NYX 360: 5 January, 2012

King C. Gillette

King C. Gillette; image via Wikipedia

  • NYSE Euronext plans new futures contracts – Dow Jones/JLN, NYX
  • If employees can handle their finances they’re more productive: Larry Leibowitz – Yahoo! Finance
  • Looking ahead at today’s markets and back at yesterday’s -- Paranand Madho and  Brian Hooghuis/Exchanges
  • Money managers switch to net short in NYSE Liffe sugar – Dow Jones/Trading Charts
  • China set to bolster short selling to deepen financial markets – FT
  • Upcoming director-education session: “Diversifying the American Board” – Financial Women’s Association
  • SEC names Pamela A. Gibbs head of Inclusion of Minority and Women -- SEC
  • Protect high-frequency-trading ‘cheetahs” from regulatory poaching: Leo Melamed – FT
  • American Express, NYSE Euronext subsidizing cost of Weight Watchers for employees – Medical DailyHey, someone trying to tell me something? It was just those egg nogs, I swear!
  • The politics behind the consumer chief recess appointment – Clarke Camper/Exchanges
  • Scenes from a trading floor – AP, Getty
  • Today’s History: Today is the birthday of King Camp Gillette (1855-1932), American inventor and manufacturer. (The company is now part of Procter & Gamble.) – NYT  It was also on this date in 1973 that Bruce Springsteen released his debut album, “Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.”
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