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- Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
About 80 companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index are acting as lenders, providing financing for suppliers that cannot secure loans from conventional channels. While such alternative loans carry r Read More
- Las Vegas Review-Journal
Orange Capital, a New York-based investment fund, wants Pinnacle Entertainment to spin off its casinos into a REIT to increase value, according to a regulatory filing. The company owns 4.4% of the gam Read More
- AmericanBanker.com (free registration)
Some adjustments are underway to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's "heightened expectations" proposal for the nation's biggest banks. Observers expect the regulator to relax some provisi Read More
Before buying, people should compare various annuities, particularly fixed-rate, indexed and multi-year guarantee annuities, writes annuity expert Stan Haithcock. "Simplicity and efficiency are always Read More
- Insurance Journal
Local officials should help in educating their communities about hurricane risk so the public can prepare for catastrophes, according to officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Nation Read More
- New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
Square, a payments startup company that struck a high-profile relationship with Starbucks in 2012, reportedly is losing money. "It's just a stark reminder that in payments, you really have to have eve Read More
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