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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 $1.00 or .6 percent, to $153.05. Morgan Stanley fell $.18 or .7 percent, to $26.94.
Intel Teams up With China's Investment Fund (ABC News)
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Intel teams up with China's investment fund (AP via Yahoo! News)
Chip maker Intel Corp. said Friday that its investment arm will team with China's sovereign wealth fund to invest in new technology.
Barclays Capital Said to Pay Investment Bankers 38% of Revenue (Bloomberg)
Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Barclays Capital, the investment banking unit of Barclays Plc , will cut the amount of revenue it allocates for pay and bonuses to 38 percent, according to a person briefed on the decision.
Peru Public-Private Investment To Reach $2.3 Billion In 2010 (Fox News)
Peru Public-Private Investment To Reach $2.3 Billion In 2010
UPDATE:White House Unveils $1 Billion Health Info Technology Investment (Fox News)
UPDATE:White House Unveils $1 Billion Health Info Technology Investment
Goldman shuffles investment management leaders (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Goldman Sachs Group Inc announced on Friday a management shuffle atop its investment management division, according to internal memos.
Goldman Sachs Co-Head Of Investment Management To Retire-Memo (Fox News)
Goldman Sachs Co-Head Of Investment Management To Retire-Memo
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
Shares of some top investment banks companies were mixed at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs fell $.12 or .1 percent, to $153.93.
European Investment Bank Clears Loan for Saab (New York Times)
The European Investment Bank approved a loan of 400 million euros ($543 million) Friday to the automaker Saab Automobile.
India May Not Allow More Foreign Investment in Debt (Update1) (Bloomberg)
Feb. 13 (Bloomberg) -- India may not allow more foreign investment in its government debt as the high-yielding assets could attract excessive demand and spur capital inflows, central bank Deputy Governor Shyamala Gopinath said.
Orissa second to Gujarat in India Inc’s investment plans in 2009 (The Economic Times)
Orissa continues to dominate as a leading player in the India Inc's investment plans in 2009 despite economic slowdown by mopping up a whopping domestic investments worth Rs 2,00,846 crore in the year.
Leaders of NY church guilty of investment fraud (Greenwich Time)
NEW YORK (AP) — Two leaders of a Queens church have pleaded guilty to swindling members of the congregation out of $9.3 million. Prosecutors in Brooklyn say Riddle urged elderly parishioners to mortgage their homes and put the money from the loans into an investment fund that Smith helped run.
India May Not Allow More Foreign Investment in Debt (Update1) (BusinessWeek)
India may not allow more foreign investment in its government debt as the high-yielding assets could attract excessive demand and spur capital inflows, central bank Deputy Governor Shyamala Gopinath said.
Intel Capital and China Investment Corporation Announce Collaboration Agreement (The Auto Channel)
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Intel Capital, Intel Corporation’s global investment organization, and China Investment Corporation (CIC), China’s sovereign wealth fund, today announced they will work together to invest in technology innovation globally.
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Goldman shuffles investment management leaders (AsiaOne)
NEW YORK, US (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc ( GS .N) announced on Friday a management shuffle atop its investment management division , according to internal memos.
Barclays To Reignite Bonus Row With $3.6 Billion Payout To Investment Bankers (Free Internet Press)
Barclays could reignite a row over bankers' bonuses next week when it reports record profits of more than £11 billion and reveals bonuses of at least £2.3 billion ($3.6 billion) or more to its 23,000 investment bankers.
Australia welcomes China's investment, if not its influence (Washington Post)
NEWMAN, AUSTRALIA -- Here in this land of searing heat, scrub and eucalyptus, a land so vast that road signs warn the next gas station is 600 miles away, Mount Whaleback was once 1,500 feet high. Today it's a hole, the biggest open-pit iron ore mine in the world -- an entire mountain crushed, sold...
Give fiscal incentives to boost investment, employment: CII (The Economic Times)
Amid debate over withdrawal of stimulus measures, CII has asked the Finance Ministry to provide fiscal incentives to boost investment and employment.
