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Jun 5, 2014

DeakBook P.M. Edition - June 5, 2014: BNP Paribas Executive Asked to Leave Amid Investigation.

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Georges Chodron de Courcel, left, a senior executive of BNP Paribas, and Jean-Laurent Bonnafe, the chief executive. Mr. Chodron de Courcel is expected to depart the bank.
BNP Paribas Executive Asked to Leave Amid Investigation The executive, one of BNP Paribas's three chief operating officers, would step down as part of the bank's settlement with New York State's financial regulator, according to people briefed on the matter.

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Mary Jo White, the chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
S.E.C. Chief Calls for Sweeping Changes to Stock Market Rules The package of recommendations for new rules and other changes, unveiled on Thursday, would touch virtually every corner of the market, including exchanges, private trading venues, brokerage firms and high-frequency traders.
Are There Any Telecommunications Deals Left? In the wake of a recent wave of consolidation - Sprint and T-Mobile, AT&T and DirecTV - there are only a few potential targets remaining.
Masayoshi Son, chief of SoftBank, with one of the company's robots.
The Biggest Champion of a Sprint-T-Mobile Deal: SoftBank's Chief No one has pushed for a merger of Sprint and T-Mobile harder than Masayoshi Son, the chief of SoftBank. And unlike many of his billionaire peers, Mr. Son isn't afraid of expressing himself.
Shareholders walked past a logo of Deutsche Bank during its general meeting in Frankfurt in May.
Deutsche Bank Warns Investors on Currency Investigation The big German bank said that investigations begun last year by regulators in Germany, Britain, the United States and elsewhere could have a material financial effect.
Gannett owns dozens of TV stations, including KSDK Channel 5 in St. Louis.
Reuters Breakingviews: Gannett Would Unlock Value by Splitting Off Publishing Unit Gannett's television business is being undervalued when compared with other baskets of TV holdings, Jeffrey Goldfarb of Reuters Breakingviews writes.
James W. Breyer, a partner at Accel Partners.
Accel's Breyer to Partner With Venture Capital Firm in China The Silicon Valley venture capitalist James W. Breyer will work with a Beijing-based firm to invest in Chinese technology start-ups.
Goldman Bolsters M.&A. Team in Asia With the reshuffling, Goldman Sachs is repositioning itself to capitalize on a boom in deal-making in Asia.
Zoopla Property Group is a the British property listings website.
I.P.O. Values Zoopla Property Website at About $1.6 Billion Zoopla, controlled by the publisher of The Daily Mail, has tapped into Britain's obsession with rising housing prices, attracting more than 20 million visits a month.
ING Group's building in Amersterdam.
ING Moves Ahead With I.P.O. of Insurance UnitThe Dutch financial services company ING Group said it would hold a long-anticipated initial public offering for the NN Group, its European and Japanese insurance and investment management arm.
A Henkel production plant in Duesseldorf, Germany.
Henkel to Buy French Detergent Maker for $1.3 Billion Henkel's deal to acquire the Spotless Group from the European private equity firm BC Partners is expected to give a boost to the German company's laundry and home care products unit.
Guangzhou Evergrande became the first Chinese club to win the Asian Champions League last year.
Alibaba to Take Stake in Chinese Soccer Team The e-commerce giant Alibaba said on Thursday that it would buy 50 percent of Guangzhou Evergrande F.C. from the team's parent company, the Evergrande Real Estate Group.
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WSJ | Major Index Closing June 5, 2014.

Major Indexes Closing
Major Indexes6:00 p.m. EDT 06/05/14
DJ Transportation Average*8140.0861.260.76
DJ Utility Average*551.604.150.76
Nasdaq 100*3776.9533.360.89
S&P 500*1940.4612.580.65
S&P 400 Mid-Cap*1401.9514.041.01
S&P 600 Small-Cap*665.4013.162.02
DJ Total Stock Market*20299.57154.960.77
NYSE Composite*10847.6970.910.66
NYSE Financial*6512.9255.800.86
Russell 2000*1153.9422.722.01
NYSE MKT Composite*2705.17-2.28-0.08
KBW Bank*70.260.711.02
PHLX Gold/Silver*86.661.621.90
PHLX Housing Sector*202.692.421.21
PHLX Oil Service*293.781.790.61
PHLX Semiconductor*614.303.160.52
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Markets Diary6:00 p.m. EDT 06/05/14
New 52 Week High30812011
New 52 Week Low19444
Major World Indexes4:40 p.m. EDT 06/05/14
Global Dow*2584.1514.640.57
DJ Global Index*326.941.880.58
DJ Global exUS*
Stoxx Europe 50*3029.808.160.27
UK: FTSE 100*6813.49-5.14-0.08
Germany: DAX*9947.8321.160.21
Japan: Nikkei 225*15079.3711.410.08
Hong Kong: Hang Seng*23109.66-42.05-0.18
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Indexes may be real-time or delayed based on exchange requirements.

