Now that Washington has talked American investors down from the fiscal cliff, what will be the market's next obsession? And how might people invest for a new normal where tax rates have been decided, but everything from worldwide growth to the fate of Europe's economy remains in flux?
DES MOINES, Iowa — So you didn’t win Wednesday’s $360 million Powerball jackpot? Make that you and everyone else.
A message early Thursday on the multistate lottery’s website said the jackpot has soared to $475 million after none of the tickets sold matched all the winning numbers in Wednesday night’s drawing: 2, 11, 26, 34, 41 and a Powerball of 32.
The next drawing will be held Saturday.
Raj Date, the former deputy director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, tells American Banker’s Maria Aspan that, in the words of her headline, “Banks Can Develop a Better, Cheaper Payday Loan”. Well, yes, they can. But they won’t.
The two big names in crowdfunding are Kickstarter and Indiegogo, but it turns out that you have plenty of other options that grant you a degree of control over your campaign that the bigger names don't.
By Helix Investment Management:For months now, people have clamored for a way to get access to shares of Facebook (FB). And one of the securities often mentioned as a way to get access to Facebook stock was GSV Capital (GSVC), a business development company that went public in 2011 to much fanfare.
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By Thomas J. Feeney:The big news today was Facebook's (FB) tremendously hyped initial public offering. It did not turn out as the underwriters had hoped. First, Nasdaq could not open the stock at its scheduled 11AM first trade, which finally came about a half-hour later. Large numbers of investors then could not get trade confirmations and did not know throughout the day whether they had purchased the stock or at what price.