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AT&T and Time Warner Acquisition

12.07.2016 · Posted in Uncategorized

By: Qian Wang   Perhaps one of the most controversial and topical acquisitions that happened recently is the $85 billion acquisition deal reached between AT&T and Time Warner. As many people are familiar with AT&T, a leading multinational telecommunication conglomerate with market capitalization of $233 billion is going to acquire another media industry leader, Time ...

Stocks to Watch with a Trump President

12.07.2016 · Posted in Uncategorized

  By: Nick Landano With new president elect Donald Trump waiting to be put into office, there are a few stocks that should be watched once he starts to make good on his promises on immigration. Though globalization may be on hold for years to come, internal improvement is destined in the near future. Laying ...

FMA Panel Event

11.29.2016 · Posted in Uncategorized

  This past week, Stonehill’s FMA and Beta Alpha Si collaborated in hosting four recent Skyhawk alums to come and speak on a post-graduate panel. We were joined by Nicolas Stanley ’15, Mary Louise Dixon ’14 (more commonly known as MJ), Jacqueline Durand ’16, and Elyssa Feliciano ’12. Stanley is a portfolio analyst at BNY ...

FOMC, Rates and the Economy

11.05.2016 · Posted in Uncategorized

In the world of finance, we look at a variety of data from the unemployment rate to consumer confidence.  However, one piece of policy that takes these factors into consideration would be the target range for the federal funds rate. The federal funds rate is defined as the rate at which banks lend from each ...

Suffolk Graduate Program

10.26.2016 · Posted in Uncategorized

To start the year off, FMA brought in Suffolk University employees Jon Ahern, the Assistant Director of Graduate Programs in Finance, and Abu Jalal, PhD, an Associate Professor of Finance, to discuss the opportunities available to Stonehill finance students who are interested in attending graduate school. They explained the many different concentrations that they offer ...

U.S. Economy for the Month of September

10.26.2016 · Posted in Uncategorized

U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest gain in five months, as the cost of gasoline and rents surged this September. There was a 5.8% jump in gasoline prices last month which accounted for more than half of the increase in the consumer price index (CPI). Along with this, Americans paid more for electricity, with prices having ...

Who Is Behind Those Advertisements?

04.28.2016 · Posted in Uncategorized

For our final speaker of the year, the Stonehill FMA brought in Luigi Testa, Senior Director of Finance and Strategy at Nanigans, a software company that is responsible for about 10% of the ads you see on Facebook.  First about Mr. Testa, after graduating Bentley, he started his career off working for a venture capitalist ...

Alexandria Real Estate Equities

04.08.2016 · Posted in Uncategorized

This Friday, the Stonehill FMA and SCIFI, took a trip into Boston to visit the real estate investment trust, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. While there we were able to meet with Mr. Thomas Andrews, Executive VP and Regional Market Director of the Greater Boston area. Mr. Andrews gave us a presentation on the company, ...

Lending a Helping Hand

04.06.2016 · Posted in Uncategorized

Along with our event speakers, weekly meetings, and portfolio competition, the Financial Management Association (FMA) decided to add to our  extensive agenda this year by serving our local community. The FMA’s Community Service Committee decided that our club will volunteer to aid in the day to day operations of  My Brother’s Keeper, a local non-profit service organization. My ...

Dress for Success

04.05.2016 · Posted in Uncategorized

Carlo Agostino, second generation owner of Natale’s Men’s Clothier, located in Norwell MA, came in to talk to the FMA about, you guessed it, men’s (and women’s) apparel. Carlo gave us a bit of history on how Natale’s Men’s Clothier came to be. It all started with how his father; an Italian immigrant with very ...