NYX 360: 25 January, 2012

English: Portrait of Alexander Graham Bell Fra...

Alexander Graham Bell; image via Wikipedia

Robert Burns inspired many vernacular writers ...

Robert Burns; image via Wikipedia

English: Alicia Keys performing, March 20, 2008.

Alicia Keys; image via Wikipedia

  • Guidewire Software IPO raises $115 million; 1st NYSE tech IPO listing of year – VentureBeat
  • Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower rule applies only in U.S. – Stefan Jekel/Exchanges
  • WSJ’s Bill Power on this year’s Super Bowl indicator – MarketBeat
  • Romney and Gingrich assail Dodd-Frank – Clarke Camper/Exchanges
  • Looking ahead at today’s markets and back at yesterday’s – Parasnand Madho and Brian Hooghuis/Exchanges
  • EU ministers agree on supervision of clearing OTC derivatives -- Bloomberg
  • Our latest issue of US Trading news – NYX
  • Bloomberg’s Deirdre Bolton, translating finance news for laymen like her dad – PhillyBurbs (hat tip: Talking Biz News)  
  • We honor Edward T. McMahon upon his retirement – The Bell   Here’s to one of the best – and best-loved – in the business.  Thanks and best wishes always, Eddie.

Today’s History -- NYT:

  • 1915 -- The inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell, inaugurated transcontinental telephone service in the United States.
  • Today also is the birthday of R&B singer Alicia Keys and the late literary greats W. Somerset Maugham, Virginia Woolf and Robert Burns, the latter of whom wrote:

“The social, friendly, honest man,/Whate’er he be,/’Tis he fulfills great Nature’s plan,/And none but he!”


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