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Governance & Proxy
Mrt 4 2014 | 6:06 PM | Gepost Door:

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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Asia Pacific Markets
Jan 29 2014 | 5:24 PM | Gepost Door:

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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Market Drivers
Feb 7 2013 | 1:01 PM
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Markets continue to find resistance at the DJIA 14,000 level, after soaring last week on some better than expected economic data. With a light economic calendar this week, we could see focus shift to the looming sequester cuts, the fiscal cliff and the debt ceiling negotiations in a couple of weeks. Here are three market drivers that are impacting the market.

Uncertainty Overseas

With a quiet domestic calendar, investors have once again...

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Gepost Door: Ronald Bohlert
Managing Director, Global Corporate Client Group
The Bell
Feb 7 2013 | 12:06 PM

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) will welcome administrators and guests of The Windward School on Wednesday, February 6. Head of the School, Dr. John J. Russell, will be joined by a group of trustees, colleagues and distinguished guests as they ring The Closing Bell® to bring increased awareness about children with language-based learning disabilities and dyslexia as well as to highlight the School’s plans to build an additional campus in Manhattan.

Language-based learning disabilities, including dyslexia, affect 1 in every 5 students. These children are faced with serious academic challenges that present barriers to their academic and future success. As language competency is central to all aspects of academic, social and emotional growth, Windward is committed to helping students achieve their full potential. The School’s proven program...

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Governance & Proxy
Feb 7 2013 | 11:07 AM

NYSE Euronext, NIRI (National Investor Relations Institute) and the Society (Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals) submitted a joint petition to the SEC  which focuses on the SEC’s beneficial ownership reporting rules under Section 13(f) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The petition requests the SEC to reduce the time frame under which investors are required to report their holdings from 45 business days after the end of the quarter to two business days after the end of the quarter. Currently, the Exchange Act requires quarterly reporting, so a further reduction than quarterly reporting would require an act of Congress.

In addition to requesting a shortened 13(f) reporting period, the petition also encourages the SEC to raise the 13(f) beneficial ownership reporting rules with the appropriate Congressional oversight committees to...

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The Bell
Feb 7 2013 | 10:59 AM

Executives and guests of The Harlem Fine Arts Show will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on FEBRUARY 7, 2013 to commemorate Black History Month and Opening Night of the 4TH Annual Harlem Fine Arts Show.  To mark the occasion, Dion Clarke, Founder of the Harlem Arts Show will ring the NYSE Opening Bell.

 

About the Harlem Fine Arts Show:

Presented by JWD Enterprises, Inc. and launched in 2009 at the 369th Armory in New York City, the Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) has more than 10,000 visitors each year. The event, currently housed at the historic Riverside Church in New York City, attracts a diverse audience from New York City and the tri-state area representing the cultural mosaic of artists, collectors, art enthusiasts, educators, students and professionals. The show runs from February 7 – 10, 2013...

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NYSE MAC Desk
Feb 7 2013 | 10:53 AM

Breakfast Bites: Mixed economic reports on Jobless Claims and Productivity are being weighed against rate policy decisions out of Europe creating a slightly negative market this morning



  • Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped by 5,000 to a seasonally adjusted 366,000, the Labor Department said. The prior week's claims figure was revised to show 3,000 more new claims than initially reported

  • The productivity of U.S. workers fell more than projected in the 4th quarter as the economy shrank pushing labor expenses up. Nonfarm Productivity fell -2.0% the most since the 1st quarter of 2011

  • The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index climbed to minus 36.3 for the period ending Feb 3rd. It was the first time it climbed in 5 weeks

  • Consumer credit for December, due at 3 p.m. EST, is expected to expand by $13 billion on the month

  • The European Central Bank left key interest rates unchanged as did...
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Gepost Door: Charles Brown
Managing Director, The Capital Markets Desk