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More SEC Changes Seen for How Small Companies Can (Legally) Raise Money

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has made tweaks to how small companies can raise capital. It has become vastly easier for companies raising cash to do so with new ...
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Despite Outflows, Hedge Funds Reached Record $2.97 Trillion in Assets in Q3

If you have tracked the news flows about various forms of asset management and investing tools over the years, you have seen a wild swing over the past couple of ...
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Firsthand Technology Value Fund Confirmed as Nutanix IPO Winner

When companies come public, it is not out of the ordinary that venture capital groups or outside investment funds are the beneficiaries of that move. Technology investors often look for ...
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With Over $250 Million in Labor Day Lotteries, 12 Things Not to Do If You Win

Labor Day weekend is going to be a big one for lottery players in 2016. These might not be record-breaking lotteries, but this weekend's news flow may have more to deal ...
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Caesars Shares Bust on Bankruptcy Ruling

Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: CZR) kicked off the week by watching its shares take a dive following an unfavorable ruling in bankruptcy court. A Chicago judge in the U.S. Bankruptcy ...
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Did Rackspace Shareholders Get Enough From the Apollo Buyout?

Rackspace Hosting Inc. (NYSE: RAX) said Friday morning that it has agreed to be acquired for $32 a share in cash by affiliates of private equity firm Apollo Global Management ...
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Major Changes Seen in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks: Apple, Wal-Mart, Phillips 66, Deere and More

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of June 30, 2016. What makes this so interesting for Warren Buffett fans, outside of Buffett being one ...
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As Powerball Lottery Nears $500 Million, the 12 Things Not to Do If You Win

July's Powerball lottery jackpot just keeps rising, and the drawing for Saturday, July 30, 2016, has now reached a $478 million annuity value. Its discounted lump sum cash value is ...
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10 Alternative Investments Outside of Stocks and Bonds

Investors in 2016 have to be scratching their heads when it comes to where to invest. The trend has been set for years now that investing in Treasury notes and ...
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Jefferies Says Buy These Ultra High-Yield Stocks Into Q2 Earnings

Once again interest rates continue to sink as investors from around the world buy U.S. Treasury securities at some of the lowest rates in the history of our debt. The ...
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4 Stocks to Buy Yielding 8% or More as Yields Continue Plunge

Most investors know that buying the U.S. 30-year Treasury bond at a 2.17% yield logically makes little sense, especially with yields hitting lows seen just once in almost 60 years. The ...
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Polycom Gets Private Equity Bid

Polycom Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCM) shares made a healthy run early Friday after the company announced news that it received an offer to be acquired. Siris Capital Group submitted an offer to Polycom ...
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The 5 Best Performing Warren Buffett Stocks of 2016 — With IBM and Wal-Mart?

Warren Buffett is currently among the world's most closely followed investment gurus. As he was the world's richest man on paper, it seems pretty certain he must know a few things ...
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Warren Buffett’s Worst Performing Stocks of 2016

Warren Buffett is generally considered to be the best investor of modern times. After all, becoming the world’s richest man on paper lends itself to credibility and it probably means ...
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SEC Settles Insider Trading Charges With Chinese Consultant

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that a former consultant to two China-based private equity firms has agreed to pay over $756,000 in order to settle insider ...
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