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    It’s time for a fuller perspective on why capital markets matter.


    SIFMA represents hundreds of banks, broker-dealers and asset managers, all of whom share a key set of values: we are dedicated to promoting investor opportunity, access to capital for families and businesses, and an efficient market system that stimulates economic growth and job creation.
    SIFMA represents hundreds of banks, broker-dealers and asset managers, all of whom share a key set of values: we are dedicated to promoting investor opportunity, access to capital for families and businesses, and an efficient market system that stimulates economic growth and job creation.

    Project Invested offers a fresh perspective on the role of capital markets in our nation’s economy. By providing a forum to explore and discuss key concepts that underlie the market economy, we hope to spark a conversation about the importance of capital markets in both private and public enterprises. The fact is that the story of capital markets reaches far beyond cities that are considered to be financial centers — the most significant impact they have is felt every day on Main Street.

    We believe that's a story worth telling.

    How 8° Plato Beer Company Crafted a Growing Small Business

    8 Degree1Launched in 2009, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses provides a practical business and management education for entrepreneurs, in partnership with local community colleges; fosters peer-to-peer networks among business owners; and helps businesses get access to the capital they need to grow.  Continue reading at projectinvested.com...   
      



    Business born out of love and necessity grows with capital

    chemo beaniesWhen a diagnosis of breast cancer forced two aunts to undergo chemo therapy, a niece saw an opportunity to fill a critical need. The development of Chemo Beanies allows cancer patients to focus strictly on getting better, not what their appearance is. With the help of Chase’s Mission Main Street Grants initiative, Chemo Beanies has been able to grow their company and restore confidence to thousands of women undergoing cancer treatment.  Continue reading at projectinvested.com...   
      



    Getting Things Done Through Capital Markets


     

    The capital markets are much more than the place to trade stocks, bonds and other assets-they're the engine that runs the world economy. Whether it's your retirement account savings, a business needing financing to expand, a city borrowing to build a new hospital, or a young couple seeking a mortgage to buy a home... we all rely on the capital markets to make dreams a reality. Watch the video on projectinvested.com...  




    Quantum Dawn 3: Financial Industry Simulates a Cyber Attack


     Quantum dawnWith the rise of cyber attacks on U.S. businesses and government agencies in recent years, what once might have seemed a Hollywood screenwriter’s farfetched fantasy looks more plausible. Which is why the financial industry is not standing still in developing plans to respond and recover in the event of a large-scale cyber attack. Recently, over 650 participants from more than 80 financial institutions and government agencies carried out a simulation of a large-scale cyber attack to test the industry response to an attack.  Continue reading at projectinvested.com...   

     

    Read more about the vital role of our capital markets, including local community stories and market explainers, at projectinvested.com.


     

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