UNICEF The Netherlands sounds the gong together with 28 school children to raise awareness for the International Children’s Day.
On International Children’s DayUNICEF The Netherlands asks attention to the fact that 19,000 children die every die of conditions we can prevent, treat or cure. With the slogan 'We believe in zero' the organization calls on everyone to stand with UNICEF and the world’s children. Jan Bouke Wijbrandi executive director UNICEF The Netherlands sounds the gong.
We develop, publish, market and distribute video game software products globally for stationary consoles such as Sony PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, and Microsoft Xbox 360, and for portable consoles such as Sony PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS, as well as for use on personal computers. In addition, we plan, produce, operate and distribute social content for social networks and entertainment content for mobile phone online games. We produce gaming machines for casinos in the United States, Australia and other overseas jurisdictions, in addition to video games and token-operated games installed in amusement arcades and other entertainment venues in Japan. We also produce card games, character goods, toys and hobbies, CDs and DVDs and other...
Stocks rallied today and closed on session highs, as investors remained hopeful for a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff and eyed better than expected housing reports. Global markets traded higher after Barack Obama indicated that a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff can be reached. In addition, European officials are looking to give Greece a $44 billion tranche to be paid on December 5th.
On the economic front, the Housing Market Index rose to 46 (41 was expected) in November, up from 41 the month prior. The measure however, remains below 50 which indicates that a recovery is still a ways off. The index has not been above 50 since April 2006.
Sales of existing homes were up 2.1% in October following a 2.9% decline last month. The National Realty Association indicated that sales were held down by Hurricane Sandy, but that the impact would be greater in the November numbers.
On Monday, November 19, NYSE Euronext will host the fourth Belgian Equity Investments Conference at the New York Stock Exchange. Marc Calcoen, Consul General of Belgium in New York; Philippe Ledent, Senior Economist of ING and executives of leading listed Belgian companies, will ring the NYSE Opening Bell, joined by Vincent Van Dessel, Chairman and CEO of NYSE Euronext Brussels.
About the Belgian Equity Investments Conference The event, sponsored by ING and NYSE Euronext, will provide an opportunity for leading NYSE Euronext-listed companies headquartered in Belgium to address the U.S. and global investor community directly. The event offers the U.S. investor community the ability to interact with CEOs and CFOs of Belgium's leading listed companies, and learn more about opportunities provided trough the NYSE Euronext...