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Mahmoud El-Gamal @ Rice University.
“The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) is an international standard-setting organisation that promotes and enhances the soundness and stability of the Islamic financial services industry by issuing global prudential standards and guiding principles for the industry, broadly defined to include … Continue reading
“The IILM, founded by the central banks in 2010, aims to address that weakness by issuing sukuk which banks can trade across borders. The IILM sukuk received a high A-1 credit rating from Standard & Poor’s, and the IILM has … Continue reading
“Proponents of the ancient practice, which looks to sharia law for guidance and bans interest and trading in debt, have been promoting Islamic finance as a cure for the global financial meltdown.” via Islamic banking gains attention amid turmoil – … Continue reading
“Jeevan Maddala, who has a doctorate in chemical engineering at Texas Tech University, has developed algorithms for software that could reduce significantly the time it takes to perform biomedical and pharmaceutical trials.” via Texas Tech Student Gets $225K NSF Grant … Continue reading
“New air service continues to follow Houston’s robust economy, with airlines either establishing new service or enhancing existing service at both George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).” via Fly2Houston – Houston Airport System.
“Houston continues to enhance its position as a key global gateway and the arrival of Air China speaks volumes about the potential for even more growth in the future,” says Mayor Annise Parker. “The cultures and economies of Beijing and … Continue reading
“The EB-5 funding program was created in the early 1990s. The program grants green cards to immigrants whose investments create or save at least 10 full-time jobs in the United States.” via Why Dallas could see more EB-5 funding for … Continue reading