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NAACP embraces federal crackdown on payday lenders
NAACP embraces federal crackdown on payday lenders
Hilary Shelton, the director of the NAACP's Washington Bureau, welcomed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's proposal to crack down on payday lenders and encouraged low-income Americans to explore other options for short-term small-dollar loans l...
Metals Thoughts: All night long
Metals Thoughts: All night long
Gold has held up surprisingly well in spite of a crude and equity rally. Funds are putting on bullish structures, and the ETF builds are continuing at a historic rate and are threatening one-year highs. The two biggest questions for yellow metal are: D...
Parent's pawning of tuba leaves sour note
Parent's pawning of tuba leaves sour note
A Naples, Florida, woman was arrested after pawning her daughter’s gold plated Yamaha tuba, which originally belonged to Pine Ridge Middle School. According to an arrest report from the Collier County Sheriff's Office, the school sent the girl's ...
Google pounces on pawnshop to get its unreleased-edition of Google Glass back
Google pounces on pawnshop to get its unreleased-edition of Google Glass back
A purported set of Google's new top-secret version of Glass eyewear that ignited a dramatic eBay bidding war over the weekend appears to have been the real thing. Google quickly pounced on the vendor and got its Glass back. Bids had reached as high as ...