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Renaissance Capital

California financial services firm First Foundation files for a $58 million IPO

4/19/2014, 12:51 am from Renaissance Capital in News Headlines, IPOs

First Foundation, which provides wealth management to high net worth individuals and commercial banking services to businesses and consumers, filed on Saturday with the SEC to raise up to $58 million in an initial public offering. The… Read More

Renaissance Capital

Obesity biotech Zafgen files for a $86 million IPO

4/19/2014, 12:00 am from Renaissance Capital in News Headlines, IPOs

Zafgen, a clinical stage biotech developing a treatment for obesity, filed on Friday with the SEC to raise up to $86 million in an initial public offering. The Cambridge, MA based company, which was founded in 2005,… Read More

Renaissance Capital

Chinese mobile gaming company Chukong Technologies files for a $150 million IPO

4/18/2014, 11:46 pm from Renaissance Capital in News Headlines, IPOs

Chukong Technologies, a Chinese mobile game developer and publisher that also maintains an open source engine, filed on Friday with the SEC to raise up to $150 million in an initial public offering. The Beijing, China based… Read More

Renaissance Capital

Oil & gas E&P Sundance Energy Australia withdraws IPO

4/18/2014, 10:18 pm from Renaissance Capital in News Headlines, IPOs

Sundance Energy Australia, a US oil and gas E&P operating in the Eagle Ford and Woodford formations, withdrew its plans for an initial public offering on Friday citing poor market conditions. The Denver, CO based company is… Read More

GuruFocus

GuruFocus Real Time Picks of the Week

4/18/2014, 7:13 pm from GuruFocus in Investing, Stocks

The following information is a highlight of the real time guru activity we saw this week. To view more information on these gurus, check out their guru portfolios . The "Real Time Picks" reports the stock purchases and sells… Read More

Zacks.com

Buy When Everyone is Selling - Weekend Wisdom

4/18/2014, 2:09 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Stocks

"Buy when everyone is selling." How many times have you heard that as stocks are plunging? I don't know about you, but it's easier said than done. But there's one group of investors who charge in to buy when… Read More

Zacks.com

Direxion Planning Hedge Fund Tracking ETF - ETF News And Commentary

4/18/2014, 2:00 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, ETFs

It's a dream for many retail investors to invest like some of the biggest and most influential institutional investors of the likes of George Soros, Carl Icahn and John Paulson, to find the next bunch of outperforming securities. Unfortunately,… Read More

StreetAuthority

The 'Boring' Fund That Keeps Crushing The Market

4/18/2014, 2:00 pm from StreetAuthority in Investing, Stocks

The old saying "You get what you pay for" doesn't necessarily hold true for mutual funds. # ad_banner #Lots of funds that won't let you in for less than $25,000 or $50,000 lag behind the market… Read More

Benzinga

Energy ETFs Surge On Higher Commodity Prices

4/18/2014, 1:00 pm from Benzinga in Investing, Commodities, ETFs, International, Investing Ideas

The energy sector has been trading sharply higher, as rising oil and natural gas prices create a sturdy tailwind for many of these integrated service and exploration companies. After a frightening dip in January, that tested… Read More

Steven Hansen

Productivity Gains Not Being Shared With the Workforce

4/18/2014, 12:13 pm from Steven Hansen in Investing, Economy

Recent posts have shown that productivity gains are not being reflected in Joe Sixpack's paycheck. The proof of this is shown in  charts and statements  such as the following: So where are all of the gains in productivity going? Two places: First, owners of capital are getting a bigger share of… Read More