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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April 24, 2014
End of Day Report
Jan 22 2013 | 5:50 PM

Stocks closed higher for the fifth straight trading session, after the Bank of Japan announced that they will maintain their asset purchase program for the foreseeable future, and investors received better corporate earnings reports.  The rally was led by basic material names, following better earnings from Freeport-McMoRan.  Existing home sales data tempered the rally.  The Dow closed up 62.43 to 13,712.13. 

Existing Home Sales unexpectedly dropped 1% in December as fewer people listed their homes for sale.  For 2012, there were 4.65M units sold,  +9.2% from 2011.   Inventory was down 8.5% to a 4.4 month supply, the lowest since May 2005.  In 2011, there was a 6.4 month supply. Median sale price of $180.8K, up 11.5% year-over-year.  Median time on market of 73 days, down from 99 days a year ago.

The Chicago Fed National Activity index dropped to 0.02 in December from a revised 0.27 in November....

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Market Watch & Corporate Actions Specialist, Global Corporate Client Group
The Bell
Jan 22 2013 | 5:27 PM

Representatives from City Harvest will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and ring The Closing Bell® on Tuesday, Jan. 22 to highlight National Poverty in America Awareness Month.


NYSE commends City Harvest for the work it does each day to help end hunger in communities throughout New York City. Through food rescue and distribution, education, and other practical, innovative solutions, City Harvest aids in feeding more than one million people who face hunger each year.


Since Hurricane Sandy, City Harvest has delivered 2.7 million pounds of food in direct response to the hurricane, with targeted deliveries to communities that were hardest hit, including Red Hook and Coney Island in Brooklyn, the Lower East Side of Manhattan, Breezy Point and the Rockaways in Queens, and Midland Beach,...

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The Bell
Jan 22 2013 | 4:47 PM

Executives and guests of Illinois-based SunCoke Energy Partners, LP will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the company’s initial public offering.  SunCoke Energy Partners, LP began trading on the NYSE on Friday, January 18, 2013 under the ticker symbol “SXCP”.

In honor of the occasion, SunCoke Energy Partners Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Frederick A. “Fritz” Henderson, joined by members of the company’s Board of Directors and executive management team, will ring the NYSE Opening Bell on Tuesday, January 22, 2013.

About SunCoke Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: SXCP)

SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SXCP) is a publicly traded master limited partnership, which manufactures metallurgical coke used in the blast furnace production of steel. Our advanced, heat...

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Jan 22 2013 | 11:12 AM

Breakfast Bites; After the Dow and the S&P hit new 5 year high’s last week, the markets are trading in cautious territory ahead of a heavy week of earnings when 82 S&P stocks announce earnings

  • Sales of existing homes in the U.S. dropped in December to a 4.94 million annual rate restrained by the lowest supply of properties in more than a decade

  • The Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index fell to -12 for January from 5 during December.

  • DuPont reports Q4 EPS 11c ex-items, consensus 7c. Reports Q4 revenue $7.33B, consensus $7.26B

  • Johnson & Johnson reports Q4 EPS $1.19 ex-items, consensus $1.17. Reports Q4 revenue $17.6B consensus $17.67B

  • The Bank of Japan introduced an open-ended asset-purchase program, but not until 2014, and adopted a 2% inflation target

  • The German ZEW indicator for economic sentiment in January surged to 31.5 from 6.9 in December, well of above...
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Gepost Door: Charles Brown
Managing Director, The Capital Markets Desk
Ahead of the Bell
Jan 22 2013 | 9:17 AM

Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading down 22 points and S&P futures are trading up 2 points on weakness in the German financial sector, although the Bank of Japan's latest monetary policy has provided a temporary safe haven for investors.  Germany's financial regulator, BaFin has asked two banks, including Deutsche Bank, to separate their retail and investment units.  The Japanese central bank said it is committed to keeping inflation at 2% and will continue to purchase assets as long as necessary.  US lawmakers are aiming to pass an extension of the debt limit until May, allowing the government to borrow enough to pay its bills.      

  • On the economic calendar today, existing home sales for December will be out after the market opens, a reading of 5.10M is forecasted compared with 5.04M for November.

  • The dollar is up against the Japanese yen and down against...
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Gepost Door: Parasnand Madho
Director, Market Watch & Corporate Actions