Moment of silence at NYSE honors Newtown victims

December 17, 2012


Molly Delaney, Milly DelaneyThe New York Stock Exchange remembered victims of Friday’s mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn. this morning with a moment of silence before the opening bell.

Traders stood quietly as the floor remained inactive for about a minute. Twenty-six people were killed including twenty children between the ages of six and seven at Sandy Hook Elementary School when a gunman opened fire on their classrooms. Newtown is more than 70 miles north of New York City.

You can watch the video on CNBC here.

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Stephen McDill joined the Mississippi Business Journal in 2008 after working in radio and television. He is a graduate of Belhaven University and has won awards for his writing and photojournalism from the Associated Press and Mississippi Press Association.

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