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Winklevoss Twins to Take Bitcoin Public

Jul 02 2013 @ 08:53
You remember the Winklevoss twins.  They are the guys to whom Mark Zuckerberg paid $65 million in combined cash and equity in Facebook to settle the lawsuit in which they alleged that Zuckerberg had stolen their social networking idea.  Today, under the sponsorship of Math-Based Asset Services LLC (a Winklevoss company), Cameron and Tyler filed […]

Breaking News: Banks Involved in Collusion

Jul 01 2013 @ 08:22
Banks:  You can’t live without them;  You can’t shoot them.  But you sure wish you could.  I looked up “scandal” in the dictionary today.  It said, “see ‘Banks’”. The European Commission has revealed that it has issued a Statement of Objections to 13 different financial institutions, accusing them of colluding “to prevent exchanges from...

Church of England Ready to Redeem RBS

Jun 28 2013 @ 10:11
Less than a fortnight after ADVFN reported that the Bank of England had publicly stated that the Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE:RBS) needs to raise £3.2 billion, the Church of England is reportedly heading a consortium that is about to drop some loose change into the offering plate. Most of the reports so far are more or less […]

Weekly currency roundup – Uncertainty over Fed tapering created a mixed week for currencies

Jun 28 2013 @ 06:33
Pound Sterling – it was a mixed week for the Pound as it began the week down against the US Dollar as it declined to its lowest-level in more than two weeks ahead of the sale of UK government bonds. Against the Euro, Sterling weakened for the first time in three days. On Tuesday it advanced […]

Majority Investor Sells All Holdings in IAG

Jun 27 2013 @ 09:43
The FTSE 100 has been regaining some of the ground today that it had lost last week after investors over-reacted to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s announcement that it would be taking no immediate actions to adjust interest rates.  But the International Airlines Group (LSE:IAG) was not doing its part, as its share price declined 3.30 […]

Japan's new stock market craze

Jun 27 2013 @ 08:47
What do music and economics have in common? Well, more than you think. For Japanese girl band, Machikado Keiki, economics serve as their inspiration. Once translated, their band name means “Street Corner Economists of Japan” in regards to their support of Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe’s economic plan nick named, “Abenomics.” To give an introduction to […]

EC approve IntercontinentalExchange acquisition

Jun 26 2013 @ 15:34
EU approve Euronext combininng with IntercontinentalExchange NYSE Euronext have announced that it has been notified by the European Commission that the proposed acquisition of the Company by IntercontinentalExchange has been unconditionally approved. “We welcome the European Commission’s decision,” said Duncan L. Niederauer, CEO of NYSE Euronext. “This is obviously a significant step forward...

NYSE Alternext welcome Global EcoPower

Jun 26 2013 @ 15:31
Global EcoPower lists on NYSE Alternext. NYSE Euronext has today announced the listing on NYSE Alternext in Paris of Global EcoPower, a turnkey constructor of power plants using renewable energy sources. Based in Aix-en-Provence, Global EcoPower is managed by two specialists in wind power and finance, CEO Jean-Marie Santander and EVP Philippe Perret, who have […]

NYSE seek Verso Paper Corp. delisting

Jun 26 2013 @ 15:29
NYSE to Commence Proceedings to Delist the Common Stock of Verso Paper Corp. The New York Stock Exchange have announced that the staff of NYSE Regulation have determined to commence proceedings to delist the common stock of Verso Paper Corp. Verso has a right to a review of this determination by a committee of the […]

Machikado Keiki – the Economic Girl Band

Jun 26 2013 @ 02:44
Incisive, honest and essential, Clem Chambers’ 101 Ways to Pick Stock Market Winners is the Amazon-bestselling investing guide for all future market millionaires Japan has many popular idol bands such SMAP, Morning Musume and AKB48.  Most of these bands sing about love and school life, so to have a band that sings about the economy […]
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