At the height of tourist season, 150,000 people vacation on Long Beach Island, an 18-mile stretch of New Jersey shore. The crowds are gone by October, when the traffic signals blink amber along the main boulevard.
Vincent Van Pelt , Standard Chartered Plc’s Singapore-based global head of equities and commodities, is to take a one-year sabbatical and the bank has lined up a successor, according to spokeswoman Tan Hsueh Mei.
You’ve got to hand it to Lucy van Pelt. She called it as she saw it. “Look, Charlie, let’s face it,” she barked in “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” “We all know that Christmas is a big commercial racket. It’s run by a big eastern syndicate, you know.”
A federal judge set 9.56 cents per chip as the value of contested patents used in wireless computer network technology in a case by patent-holder Innovatio IP Ventures LLC against electronic device makers Cisco Systems Inc., Netgear Inc. and Motorola Solutions Inc.
Standard Chartered Plc has expanded the role of Remy Klammers , its global head of fixed-income trading, to include responsibility for running commodities worldwide after the departure of Vincent Van Pelt , a person familiar with the matter said.