The Daily Dig for Wednesday, June 24

Today’s Daily Dig takes you around the world and tells you how to get a free burrito every week.

China considering crowdfunding rules

No public consultations here, just regulations.  China is mulling over regulations for peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding.  News could come fast, says J.D. Alois.

P2P explained from advisor perspective

Peer-to-peer lending is an attractive option for financial advisors looking to offer their clientele an additional investment stream.  John Kador uses the experience of several people to illustrate the possibilities.

Study compares all-or-nothing and keep-what-you-get methods

A York University study compares various traits of the all-or-nothing Kickstarter method versus Indiegogo’s keep-whatever-you-get style.  Samantha Hurst looks at the findings.

Three unique crowdfunding options parsed

Three interesting crowdfunding hybrids are analyzed by looking at a successful platform from each of them.  Adam Toren reports.

Crowdfunding bonds issued in U.K.

Two restaurant chains in the United Kingdom offer bonds with an 8% yield.  One also provides a free weekly burrito for those investing a minimum of £10,000.  Mmmmm, burrrito.  Thomas Hale explains.

Crowdtilt heads north

Crowdtilt has opened a Canadian arm and is encouraged by the possibilities, according to April Fong.

Proposed crowdfunding rules could exclude 90% of Indian investors

The need to have a specific type of electronic account may exclude the vast majority of Indian investors from participating in crowdfunding, says Sachin Mampatta.

IMF issues new guidelines to minimize big bank failure contagion

Countries need to act together in order to prevent the fallout from large bank failures from spreading across the globe, according to this report from Nigeria.

Supervisory gaps will continue to threaten global economic health due to Obama administration resolve shortage

By leaving open the chance for other bodies to change proposed rules (and for many other reasons too) the United States is feeding “the race to the bottom” in financial regulation, argues William Black.

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