Dodd-Frank

The Daily Dig for Saturday, Feb. 14

Harvard study finds Dodd-Frank damaging community banks One way it does that is by creating an uneven playing field vis-a-vis the big banks. Victor Whitman reports. African entrepreneurs turning to crowdfunding as other options dwindle Stop us if you’ve heard ...

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The Daily Dig for Wednesday, Nov. 5

Serial entrepreneur sees big future for syndicate crowdfunding David Norris has launched five startups and raised well into nine figures from the usual sources.  When a man with his track record endorses syndicate crowdfunding, you’re wise to listen.  Timothy Hay ...

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The Daily Dig for Thursday, July 31

Japanese P2P launches up front pay service Exchange Corporation has launched Paidy, an up front pay service which takes advantage of the work Exchange Corporation has done to identify credit-worthy borrowers.  Jonathan Shieber has more. P2P Privlo set to expand ...

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The Daily Dig for Saturday, July 26

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 ...

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The Daily Dig for Friday, June 6

Today’s Daily Dig spans the world of finance, including high-frequency trading, bad mortgages, payment technology, swaps and ethical crowdfunding.   White’s HFT speech parsed by industry experts SEC Chair Mary Jo White’s Thursday speech on high frequency trading got the ...

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Community banks urged to crowdfund

Few will argue that a strong small business sector is a key component of America’s economic revival, yet the current economic climate is far from conducive to success. A key impediment is the difficulty in obtaining funding to start or ...

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