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LinkedIn hikes IPO price range by 30 percent – VentureBeat, WSJ
Ally Financial changes IPO plans, offering some debt as well – DealBook/NYT
Lawmakers warn derivatives rules would hurt US banks – FT
Companies rush to borrow; junk-bond issuance still booming – WSJ, MarketBeat/WSJ
Finance-news articles mentioning ‘crisis’ are at a 3-year low – FT Alphaville
Does that mean the crisis is ebbing, or just that we’re just getting sick of reading and writing about it?
High-school students ‘trade’ their way to the top – Tampa Bay Online
On the Exchanges blog:
Morning Report: May 18, 2011
Duncan Niederauer at The American Ireland Fund 2011 New York Dinner Gala
NYSE End of Day Summary: May 17, 2011
Scenes from outside a trading floor - Reuters/Yahoo!
Personal-finance reporting course offered to minority journalists – Talking Biz News
Marty Lyons, member, New York Sack Exchange, goes to college football hall of fame – Daily News
On this date in 1897, the director Frank Capra was born. Check out his New York Times obituary here.
My favorite Capra movies is “Meet John Doe” -- Gary Cooper, all the newspaper drama, the whole idea about the viral power of a human story -- way ahead of its time. Do you have a favorite Capra flick?