Finance articles published in May 2012
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May 23, 2012
Farmland Investments Set to Profit as Wheat Prices Soar
Investing in wheat farmland an excellent way to play skyrocketing grain commodity prices
Facebook, Zuck, Investment Banks Face Investor Lawsuit Over Botched IPO
A group of investors have sued Facebook, founder Mark Zuckerberg, and a variety of investment houses, alleging that a report downgrading Facebook's IPO valuation was kept secret.
May 18, 2012
Farmland Investments in Africa - Can They be Both Ethical and Profitable?
African farmland investment can be quite profitable, but a set of guiding ethical principles are needed
May 15, 2012
World Financial Markets Down on Greek Euro Exit Fears
World financial markets have seen strong downside pressure this week as fears intensify that Greece could leave the euro.
May 9, 2012
How To Free Up The Home Mortgage Market?
Regulations have made it nearly impossible to qualify for a mortgage.
May 6, 2012
NYSE's Last Gasp Before Death?
Are the days of the NYSE numbered?
May 3, 2012
ECB Holds Key Interest Rate, Euro Trades in Consolidation Range
The European single currency declined versus the U.S. dollar today following a decision to hold the benchmark interest rate.
May 1, 2012
May 2012 I Bond Rate Falls to 2.20%
The latest I Bond rate falls 0.86% from the previous rate.
RBA Slashes Australian Interest Rate to 3.75 Percent
The Australian dollar has dropped versus its major currency counterparts today following a bigger than anticipated cut to rates from the Reserve Bank of Australia.