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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 $1.07 or .7 percent, to $163.81. Morgan Stanley rose $.23 or .8 percent, to $30.08.
Gold Gains in New York as Weaker Dollar Lifts Investment Demand (Bloomberg)
Dec. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Gold gained in New York and London as a pause in the dollar’s rally increased demand for the metal as an alternative investment.
Midday Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are up at noon: Goldman Sachs rose $2.27 or 1.4 percent, to $165.01. Morgan Stanley rose $.42 or 1.4 percent, to $30.27.
Peru’s Rating Raised to Investment Grade by Moody’s (Update1) (Bloomberg)
Dec. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Peru’s credit rating was raised to investment grade by Moody’s Investor Service, matching moves made by Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings last year, after the country averted a “hard landing” during the global recession.
Peru’s Rating Raised to Investment Grade by Moody’s (Update2) (Bloomberg)
Dec. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Peru’s credit rating was raised to investment grade by Moody’s Investors Service, matching moves made by Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings last year, after the country averted a “hard landing” during the global recession.
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies were up at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs rose $2.25 or 1.4 percent, to $164.99. Morgan Stanley rose $.49 or 1.6 percent, to $30.34.
Investment planning tips for 2010 (rediff.com)
It is time to take stock of your savings and investments for this year and see how you have fared. Keep the following investment planning tips handy for 2010.
China To Increase Investment In Indonesia's Automotive Sector (Bernama)
JAKARTA, Dec 17 (Bernama) -- Ahead of the implementation of the Asean-China Free Trade Area on January 1, 2010, the Chinese government on Wednesday pledged to increase its investment in Indonesia's automotive sector, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.
China pension fund to raise overseas investment cap (Reuters via Yahoo! Philippines News)
* NSSF to lift overseas investment limit to 20 pct - paper
Gold Reverses Gains as Dollar Strength Erodes Investment Demand (Bloomberg)
Dec. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Gold declined reversing earlier gains, as the dollar’s strength eroded demand for the precious metal as an alternative investment.
Gold Drops in Asia as Dollar Strength Erodes Investment Demand (Bloomberg)
Dec. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Gold declined, reversing early gains, as the dollar’s strength eroded demand for the precious metal as an alternative investment.
US investment funds to face 'surprise exam' from auditors (vnunet.com)
Kevin Reed, Accountancy Age , Thursday 17 December 2009 at 08:39:00 Fallout from Madoff continues: Accountants to undertake surprise visits on investment funds Annual surprise visits will be made on US investment funds, under new rules from the markets regulator. The Securities and Exchange Commission is introducing a host of new rules to ensure better governance of the investment funds industry ...
TI looks to reap investment rewards (EETimes)
When times are tough it is time for investment is the message coming out of Texas Instruments in Europe. Investment in products and solutions, capacity, research and resources.
Canadian securities draw significant foreign investment in October: StatsCan (The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News)
OTTAWA - Canadian securities continued to draw significant foreign investment in October as non-residents acquired $5.8 billion worth, mainly in federal government bonds.
Canadian securities draw significant foreign investment in October: StatsCan (Canadian Business)
OTTAWA - Canadian securities continued to draw significant foreign investment in October as non-residents acquired $5.8 billion worth, mainly in
Interesting times for investment trusts (Investors Chronicle)
All bets are on 2010 being an eventful year for investment trusts - zeros look set to make a comeback, widening discounts are presenting some interesting opportunities, while new legislation is expected to push investment trusts into the fixed-income space.
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are down at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs fell $2.77 or 1.7 percent, to $162.22. Morgan Stanley fell $.38 or 1.3 percent, to $29.96.
TI looks to reap investment rewards (EETimes)
When times are tough it is time for investment is the message coming out of Texas Instruments in Europe. Investment in products and solutions, capacity, research and resources. Texas Instruments - Calculator - Hardware - TI Graphing Calculators - Business
Suneva Medical Signs Multi-Million Dollar Line of Credit Agreement with Western Technology Investment (redOrbit)
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Suneva Medical, a privately-held aesthetic medical device company, today announced that it has signed a multi-million dollar line of credit facility with Western Technology Investment (WTI).
Chrysler Makes Major Investment in Michigan (WXYZ-TV Detroit)
Chrysler and Fiat are making a major investment in Michigan.
Budget Travel Magazine Sold To Investment Firm, (CBS News)
Washington Post's Newsweek Unit Sells Budget Travel Magazine To New York Investment Firm
Nebraska investment company buys Las Colinas apartments (Dallas Morning News)
Nebraska investment company buys Las Colinas apartments
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 $3.23 or 2.0 percent, to $161.76. Morgan Stanley fell $1.10 or 3.6 percent, to $29.24.
Budget Travel magazine sold to investment firm, (AP via Yahoo! News)
Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel magazine is being sold by The Washington Post Co.'s Newsweek division to Fletcher Asset Management Inc., a New York investment firm.
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 $4.06 or 2.5 percent, to $160.93. Morgan Stanley fell $1.22 or 4.0 percent, to $29.12.
Fate of investment company still not clear (Otago Daily Times)
The fate of Wellington commercial investment company Petherick Properties Ltd could become clearer next week. Tenders for two of the company's four properties closed last week and the release of the receiver's first report is due on December 24.
