Roundup of Social Lending News – June 18, 2011

Every Saturday I bring you the latest news from the world of peer to peer lending. These are the best of the news articles and blog posts from around the web that I shared on Twitter this past week.

Well, as you can see by the list below, this was a busy news week, the highlight probably being the Wall Street Journal article. Here are the items I found most newsworthy:

Wall Street Journal – Peer-to-Peer Loans Grow

Prosper blog – Repeat Prosper Borrowers: Lower Risk, Better Rates

Netbanker – Prosper is Back in the Game, Lands First Private Equity Lender

Lending Club blog – Lending Club Accepts Webby Award as Best Banking / Bill Paying Website

P2P Lending News – Peerform Offers an Institutional Approach to Peer-to-Peer Lending

Mises Institute economics blog – Peer-to-peer Lending Grows

Clark Howard – Crowdfunding offers new twist on P2P lending

Wall Street Oasis – WSO CDO Quarterly Update: Q2-2011

Bible Money Matters – Lending Club Investing Returns Above 10.5% As High Risk Loans Stay Current

Tiny Little Loans – Performance Update

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