Breakfast Bites; Despite some weak economic news, equities are trading in positive territory this morning on anticipation that the Fed will announce some sort of additional stimulus during their 2 day meeting that begins today.
Builders in the U.S. broke ground on fewer homes than forecast (708,000) in May as a slump in the construction of apartments swamped a pickup in single family homes.
Building Permits, a proxy for future construction climbed to the highest level (780,000) since September of 2008 showing the combination of lower prices and record low mortgage rates is underpinning demand and encouraging new projects
The number of open job positions increased by 172,000 to 3.74 million, the most since July 2008
The International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs Retail Chain Store Sales Index for the week ended Saturday was flat with the week before on a seasonally adjusted, comparable...
On Tuesday, June 19, 2012, executives and guests of Manulife Financial Corporation, a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States, visited the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to commemorate the company's 125th anniversary and the 150th anniversary of John Hancock.
In celebration of the company's proud past and bright future, President and Chief Executive Officer Donald A. Guloien rang the NYSE Opening Bell. Mr. Guloien was joined by senior management and honorees of the company's STARs of Excellence Program.
About Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE: MFC)
Manulife Financial is a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. In 2012, we celebrate 125...
A note from Anthony Cinelli, Specialist, Event Marketing, Global Marketing and Branding
2012 is a notable year for milestones. The Exchange recently marked the 220th Anniversary of the Buttonwood Agreement May 17th (see my colleague Steven Wheeler's post) with the creation of a NYSE Century Club,...