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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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  • Countdown: The 13 Worst Tweets of All Time Countdown: The 13 Worst Tweets of All Time

    The following is an excerpt from Alyssa Bereznak | April 16, 2014 | Yahoo.com |
    On Monday, the US Airways Twitter account replied to a customer with a tweet that included a photo of a sex act involving a toy plane. It was horrifying, to say the least; and, for some reason, it remained online for more than an hour without being deleted. For that hour, the Twitterati…

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  • Google Sells Out of White Glass Model Google Sells Out of White Glass Model

    The following is an excerpt from Heather Kelly | April 15, 2014 | CNN.com |
    San Francisco (CNN) — Tuesday, for the first time, Google Glass was made available to the general public. As part of the one-day-only offering, anyone in the U.S. could buy the $1,500 face-mounted computers and get a free pair of glass or sunglass frames.
    Google isn’t shar…

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  • Companies to Voluntarily Activate Smartphone “Kill Switches” in 2015 Companies to Voluntarily Activate Smartphone “Kill Switches” in 2015

    The following is an excerpt from Michael Roppolo | April 16, 2014 | CBSNews.com |
    Smartphone activated after July 2015 just might have a “kill switch” — rendering the device inoperable if it was ever lost or stolen.
    According to the Federal Communications Commission, 40 percent of robberies across the country now involve smartphones,…

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  • Rescuers Race to Find Survivors of South Korean Ferry Sinking Rescuers Race to Find Survivors of South Korean Ferry Sinking

    The following is an excerpt from Alastair Gale,Kwanwoo Jun and In-Soo Nam | April 16, 2014 | WSJ.com |
    SEOUL—South Korean military divers worked into darkness Wednesday to search for close to 300 people missing after a ferry sank near the country’s southwest coast, in what many fear will become one of the nation’s worst passenger-ship disas…

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  • Yes, IQ Really Matters Yes, IQ Really Matters

    The following is an excerpt from David Z. Hambrick and Christopher Chabris | April 14, 2014 | Slate.com |
    The College Board—the standardized testing behemoth that develops and administers the SAT and other tests—has redesigned its flagship product again. Beginning in spring 2016, the writing section will be optional, the reading section will no lon…

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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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  • Options Writer Series — Do Not Panic – How To Handle Stock Declines – Great Opportunities Options Writer Series — Do Not Panic – How To Handle Stock Declines – Great Opportunities

    By Warren Kaplan
    The Stock Option Writer
    © Warren Kaplan 2011-2014
    March 17, 2014
     
    No one really knows what will happen next in the Crimea issue. I do remember that China took over Tibet without the citizens voting. India was nervous as was Taiwan and hence the USA.  That was in 1951, during the Korean Police Action. (If it was a war, I would have gotten th…

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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…

Read More
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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…

Read More
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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…

Read More
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Countdown: The 13 Worst Tweets of All Time Countdown: The 13 Worst Tweets of All Time

The following is an excerpt from Alyssa Bereznak | April 16, 2014 | Yahoo.com |
On Monday, the US Airways Twitter account replied to a customer with a tweet that included a photo of a sex act involving a toy plane. It was horrifying, to say the least; and, for some reason, it remained online for more than an hour without being deleted. For that hour, the Twitterati…

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Google Sells Out of White Glass Model Google Sells Out of White Glass Model

The following is an excerpt from Heather Kelly | April 15, 2014 | CNN.com |
San Francisco (CNN) — Tuesday, for the first time, Google Glass was made available to the general public. As part of the one-day-only offering, anyone in the U.S. could buy the $1,500 face-mounted computers and get a free pair of glass or sunglass frames.
Google isn’t shar…

Read More
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Companies to Voluntarily Activate Smartphone “Kill Switches” in 2015 Companies to Voluntarily Activate Smartphone “Kill Switches” in 2015

The following is an excerpt from Michael Roppolo | April 16, 2014 | CBSNews.com |
Smartphone activated after July 2015 just might have a “kill switch” — rendering the device inoperable if it was ever lost or stolen.
According to the Federal Communications Commission, 40 percent of robberies across the country now involve smartphones,…

Read More
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Rescuers Race to Find Survivors of South Korean Ferry Sinking Rescuers Race to Find Survivors of South Korean Ferry Sinking

The following is an excerpt from Alastair Gale,Kwanwoo Jun and In-Soo Nam | April 16, 2014 | WSJ.com |
SEOUL—South Korean military divers worked into darkness Wednesday to search for close to 300 people missing after a ferry sank near the country’s southwest coast, in what many fear will become one of the nation’s worst passenger-ship disas…

Read More
No Comments

Yes, IQ Really Matters Yes, IQ Really Matters

The following is an excerpt from David Z. Hambrick and Christopher Chabris | April 14, 2014 | Slate.com |
The College Board—the standardized testing behemoth that develops and administers the SAT and other tests—has redesigned its flagship product again. Beginning in spring 2016, the writing section will be optional, the reading section will no lon…

Read More
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‘The New IRS’ Lets You Pick How Your Tax Dollars Are Spent ‘The New IRS’ Lets You Pick How Your Tax Dollars Are Spent

The following is an excerpt from Marine Cole | April 15, 2014 | Thefiscaltimes.com |
Now that you’ve filed your federal tax return — you’ve filed, right? The clock is ticking — you may be crossing another task off your To Do list, breathing a sigh of relief, or maybe dreaming up ways to spend a refund check. Chances are, though, that you aren’t giving m…

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12 Reactions to the ‘Blood Moon’ Eclipse You Have to See 12 Reactions to the ‘Blood Moon’ Eclipse You Have to See

The following is an excerpt from Dan Good | April 14, 2014 | abcnews.go.com |
The moon glowed red, and Twitter erupted.
People across the world watched the rare “blood moon” lunar eclipse overnight. During the eclipse, the Earth’s shadow blocked the moon, with the moon glowing as it received refracted light that spilled over the Earth’s ci…

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5 Ways Graphene Material will Change Gadgets Forever 5 Ways Graphene Material will Change Gadgets Forever

The following is an excerpt from Michael Andronico | April 15, 2014 | Foxnews.com |
The future of technology could hinge on a single material. The industry is currently buzzing over the potential of graphene, which is the strongest, slimmest and most malleable material in known existence. Graphene, which is a form of carbon, could change the way our devices…

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Coca-Cola Sales Beat Estimates as China Volumes Soar Coca-Cola Sales Beat Estimates as China Volumes Soar

The following is an excerpt from Siddharth Cavale | April 15, 2014 | Reuters.com |
(Reuters) – Coca-Cola Co reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as strong sales in China more than offset a drop in Europe and flat volumes in North America.
Coke’s shares, which had fallen 3.4 percent in the 12 months to Monday’s close, were up 3…

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