Archive for November, 2012

Former Fair Financial Company CEO Sentenced In Indianapolis to 50 Years in Prison for Role in $200 Million Fraud Scheme

November 30, 2012

WASHINGTON – The former chief executive officer of Fair Financial Company, an Ohio financial services business, was sentenced today to serve 50 years in prison for his role in a scheme to defraud approximately 5,000 investors of more than $200 million, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana Joseph H. Hogsett.               Timothy S. …click to read more…

State Department: U.S. Department of State to Host South Asia Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium in Dhaka, Bangladesh December 8-11, 2012

November 30, 2012

The U.S. Department of State will host the South Asia Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium in Dhaka, Bangladesh in support of the New Silk Road vision of enhancing regional economic integration and advancing economic growth, peace, and stability. The symposium, which will be held at the Ruposhi Bangla Hotel December 8-11, will address the challenges and opportunities faced by women-owned small and medium sized enterprises and create cross-border linkages between women entrepreneurs …click to read more…

Las Vegas Mobile Beauty Ready to Take on the Busiest Wedding Season of… 

November 30, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 Being ready to meet the demands of the booming wedding business is one reason Las Vegas Mobile Beauty has established a reputation as the “must-have” traveling salon in the Las Vegas area. The premier mobile salon is now gearing up for its busiest season with numerous clients already booking Las Vegas Mobile Beauty to style brides, bridesmaids, wedding parties and guests for their …click to read more…

US Mechanic, Wife Claim Share of $588 Million Lottery Jackpot

November 30, 2012

An unemployed office manager and her husband from a rural hamlet in the Midwestern U.S. state of Missouri have come forward to claim one half of the multi-state $588 million lottery jackpot known as Powerball. Cindy Hill and her husband Mark, a 52-year-old mechanic, were introduced to the public on Friday in Dearborn, Missouri, a town of 496 residents about 50 kilometers north of Kansas City. The Hills chose to …click to read more…

State Department: Daily Press Briefing – November 30, 2012

November 30, 2012

1:17 p.m. EST MS. NULAND: All right, everybody. We are late again. I apologize. We had a little – we got a little discombobulated because the Kimberley Process thing went a little late, and the Secretary’s thing went a little late. But here we are. I have nothing at the top. I think the front bench are on their way, so go for it, Zach and Madge. Please, Maddie. QUESTION: …click to read more…

What Are We Waiting For?

November 30, 2012

China has suffered long at the hands of corrupt officials. And yet the proposal to bring in a “sunshine law” requiring leaders and officials to disclose the details of their personal wealth comes back year after year. We hear the feet on the stairs, yet no visitor arrives. This is very strange. Incomprehensible, unless of course someone very powerful is obstructing it behind the scenes. If the very powerful are …click to read more…

Stein, Large-Scale Asset Purchases

November 30, 2012

Governor Jeremy C. Stein At the Third Boston University/Boston Fed Conference on Macro-Finance Linkages, Boston, Massachusetts November 30, 2012 Large-Scale Asset Purchases Given that the conference theme is macro-finance linkages, I thought I would try to lay out a corporate finance perspective on large-scale asset purchases (LSAPs).  I have found this perspective helpful in thinking both about the general efficacy of LSAPs going forward, and about the differential effects of …click to read more…

Production and Broadcast Pioneer Brian Hammond Creates New Deals for… 

November 30, 2012

London, England (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 Superior Venture Corp. (“Superior” or “the Company”) (OTCQB:SVEN) has appointed Brian Hammond as its President, CEO and a Director Of The Board. Mr. Hammond will be guiding the Company’s development of projects that it is pursuing with major Chinese film studios through Ilustrato Pictures. His experience in co-development and international film production will be instrumental to the strategic deal flow for the Company. Brian …click to read more…

Administrator of Self-Directed Retirement Plans Launches YouTube… 

November 30, 2012

Roseland, NJ (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 Next Generation Trust Services, LLC, a third-party administrator of self-directed retirement plans, is sharing helpful tips online about self-direction as a retirement wealth-building strategy. The firm has launched a YouTube channel, http://www.youtube.com/user/nextgenerationtrust, where individuals can watch presentations about various aspects of investing in alternative assets. With self-direction, the investor makes all of his or her own investment decisions, usually based on what they already …click to read more…

Weekly Wrap Up: #My2k, Tweet it!

November 30, 2012

Watch the West Wing Week here. Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov: #My2k: This week, President Obama called on the American people to speak out in favor of keeping taxes low on the middle class. He explained: If Congress does nothing, every family in America will see their taxes automatically go up at the beginning of next year. A typical middle-class family of four would see its …click to read more…