Jumping Amsterdam sounds the gong to highlight the start of an event that is the high point on the annual equestrian calendar.
Jumping Amsterdam 2013 takes place from 17 to 20 January 2013 in the RAI in Amsterdam. During the event the city will host the world’s top dressage and jumping riders. Hans Bakker, chairman of the Foundation Concours Hippique Jumping Amsterdam, and chairman of the managing board of Amsterdam RAI, sounds the gong.
Winners of the 2012 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology Ring The Closing Bell® at the NYSE
The Siemens Competition
Launched in 1998, the Siemens Competition is the nation's premier science research competition for high school students. 2,255 students registered to enter the Siemens Competition this year for a total 1,504 projects submitted. 322 students were named semifinalists and 93 were named regional finalists, representing 25 states. Entries are judged at the regional level by esteemed scientists at six leading research universities which host the regional competitions: California Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Notre Dame and The University of Texas at Austin.
Stocks closed mixed as investors sorted through earnings and economic numbers and continue to face the uncertainty of the debt ceiling debate. Tomorrow, traders will focus on earnings reports from Goldman and JP Morgan and economic reports including the consumer price index. Money moved from telecom stocks into consumer goods and services. The Dow closed up 27.57 to 13,534.89.
U.S. retail sales rose 0.5% in December versus estimates of 0.2%, as Americans bought automobiles and other goods, suggesting momentum in consumer spending as the year ended. Inflation pressures remained tamed, with wholesale prices declining for a third straight month.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s general economic index dropped to (-7.8) for January from a revised (-7.3) in December, marking the sixth-straight month of contraction.
The producer price index decreased to a seasonally adjusted 0.2% in...
United States Commodity Funds Celebrates the Launch of the United States Agriculture Index Fund (USAG) at the NYSE
On Tuesday, January 15, 2013, executives and guests of United States Commodity Funds, will celebrate the successful launch of the The United States Agriculture Index Fund (USAG) at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and ring the NYSE Opening Bell.
The United States Agriculture Index Fund (USAG) is an exchange traded product (“ETP”) that seeks to reflect the performance of a portfolio of agriculture futures contracts fully collateralized with U.S. Treasury Bills. The investment objective of USAG is for the daily changes in percentage terms of its units’ net asset value (“NAV”) to reflect the daily changes in percentage terms of the SummerHaven Dynamic Agriculture Index Total ReturnSM,...
On Wall Street in the 1880s, just as today, lunch was often a rushed meal eaten quickly at a nearby fast food restaurant. At 12:30 p.m., a cry of “To lunch, to lunch!” would go up on the NYSE trading floor and the brokers headed off for ten minutes of sustenance. According to the news article accompanying this engraving of a Lower Manhattan lunch spot, hyper-efficient meat carvers and waiters could feed over 3,000 people between the hours of 12 and 2.
When the NYSE opened its new building in 1903, a significant feature was the Stock Exchange Luncheon Club’s beautiful club rooms on the 7th floor.