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Albemarle plans further investment, council says (The Times and Democrat)
Albermarle Corp. plans to build on its investment in Orangeburg, County Council members said Monday.
MINING FINANCE / INVESTMENT (Mineweb)
Geologist and investment adviser Brent Cook gives his views on gold and on his investment policy of getting in early on selected mineral exploration stocks.
Scottish Investment playing catch-up (ShareCast)
LONDON (SHARECAST) - The performance of FTSE 250 investment trust Scottish Investment trailed both of its benchmark indices in the year to end-October as it found itself overly focused on defensive stocks as the market turned.
RAM Investment buys Estates Media Partners (ShareCast)
LONDON (SHARECAST) - RAM Investment said it has bought Estates Media Partners , a supplier of digital media and advertising contracted to UK shopping malls, for £325,000.
Top 10 storage investment priorities for 2010 (CIOL)
BANGALORE,INDIA:Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. and the only provider of Services Oriented Storage Solutions, today announced the top storage investment priorities for IT professionals in 2010.
Massive investment in council houses (Hartlepool Mail)
A GOVERNMENT announcement could pave the way for a £600m investment in council houses.
African Leaders to Consider New $4 Billion Investment Bank (Bloomberg)
Dec. 23 (Bloomberg) -- South Africa, Nigeria, Libya, Algeria and Egypt will each contribute $300 million to establish a pan-African investment bank under a plan to be considered by heads of state from the African Union at a summit in February.
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 $.54 or .3 percent, to $165.14. Morgan Stanley rose $.05 or .2 percent, to $29.65.
Red wine offers 900 per cent investment return (Daily Telegraph)
If you are searching for an investment that produced a return of almost 900 per cent in the past decade, look no further than a certain bottle of red wine.
J.B. Hunt, Others Sell Transplace to Investment Firm (Arkansas Business)
An affiliate of CI Capital Partners LLC, a New York private investment firm, has bought Transplace, the third-party logistics and transportation management firm at Dallas of which J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell had majority ownership.
Fidelity Expands 401(k) Investment Offerings (Financial Planning.com)
Fidelity Investments has expanded the investment options on its Advisors 401(k) platform, in an effort to help its advisors boost their share of the advisor-sold market.
No Sign Of 'Major' Biolfuels Investment (WSMV Nashville)
Gov. Phil Bredesen's timetable for what he has billed as a "major" commercial investment related to Tennessee's biofuels program is about to run out.
No sign of 'major' commercial biofuels investment (AP via Yahoo! News)
Gov. Phil Bredesen's timetable is about to run out for what he has billed as a "major" commercial investment related to Tennessee's biofuels program.
Corn Rises as Dollar Drop Boosts Investment Demand for Grain (Bloomberg)
Dec. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Corn rose the most in more than a week as the dollar fell from a three-month high, bolstering demand for commodities including grain as an alternative 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 $.97 or .6 percent, to $163.63. Morgan Stanley fell $.19 or .6 percent, to $29.41.
Ex-players involved in investment scam (Sports Illustrated)
Triton Financial, an Austin, Texas-based investment firm which boasts prominent ties to the sports world -- including a sponsorship deal with the Heisman Trophy Trust; a three-year contract for a PGA Champions Tour event, the Triton Financial Classic; and a roster of former Heisman Trophy winners and NFL players that were employees of the company -- has been sued in a civil action by the U.S ...
Real Estate Investment Trusts Helping Drive The IPO Market (Investor's Business Daily via Yahoo! News)
While the last two years have been low on conventional IPOs, a lot of peculiar investment vehicles have come to market. In 2008, there was a minor craze for special-purpose acquisition companies. In 2009, the SPACs disappeared, but it's been boom time for real estate investment trusts.
Real Estate Investment Trusts Helping Drive The IPO Market (Investor's Business Daily via Yahoo! Finance)
While the last two years have been low on conventional IPOs, a lot of peculiar investment vehicles have come to market. In 2008, there was a minor...
Taiwan Aims to Get $100 Million of Chinese Investment, CNA Says (Bloomberg)
Dec. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Taiwan aims to attract $100 million of Chinese investment next year as part of a second phase of liberalization, the official Central News Agency reported, citing Ling Chia-yu, head of the economic ministry’s investment services department.
