"worries" entries

JPG's Founding Editors Leave

JPG, the user-driven photo magazine, lost its founding editors today. Heather Champ and Derek Powazek each tell their version of how the magazine was formed and why they are leaving. The two of them created the first 6 issues of the magazine with a friend and then formed 8020, a publishing company, with a new partner. From their postings…

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What Does It Mean For Public Space to Go Digital?

Over on Genuine VC, David Beisel has written a thought-provoking piece entitled What Does It Mean For Public Space to Go Digital? about the future of advertising in public spaces. Here are some of the tidbits he includes: figures on the growth of the outdoor ad market from PQ Media ($1.69 billion in 2006, 27% growth) "Is there a day…

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Subprime Loans Glossary

Ben Lorica, our senior research analyst, wrote in email recently: "How out of control was the subprime loan market? Steve Pearlstein had a great column about the subprime loan market a few weeks ago, where he summarized some of the "innovations" that were marketed heavily until recently. My personal favorite is the NINJA loan: No Income, No Job, No Assets!"…

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