NYX 360: 27 June, 2011

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First annual Veterans on Wall Street Conference seeks to connect veterans with financial jobs – CNBC, Washington Post
NYSE Euronext’s Marsh Carter says of veterans in the workforce: "They know how to operate under stress, and they know how to operate under long hours efficiently.  The military is not about individual achievement at all.  It's about building a team to accomplish a mission and that's what business needs."

NYSE Euronext Amsterdam’s trading floor full to capacity again in October – NYX
My colleague Cees Vermaas, CEO of NYSE Euronext in Amsterdam, says:"… The design of our building at Beursplein 5 in Amsterdam enables us to provide a physical meeting place for our clients in which visibility for and access to the relevant stakeholders is optimal. Despite its complete automation, the trading floor is still an important central platform with lots of character. We are therefore delighted and proud to be one of the few exchanges in the world which has a real trading floor."

SEC approves expansion of single-stock circuit breakers to cover all issues - WSJ

NYSE ‘drawing some blood’ in war for tech IPOs – TechCrunch

NYSE Euronext Brussels celebrates the listing of Commerzbank Factor Certificates and Reverse Exchangeable Notes - NYX

Annual NYSE Teachers Workshop gets underway today – NYX
This year for the first time, NYSE Euronext has provided scholarships to enable teachers from under-resourced schools to join the program.  In addition, new curriculum components will focus on the economic crisis and financial literacy.

Elsewhere on the proud Exchanges blog:
Morning Report: June 27, 2011
Markets Lower, Closing News 6/24/11
Russell Reconstitution: Less Impact than 2010
Who Says School’s Out for Summer?
The Bronx Community Pride Center Visits the NYSE
NextGen Bootcamp at NYSE

On this date in 1893, the New York stock market crashed. - NYT

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