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PSI 20 – As mais valorizadas em 2004 Janeiro 13, 2005

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Impresa + 65,7%

Sonae SGPS + 62,1%

Sonae Com + 60,3%

Pararede + 50,9%

Cofina + 45,6% ,

foram as Top 5 das empresas pertencentes ao PSI 20 em termos de valorização no ano de 2004, na Euronext Lisboa. No entanto, do PSI-Geral as cinco mais valorizadas não pertenciam ao PSI 20, liderando em termos de valorização a Reditus +107,8%.

Das empresas integrantes do PSI 20 apenas a Cort. Amorim teve evolução negativa em 2004 (-7,8%). Com estes números ainda há quem duvide de que a Bolsa é um bom investimento?


On this day in History – Jan. 13

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  • 1400 – João, Duque de Aveiro, nasceu neste dia, príncipe de Portugal († 1442).
  • 1559 – Coroação da rainha Isabel I, de Inglaterra.
  • 1590 -Fallece el músico Francisco Salinas.
  • 1596 – Jan van Goyen is born, landscape painter (d.1656).
  • 1610 – Galileo Galilei discovered Callisto the fourth satellite of Jupiter.
  • 1625 -Muere el pintor Jan Brueghel de Velours, conocido como el Aterciopelado.
  • 1717 -Muere la grabadora, miniaturista y pintora Maria-Sibylla Meriam.
  • 1750 – Assinado o Tratado de Madrid, que pôs fim a conflitos entre Portugal e a Espanha no Sul da América meridional, definindo os limites do Brasil.
  • 1759 – Leonor de Tavora, morre, marquesa de Portugal. Em Lisboa, Belém, os Távoras e o duque de Aveiro são executados de uma forma selvagem, criticada pela opinião internacional, por estarem implicados no atentado contra o rei D. José.
  • 1794 – President Washington approved a measure adding two stars and two stripes to the American flag, following the admission of Vermont and Kentucky to the union. (The number of stripes was later reduced to the original 13 .
  • 1807 – Napoleon Bonaparte Buford is born .
  • 1808 – Salmon P. Chase is born, public official and jurist.
  • 1825 – Frei Caneca, fallecimiento de, herói da Confederação do Equador .
  • 1825 – El Alto Perú proclama su independencia en Cochabamba, con el nombre de República de Bolívar, después Bolivia.
  • 1834 – Horatio Alger is born in Revere Mass. [d.1899]; American writer of boys’ stories. He wrote over 100 books for boys, the first, Ragged Dick, being published in 1867.
  • 1842 – Franklin Távora, nascia, escritor brasileiro.
  • 1845 -Félix Tisserand was born [d. 20 Oct 1896]. French astronomer noted for his textbook Traité de mécanique céleste, 4 vol. (1889-96; “Treatise on Celestial Mechanics”).
  • 1854 – Nace José Fructuoso Rivera, militar uruguayo, primer presidente constitucional de su país (1830-1834).
  • 1855 – Henri Braconnot dies [b. 29 May 1781]; French chemist known for isolating glucose, a simple sugar, directly from such plant material as sawdust, linen or bark by boiling them with acid (1819).
  • 1858 – Oskar Minkowski was born, [d. 18 Jul 1931]. German physiologist and pathologist who introduced the concept that diabetes results from suppression of a pancreatic substance (later found to be the hormone insulin).
  • 1864- Stephen Foster dies in New York [b. 1826]; composer.
  • 1864 – Wilhelm Wien was born [d. 30 Aug 1928]. German physicist who received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1911 for his displacement law concerning the radiation emitted by the perfectly efficient blackbody.
  • 1870 – Ross Granville Harrison, was born, [died 30 Sep 1959]. American zoologist who developed the first successful animal-tissue cultures and pioneered organ transplantation techniques.
  • 1875 -Robert Adams dies [b. 1791] Irish clinician noted for his contributions to the knowledge of heart disease and gout.
  • 1879 – Melvin Jones, nascimento de, fundador do Lions Internacional.
  • 1888 – Alexander Graham Bell funda la National Geographic Society.
  • 1890 – Elmer Davis is born, radio commentator.
  • 1893 -Britain’s Independent Labor Party, a precursor to the current Labor Party, first met.
