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Midday Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are down at noon: Goldman Sachs fell $1.26 or .7 percent, to $182.43. Morgan Stanley fell $.37 or 1.0 percent, to $35.37.
Wilmington Trust posts 3Q loss on investment hit (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
Wilmington Trust Corp. said Friday it posted a third-quarter loss as the regional bank wrote down the value of some investment portfolio holdings.
Fortress Fund Marked Down Holdings 25% Below Investment Value (Bloomberg)
Oct. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Fortress Investment Group LLC is telling investors that companies held in its $2.5 billion Fund IV are worth 25 percent less than what they cost them, according to a letter sent to clients in August.
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies were down at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs fell $3.33 or 1.8 percent, to $180.36. Morgan Stanley fell $.74 or 2.1 percent, to $35.00.
Foreign investment in Sabah remains positive, says Musa Aman (Sin Chew Jit Poh)
KOTA KINABALU, Oct 24 (Bernama) -- Foreign investment in Sabah continues to show a positive trend like in previous years although the global economic crisis has not improved, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman today.
Foreign Investment In Sabah Remains Positive, Says Musa Aman (Bernama)
KOTA KINABALU, Oct 24 (Bernama) -- Foreign investment in Sabah continues to show a positive trend like in previous years although the global economic crisis has not improved, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman on Saturday.
CM: Foreign investment in Sabah remains positive (Malaysian Mirror)
KOTA KINABALU - Foreign investment in Sabah continues to show a positive trend like in previous years although the global economic crisis has not improved, said Chief Minister Musa Aman on Saturday.
Investment banker to speak at gala (Fernandina Beach News-Leader)
Amelia Island will host leading investment banker, singer author, and community service advocate Carla Harris on Nov. 20. The Jacksonville native and Morgan Stanley managing director will be featured at the 3rd Annual Boys & Girls Clubs Speakers Forum to be held at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.
China resumes quotas for overseas investment scheme (Reuters via Yahoo! Philippines News)
* Overseas investment scheme quotas resumed after 17-mths
UPDATE: China Offers More Investment, Credit To Asean Nations (Nasdaq)
HUA HIN, Thailand -(Dow Jones)- China promised more investment and credit to countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Saturday, a little more than two months ahead of the establishment of a China-Asean free trade zone.
Gianfranco Zola Hopes Arsenal Win Will Attract Investment At West Ham United (Goal.com)
Investment starts on the pitch, according to West Ham United manager Gianfranco Zola , who wants to make his Hammers an attractive proposition for a wealthy sponsor.
Uncertainty over emission targets hinders investment (Financial Times)
Investment in low-carbon technologies is being hindered by the lack of certainty about emissions targets, potentially setting back efforts to contain greenhouse emissions from power plants by decades, according to Alstom, the French engineering group.
West Ham United owners to seek fresh investment (Daily Telegraph)
Exclusive: The owners of West Ham set to appoint Rothschild and Standard Bank to seek new investment in club.
New member appointed to Community Investment Committee (Pikes Peak Courier View)
Woodland Park City Council named two new members to the city’s Community Investment Fund Review Committee.
Oman, Croatia explore joint investment areas (MENAFN)
Oman, Croatia explore joint investment areas
Oman, Croatia explore joint investment areas (Zawya)
25 October 2009 MUSCAT -- An Omani-Croatian Forum, aimed at raising awareness on the available investment opportunities in both the countries among Omani and Croatian investors, was held at Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry here yesterday.
Investment group seeks robust local companies (The Florence Times-Daily)
By Trevor Stokes, Staff Writer Angels are among us. The Shoals Angel Network sounds celestial, but the elite investment group of 35 local business and community leaders means business. The group formed nearly a year ago with the intent of investing and mentoring small local businesses ready to enter new or larger markets.
A good non-investment (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)
didn't make. I could have bought shares of a bankrupt company that I know well for 2 cents per share. It went up 1,100 percent in three months this year. I know people who bought $10,000 worth, and I heard one person even bought $100,000 worth. It was just too risky for me. My next dumbest investment was a $500 push-button-start, self-propelled lawnmower that I could never get to start. I sold ...
