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The Daily Dig for Saturday, March 26

Canadian company offering crowdfunded mining

Red Cloud Klondike Strike offers ordinary Canadians the chance to invest in resource projects. Neils Christensen reports.

Prosper bond offering highlights growing risks for marketplace lenders

Increased pressure from investors, higher default rates and capital flight are among the growing challenges facing the marketplace industry. Those issues and others are cited as factors in the mixed reception given a recent Prosper bond offering, write Telis Demos and Peter Rudgeair.

What Bernie Sanders would do about the big banks

Bernie Sanders has some ideas on how to curb big bank influence. Deena Zaidi reports.

Square’s entry into marketplace lending curious in its timing

Declining interest in public companies makes Square’s decision to enter marketplace lending an interesting one, but their odd bets have a history of paying off, writes Jeremy Quittner.

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