Archive for: November, 2011

Not Too Big To Fail

Flexibility and growth.  Those are the two words being repeatedly talked about as a chief justification for the Private Company Flexibility and Growth Act (H.R. 2167) currently making its way through Congress.  The legislation would strike...

 

Regulation: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Regulation: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein/Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Take a look around.  Everyone’s  angry.  The 99% are upset that they haven’t been getting their fair share.  The 1% is angry at the suggestion that its own share has...

 

Consumer Lending Institutions Face Strong Headwinds

Consumer Lending Institutions Face Strong Headwinds

Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan/Courtesy of Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce It seems that banks have been taking a battering in the current post-recession climate as a potentially fatal cocktail of uncertainly arising from the European...

 

What Every Start-Up Can (And Should) Learn From Groupon

What Every Start-Up Can (And Should) Learn From Groupon

  Dan Frommer, Business Insider Groupon was the latest Internet juggernaut to IPO this year after LinkedIn did so back in March, officially going public after a long-awaited, much-scrutinized and oftentimes much-maligned road to the stock...