Archive for September, 2016

Saft: Eight Years After Lehman, Finance Remains a Tax On Us All

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Below is a great article by Reuters writer James Saft. IT’s been eight years since the fall of Lehman Brothers. — (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, James Saft, a columnist for Reuters) Sept 2016 (Reuters) – Eight years to the day after the fall of Lehman Brothers and one thing has not changed: finance remains a private tax levied on the rest of us. Two stories […]

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Can you get rich investing in Uber?

The company is privately owned by a relatively small number of investors. Besides the Co-Founders, Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp, most of real money invested in Uber came from Angels, VC’s, Broker Dealers and about $3.5 billion from Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (…). Unless you are among those types of investor’s you can’t invest in Uber, much less get rich. The real question is when and if Uber goes […]

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