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Irving Kahn
IRVING KAHN (December 19, 1905 – February 24, 2015) was an American investor and philanthropist. He was the oldest living active investor. He was an early disciple of Benjamin Graham
Benjamin Graham
, the creator of the value investing methodology. Kahn began his career in 1928 and continued to work until his death. He was chairman of Kahn Brothers Group, Inc., the privately owned investment advisory and broker-dealer firm that he founded with his sons, Thomas and Alan, in 1978. Kahn was the oldest active money manager on Wall Street. He made his first trade—a short sale of a copper mining company—in the summer of 1929, months before the famous market crash in October of that year. CONTENTS * 1 Early life and education * 2 Investment career * 3 Personal life * 4 References * 5 External links EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATIONKahn was born on December 19, 1905 in New York City to Mamie (née Friedman; 1880–1946) and Saul Henry Kahn (1875–1964)
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Hebrew Technical School For Girls
The HEBREW TECHNICAL SCHOOL FOR GIRLS was a vocational school whose goal was to provide free instruction for women to pursue jobs in commercial and industrial sectors. It was founded in 1880 as the Louis Down-Town Sabbath and Day School by the educator Minnie Dessau Louis (1841-1922). It was founded with the assistance of Temple Emanu-el for "the express purpose of elevating working-class Jewish immigrant girls." Their building was located at 240 Second Avenue in Manhattan, New York City
Manhattan, New York City
. The school had two divisions. The Commercial Department provided courses in stenography , typewriting, bookkeeping , English, penmanship , commercial arithmetic and geography. The Manual Department, intended for those going into millenary or dress making, offered courses in sewing , millenary , embroidery , drawing and costume design
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New York Times
_THE NEW YORK TIMES_ (sometimes abbreviated _NYT_ and _THE TIMES_) is an American daily newspaper , founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by The New York Times Company . _The New York Times_ has won 122 Pulitzer Prizes , more than any other newspaper. The paper's print version in 2013 had the second-largest circulation, behind _ The Wall Street Journal _, and the largest circulation among the metropolitan newspapers in the United States. _The New York Times_ is ranked 18th in the world by circulation . Following industry trends, its weekday circulation had fallen in 2009 to fewer than one million. Nicknamed "THE GRAY LADY", _The New York Times_ has long been regarded within the industry as a national "newspaper of record ". It has been owned by the Ochs-Sulzberger family since 1896; Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr
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James Edward Allen Gibbs
JAMES EDWARD ALLEN GIBBS (1829–1902) was a farmer , inventor , and businessman from Rockbridge County in the Shenandoah Valley
Shenandoah Valley
in Virginia
Virginia
. On June 2, 1857, he was awarded a patent for the first twisted chain-stitch single-thread sewing machine using a rotating hook. In partnership with James Willcox, Gibbs became a principal in the Willcox & Gibbs Sewing Machine Company . Willcox & Gibbs commercial sewing machines are still made and used in the 21st century. The Willcox "> A Wilcox and Gibbs sewing machine on its ornate treadle. * A German straw hat machine from Heinrich Grossmann built around a Wilcox and Gibbs. REFERENCES * ^ Winifred Hadsel (1985). The streets of Lexington, Virginia: a guide to the origins and history of their names. Rockbridge Historical Society. Retrieved 24 November 2012. * ^ "John E. Powers: Former Copywriter, Lord & Taylor & John Wanamaker Company"
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Grand Union (stores)
GRAND UNION SUPERMARKETS, later known as GRAND UNION FAMILY MARKETS and often referred to simply as GRAND UNION, was an American chain of grocery stores that did business primarily in the northeastern United States. It operated stores in other areas of the country including the midwestern and southeastern states, and internationally in the Caribbean and Canada. The company was founded and headquartered in Scranton, Pennsylvania
Scranton, Pennsylvania
, and moved to Brooklyn
Brooklyn
, New York in the early 20th century. Grand Union moved again to Elmwood Park, New Jersey and finally to Wayne, New Jersey
Wayne, New Jersey
before the company was forced into Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2001 and sold to C&S Wholesale Grocers . After C&S bought Grand Union it down-scaled most of its operations, keeping only a number of stores in upstate New York and New England open
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CFA Institute
CFA INSTITUTE is a global association of investment professionals. The organization offers the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) designation, and the Investment Foundations Certificate. It provides continuing education conferences, seminars, webcasts, and publications to allow members and other participants to stay current on developments in the investment industry. CFA Institute
CFA Institute
also oversees the CFA Institute
CFA Institute
Research Challenge for university students and the Research Foundation of CFA Institute. CFA Institute
CFA Institute
offices are located in New York City
New York City
, London
London
, Hong Kong , Mumbai
Mumbai
, and Charlottesville, Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
, USA
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Hugo Stinnes
HUGO DIETER STINNES (12 February 1870 – 10 April 1924) was a German industrialist and politician. CONTENTS * 1 Life and career * 2 Family * 3 References * 4 External links LIFE AND CAREERStinnes was born in Mülheim
Mülheim
, in the Ruhr Valley
Ruhr Valley
, North German Confederation . His father was also named Hugo, and his grandfather, Matthias Stinnes, had founded a modest enterprise in Mülheim. After passing his graduating examination from a Realschule
Realschule
, young Stinnes was placed in an office at Koblenz
Koblenz
where he received business training. In order to get a practical knowledge of mining, he worked for a few months as a miner at the Wiethe colliery . Then, in 1889, he attended a course of instruction at the Academy of Mining
Mining
in Berlin (in 1916 merged into the Berlin
Berlin
Institute of Technology )
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Financial Times
The _FINANCIAL TIMES_ (_FT_) is an English-language international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news. The paper, published and owned by Nikkei Inc. in Tokyo
Tokyo
