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Vietnam to boost investment in Cambodia (Thanh Nien Daily)
Vietnam and Cambodia will facilitate businesses to boost their investment in Cambodia and explore its potentials for home and export markets, said heads of two governments.
KFH: Direct real estate investment in Chicago worth USD 242 million (Zawya)
Kuwait Finance House (KFH) Kuwait Finance House (KFH) signed a direct residential real estate investment deal in Chicago with a total cost of USD 242 million. The compound includes 40 floors and more than 80 flats.
Clean up with a green investment (MalaysiaNews.net)
FUND managers usually like to boast that they are out in front of the market. But some, like Geoff Evison, the founder of Australia's first climate change investment fund, Arkx Investment Managem...
Taiwan investment in the Philippines doubled in 2009 (Taipei Times)
Taiwanese investment in the Philippines this year more than doubled to top US$113 million, despite the global economic downturn, a report by the Taipei-based Manila Economic & Cultural Office (MECO) said.
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 ...
Taste for risk cheers investment managers (Financial Times)
The sunny mood among investment managers at the end of 2009 is in marked contrast to the beginning of the year. A year ago, the industry was braced for another annus horribilus following the near-collapse of the banking system in September 2008.
Chinese Premier: China to expand market access for private investment (People's Daily)
Private investment should be allowed in any sector that government policies and regulations did not prohibit, said Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Sunday. Wen was speaking exclusively to Xinhua News Agency at Ziguangge building inside Zhongnanhai, an office compound of the central authorities at the heart of Beijing. Wen said the key was to build the market confidence and expand market access for ...
THE SAVINGS GAME: Investment advice that will last you a lifetime (Long Beach Press-Telegram)
It's up to you to decide whether any investment idea I discuss is suitable for you.
Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority introduces themed industry cluster concept (AME Info)
Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority introduces themed industry cluster concept. Ras Al Khaimah is ideally situated to become an industrial centre in the region and has already emerged as an import and export hub servicing the global market in a number of industries like ceramic, cement and glass.
Peter Brimelow: The Top 10 investment letters of 2009 (Market Watch)
It's been a turbulent year for investment letters, with no less than five of this year's Top 10 also on last year's Worst 10.
'Investment company not suing Nicolas Cage for fraud' (New Kerala)
Washington, Dec 28 : Nicolas Cage is not facing a lawsuit of 36.7 million dollars from an investment company, according to reports.
Viet Nam to promote $6b investment in Cambodia (Việt Nam News)
HCM CITY — Viet Nam and Cambodia signed deals worth US$6 billion at a conference held in HCM City last Saturday to promote Vietnamese investment in Cambodia.
BoI: Investment far exceeds target (Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news)
The total value of investment applications filed with the Board of Investment this year was more than 514 billion baht, BoI secretary-general Atchaka Sibunruang Brimble said on Monday.
Investment protection, security on cross-strait agenda after ECFA (Chinapost.com.tw)
TAIPEI, Taiwan --Negotiations between Taiwan and China will move on to the issues of investment protection and security after the signing of a proposed Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA), a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said Monday.
Vietnam foreign investment down 66% in 2009 (Vietnews Online)
Estimated foreign direct investment (FDI) into Vietnam in 2009 plummeted by 66 percent year-on-year to US$21.48 billion, the Foreign Investment Agency has announced
Chartpoppers.com releases a timely Investment Overview on Citigroup Inc. (MalaysiaNews.net)
(CHARTPOPPERS.COM, December 28, 2009 ) Point Roberts, WA - Chartpoppers.com announces an investment report featuring company Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) The Consolidated Investment Analysis on Citigro...
Farlim ups investment in Bandar Subang (Business Times (Malaysia))
FARLIM Group (Malaysia) Bhd said it increased its investment in Bandar Subang Sdn Bhd from RM3 million to RM5 million by way of capitalising a sum of RM2 million of the amount owing by Bandar Subang.
