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Blog Post: AllAboutAlpha: Pension Funds and Blair's PFI Legacy

March 22, 2012 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

Britain’s Private Finance Initiative has continued through the administrations since Blair’s, and indeed has inspired emulation across the Channel. At the same time, it has stirred up a good deal of criticism, and in November 2011 the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a plan to reform the PFI. One of the reform proposals is to seek broader participation by pension funds, or in pale bureaucratic jargon, “access a wider range of financing sources.”

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Blog Post: FinanceClippings: Why the IPO is broken.

March 21, 2012 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

Most firms that do IPOs now don't really need the money - they are just forced to go public.   Excellent article in Wired.

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Blog Post: reszatonline: Just a coin: CFA 1976

March 21, 2012 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

When I was a little girl, neighbors and friends of the family used to bring me coins from their travels which I kept in a small wooden box. For no special reason, I still have the box. Over the years, my treasure grew from my own travels, and those of my friends, and in this [...]

Blog Post: TheReformedBroker: So you want to be a Wall Street intern'¦

March 21, 2012 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

My friend Haley Feinberg, Chief Executive Intern at Business Insider, is back with a very useful post for those who are planning on interning on [...]

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