Sources: SIX Financial Information; WSJ Market Data Group

WSJ | Biggest Decliners Closing June 5, 2014.

Biggest Decliners Closing
Biggest Decliners
4:32 pm ET 06/05/2014
Life Time Fitness (LTM)5,257,707$45.91-6.08-11.69
RCS Capital (RCAP)11,063,50120.25-2.35-10.40
Lentuo International (LAS)52,2403.15-0.34-9.74
PVH Corp. (PVH)5,431,364120.09-10.59-8.10
Rite Aid (RAD)104,645,7117.87-0.63-7.41
Trina Solar ADS (TSL)7,754,84611.60-0.79-6.38
Smith&Nephew ADS (SNN)1,732,22991.70-5.57-5.73
China Zenix Auto International ADS (ZX)16,4372.24-0.13-5.49
Annie's Inc. (BNNY)2,078,28128.50-1.57-5.22
Penn Virginia (PVA)5,264,89014.41-0.67-4.44
Cameco (CCJ)3,610,36018.78-0.84-4.28
Sprint (S)39,721,1859.02-0.38-4.04
Quiksilver (ZQK)7,421,1573.35-0.14-4.01
Valero Energy Partners (VLP)105,41343.54-1.46-3.24
Alon Blue Square Israel ADS (BSI)5,7963.29-0.10-2.94
Deutsche Bank (DB)4,474,47839.44-1.09-2.69
Grana y Montero ADS (GRAM)71,15216.10-0.44-2.66
Knot Offshore Partners (KNOP)16,02726.77-0.72-2.62
Molycorp (MCP)4,091,1912.72-0.07-2.51
Mallinckrodt (MNK)3,483,19175.22-1.91-2.48
Danaos (DAC)8,6475.96-0.15-2.45
T-Mobile US (TMUS)12,030,64533.49-0.79-2.30
Valhi (VHI)55,1275.56-0.13-2.28
SouFun Holdings (SFUN)5,903,33211.03-0.23-2.04
Ares Management (ARES)173,94818.42-0.38-2.02
Novavax (NVAX)5,691,526$4.52-0.56-11.02
ATA ADS (ATAI)11,8074.79-0.57-10.60
Zynga (ZNGA)151,500,4952.97-0.30-9.17
TOP Ships (TOPS)20,0762.90-0.26-8.23
Koss (KOSS)5,6903.40-0.30-8.15
Agile Therapeutics (AGRX)76,4595.81-0.44-7.04
Argos Therapeutics (ARGS)58,6846.49-0.48-6.89
VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short Term ETN (TVIX)8,946,2833.79-0.26-6.42
China Recycling Energy (CREG)182,4432.71-0.19-6.39
Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina (PEBK)4,75015.92-1.07-6.30
UTi Worldwide (UTIW)5,655,2289.70-0.58-5.64
Vera Bradley (VRA)6,700,18223.89-1.36-5.39
Concert Pharmaceuticals (CNCE)113,3908.34-0.45-5.12
Retrophin (RTRX)624,42911.17-0.59-5.02
Books-A-Million (BAMM)69,5322.07-0.11-5.00
Marvell Technology Group (MRVL)16,071,44615.22-0.80-4.99
American Independence (AMIC)5,47012.00-0.63-4.99
MannKind (MNKD)33,164,67610.04-0.50-4.74
Qumu (QUMU)41,84113.91-0.69-4.73
Five Below (FIVE)3,963,71135.04-1.49-4.08
Global-Tech Advanced Innovations (GAI)4,9605.47-0.22-3.87
VelocityShares 3x Inverse Silver ETN linked to the S&P GSCI Silver Inverse Index ER (DSLV)81,22351.58-2.02-3.77
Lombard Medical (EVAR)35,9797.03-0.27-3.73
Montage Technology Group (MONT)652,37319.44-0.75-3.71
VelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN (VIIX)55,58143.22-1.62-3.61
ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (UVXY)7,034,550$33.80-2.75-7.52
Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares (JDST)798,68925.88-2.09-7.47
ProShares UltraPro Short Russell2000 (SRTY)763,09739.72-2.65-6.25
Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3x Shares (TZA)29,026,98115.61-1.02-6.13
Direxion Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares (DRV)61,90336.58-2.15-5.55
Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3x Shares (DUST)1,724,00427.70-1.34-4.61
