Liz Gannes

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House Approves Revised Crowdfunding Bill, Sends It to Obama

The U.S. House of Representatives today passed with a vote of 380-41 a final version of the JOBS Act, revised to conform with the Senate version. The new bill reduces the amount that unaccredited investors are allowed to contribute to “crowdfunding” for small companies. It also pushes the maximum number of shareholders a private company can have without falling under financial reporting regulations to 2,000, from 500.


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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”