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Gundlach Sued by TCW Group After Starting Own Investment Firm (Bloomberg)
Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) -- TCW Group Inc., the Los Angeles-based unit of Societe Generale , sued former investment chief Jeffrey Gundlach and three ex-employees after more than half of its fixed-income professionals joined his new firm.
Natixis to Name De Doan Tran Head of Investment Bank, Echos Says (Bloomberg)
Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Natixis SA will name De Doan Tran head of its corporate and investment bank, succeeding Jean-Marc Moriani, Les Echos reported, citing unidentified people.
Oil Falls on Concern Investment May Slow as China Curbs Lending (Bloomberg)
Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil fell for a second day in New York on concerns investment in commodities may slow after China took steps to curb bank lending.
Thai IRPC sets $1.2 bln investment over five years (Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore News)
BANGKOK, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Thailand's IRPC said on Friday it planned to spend $1.2 billion over five years from 2010-2014 on investment, and $135 million of that is earmarked for this year.
Oil Falls on Concern Investment May Slow as China Curbs Lending (Bloomberg)
Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil fell for a second day in New York on concerns investment in commodities may slow after China took steps to tighten bank lending.
Oil Falls on Concern Investment May Slow as China Curbs Lending (Bloomberg)
Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil fell for a second day in New York on concern investment in commodities may slow after China took steps to tighten bank lending.
London’s Investment Banks Double Pay to Lure Back City Talent (Bloomberg)
Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) -- London’s investment banks are luring back traders and analysts they lost to small brokerage firms during the credit crisis, compensating for lower bonuses by as much as doubling base salaries.
Oil Falls on Concern Investment May Slow as China Curbs Lending (Bloomberg)
Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil fell for a second day in New York on concern investment in commodities may slow after China took steps to tighten bank lending.
Clean-Energy Investment in Asia Exceeds Americas for First Year (Bloomberg)
Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Clean-energy investment in Asia rose during the global recession in 2009, surpassing the Americas for the first time as China installed wind turbines and solar panels to replace coal-burning power plants.
London’s Investment Banks Double Pay to Lure Back City Talent (Bloomberg)
Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) -- London’s investment banks are luring back traders and analysts they lost to brokerage firms during the credit crisis, compensating for lower bonuses by as much as doubling base salaries.
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 $1.03 or .6 percent, to $176.64. Morgan Stanley fell $.12 or .4 percent, to $32.80.
China, Nigeria Discuss Investment in Oil, Electricity (Update1) (Bloomberg)
Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) -- China and Nigeria held discussions about China increasing investment in the West African country’s electricity and oil industries, the Nigerian Foreign Ministry said.
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 $1.98 or 1.1 percent, to $175.69. Morgan Stanley fell $.64 or 1.9 percent, to $32.28.
China, Nigeria Discuss Investment in Oil, Electricity (Update2) (Bloomberg)
Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Chinese and Nigerian officials held discussions about China increasing investment in the West African country’s electricity and oil industries.
China’s ‘Big Step’ on Index Futures May Boost Stock Investment (Bloomberg)
Jan. 9 (Bloomberg) -- China took a “big step” toward opening its capital markets by approving stock index futures, paving the way for increased investment in the world’s fastest- growing major economy, according to Invesco Ltd.
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 $3.36 or 1.9 percent, to $174.31. Morgan Stanley fell $.67 or 2.0 percent, to $32.25.
Calendar Of Investment-Grade Debt: Agency Bills (Fox News)
Calendar Of Investment-Grade Debt: Agency Bills
Investment fund sued over ties to Nadel (The Sarasota Herald-Tribune)
By JOHN HIELSCHER Three investors are suing a New York-based investment fund for investing their money in the Nadel-Moody hedge funds. The investors claim ThinkStrategy Capital Management LLC failed to adequately investigate the Sarasota hedge funds and should have known they were a fraud.
INDIA URGED TO BOOST INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR OVERSEAS INDIANS (Bernama via Yahoo! Malaysia News)
NEW DELHI, Jan 9 (Bernama) -- MIC president, Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu, has proposed that India, the third fastest growing economy in Asia, create more investment opportunities for overseas Indians that will benefit both parties.
Hanoi to host int’l trade, investment fair (Vietnam Net)
The first International Fair for Investment and Trade (IFIT) will be held in Hanoi from February 5-7.
MP plans 3 investment corridors (Press Trust of India)
New Delhi, Jan 9 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said three investment corridors will be developed along Bhopal-Indore highway expecting a direct participation of NRIs.
€50 million Ħal Ferħ investment announced (di-ve)
An upgrading investment of €50 million for Ħal Ferħ was announced this morning by Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi during a Flag Raising Ceremony on site.
Moon: Questions for your investment adviser (Knoxville News Sentinel)
According to Investment Advisor magazine, 2009 was the Year of the Ponzi. It's a good description; there were 150 Ponzi schemes last year, compared to only 50 in 2008. And those were only the frauds that were uncovered.These questions won't help you determine whether or not an adviser is competent or if he will help you outperform the S&P 500 or the Nasdaq . They may, however, help you avoid ...
Strategic investment between Aabar Investments & Arabtec Holding (AME Info)
The convertible mandatory bond will be acquired for a fixed purchase price of Dhs 2.3 per share, accordingly, the share capital will be increased from Dhs 1,196,000,000 to Dhs 3,986,666,667 (representing conversion of the mandatory bond so that Aabar Investments PJSC will own 2,790,666,667 shares or 70% of Arabtec Holding PJSC total shares after conversion of the bond) for a total investment ...
