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Oct 29, 2013

Selected Articles From Reuters: JPMorgan Chase & Co and the U.S. Justice Department final details of their $13 billion settlement / UBS and Deutsche Bank confirmed they were cooperating with regulators probing alleged rigging in the $5.3 trillion-a-day foreign exchange market.



(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co and the U.S. Justice Department have hit snags in working out the final details of their $13 billion settlement over the bank's mortgage bonds, two people familiar with the talks said. Read full article: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/29/us-jpmorgan-settlement-idUSBRE99O12820131029?feedType=nl&feedName=usdai

 (Reuters) - UBS and Deutsche Bank confirmed they were cooperating with regulators probing alleged rigging in the $5.3 trillion-a-day foreign exchange market, with UBS saying it had taken "swift action" to review its operations. read full article : http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/29/us-ubs-forex-idUSBRE99S16920131029?feedType=nl&feedName=usdai

NYT | ALERT FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS October 29, 2013: Rise in Home Prices May Be Peaking.

The New York Times | MY ALERTS

FGC BOLSA- FGC FIN

Compiled: October 29, 2013 08:38:33 PM

Other reports released on Tuesday showed that consumer confidence fell sharply this month as the federal government was partly shut down for 16 days.

MarketWatch | Press Release October 29, 2013: Corrections on Information of Some of its Columns.


Some MarketWatch columns Tuesday gave incorrect information on how the Federal Reserve will communicate with the public on Wednesday. It will release a press statement, but it will not hold a press conference. Please see corrected Indications and Market Snapshot.


DealBook P.M. Edition October 29, 2013: Sale of Dell Closes, Moving Company Into Private Ownership


Tuesday, October 29, 2013
TOP STORY
Sale of Dell Closes, Moving Company Into Private Ownership
Sale of Dell Closes, Moving Company Into Private Ownership The closing comes more than a month after shareholders approved the deal and means that Dell shares will be delisted at the end of the day.
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    DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS
    Nextdoor, a Start-Up, Raises $60 Million
    Nextdoor, a Start-Up, Raises $60 Million New investments in a social network for neighbors are bound to set off questions about whether venture capitalists are inflating another technology bubble.
    Piet Moerland, Rabobank's chief executive, resigned immediately.
    Dutch Lender to Pay More Than $1 Billion in Libor Settlement The bank is the latest lender to settle charges related to the manipulation of the London interbank offered rate, or Libor. The chief executive also resigned.
    The Things Traders Say, Dutch Bank Edition
    The Things Traders Say, Dutch Bank Edition The Rabobank settlement documents from British and United States regulators offer the latest in incriminating messages.
    Sears Weighs Splitting Off Lands' End and Auto Centers
    Sears Weighs Splitting Off Lands' End and Auto Centers A separation of Lands' End and the Sears Auto Center businesses would allow the company to better focus on its Sears and Kmart stores.
    Lloyds Bank Profit Soars to $2.5 Billion as Costs Fall and Loans Improve
    Lloyds Bank Profit Soars to $2.5 Billion as Costs Fall and Loans Improve The British lender owned in part by the government said on Tuesday that third-quarter earnings rose 83 percent.
    Results at UBS continued to be dragged down by charges for litigation and regulatory concerns.
    UBS and Deutsche Bank Disclose Foreign Exchange Inquiries The banks in their quarterly earnings reports said they had received requests for information from authorities related to foreign exchange trading and that they are cooperating.
    Deutsche Bank Earnings Drop to $70 Million
    Deutsche Bank Earnings Drop to $70 Million The bank's co-chief executive had warned in September that earnings would fall sharply in the third quarter because of lower commissions from trading in bonds and other forms of debt.
    Reuters Breakingviews: Deutsche Bank's Trading Pain Deutsche Bank's prized fixed-income franchise has lost market share in each of the last two quarters. And a regulatory focus on gross leverage positions may make it harder for the bank to stay in fixed income's top three, writes Dominic Elliott.
    LOOKING AHEAD
    Federal Reserve The Federal Reserve's summer flirtation with a retreat from its stimulus campaign seems an increasingly distant memory. The Fed's policy-making committee is expected to announce on Wednesday that it will continue at full speed. With crucial economic data scrambled by the shutdown, leaving the Fed with little guidance, no change is likely until next year.
    Facebook Earnings Facebook, the world's largest social network, will report its third-quarter earnings on Wednesday, and Wall Street will be watching to see if the company can keep up its recent rapid growth. The company's stock has doubled since its last earnings report in July, when it noted that 41 percent of its revenue was coming from mobile devices, up from nothing a year ago.
    Auto Earnings General Motors and Chrysler are scheduled to report healthy third-quarter earnings on Wednesday as the two American automakers continue their revival since their bankruptcies and government bailouts four years ago. Both companies are making the bulk of their profits from the resurgent market for new vehicles in the United States. 
    Quotation of the Day
    "This conflict was exacerbated by traders and submitters sitting together so that traders could simply shout requests for unlawful submissions across the trading desk."
    Commodity Futures Trading Commission statement on Rabobank's Libor settlement.


