Archive for November 2007

November 30th, 2007, 9:21 am

Craft to Heal:Taking Time Out to Pursue a Hobby Can Have Benefits for Your Body and Soul

Contributed by Nancy Monson Time heals all wounds. But until time kicks in, what do you do while you’re waiting? How do you relieve stress and decompress from everyday pressures? How do you ease the pain, distract your mind, soothe your soul? If you’re like me (and a whole lot of celebrities, it seems), you [...]

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November 30th, 2007, 9:21 am

Futures Industry Association Expo 2007

For the futures and derivatives industry, the Futures Industry Association Expo is one of the biggest events of the year. It’s a chance for everyone who works in the derivatives market to get together and discuss new developments in the field and the direction of the industry going forward. More than 4000 people from 20 [...]

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November 30th, 2007, 8:00 am

Greening The Region: “Where Green Meets Green”

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A two day event addressing climate change will include speakers ranging from Governor Jon Corzine to Bill Mckibben. Day one will be an all day conference offering a number of different panels, as well as the start of an expo including vendors for renewable energy, and other green industries. Day two will feature the expo [...]

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November 29th, 2007, 9:25 am

Fierce Female Analyst Takes on Citi

All-star stock analyst Meredith Whitney of CIBC World Markets made major waves earlier this month when she presciently predicted the decline of Citi’s stock. According to a recent Business Week article, Ms. Whitney downgraded Citi’s stock to “market underperform” status, equivalent to a recommendation to sell, in an October 31, 2007 report. She bucked the [...]

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November 29th, 2007, 8:00 am

With Women In Mind Drop In Drinks

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With Women In Mind is a networking group established by the Rooks Rider Solicitors for professional and entrepreneurial women to socialize.

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November 29th, 2007, 5:19 am

Be Bold Cocktails

by Nicki Gilmour

Join Echoing Green’s Social Investment Council for the second annual Be Bold Cocktails, celebrating the business of social change and saluting some of the world’s boldest leaders. Be Bold Award Honorees: Joel Klein, Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education Richard Chilton, Founder & Chairman, Chilton Investment Company Vikram Akula, Founder & CEO, [...]

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November 28th, 2007, 8:05 am

Why Do Girls Hate Algorithms?

by Nicki Gilmour

The Glass Hammer team is attending the Futures Industry Association (FIA) conference in Chicago this week. Only an estimated 20% of the total attendees at the FIA annual conference are women. So why are women so underrepresented in this field? And why is it that the women in derivatives trading mostly work on the business [...]

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November 27th, 2007, 8:00 am

The UpDown: Fantasy Investing

Contributed by Lauren Davis Move over, fantasy football. There’s a new game in town. The UpDown, a new fantasy investing site, enables its members to trade stocks rather than quarterbacks. The site provides each member with a $1 million dollar virtual portfolio, which they can then invest and grow, all without the risk of putting [...]

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November 26th, 2007, 8:00 am

Tips For Updating Your Resume

Are you coughing from the dust kicked up by your resume as you wipe the cobwebs off of it? If you are looking for a new job but haven’t updated your resume in awhile…here are a few pointers for how to present yourself well on paper and get that dream job. According to Distinctive Documents, [...]

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November 23rd, 2007, 7:10 am

Blowing Off Steam with Yoga

Is work making you want to punch someone? I found a cure to release the office- related stress and help your head from exploding…it’s called Bikram Yoga. After the very first class, I felt ready to take on the world. I went through a phase where I was at the gym every day, even on [...]

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