(AFX UK Focus) 2010-02-14 11:01 Dubai debt handling may affect future investment-Mandelson (Interactive Investor)
DUBAI, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Dubai's handling of the debt crisis surrounding its flagship conglomerate Dubai World will affect its ability to attract future investment, British Business Secretary Peter Mandelson said on Sunday. "Dubai has to be conscious of the fact that how it resolves its current problems will mean a great deal for the Dubai brand, its reputation and how it secures investment ...
Rugby Investment Trust Says It May Get Offer From ING UK Reit (Bloomberg)
Feb. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Rugby Estates Investment Trust Plc said it’s in preliminary talks with ING UK REIT and may receive an offer from the company, according to an e-mailed statement.
`Port sector needs investment friendly policies' (Central Chronicle)
United News of India New Delhi, Feb 14: Highlighting the lower levels of private investment in Indian port sector, ASSOCHAM has emphasised the need for investment friendly policies so that the projected investment of 22 billion dollars for the sector during the 11th plan period could be accomplished.
Rugby Investment Trust Says It May Get Offer From ING UK REIT (Bloomberg)
Feb. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Rugby Estates Investment Trust Plc said it’s in talks with ING UK Real Estate Income Trust Ltd. and may receive an offer from the company, a unit of ING Groep NV, the largest Dutch financial-services company.
Unexpected political change would take a big toll on investment (The Nation - Thailand's English news)
If anything, any political change that took place unexpectedly would only worsen Thailand's investment climate, which is already beleaguered by a series of regulatory problems, said panellists at The Nation's roundtable.
Thammasat wins investment research (The Nation - Thailand's English news)
Thammasat Business School is the winner of 2010 CFA Thailand Investment Research Challenge (CFA Thailand IRC), which will represent Thailand to compete against the winning teams throughout the Asia Pacific Region.
Unexpected political change would take a big toll on investment (The Nation - Thailand's English news)
If anything, any political change that took place unexpectedly would only worsen Thailand's investment climate, which is already beleaguered by a series of regulatory problems, said panellists at The Nation's roundtable.
China arranging foreign investment deal for N.Korea: report (AFP via Yahoo! News)
China is arranging a huge foreign investment deal to revive North Korea's faltering economy amid an international drive to coax Pyongyang back to nuclear disarmament talks, a report said Monday.
HVB Buys Bank Austria’s Investment Banking Unit, FTD Reports (Bloomberg)
Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Hypovereinsbank of Germany will buy the investment banking unit of Bank Austria for about 1.25 billion euros ($1.7 billion), Financial Times Deutschland reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
House OKs investment board overhaul (Santa Fe New Mexican)
Get FREE Daily Headlines by email! A proposal to revamp the State Investment Council and reduce the governor's influence over the board that oversees $12 billion in endowment funds was unanimously approved by the House on Sunday.
Bombs a threat to tourism, investment (Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news)
The grenade explosion at Rajamangala University of Technology, near Government House, on Saturday night and the bomb defused at the Supreme Court on Sunday could affect investment confidence and the tourism sector,Deputy Prime Minister Trairong Suwannakhiri said on Monday.
ASIAN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT MARKETS REBOUND IN SECOND HALF OF 2009 (Thaipr.net)
Çѹ·Õè 15 ¡ØÁÀҾѹ¸ì 2553 14:43 ¹. Asian real estate investment markets posted a strong recovery in the second half of 2009 after witnessing a difficult start to the year.
Zimbabwe : Investment Indaba Opens (AllAfrica.com)
Harare — ZIMBABWE'S biggest international investment conference since the formation of the inclusive Government, the Africa investor (Ai) Pan-African Tourism and Infrastructure Investment Summit starts in Harare today, with 14 African government ministers, international bankers and 32 chief executive officers of international investment financiers attending.
Copper Drops as Dollar Strengthens, Reducing Investment Appeal (Bloomberg)
Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Copper in London declined, reversing earlier gains, as the dollar strengthened, reducing the appeal of industrial metals as an alternative investment.
