Crowdnetic Announces Agenda for Crowdfinance 2014

              Crowdnetic Announces Agenda for Crowdfinance 2014   The premier event for the peer-lending marketplace and equities crowdfunding industries will feature prominent leaders and seasoned financial veterans.   New York, NY – Crowdnetic, the leading provider of technology and market data solutions to the …

Other News – SEC Commissioner Kara Stein Declares War on SEC Chair Mary Jo White

SEC Commissioner Kara Stein Declares War on SEC Chair Mary Jo White   Naked Capitalism*   A relatively new SEC Commissioner, Kara Stein, has decided to depart from the usual polite behavior regulatory overseers and is making noise about SEC decisions and policies that she finds to be dubious. The …

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 …

B Lab with the release of the third annual ‘B Corp Best for the World’ list

WAYNE, Pa., Mar. 19 /CSRwire/ – Today, 92 companies worldwide were recognized for creating the most positive, overall social and environmental impact by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the third annual ‘B Corp Best for the World’ list. The ‘B Corp Best for the World’ list honors …

Warren’s Post Office Proposal: Palast Aims at the Wrong Target

Warren’s Post Office Proposal: Palast Aims at the Wrong Target By Ellen Brown   Remembering the Pony Express by stampofapproval.com Investigative reporter Greg Palast is usually pretty good at peering behind the rhetoric and seeing what is really going on. But in tearing into Senator Elizabeth Warren’s support of postal financial services, …

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion Seedbombing: Applying the Principles of Permaculture to Finance Posted: 15 Dec 2013 05:55 AM PST I originally wrote this article for Transition Free Press Edition 4. It’s published under a Creative Commons licence (see side panel for details) Finance, even in its most high-tech formulations, …

CDFI Fund Announces $17 Million for Lending and Investments in Low-Income and Distressed Communities

Media Contact: Bill Luecht  |  202.653.0322  |  [email protected] CDFI Fund Announces $17 Million for Lending and Investments in Low-Income and Distressed Communities November 15, 2013 Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (cdfi Fund) announced awards totaling approximately $17 million to 85 FDIC-insured depository institutions for …

Now Street: Crowdnetic Acquires NowStreet Journal and Strengthens its Management Team with Key Hire

NowStreet Journal Acquired Dear Readers: I’d just like to take this time to say thank you for your readership and continued support of NowStreet Journal. It has been an incredible experience both witnessing and documenting the transformation of our financial markets. But this is merely the beginning. As the popularity …

Video: Building the Woman’s World Banking Movement

Building the Woman’s World Banking Movement http://www.ethicalmarkets.tv/video-show?v=2021 Description Building the Woman’s World Banking Movement – interview with Michaela Walsh; Ethical Markets Media, 2013. Michaela Walsh is Founding President of Women’s World Bank http://www.swwb.org/. Its mission is to expand the economic assets, participation and power of low-income women and their households by helping …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: African dream ‘held back by illicit outflow of capital’

  Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Kofi Annan: Imagine An African Continent, Where Leaders Use Mineral Wealth Wisely New Draft Paper: Emerging Countries and the Taxation of Offshore Accounts “The Trend is in Our Direction.” Appeals Court Loss is Latest Setback for Oil Company Secrecy Campaign Karzai’s Ghost Money from the …