“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.
Stocks inched slightly higher today, as investors face uncertainty ahead of the Presidential election tomorrow and assess the effects each candidate will have on financial markets if victorious. Both candidates made final pushes through critical swing states. Concerns in Europe are on-going as market participants speculate whether or not Greece will be able to pass the new austerity bill through parliament.
The ISM's non-manufacturing index which tracks monthly changes in the services sector, came in at 54.2. This number indicates monthly growth, though at a slightly slower rate than September's reading of 55.1.
On Monday, November 5, NYSE Euronext (NYX) and Four Block convened an open forum for Human Resources and Veterans Program executives who seek to effectively recruit, retain and engage military veterans. The half-day program, "Integrating Veteran Talent Into Human Capital Strategy," was held at the New York Stock Exchange.
To mark the occasion, forum participants including: Admiral James Winnefeld, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs; Col. Jack Jacobs, Medal of Honor recipient; Tom Wolzien, Lead Independent Director, TiVo; and Mike Abrams, Co-Founder, Four Block and Author, "Networking for Veterans" rang the NYSE Opening Bell.
During the day, the speaker and panelist line-up includes: Admiral James Winnefeld, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs; Col. Jack Jacobs, Medal of Honor recipient; Tom Wolzien, Lead...
Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 11 points and S&P futures are trading up 2 points. All eyes will be on the US Presidential elections tomorrow with the political uncertainty in the US economy making investors wary of holding riskier assets. Safe haven bids have pushed the green back to a two-month high against the major currencies. A private survey of China's service sector showed orders were weaker than forecasted in October.
On the economic calendar today, ISM non-manufacturing index for October will be out after the opening bell and it is forecasted to be 55.1 compared with 54.9 for September.
The dollar is up against the major currencies. Gold is trading at $1,680. Crude oil is currently trading at $84 a barrel.
Last week; financial markets resumed trading after being closed for two sessions in a row, following the devastating Superstorm that hit the...
From the 5th till the 11th of November the Amsterdam Film Week presents previews and award winning films in several movie theatres throughout Amsterdam.
Amsterdam Film Week will be opened on the 5th of November at the Ketelhuis by guest of honor and Oscar® winner Susan Sarandon. Amsterdam Film Week works closely with Robert de Niro’s Tribeca Film Festival in New York, and shows The Best of Triba in a special programme. Dana Hakman, the first and youngest volunteer of the week sounds the gong.