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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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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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Feb 25 2013 | 10:45 AM

Breakfast Bites; Optimism over elections in Italy and favorable Japanese monetary policy have the markets rebounding from the first weekly drop of the year.

  • Lowe's reports Q4 EPS 26c, consensus 23c. Reports Q4 revenue $11.05B, consensus $10.84B. Reports Q4 SSS up 1.9%

  • Dallas Fed Manufacturing Activity Index is at 10:30

  • Moody's Investors Service stripped the U.K. of its triple-A rating, cutting the government bond rating to Aa1 from Aaa, citing the continued weakness in the country's medium-term growth outlook and the high and rising debt burden.

  • In Italy, hopes that a center-left coalition government will be elected has propelled the markets as this is seen as the most market-friendly outcome

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to nominate Haruhiko Kuroda, the current chief of the Asian Development Bank and seen as a proponent of easier monetary policies, as the next governor of...
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Posted by: Charles Brown
Managing Director, The Capital Markets Desk
NYSE Events
Feb 25 2013 | 10:00 AM

Laura V. Morrison is Senior Vice President of Global Index and Exchange Traded Products for NYSE Euronext.   In this capacity, Laura is responsible for driving the expansion of trading and listing services for Exchange Traded Products (ETP) in the United States.  

The inspiration to bring together women “On Top Of Their Game” from our community occurred to me over a year ago. My family and I were watching the Women’s World Cup FIFA quarterfinals match between USA and Brazil. Daughters Zoe, 13, and Jamie, 10, idolized players Christie Rampone, Abby Wambat and Hope Solo who guarded the goal. My girls watched in awe the players' skill and athleticism and how they led the team to success under tremendous pressure. Zoe and Jamie also witnessed the dependent strength and the...

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Ahead of the Bell
Feb 25 2013 | 9:29 AM

Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 63 points and S&P futures are trading up 7 points despite uncertainty over the so called “sequester” as Congress reconvenes to try and agree on a plan for the $85 billion in automatic spending cuts due to take effect on March1.  The White House on Sunday issued more dire warnings about the harm the cuts will do to Americans, but Republicans, who advocate budget cuts, said the warning was overplayed.  Market participants will also be focusing on the Italian elections which close later today.  Although some uncertainty remains, concerns of a victory for former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi has eased.

  • On the economic calendar today, no major reports are due.  The Chicago Federal Reserve’s national activity index for February will be release before the market opens.

  • The dollar is up against the British pound and down against the euro...
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Posted by: Parasnand Madho
Director, Market Watch & Corporate Actions
End of Day Report
Feb 25 2013 | 8:00 AM
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The schedule of economic releases for the week of February 25th is as follows:


  • Monday:  Chicago Fed National Activity Index, Dallas Fed Mfg Survey, and Dennis Lockhard speaks
  • Tuesday:  FHFA House Price Index, S&P Case-Shiller HPI, New Home Sales, Consumer Confidence, Richmond Fed Mfg Index, State Street Investor Confidence, and Ben Bernanke Speaks
  • Wednesday:  MBA...
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Market Watch & Corporate Actions Specialist, Global Corporate Client Group
Amsterdam Gong
Feb 25 2013 | 4:41 AM

Real Deals Magazine visits Beursplein 5 for the Benelux Private Equity roundtable event.

James Harris, Deputy Editor Real Deals magazine, sounds the gong prior to the meeting. Real Deals provides market intelligence, deal information and insight to Europe’s leading private equity firms and organises some of the industry’s most prestigious award ceremonies and conferences.

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