Who Makes Better Funding Choices: Crowds or Experts?
Two Ivy League researchers compared crowdfunding and expert evaluation of proposed theater projects. Here's what they found.
Tax-Exempt Nonprofits Owe Millions in Payroll Taxes
Some tax-exempt groups are seriously delinquent on payroll taxes, but the IRS doesn’t appear too eager to go after them, according to a recent report.
Record Year for Private Equity Distributions
Preqin research shows private equity fund returns averaged 18% in 2013, outpacing capital calls by 46%, sees "positive momentum" continuing in 2014.
Compliance at Financial Services Firms Falls Short
Compliance firm Cipperman finds that firms, especially in the alternatives space, tend not to invest enough in staying compliant.
Global Venture Capital Investors Enthusiastic About U.S.
Global investor confidence in the U.S. has increased significantly thanks to favorable markets and abundant opportunities, according to a survey.
Investors Stash Cash, Fearing Geopolitical Risk, Rate Hike
Cash accounts for an average of 5.1% of global portfolios, up from 4.5% in July, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey.
As Marijuana Becomes Legal, a Hedge Fund Looks to Profit
Entrepreneur Leslie Bocskor foresees a $40 billion to $50 billion market for cannabis.
Financial Stress Takes Toll on U.S. Workers: Study
Nearly two-thirds of workers have recently felt extreme or moderate financial stress, according to a New York Life survey.
Investor Optimism Falls on Retirees’ Worries
Most Americans say the markets are a "fair" or "poor" way for average investors to grow wealth, a Wells Fargo/Gallup study found.
Private Companies Look to Boost Capital Investment, Hiring
A survey of executives by PwC found widespread optimism about the global economy over the next year.