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Zawya

The Islamic Globe

Blake Goud covered the Americas for The Islamic Globe, a free weekly newspaper available online from its inception in February 2011 through April 2012.

So Far: The Journal of Strategic Thought in Islamic Finance

  • “Expanding women’s role in the Islamic finance industry”, Volume 1, Issue 5, December 2010, pp. 16-18.
  • “How do we fix the crisis in sukuk?”, Volume 1, Issue 4, September 2010, pp. 13-15.
  • “Recognizing Excellence In Islamic Finance”, Volume 1, Issue 3, July 2010, pp. 10-13. (pdf).
  • “Islamic Wealth Management”, Volume 1, Issue 2, May 2010, pp. 10-14. (pdf).
  • “The Credibility of Sukuk”, Volume 1, Issue 1, March 2010, pp. 10-17. (pdf)

Business Islamica

  • “No Exit: To Properly Make Their Way In With Investors, Mudaraba and Musharaka Deals Need A Way Out” December 2010.
  • “Slippery Finance” November 2010, pp. 70-71.
  • “Shari’ah-Compliant Repos? A Way For Islamic Banks To Manage Excess Liquidity” August 2010.
  • “Can Securitization Help Islamic Finance Grow?” July 2010.
  • “Something Different: Filling the Islamic Finance Gap in the US,” April-May 2010.
  • “Different Direction: New Sukuk for a New Year”, February 2010
  • “Islamic Finance 101: Istisna’a”, December 2009
  • “Chicken or the Egg: Sukuk Secondary Markets and the Need for a Shari’ah-compliant Yield Curve”, December 2009
  • “On the Scales: Weighing Innovation in Islamic Finance”, November 2009
  • “Sukuk buybacks”, October 2009
  • “Calm in the eye of the storm,” September 2009
  • “Expanding Options: Islamic ETFs Offer New Choice,” July-August 2009.
  • “Theory vs. Reality: Capital Rules May Have to Change to Bring Islamic Finance Forward “, June 2009.
  • “The Benefits of Replication,” May 2009.
  • “Funding College Education in the U.S. for Muslims”, April 2009.
  • “How Would Bankruptcy Affect Sukuk?” February 2009, pages 24-26.
  • “Welcome Debate: Fostering Sukuk Transparency,” January 2009.
  • “Looking for a Level Playing Field: Islamic Finance Regulations in the U.S.,” January 2009, pp. 26-27.
  • “Standard Procedure: Transparency and Templates Could Help Speed Islamic Finance Growth,” November 2008, pp. 24-25.
  • “Atmosphere of Uncertainty: Challenges Facing Sukuk,” October 2008, pp. 22-24.
  • “Learning From Experience: Standardization in Islamic Finance,” September 2008, pp. 22-23.
  • “Renewable Energy and Islamic Finance,” May 2008, pp. 68-72.
  • “Good things come in small packages,” January 2008, pp. 78-80.

Islamic Business & Finance

  • “Courting Disaster”, Issue 52, April 2010.
  • “Looking inside America”, Issue 48, December 2009.
  • “Driving force”, Issue 41, April 2009.
  • “East Cameron Sukuk sinks”, Issue 40, March 2009.
  • “Two Roads Home,” September 2008, p. 32-34.
  • “Not Unbankable Any More: Putting The Poor First,” Issue 29, April 2008.
  • “State of the Nation,” Issue 25, December 2007, pp. 18-20.
  • “Islamic Microfinance: Banking on the Poor,” Issue 23, October 2007.
  • “Born in the USA,” Issue 22, September 2007, pp. 16-17.

Other

  • “Islamic Repo Structure for Liquidity Management” Islamic Finance News, September 29, 2010, p. 18-19.
  • “Opinion Column: Zaid Ibrahim Report on Islamic Finance,” Opalesque Islamic Finance Intelligence, Issue 10, July 29, 2010, p. 21-22.
  • “Organizing Islamic Finance in North America,” Islamic Finance News, May 12, 2010, p. 10-11.
  • “East Cameron Gas Sukuk” and “Sukuk Issuance in North America”, pp. 34-67, 64-66. Zawya Collaborative Sukuk Report, 2009.
  • “Islamic Finance in the United States,” Islamic Finance News, May 2, 2008, p. 14-15.
  • “Debt alternative for Islamic states should be explored,” Clear Profit, Issue 44, May 27, 2007, page 5.

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