Looking for a new commodity to trade? Try creating one by combining two exciting commodities that you may already know: gold and silver. Access fresh trading opportunities by analyzing the price of gold divided by the price of silver. For this trade, individual traders could consider the most liquid US mini-sized precious metals futures, which are 33.2 oz. mini-sized gold futures (YG) and 1,000 oz. mini-sized silver futures (YI) listed...
On Tuesday, February 26, executives and guests of Highland Capital Management (“Highland”), a leading provider of registered alternative investments, will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the recent launch of the Highland iBoxx Senior Loan ETF (SNLN). In honor of this occasion, Highland’s Founders, James Dondero and Mark Okada will ring the NYSE Closing Bell.
The Highland iBoxx Senior Loan ETF (SNLN) aims to provide investors with an alternative income product that adds yield and diversity to their portfolios without adding substantial risk. The ETF trades on NYSE Arca, the all-electronic trading platform of NYSE Euronext and is the only ETF to track the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Leveraged Loan Index.
"Back where I come from there are men who do nothing all day but good deeds. They are called phila…er, phila…er, yes, er, Good Deed Doers."
That is a quote from one of my all time favorite movies, The Wizard of Oz. The Wizard fumbles to explain philanthropy to the Tin Man.
Here at NYSE Euronext we've also been talking Philanthropy - we celebrated International Corporate Philanthropy Day with a bell ringing and plenty of discussion on the role of corporations in giving.
In fact ever year, on the the fourth Monday of February, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy encourages corporations around the world to "build awareness of corporate-community partnerships and to inspire businesses around the world to engage...
Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 24 points and S&P futures are trading up 2 pointsfollowing comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in testimony before Congress that he backs the central bank's bond-buying program, despite the easy monetary policy might encourage additional risk that could cause market turmoil. The Chairman defended the Fed's policy, saying the asset purchasing program helps keep long term interest rates low, which will spur growth and aid the recovery.
On the economic calendar today, durable goods orders for January will be out prior to the opening bell, -4.0% is expected compared with 4.6% for the month prior. Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke will be testifying before the House Financial Services Committee in Washington.
The dollar is up against the Japanese yen and down against the euro and British pound. Gold is trading at $1,607. ...
On 27 February 2013 the Public and Jury Winners of the Accenture Innovation Awards for Financial Services – Belgium and Luxembourg – rang the Bell on NYSE Euronext Brussels in the presence of Baudouin Thomas, Financial Services Lead by Accenture Belux. The winner of the Public Prize is KBC –“Save for Goals”. The winner of the Jury Prize is MyMicroInvest.
The purpose of the Award is to promote and reward innovative, financial services-related new products and concepts on the Belgian and Luxembourgish markets.