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Securities Class Action Clearinghouse

The Securities Class Action Clearinghouse provides detailed information relating to the prosecution, defense, and settlement of federal class action securities fraud litigation. The Clearinghouse maintains an Index of Filings of 1763 issuers that have been named in federal class action securities fraud lawsuits since passage of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The Clearinghouse also contains copies of more than 2000 complaints, briefs, … [ Read more ]

The Warren Buffett Business Factors

Cesar Labitan, Jr. MD (an MBAE student at Purdue University – Calumet) has assembled a collection of selected passages from the letters of Warren E. Buffett to the Shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. The idea was borrowed from Professor Lawrence Cunningham’s 1997 book, “The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America” but differs from that book in the manner and order the sections are … [ Read more ] is the most recognized source of news, analysis and information on early stage capital market investing information, including initial public offerings, venture capital and private placements.

Founded in 1997 by Brad Sinrod and David Roberts, has become the most popular site for investors interested in early stage investment information and opportunities. Up-to-date analysis, calendars, news and searchable databases help make the most timely … [ Read more ]

Glossary for Traders

This handy glossary of trading terms is from the News for Traders Website. Trading words and phrases are concisely defined and listed in alphabetical order. Hyperlinks within the definitions lead users to other words in the glossary or to outside sources. The glossary may be browsed, but there is no search feature.

Private Equity Primer

People use private equity in a broad sense to describe any investment strategy that involves the purchase of equity in a private company. Along with leveraged buyouts, these strategies include venture capital investments, distressed debt investments and mezzanine debt financings.

The first section of this primer is devoted to defining the various sub-specialties within private equity (leveraged buyouts, venture capital, mezzanine debt/distressed debt, funds-of-funds … [ Read more ]

Stocks and the Stock Market Resource Center

A set of informative articles from Equity Analytics, Ltd. covering various areas of investments. Sampling of articles: The Short Sale of Stock; Cash Accounts and Margin Accounts; Initial Public Offerings (IPO’s) of Securities; Stock Splits, Reverse Stock Splits, Cash and Stock Dividends…