Archives for "Business and finance"

Monday

March 21, 2011 11:36 am

William C. Carey '82 appointed to Board of Trustees

Carey is a member of the board of Financial Research Corporation, an asset management market research firm in Boston owned by Mercatus Partners LLC. He has also served on the boards of directors of Fidelity Charitable Services, the National Defined Contribution Council/SPARK , the Employee Benefit Research Institute, and Yankee Publishing.

Friday

February 11, 2011 3:34 pm

Our Man in Moscow

You can still make money doing business in Russia, says Jere Calmes ’92, just not in the same wild ways.

Monday

January 24, 2011 3:50 pm

Energy expert Dan Rice '73 tells Bloomberg that oil's close to tipping point

In extensive comments about energy resources and investing, BlackRock managing director Dan Rice ’73 tells Bloomberg Businessweek that an expanding…

Tuesday

December 7, 2010 8:42 am

Shirl Penney '99 creates Wall Street buzz with Dynasty startup

Wealth-management startup Dynasty Partners, with Shirl Penney ’99 as partner, president and CEO, has the Wall Street media buzzing that…

Thursday

September 2, 2010 1:02 pm

Dow Jones Financial Adviser profiles wealth-management guru Karl Mills '82

The Dow Jones blog Financial Adviser dubs Karl Mills ’82 the “Artful Contrarian” for the independent investment spirit of his…

Wednesday

July 7, 2010 2:17 pm

WMTW news calls Pricefalls.com 'a great concept and a local one'

For its Project Economy series, southern Maine ABC affiliate WMTW-TV spotlights Pricefalls.com, the Dutch auction website founded by Bates economics…

Friday

April 30, 2010 11:51 am

Scholarship luncheon: A time of reflection and thanks

At a recent luncheon, donors who have made the Bates’ experience possible for a new generation met some of the students who benefit from their generosity.

Monday

January 4, 2010 2:08 pm

The Boston Globe reports on Cubist's move to purchase biotech company

The Boston Globe reports that Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc., whose chief executive and president is Michael Bonney ’80, will spend up…

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 10:39 am

Preamble: Something New

At Reunion, two Bates classes 25 years apart talk about the pursuit of happiness.

Friday

May 22, 2009 2:50 pm

Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates’ Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.