Russia seeks Finnish investment in Far East timber processing (Russian Information Agency Novosti)
Russia is seeking Finnish investment in timber processing in the Russian Far East, Industry Minister Viktor Khristenko said on Sunday.
New investment duo line up at Portsmouth (tribalfootball.com)
Fresh investment is set to arrive at Portsmouth . The Mail on Sunday says two businessmen are to throw the club a £15million lifeline. read more
A good non-investment (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)
didn't make. I could have bought shares of a bankrupt company that I know well for 2 cents per share. It went up 1,100 percent in three months this year. I know people who bought $10,000 worth, and I heard one person even bought $100,000 worth. It was just too risky for me. My next dumbest investment was a $500 push-button-start, self-propelled lawnmower that I could never get to start. I sold ...
Investment banker to speak at gala (Fernandina Beach News-Leader)
Amelia Island will host leading investment banker, singer author, and community service advocate Carla Harris on Nov. 20. The Jacksonville native and Morgan Stanley managing director will be featured at the 3rd Annual Boys & Girls Clubs Speakers Forum to be held at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.
New member appointed to Community Investment Committee (Pikes Peak Courier View)
Woodland Park City Council named two new members to the city’s Community Investment Fund Review Committee.
Lawyer: Death complicates Madoff investment case (San Francisco Chronicle)
The death of Jeffry Picower, accused of profiting more than $7 billion from the investment schemes of his longtime friend Bernard Madoff, will make it more difficult for suing investors to recoup their money, attorneys said. Picower's wife, Barbara, on Sunday... Sponsored Topics: Bernard Madoff - Jeffry Picower - Florida - New York - United States
Australia Approves Hebei Mining Investment in Raisama Ltd. (Bloomberg)
Oct. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board has given approval for Hebei Mining, a Chinese state-owned company, to buy a 14.9 percent stake in Raisama Ltd.
WCT Land, Iskandar Investment to sign pact (Business Times (Malaysia))
WCT Land Sdn. and Iskandar Investment Bhd will sign a joint venture agreement for the 1 Medini Residence project in Malaysia's southern Johor state on October 28, according to a press invitation.
Australia says to maintain long-standing welcoming stance towards Chinese investment (People's Daily)
Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith said here Monday Australia maintains a long-standing, consistent, open and welcoming stance towards foreign investment, from wherever it comes, including from China. In a speech addressed to Australia National University's China Institute on Monday, Smith said Australia and China share strong and growing economic complementarities. "Historically ...
BankMuscat radio programme to offer investment tips (AME Info)
Oman-based lender, BankMuscat has launched a radio programme that offers tips on the world of investment. The initiative is aimed at educating and raising awareness on investment opportunities, the bank said.
Lawyer: Death complicates Madoff investment case (AP via Yahoo! Singapore News)
The death of Jeffry Picower, accused of profiting more than $7 billion from the investment schemes of his longtime friend Bernard Madoff, will make it more difficult for suing investors to recoup their money, attorneys said. Picower's wife, Barbara, on Sunday discovered the 67-year-old's body at the bottom of the pool at their oceanside mansion and pulled him from the water with help from a ...
Australia says to maintain long-standing welcoming stance towards Chinese investment (People's Daily)
Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith said in Canberra Monday Australia maintains a long-standing, consistent, open and welcoming stance towards foreign investment, from wherever it comes, including from China. In a speech addressed to Australia National University's China Institute on Monday, Smith said Australia and China share strong and growing economic complementarities. "Historically ...
1Malaysia F1 Team Can Stimulate Innovative And Creative Investment (Bernama)
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 26 (Bernama) -- Malaysia's participation in the Formula One (F1) through the setting up of a 1Malaysia F1 Team can stimulate innovative and creative investment for the country, the Dewan was told on Monday.
Lawyer: Death complicates Madoff investment case (AP via Yahoo! News)
The death of Jeffry Picower, accused of profiting more than $7 billion from the investment schemes of his longtime friend Bernard Madoff, will make it more difficult for suing investors to recoup their money, attorneys said.
Malaysia's F1 team can stimulate innovative, creative investment (The New Straits Times)
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's participation in the Formula One (F1) through the setting up of a 1Malaysia F1 Team can stimulate innovative and creative investment for the country, the Dewan was told today.