Princess Haya urges greater investment in medical research (Zawya)
10 January 2010 AMMAN (JT) - HRH Princess Haya has called for more investment in medical research and greater exchange of expertise in an international conference.
$100 bn investment potential in Edu sector over 5 yrs: Experts (Express India)
The country's fast-growing education sector holds a potential to attract a whopping USD 100 billion (about Rs 4.57 lakh crore) investment over the next five years.
India's first investment and manufacturing zone to be set up in Rajasthan (New Kerala)
Jaipur, Jan 9 : India's first dedicated investment and manufacturing zone will be set up in Rajasthan along the upcoming Mumbai-Delhi national corridor.
Oil Investment on Track (Zawya)
Head of State Expediency Council, Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani blasted certain western states for their attempts to prevent investment in Iran's oil sector.
Syria seeks real estate investment push (Zawya)
09 January 2010 DAMASCUS -- Syrian Minister of Finance Mohammad al-Hussein said Saturday that the Real-Estate Development and Investment Commission and the Real-Estate Financing Supervision Commission would help motivate the real-estate investment sector and create an attractive investment environment.
Delta, American investment in JAL put on ice: source (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Delta Air Lines and American Airlines will not be invited to invest in Japan Airlines (9205.T) until after new management has been put in place, if ever, a person familiar with the matter said.
Delta, American investment in JAL put on ice: source (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Delta Air Lines and American Airlines will not be invited to invest in Japan Airlines until after new management has been put in place, if ever, a person familiar with the matter said.
'India has potential to be best and safest investment place' (The Economic Times)
'India has potential to be best and safest investment place''India has potential to be best and safest investment place'
GCC Markets decline in 2009 - Global Investment House says (MENAFN)
GCC Markets decline in 2009 - Global Investment House says
Huawei to Make $500 Million Investment in Bangalore, FT Says (Bloomberg)
Jan. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Huawei Technologies Co. will make a $500 million investment in its research and development operations in Bangalore, the Financial Times said, citing India Chief Executive Officer Max Yang.
Geologists say lack of tax scheme on mining investment is costing jobs (ABC via Yahoo!7 News)
Geologists claim the Federal Government has reneged on an election promise to help them out with a tax scheme to encourage investment in mining.
No one becomes the chief risk officer of an investment bank and expects to win a popularity contest. In bull and bear ... (eFinancial News)
No one becomes the chief risk officer of an investment bank and expects to win a popularity contest. In bull and bear markets, the odds are on losing friends rather than gaining them.
Global investment House to sell China asset (AME Info)
Kuwait-based Global Investment House has announced it will use proceeds from the sale of its $175m stake in a Chinese firm as part of its debt settlement plan, but did not give further details on the investment, Reuters has reported.
Nomura Names Schiffman Head Of Investment Banking for Americas - Sources (Nasdaq)
HONG KONG -(Dow Jones)- Nomura Holding Inc. has promoted its head of investment banking for Asia excluding Japan, Glenn Schiffman, as its new head of investment banking for the Americas, effective Feb. 1, people familiar with the situation said Monday.
China's 'big step' on futures to boost investment (China Daily)
China took a big step toward opening its capital markets by approving stock index futures, paving the way for increased investment in the world's fastest-growing major economy, according to Invesco Ltd.
This Is Still Investment Banking (Forbes)
Why Wall Street pay is so high.
Thai PTT Exploration plans $13 bln investment (Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore News)
* Sets $13 bln investment budget over next five years
Financial Fundamentals: Here's what it means to build an investment portfolio (The Shreveport Times)
Clients often ask what it means to build an investment portfolio. It merely is the process of determining which investment vehicles will help you pursue your personal goals.
India October-December Private Equity Investment $1.4 Billion (Nasdaq)
NEW DELHI -(Dow Jones)- Investment by private-equity firms in India slightly rose in the October-December quarter from a year earlier, but total investment in 2009 was less than half of the previous year, Venture Intelligence said Monday.
China pledges more investment, religious controls in Tibet (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Chinese leaders have pledged to increase investment in Tibet this year while keeping the restive region's Buddhist monks on a tight leash, state media have reported, in an effort to use economic growth to quell dissatisfaction.
LaHood: Auto Bailouts Were a Good Investment (Fox News)
LaHood: Auto Bailouts Were a Good Investment
Transportation boss lauds US investment in autos (San Diego Union-Tribune)
Monday, January 11, 2010 at 6:01 a.m. DETROIT — Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says the Obama administration made a "good investment" of taxpayer money in the auto industry.
Former Wrigley CEO lands at investment bank (Chicago Tribune)
The first man outside the family to head Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co., who stepped down when the gum maker was sold, is joining a New York-based investment bank.
GIC booked losses for investment in New York property (Channel NewsAsia via Yahoo! Singapore News)
SINGAPORE: The Government of Singapore Investment Corp (GIC) has booked losses, believed to be in the tune of US$675 million.
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 $.90 or .5 percent, to $173.42. Morgan Stanley fell $.25 or .8 percent, to $32.00.
Whitacre: U.S. 'made a great investment in GM'; GMCs, Buick unveiled (Detroit Free Press)
The U.S. government "made a great investment in GM" and will "make a lot of money" from it, General Motors Chairman and CEO Ed Whitacre said today at the Detroit auto show.