Too big to fail

The Daily Dig for Monday, Feb. 9

The Daily Dig for Monday, Feb. 9

Big bank shareholder proposes breakup A shareholder’s submission of a strategy to break up Bank of America is the latest attempt to counter TBTF and leads to a discussion of what it would take to actually break one up. Nice ...

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The Daily Dig for Sunday, September 7

The Daily Dig for Sunday, September 7

Alibaba IPO will affect Lending Club, others Many tech companies have put their IPO’s on hold until after Alibaba’s.  Should it go as expected, they will charge out the gate in legion hoping to get caught in the jet stream. ...

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The Daily Dig for Sunday, August 3

The Daily Dig for Sunday, August 3

Oh the possibilities.  Today’s Daily Dig explores the potential of P2P, startup success and Bitcoin.   MoneyWeek releases P2P report The U.K.-based publication released a report on the P2P industry.  Read it here. Big banks still pose significant risk If ...

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The Daily Dig for Friday, August 1

The Daily Dig for Friday, August 1

Crowdnetic and leading academic to partner The partnership between technology and data provider Crowdnetic and the program at UC Berkeley which is headed by Dr. Richard Swart should yield some interesting numbers as crowdfunding research continues to evolve.  Read the release ...

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The Daily Dig for Monday, July 21

The Daily Dig for Monday, July 21

After a day of airports the Daily Dig returns with quality reading to get your week off to a good start. Systemic differences one of many issues as countries seek unifying TBTF remedy A group of 20 countries are seeking ...

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The Daily Dig for Thursday, June 5

The Daily Dig for Thursday, June 5

Some instruction warrants repetition.  Put the proper use of social media in a crowdfunding campaign in that category.  That, along with a timeline to end TBTF and the shock of an equities strategist dissing crowdfunding are all part of today’s ...

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The Daily Dig for April 27

The Daily Dig for April 27

The legal system provides several different avenues for people to right a wrong.  Today’s Daily Dig looks at two of them – government legislation and jury verdicts. Brit banks may be compelled to refer customers to alternative lenders New regulations ...

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Increased leverage ratios helping to corral big banks

Increased leverage ratios helping to corral big banks

Fears abounded when international regulators went to work to reduce the risk posed by a failure of one or more big banks.  A powerful lobby, international differences and other issues threatened to neuter the effectiveness of any legislation.  While significant ...

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