Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Christopher Martin to Ring The Closing Bell®
On Wednesday, Jan. 16, executives and guests of Jersey City, N.J.-based Provident Financial Services will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to mark the company’s 10th anniversary of trading on the NYSE.
To mark the occasion, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Christopher Martin will ring The NYSE Closing Bell.
Provident Financial Services (NYSE: PFS)
Provident Financial Services, Inc. is the holding company for The Provident Bank, a community-oriented bank offering a full range of retail and commercial loan and deposit products. The Bank currently operates a network of full service branches throughout 11 counties in northern and central New Jersey.
Stocks traded in a tight range and ended the session split tempered by the World Bank’s lowered global forecast and modest US economic data. Technology stocks outperformed the gainers led by Apple’s rebound and banks lifted the financial sector following better than expected earnings at Goldman and JP Morgan. Tomorrow traders will focus on more bank earnings, housing starts and jobless claims. The Dow closed down 23.66 to 13,511.23.
The World Bank announced that it expects GDP growth of only 2.4% in 2013, down from 3%, and 3.1% in 2014, down from 3.3%. While the worst of the financial crisis seems to be over, the Bank says the global economy remains "fragile".
The National Association of Homebuilders Housing Market Index for January registered 47 versus a consensus of 48 and compared to 47 in December 2012.
December Consumer Price Index was flat in-line with expectations compared to -0.3% in the...
Since the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan has struggled to regain its footing and climb back to higher ground, but there are growing indications the nation’s efforts may be gaining traction.
Recent data and news from Japan signal the economy may be going up. The bell weather Nikkei 225 Index surged 22.9% in 2012, the biggest one year increase since 2005, climbing back to pre-earthquake levels. It is still early in the year, but so far, the upward trend continues. The broader economy is still shaky, but 60% of leaders from Japan’s top 30 corporations believe the economy will moderately recover in the first half of this year, according to a recent Yomiuri Shimbun survey. What’s pushing the stock market up and lifting expectations?
Japan’s leading equities underwriter, Nomura, believes a government stimulus package, the correcting of an overvalued yen, increased corporate profitability, and strengthened Japanese investor confidence, will...
On Wednesday, January 16 executives and guests of Russell Indexes, a leading global index provider, will visit the New York Stock Exchange and ring The Opening Bell to celebrate its recent global alliance covering multiple asset classes and index-based products across both Russell Indexes and NYSE Euronext business lines and geographies. One of the key aspects of the alliance is today's announcement regarding the transition of RussellTick™, an index feed for real-time, intra-day values for the Russell family of indexes in the U.S. and globally, to NYSE Technologies' Global Index Feed (GIF).
To mark this occasion, Ron Bundy, CEO of Russell Indexes, will ring The Opening Bell along with other executives from Russell Investments and NYSE Euronext.