NYX 360 — 8-12 November 2010

By: Ray Pellecchia
File Under: NYSE Euronext

Friday, 12 November 2010

Duncan Niederauer with U.S. Marine Corps Brigadier General Steven W. Busby and three of the Navajo Code Talkers; see items below (Richard Drew, Associated Press via Kansas City.com)

SemGroup shares rise in first day of trading on NYSE (Tulsa World)

InPhi price at top of range, continues to do well at NYSE (NYSE Silicon Valley)

Scare tactics on ETFs plain wrong (Index Universe)

Navajo code talkers ring NYSE bell (Fox Business)

The amazing ingenuity of the Navajo code talkers (USA Today)

Veterans Day events across the US (photos 39, 44, 57 and 59 are from NYSE) (AP via Kansas City.com)

NYSE Euronext to present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch conference (NYX)

Book claim: New York Times’ economic coverage is pro-business (Talking Biz News)

Happy 65th birthday, Neil Young, socio-economics commentator

Thursday, 11 November 2010

This morning, pause for a cause: remember our veterans (NYSE Trader Update, also see my exchange with Bruce on the subject)

Chinese real-estate services provider Syswin prices IPO (WSJ)

Noah Holdings rises 33 percent in NYSE debut (Reuters)

CFTC sets date for swaps proposals (FT Trading Room)

Trader’s toolbox of indices, including NYSE Tick (TheStreet.com)

Bank of International Settlements cautions on structures — not ownership — of clearing (FT Trading Room)

Qatar Exchange named ‘exchange of the year’ (Gulf Times)

Goizueta rings the NYSE bell (Emory)

Scenes from a trading floor (and outside) (Reuters, Reuters via ABC)

A much-needed stylebook for financial writing (Talking Biz News)

On this day in 1918, the NYSE closed to mark the end of World War I. Ticker tape and confetti rained down on the financial district in a spontaneous celebration. (NYX)

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Noah Holdings, independent seller of wealth management products to wealthy clients in China, raises about $100 million, or 20% more than expected, in IPO that listed on NYSE today (Reuters)

Marsh Carter: Next generation of leaders may face tests to ethical standards (Omaha World Herald)

Portfolio margining: Will we have cross-margining in 2011? (Futures Industry)

NYPC’s Walt Lukken, others discuss potential gridlock for financial rulemakers (FT)

SemGroup to begin trading Thursday on NYSE (Tulsa World)

Holiday schedule for 2011 for our European and U.S. markets

Ruth Porat, Morgan Stanley’s CFO, looking to succeed where other Wall Street women have not (NYT)

On this day in 1987: NYSE trading floor and clerical workers went on strike for three days. (NYX)
This was still very much top of mind when I joined NYSE in April 1988. We “management” types underwent regular training on the floor so we could step in and record trades and quotes in the event of such an emergency. I have to tell you, the thought of this onetime communications major having to correctly pick up the details of trades that were called out verbally and rapidly in traderspeak, and then putting those details up on the tape quickly, was a bit scary to me and probably absolutely terrifying to the traders around me during my fortunately brief training stints. Somehow the market (and I) survived.

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

NYSE Liffe U.S. launches incentive programs supporting trader education and providing cost-effective access for international customers (NYX)

Navajo Code Talkers to participate in Veterans Day observance at NYSE (Tulsa Native American Times)

NYSE Euronext Foundation renews support for Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (SYS.con)

Will women save more than men? (Reuters; includes bonus scenes-from-a-trading-floor photo)

A good day for Chile yesterday (NYSE Silicon Valley)

Monday, 8 November 2010

NYX 360 aggregates news, views and just-plain-interesting stuff from within and without NYSE Euronext. We add items throughout the week, so you can check back for updates any time.

Booz Allen files to raise $266 million in IPO — NYSE: BAH! (GovCon)

NYSE Euronext transaction report for October: global derivatives and U.S. options up; global equities down vs. prior year but up from September (NYX)

Protect your ETFs from a flash crash (USA Today)

Larry Tabb: Balancing the needs of traders and issuers in a fragmented market (Tabb Forum)

SEC readying new market safeguards (Reuters)

No evidence of quote stuffing on May 6, SEC official says (Bloomberg)

Knight embraces NYSE floor with Kellogg (Wall Street Letter; no link)

Thomson Reuters enhancing European tape (FT Trading Room, WSJ)

World ‘big enough’ for spate of dairy futures (AgriMoneyy)

Three issues posed by greater interoperability (Financial News)
And a fourth issue: “interoperability” is hard to spell, say and remember!

France Biotech day in Paris tomorrow (NYX)

Top 10 CIOs on Wall Street, including our own Steve Rubinow (Securities Technology Monitor)

Whirlpool to unveil 100th-anniversary logo, on facade of NYSE (Whirlpool)

Kristen McLellan’s idea for the MTVu-NYSE Business Competition: sun-screen booth (Cornell Daily Sun)

Beautiful photo of the day: a different kind of “Safe Harbor,” by Tom Doyle (Cornwall Local)

Comments

Ray,

Thanks!! Just tweeted @fleejack – For Morgan Stanley C.F.O., a Hard Road Ahead – Ruth Porat, looking to succeed where other Wall Street women have not http://bit.ly/azLOKr

by Fields on November 10, 2010 8:05 PM

Ray,

Thanks!! Have a great weekend!! @fleejack
The amazing ingenuity of the Navajo code talkers – Navajo Code Talkers honored for WWII efforts http://usat.ly/bJnjQb

by Fields on November 12, 2010 4:46 PM


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