Two hundred twenty-one years ago a handful of men signed the Buttonwood Agreement at 68 Wall Street to form the New York Stock Exchange. In 1903 the iconic exchange moved into its current location on the corner of Wall and Broad streets. In 2005 there was a merger between NYSE and Archipelago Holdings, which also owned the Pacific Stock Exchange. That merger for the first time resulted in the NYSE going from a seat based, privately owned company to a public listed entity.
American culture bounds in family traditions.
Mania, as described in the dictionary is “an excessively intense enthusiasm, interest, or desire; a craze.” Would you feel safe if you were involved in something which resulted in you fitting this description? Not me! Over the past 15 years or so the word mania has been increasingly used by the mainstream financial press to describe investor behavior in a number of different areas.
Khalique Rogers and Brittney Poole help illustrate a very encouraging trend in Minnesota.
I was 13 and on an eighth-grade class trip to Winnipeg, Canada. This was the first trip I had ever taken out of the United States. Actually, this was the first trip I had taken out of my home state. I remember my social studies teacher telling us all the things we were going to see and learn. I also remember the ninth graders relaying how much they enjoyed “the trip” the year before.
Wouldn’t it be valuable for Minnesota to honor – all together, in one place that thousands of people could visit – educators who have “had a profound impact on students”?
Caribou Coffee is where the Baptist Tabernacle once stood.
While stories on questionable judgment and the conduct of priests in the Archdiocese of Minneapolis and St. Paul dominate the media, the positive message of Pope Francis is energizing many Catholic church members.