Is the U.S. stock market rigged?

Is the U.S. stock market rigged? Steve Kroft reports on a new book from Michael Lewis that reveals how some high-speed traders work the stock market to their advantage The following script is from “Rigged” which aired on March 30, 2014. Steve Kroft is the correspondent. Draggan Mihailovich, producer.  This …

Reworking Finance to Serve People and the Environment

Reworking Finance to Serve People and the Environment   By Silvia Giannelli FLORENCE, May 21 2013 (IPS) – The wake of the global financial crisis, as many national governments in Europe cut back on services to citizens and used public money to rescue banks, taught many people a valuable lesson. “Nowadays …

Peer-to-peer lending via the internet hits £250m

8 June 2012 Last updated at 19:00 ET Peer-to-peer lending via the internet hits £250m By Simon Gompertz Personal finance correspondent, BBC News Lynne Martin’s money is spread among hundreds of borrowers, thus reducing risk Continue reading the main story Savings and InvestmentDo some hedge funds mislead their investors? Will …