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Welcome to NEDRA's Industry News blog, where we feature news articles and other items of interest to the research community, curated by the NEDRA News Editor-In-Chief. We hope these selections will be of interest to you - and encourage you to share your thoughts and comments here!

NOTE: Please note that any content or opinions expressed within this page represent the opinions and viewpoint of the original author, and do not necessarily reflect or represent the opinions, endorsement, or viewpoint of NEDRA.


  • Mon, January 23, 2012 10:59 AM | Tara McMullen-King (Administrator)

    Wall Street stocks and profits took a beating in 2011. But there is one corner of the Street that took a lighter hit: the compensation paid to chief executives.


    http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/01/20/bad-year-for-wall-st-not-reflected-in-chiefs-pay/?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=tha25
  • Thu, January 19, 2012 3:35 PM | Tara McMullen-King (Administrator)
    U.S. giving to charities international in scope rose an estimated 15.3 percent in 2010—the largest percentage increase of all categories, including religion, health or education.

    http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/opinion/global-causes-attract-growing-share-of-u-s-giving-175177.html
  • Thu, January 19, 2012 3:33 PM | Tara McMullen-King (Administrator)
    Here is a look at household median income changes over the past 30 years in the 20 towns with the highest incomes and the 20 towns with the lowest incomes, according to the US Census, University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute, and Northeastern University's Center for Labor Market Studies. All data adjusted for inflation in 2009 dollars.

    http://www.boston.com/business/gallery/medianincomesinmass/?camp=misc:on:share:gallery
  • Wed, January 18, 2012 5:47 PM | Tara McMullen-King (Administrator)

    Advocacy by 110 nonprofit organizations over a five-year period has brought more than $26.6 billion in benefits to low-wage workers, communities of color, rural residents and other marginalized groups.


    http://www.marketwatch.com/story/report-shows-foundation-funding-of-advocacy-produces-a-return-on-investment-of-115-to-1-2012-01-18

  • Wed, January 18, 2012 4:34 PM | Tara McMullen-King (Administrator)

    The employees of Morgan Stanley, owner of the world's biggest brokerage, will receive a maximum cash bonus of $125,000, this year.


    http://www.wbur.org/npr/145348833/morgan-stanley-will-limit-cash-bonuses-to-125-000

  • Tue, January 17, 2012 10:34 AM | Tara McMullen-King (Administrator)
    HedgeTracker’s latest "Top 200 U.S. Equity Hedge Fund" list reveals a challenging third quarter for top 200 hedge funds with total US equity assets declining by more than $125 billion.

    http://www.hedgetracker.com/article/Top-200-Hedge-Fund-List-faces-Tumultuous-Quarter-Big-Gainers-and-Losers-Lead-the-Way?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+hedgetracker+%28HedgeTracker%29
  • Tue, January 17, 2012 10:30 AM | Tara McMullen-King (Administrator)

    A new study from Northwestern University offers a glimpse into what the top 1 percent of income earners in the greater Chicago area think about philanthropy and today's most pressing social problems, the Chicago Tribune reports.


    http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/news/story.jhtml?id=365200018

  • Tue, January 17, 2012 10:01 AM | Tara McMullen-King (Administrator)

    In virtually all wealthy households, women play a major role in deciding which charitable organizations the family will support, so understanding the motivations and giving behaviors of wealthy women is important for nonprofits, a new study says.


    http://www.philanthropyjournal.org/news/top-stories/wealthy-women-control-charitable-checkbooks
  • Tue, January 10, 2012 5:44 PM | Tara McMullen-King (Administrator)

    Google is sifting through the photos and commentary on its blossoming social network so its Internet search results can include more personal information.


    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/10/google-search-plus-your-world_n_1196565.html
  • Tue, January 10, 2012 2:05 PM | Tara McMullen-King (Administrator)

    In this week's List, the Boston Business Journal Research Department ranks the 25 wealthiest zip codes in Massachusetts. Weston, Mass. (02493) topped the list, and Needham, Mass. (02492) ranked number 25.


    http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/real_estate/2011/12/the-10-wealthiest-zip-codes-in-mass.html

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