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Investing With a Purpose

Bob Stammers | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Bob Stammers

In today's world, the typical investor is no longer satisfied with simply choosing investments that offer maximum financial returns. In fact, several ...

China Stock Market Turmoil Hits Average Citizens Hard

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 07.09.2015 | World

China's stock market gained about 6 percent Thursday after 3 1/2 weeks in free-fall. The nation's Shanghai composite index plunged 32 percent before T...

Facebook IPO -- How Wall Street Lost the Retail Investor, Again

Daniel Dicker | Posted 07.28.2012 | Business
Daniel Dicker

All Wall Street needed to do was deliver a fair price -- an honest price -- to the common, middle-class investor. Instead, what they delivered was a shafting of the retail investor to the benefit of their best customers; the venture capitalists, prime brokers and inside institutions.

William Alden

States Look To Mom And Pop Investors For Funds | William Alden | Posted 07.18.2011 | Business

As California works to repair its budget, the state treasury is ramping up its effort to reach an unusual type of bond investor: regular people. A ...

10 Ways Wall Street Crushes Retail Investors

24/7 Wall Street | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In the late 1990's and early 2000's, the number of individual investors surged thanks to the rise of the Internet. As information became instant and ...

Small Investors Fleeing The Stock Market -- And It Could Make Things More Risky

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK, By Leah Schnurr and Edward Krudy: Leanne Chase took her money out of stocks in early June 2008 before the collapse of Lehman Brothers sparke...