mar 4 2014 | 6:06 PM | Posted by:

Each year, investors file shareholder proposals with public companies to requesting that their proposals be included for a vote at the next annual meeting of shareholders. 

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Asia Pacific Markets
Jan 29 2014 | 5:24 PM | Posted by:

Even as an improving US economy sparked renewed interest in US stocks last year, trading in international equities listed on NYSE markets remained solid, approaching $3.1 trillion.

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The Bell
Apr 1 2014 | 1:50 PM

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On Tuesday, April 1, Chris Evans and Sebastian Stan, stars of Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” joined Marvel Entertainment executives to ring the Opening Bell at the NYSE.

Marvel Studios’ latest highly-anticipated film Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" hits theatres nationwide on Friday, April 4, 2014.

About Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” finds Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the...

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Apr 1 2014 | 10:13 AM

From The Trading Floor: Stocks have maintained their positive bias this morning, the first day of the 2nd quarter, aided by solid manufacturing and construction data.

  • Markit final Index of U.S. Manufacturing stayed at 55.5

  • ISM Manufacturing for the month of March rose to 53.7 from 53.2 the previous period

  • Construction spending rose by 0.1% vs. the revised -0.2% during January

  • IBD / Tipp optimism increased to 48 from 45.1 during April

  • Chrysler sales rose 13% for the month of March

  • Ford’s light vehicle sales rose 3.4%

  • Volkswagen sales for March declined by -2.6%

  • Vehicle sales are throughout the day

  • PMI data from China has painted a mixed picture of the country's manufacturing sector, with the official gauge, which focuses on larger state-owned enterprises, edging up to 50.3 in March from 50.2 in February. The HSBC index,...
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Posted by: Charles Brown
Managing Director, The Capital Markets Desk
Ahead of the Bell
Apr 1 2014 | 8:08 AM

Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 38 points and S&P futures are trading up 4 points. Lackluster economic data from China coupled with low inflation in the euro zone is spurring investor interest that global central banks will introduce new monetary measures following reassuring comments by Fed Chair Janet Yellen that interest rates will not increase for a while. According to a manufacturing survey, Asia's major economies finished the first quarter on a weak note, fueling expectations that policymakers in China and Japan will have to pump more monetary stimulus to support sagging growth. Market participants are not expecting the ECB to announce any new monetary measures after its policy meeting on Thursday to boost the euro zone economy, although unprecedented low inflation could prompt the central bank to discuss more stimulus. Tensions in Ukraine have calmed a little after Russia decided to withdraw some of its troops from the...

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Posted by: Parasnand Madho
Director, Market Watch & Corporate Actions
Amsterdam Gong
Apr 1 2014 | 3:54 AM

Michaël van Straalen, chairman of the SME Association of the Netherlands, sounds the gong to highlight the start of the 17th edition of Entrepreneur Week, an initiative of ING and the SME Association of the Netherlands.

From 8 to 10 April, over 10,000 entrepreneurs from a wide range of industries will participate in the Netherlands’ biggest annual event for entrepreneurs. Guests will also be able to witness the opening of the Amsterdam exchange, as the gong ceremony will be moved to the conference floor of Entrepreneur Week for the duration of the event.

The overall theme of this year’s Entrepreneur Week is growth. Entrepreneurs can find inspiration in the motivational words of top speakers from the world of business, politics, media, science and sports, including ministers Asscher, Dijsselbloem, Kamp and Ploumen, as well...

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The Bell
Mar 31 2014 | 4:30 PM

On Monday, March 31, executives and guests of Salem, NH-based Standex International Corporation (NYSE: SXI) visited the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to highlight the company’s 45th anniversary of trading on the NYSE.

To mark the occasion, President and CEO David Dunbar rang The Closing Bell joined by Chairman of the Board, Roger L. Fix. David Dunbar assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer on January 20, 2014.

About Standex

Standex International Corporation is a multi-industry manufacturer in five broad business segments: Food Service Equipment Group, Engineering Technologies Group, Engraving Group, Electronics Products Group, and Hydraulics Products Group with operations in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Turkey, South Africa, India and China. For additional information, visit the Company's website at www....

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