Despite Qatar blockade, investors still bullish

Crisis could be subdued with traders fasting for Ramadan On June 5, the nation of Qatar received news that a bloc of Arab countries led by Saudi Arabia would cut air, sea, and land links with the peninsular monarchy. In Doha, worried residents emptied store shelves knowing that Qatar depends on sea ...
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Our stock market predictions for 2017

by Ehab Alalfey, Azzad financial advisor The most common question clients ask me is: “What do you think the future holds for the stock markets?” I’m new here at Azzad, but it’s the same question clients asked when I was at Raymond James. My answer is always the same: no one really knows. But...
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Make investing great again

Why a Muslim investment company thinks shareholder activism is what this country needs right now As President-elect Trump goes about the task of putting his administration and cabinet in order, one thing looks certain: corporate lobbyists are setting their sights on the political novice and his team...
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A lesson in nonviolent activism

Earlier this month, a Palestinian schoolteacher from the West Bank named Hanan Al Hroub was awarded the 2016 Global Teacher Prize for her innovative approach to helping children suffering from trauma recover and learn nonviolence through play. Pope Francis awarded the prize in a video recorded in Ro...
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Obamacare and physician salaries

Relative to the general population, doctors have higher salaries. Think of this as repayment for taking on six-figure student loan debt, spending eight years in school, working upwards of 100 hours a week for another half dozen years, and making less than the median national income during residency....
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