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  • Harvard raids Ivy rival for new investment chief September 30, 2016
    Harvard University has hired Columbia University’s investment chief to reverse the fortunes of its $36 billion endowment, which earned a negative return last year when other top-level educational institutions were in the black. N.P. “Narv” Narvekar will take over as CEO of Boston-based Harvard Management Co., which is responsible for the largest college endowment in the world, according to news reports. The position had been vacant since Stephen Blyth resigned in July after taking a medical…
  • SQZ Biotech nabs $16M funding, hires former Novartis exec September 30, 2016
    A startup based at UMass Boston’s Venture Development Center that’s developed a unique way of getting molecules inside living cells has announced a $16 million investment and the hiring of a former Novartis executive as chief business officer. SQZ Biotech, headed by 29-year-old co-founder and CEO Armon Sharei, says the Series B investment was led by two venture firms, NanoDimension and Polaris Partners. Boston-based Polaris was behind a $5 million round the company received in June 2015, and…
  • Struggling ImmunoGen to cut 65 jobs in cost-saving measure September 30, 2016
    One of the area’s largest biotech firms in terms of headcount, Waltham-based ImmunoGen, will get a little smaller with the layoffs of 65 employees, a cost-saving measure taken as the company heads into a late-stage trial of its leading cancer drug. ImmunoGen (Nasdaq: IMGN) said on Thursday that the staff cuts — mostly in administrative and technical support positions — represent about 17 percent of its workforce. After the cuts, it will have 320 employees, remaining among the top 10 biggest…
  • ​Five things you need to know today, and a taxing reputation September 30, 2016
    Happy Friday, Boston! Here are the five most important things you need to know to help start your busy business day. Big Papi Bridge? Lawmakers look to put Ortiz's name on the Brookline Bridge Lenny Zakim. Tip O’Neill. Ted Williams. Big Papi? Yep, it seems the Legislature and the governor want to name a bridge in Boston after Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. Dunkin' Donuts teams with Coca-Cola on new bottled iced-coffee line David Harris reports that Dunkin' Donuts is teaming up with the Coca-Cola…
  • Tree House Brewing nets $7.7M in state funds for expansion September 29, 2016
    The state is helping to foster the growth of one of Massachusetts’ best breweries, with MassDevelopment issuing a $7.7 million bond to help Tree House Brewing Company expand to Worcester County. The brewery, which Beer Advocate lists as having 14 of the top 100 beers in the country, will use the funding to build a new brewery in Charlton, a second facility to the brewery’s current location in the Hampden County town of Monson. Country Bank of Ware purchased the bond from MassDevelopment. “We…
  • Take a look at the Wharf District Council’s waterfront vision plan September 29, 2016
    It’s easy to get bogged down in the dizzying array of details surrounding Boston’s waterfront planning efforts — Chapter 91 regulations, a draft municipal harbor plan, 50 percent lot coverage versus 70 percent lot coverage ... the list goes on. That’s where the Wharf District Council is stepping in. The group, a nonprofit comprising several waterfront stakeholders (including several hotels and businesses, as well as representatives from the Harbor Tower and Greenway Place condominiums, among…
  • ​Inside Brigham's $475M Building for Transformative Medicine September 29, 2016
    Brigham and Women's Hospital is set to open its new $475 million outpatient and research building to patients on Monday, an expansion of clinical space and a consolidation of research space allowing the Brigham to grow and better develop new therapies. The 675,000-square-foot building consists of a total of 14 floors, 13 of which are above ground. The first four floors include a mix of clinical and administrative space, seeing patients in an outpatient setting just across the street from the hospital’s…
  • Virgin America, Spirit Airlines moving locations within Logan Airport September 29, 2016
    If you're grabbing a flight from Logan on Virgin America or Spirit Airlines any time soon, you shouldn't head toward your usual gate. Virgin America will move from Logan International Airport's Terminal B to Terminal C on Friday as part of its merger with Alaska Airlines (NYSE: ALK), Massport said. Virgin flies to two cities, San Francisco and Los Angeles, from Logan, with multiple departures daily. Alaska Airlines, meanwhile, has daily flights to Seattle, San Diego, and Portland, Oregon. Spirit…
  • European live lobster ban could claw back $125M Massachusetts market September 29, 2016
    Hoping to preserve a $125 million Bay State export market, the Massachusetts Congressional delegation has raised objections with the European Commission, arguing against a ban on live imports of American lobster. Sweden has sought to ban the importation of the bottom-dwelling shelled scavengers, arguing they pose a risk of invading European waters and multiplying. A Swedish government official told the News Service Thursday the recommendation is based on updated risk assessments. "The assessments…
  • Dunkin' Donuts teams with Coca-Cola on new bottled iced coffee line September 29, 2016
    Canton-based Dunkin' Donuts said Thursday that it will team up with the Coca-Cola Co. to launch a new line of branded bottled iced coffee at supermarkets and other stores in the U.S. early next year. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Dunkin’ Donuts, part of Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), announced that it will launch a line of Dunkin’ Donuts branded bottled coffee drinks with the help of Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO), which will manufacture, distribute and sell the product.…

