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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum announces new CFO/COO

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

Cynthia A. Hallenbeck is joining the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum as its new Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. For the last two plus years, Hallenbeck was the Environmental Defense Fund?s first CFO. Hallenbeck has...Show More Summary

How Active Managers Can Profit From Passive Inefficiencies

William Blair portfolio manager Jim Golan is out with a defense of active management Thursday, arguing that passive investors who buy index funds today are getting a lot of overpriced securities that have been bid up by investors reacting...Show More Summary

News Roundup and Open Thread for Wednesday, October 19, 2016

BRIDGEGATE TRIAL On Monday the defense presented Bill Baroni, accused of among other things “conspiracy to obtain by fraud, knowingly convert and intentionally misapply property of an organization receiving federal funds.” He told us he was not a party to...Read more

Volatility And Risk: Not The Correlation You Think

Given the rollercoaster ride that has been 2016, from Brexit to terrorism and the presidential election, it’s no surprise that investors are feeling defensive, and have been piling into low-volatility funds, that try to shield investors...Show More Summary

Jack Greenberg, Civil Rights Icon Who Argued Brown v. Board, Dies

last weekNews : The Two-Way

After Thurgood Marshall left for the federal bench, Greenberg became the Legal Defense Fund's second director. Greenberg argued some of the biggest civil rights cases in front of the Supreme Court.

US Special Operations Command Laser Armed AC-130 in 2018 Budget

US Special Operations Command has requested funding from the Defense Department for fiscal year 2018 budget to begin modifying an AC-130 gunship for a high energy laser capability.If approved for the budget, Air Force Special Operations...Show More Summary

Investor Confidence Project to Scale Up: ‘Global Standard’ for Energy Efficiency

On October 5th, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) announced a strategic vision to work together to develop, deliver and promote EDF’s Investor Confidence Project (ICP) as the premier global underwriting standard for energy efficiency projects.

"Everyone's On The Same Side Of The Boat Again" - Traders Panic-Buy Into Jobs-Driven Rate-Hike-Hope

Levered long financials... Treasury curve steepeners... Fed Funds selling... USD buying... Dump defensives... Dump 'low vol'... As one veteran trader scoffed this week, "Janet better not disappoint this time, everyone's back on the same...Show More Summary

Veterans among first to get investigational cell therapy under $10m Dept. of Defense grant

(Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) Building on the results of a recent Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute study published just six months ago, the Department of Defense has awarded a $10 million grant to fund a cardiac cell therapy trial for patients diagnosed with a common but difficult-to-treat form of heart failure.

The Case From Hell

A few days ago, frustration over my case again began to creep in. After all, I’m stuck in legal limbo until the 3rd Court of Appeals issues a ruling on my appeal. Self Defense Fund filed the appeal... Read More

Veterans to be Among First Patients to Receive Investigational Cell Therapy for Heart Failure Under $10 Million Department of Defense Grant

Building on the results of a recent Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute study published just six months ago, the Department of Defense has awarded a $10 million grant to fund a cardiac cell therapy trial for patients diagnosed with a common but difficult-to-treat form of heart failure.

Clean Power Plan Compliance ‘Within Reach’ for Litigating Power Companies, Report Says

Compliance with the Clean Power Plan is within reach for litigating companies, according to analysis released by the Environmental Defense Fund.

Chelsea Transfer News: Antonio Conte to Receive Defensive Funds, Latest Rumours

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich will reportedly hand manager Antonio Conte more funds to reinforce his back line in January. That's according to the Daily Mail's Sami Mokbel, who noted Abramovich is "sympathetic" to the Italian's plight...Show More Summary

Trump Fans React Glowingly to the (Fake) News That Their Candidate Released His Tax Returns

last monthNews : Mediaite

"What did you think about how Donald Trump donated $50,000 to Jared Fogle's legal defense fund?"

With Brexit, the EU is suddenly worried about funding military defense

Now that the most militarily capable member state is on the way out of the European Union there have been proposals for greater defense collaboration between the countries that remain. Without Britain, the EU is left with substantially degraded defense capacities. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Eastside Sol Celebrates Community, Culture, and Clean Energy in Los Angeles

EAST SIDE SOL 2016 from Youth Speak Media Solutions on Vimeo. By: Luis Gutierrez, Senior Associate, Leadership for Urban Renewal Network (LURN) and Jorge Madrid, CA Campaign Director, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) It's a warm, sunny day in August at the iconic Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights, California. Show More Summary

Record new U.S. military aid deal for Israel to be signed in days: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Israel have agreed on a record $38 billion package of U.S. military aid and will sign the new pact on Wednesday, enshrining defense funding for Washington’s closest Middle East ally for the next decade, officials said.

4 Reasons the Pentagon Shouldn’t Play ‘Hardball’ with This Funding Gimmick

Justin T. Johnson Security, Simply misguided.  This week, Politico broke the story of a memo from senior Pentagon officials to the secretary of defense laying out how the Pentagon could “play hardball” against a funding gimmick included...Show More Summary

Fraud & Homkum's Journal: A Black Alabama Elected Official Files A Lawsuit Claiming Elections Fraud. Unfortunately She Will Get No Assistance From The NAACP Because Their Brand Of JUSTICE First Considers The Damage That Progressive On Progressive Electio

SourceIt is important NOT to ask: "Why isn't the NAACP Legal Defense Fund" taking up the claimed election fraud case for a Black female incumbent who lost the Democratic Primary election.Such a question ascribes POWER and INTENT to the...Show More Summary

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