Monthly Archives: November 2019

DoJ To End Production/Distribution Restrictions

Did you hear it yesterday? The biggest news in the entertainment business was announced by the Justice Department which soon plans to ask the court to terminate the Paramount consent decrees, except for a two-year sunset period on the bans … Continue reading

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How Smart Is The Crowd?

How smart is “the crowd”? Can a bunch of rich millennial men be better at guessing the future, like who is going to win the next Presidential election, than the professional pollsters? Maybe not, but you can make some money … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Rip-Offs On Facebook

Scam alert. On Facebook, of course. Mashable notes that scammers are finding cool new products on the crowdfunding sites Kickstarter and Indiegogo, ripping the photos and data and placing ads for them on Facebook. The ads seek orders directed to … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Founder Crowdfunding News Site

Tired of the junk news you get on Facebook, Yahoo and Twitter? Can there be an alternative to these digital giants when WikiTribune, Ello and Diaspora never really gained traction? The creator of Wikipedia thinks that crowdfunding a  new news … Continue reading

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Crowdfunder Pays Interest In Beer

Think fixed income investing is BORING? How about one that pays you in beer? That’s what the Scottish craft brewer BrewDog is offering on the United Kingdom investment crowdfunding portal CrowdCube. In order to launch their new Australian brewery, the … Continue reading

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IRS Targeting Crypto Investors

If you are a cryptocurrency investor, watch your mail for a letter from the Internal Revenue service. The IRS’s criminal division (serious stuff) is targeting “dozens” of possible cryptocurrency tax evaders and cyber-criminals using new tools, internationally shared data and … Continue reading

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Chinese Finance WWII Film

Who do you turn to if you’re a big-time Hollywood director known for your blockbuster movies after Hollywood has said “no”? In this case, it was a Chinese entertainment/real estate company. That’s how “Midway,” the historic World War II battle … Continue reading

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