In August, 2010 Skype filed with the SEC for a $100 million IPO that could be the biggest deal by a technology company since Google. It expects to raise a maximum of $100 million through the sale, though the amount of shares being offered and the price range have yet ... Read More
September 14, 2011
FINAL JUDGMENT OF DISGORGMENT, PREJUDGMENT INTEREST AND CIVIL PENALTY ENTERED AGAINST DEFENDANT DONALD R. MCKELVEY
The Commission announced that on July 26, 2011, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida entered a final judgment of disgorgement, prejudgment interest and civil penalty against Defendant Donald R. ... Read More
The veteran business journalist talks with the Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about his remarkable career, what he thinks about America’s economic outlook and his little-known connection to Mick Jagger.
A typical day in the life of Stuart Varney, host of Fox Business Network’s “Varney & Co.,” begins in the wee ... Read More
September 15, 2011
Securities and Exchange Commission v. James O’Reilly, James P. McAluney, and Martin CutlerSEC FILES INJUNCTIVE
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the filing of a complaint in federal district court against James O’Reilly (O’Reilly), James P. McAluney (McAluney), and Martin Cutler (Cutler) (collectively, “Defendants”). The complaint alleges that O’Reilly, ... Read More
Barbed wire is composed of two zinc-coated steel strands twisted together with twisted barbs spaced regularly along them. The need for barbed wire arose in the 19th century as the American frontier moved westward into the Great Plains and traditional fence materials—wooden rails and stone—became scarce and expensive. Of the ... Read More
Born Wilmot Reed Hastings, Jr. in 1961, Reed Hastings earned master's degrees in computer science and in education from Stanford University.
His career has been as varied as the movies offered by Netflix. He served in the Peace Corps in Swaziland from 1983 to 1986; worked as a software developer from ... Read More
The legendary investment-banking expert talks with the Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about his 50-year career and why investment conferences are so important to small companies today.
Gary Bryant is said to be among the best in the micro-cap, capital markets industry, taking companies public, making deals and getting deals done. ... Read More