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Providence Equity Partners LLC is scrapping a plan to sell Brazilian mobile-phone tower operator Grupo TorreSur after bids fell short of its expectations, people with knowledge of the matter said. more
Here’s something that puzzled me when I was the chief investment officer of New York City’s pension plan: Only 5 percent of the investment firms that managed the city’s $160 billion, and only 15 percent of the products the city invested in, were managed by women. The numbers plummeted when counting women of color or asset classes other than public equities. more
NEW YORK – Fitch Ratings last week assigned an “AA+” rating to two Massachusetts general-obligation bonds totaling nearly $680 million. The bonds, both issued in 2014, were scheduled to sell through negotiation last week. more
Argentina is in default again, but its latest predicament is far from your garden-variety sovereign debt crisis. This time South America’s second-largest economy has been tripped up not by new borrowing, but by a lawsuit from American hedge funds blocking settlements with bondholders over a 2001 default. more
Treasuries fell after a report showed existing home sales rose to their highest level in a year, indicating the U.S. economy is still improving amid slowing global growth. more
Ali...who? One company dominated the conversation about initial public offerings in the third quarter, and for good reason: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. raised a record-breaking $25 billion in the U.S. this month. more
Vice president of sales and marketing for Ocean Capital discussed the Hatch Entrepreneurial Center and funding for startups and small businesses. more
NEW YORK - RBS Citizens Financial Group Inc.’s capital plan was among five that failed Federal Reserve stress tests, while Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Bank of America Corp. passed only after reducing their requests for buybacks and dividends. more
Investment strategies that use computer models to decide when to buy and sell securities based on historical market trends are usually unsupported scientifically because of back-testing … more
Citigroup Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are bracing investors for a fourth consecutive drop in first-quarter trading, a period of the year when the largest investment banks typically earn the most from that business. more
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