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Alex Wagner

Tech Stock Crash: End Of The Bubble? | Alex Wagner | Posted 10.08.2011 | Business

As the stock market continued a sharp slide on Monday, technology companies found themselves hammered particularly hard, with the Dow Jones U.S. Tech ...

To Repay Bailout, ING Sells Online Bank To Capital One

Posted 08.17.2011 | Business

AMSTERDAM/CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Sara Webb and Joe Rauch) - Capital One Financial Corp plans to buy ING Group NV's U.S. online bank for $9 billion...

Foundations, Insiders and IPOs: Back Door Influence and Abuse

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.06.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

The wasteful, immoral use of "nonprofit" foundations as ways to funnel monies, evade taxes and influence politics not just at home but abroad, needs to be investigated.

Cleantech Startups Turn To Big Companies For Capital

Reuters | Nichola Groom | Posted 06.07.2011 | Business

Fledgling solar power companies looking to grow beyond their venture capital roots are increasingly catching the eye of deep-pocketed corporate investors.

Nate C. Hindman

Timothy Geithner: Small Firms 'Waiting Longer Than Ever To Go Public' | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 01.25.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Treasury assembled investors, bankers and entrepreneurs Tuesday for talks on how to provide small companies in high-growt...

Scaling Microfinance: An Economic Imperative

Gina Harman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gina Harman

These are troubling times, as the spotlight on microfinance has recently led to unfortunate mischaracterizations and a rush to judgment.

Carlye Group Plans IPO Next Year | Thomas Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Carlyle Group, the District-based investment giant, is saying for the first time that it will likely sell ownership shares to the public, a move t...

Goldman Sachs Chief Makes Pitch For Groupon IPO

Bloomberg | Douglas MacMillan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein visited the Chicago headquarters of Groupon Inc. yesterday to pitch executives on hir...

Trading Places: Fraud in the Commodities Market

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

In the past six months a huge fraud concerning manipulation and racketeering in the silver market (and now it seems also gold) looks like the making of a horror film.

Hulu Plans IPO

New York Times | ANDREW ROSS SORKIN and MICHAEL J. De La MERCED | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hulu, the rapidly growing hub for online television and movies, aims to go public through an offering that could value the company at more than $2 bil...

Nielsen IPO: Private Equity Owners Plan To Take Nielsen Public

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Private equity owners of Nielsen are planning an IPO for the market research company and expect to start interviewing banks, according to a source fam...

10 Biggest IPO Flops in History | Dave Roos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sure, an IPO can bring an instant flood of capital, but it can also mean opening your company to greater public scrutiny, cranky shareholders and fick...

First Security Bancorp's IPO: Bank Braving Terrible Market

Business & Technology | Melissa Allison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Despite a lifeless IPO market and the suffering of bank stocks in particular, another local bank is hoping to raise millions from investors. First Se...