The Wall Street Journal | Most Actives Closing October 29, 2013.

Most Actives Closing
Most Active Stocks by Volume
4:47 pm ET 10/29/2013
NYSE
Issue Volume Price Chg % Chg
Nokia ADS (NOK) 84,780,954 $7.45 0.70 10.37
Bank of America (BAC) 78,928,377 14.15 -0.08 -0.56
AT&T (T) 42,359,330 36.27 0.70 1.97
J.C. Penney (JCP) 38,897,607 7.38 -0.01 -0.14
General Electric (GE) 38,186,880 26.21 0.12 0.46
Ford Motor (F) 36,637,244 17.61 0.04 0.23
Pfizer (PFE) 34,272,591 31.25 0.51 1.66
NQ Mobile ADS (NQ) 28,243,613 11.01 2.21 25.11
Annaly Capital Management (NLY) 26,041,587 11.71 -0.43 -3.54
General Motors (GM) 23,657,255 36.06 0.26 0.73
Alcoa (AA) 23,422,075 9.54 -0.02 -0.21
JPMorgan Chase (JPM) 23,051,800 52.73 0.05 0.09
Sprint (S) 22,913,673 6.68 0.07 1.06
Rite Aid (RAD) 20,514,134 5.18 0.15 2.98
BP ADS (BP) 20,319,608 45.90 2.18 4.99
EMC (EMC) 18,855,514 24.00 0.15 0.63
Arch Coal (ACI) 18,718,383 4.15 -0.01 -0.24
Alcatel-Lucent ADS (ALU) 18,523,566 3.29 0.07 2.17
Dana Holding (DAN) 17,945,305 19.28 -3.36 -14.84
Boston Scientific (BSX) 17,614,191 11.79 0.21 1.81
Xerox (XRX) 17,204,659 9.81 0.04 0.41
United States Steel (X) 16,346,251 25.47 2.05 8.75
Citigroup (C) 16,332,520 50.22 0.07 0.14
Petroleo Brasileiro ADS (PBR) 16,109,559 17.33 -0.02 -0.12
Pitney Bowes (PBI) 16,067,821 20.77 1.53 7.95
 
Nasdaq
Issue Volume Price Chg % Chg
Facebook Cl A (FB) 100,415,740 $49.40 -0.83 -1.66
Dell (DELL) 65,314,777 13.86 0.03 0.22
Micron Technology (MU) 51,209,419 17.50 0.78 4.64
Sirius XM Radio (SIRI) 41,358,708 3.72 -0.01 -0.24
PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1 (QQQ) 34,606,196 83.06 0.14 0.17
Microsoft (MSFT) 31,413,341 35.52 -0.05 -0.14
Cisco Systems (CSCO) 29,723,719 22.82 0.27 1.22
Intel (INTC) 29,573,624 24.52 0.16 0.67
Yahoo! (YHOO) 29,211,816 33.17 0.82 2.53
American Capital Agency (AGNC) 26,783,234 21.87 -2.00 -8.38
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) 26,736,448 16.59 -0.71 -4.10
Apple (AAPL) 22,445,953 516.68 -13.20 -2.49
Zynga (ZNGA) 22,429,351 3.69 -0.09 -2.38
Groupon (GRPN) 20,876,325 9.44 0.08 0.83
Polycom (PLCM) 17,611,316 10.57 0.05 0.48
Goodyear Tire&Rubber (GT) 16,794,831 20.76 -1.29 -5.85
BlackBerry (BBRY) 15,185,907 8.31 0.12 1.40
Tesla Motors (TSLA) 14,056,571 164.47 1.61 0.99
Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA) 13,757,247 3.79 -0.32 -7.79
Vodafone Group ADS (VOD) 13,579,498 36.34 -0.13 -0.37
Comcast Cl A (CMCSA) 13,409,276 47.71 -0.52 -1.08
Tellabs (TLAB) 13,321,246 2.45 -0.01 -0.41
Broadcom (BRCM) 12,525,533 27.66 0.63 2.31
eBay (EBAY) 12,183,798 53.34 1.37 2.64
Applied Materials (AMAT) 11,542,632 18.00 0.27 1.55
 