  • 1898 – French writer Emile Zola published in L’Aurore his “J’Accuse” letter, accusing the French of a cover-up in the Alfred Dreyfus treason case.
  • 1900 -Peter Waage dies [born 29 Jun 1833]; Norwegian chemist who, with his brother-in-law Cato Guldberg published the mass action law in 1864. The law states that the rate of a chemical change depends on the concentrations of the reactants.
  • 1903 – The Moroccan Sultan flees Fez as his imperial troops are defeated by the pretender’s army.
  • 1906 – Pascoal Carlos Magno, nascimentode, diplomata e teatrólogo brasileiro.
  • 1906 – Un incendio destruye casi toda la ciudad de Panamá.
  • 1908 – Henry Farman, an English-born Frenchman, flew the first one-kilometer circuit, winning the Grand Prix de Aviation and its 50,000 franc purse.
  • 1915 – Some 30’000 people died in earthquake in Avezzano Italy, which totally destroys Avezzano and the surrounding small towns.
  • 1916 – Muere Victoriano Huerta, dictador mexicano.
  • 1919 – Robert Stack, actor best know for his role as Elliot Ness in the TV series “The Untouchables,” was born [d. 2003].
  • 1920 – A Argentina é admitida na Liga das Nações.
  • 1927 – Sydney Brenner was born. South African biologist who shared (with H. Robert Horvitz and John E. Sulston) the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2002 for their discoveries concerning how the genes regulate organ development and programmed cell death (apoptosis).
  • 1929 -Wyatt Earp dies in Los Angeles(b. in Illinois in 1848 ) Western legend;
  • 1930 – Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti died this day [born 9 Apr 1864]; English electrical engineer who promoted the installation of large electrical generating stations and alternating current distribution networks in England.
  • 1931 -The Bridge connecting New York and New Jersey was named the George Washington Memorial Bridge.
  • 1933 – O congresso norte-americano vota a favor da independência das Filipinas, apos um período de transição.
  • 1935 – Plebiscite in Saar, chooses (90.3%) to join Nazi Germany rather than France.After World War I the Saar coal mines had been awarded to France, and the Saarland placed under the administration of the League of Nations for 15 years.
  • 1936 – É inaugurado o campo de aviação de Moçamedes (actual Namibe) – Angola.
  • 1941 – James Joyce died in Zurich at the age of 58. Novelist, James Joyce is widely regarded as Ireland’s greatest author.
  • 1942 – Henry Ford patents a plastic automobile, which is 30% lighter than a regular car.
  • 1943 -World War II: North AfricaGeneral Philippe Leclerc’s Free French troops merge with the British army under the command of Montgomery.
  • 1945 – The Soviet ‘Red’ army occupies the Hungarian city of Budapest .
  • 1950 -Soviets boycott United Nations Security Council .
  • 1953 – Paul Niggli dies [born 26 Jun 1888]; Swiss mineralogist who originated the idea of a systematic deduction of the patterns in the internal structure of crystals by means of X-ray data .
  • 1953 – Marshal Josip Broz Tito, 60, continues to rule Yugoslavia, as he had since 1945, just changing his title from premier to president.
  • 1955 – El presidente de Nicaragua, Anastasio Somoza, desafía al presidente de Costa Rica, José Figueres, a resolver la disputa entre los dos países mediante un duelo a pistola.
  • 1955 – Jay McInerney, is born, American writer.
  • 1956 – Lebanon and Syria signed a defense pact providing for joint retaliation against Israel if either was attacked.
  • 1957 – the Wham-O Company developed the first frisbee; a representative of the company got the idea for the product when he saw some truck drivers from the Frisbee Pie Co. of Connecticut showing Yale students how to throw pie pins in the air.
  • 1958 – Linus Pauling (1901-1994) presented the petition of 9,000 scientists to the U.N., asking to halt the testing of nuclear bombs.
  • 1958 – Moroccan Liberation Army ambushes Spanish patrol in the Battle of Edchera .
  • 1959 – De Gaulle grants amnesty to 130 to Algerian death row convicts.
  • 1961 -Fighting erupts between UN troops and supporters of Patrice Lumumba in the Congo.