Farlim ups investment in Bandar Subang (Business Times (Malaysia))
FARLIM Group (Malaysia) Bhd said it increased its investment in Bandar Subang Sdn Bhd from RM3 million to RM5 million by way of capitalising a sum of RM2 million of the amount owing by Bandar Subang. The principal activities carried out by Bandar Subang are property development and investment holding. The move represents part of the investment plan of Farlim to reflect the size of the operation ...
Investment Opportunities Abound in Life Science Tools Sector Despite Sour Economy (GenomeWeb News)
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Despite the fact that US biotechnology venture investment is at its lowest point since 2002, the outlook for the life science research tools sector remains positive due to a marked increase in innovation at universities and research institutions, according to industry insiders.
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 $1.20 or .7 percent, to $165.17. Morgan Stanley fell $.03 or .1 percent, to $29.57.
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 ...
NewMarket Technology, Inc. Founder P.M. Verges Contemplates the Small Business Decade, Investment in Africa, High ... (Marketwire)
DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - December 28, 2009) - NewMarket Technology, Inc. ( PINKSHEETS : NWMT ) today announced that CEO and Founder Philip M. Verges has released a personal letter to shareholders discussing his vision for the Company and his continued resolve to see NewMarket deliver a long-term return on investment. The letter, published in its entirety below, includes highlights of the ...
Saudi Arabia Opens Wallet for $400B Investment in Oil & Gas (Rigzone)
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.
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 $.77 or .5 percent, to $164.74. Morgan Stanley fell $.17 or .6 percent, to $29.43.
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 $.21 or .1 percent, to $163.76. Morgan Stanley fell $.31 or 1.0 percent, to $29.29.
Viet Nam to promote $6b investment in Cambodia (Asia News Network)
Viet Nam and Cambodia signed deals worth US$6 billion at a conference held in HCM City last Saturday to promote Vietnamese investment in Cambodia.
State's investment funds on rebound (Santa Fe New Mexican)
Get FREE Daily Headlines by email! New Mexico's investment funds rebounded somewhat in 2009, making the state stand out against others that saw big hits to their pension funds in particular.
Turn investment losses into tax advantage (Boston Herald)
I have a lot of realized investment losses on my tax return that I carried forward from last year. How can I apply them toward any gains I have this year and can I use them...
Treat investment funds like any other business: VAFI (Thanh Nien Daily)
Vietnam should reduce the certification needed to become a licensed broker and simplify procedures to establish stock investment funds to increase the number of portfolio investors, finance investors have proposed.
Malaysia still a competitive investment destination in Asia (The Malaysian Insider)
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 29 — Malaysia continues to be a safe and competitive investment destination in Asia due to its well-developed physical and institutional infrastructure compared to other countries on the continent. The national economy is expected to continue showing low inflation, a strong current account surplus, stable monetary and exchange rates and a resilient banking sector despite the ...
M'sia continues to be competitive investment destination (Sin Chew Jit Poh)
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 29 (Bernama) -- Malaysia continues to be a safe and competitive investment destination in Asia due to its well-developed physical and institutional infrastructure compared to other countries on the continent.
Foreign investment exceeds $20b target (Việt Nam News)
HA NOI — Despite the dire global economic situation, Viet Nam still proves itself as a long-term investment destination to foreign investors, attracting US$21.48 billion this year, surpassing its yearly target of $20 billion, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Foreign Investment Office signs MoU with A.T. Kearney and Global Business Policy Council (AME Info)
Foreign Investment Office signs MoU with AT Kearney.
Arts for all after £33m investment (Belfast Telegraph)
Every person in Northern Ireland now lives within 20 miles of a dedicated arts facility thanks in part to a £33 million investment plan by the Arts Council, the body said. Related Stories Cardinal Cahal Daly seriously ill in hospital UK condemns treatment of Iran protesters Morrison celebrates son's birth Record number of embassy calls Man and girl, four, found dead
Uganda’s Investment Licenses May Reach $3 Billion in 2010 (Bloomberg)
Dec. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Uganda may approve investment projects worth $3 billion next year owing to growth in the construction, food processing and information, communication and technology industries, the country’s investment agency said.
