Joe Borg http://apr.org en Ala. Could Legalize New Avenue For Small Business http://apr.org/post/ala-could-legalize-new-avenue-small-business <p>Alabamians trying to start small businesses in a tough credit market may soon have a new method that will allow them to raise small amounts of capital from many Alabama investors.</p><p>Republican state Sen. Arthur Orr of Decatur says he will sponsor a bill in the upcoming legislative session to allow "crowd funding." It would cap investors at $5,000 each and would limit crowd funding to $1 million per business.</p> Sat, 04 Jan 2014 16:53:15 +0000 The Associated Press 44383 at http://apr.org Ala. Could Legalize New Avenue For Small Business The Wolf Of Wall Street Vs. The Alabama Securities Comission http://apr.org/post/wolf-wall-street-vs-alabama-securities-comission <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Wolf of Wall Street hits theaters this week. Leonardo DiCaprio stars as Jordan Belfort, a high powered stock broker who was later indicted for securities fraud. That may sound like a fictional story from the world of Hollywood. But, the story of Jordan Belfort, who was indicted on securities fraud for stock market manipulation and running a penny stock boiler room is painfully true.</p> Sun, 22 Dec 2013 17:20:41 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 43749 at http://apr.org The Wolf Of Wall Street Vs. The Alabama Securities Comission