Chairman of the Hulp voor Hulpverleners (Assistance for Emergency workers) Foundation, Rick Franx, sounds the gong and asks attention for the violence and aggression against emergency workers.
Up to 75% of the emergency workers (police, fire brigade, ambulance, hospital and public transport personnel) have to deal with verbal abuse and receive threats while working. Hulp voor Hulpverleners develops various activities for social backing, support and professional care for emergency workers.
Stuart Frankel & Co., Inc. is ringing The Closing Bell on Tuesday, January 8th in celebration of their 40th Anniversary of Membership on the New York Stock Exchange.
In addition to celebrating 40 years and being a constant presence on the NYSE trading floor, Stuart Frankel & Co. Inc. will host a charity day on Monday, January 7th to raise money for the Newtown Park Gift Fund to help build a playground for the Connecticut town's children and for the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy Relief.
In honor of this special occasion, Founder and Chairman Stuart Frankel will ring The Closing Bell joined by his two sons and Senior Members of the firm.
Stocks spent the trading day in negative territory as investors trimmed positions ahead of earnings season. After the market closed, Alcoa kicked off earnings season by meeting expectations and raising its outlook for aluminum demand. Fourth quarter earnings for S&P 500 companies are expected to rise 3.3% compared to the fourth quarter of 2011 according to S&P Capital IQ. The Dow closed down 55.44 to 13,328.85.
Consumer credit in the U.S. increased to $16 billion which was more than estimated, in November. Borrowing for student loans and automobiles led the increase. Economists were looking for a $12.8 billion November rise and in October, $14.1 billion was borrowed.
The National Association of Independent Business' small-business optimism index rebounded slightly to 88.0 in December.
Eurozone unemployment reached an all-time high of 11.8% in November. Youth unemployment rose to a record...
On Mon., December 31, executives and guests of Pernod Ricard and Perrier-Jouët® Champagne will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the New Year’s Eve.
To mark the occasion, Pernod Ricard USA Wines and Champagnes Marketing VP Frank Polley, joined by members of the company’ management team, will ring the NYSE Closing Bell.
About Pernod Ricard USA®
Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S., and the largest subsidiary of Paris, France-based Pernod Ricard SA, which employs more than 18,000 people worldwide and is listed on the NYSE Euronext exchange (Ticker: RI).
The company’s leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as Absolut® Vodka, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky...
On Tuesday, January 8, Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and ring the NYSE Opening Bell. The Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans presents New York Fundraiser “Voulez-Vous” with proceeds from the event going towards restoration of New Orleans homes and neighborhoods as well as two local organizations, Rebuilding Together NYC and The New York Landmarks Conservancy, who are helping to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy. At the January 17th fundraiser, the PRC will present the 2013 Citizenship Award to New Yorker Allan V. Rose for the exquisite restoration of The Roosevelt New Orleans, an iconic hotel in downtown New Orleans dating back to 1893. Since Katrina, PRC has restored more than 430 homes, generated $4 million in volunteer labor, completed restoration projects totaling...