Indonesia sees foreign investment up 15 pct in 2010 (Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News)
JAKARTA, Dec 24 (Reuters) - Indonesia's foreign direct investment is set to rebound 15 percent in 2010 on a global economic recovery after dropping 28 percent this year to just below $10 billion, the state investment agency (BKPM) said.
North Korea Tells Greenberg, Perot It Would Welcome Investment (BusinessWeek)
North Korea signaled a readiness to court foreign investment during meetings this month with a U.S. business delegation that included CV Starr & Co. Inc. Chief Executive Maurice “Hank” Greenberg and H. Ross Perot Jr.
North Korea Tells Greenberg, Perot It Would Welcome Investment (Bloomberg)
Dec. 24 (Bloomberg) -- North Korea signaled a readiness to court foreign investment during meetings this month with a U.S. business delegation that included CV Starr & Co. Inc. Chief Executive Maurice “Hank” Greenberg and H.
Subocean Scores Private Equity Investment (New York Times)
In one of Scotland’s biggest private equity deals of the year, Subocean Group has received an investment from LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group , The Financial Times reported.
Indian Stocks Rise to 19-Month High as Foreign Investment Jumps (Bloomberg)
Dec. 24 (Bloomberg) -- India’s stocks rose to their highest in 19 months after foreign direct investment into the nation jumped 61 percent and the government relaxed a rule to make some state-run companies globally competitive.
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 fell $.04 or percent, to $163.59. Morgan Stanley rose $.09 or .3 percent, to $29.50.
Major private hospitals slow investment plans (The Nation - Thailand's English news)
Leading private hospital chains playing a key role in boosting Thailand as a medical-care destination remain cautious over new investment next year, despite the authorities' assurance of a better outlook.
Hospitals' investment for foreign patients slows (The Nation - Thailand's English news)
Leading private hospital chains playing a key role in boosting Thailand as a medical-care service destination remain cautious over new investment next year, despite the authorities' assurance of a better outlook.
2 Michigan brothers sentenced in investment scheme (AP via Yahoo! News)
Two Lansing, Mich.-area brothers have been sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay $21.6 million in restitution as part of what authorities described as an oil and gas investment scheme.
2 Lansing-area men sentenced in investment scheme (Detroit Free Press)
GRAND RAPIDS — Two Lansing-area brothers have been sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay $21.6 million in restitution as part of what authorities described as an oil and gas investment scheme.
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 $.34 or .2 percent, to $163.97. Morgan Stanley rose $.19 or .6 percent, to $29.60.
Major private hospitals slow investment plans (The Nation - Thailand's English news)
Leading private hospital chains playing a key role in boosting Thailand as a medical-care destination remain cautious over new investment next year, despite the authorities' assurance of a better outlook.
Hospitals' investment for foreign patients slows (The Nation - Thailand's English news)
Leading private hospital chains playing a key role in boosting Thailand as a medical-care service destination remain cautious over new investment next year, despite the authorities' assurance of a better outlook.
U.S. Justice: Property used in investment fraud (The Salt Lake Tribune)
POCATELLO, Idaho » A mobile home park in eastern Idaho was used as part of an investment fraud scheme that bilked more than 400 investors of $31 million over the last decade, the U.
Norilsk Nickel divulges investment plan for 2010 (RosBusinessConsulting)
RBC, 25.12.2009, Moscow 10:51:35. Norilsk Nickel's board of directors approved the budget for 2010 on Thrusday. The investment plan for the company's enterprises in Russia, excluding the power generation company OGK-3, is estimated at about RUB 54bn (approx.
US Justice: Property used in investment fraud (KIVI Boise)
Associated Press - December 24, 2009 2:24 PM ET POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - The U.S. Department of Justice says a mobile home park in eastern Idaho was used as part of an investment fraud scheme...
Oil price fluctuations drive China's overseas energy investment (People's Daily)
"The huge fluctuations in oil prices boosts China's overseas energy investment," Zhang Yuyan, director of Institute of World Economics and Politics with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), said at the press conference of the 2010 International Economy Yellow Book and 2010 International Politics Yellow Book. Global oil price experienced huge fluctuations this year. Morgan Stanley ...
