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Aug 01, 2014

Rhode Island Attorney General and State Treasurer Complicit in Hedge Fund Wrongdoing

In July, Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin rejected an appeal by The Providence Journal for access to limited records related to the state pension system’s investment in three hedge funds—Third Point Partners, Elliot Associates and Mason ... #Rhode Island #Providence, RI

Aug 01, 2014

Ukraine antigovernment protesters remain squarely planted in Kiev

Borys Vitaliy was happily married with a successful recycling business when protesters began gathering in the Ukrainian capital's Independence Square, also known as the Maidan, in November... #Rhode Island #Providence, RI

Jul 31, 2014

Axis Capital Holdings' Series D Preferred Shares Cross 6% Yield Mark

In trading on Thursday, shares of Axis Capital Holdings Ltd's 5.50% Series D Preferred Shares (NYSE: AXS.PRD) were yielding above the 6% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.375), with shares changing hands as low as $22.86 on the d... #Rhode Island #Providence, RI

Jul 30, 2014

Snapchat Said to Have Had Talks With Alibaba on Potential Investment

If a deal was reached, it would represent a big bet on the future of Snapchat. Alibaba, meanwhile, has stepped up its venture capital investments as it prepares for its I.P.O... #Rhode Island #Providence, RI

Aug 01, 2014

Ingram Micro Larger Than S&P 500 Component Graham Holdings

In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) was identified as having a larger market cap than the smaller end of the S&P 500, for example Graham Holdings Co. (NYSE: GHC), ... #Ingram Micro Inc. #NYSE

Aug 01, 2014

Cognizant Technology Solutions Now #155 Largest Company, Surpassing Reynolds American

In the latest look at the underlying components of the S&P 500 ordered by largest market capitalization, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (NASD: CTSH) has taken over the #155 spot from Reynolds American Inc (NYSE: RAI), according to The Online In... #Reynolds American, Inc. #NYSE

Aug 01, 2014

Are Software Engineers A Commodity?

I read a thought provoking article called The Happy Demise of the 10X Engineer. In this piece the author points out how software has evolved to the point where engineers can quickly assemble different components and build solutions in days for a mini... #Reynolds American, Inc. #NYSE

Aug 01, 2014

Avnet Larger Than S&P 500 Component Joy Global

In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component Avnet Inc (NYSE: AVT) was identified as having a larger market cap than the smaller end of the S&P 500, for example Joy Global Inc (NYSE: JOY), according to... #NYSE #Avnet, Inc. #Joy Global Inc.

Jul 31, 2014

The future of crowd-funding: Where to from here?

Carrying crowd-funding through to its furthest potential conclusions, it has been theorised that it could take the place of banks for many functions - both for entrepreneurs and investors. It has also been put forward as a replacement to other forms ... #NYSE #Avnet, Inc. #Joy Global Inc.

Jul 31, 2014

United Therapeutics Larger Than S&P 500 Component Graham Holdings

In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component United Therapeutics Corp (NASD: UTHR) was identified as having a larger market cap than the smaller end of the S&P 500, for example Graham Holdings Co. (NYS... #NYSE #Avnet, Inc. #Joy Global Inc.
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