Giving back to the community is smart business

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Companies and their people who support a healthy mix of charitable, community and business organizations tend to reap significant rewards. In addition to helping the community, this helps companies foster employee satisfaction, strengthen bonds with potential clients and referral sources, develop brand awareness, and position their brands in a more positive light. Read more >

Florida Banks Cash In on New Tide of Miami Money

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South Florida’s economy is diversifying beyond tourism, industry experts said. A flood of foreign investors and nondepository financial firms, like hedge and private-equity funds, have moved to the area, opening up opportunities for local banks. Read more >

Duff & Phelps expands abroad with American Appraisal

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To view original article click here. By Michael D. Brown February 3, 2015  Private equity-backed investment bank Duff & Phelps … Read more >

Ranjini Chandirakanthan to Serve as Moderator for Miami Finance Forum Event

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Mapping Miami’s Financial Future: An insight into South Florida’s hottest Emerging Sectors (Feb. 4)

This half-day forum will provide critical insights on emerging economic sectors in Miami and feature thought leaders who will present and discuss important issues, opportunities and trends in the media and technology sectors. Read more >

What’s really going on with all those crazy tech deals, in charts

It seems like barely a month passes without some mega-merger or eye-popping acquisition in the technology industry. Read more >

Is the U.S. economy out of the woods? Hardly

If today’s peppier-than-expected gross domestic product numbers show anything, it’s less that the U.S. economy is finally going in the right direction than that policymakers took a drastically wrong turn in the years that followed the 2008 financial crisis. Read more >

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