Opinion Editor, New York
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Jun 8, 2010
via Summit Notebook

Q+A: Maria Fiorini Ramirez

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I sat down with Maria Fiorini Ramirez today after she joined us at the Reuters Investment Outlook Summit and asked her about starting her own company — the global economic consulting firm Maria Fiorini Ramirez, Inc — her advice for young entrepreneurs, and if women can balance a successful work and home life.

Where you were you born?
Naples, Italy

When did you come to the U.S?
1960. To East New York.

Did you go to high school there?
Yes, St. Michael’s. An all girl’s Catholic school.

Jun 4, 2010
via Reuters Soccer Blog

Dreams of a rabid fan

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The following is a guest post from David Henry Sterry, co-author of “The Glorious World Cup: A Fanatics Guide.”  The opinions expressed are his own.

I am an American soccer fanatic. But I can’t believe who else are also soccer fans now.