ProShares UltraShort Russell2000 Growth (SKK)7,32541.60-1.82-4.19
ProShares UltraShort Russell2000 (TWM)2,274,46946.22-1.99-4.13
ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (VIXY)787,95521.28-0.83-3.75
Barclays Bank iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN (VXX)32,239,48231.95-1.20-3.62
ProShares UltraShort Real Estate (SRS)110,50615.44-0.52-3.26
Direxion Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3x Shares (EDZ)674,00733.23-1.05-3.06
ProShares UltraPro Short MidCap400 (SMDD)9,10544.92-1.38-2.98
ProSharesUltraShortSilver (ZSL)100,15288.68-2.71-2.97
Direxion Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares (MIDZ)23,09114.92-0.44-2.86
SPDR BofA Merrill Lynch Emerging Markets Corporate Bond ETF (EMCD)103,10630.55-0.90-2.86
Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3x Shares (FAZ)4,245,15218.18-0.53-2.83
VelocityShares 3x Inverse Natural Gas ETN linked to the S&P GSCI Natural Gas Index Excess Return (DGAZ)16,972,3312.78-0.07-2.46
Direxion Daily FTSE China Bear 3X Shares (YANG)18,87519.97-0.50-2.44
Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bear 3X Shares (SOXS)128,51322.20-0.55-2.42
Global X Uranium ETF (URA)179,05014.25-0.34-2.33
Direxion DailyTechnology Bear 3x Shares (TECS)39,82316.24-0.39-2.32
Direxion Daily Russia Bear 3x Shares (RUSS)142,25211.49-0.27-2.30
ProShares UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets (EEV)48,25518.02-0.41-2.22
ProShares UltraShort Utilities (SDP)5,16415.60-0.33-2.07
Digital Ally (DGLY)65,343$3.82-0.72-15.93
Life Time Fitness (LTM)5,261,67045.91-6.08-11.69
Novavax (NVAX)5,691,5264.52-0.56-11.02
ATA ADS (ATAI)11,8074.79-0.57-10.60
RCS Capital (RCAP)11,063,50120.25-2.35-10.40
Lentuo International (LAS)52,2403.15-0.34-9.74
Zynga (ZNGA)151,500,4952.97-0.30-9.17
TOP Ships (TOPS)20,0762.90-0.26-8.23
Koss (KOSS)5,6903.40-0.30-8.15
PVH Corp. (PVH)5,431,364120.09-10.59-8.10
Biocept (BIOC)38,0665.38-0.45-7.72
eOn Communications (EONC)137,9722.42-0.20-7.63
ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (UVXY)7,034,55033.80-2.75-7.52
Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares (JDST)798,68925.88-2.09-7.47
Rite Aid (RAD)104,645,7117.87-0.63-7.41
LiveDeal (LIVE)1,373,1983.93-0.30-7.09
Agile Therapeutics (AGRX)76,4595.81-0.44-7.04
Argos Therapeutics (ARGS)58,6846.49-0.48-6.89
VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short Term ETN (TVIX)8,946,2833.79-0.26-6.42
China Recycling Energy (CREG)182,4432.71-0.19-6.39
Trina Solar ADS (TSL)7,754,84611.60-0.79-6.38
Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina (PEBK)4,75015.92-1.07-6.30
ProShares UltraPro Short Russell2000 (SRTY)763,09739.72-2.65-6.25
Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3x Shares (TZA)29,026,98115.61-1.02-6.13
Continental Materials (CUO)5,91916.11-1.05-6.12
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Includes common, closed end funds, ETFs, ETNs and REITS with prior day close of $2 a share or higher, with volume of at least 2,000.
x - stock is trading ex-dividend
Source: WSJ Market Data Group