Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson is in a mixing room in Lower Manhattan—but instead of hawking headphones like he's scheduled to do, the Jamaica, Queens-bred rapper is hinting about investing in Spotify and all sorts of other Silicon Valley startups. Looks like G-Unit's getting a VC division.
As a cash-free society inches ever closer and 9-year-olds field offers for $25,000 credit lines, it was perhaps inevitable that some entrepreneurial soul would dream up the high-tech piggy bank you see here. Does it take cash or check? Neither! Plastic only, please!
If you have been following the news, you must know about the trials and tribulations of Wall Street firms. Sub-prime losses continue to wreak havoc and all their Ivy League MBAs aren't saving them.
Some people actually believe that people on Wall Street are smarter than the average person. Hopefully the Lehman Bankruptcy, Bear Stearns crash and bailout and the sale of Merill Lynch break down that barrier.