“I think a lot of innovation comes from smaller companies, this will be an even bigger trend in the future,” says Fibrocell CEO Pernock, whose own company is focused on treatments for skin diseases and conditions.
The ways in which companies communicate with various stakeholders, customers, employees, communities, analysts and investors is ever changing and has been influenced a great deal by social media. In fact, social media has become one of the key ways to engage this constituency to share information, elicit dialogue and connect with key and potential customers. After all, how can you ignore the possibilities of the hundreds of millions of users utilizing social networks? The argument for using social media for investor relations purposes is stronger than ever as companies are becoming more sophisticated in putting social media to work for them.
One of our strategic partners, Q4 Web Systems recently issued a white paper on the topic, which you can download...
Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading down 94 points and S&P futures are trading down 10 points on disappointing economic data from the euro zone and weaker than expected quarterly results from tech giant, Apple and online retailer, Amazon. German consumer confidence was the lone bright spot, as it rose more than expectation. Apple reported a second straight quarter of lower than forecasted earnings as a result of falling iPad sales. Amazon also reported a quarterly loss due to higher expenses and a slowdown in the global economy.
On the economic calendar today, the Commerce Department will release a first reading on 3rd quarter GDP before the market opens, a reading of 1.9% is expected compared with 1.3% for the previous quarter. The Reuter's/University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index for October will be out after the market opens and it is forecasted to be 83.1 versus...
On 26 October 2012, Stéphan Sonneville, Managing Director and Sidney D. Bens, CFO of ATENOR, opened the European stock markets with a Bell Ceremony at NYSE Euronext Brussels to celebrate the first listing of ATENOR bonds on the Brussels markets. Representatives of the Banque Degroof, Belfius Bank and Nauta Dutilh Lawyers were present as well.
Belsimpel has been named the winner of the 2012 Deloitte Technology Fast50, a competition for the fifty fastest-growing technology companies in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Winner Belsimpel saw its turnover increase by 16.155 percent over the past five years. Deloitte organises the Technology Fast50 in conjunction with sponsors ABN AMRO, AgentschapNL, AKD, NYSE Euronext, Gimv and L&DJ. The Fast50 are the top entrepreneurs of the future, the quick thinkers destined to play a leading role in their respective industries. CEO of Belsimpel Jeroen Doorenbos sounds the gong.
On Thursday, October 25, executives and guests of Clearwater, Fla.- based Homeowners Choice, Inc. will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the company’s transfer of its stock listing to the NYSE from NASDAQ. Homeowners Choice, Inc. will begin trading on the NYSE on Thurs., October 25, 2012 under the new ticker symbol “HCI”.