Can a (billionaire) hedge fund manager fix income inequality?

Ethical Markets welcomes this  initiative and the launch of JUST Capital on September 24th !  Hazel Henderson,Editor Famed investor Paul Tudor Jones believes that we’re headed for trouble if we don’t shrink the wealth gap. His solution? Pressure companies to be more just.  http://for.tn/1K4aVkD Can a (billionaire) hedge fund manager …

Crowdnetic Announces Agenda for Crowdfinance 2014 ONLY A FEW TICKETS LEFT!!!

The industry’s premier crowd finance event. Crowdnetic Announces Agenda for Crowdfinance 2014 ONLY A FEW TICKETS LEFT!!! Visit: http://www.crowdfinance2014.co The conference will be held at Thomson Reuters’ Conference Center in Midtown Manhattan. Bringing together financial veterans, legal experts and industry leaders, the program features speakers from leading peer-lending marketplace platforms such as Prosper, OnDeck, Kabbage, …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: Stolen Asset Recovery Efforts Gaining Ground but Obstacles Remain

August 13, 2014 Latest GFI Blogs Messi and the International Impunity System Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil  Illicit Finance Journalism Programme Lauches Fourth Training Project Debate in Delaware on Anonymous Companies Why Wildlife Trafficking and Anonymous Companies are Mutually Inclusive  Why Tanzania Needs …

Seedbombing: Applying the Principles of Permaculture to Finance

Seedbombing: Applying the Principles of Permaculture to Finance 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, is rooted in ecological systems. A high-frequency trading hedge fund, for example, relies …

Gag Me With Lawrence Summers

Gag Me With Lawrence Summers Robert Scheer – Huffington Post The idea that Barack Obama would still consider appointing Lawrence Summers to head the Federal Reserve rather than order an investigation into this former White House official’s Wall Street payments, reported Friday by the Wall Street Journal, mocks the president’s …

TheCrowdCafe weekly: Reigniting Alumni Engagement with Crowdfunding

TheCrowdCafe weekly • Issue #8 – May 12, 2013 • • Share on Twitter! • Happy Mother’s Day! 🙂 From the Cafe Reigniting Alumni Engagement with Crowdfunding Union Square Ventures is Cornering the Crowdfunding Market Selected Articles The SEC’s recent “no action” letters | Crowd Valley SEC’s White Said to Push for Lifting ban on …

Fiduciary management, people roundup, ABP vs JP Morgan, OECD on Ireland, Asset Owners Disclosure Project, Preqin

Survey shows waning interest in fiduciary management in Netherlands NETHERLANDS – Pension funds less likely to outsource asset management, IPNederland survey shows. 12/12/12 Wednesday people roundup ABP settles with JP Morgan over ‘false, misleading’ RMBS sale OECD review to trigger ‘major’ pension reforms in Ireland Pension funds have ‘heads in …

Meet the Financial Wizards Working With Occupy Wall Street

Meet the Financial Wizards Working With Occupy Wall Street The bankers, quants, and hedge fund gurus who want to reform our financial system—by helping OWS kick ass. —By Josh Harkinson | Tue Dec. 13, 2011 3:00 AM PST 86 Cathy O’NeilCathy O’Neil, a participant in the Alternative Banking Group Josh …

Meet the Ranchers of Grasslands

73 Arch Street, 3rd Floor Greenwich, CT 06830 United States (203)769-1191 ——————————————————————————– Meet the Ranchers of Grasslands As an “impact investor” in Grasslands, one of the true, unanticipated delights has been the amazing quality of the people the project has attracted. By connecting one’s investments with, and in the process …