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  • Bill Ackman’s Secret $$ Deal for Herbalife Whistleblower Bill Ackman’s Secret $$ Deal for Herbalife Whistleblower

    The following is an excerpt from MATTHEW MOSK and BRIAN ROSS | April 22, 2014 | abcnews.go.com |
    In his year-long campaign against the embattled Herbalife company, Wall Street hedge fund manager Bill Ackman secretly promised a disgruntled former company executive as much as $3.6 million over 10 years if he lost his job after providing information to govern…

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  • Search for MH370 Reveals a Military Vulnerability for China Search for MH370 Reveals a Military Vulnerability for China

    The following is an excerpt from Greg Torode and Michael Martina | April 22, 2014 | Reuters.com |
    (Reuters) – When Chinese naval supply vessel Qiandaohu entered Australia’s Albany Port this month to replenish Chinese warships helping search for a missing Malaysian airliner, it highlighted a strategic headache for Beijing – its lack o…

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  • The Other Kentucky Women Posing a Threat to Republicans The Other Kentucky Women Posing a Threat to Republicans

    The following is an excerpt from Anna Brand | April 21, 2014 | msnbc.com |
    Alison Lundergan Grimes may be Kentucky’s best known Democratic woman running for office this year. But she is hardly alone: 31 progressive women candidates, hand-picked and trained by Emerge Kentucky, have filed for elective office in the Bluegrass State this year.
    The Democrati…

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  • New Google Street View Technology Can Decode CAPTCHA Security Tests Better Than Humans New Google Street View Technology Can Decode CAPTCHA Security Tests Better Than Humans

    The following is an excerpt from Ryan W. Neal | April 17. 2014 | ibtimes.com |
    While trying to improve Google Maps, the Google Street View team created a new computer program that’s so good at recognizing text in photographs, it can fool one of the most secure and best-known tests used for distinguishing humans from bots online.
    “Recognizing multi-d…

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  • Apple: Canaccord, Mizuho See FYQ2, Q3 Misses; UBS Tracks Buyback Progress Apple: Canaccord, Mizuho See FYQ2, Q3 Misses; UBS Tracks Buyback Progress

    The following is an excerpt from Tiernan Ray | April 21, 2014 | Barrons.com |
    Shares of Apple (AAPL) are up $5.99, or 1%, at $530.86, reversing earlier losses, as the Street prepares for Wednesday’s fiscal Q2 report, after the closing bell.
    The Street is modeling revenue of $43.7 billion and $10.19 per share for the quarter, versus Apple management’s for…

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  • Obamacare Enrollees Warned About Heartbleed Super Bug Obamacare Enrollees Warned About Heartbleed Super Bug

    The following is an excerpt from rt.com | April 20, 2014 |
    The 8 million Americans who have signed up to President Barack Obama’s health insurance website, HealthCare.gov, have been advised to change their passwords to guard against a Web encryption glitch.
    While Obamacare hopes to insure Americans from the high cost of medical care, it may prove no m…

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  • Netflix, Halliburton, Hasbro Are Stocks to Watch Netflix, Halliburton, Hasbro Are Stocks to Watch

    The following is an excerpt from Sue Chang | April 20, 2014 | marketwatch.com |
    SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Monday’s session are Netflix Inc., Halliburton Co., Hasbro Inc. and LinkedIn Corp.
    Netflix Inc. NFLX +4.32% is projected to report first-quarter earnings of 81 cents a share,…

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  • $803,300 Chinese Car Goes on Sale $803,300 Chinese Car Goes on Sale

    The following is an excerpt from Bloomberg News | April 19, 2014 | Bloomberg.com |
    Forget Ferraris. Someone paid at least 5 million yuan ($803,300) to buy a Chinese car.
    China FAW Group Corp. began taking orders for the tailor-made Red Flag L5, the nation’s most expensive vehicle, with the first one sold to a customer in Nanjing, the automaker said in a state…

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  • There Is A Tsunami Coming There Is A Tsunami Coming

    Warren (my husband) and I just returned from the New York conference on 3D printing(April 2-4, 2014) presented by Mediabistro (MBIS). The last conference we attended was in Chicago, July 2013.  I estimate the crowd to be at least three times larger in New York and the exhibit hall to be two- three times as large with established and many new players. The aisle…

