Roparun Foundation sounds the gong for the relay race of approximately 520 kilometres from Paris and Hamburg to Rotterdam to raise money for people who suffer from cancer.
The 22st Roparun will start next Saturday in Hamburg and Paris and finishes Whit Monday on the Coolsingel in Rotterdam. A Roparun team consists of a maximum of eight runners, who each run an average of about 65 kilometres. A team must also have a minimum of two cyclists and a number of people forming a support team. This includes drivers, medics, caterers and road captains. Nelli Cooman, ambassador of the Roparun Foundation and former World Champion 60 metres Indoor, sounds the gong.
US equities pressed higher on Wall Street with the Dow and S&P 500 hitting fresh highs during today’s session. Bullish comments from David Tepper, and growing confidence in the U.S. economy helped stocks extend recent gains. All major sectors finished in positive territory with Financials and Energy leading the climb. Information Technology and Utilities relatively Underperformed.
Gold and Crude are lower in choppy trade as the market digested mixed economic data from Europe, including a smaller than expected decline in Eurozone industrial production.
Dow closed up 123.57 pts/+0.82% to 15,215.25; 27 of the 30 Dow stocks closed higher.
S&P closed up 16.57 pts/+1.01% to 1,650.34; all of the 10 S&P 500 sectors closed higher.
On Tuesday, May 14, McGraw Hill Financial, led by Chairman, President and CEO Harold McGraw III and members of the company’s leadership team, will visit the New York Stock Exchange and ring The Closing Bell to highlight the company’s recent name change from The McGraw-Hill Companies to McGraw Hill Financial. Additionally, the company will mark the change of its ticker symbol from MHP to MHFI which will take effect the same day. Employees from around the world will join McGraw Hill Financial management to ring The Closing Bell.
The name McGraw Hill Financial more closely identifies the Company with the credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics it provides to global capital and commodity markets. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices, Platts and J.D. Power...
Jean Mizrahi, CEO Ymagis, closes the trading day in Paris.
Ymagis supplies digital services and technologies for the film industry. The group provides projection equipment migration and film digitizing services to producers, distributors of films and supplemental content, promotion companies, and theater operators. Its activity is organized into 2 divisions:
management of virtual print fees: charged to film or content distributors;
supply of services: theater equipment sales and installation, digital projection hardware maintenance and information management, leasing of 3D glasses, production and distribution of projection copies (DCP) and decryption files (KDM), postproduction and technical support services, etc.
On Tuesday, May 14, NYSE Euronext Global Index Group and distinguished guests from Invesco PowerShares will ring The Opening Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Intellidex Indices, one of the first quantitative indices utilizing 'smart indexing' strategies. NYSE Euronext has owned, calculated and maintained the Intellidex Family of Indices, which serves as a basis for the Dynamic series of Invesco PowerShares exchange traded funds (ETFs), since 2003.
To mark this occasion, Andrew Schlossberg, Head of Retail Distribution and Global ETFs at Invesco PowerShares, will ring the NYSE Opening Bell.
Originally launched with two indices based on approximately 25 factors, the Intellidex Indices were designed to objectively identify those stocks within a...