My shocking discovery in a Main Street, U.S.A. bathroom launched me into a lifetime of looking back at my shortened childhood. read more
A recent Motley Fool article noted that some bankers actually are going to jail. Since the onset of the financial crisis, the cries from Main Street to jail bankers has been loud and steady. None of major executives from the top Wall...Show More Summary
Submitted by Lance Roberts of Street Talk Live blog, I have often spoken of the disconnect between Wall Street and Main Street. While asset prices are inflated by continued interventions of monetary policy from the Federal Reserve, boosting...Show More Summary
A lippie that's finding itself in the main rotation lately and one I am pretty sure will be a summer staple is the new CK One Shine Lipstick in Tagged from the Street Edition collection. This is a most unusual pick for me since I rarely go near pinks. Show More Summary
Abortion activists love their folklore. Women. Hangers. Millions of deaths. None of it’s true, but it sure sounds scary in a sound bite. Planned Parenthood’s own Medical Director, Dr. Mary Calderone, in a 1959 article decrying the lack of social acceptance of abortion declared: “Abortion is no longer a dangerous procedure…90% of all illegal abortions [...]
By Wall Street Trading: By Joseph Morrison Inflation Pressure Since 2008, there has been a world war raging pitting the world's central banks against global economic meltdown. The central banks' main weapon has been some of the loosest monetary policies in history. Show More Summary
Square is a revolution in the way that merchants of all sizes (but especially the smaller ones) take payments for their products and services. Even in the little town I live in I can count several ‘main street’ merchants using the Square system to make their payment processing direct and easy. You pay on what [...]
You know those big name brands that seem like industry giants? Well, most of them started on Main Street. From Sears to J.C. Penney to Best Buy and Walmart, each of these brands’ beginnings stem from entrepreneurs with small beginnings, big dreams and great business plans. During the Main Street Retailing Forum held as part [...]
By Valuentum: Business development company Main Street (MAIN) reported solid first-quarter results Thursday afternoon, marked by a strong increase in net investment income and book value. Net investment income per share rose 35% year-over-year to $0.50 per share, easily eclipsing consensus estimates. Show More Summary
Amid the euphoria of record levels for the Dow or the S&P 500, Wall Street and Main Street.That's certainly true, but my visit to Chaparral High School reminded me that for some kids, even Main Street looks like a dream destination -- and they don't have the bus fare to get there.
Private equity firm is switching to a semi-annual special dividend policy instead of an annual payout.
In addition to the third quarter's regular monthly dividends of $0.155 per share that Main Street Capital announced last week, the private equity firm announced today it would be making its semi-annual special dividend payment of $0.20...Show More Summary
This one is fairly incredible. Bloomberg LP's main business is selling ridiculously expensive terminals to Wall Street/financial folks for tracking market information. While I understood why they were able to succeed early on, I've been shocked that the internet hasn't seriously disrupted their business over the past decade or so. Show More Summary
Circa 1908. "Main Street -- Littleton, New Hampshire." Yes, they have bananas, and Moxie, too. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.
A Ghanaian immigrant has killed one man and injured four others in a frenzied and apparently random pickaxe attack in Milan.The attacker wildly swung the pickaxe, running down streets and ferociously striking passers-by, mainly on the...Show More Summary
Main Street Capital (MAIN) Q1 2013 Earnings Call May 10, 2013 10:00 am ET Executives Ben Burnham - Vice President of Investor Relations Counsel Vincent D. Foster - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President, Member of Credit Committee and Member of Investment Committee Todd A. Show More Summary
As Record Store Day 2013 quickly fades into the distance and the spring/ summer garage sale season in the wild and wooly streets of New Jersey ignites, I’m reminded of the many wonderful records that are available out there that are not in record stores! Why, just two weeks ago, I jumped out of the [...] Advertise here with BSA
Stephanie Owen’s and Isabel Sawhill’s Brookings report, “Should Everyone Go to College?” is getting a great deal of well-deserved attention. But some of the coverage misses the report’s main implication. The Wall Street Journal opened their article, “Even in a … Continue reading ?
This Spring 2013 issue of Sociological Quarterly is dedicated mainly to discussion of Occupy Wall Street. A nice mix of movement research veterans, younger folks, and activists: Frances Fox Piven on organization Rasmus Kleis Nielsen on the use of social media Richard Flacks discusses the future of OWS. Required reading for movement scholars. Adverts: From Black […]
Private equity firm Main Street Capital announced today third-quarter monthly dividends of $0.155 per share, the same rate it paid in the second quarter after it raised the payout a half penny from $0.15 per share. The board of directors...Show More Summary