NYSE Arca
Issue Volume Price Chg % Chg
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) 75,251,008 $177.17 0.94 0.53
Market Vectors ETF Trust Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX) 36,209,363 25.78 -0.76 -2.86
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) 31,399,463 43.13 0.13 0.31
Barclays Bank iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN (VXX) 27,960,740 12.83 -0.08 -0.63
iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) 27,678,430 111.35 0.32 0.29
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) 21,868,466 11.97 0.09 0.76
Select Sector SPDR-Financial (XLF) 19,723,745 20.87 0.06 0.29
Select Sector SPDR-Consumer Staples (XLP) 15,099,008 42.94 0.37 0.87
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (EFA) 11,779,345 66.49 0.14 0.21
iShares China Large-Cap ETF (FXI) 10,722,888 37.03 0.48 1.31
iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (EWZ) 10,518,690 50.97 0.03 0.07
Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3x Shares (TZA) 9,323,059 19.62 -0.19 -0.96
Direxion Daily Small Cap Bull 3x Shares (TNA) 9,305,419 70.82 0.53 0.75
Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO) 9,217,650 42.36 0.12 0.28
iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF (IYR) 8,411,926 67.14 -0.57 -0.84
Select Sector SPDR-Utilities (XLU) 7,921,159 39.17 0.05 0.14
VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short Term ETN (XIV) 7,865,318 29.31 0.26 0.90
Select Sector SPDR-Consumer Discretionary (XLY) 7,712,870 63.56 0.37 0.59
ProShares UltraShort S&P500 (SDS) 7,618,304 32.73 -0.36 -1.09
Select Sector SPDR-Industrial (XLI) 6,939,035 48.83 0.14 0.29
Select Sector SPDR-Energy (XLE) 6,384,999 87.28 0.61 0.70
Select Sector SPDR-Health Care (XLV) 6,384,362 53.27 0.35 0.66
iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) 5,904,248 26.84 -0.30 -1.11
ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (UVXY) 5,824,649 24.85 -0.31 -1.23
SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust (DIA) 5,695,175 156.50 1.13 0.73
 
Composite
Issue Volume Price Chg % Chg
Facebook Cl A (FB) 100,415,740 $49.40 -0.83 -1.66
Nokia ADS (NOK) 84,780,954 7.45 0.70 10.37
Bank of America (BAC) 78,928,377 14.15 -0.08 -0.56
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) 75,251,008 177.17 0.94 0.53
Dell (DELL) 65,314,777 13.86 0.03 0.22
Micron Technology (MU) 51,209,419 17.50 0.78 4.64
AT&T (T) 42,359,330 36.27 0.70 1.97
Sirius XM Radio (SIRI) 41,358,708 3.72 -0.01 -0.24
J.C. Penney (JCP) 38,897,607 7.38 -0.01 -0.14
General Electric (GE) 38,186,880 26.21 0.12 0.46
Ford Motor (F) 36,637,244 17.61 0.04 0.23
Market Vectors ETF Trust Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX) 36,209,363 25.78 -0.76 -2.86
PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1 (QQQ) 34,606,196 83.06 0.14 0.17
Pfizer (PFE) 34,272,591 31.25 0.51 1.66
Microsoft (MSFT) 31,413,341 35.52 -0.05 -0.14
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) 31,399,463 43.13 0.13 0.31
Cisco Systems (CSCO) 29,723,719 22.82 0.27 1.22
Intel (INTC) 29,573,624 24.52 0.16 0.67
Yahoo! (YHOO) 29,211,816 33.17 0.82 2.53
NQ Mobile ADS (NQ) 28,243,613 11.01 2.21 25.11
Barclays Bank iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN (VXX) 27,960,740 12.83 -0.08 -0.63
iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) 27,678,430 111.35 0.32 0.29
American Capital Agency (AGNC) 26,783,234 21.87 -2.00 -8.38
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) 26,736,448 16.59 -0.71 -4.10
Annaly Capital Management (NLY) 26,041,587 11.71 -0.43 -3.54
 
 
Footnotes
Includes common, closed end funds, ETFs, ETNs and REITS
x - stock is trading ex-dividend
Source: WSJ Market Data Group