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2 hrs ago | WSJ Media and Advertising

Mutual Funds Moonlight as Venture Capitalists

BlackRock Inc., T. Rowe Price Group Inc. and Fidelity Investments are among the mutual-fund firms pushing into Silicon Valley at a record pace, snapping up stakes in high-profile startup companies including Airbnb Inc., Dropbox Inc. and Pinterest Inc.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Financial Services, BlackRock, T Rowe Price Group, Advertising

6 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett Thinks This is The Most Important Business in Our Economy

And the good news is: he owns it outright. His remarkable remarks Berkshire Hathaway encompasses a variety of businesses, from energy, finance, insurance, and manufacturing firms to retail stores as well.


Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group

11 hrs ago | InvestmentNews

Securities lending: Boon or bane?

Some observers view it as an established, low-risk way for funds to generate additional income for shareholders.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services

15 hrs ago | InvestmentNews

Are active ETFs finally growing in popularity?

For years, the advice industry has been hearing about a coming wave of actively managed exchange-traded funds.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Morningstar, Eaton Vance, Financial Services, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

19 hrs ago | InvestmentNews

Breaking down the role of the ETF strategist

Vernon C. Sumnicht saw the writing on the wall about a decade ago. The certified financial planner and money manager, who at the time charged fees of 1.5% annually, submitted a carefully worded proposal to consult a foundation on its investment portfolio.


Related Topix: Financial Services, BlackRock, Publishing, Media, Morningstar, Marketing

Sat Apr 19, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Police investigating teen kidnapping, robbery, sexual assault near Scottrade Center

St. Louis police are investigating a kidnapping, robbery, and sexual assault involving a 19-year-old near Scottrade on Friday.


Related Topix: Scottrade, Financial Services, Center, TX

Free Republic

The Hidden Motive Behind Quantitative Easing

Foreign individuals and businesses long ago cut back on their purchases of U.S. bonds.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Cohen Group, Consulting

The Motley Fool

What the Rich Think Parents Should Teach Their Children About Money

Looking to teach your children something about finances? It turns out the world's second and third richest men have strikingly similar upbringings that led to their immense success.


Related Topix: Carlos Slim Helu, World News, Mexico, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway , Insurance, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Empire Group

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Rigged Stock Market: Should the Fears Be Taken Seriously?

I know what you're saying, "Please, not another article on Michael Lewis's Flash Boys book and high-frequency trading ," but I can't resist putting in my two cents after the well-known author emphatically proclaimed the stock market as "rigged."


Related Topix: Charles Schwab

Real Bollywood

Miley Cyrus cancels more Bangerz gigs

Los Angeles, April 19: Singer Miley Cyrus is still in the hospital following a severe allergic reaction after she took antibiotics.


Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, Nashville, TN, Scottrade, Financial Services

Pensions & Investments

Christian Brothers doesn't want Buffett on Berkshire Hathaway's board

Christian Brothers Investment Services is opposing the election of all Berkshire Hathaway Inc. directors, including Warren E. Buffett, chairman and CEO.


Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway

Fri Apr 18, 2014

News Times

Gupta agrees to surrender to prison authorities on June 17

Rajat Gupta , the former Goldman Sachs Group director convicted in a 2012 insider trading scheme tied to the Galleon Group hedge fund, agreed to surrender to prison authorities on June 17 to begin a two-year sentence, a federal judge in Manhattan said.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Energy, Westport Resources, Oil & Gas, Federal Prisons, Prison, Otisville, NY

National Public Radio

Providence, RI Sues Firms Over Stock Trades

The suit says stock exchanges, investment banks and others defrauded investors by manipulating market data in favor of split-second stock-trading firms.


Related Topix: Providence, RI, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Banking, CitiMortgage, Citigroup, Computers


TPG-led group to make $450 mln investment in Airbnb -source

A group led by private equity firm TPG Capital Management LP has agreed to invest $450 million in Airbnb Inc, valuing the online home-rental marketplace at $10 billion, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.


Related Topix: T Rowe Price Group, Financial Services, Sequoia Capital, Startups


Post Your Own Reply

Intelligent Systems has been trademarked by s3o instruments since 2011. UBMtech & Microsoft has to cease and desist using trademarks held by their real owners.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Intelligent Systems, CIO News

KSAT-TV San Antonio

Police: Girl remembers sex assault during school presentation



Related Topix: US Global Investors, Financial Services

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Substantial grant will contribute toward development of LE&RN's National Lymphatic Disease Pat... )--Value Line, Inc., announced today that its Board of Directors declared on April 17, 2014 a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of common stock, payab... )--The world is a rapidly evolving marketplace of opportunity.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Rockwell Collins, Aerospace-Defense, Flight Search, Publishing, Media, Value Line, Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC, Energy

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

California cross-border airport clears key hurdle

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Thursday that it has reached agreement with an investor group to clear the way for construction of the nation's first cross-border airport terminal connecting San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Equity Group Investments, Financial Services


Sprint/T-Mobile merger may prompt U.S. FCC to rewrite auction rules

A planned merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc could prompt U.S. regulators to rewrite rules they are now weighing for a 2015 auction of airwaves, according to sources familiar with the proposed plan.


Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, Business News, Telecom, IT Services, Federal Communications Commission, Verizon Communications, Cable & Satellite, ATT, SoftBank, Financial Services


Stocks to Watch: Goldman Sachs, GE, Chipotle are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday's session are Goldman Sachs Group, General Electric Co., and Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is projected to report first-quarter earnings of $3.49 a share, according to a consensus survey by FactSet.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Financial Markets, Stanley


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