Today’s Top Stories from GFI: U.S. government shutdown delays automatic tax information sharing

    Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Video: French Finance Minister Pierre Mosvovici on Public Registries, Transparency Agenda Getting the Regulations Right: Oil in Liberia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo #FTCDar2013: Not in Dar? Here’s How You Can Still Participate #FTCDar2013 Preview: Why We’re Here  Why Are Extractive Industries Prone …

The Crowd Cafe: Small business still reeling from credit crunch [CNBC]

  Crowdfunding news, research and resources  Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] TheCrowdCafe Weekly – September 8, 2013 Sep 08, 2013 11:01 am | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|     Selected Articles Small business still reeling from credit crunch [CNBC] “The data on small business lending paint a bleaker …

Other News: Edward Snowden and Financial Speculation Taxes

     Edward Snowden and Financial Speculation Taxes   Dean Baker* – The Huffington Post   In the last few weeks Edward Snowden has been holed in Moscow’s airport trying to negotiate terms of asylum with various countries around the world. Thus far it doesn’t seem that Snowden has been …

Federation Issues Major Study of CDCUs and CDFI Industry

Federation Issues Major Study of CDCUs and CDFI Industry (March 14, 2012 – New York, NY) A major new study by National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (Federation) President/CEO Cliff Rosenthal, entitled Credit Unions, Community Development Finance and the Great Recession, has been released by the Federal Reserve Bank …

A Major Opportunity for Friends of the American Monetary Institute

Dear Friends of the American Monetary Institute, We now face a major opportunity its important to respond to. Across the country thousands of Americans, young and old, are demonstrating around the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, and Boston; Wall Street in NY and ever more places, linked to below. Among …

SJF Institute News April 2011: Green Jobs Award and Cleantech Mentorship Program Accepting Applications

SJF Institute is excited to be announcing its call for applicants for both the Green Jobs Award and the expanded SJF Cleantech Mentorship Program this Earth Week! And we’re thrilled that entrepreneurship has been receiving recognition as a key driver of economic growth and that our areas of focus – …

CDCUs Receive Nearly $70MM from Community Development Capital Initiative Treasury Program to Help CDCUs Expand Assistance to America’s Main Streets

Eight months after its launch by Secretary of the Treasury Geithner on February 3 the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Capital Initiative (CDCI) has invested nearly $70 million in financial institutions that specialize in serving low-income and disadvantaged communities. The program targeted community development credit unions (CDCUs) and …