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  • Form 8-A Registration Statements Form 8-A Registration Statements

    By: Brenda Hamilton, Attorney
    Hamilton & Associates Law Group
    April 17, 2014
     
    Form 8-A is a shortened type of securities registration statement under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, (the “Exchange Act”) that registers a class of an issuer’s securities.  Form 8-A requires disclosure of general information about the issuer’s se…

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  • Use of Form S-1 Proceeds In SEC Registration Statements – Securities Lawyer 101 Use of Form S-1 Proceeds In SEC Registration Statements – Securities Lawyer 101

    By: Brenda Hamilton, Attorney
    Hamilton & Associates Law Group
    April 17, 2014
     
    Companies going public have several options in how to structure their transaction when registering securities with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).  They can seek to raise capital using the registration or they can simply register shares on be…

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  • SEC Registration Statement Attorney – 2014 Q & A – Securities Lawyer 101 SEC Registration Statement Attorney – 2014 Q & A – Securities Lawyer 101

    By: Brenda Hamilton, Attorney
    Hamilton & Associates Law Group
    April 10, 2014
     
    The new rules under the JOBS Act have increased interest in going public transactions and SEC registration statements as part of the capital raising process.  This blog post addresses some of the most common questions we are asked as registration statement atto…

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  • Offering Price & Dilution Disclosures in Registration Statements Offering Price & Dilution Disclosures in Registration Statements

    By: Brenda Hamilton, Attorney
    Hamilton & Associates Law Group
    April 3, 2014
     
    Companies going public have several options in how to structure their transaction when filing a Form S-1 registration statement.
    The issuer can seek to raise capital by registering shares to sell through an Initial Public or Direct Public Offering,  it may r…

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  • Options Writer Series — Buy Stocks At The Price You Are Willing To Pay Options Writer Series — Buy Stocks At The Price You Are Willing To Pay

    By Warren Kaplan
    The Stock Option Writer
    © Warren Kaplan 2011-2014
    March 31, 2014
    With the DOW and the S&P averages flirting with continual new highs, I am generally concerned about my investments and so I guess are you. If you have been following my suggestions, you have been piling up cash reserves from all of the profits. These reserves earn very littl…

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  • Form S-1 Summary Information – Securities Attorney 101 Form S-1 Summary Information – Securities Attorney 101

    By: Brenda Hamilton, Attorney
    Hamilton & Associates Law Group
    March 27, 2014
     
    Form S-1 is the most commonly used registration statement filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”).
    This blog post addresses the requirements of the Form S-1 cover page and summary information.
    The Form S-1 summary information and front pa…

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  • Form S-1 Risk Factor Attorneys – Securities Lawyer 101 Form S-1 Risk Factor Attorneys – Securities Lawyer 101

    By: Brenda Hamilton, Attorney
    Hamilton & Associates Law Group
    March 20, 2014
     
    The Securities Act of 1933 is often called the “truth in securities” law.  It has two basic objectives: to require that investors receive financial and other important information about securities being offered for sale, and to prohibit deceit, misrepresenta…

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Bill Ackman’s Secret $$ Deal for Herbalife Whistleblower Bill Ackman’s Secret $$ Deal for Herbalife Whistleblower

The following is an excerpt from MATTHEW MOSK and BRIAN ROSS | April 22, 2014 | abcnews.go.com |
In his year-long campaign against the embattled Herbalife company, Wall Street hedge fund manager Bill Ackman secretly promised a disgruntled former company executive as much as $3.6 million over 10 years if he lost his job after providing information to govern…

Read More
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Search for MH370 Reveals a Military Vulnerability for China Search for MH370 Reveals a Military Vulnerability for China

The following is an excerpt from Greg Torode and Michael Martina | April 22, 2014 | Reuters.com |
(Reuters) – When Chinese naval supply vessel Qiandaohu entered Australia’s Albany Port this month to replenish Chinese warships helping search for a missing Malaysian airliner, it highlighted a strategic headache for Beijing – its lack o…

Read More
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The Other Kentucky Women Posing a Threat to Republicans The Other Kentucky Women Posing a Threat to Republicans

The following is an excerpt from Anna Brand | April 21, 2014 | msnbc.com |
Alison Lundergan Grimes may be Kentucky’s best known Democratic woman running for office this year. But she is hardly alone: 31 progressive women candidates, hand-picked and trained by Emerge Kentucky, have filed for elective office in the Bluegrass State this year.
The Democrati…

