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The Legacy of Charlie and Charles, the Man and the Cartoon

Auctionata | Posted 10.08.2016 | Arts
Auctionata

This October marks 65 years since the first publication of Charles M. Schulz' Peanuts. Decades have passed, yet the diffident and often times wistful Charlie Brown still holds a place in the hearts of millions.

3 Art Forms to Launch Your Collection

Hannah McWilliams | Posted 06.30.2016 | Arts
Hannah McWilliams

The most difficult part of owning a collection is acquiring it. You may inherently know what genre, medium or period you like, but transitioning from art appreciator to property owner is not without its challenges.

IPO for All or How to Create Your Own Currency

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 06.23.2016 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

Okay, let me state upfront that I am completely biased when it comes to running a compelling business: for I believe if you happen to live in the 21st century, your company's stock should be worth money, and you should be able to turn around and sell it.

The Senate Banking Committee Proposes Adoption of an Untried Model to Replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Jack M. Guttentag | Posted 11.11.2014 | Business
Jack M. Guttentag

A lot of ink is being spilled on which side of the aisle is getting the better of the bipartisan deal, but that is a sideshow. The critical question is whether the basic structure proposed as a replacement for Fannie/Freddie would meet the objective of creating effective secondary mortgage markets?

Ron Dicker

BCS Title Game Produces Record Ticket Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.06.2012 | Business

Monday's Bowl Championship Series title game between LSU and Alabama is already a blockbuster -- in ticket sales. StubHub, the ticket-resale site, rep...

Pass These Two Bills, Congress

Barry Silbert | Posted 11.25.2011 | Small Business
Barry Silbert

The problems facing growth-stage companies in this country must be addressed, and these straightforward bills are initial steps in the right direction.

How SecondMarket Gives Startups A Bridge To An IPO

Barry Silbert | Posted 10.02.2011 | Business
Barry Silbert

How does a startup know when the time is right to leverage the private company stock market? Although there is no clear-cut formula, certain indicators, such as number of shareholders, the age of the startup, and market traction can be utilized.

Why Startups Are Shying Away From IPOs

Barry Silbert | Posted 08.16.2011 | Business
Barry Silbert

Many Americans are unaware that the U.S. public stock markets no longer support growth-stage companies. Systemic changes have caused companies to remain private far longer than in previous decades.

The State of the Ticket After-After Market: Thanks to Roy Halladay, It's Been a Very Good Year

Jesse Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jesse Lawrence

After Roy Halladay's no-hitter on Wednesday--only the second ever in baseball's 118 years of post season history--a used ticket from that historic gam...

Nothing Should Be Random About Rating Agency Assignments

Sue Allon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sue Allon

Franken's measure was creative, but the diverse range of qualifications among the approved rating agencies is frightening to contemplate if a random assignment was the norm.

Commercial Real Estate Loans Create Jobs

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Creating or saving jobs is a requirement for commercial real estate borrowers that use the U.S. Small Business Administration's 504 program.

Dear Mr. President, I'd Like A Loan

Jon Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jon Raymond

My business hasn't been doing too well lately. I made some investments which didn't work out. But here's the good part: I have a business partner who lives in Alaska and can see Russia. So I'd be a great help to the global economy.