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Facebook Slams IPO Door, Zombie Hedge Funds, Activist Investors Get Bold, Can't Lose Investments, and More

The destruction of the IPO market by Facebook's botched public offering, the haunting of zombie hedge funds and Wall Street's struggles to attract new IT talent are just a few of the topics people on the Street were discussing this week.
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4. Social Investing

One challenge for investors is that many would like to invest in themes or in concepts that they believe in, but it can be a real challenge to do so. Motif offers an interesting blend of new technologies to solve this and empower people to invest behind ideas.

—Sallie L. Krawcheck, a board member for Motif Investing, a new online broker that allows investors to invest in stocks based on theme, such as cloud computing or mobile.

Source: New York Times Dealbook

 

Greg MacSweeney is editorial director of InformationWeek Financial Services, whose brands include Wall Street & Technology, Bank Systems & Technology, Advanced Trading, and Insurance & Technology. View Full Bio

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