Lawyer: Death complicates Madoff investment case (AP via Yahoo! News)
The death of Jeffry Picower, accused of profiting more than $7 billion from the investment schemes of his longtime friend Bernard Madoff, will make it more difficult for suing investors to recoup their money, attorneys said.
One Investment Group takes RFML (The Australian)
CREDITORS agreed yesterday to set up a deed of company arrangement with One Investment Group, owned by former Allco executive Frank Tearle, to take over Record Funds Management Ltd.
Eisner's Vuguru Becomes Stand-Alone Co On Rogers Investment (Nasdaq)
Vuguru LLC, an Internet-content production house launched two years ago by former Walt Disney Co. (DIS) Chief Executive Michael Eisner, has become a stand- alone company under an investment and distribution deal with Rogers Communications Inc. (RCI).
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are up at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs rose $.79 or .4 percent, to $181.15. Morgan Stanley rose $.31 or .9 percent, to $35.31.
A Tale of Two Americas and 3 Short Term Investment Ideas (TradingMarkets.com via Yahoo! Finance)
Looking for companies ready to pop higher regardless of the underlying economic situation? Here are three short-term investment names for your consideration.
WCT Land, Iskandar Investment to sign pact (Business Times (Malaysia))
WCT Land Sdn. and Iskandar Investment Bhd will sign a joint venture agreement for the 1 Medini Residence project in Malaysia’s southern Johor state on October 28, according to a press invitation.
Midday Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are mixed at noon: Goldman Sachs fell $1.99 or 1.1 percent, to $178.37. Morgan Stanley rose $.28 or .8 percent, to $35.28.
M/C Venture Partners Adds New Associates to Investment Team (dBusinessNews.com)
M/C Venture Partners, a venture capital firm focused exclusively on the communications, media, and information technology sectors, today announced that Lydia Jett and Matthew Saretsky have joined the investment team as Senior Associate and Associate, respectively.
Rob Cameron: Building a bridge over troubled investment waters (The New Zealand Herald)
Many New Zealanders don't trust the finance sector - financial advisers and the companies that provide investment products.That's hardly surprising, with the news media full of stories about the elderly being steered into highly...
Major firms see Asean as second investment base (The Nation - Thailand's English news)
Leading companies both in Asean and outside the region have eyed the grouping as a second mother base for their investment next to their homeland, thanks to the area's strength not only in manufacturing but also service and investment.
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies were down at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs fell $.99 or .5 percent, to $179.37. Morgan Stanley fell $.20 or .6 percent, to $34.80.
Noteworthy | ING plans to sell off its insurance arm and its investment management businesses (The Kansas City Star)
SPLITT-ING ING Groep NV of Amsterdam, one of the world’s largest financial services companies, announced plans Monday to sell off its insurance arm and its investment management businesses or seek separate stock market listings for them. It also plans to sell its U.S. Internet banking arm, ING Direct, by 2013 and separate and sell some of its Dutch banking operations. The proceeds will help ...
Indian Rupee Falls to 3-Week Low on Concern Investment to Slow (Bloomberg)
Oct. 27 (Bloomberg) -- India’s rupee fell to a three-week low on concern foreign investment in local shares will slow after the central bank said yesterday the nation’s economy still faces “downside risks.”
Taiwan: China Investment Deal To Exclude Banks (Fox News)
Taiwan: China Investment Deal To Exclude Banks
Pakistan’s National Investment Plans to Start Two Bond Funds (Bloomberg)
Oct. 27 (Bloomberg) -- National Investment Trust Ltd., Pakistan’s biggest money manager, plans to introduce its first government bond fund next month followed by a fixed income fund in December.
Syngenta Ventures makes equity investment in Metabolon (News-Medical-Net)
Syngenta Ventures announced today that it has made an equity investment in Metabolon, a privately-held U.S. biotechnology company focused on the use of metabolomics in research and diagnostics.
China Reports Jump in Investment Abroad, Sees Production Surge (Bloomberg)
Oct. 27 (Bloomberg) -- China reported a 190 percent jump in overseas investment by its companies for the third quarter and predicted an acceleration in industrial production, underscoring the nation’s role in driving a global economic recovery.