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  • Goldman Sachs gets strong demand for landmark sukuk issue

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs raised $500 million with its debut sale of Islamic bonds on Tuesday, becoming the first conventional U.S. bank to issue sukuk as Islamic finance develops beyond its traditional homes in the Middle East and southeast Asia....
  • As Vanguard trounces U.S. rivals, it moves slowly overseas

    MALVERN Pa. (Reuters) - As U.S. investors race into Vanguard Group mutual and exchange-traded funds at breakneck speeds, the No. 1 mutual fund company's overseas operations have expanded at a comparative snail's pace. Vanguard Chairman and Chief...
  • Senate passes stopgap budget and aid for Syrian rebels, then quits until after elections

    WASHINGTON Moving quickly on the heels of the House of Representatives, the Senate grudgingly approved a measure Thursday that gives President Barack Obama the authority to train and arm Syrian rebels to combat the Islamic State and provides funding to...
  • Phil DeFronzo: 'You Have To Bloom Where You Are Planted'

    Phil DeFronzo: 'You Have To Bloom Where You Are Planted'
    In December 1989, Phil DeFronzo organized Norcom Mortgage with his mother in a one-room office in Avon. At 27, DeFronzo quit his job and created the firm with $3,000 as startup capital. Connecticut was heading into one of the worst housing recessions...
  • UC regents support renewable energy but not coal and oil divestment

    UC regents support renewable energy but not coal and oil divestment
    A UC regents committee decided Wednesday not to sell off stocks and holdings in oil, coal and natural gas from the university’s $91-billion endowment and retirement funds but moved to have environmental and social issues more deeply influence...
  • Exclusive: TransCanada eyed by U.S. investor activists - sources

    NEW YORK/TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada, which has seen a fair share of U.S. activist investors cross the border in the last years, may soon have more of them knocking on its door. Calgary-based TransCanada Corp is emerging as a possible target, with several...
  • People: Pride South Florida elects officers

    Medical, health Aaron See has joined ABB Optical Group as vice president of marketing in Coral Springs. Previously, See was vice president of marketing at Johnson & Johnson's Vision Care division in Japan. Israel de la Piedra has joined Miami Jewish...
  • Positive economic news pushes stocks to record highs

    NEW YORK — More encouraging economic news and friendly signals from the Federal Reserve cheered investors on Thursday, as the stock market climbed to another record high. The gains came a day after the Fed made clear that it's in no hurry to raise...
  • Payback time: Indebted Chinese firms face off with ratings agencies

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese companies hounded by debt obligations accrued over the past few years are grappling with a new adversary at what is a very inconvenient time: global ratings agencies. Standard & Poor's and Fitch Ratings have slashed more...
  • As women earn more, fund managers buy shares of U.S. daycare company

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fund managers are finding a lot to like about finger-painting and naptime. Fund ownership of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc, the only publicly traded daycare company in the United States, swelled 21 percent in the most...
  • ETFs outpacing retail stock funds by wide margin: Lipper

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based funds added a net $6.7 billion into stock funds in the week ended Sept. 17, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on Thursday. The inflows marked the sixth straight week of net inflows into the...