reportonbusiness.com: Canada continues to create jobs Annotated tags: clblog, economy, reportonbusiness “Canadian employment is still holding up well, with no obvious signs of stress outside of the beleaguered manufacturing sector,” said deputy chief economist Doug Porter in a note to clients. “The bounce in the unemployment rate is as much a reflection of the tidal wave of people pouring into the work force as a sig
As some of you may have noticed CommunityLend has received a major overhaul. We felt things at the old homepage were getting a bit too static. In an attempt to make things more dynamic we have updated the site with a new look and feel, that is based on our launch design. We now have an official CommunityLend Blog, a section for CommunityLend in the news and a press releases section; all of which will be updated on a
“Carnival of Peer-to-Peer Lending” is a lender in Prosper, and does periodic updates on p2p lending with interesting links. This weeks headline speaks about the relationship of Prosper interest rate movements to the open market. Carnival of Peer-to-Peer Lending #7 — Rate Cuts Hit Prosper | Moolanomy “Rate Cuts Hit Prosper” Edition! When I first started investing in Prosper last December, the estimated ret
Congratulations to Zopa (UK, US, Italy, and Japan – P2P lending) on winning the award ahead of an impressive list of runners-up including PayPal, Wal-Mart, Vodafone and Prosper. The awards were run as part of the 26th Retail Banker International Forum 2008 event. Banking News | Zopa most threatening non-bank competitor Zopa beats PayPal, Wal-Mart, Vodafone and Prosper as the biggest threat to banks across the w
One thing we feel passionately about at CommunityLend is providing tools and relevant news, and we will try not to be overwhelming. The need is becoming ever more apparent, with the example of RBC announcing this morning, the prospect of recession in Ontario. reportonbusiness.com: Ontario teetering on brink of recession: RBC Like the United States, Ontario’s economy is “on the brink of recession” in 2008, says
Hot on the heels of the Polish site we noted yesterday, here is news from Switzerland about Cashare recently appearing there. Twitter / JC Capelli: First p2p social lending si… First p2p social lending site in Switzerland http://cashare.com/ (via @ebugnon) We will keep a track of P2P companies, as well as the differences and similarities. This one is in German, so will take a bit longer to figure out.
We often hear about the US, UK and Australian offerrings, but Poland is operating too now. Warsaw Business Journal Online – business in poland,warsaw,polish companies,companies database Monetto.pl, a new “social lending” site, launched last month. Social lending – also known as peer-to-peer (P2P) lending – is a relatively new phenomenon on the Polish web. It involves taking loans not fro
As we move towards launch, one of the things we watch carefully is consumer confidence and reactions to moves in the financial markets. We believe in the opportunity for P2P Lending, and that in fact the transparency brought about through P2P Lending offers a win – win for consumers and financial services. Let me explain …. first off, looking at consumer confidence, while these statistics are American,