New York, March 8, 2012 – NYSE Euronext (NYX) applauds today's overwhelming bipartisan support for a package of bills that will unleash America's economic growth potential. These bipartisan initiatives, focused on entrepreneurism and innovation, will stimulate new business and job creation in America. Providing start-ups and emerging growth companies with greater access to capital and eliminating barriers to growth are key to jumpstarting our economy and job creation engine. We look forward to continued bipartisan support for these critical issues as these bills move to the Senate.
About NYSE Euronext:
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets – the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca – represent one-third of the world's equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index, and is the only exchange operator in the Fortune 500. For more information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com