Read More
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New Google Street View Technology Can Decode CAPTCHA Security Tests Better Than Humans New Google Street View Technology Can Decode CAPTCHA Security Tests Better Than Humans

The following is an excerpt from Ryan W. Neal | April 17. 2014 | ibtimes.com |
While trying to improve Google Maps, the Google Street View team created a new computer program that’s so good at recognizing text in photographs, it can fool one of the most secure and best-known tests used for distinguishing humans from bots online.
“Recognizing multi-d…

Read More
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Apple: Canaccord, Mizuho See FYQ2, Q3 Misses; UBS Tracks Buyback Progress Apple: Canaccord, Mizuho See FYQ2, Q3 Misses; UBS Tracks Buyback Progress

The following is an excerpt from Tiernan Ray | April 21, 2014 | Barrons.com |
Shares of Apple (AAPL) are up $5.99, or 1%, at $530.86, reversing earlier losses, as the Street prepares for Wednesday’s fiscal Q2 report, after the closing bell.
The Street is modeling revenue of $43.7 billion and $10.19 per share for the quarter, versus Apple management’s for…

Read More
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Obamacare Enrollees Warned About Heartbleed Super Bug Obamacare Enrollees Warned About Heartbleed Super Bug

The following is an excerpt from rt.com | April 20, 2014 |
The 8 million Americans who have signed up to President Barack Obama’s health insurance website, HealthCare.gov, have been advised to change their passwords to guard against a Web encryption glitch.
While Obamacare hopes to insure Americans from the high cost of medical care, it may prove no m…

Read More
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Netflix, Halliburton, Hasbro Are Stocks to Watch Netflix, Halliburton, Hasbro Are Stocks to Watch

The following is an excerpt from Sue Chang | April 20, 2014 | marketwatch.com |
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Monday’s session are Netflix Inc., Halliburton Co., Hasbro Inc. and LinkedIn Corp.
Netflix Inc. NFLX +4.32% is projected to report first-quarter earnings of 81 cents a share,…

Read More
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$803,300 Chinese Car Goes on Sale $803,300 Chinese Car Goes on Sale

The following is an excerpt from Bloomberg News | April 19, 2014 | Bloomberg.com |
Forget Ferraris. Someone paid at least 5 million yuan ($803,300) to buy a Chinese car.
China FAW Group Corp. began taking orders for the tailor-made Red Flag L5, the nation’s most expensive vehicle, with the first one sold to a customer in Nanjing, the automaker said in a state…

Read More
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Earth-Size Planet Where Water Could Exist Discovered Earth-Size Planet Where Water Could Exist Discovered

The following is an excerpt from Robert Lee Hotz | April 17, 2014 | allthingsd.com |
For the first time, astronomers have discovered a world nearly the size of Earth orbiting a far star where water might exist as a life-giving liquid, scientists announced Thursday.
Using the Kepler space telescope, Elisa Quintana of the SETI Institute at the National Aerona…

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2015 BMW X4 Creates Its Own Class 2015 BMW X4 Creates Its Own Class

The following is an excerpt from Wayne Cunningham | April 16, 2014 | cnet.com |
NEW YORK — In style and intention, the BMW X4, an all-new model first presented at the 2014 New York International Auto Show, seems like a baby X6, but get up close and the new model appears as something else entirely.
The X6 is the sporty and aggressive brother to the X5, the latt…

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Billionaire CEO Paychecks 2013 Billionaire CEO Paychecks 2013

The following is an excerpt from Kathryn Dill | April 17, 2014 | Forbes.com |
Google GOOG -2.64% chief executive Larry Page accepted a salary of just $1 last year, but it didn’t hurt his net worth–the tech whiz is still worth more than $30 billion.
Page is just one of the many billionaires CEOs whose compensation has been in the spotlight recently as compani…

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Tech Stocks Slump After Google, IBM Disappoint Tech Stocks Slump After Google, IBM Disappoint

The following is an excerpt from Alex Veiga | April 17, 2014 | Time.com |
Stocks edged lower on Thursday as investors digested a crop of disappointing earnings by Google, IBM and UnitedHealth. It’s the first time this week that the major stock indexes headed lower immediately after the start of trading.
KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index…

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