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Calendar Of Investment-Grade Debt: Agency Bills
Calendar Of Investment-Grade Debt: Agency Bills
Cumulus Media, Crestview Partners form strategic investment group
ATLANTA - Radio station owner Cumulus Media Inc. and private equity firm Crestview Partners said Wednesday that they formed a strategic investment partnership that may spend over $1 billion acquiring radio broadcasting companies.
Freeport Considers Major Chile Investment After Copper Find
April 8 (Bloomberg) -- Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. is considering a major investment after finding more copper near its El Abra mine in Chile, Chief Executive Officer Richard Adkerson said.
Ford Announces New Investment in Argentina for New Product, Plant Improvements, Quality Upgrades
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, April 7, 2010; Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer of Ford Motor Company , today announced a new ARS 1.000 billion (U.S. $250 million) investment in its operations here during a meeting with Argentina President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
Treasury: Investment chief defends free golf trips
Oregon Treasurer Ted Wheeler on Wednesday reined in travel by the agency's investment officers, ending free golf and first-class airfare they enjoyed while monitoring $67 billion in state money.
China Life says 2009 profit up 72 per cent on strong investment gains, better Chinese economy
BEIJING - China Life Insurance Co. said Thursday its 2009 profit surged 72 per cent as China's economic rebound boosted stock markets and investment income.
Bulgaria approves draft accord on exchange of investment information with China
The Bulgarian government approved here on Wednesday a draft memorandum of understanding between the Bulgaria Investment Agency (IBA) and the China Investment Promotion Agency (CIPA). Stoyan Stalev, head of the IBA, told Xinhua that the memorandum of understanding will be signed later in April during his visit to the CIPA. According to the memorandum of understanding, the two investment agencies ...
India Bars Foreign Investment in Cigarette Making (Update1)
April 8 (Bloomberg) -- Cigarette makers such as Japan Tobacco Inc. may have to put their plans to expand in India on hold after the countrys cabinet decided to bar foreign direct investment in cigarette manufacturing.
Ford plans $250M investment in Argentina business
Ford Motor Co. has announced a $250 million investment to develop and produce a new vehicle in Argentina over the next two years.
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs rose $.50 or .3 percent, to $176.86. Morgan Stanley fell $.09 or .3 percent, to $29.93.
Natcan Investment Management Announces the First Issuance of The Natcan QSSP II Investment Fund, Series 2010
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 8, 2010) - Natcan Investment Management Inc., a subsidiary of National Bank Financial Group (TSX:NA), announces the first issuance of Class A shares, Series 2010 of The Natcan QSSP II Investment Fund Inc.(the "Fund'"). An excellent opportunity for investors that also allows them to encourage Quebec businesses
Freeport Eyes Major Chile Investment on Copper Find (Update1)
April 8 (Bloomberg) -- Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. is considering a major investment in Chile after finding more copper near its El Abra mine, Chief Executive Officer Richard Adkerson said.
CFA Institute launches revised framework for investment professional education
The CFA Institute and Toronto CFA Society opened the market at Toronto Stock Exchange on Thursday to celebrate the launch of the updated CFA Institute Global Body of Investment Knowledge (GBIK).
SSS investment income at P22.8B
The investment income of the Social Security System (SSS) stood at P22.8 billion in 2009, surpassing its P16.9-billion goal by P5.9 billion.
CDC says Lions Park ideal investment for OFWs
Purchasing a house is more than just an investment for most people. It is also the fulfillment of a dream one of owning a home that can provide not just personal comfort but an array of choices for ones chosen lifestyle.
Midday Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are up at noon: Goldman Sachs rose $3.07 or 1.7 percent, to $179.43. Morgan Stanley rose $.51 or 1.7 percent, to $30.53.
Mich. gov taking investment trip to Italy, Germany
Gov. Jennifer Granholm is headed to Italy and Germany in hopes of drumming up more business for Michigan. Granholm's office said Thursday she has left for her 10th overseas investment mission since 2004.
Ford plans $250M investment in Argentina business
Ford Motor Co. has announced a $250 million investment to develop and produce a new vehicle in Argentina over the next two years.
Wynn Ends Talks On Foxwoods Casino Investment
Wynn Ends Talks On Foxwoods Casino Investment
Ford plans $250M investment in Argentina business
Ford Motor Co. has announced a $250 million investment to develop and produce a new vehicle in Argentina over the next two years. The automaker, based in Dearborn, Mich., said Wednesday that the investment will also fund upgrades and improvements at its plant... Ford Motor Company - Automotive industry - Business - Argentina - Ford
Ford Plans $250M Investment in Argentina Business
Ford plans $250M investment in Argentina to develop and produce new vehicle over next 2 years Ford Motor Company - Ford - Autos - Recreation - Makes and Models
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies were up at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs rose $3.14 or 1.8 percent, to $179.50. Morgan Stanley rose $.86 or 2.9 percent, to $30.88.
Chinese Telecom Equipment Makers Jump on 3G Investment Plan
April 9 (Bloomberg) -- Fiberhome Telecommunication Technologies Co. led Chinese phone equipment producers higher after the government said it will boost the investment in so- called third-generation cellular networks.
Emergency not hurting investment
The declaration of a state of emergency by the government has no impact on the investment climate as investors look for long-term prospects which are still bright, secretary-general of the Board of Investment (BoI) Atchaka Siboonruang said.
Local business briefs: Petra Capital completes investment
Nashville-based Petra Capital Partners said it has completed a $7 million follow-on investment in SpecialtyCare, a provider of outsourced clinical services to hospitals.
