In this special report, we explore various avenues for finding sources of capital and creative ways to improve cash flow. We also discuss ways to determine how much cash is needed to accomplish business goals and what to do with it once it's acquired.

  • Early-stage deals gain share in 1Q despite overall VC investment declines

    The U.S. venture-capital industry posted 474 deals in the first quarter of 2005, raising a total of $4.6 billion-a decline of 9 percent in deal flow and a fall of 16 percent in investment from the same quarter a year ago, according to the Quarterly Venture Capital Report released by VentureOne and Ernst & Young LLP.

  • Michael Zartman

    Michael Zartman is senior claims attorney for Genesis Professional Liability Managers, a Berkshire Hathaway company.

  • Michael P. McCloskey

    Partner

  • William S. Lerach

    Partner

  • The increasing cost of compliance

    Regulatory expenses attendant to being a publicly traded corporation have more than doubled for many public companies in the wake of corporate governance reform.

  • Breakfast seminar focuses on securities litigation

    The Daily Transcript and Foley & Lardner LLP have joined together to present an interactive breakfast seminar series focused on "Business, Money & the Law."

  • Financing options for small businesses

    Too many businesses fail because they're undercapitalized. But this certainly doesn't happen because there's not much capital available. Money is there -- you just need to know where to find it and what kind of loan is best for your business.

  • Creative motivation -- Google, Money, Hermes

    Google Inc. is showing one reason why it's such a wildly successful Internet company: It's using money the way it should be used -- to motivate people in a meaningful way.

  • Alternative means of capital: Understanding money sources

    As a business grows, so does the need for more and more capital. Remember, there is more than one way and more than one place to raise the money needed.

  • New Supreme Court ruling bars creditors from IRA assets

    The Supreme Court recently handed down a unanimous decision that will affect millions of Americans who have an Individual Retirement Account (IRA).

  • Profile: Paul Rodeno

    It takes one to know one.

  • Profile: Rick Benito

    Bank of America was recognized last week as the first in its class.

  • Looking out for the future of your family business

    It takes careful planning to successfully pass your business on to the next generation, but all too many owners of family enterprises jeopardize the future of their company by putting this important process on the back burner.

  • San Diego, Imperial organizations launch microcredit committee

    The Rancho Bernardo Sunrise Clubs announced Monday they have joined 15 other San Diego and Imperial County rotary clubs along with the Foundation for Women to create the Mobilize Rotary for Microcredit Committee (MRM).

  • City to expand loan program

    The city of San Diego announced Friday it is taking another step to foster and grow its small business community, which represents more than 70,000 businesses and approximately 92 percent of all businesses.

  • Local SBA office tops in nation

    San Diego boasts the No. 1 Small Business Administration office in the country, one that handed out a record $400 million in loans last year to approximately 1,200 businesses.

  • Dozens of firms delay filings in wake of Sarbanes-Oxley

    WASHINGTON -- Dozens of companies delayed filing their financial reports for the most recent quarter, continuing an already sharp increase in late filings this year as new corporate-governance regulations take hold.

  • Fear sidelines small investors, but corporate activity on the rise

    NEW YORK — The stock market seems to be of two minds lately. Money is flowing into equity mutual funds at a depressingly sluggish pace as dread about an economic soft patch paralyzes buyers, yet corporate activity is on the rise, suggesting a brighter attitude on the part of big business.

  • Corporate earnings: Is their weight worth the wait?

    If you follow the stock market, you see news reports about corporations' earnings results and expectations. And you may have noticed that not meeting expectations can cause a corporation's stock price to tumble.

  • Financial fitness for families in business

    The California State Assembly has adopted Assembly Concurrent Resolution 6 declaring April as "Financial Literacy Month."

National News

  • Dozens of firms delay filings in wake of Sarbanes-Oxley

    WASHINGTON -- Dozens of companies delayed filing their financial reports for the most recent quarter, continuing an already sharp increase in late filings this year as new corporate-governance regulations take hold.

  • Fear sidelines small investors, but corporate activity on the rise

    NEW YORK — The stock market seems to be of two minds lately. Money is flowing into equity mutual funds at a depressingly sluggish pace as dread about an economic soft patch paralyzes buyers, yet corporate activity is on the rise, suggesting a brighter attitude on the part of big business.

Archived Reports

Cash & Capital - 2007

This special section takes an in depth look at investment options and trends, as well as the venture capital market for emerging companies.

Cash & Capital - 2006

This special report discusses various avenues for finding sources of capital for your business needs and creative ways to improve cash flow. Plus, learn what to do with that cash once you have it.