“The Crowd-Funding Revolution” By Kevin Lawton and Dan Marom

The JOBS Act which was signed by President Obama in April 2012 and which goes into effect in 2013 will enable small businesses to tap into the power of crowd-funding as a means to raise capital. Crowd-Funding lobbyist Kevin Lawton and his co-author Dan Marom, see this as a great step in transforming the current…

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Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence

illiam L. Silber is one of America’s most respected experts on finance and banking and Director of the Glucksman Institute for Research in Securities Markets at the Stern School of Business, NYU. His new book, Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence, is definitely a must-read for those interested in the life of Paul A. Volcker, the…

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Why I Left Goldman Sachs

n March 14th 2012, readers of the New York Times awoke to an Op-Ed “Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs.” Within 24 hours, 3 million visitors to the Times’ website had checked out Greg Smith’s account of how an investment bank that was once a proving ground for high-ranking government officials had become a place…

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