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Scott Cutler
21 May, 2012 | 12:41 PM
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I just returned from another great trip to Brazil where I had the opportunity to meet with our growing community of clients, prospects and market participants. I also addressed a large group of executives at at Fundacao Dom Cabral focused on the importance of capital markets and exchanges for small and mid-sized companies as well as the potential impact of the JOBS Act on Brazilian companies considering accessing the US markets via an IPO. To learn more about what we are seeing in Brazil, here are interviews I conducted last week. ...
Charles Brown
21 May, 2012 | 10:13 AM
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Breakfast Bites: Equities have rebounded from the worst week since September as China signaled it would support the economy and German and French finance chiefs are scheduled to meet in Berlin before a European Union Summit on May 23rd The Chicago Fed National Index which draws on 85 economic indicators was positive 0.11 in April vs. -0.44 in March. A reading below zero indicates below trend growth in the national economy and a sign of easing pressures on future inflation. ...
Marisa Ricciardi
13 May, 2012 | 06:00 PM
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NYSE Euronext’s Brand-New Look NYSE Euronext is sporting a bright new look today, and there’s good reason for that. Our company has transformed dramatically over the course of the last five years, so we’re rolling out a new brand identity that better represents both our position today, and our direction for the future. Unlocking Potential ...
Charles Brown
8 May, 2012 | 10:23 AM
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Breakfast Bites; Worries about Greece….yes I said Greece…. specifically related to the mainstream conservatives failure to form a coalition government, have dragged the market into negative territory Small business optimism jumped two points in April to 94.5 for the best reading in a year. Job creation plans and job openings both increased and capital spending plans were up. Small businesses are also reporting the best sales trends of the recovery and they see big improvement in profit trends. ...
Todd Wilemon
7 May, 2012 | 01:36 PM
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Can I share a few quick thoughts on the just completed Options Industry Conference that wrapped up in New Orleans? Did you see Mike Babel’s two informative posts here and here? These conferences are invaluable to hear about what is happening in our industry. It allows us to talk to our exchange participants face to face. ...
Clarke Camper
4 May, 2012 | 02:13 PM
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The buzz over the impending fiscal cliff the U.S. is heading towards at the end of this year continues to grow louder inside the Beltway. In today’s Washington Post, Pimco’s Mohamed El-Erian warns that the coming combination of spending cuts mandated by the 2011 debt ceiling compromise and the expiration of income, payroll and capital gains tax cuts would “derail the U.S. ...