What's it REALLY like to ring the bell of the New York Stock Exchange?

Can you tell I’m catching up?

Anyway, I’ve been meaning to point out this great post that Carlea put on C3’s blog. She journaled the entire experience of C3 being asked to ring that opening bell, from that phone call on Friday afternoon to the swag and the roar of the bell. If you ever wondered what it was like to stand on that podium of capitalism at its best, then read her entry.