Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
The Exchange proposes to amend certain NYSE Arca Equities rules to replace references to "NYSE Amex" with "NYSE MKT" to reflect the recent name change of NYSE Amex LLC to NYSE MKT LLC. The text of the proposed rule change is available on the Exchange's Web site at
In its filing with the Commission, the self-regulatory organization included statements concerning the purpose of, and basis for, the proposed rule change and discussed any comments it received on the proposed rule change. The text of those statements may be examined at the places specified in Item IV below. The Exchange has prepared summaries, set forth in sections A, B, and C below, of the most significant parts of such statements.
The Exchange proposes to amend certain NYSE Arca Equities rules to replace references to "NYSE Amex" with "NYSE MKT" to reflect the recent name change of NYSE Amex LLC to NYSE MKT LLC.
The Exchange proposes to replace references to NYSE Amex in NYSE Arca Equities Rules 5.2(b), 5.5(a), 7.31, and 7.45 with references to NYSE MKT. The Exchange also proposes to replace references to American Stock Exchange, a predecessor of NYSE Amex, in NYSE Arca Equities Rules 5.2(d) and 5.2(e) with references to NYSE MKT.
The Exchange believes that the proposed rule change is consistent with Section 6(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Act"),
The Exchange does not believe that the proposed rule change will impose any burden on competition that is not necessary or appropriate in furtherance of the purposes of the Act.
No written comments were solicited or received with respect to the proposed rule change.
The Exchange has filed the proposed rule change pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A)(iii) of the Act
At any time within 60 days of the filing of such proposed rule change, the Commission summarily may temporarily suspend such rule change if it appears to the Commission that such action is necessary or appropriate in the public interest, for the protection of investors, or otherwise in furtherance of the purposes of the Act.
Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods:
* Use the Commission's Internet comment form (
* Send an email to email@example.com. Please include File Number SR-NYSEARCA-2012-85 on the subject line.
* Send paper comments in triplicate to Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549-1090.
All submissions should refer to File Number SR-NYSEARCA-2012-85. This file number should be included on the subject line if email is used. To help the Commission process and review your comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the Commission's Internet Web site (