My Dumbest Investment (Tulsa World)
My most recent dumbest investment move has been selling anything after March 2009. Several times I've sold when stocks had come down 10 percent off a high only to see them go back up above their previous ...
Foreign Direct Investment in Pakistan Declines in Seven Months (Bloomberg)
Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Overseas direct investment in Pakistan dropped 54.6 percent in the first seven months of the fiscal year that started July 1, the central bank said.
China arranging foreign investment deal for N.Korea: report (AFP via Yahoo! News)
China is arranging a huge foreign investment deal to revive North Korea's faltering economy amid an international drive to coax Pyongyang back to nuclear disarmament talks, a report said Monday.
China investment to help coax North Korea to talks (Market Watch)
China is arranging $10 billion in foreign investment to North Korea as part of efforts to help reinvigorate its economy and encourage the reclusive state to return to nuclear disarmament talks, according to a published report Monday.
Rail investment 'must integrate' (Epolitix via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
Future investment in Britain's rail network should focus on northern England instead of the south-east and closed lines and stations should be brought back into service to ease congestion, a group of MPs has said.
Healthscope and the age of investment bankers (The Age)
The role that investment banking advisers played in Healthscope's botched efforts to acquire aged-care operator Arcare is one of the untold chapters in this sorry tale.
British Nanotech Pioneer, Peratech, Receives GBP1.1 Million Investment by YFM Group to Fund Expansion (redOrbit)
RICHMOND, England, February 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Further to its recent announcements of licensing agreements with Nissha and Samson Electro-mechanics for 3D input technology for mobile phones, Peratech Limited has announced that YFM Group managed Partnership Investment Finance has invested GBP1.1 million into the Company.
Czech Power Grid Says Solar Investment Boom Risks Blackouts (Bloomberg)
Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Czech power grid operator CEPS AS said the pace of solar power investment risks overloading the network and plants may need to be disconnected to prevent blackouts.
Trairong: Bomb incident could hurt tourism and investment (The Nation - Thailand's English news)
The recent grenade blast at Rajamangala University of Technology, close to the Government House last Saturday and discovery of a bomb at the Supreme Court on Sunday could hurt investment climate and the Thai tourism sector, Deputy Prime Minister Trairong Suwannakhiri said Monday.
Televisa To Enter Mobile Market With $1.44Bln Nextel Investment (Fox News)
Televisa To Enter Mobile Market With $1.44Bln Nextel Investment
US Gases Maker Praxair Puts Mexico 2010 Investment At $150 Million (Fox News)
US Gases Maker Praxair Puts Mexico 2010 Investment At $150 Million
N. Korea to Get $10 Billion in Foreign Investment, Yonhap Says (Bloomberg)
Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) -- North Korea is set to receive $10 billion of overseas funds through its state-run investment arm, Yonhap News reported, equivalent to 70 percent of the communist nation’s annual economic output.
San Jose Man Arrested For Alleged Real Estate Investment Scheme (KTVU 2 San Francisco)
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A San Jose man was arrested last week in connection with an alleged real estate investment scheme in which investors lost more than $500,000, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office announced Monday.
Praxair to investment $150 mln in Mexico (People's Daily)
Industrial gases company Praxair will invest 150 million more U.S. dollars in Mexico this year, Mexican President Felipe Calderon told a press conference on Monday. The U.S.-based firm, the largest industrial gases company in the Americas, had invested 350 million dollars in Mexico during 2008-2009, Calderon said. The additional investment this year is expected to generate 700 jobs in the ...
Barclays 2009 Profit Doubles on Investment Banking (Update1) (Bloomberg)
Feb. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Barclays Plc, the U.K.’s second- largest bank, said 2009 profit more than doubled, lifted by investment banking and the sale of a fund management unit.
Three Dutch life-science sectors announce joint investment to research on personalized medicine (News-Medical-Net)
The Netherlands' three Top Institutes for life-science research (the BioMedical Materials program, the Center for Translational Molecular Medicine and Top Institute Pharma) today announced a joint investment of MEUR 28 on innovative research targeted at bringing personalized medicine closer to reality.