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  • Eurozone Hopes, Mortgage Rates, Corporate Earnings in Week Ahead

    With the "Occupy Wall Street" protests continuing to gain ground, America's financial system and economy remain hot topics for debate on both Wall Street and Main Street. Calling themselves ...

  • Crowd-Funding vs IPO

    The concept of business crowd funding appears to be gaining ground as IPOs continue to be delayed, with a lack of confidence in Wall Street, and the economy in general, being cited as ...

  • US & Global Economies Still Under Spotlight

    As Wall Street enters the final quarter of 2011, investors need to come to grips with some of the fears that drove stocks down on Friday, ending what has been declared as the worst quarter ...

  • Is the "Kodak Moment" Fading?

    The brand name Kodak is synonymous with occasions we want memorialized, and the term "Kodak moment" is readily understood to describe a moment in time that either has been, or should have ...

  • European Debt Crisis Continued Cause for Concern

    With Europe's ongoing economic woes threatening to trigger a global economic meltdown, it was not surprising US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's official statement to the International ...

  • Dodd-Frank, Operation Twist & Wall Street

    It's been a year since the Dodd-Frank bill was signed into law, putting a whole new perspective on the term "too big to fail" and putting the brakes on taxpayer bailouts for failing ...

  • FOMC Meeting Highlight of Week Ahead

    Recent developments on Wall Street included increased initial purchase offer activity with LinkedIn becoming the first tech company since Google to file an IPO. A follow-up analysis of ...

  • Facebook Likely to Delay IPO

    When LinkedIn started trading on the New York Stock Exchange in May this year, speculation was rife that other social media companies would do the same. It had been seven years since Google ...

  • European Debt Crisis Impacts Wall Street

    Rumors that Greece is likely to default on its enormous debt caused ripples of apprehension around the financial world, resulting in investors selling off stocks, and US markets dropping ...

  • ACA – A Platform for Angel Investment Groups

    Although it is not known for sure who coined the phrase, with some ascribing it to Greek philosopher Plato, it is a universal truth that "necessity is the mother of invention" and difficult ...

  • Europe Crisis, Stagnant Job Market Plague Investors

    Investors face a new week on Wall Street with Europe's financial crisis and non-existent job growth fuelling fears of a double-dip recession. While some analysts are of the opinion that the ...

  • AT&T/T-Mobile Face Antitrust Issues

    In the current economic climate, mergers and acquisitions offer potential for growth, as well as a means to cut costs by the laying off of staff and sharing of resources. The danger in M&A ...