Nebraska investment firm snaps up Delante apartments in Las Colinas (Dallas Morning News)
A private investment firm has snapped up a luxury Las Colinas apartment community.
Union, investment bank spar over future of YRC Worldwide (The Kansas City Star)
YRC Worldwide’s effort to steer clear of bankruptcy took another strange turn Thursday as Teamsters leader Jim Hoffa and the investment firm Goldman Sachs Group sparred over the future of the trucking company. In a letter sent to Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein, Hoffa accused the firm of creating derivative trades that would enrich the firm and its clients should YRC default on its ...
Gazprom Neft's 2009 investment program to double (RosBusinessConsulting)
RBC, 18.12.2009, Moscow 10:50:46. Gazprom Neft's investment program is estimated to reach between RUB 170bn (approx. USD 5.58bn) and RUB 180bn (approx. USD 5.91bn) for this year, which is double the original estimated amount, the RBC Daily newspaper reported today.
Business investment fell 0.6 percent in Q3 (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
Business investment fell less than previously thought in the third quarter of this year, down 0.6 percent on the quarter versus an earlier estimate of a 3.0 percent decline, the Office for National Statistics said on Friday.
Perrysburg and #8217;s Nextronex gets venture investment (The Toledo Blade)
A Perrysburg alternative energy company that develops electronic power inverters for solar energy installations has been given a $250,000 investment from Rocket Ventures, a public/private preseed, early stage venture fund that promotes technology-based Ohio startups. Nextronex Energy Systems LLC will use the funds, along with $750,000 in other investments, to complete certification of its ...
Smaller fall in investment boosts UK outlook (Financial Times)
Investment by UK businesses in the third quarter fell much less than had been previously believed, according to official data released on Friday morning, prompting some economists to forecast that national output for that period is also likely to be revised upward.
Newcastle Investment Rises on Increased Volume (TheStreet.com)
Newcastle Investment rose after a hedge fund disclosed that it has acquired a stake in the real-estate investment company.
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs rose $.51 or .3 percent, to $161.44. Morgan Stanley fell $.08 or .3 percent, to $29.04.
Morningstar completes deal for Canadian Investment Awards (Investment Executive)
Morningstar Research Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of the Canadian Investment Awards and Gala from Canadian Investment Awards Inc., a privately held firm based in Toronto, the companies said Thursday.
ASB investment banker charged with theft of almost $18 million (Otago Daily Times)
An ASB Bank investment banker is facing fraud charges totalling nearly $18 million in what is believed to be the largest staff theft in New Zealand history. read more
Facebook IPO Can Wait Following Investment, DST Says (Update1) (Bloomberg)
Dec. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc., the most popular social-networking Web site, can take more time to decide on an initial public offering after Russia’s Digital Sky Technologies bought a stake, the head of the investment group said.
MEMC Makes Venture Investment In Tioga Energy (Fox News)
MEMC Makes Venture Investment In Tioga Energy
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 rose $.44 or .3 percent, to $161.37. Morgan Stanley fell $.10 or .3 percent, to $29.02.
Northrop Grumman sells advisory business to investment group for $1.65 billion (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
LOS ANGELES - Northrop Grumman Corp. has completed the sale of its advisory services business to an investment group led by General Atlantic LLC for $1.65 billion, the aircraft and security company announced Friday.
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies were up at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs rose $2.26 or 1.4 percent, to $163.19. Morgan Stanley rose $.09 or .3 percent, to $29.21.
Lessons from investment losses (Sun-Sentinel)
Turning an investment loss into a learning experience An investment loss is always tough, but learning a valuable lesson from it may pay dividends.
Bill Ford says tax credit boosts investment chances (Detroit Free Press)
Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford said today that the passage of a tax credit package by the state legislature makes it "very likely," that Ford will pick Michigan for an investment that is expected to create 1,000 new jobs.
Singapore’s GIC to keep investment in Citigroup (MalaysiaNews.net)
SINGAPORE: The Government of Singapore Investment Corp (GIC) said yesterday it would keep its stake in Citigroup in a vote of confidence for the US banking giant, whose shares tumbled this week. The S...
Utilizing Miami Condos As An Investment (Turks.US)
One of the most tempting investment opportunities today is real estate. After all, there are so many things you can do with a property to earn some profit out of it.
Fonterra ME investment doubles since 2006 (Arabian Business)
World's largest diary exporter to boost production and Middle East investment.
Economic zone lures $930m in investment (Việt Nam News)
QUaNG NAM — The Chu Lai Open Economic Zone, at the end of October, had 52 licensed investment projects with a total registered capital of nearly US$930 million, said Le Phuoc Thanh, head of the zone’s management board.
Kenya looks to UAE for investment in tourism sector (Zawya)
Kenya's Minister of Tourism Najib Balala is courting investment from the UAE to further develop the African country's infrastructure for long-term travel gains from the Middle East.
GFH Forms New Investment Banking Division; Appoints Group Deputy CEO (Zawya)
20 December 2009 DUBAI -- Gulf Finance House, or GFH, a leading Middle Eastern Islamic investment bank, announced that its board has appointed Ted Pretty as Group Deputy CEO of the bank.
UAE's GFH forms new investment banking division (MENAFN)
UAE's GFH forms new investment banking division