A team of future investment professionals from University of Nevada, Las Vegas has been named the winner of the seventh annual CFA Institute Research Challenge Americas Final” an annual competition of 350 universities from across North, Central and South America.
Hosted by CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials, and CFA Society Toronto, the competition is designed to promote ethics and best practices in equity research among the next generation of financial professionals.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas wins the seventh annual CFA Institute Research Challenge Americas Final (Photo: Business Wire)

LAS VEGAS, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — On Thursday, March 21, 2013 the smash-hit show JERSEY BOYS celebrated its fifth anniversary in Las Vegas by presenting a star to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons on the “Las Vegas Walk of Stars” outside of the show’s home, Paris Las Vegas.
Original Four Seasons group members Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio were at the event to receive the commemorative star.
It was the 64th star to be unveiled on Las Vegas Boulevard.

PUEBLO, Colo., March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — At $10,000 per second for an 8-second ride, the world’s toughest cowboy will not only be crowned in Las Vegas, he’ll get paid.
Mandalay Bay Events Center welcomes the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) to Las Vegas, May 10 -11 for the third annual Last Cowboy Standing – the bull riding event where the only thing that matters is riding for 8 seconds.
A PBR first, the Last Cowboy Standing will air on CBS Network Television on two days back-to-back, Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12 from 4-6 p.m. ET.

March 22–FONTANA — The much-anticipated debut of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Gen 6 race car at Auto Club Speedway will occur at 11:30 a.m. today, the start of a two-hour practice session.
More than two hours after the session (4:10 p.m.), Cup drivers will qualify for starting positions in Sunday’s Auto Club 400.
While qualifying plays a key role in pit selection, there have ben mixed results in track position.

Finance Executives Meet to Discuss Significant Leadership Issues Faced by Today's Financial Executive – - FEI Calls for 2013 Hall of Fame Nominations – MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Financial Executives International (FEI), the association of choice for CFOs and other senior-level finance executives, announced today that it will host its annual Summit Leadership conference on May 4-6, 2013.
This year’s Summit Leadership Conference will be held at Caesars Palace Las Vegas in Nevada.
FEI also announced its annual call for nominations for the 2013 Hall of Fame class, which honors outstanding achievements and commitment to leadership in finance.

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FEI Calls for 2013 Hall of Fame Nominations -
MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Financial Executives International (FEI), the association of choice for CFOs and other senior-level finance executives, announced today that it will host its annual Summit Leadership conference on May 4-6, 2013.
FEI also announced its annual call for nominations for the 2013 Hall of Fame class, which honors outstanding achievements and commitment to leadership in finance.

LAS VEGAS, NV — (Marketwire) — 03/21/13 — The Las Vegas office of Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce added three new brokers to its roster, Sharon Beesley, Adam Collins and Curtis Sanders — all of whom joined the company from the NAI Global Las Vegas office.
NAI Global recently made the decision to sell off their Las Vegas franchise license and close down their NAI Las Vegas office at the end of March.
The decision created a unique opportunity for both the NAI brokers involved and the commercial real estate companies in the market all looking to add good brokers.

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