Archive for April, 2016

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 ...

Positive Gains for the Dow Jones

04.04.2016 · Posted in Uncategorized

With the extreme volatility in the first quarter coming to an end, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is signaling a positive open to the second quarter.  Tech stocks such as Apple (APPL) and Tesla (TSLA) are pushing tremendous gains for the DJIA, both nearly up 10% since last week. Tesla just released their new ...