ThyssenKrupp Safway Sold to Odyssey Investment Partners; Becomes Safway Services (ThomasNet)
WAUKESHA, Wis. - Dec. 17, 2009 - ThyssenKrupp Safway, an industry leader in scaffold products and services throughout the U.S. and Canada, announces its parent company, ThyssenKrupp AG, has sold Safway and its Canadian subsidiary to Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC (Odyssey), a U.S. private equity firm. The sale was completed yesterday. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price ...
Investment Technology Group CFO to retire (AP via Yahoo! News)
Investment Technology Group Inc. said Tuesday that Chief Financial Officer Howard Naphtali plans to retire Feb. 3.
Investment Technology Group CFO to retire (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
Investment Technology Group Inc. said Tuesday that Chief Financial Officer Howard Naphtali plans to retire Feb. 3. The company said he will be replaced by Steven Vigliotti, 42, CFO of NYFIX Inc., which was bought out by NYSE Euronext Inc. this year.
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 $.35 or .2 percent, to $164.11. Morgan Stanley fell $.07 or .2 percent, to $29.22.
Investment Technology Group CFO to retire (Rocky Mount Telegram)
NEW YORK — Investment Technology Group Inc. said Tuesday that Chief Financial Officer Howard N...
Investment Technology Group CFO to retire (San Francisco Chronicle)
Investment Technology Group Inc. said Tuesday that Chief Financial Officer Howard Naphtali plans to retire Feb. 3. The company said he will be replaced by Steven Vigliotti, 42, CFO of NYFIX Inc., which was bought out by NYSE Euronext Inc. this year. Naphtali,... Chief financial officer - Business - Investment Technology Group - NYSE Euronext - Financial Services
NaturalNano Engages NYC Based Investment Banking Firm as a Strategic Advisor for 2010 (Marketwire)
ROCHESTER, NY--(Marketwire - December 29, 2009) - NaturalNano, Inc. ( PINKSHEETS : NNAN ) ( FRANKFURT : N3N ) announced today the engagement of an investment banking Firm in NYC as a strategic advisor to the Company on financing, market positioning, and potential strategic partnering. Acting CEO and President James Wemett said that "NNAN has established this relationship to help with the on ...
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 $.31 or .2 percent, to $164.07. Morgan Stanley rose $.11 or .4 percent, to $29.40.
String of investment bubbles marked 2000-09 (San Francisco Chronicle)
A string of exploding investment bubbles that started with the dot-coms and ended with mortgages and oil dominated the years from 2000 to 2009. And it looks like the next decade will be no different. It doesn't seem to matter to many hedge fund traders and... Hedge fund - Business - Investing - Funds - Information and Service Providers
String of investment bubbles marked 2000-09 (AP via Yahoo! News)
A string of exploding investment bubbles that started with the dot-coms and ended with mortgages and oil dominated the years from 2000 to 2009. And it looks like the next decade will be no different.
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 $.36 or .2 percent, to $164.12. Morgan Stanley rose $.14 or .5 percent, to $29.43.
Investment-Grade Composite Spread Tightens Marginally To 196 Basis Points (Thaipr.net)
Standard & Poor's investment-grade and speculative-grade composite spreads tightened marginally yesterday to 196 basis points (bps) and 610 bps, respectively. By rating, the 'AA' spread tightened 2 bp
Thai Government Pension Fund May Increase Local Equity Investment (Nasdaq)
BANGKOK -(Dow Jones)- Thailand's Government Pension Fund may increase its local equity investment from 9.22% of its total investment of THB333.93 billion ($10 billion) over the long term, newly appointed secretary-general Sopawadee Lertmanaschai said Wednesday.
String of investment bubbles marked 2000-09 (MalaysiaNews.net)
NEW YORK (AP): A string of exploding investment bubbles that started with the dot-coms and ended with mortgages and oil dominated the years from 2000 to 2009. And it looks like the next decade will be...
Canada Approves PetroChina Oil-sand Investment (Fox News)
Canada Approves PetroChina Oil-sand Investment