Emergency not hurting investment
The declaration of a state of emergency by the government has no impact on the investment climate as investors look for long-term prospects which are still bright, secretary-general of the Board of Investment (BoI) Atchaka Siboonruang said.
Gold hits 3-month high as investment rises
Precious metal rises on signs of strong investment interest, rebound in euro. 9 Apr 2010 8:53 PM
Ford announces investment in Brazil
On Thursday, Ford Motor Company announced it will increase a five-year investment plan in Brazil by $281 million.
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are up at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs rose $1.21 or .7 percent, to $180.71. Morgan Stanley rose $.44 or 1.4 percent, to $31.32.
France seeks China's green industry investment
France is striving to invite more Chinese companies to invest in the country's green industry, a French investment official said here Friday. The French authorities sought to attract overseas investment to create more jobs by taking the advantage of global economic recovery and focus on green economy, David Appia, chairman and CEO of Invest in France Agency, told Xinhua. The global financial ...
Midday Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are mixed at noon: Goldman Sachs fell $.53 or .3 percent, to $178.97. Morgan Stanley rose $.01 or percent, to $30.89.
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies
Shares of some top investment banks companies were mixed at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs fell $.38 or .2 percent, to $179.12.
China Official: To Release New Policy On Foreign Investment Next Wed
China Official: To Release New Policy On Foreign Investment Next Wed
France seeks China's green industry investment
BOAO, Hainan- France is striving to invite more Chinese companies to invest in the country's green industry, a French investment official said here Friday.
Austria plans to increase investment in colleges
Austria is planning to increase its investment in colleges, particularly in the field of information technology because IT graduates are in great demand, officials said Friday. Minister of Science and Technology Beatrix Karl said the plan is still under negotiation between the Austrian Federal Economy Chamber (WKO) and the Austrian College Conference (FHK). Kurt Koleznik, general secretary of ...
Mideast investment banking rebounds in Q1 - survey
DUBAI, April 10 (Reuters) - Investment banking in the Middle East experienced a rebound in activity in the first quarter, indicating a return to confidence in the market, according to an analysis by Thomson Reuters.
China to release new paper on foreign investment
Boao, Hainan - China's overall investment environment is healthy and the nation welcomes foreign investments except from energy-intensive and polluting foreign companies, a senior official from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said here on Saturday.
US$2 trillion GCC Projects Market Offers Opportunities for Global Construction and Investment Community
MEED's 2010 Arabian World Construction Summit (AWCS) will turn the spotlight on the US$2 trillion worth of projects planned or under way in the six GCC countries and the opportunities available for global construction and investment community, the organisers announced today.
China to unveil new rules on foreign investment: official
BOAO, Hainan - China will soon release new regulations on attracting overseas investment, a deputy minister of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China's top economic planning agency, said here Saturday.
Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment to give town money for 'new urban' developments
WOODSTOCK -- The development of "new urban" areas in Woodstock will get a boost as the Town Council accepts a $50,000 grant from the state Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment.
State investment practices to be curbed
HONOLULU The state Legislature is taking aim at an investment practice that resulted in the state treasury being left with about $1 billion of securities that it largely has been unable to sell. The pending measure would restrict the state's further buying of so-called auction rate securities as a short-term investment.
Brazils Serra Says He Will Run for President, Vows Investment
April 10 (Bloomberg) -- Jose Serra , the frontrunner in the Brazilian presidential race, pledged to increase government investment in infrastructure and loosen fiscal restraints as he seeks to persuade voters that hes best-suited to build on economic gains after Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva leaves office.
Liverpool to appoint new chairman to lift hopes of investment
Liverpool are set to appoint Martin Broughton as their new chairman as they seek to securie new investment.
Business : Mideast investment banking rebounds in Q1
DUBAI Investment banking in the Middle East experienced a rebound in activity in the first quarter, indicating a return to confidence in the market, according to an analysis by Thomson Reuters.
State investment practices to be curbed
HONOLULU The state Legislature is taking aim at an investment practice that resulted in the state treasury being left with about $1 billion of securities that it largely has been unable to sell. The pending measure would restrict the state's further buying of so-called auction rate securities as a short-term investment.
Look for ways to cut investment taxes
Like millions of your fellow citizens, you may be filing your taxes this week. If you think that things might have turned out differently had you paid less in investment-related taxes, you might want to take steps soon to help ensure a different outcome in 2011. Here are some "tax-smart" strategies to consider: * Invest in municipal bonds. If you're in one of the upper income brackets, you might ...
Jordan- Discussions means to improve investment environment in free zones
Jordan- Discussions means to improve investment environment in free zones
China to unveil new rules on foreign investment: official
China will soon release new regulations on attracting overseas investment, a deputy minister of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China's top economic planning agency, said in Boao Saturday. Some details of the policy might be announced next Wednesday at a press conference jointly held by the NDRC, the Information Office of the State Council and the Ministry of Commerce ...
China's imports demand to ease on investment moderation, says JP Morgan Chase economist
Although China registered the first monthly trade deficit last month in six years, that would be temporary as the demand for imports is likely to ease with the expected moderation in domestic fixed asset investment, said an economist of JP Morgan Chase. "With an anticipated recovery in developed economies this year, Chinese exports should improve gradually over the coming months," said Jing ...
Oregon Treasury employees wined and dined by investment firms they oversee
An investigation finds that Treasury officers are treated to a life of luxury by investment companies they oversee. Records show stays at resorts, first-class airfare, golf, cocktails and high-end dinners -- all in the name of public service.