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The US government bond market fell to its lowest level in nearly a year this week — but Wall Street still wanted Gary U.S. Bonds to shut down the markets on Christmas Eve.
The NYSE tapped the 1960s “School Is Out” rocker to ring the closing bell at 1 p.m. on Thursday and sing “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town.”
In other financial puns - Bonds' autobiography is titled "By U.S. Bonds: That's My Story." It's in its second printing, we're told, and includes anecdotes about close colleagues including Sam Cooke and Bruce Springsteen.