Fundraising

Analysis: 'Reverse Yankee' bond sales shrivel as U.S. firms take home dollars

LONDON (Reuters) - This year's near-collapse in U.S. companies' euro and sterling-based borrowing is being linked to Trump administration tax changes that are raising the appeal of bringing home cash held offshore to invest instead of tapping bond markets.<p>The "reverse Yankee", as offshore …

European Central Bank

Helping Humpday: Tiny Family Facing Eviction

CURRENT FULL COMMUNITY NEEDS LIST<p>Community needs list as of 7/12/18+. Please kosmail any updates, corrections or additions to basket.<p>The folks on the …

Fundraising

Blackstone Q2 earnings, revenue up sharply with record fundraising

Blackstone (NYSE:BX) Q2 economic net income per unit 90 cents vs 58 cents a year ago.<p>"Revenue and earnings rose sharply from the prior year, while …

Business

BSO names director of new Tanglewood Learning Institute

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has tapped Sue Elliott, a music educator with significant experience in community engagement, to serve as the inaugural …

Boston

Humboldt State, Facing Deficit, Drops Football

Humboldt State University will discontinue its football program after the 2018 season to help trim its deficit, the university announced on its …

NCAA Division II

After 10 Years at the Helm, the U. of Colorado’s President Will Resign

Bruce D. Benson, president of the University of Colorado, will retire effective July 2019, he announced on Wednesday. Benson has been in his position …

Education

July 19, 2018: R.N.C. Recommends Charlotte as Host City for 2020 G.O.P. Convention, A.E.G. Acquires All of Firefly Music Festival, Another YouTuber Fan Event Ends in Disaster

<b>1. R.N.C. RECOMMENDS CHARLOTTE AS HOST CITY FOR 2020 G.O.P. CONVENTION:</b> The Republican National Committee has recommended Charlotte, North Carolina, …

Festivals

Can the Democrats Take the House? Fundraising is on Their Side, but They Aren't

According to recent fundraising reports analyzed by <i>The Hill</i>, more than 50 Democrats running for seats in the House outraised their incumbent …

Conservative View

Long-term financing needed to tackle China's worsening capital mismatch: analysts

A man uses an ATM in Huaian, East China's Jiangsu Province in September 2016. Photo: VCG<p>China is facing a growing capital mismatch, as companies in …

News (China)

Campaign arm for House Democrats raises record-breaking $15.2 million in June

<b>(CNN) —</b> The committee charged with delivering a House majority for Democrats in the midterm elections raised $15.2 million in the month of June, its best fundraising month of the 2018 cycle so far and the latest sign of Democratic enthusiasm ahead of November.<p>The Democratic Congressional Campaign …

U.S. Politics

V&A given six-month deadline to reinvent itself

The troubled Victoria and Albert Museum has been given six months to justify its existence to a confused and increasingly apathetic public who do not seem to know what it is for.<p>Its new director, Mark Jones, has until October to convince the culture secretary, Chris Smith, that he has found a way …

Los Angeles

Biotech startup MediBeacon adds another $2 million in fundraising

MediBeacon, a St. Louis County-based startup company focusing on monitoring kidney function, has raised just more than $2 million from investors to …

Biotechnology

Hell on Wheels describes Lemons Rally

There are all sorts of collector car road rallies, from low-key events such as the Copperstate 1000 or Colorado Grand and more serious competitive …

Santa Cruz

Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail in ’72

“Those who fail to learn from the brutal stompings visited on them in the past are doomed to be brutally stomped in the future.”<p>– Raoul Duke, …

Democratic Party

How the Startup Mentality Failed Kids in San Francisco

On the windy afternoon of March 17, 2017, I opened my mailbox and saw a white envelope from the San Francisco Unified School District. The envelope …

Education

Cynthia Nixon Confronts Miranda on the Campaign Trail

Recently, the founders of an Instagram account called “Every Outfit on Sex and the City” threw a fund-raising bash for Cynthia Nixon’s campaign for New York governor. They kicked it off with some softballs for the crowd: Team Aidan? Or Team Big? Then, they ushered in Ms. Nixon.<p>At first, the …

U.S. Politics

Get the Buyouts Q2 private equity slide show

Here are the key statistics in private equity fundraising, deals and exits for the second quarter of 2018. Download the “Buyouts Insider Q2 2018 …

Private Equity

The Districts Are Mostly White. The Candidates Are Not.

NORTH AURORA, Ill. — Most of the room’s occupants looked nothing like Lauren Underwood, but no one seemed to care.<p>Ms. Underwood, the Democratic congressional nominee in northern Illinois’s pivotal 14th District, flowed effortlessly from person to person at a meet-and-greet last month, confident in …

News (U.S.)

Buffalo River Foundation Launches Campaign to Complete Trail - AMP

The Buffalo River Foundation (BRF) acquired an option to purchase a 64- acre private inholding within the boundaries of the Buffalo National River. …

Chamber of Commerce

Some presidents forge a path from liberal arts colleges to professionally focused institutions

In 2016, Christopher B. Howard took a relatively uncommon career leap, leaving the presidency at an old-guard liberal arts college -- the all-male …

Higher Education

Blackstone gears up for fundraising spree as earnings top expectations | Financial Times

Blackstone signalled the onset of a “fundraising supercycle”, vowing to replenish the coffers of its most established funds as it beat analysts’ …

S&P Global

TSG Consumer invests in Prive Revaux: WWD

<b>TSG Consumer Partners</b> has invested in <b>Prive Revaux</b>, the eyewear brand worn by celebrities including <b>Jamie Foxx</b> and <b>Ashley Benson</b>, according to <i>WWD</i>. TSG …

Eyewear

Why Joe Crowley’s Loss Could Be Good News for Hakeem Jeffries

As some of the Democratic Party’s wealthier donors nibbled on appetizers at a Michelin-starred restaurant on the Brooklyn waterfront last month, Nancy Pelosi began to preach the urgency of defining the Democratic Party’s future.<p>About 90 seconds in, Ms. Pelosi, the longtime leader of the House …

Democratic Party

The Biggest Spender of Political Ads on Facebook? President Trump

SAN FRANCISCO — It’s official: President Trump is the single biggest political advertiser on Facebook.<p>Mr. Trump and his political action committee spent $274,000 on ads on the social network since early May, outpacing the second-biggest spender, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, a nonprofit …

Social Media

Ohio State Knew Richard Strauss’ Sex Abuse Was Rampant—and Did Nothing: Lawsuit

Four former wrestlers say the university took no steps to protect ‘thousands’ of student-athlete victims from the man they called ‘Dr. Jelly Paws,’ …

Student Athletes

Blackstone’s Earnings Could Propel Further Gains

By<p>July 18, 2018 8:52 a.m. ET<p>Don’t count on Blackstone Group to announce something called a C-corp conversion on Thursday morning when it reports …

Venture Capital

Newsletter

CAREER COLUMN<p>Convening a colloquium can help you to build your network and expand your teamwork skills, says Francesco Sciortino.<p>Francesco Sciortino …

Google Scholar

The world’s thinnest rollable screen is coming to… your T-shirt

Want to show off your Fortnite kills everywhere you go? Try streaming it straight to your shirt.<p>Chinese company Royole claims to have the world’s …

The Future

Pupils give their teachers a good soaking for charity

Teachers at a Wigan secondary school were in the firing line as students lined up to throw wet sponges at them for charity.<p>The drenching was one of …

Manchester

As August election nears, who is giving to Jackson County candidates and how much?

With the primary election only three weeks away, contributions and endorsements are piling up for some Jackson County candidates. But for others, not …

Government