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The Bell
Apr 9 2013 | 4:43 PM

On Tuesday, April 9, executives and guests of Sasol (NYSE: SSL), will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to commemorate the company's tenth anniversary of listing. The company's common stock began trading on the NYSE on April 9, 2003.


While at the NYSE Sasol will host an Investor Strategy Day, where members of Sasol's executive team will meet with investors and analysts, for a series of investment strategy presentations.


Sasol is currently in the front-end engineering and design phase, for an integrated gas-to-liquids project and a world-scale ethane cracker, in Louisiana.  The proposed investment is estimated to be between $16 and $21 billion, making it the largest foreign investment in the State of Louisiana's history.

Sasol CEO, David Constable, will commemorate the...

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Latin American Markets
Apr 9 2013 | 1:37 PM

In the following video I give my outlook for Latin America in 2013 and explain why companies, such as the great ones listed below, choose to list in the US on the NYSE.


A.F.P. Provida S.A. ADS

 Adecoagro S.A.

 America Movil S.A.B. de C.V. ADS

 Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. Cl A

 Banco Bradesco S/A ADS

 Banco de Chile ADS

 Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior S.A.

 Banco Macro S.A. ADS

 Banco Santander (Brasil) S/A ADS

 Banco Santander-Chile ADS

 BanColombia S.A. ADS

 BBVA Banco Frances S.A. ADS

 BrasilAgro-Companhia Brasileira de Propriedades Agricolas

 Braskem S/A ADS...

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Posted by: Alex Ibrahim
VP, Latin America, Bermuda and the Caribbean
The Bell
Apr 9 2013 | 10:22 AM

Retail Properties of America Visits the NYSE to Mark First Year as a Publicly-Traded Company

President and CEO Steven P. Grimes to Ring The Opening Bell®

Executives and guests of Oak Brook, Ill.-based Retail Properties of America, Inc. will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to mark the company’s first year as a publicly-traded company.  The company celebrated its initial public offering at the NYSE on April 5, 2012.


In honor of the occasion, President and Chief Executive Officer Steven P. Grimes, joined by employees, will ring the NYSE Opening Bell.

About Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE: RPAI)

Retail Properties of America, Inc. is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust that owns and...

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Apr 9 2013 | 10:08 AM

From The Trading Floor: Upbeat economic data from Europe and China in addition to optimism about 1st quarter earnings have stocks trading in mixed territory this morning.

  • Confidence among U.S. small businesses fell to 89.5 in March the first drop in 4 months

  • U.S. Wholesale Inventories fell -0.3% in February

  • Alcoa reports Q1 adjusted EPS 11c, consensus 8c. Reports Q1 revenue $5.83B, consensus $5.89B

  • Chinese consumer prices climbed 2.1 percent year-over-year in March, below expectations for a 2.5 percent rise. Meanwhile, producer prices were up 1.9 percent, in line with expectations

  • German exports fell a seasonally adjusted 1.5 percent month-over-month in February. This was more than expectations for a 0.3 percent decline. Imports fell 3.8 percent, and the trade surplus widened to €16.8 billion.

  • UK manufacturing climbed 0.8 percent in month-over-month in February. This compared...
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Posted by: Charles Brown
Managing Director, The Capital Markets Desk
Ahead of the Bell
Apr 9 2013 | 8:15 AM

Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 6 points and S&P futures are trading up 2 points on better than expected Q1 earnings from Alcoa, encouraging comments from Fed Chief Ben Bernanke, and lower than expected inflation data from China.  Alcoa kicked off first quarter earnings season after the closing bell yesterday and posted results that beat analysts’ expectations.  Ben Bernanke said banks are in better shape today than before the financial crisis and global easy monetary policy was beneficial to world economies.  China reported that inflation subsided in March on lower food prices. 

  • On the economic calendar today, wholesale trade for February will be out after the opening bell, 0.5% is expected compared with 1.2% for January. 

  • The dollar is up against the Japanese yen and down against the euro and British pound.  Gold is trading at $1,571. Crude oil is...
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Posted by: Parasnand Madho
Director, Market Watch & Corporate Actions