Microfinance banking offers economic hope to impoverished Pakistanis
Microfinance banking offers people the ability to transfer funds, receive loans and to accept paychecks. It could be a key tool in lowering high unemployment in Pakistan and neighboring countries says this article in NNI.
Critics finding flaws in Dodd-Frank as act turns 4
The fourth anniversary off the Dodd-Frank Act was not a cause to celebrate for some, but an occasion to rip it for all sorts of real and imagined effects, writes Stephen Gandel.
Big bank financial penalties not so big
If you are keeping score, you can see the billions in dollars in penalties assessed to the big banks are starting to add up. Note that portions are tax deductible and that after one recent settlement, the offending bank’s stock went up because shareholders expected a harder slap. Frank Islam and Ed Crego explain why the penalties may not be all that.
Realty Mogul sells out shares in first crowdfunded hotel