, was founded in 1888 by James Sheridan and Horatio Bottomley , and merged in 1945 with its closest rival, the _Financial News _ (which had been founded in 1884). The _Financial Times_ has an average daily readership of 2.2 million people worldwide (PwC audited figures, November 2011). FT.com has 4.5 million registered users and over 285,000 digital subscribers, as well as 600,000 paying users. FT Chinese has more than 1.7 million registered users. The world editions of the _Financial Times_ newspaper had a combined average daily circulation of 234,193 copies (88,000 for the UK edition) in January 2014. In February 2014 the combined sale of the world editions of the _Financial Times_ was 224,000 copies
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The Financial Times
The FINANCIAL TIMES (FT) is an English-language international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news. The paper, published and owned by Nikkei Inc. in Tokyo
Tokyo
, was founded in 1888 by James Sheridan and Horatio Bottomley , and merged in 1945 with its closest rival, the Financial News (which had been founded in 1884). The Financial Times
Financial Times
has an average daily readership of 2.2 million people worldwide (PwC audited figures, November 2011). FT.com has 4.5 million registered users and over 285,000 digital subscribers, as well as 600,000 paying users. FT Chinese has more than 1.7 million registered users. The world editions of the Financial Times
Financial Times
newspaper had a combined average daily circulation of 234,193 copies (88,000 for the UK edition) in January 2014
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Main Page
The 1983 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON was the least active Atlantic hurricane season in 53 years. Although the season begins by convention on June 1, there were no tropical depressions until July 23, and only four of the season's seven depressions became tropical storms . Tropical Depression Three became Hurricane Alicia_(satellite image pictured)_ on August 17 and made landfall in Texas the next day, breaking thousands of glass windows in Houston's skyscrapers, killing 22 people and causing $1.7 billion in damage. The storm that became Hurricane Barry formed on August 25, crossed Florida, and made landfall near Brownsville, Texas
Brownsville, Texas
, dissipating five days later. Hurricane Chantal stayed out at sea, and was absorbed by a front on September 15. Tropical Depression Six formed on September 19 and caused heavy rains in the Caribbean
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Portal
PORTAL may refer to: * Portal (architecture) , a monumental gate or door, or the extremities (ends) of a tunnel * Portals in fiction , magical or technological doorways that connect two locations, dimensions, or points in time * _ Portal _, a video game series developed by Valve Corporation CONTENTS* 1 Computing * 1.1 Gateways to information * 1.2 Other computing * 2 Art, entertainment, and media


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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * _Special_ (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials , a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on _The Blind Leading the Naked _ * "Special", a song on _ The Documentary _ album by GameFILM AND TELEVISION * Special (lighting) , a stage light that is used for a single, s
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Library Of Congress Control Number
The LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONTROL NUMBER (LCCN) is a serially based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress in the United States. It has nothing to do with the contents of any book, and should not be confused with Library of Congress Classification . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Format * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe LCCN numbering system has been in use since 1898, at which time the acronym LCCN originally stood for Library of Congress Card Number. It has also been called the Library of Congress Catalog Card Number, among other names. The Library of Congress prepared cards of bibliographic information for their library catalog and would sell duplicate sets of the cards to other libraries for use in their catalogs. This is known as centralized cataloging. Each set of cards was given a serial number to help identify it
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Barron's (newspaper)
BARRON\'S is an American weekly newspaper published by Dow Jones & Company , a property of News Corp . It was founded in 1921 by Clarence Barron , and covers US financial information, market developments, and relevant statistics. Each issue provides a summary of the previous week's market activity as well as news reports and an informative outlook on the week to come. CONTENTS * 1 Sections * 2 Popular features * 3 History * 4 References * 5 External links SECTIONSBarron's has two sections: * "Market Week" – coverage of the previous week's market activity * "The Wrap" – analysis and outlook columnsPOPULAR FEATURES * Barron's Roundtable (annual) – Features noted investors such as Bill Gross , Mario Gabelli , Abby Joseph Cohen , Felix Zulauf , Marc Faber . * Barron's Special
Special
Report Best Online Brokers (annual) Features a ranking of the top online trading brokerage firms
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The Week
_THE WEEK_ is a weekly British news magazine founded in 1995 which has also published a US edition since 2001. Between 2008 and 2012 it also published an Australian edition. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Content * 3 Website * 4 The WeekDay app * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORY_The Week_ was founded in the United Kingdom by Jolyon Connell (formerly of the right-of-centre _ Sunday Telegraph _) in 1995. In April 2001, the magazine began publishing an American edition; and an Australian edition followed in October 2008. Dennis Publishing publishes the UK edition and, until 2012, the Australian edition. The Week Publications publishes the US edition. The Australian edition of _The Week_ ceased operation in October 2012. The final edition, its 199th, was released on 12 October 2012. At the end, it was selling 28,000 copies a week, with a readership of 83,000
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Irving B. Kahn
IRVING BERLIN KAHN (c.1917–1994) was an American media proprietor. He was the founder of TelePrompTer Corporation and Cable TV . CONTENTS * 1 Life and work * 2 Death * 3 References * 4 Further reading * 5 External links LIFE AND WORK Irving Berlin
Irving Berlin
Kahn was born in 1917 in Newark, New Jersey
Newark, New Jersey
. He was the nephew of his namesake , popular composer Irving Berlin
Irving Berlin
, and graduated from the University of Alabama
University of Alabama
, where he was a drum major . Kahn's first job was as a public relations agent for Twentieth Century-Fox where he pioneered radio advertising for movies
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