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  • U.S. lawmakers may change September 11 law after rejecting veto September 30, 2016
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers expressed doubts on Thursday about Sept. 11 legislation they forced on President Barack Obama, saying the new law allowing lawsuits against Saudi Arabia could be narrowed to ease concerns about its effect on Americans abroad.
  • Clinton says Trump may have violated U.S. law on Cuba September 29, 2016
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said on Thursday that Republican opponent Donald Trump may have violated U.S. law, following a news report that one of his companies attempted to do business in Cuba.
  • Peres funeral, attended by Obama, briefly brings Israeli, Palestinian leaders together September 30, 2016
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli and Palestinian leaders shook hands during a brief chat and U.S. President Barack Obama gently reminded them of the "unfinished business of peace" at the funeral Friday of Shimon Peres, the last of a generation of Israel's founding fathers.
  • Philippines' Duterte likens himself to Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug users September 30, 2016
    MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte appeared to liken himself to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler on Friday and said he would "be happy" to exterminate three million drug users and peddlers in the country.
  • Three Chinese fishermen killed in confrontation with South Korea coastguard September 30, 2016
    SEOUL (Reuters) - Three Chinese fishermen were killed on Thursday in a fire that broke out on their boat when South Korean coastguard men trying to apprehend them for illegal fishing threw flash grenades into a room they were hiding in, a South Korean official said.
  • Syrian army, rebels wage fierce battles in Aleppo September 30, 2016
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces and rebels fought battles north of Aleppo and in the city center on Friday, a week into a Russian-backed offensive by the Syrian army to take the entire city, a war monitor and sources on both sides said.
  • New Jersey crash highlights delays in railway anti-collision system September 30, 2016
    (Reuters) - A deadly commuter train crash in Hoboken station in New Jersey renews focus on a mandatory anti-collision system that has been plagued with lengthy, contentious delays.
  • Asia stocks slide as Deutsche sours mood, oil pulls back September 30, 2016
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks extended losses on Friday as worries about the health of Deutsche Bank weighed on financial shares and as oil prices inched back from near-one month highs on scepticism over OPEC's new plan to curb output.
  • Pakistan 'completely rejects' Indian claim of cross-border strikes September 30, 2016
    ISLAMABAD/SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Pakistan on Friday "completely rejected" India's claim to have sent troops across its disputed border in Kashmir to kill suspected militants, as India evacuated villages near the frontier amid concerns about a military escalation.
  • Deutsche CEO tries to reassure staff as shares plunge September 30, 2016
    FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank's chief executive sought to reassure his staff on Friday that Germany's largest lender remained robust after its shares again fell to record lows, sending tremors through global financial markets.

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NRPC Seminar: FDIC Insured Investments

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Title: NRPC Seminar: Principal Protected Investments
Location: 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA 02459
Description: Principal Protected Investments combine some of the features of a fixed-income security, such as return of principal at maturity, with the potential for capital appreciation that you get from equities. They are designed to protect against losses at maturity, while providing the opportunity to participate in the gains on an equity investment.

Presented by: Mr. Richard Suder, CFA, CFP®, ChFC, CLU, CRPS, AAMS

Richard is an experienced independent financial advisor and the President of Auri Elan Financial Group located in Newton.  Securities and Advisory Services offered through LPL Financial. A Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA/SIPC. He holds various prestigious professional designations including Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), and etc.

Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Date: 2011-03-10

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