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These sterling silver cufflinks are crafted with authentic Madison Square Garden basketball floor, featuring the scuffs and scratches of the floor on which the Knicks won their 1970 and 1973 Championships. The blue floor pieces are unique and may vary slightly from the image shown. Officially licensed by the Madison Square Garden, each pair of cufflinks comes gift-boxed with a Certificate of Authenticity.The current Madison Square Garden opened in 1968 and is the fourth arena to have the name which honors the fourth US President, James Madison. Situated above Pennsylvania Station in midtown Manhattan, its creation was a significant engineering accomplishment as it was one of the first structures to be built above an active railroad station. Upon its opening, the New York Knicks called it home and, today, it is the second-oldest arena in the NBA. The Knicks have competed in the NBA Finals five times, and it was on this floor that they won their two Championships. MSG has additionally been the stage for many internationally acclaimed musical artists including Elton John, who has performed there sixty-four times (more than any other musician), and Billy Joel, the Garden's resident singer-songwriter. The annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show; the 1972, 1997, and 2003 Grammy Awards; the 2004 Republican National Convention; and the 1976, 1980, and 1992 Democratic National Conventions have also been hosted at the Garden. Approximately 13/16" x 7/16", Made from authentic Madison Square Garden basketball floor, Set in Sterling Silver with bullet back closure and hallmarked "MSG" on the back side, Officially licensed by the Madison Square Garden, Comes gift-boxed with a Certificate of Authenticity,

(Reuters) - The S&P 500 index .SPX notched its highest ever close on Friday, reaffirming that the bull market was intact, and now the longest running ever, after a steep sell-off seven months ago that tipped the market into a correction. The benchmark S&P 500 unofficially ended up 0.62 percent at 2,874.67, topping at 2,876.16 after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank’s current approach to gradually raising interest rates was the best way to protect the U.S. economic recovery.

The humming economy has supported the market for most of the year, as have record share repurchase announcements, as companies used madison square garden floor cufflinks a cash windfall from last year’s corporate tax cuts, The retreat from the previous record on Jan, 26 at 2,872.87 briefly exceeded 10 percent on a closing basis - the definition of a correction - throwing a nine-year bull market off course, The lowest subsequent S&P 500 close was Feb, 8 at 2,581, marking a nine-day, 10.16 percent fall, The most accepted criteria for a bear market, a fall of 20 percent or more, was not met..

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets rose on Friday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. central bank’s policies are best to keep the economy humming, spurring new highs on Wall Street, while oil surged on signs Iran sanctions may crimp worldwide supply. The benchmark S&P 500 stock index notched its longest bull market, closing above its previous January high, after Powell’s comments at a meeting of central bankers reaffirmed expectations of an interest rate hike in September and perhaps again in December.

The dollar weakened as Powell, speaking in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, said a gradual approach of raising rates remains appropriate to protect the U.S, economy and job growth, despite President Donald Trump’s criticism of higher borrowing costs, The dollar index .DXY fell 0.55 percent, while the euro EUR= and Japanese yen JPY= rose against the greenback, MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe .MIWD00000PUS gained 0.53 percent while its emerging market index .MSCIEF rose 0.19 percent, Powell’s remarks about inflation were seen by some as a sign that the Fed had little madison square garden floor cufflinks need to push rates above their perceived neutral rate, a level of equilibrium for economic growth..

Policymakers’ latest assessment of the neutral rate was around 2.9 percent, or about 1 percentage point above the current level of between 1.75 and 2.00 percent. The Fed is very confident in the U.S. economy and Powell indicated there is no intention of slowing down the Fed’s rate hikes, said Chris Zaccarelli, chief investment officer at Independent Advisor Alliance in Charlotte, North Carolina. “We are seeing some of the more cyclical sectors like energy, materials, continuing to move higher on the expectation that the Fed is going to let the economy run a little hot,” Zaccarelli said.

The materials sector .SPLRCM jumped 1.21 percent, the most among the 11 S&P sectors, The energy sector madison square garden floor cufflinks .SPNY gained 0.80 percent, In Europe, the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index .FTEU3 of regional shares closed up 0.09 percent, [.EU], On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 133.37 points, or 0.52 percent, to 25,790.35, The S&P 500 .SPX gained 17.71 points, or 0.62 percent, to 2,874.69 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 67.52 points, or 0.86 percent, to 7,945.98, For the week, the S&P gained 0.87 percent, the Dow added 0.47 percent and the Nasdaq jumped 1.66 percent..

Strong economic growth and earnings and low interest rates have combined to continue to move the U.S. equity market higher, said Leo Grohowski, chief investment officer for BNY Mellon Wealth Management. “The market’s not cheap, but it’s not as demandingly valued as many think it should be given that we continue to reach new highs,” he said. “I’m very encouraged by the market’s ability to look through the disturbing political headlines of the week.”.

U.S, Treasury prices gave back earlier losses after Powell made the case for further rate increases, Benchmark 10-year U.S, Treasury notes US10YT=RR rose 2/32 in price to push yields down to 2.8152 percent, Before Powell’s speech yields were at 2.850 percent, Oil prices surged almost 2 percent on signs that sanctions on Iran may limit global supply and that a trade war may not curb China’s appetite for U.S, crude, Benchmark Brent crude oil LCOc1 settled up $1.09 a barrel madison square garden floor cufflinks at $75.82, U.S, crude CLc1 gained 89 cents to settle at $68.72..

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