State-run companies to spend $68bln on investment projects in 2010 (Russian Information Agency Novosti)
Russian state-run businesses plan to inject over 2 trillion rubles (about $68 bln) into investment programs in 2010, the same amount as in 2009, President Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday.
Board of Investment supports two Phuket ventures (The Nation - Thailand's English news)
Phuket OEM plans build a Bt76-million surgical-mesh factory in that province now that it has won tax incentives from the Board of Investment.
Bangladesh looks at power imports, investment from Indian players (Business Standard India)
Bangladesh may soon emerge as a major investment destination for Indian power sector players, as its government is planning nine power projects and a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal worth $5 billion, with the help of expert private sector players around the world.
US Justice: Property used in investment fraud (Deseret News)
The U.S. Department of Justice says a mobile home park in eastern Idaho was used as part of an investment fraud scheme that...
Dubai- New school at Investment Park (MENAFN)
Dubai- New school at Investment Park
Saudi Arabia opens fresh investment prospects with up to USD 400 billion expenditure in oil and gas projects (Zawya)
December 26, 2009 - The GCC continues to be a potent investment and business destination for a wide range of oil and gas projects, particularly with Saudi Arabia poised to spend up to USD 400 billion for its own high-profile oil and gas projects within the next several years.
AT&T Investment Delivers Improved Wireless Network Experience in Providence (dBusinessNews.com)
PROVIDENCE -- AT&T* today released Providence network investment and expansion details that have contributed to customers benefiting from the nation's fastest 3G network and an unsurpassed low local dropped call rate - one of the most common measures of wireless performance - according to drive test data collected by third-party independent wireless engineering firm Global Wireless Solutions ...
AT&T Investment Delivers Improved Wireless Network Experience in Pittsburgh (dBusinessNews.com)
PITTSBURGH -- AT&T* today released Pittsburgh network investment and expansion details that have contributed to customers benefiting from the nation's fastest 3G network and an unsurpassed low local dropped call rate - one of the most common measures of wireless performance - according to drive test data collected by third-party independent wireless engineering firm Global Wireless Solutions ...
AT&T Investment Delivers Improved Wireless Network Experience in Wheeling (dBusinessNews.com)
WHEELING, W.Va -- AT&T* today released Wheeling network investment and expansion details that have contributed to customers benefiting from the nation's fastest 3G network and an unsurpassed low local dropped call rate - one of the most common measures of wireless performance - according to drive test data collected by third-party independent wireless engineering firm Global Wireless Solutions ...
Facts On Miami Luxury Homes - Simple Help In Finding The Ideal Investment (Turks.US)
Investment in Miami luxury homes is no easy feat. There are hundreds, or even thousands of such properties in the city. A successful investment involves knowing everything there is to know about luxury homes and picking one out that is most ideal for your purpose.
Barclays hands out pay rises to investment bankers (Guardian Unlimited)
• 23,000 Barclays Capital staff to receive individual rises • Bob Diamond makes £5m after selling bank shares Up to 23,000 investment bankers at Barclays have been handed pay rises in the last few days in a move that may inflame the ongoing row about City pay. It comes as the bank revealed that high-profile board director Bob Diamond had sold £5m of shares. Diamond runs the Barclays Capital ...
Shipping ministry in dock over investment records (Express India)
Believe it or not, Planning Commission's mid-term appraisal process for the 11th Five Year Plan has discovered that the shipping ministry has no authentic data on investments made in the ports sector since April 1, 2007. The 11 th Plan has a targeted total investment of Rs 57,728 crore to expand capacity of major ports by March 31, 2012, of which private sector was to invest Rs 36,868 crore and ...
Patience, Please, With That Investment Plan (New York Times)
Were you out of the stock market when it turned around in March? You’ve got plenty of company.
Asia-Pacific pays off for investment banks (Gulf Times)
Even as the world reeled this year from the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the financial crisis, 2009 is coming to a close with huge payoffs for global investment banks in the region.