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Angels are returning

Oct 11, 2011
Angels are mostly entrepreneurs and former entrepreneurs that invest in bootstrap companies too young and raw to attract the attention and money of...
Posted In: Economics, Investing

In tough venture capital market, quality over quantity matters

Oct 11, 2011
Venture capitalists had their worst quarter since 2003. What does this mean for companies looking to start up in the coming years?
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Obama administration hopes to spur foreign investment

Oct 10, 2011
The Obama administration is hoping to get at least a trillion dollars worth of foreign investment in the next five years, but it might prove hard to lure overseas investors.
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Investors to risk: Fuggettaboutit

Oct 3, 2011
It has been a lousy month and miserable quarter for investors. Everything was down in September except long government bonds, according to data...
Posted In: Economics, Investing

Why even smart people fall for scams

Sep 30, 2011
A former fraud investigator shares how even educated, wealthy people fall for seemingly obvious scams -- and how you can avoid them.
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Investing for the timid and cowardly

Sep 30, 2011
The Dow's steep drops probably don't inspire consumers to invest. Personal finance columnist John Waggoner talks about the "cowardly portfolio" he built and what kinds of gains it could make.
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Community capital

Sep 30, 2011
Investing has become synonymous with Wall Street. It's all about stocks, bonds, international equities, sovereign debts, blue chip corporate bonds,...
Posted In: Guest blogger, Investing

Amidst chaos in Europe, one man is speaking out

Sep 28, 2011
Alessio Rastani, a self-described financial trader, created an Internet sensation by bluntly stating how bad the crisis really is -- and how people like him hope to benefit from it.
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Kodak strapped for cash, company's future uncertain

Sep 27, 2011
Eastman Kodak's stock has plummeted this week, and the company went to its bankers for $160 million. Problem is, investors didn't realize the situation was so dire.
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Mixing U.S. and global troubles makes dangerous market cocktail

Sep 23, 2011
Markets are once again going haywire this week, after investors were hit with the news of a possible U.S. government shutdown and a slowdown of Chinese growth.
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