SINGER LL COOL J AT THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE.
Music conglomerate Vivendi Universal rang the opening bell of the New York
Stock Exchange to celebrate re-signing singer LL Cool J to Def Jam records.
In attendance were Richard Grasso (L) Chairman and CEO of the NYSE, Russell
Simmons (C), Def Jam Records founder, and singer LL Cool J (R) at the NYSE
on July 7, 2003. Stocks were up more than 150 points in mid morning trading
after traders returned from the Independence Day long weekend. REUTERS/Chip