Pinterest visits level off

Great article in the WSJ about Pinterest, visitors, and sales. Customers referred by Pinterest spent 2X per order ($140-$180) than those coming from Facebook, and 3X per order than those coming from Twitter. Source: RichRelevance Unique visitors to Pinterest via desktop machines has leveled-off in the past year. This does

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Peer-to-Peer Lending and Community Banks

Check out my recent post over at Peer Lending Advisors on Peer-to-Peer Lending and what Lending Club’s partnership with community banks means for P2P Lending and banking in general. http://www.peerlendingadvisors.com/what-community-banks-signing-on-with-lending-club-means-the-future-of-p2p-lending-and-banking-in-general/

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Why are bond yields so low?

I was reading an article about the plunge in interest rates on junk bonds and wondered, are bond rates low, and if so, why? I looked at AAA-rated Corporate Bonds (the highest-quality) and BAA-rated Corporate Bonds (medium-grade) as rated by Moody’s Investors Service, as that data was most readily available,

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