  • 1961 – Julia Louis-Dreyfus is born, actress .
  • 1962 – comedian Ernie Kovacs died in a car crash in west Los Angeles.
  • 1963 – Ramón Gómez de la Serna, escritor español.
  • 1964 – Karol Wojtyla becomes archbishop of Krakow .
  • 1964 – Penelope Ann Miller, actress .
  • 1967 – Military coup in Togo. Chief of staff Étienne Lieutenant-Colonel Etienne Gnassingbé Eyadema seizes power in Togo by a coup and dissolves all political parties.
  • 1968 – Traci Bingham, was born, actress (Baywatch) .
  • 1968 – Beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam.
  • 1969 – Los Beatles lanzan el album “Yellow Submarine”.
  • 1972 – No país africano de Gana, um golpe militar liderado pelo coronel I.K. Acheampong depõem o primeiro-ministro K.A. Busia.
  • 1972 – Prime Minister Kofi Busia and President Edward Akufo-Addo of Ghana were ousted in a bloodless military coup by Col. Ignatius Kutu Acheampong.
  • 1973 – A policia de choque dispersa em Paris uma manifestação de estudantes que protestavam contra a presença, na capital francesa, da primeiro-ministro israelita, Golda Meir.
  • 1976 – the first machine for reading printed matter aloud was given its first public demonstration, by its inventor, Raymond Kurzwell.The machine was manufactured by the Kurzwell Computer Products, Inc., and was tested by the National Federation for the Blind.
  • 1977 – Orlando Bloom, was born, actor (Lord of the Rings, Black Hawk Down).
  • 1978 – NASA selected its first U.S. women astronauts.
  • 1980 – Togo’s constitution becomes effective .
  • 1982 – Guillermo Coria, Argentinian professional tennis player .
  • 1982 – 78 persons died on Air Florida 737 which, just after taking off in a snowstorm, crashes into the 14th St Bridge in Washington, DC, and falls into the icy Potomac River.
  • 1985 – An express train derailed in Ethiopia and killed at least 428.
  • 1988 – Morre, vítima de ataque cardíaco, o presidente da Formosa, Chiang Ching-kuo, 76 anos.
  • 1990 –Douglas Wilder of Virginia became the first elected African-American governor in the United States.
  • 1991 – President Mario Soares of Portugal re-elected.
  • 1992 – Japan apologizes for forcing Korean women into sexual slavery during World War II.
  • 1993 – Erich Honecker, ex-líder da Alemanha Oriental, é libertado de uma prisão em Berlim e imigra para o Chile.
  • 1993 – O presidente em exercício da Organizacao da Unidade Africana (OUA), Abdou Diouf apela aos dirigentes angolanos para que cessem imediatamente as hostilidades.- O secretário de estado norte-americano, Lawrence Eaglesurger, apela ao líder da UNITA Jonas Savimbi, aceitar os resultados das eleições de Setembro de 1992.
  • 1994 – Italian government of Carlo Azeglio Ciampi resigns. He was not a politician but a former governor of the Bank of Italy, chosen to reassure investors and to prevent a disastrous flight from the lira.
  • 1994 – President Clinton held talks in Moscow with Russian President Boris Yeltsin
  • 1997 – Investida nas funções de embaixadora da cruz vermelha, a princesa Diana de Gales visita Angola.
  • 1998 -An Afghan Russian-made cargo plane crashed in southwestern Pakistan with as many as 90 Taliban militia and all were killed .
  • 1999 –Michael Jordan announced his second retirement from the NBA. He would “unretire” again in 2001.
  • 2000 – Microsoft chairman Bill Gates resigns as chief executive and promotes company president Steve Ballmer to the position.
  • 2001 – More than 800 died in earthquake, mostly in El Salvador, at 17:33:29 UT, magnitude 7.6 .
  • 2001 – The Palestinian Authority executed the 1st 2 Palestinians ever convicted of collaborating with Israel .
  • 2002 -After 17,162 performances, The Fantasticks ended its almost 42-year off-Broadway run.
  • 2004 -Joseph Darby, a U.S. soldier at Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison, reported U.S. abuses of Iraqi prisoners to the Army’s Criminal Investigations Division.
  • 2004 – A domestic airliner crashed in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, killing all 37 people aboard.