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Tulane's annual Burkenroad Reports Investment Conference will be held amidst improving economic climate
The deal-hunting investors who packed into last year's Burkenroad Reports Investment Conference hoping to find low-priced stocks during the down economy may be absent this year as the stock market continues to improve and Burkenroad companies report much-improved earnings....
Make a big investment or small amounts more often?
At this time of year, many investors are deciding whether to invest their tax refund now or spread out the investment over coming months.
Videocon plans Rs.14,000 crore investment in mobile service
The Videocon group envisages investment of Rs.14,000 crore in its mobile services over the next three years and plans an investment of around Rs.1,000 crore for its 2.75G EDGE GSM venture in Gujarat.
IPAs vow to double investment commitments in 5 yrs
The countrys 11 investment promotion agencies (IPAs) will double investment commitments in five years from P314 billion in 2009 pushing eight industries through targeted marketing and focused promotion.
Videocon plans Rs.14,000 crore investment in mobile service
Gandhinagar, April 18 : The Videocon group envisages investment of Rs.14,000 crore in its mobile services over the next three years and plans an investment of around Rs.1,000 crore for its 2.75G EDGE GSM venture in Gujarat.
Union chiefs call for investment to bolster 'fragile' labour market
UNION leaders have called for continued investment in Scotland's "fragile" labour market as their annual conference got under way.
New oil marketing company: ECC to approve new investment criteria
ISLAMABAD (April 19 2010): The Economic Co-ordination Committee of the Cabinet, scheduled to meet on Monday, is set to approve new investment criteria for establishing new oil marketing company (OMC) by reducing equity investment to Rs 500 million, with minimum upfront equity of Rs 100 million, to attract investment in the oil industry, Business Recorder has learnt.
Indonesia Seeks Chinas Help in Doubling Foreign Investment
Indonesias streamlined permit process may entice China to help the government double foreign participation in infrastructure projects by 2014, said Gita Wirjawan, head of the countrys investment coordinating board.
Cydinar Hosts Workshop On Physical Gold Investment Account For Islamic Bank
KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 (Bernama) -- Professionals with financial background are invited to participate in a one-day High Achiever Round Table (HART) to gain insight on the syariah model of a physical gold investment for Islamic bank at the Crowne Plaza Hotel here on Friday (April 23).
German investment in renewables to double by 2020: study
Germanys annual investment in renewable energy will be doubled to 28 billion euros (37 billion U.S. dollars ) by 2020, and the industry will become a main creator of jobs and an investment growth point. That's according to the latest report from the German Association of Renewable Energy (BEE). The report, conducted by consulting company Prognos AG at the request of the BEE, said Germanys ...
MINING FINANCE / INVESTMENT
Investment advisor Don Coxe still loves gold and silver, but feels iron ore is now the hottest of all major commodities. Coxe Advisors Chairman Don Coxe is rebalancing his recommended asset mix for U.S. pension funds and sector weightings for commodity stocks.
Education best form of investment Fatimah
DALAT: Education is the best form of investment that can give good financial and moral returns to parents and their children, said Minister in the Chief Ministers Department Datin Fatimah Abdullah yesterday.
Kenanga Investment Launches Four New Call Warrants
KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 (Bernama)-- Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd today launched four new call warrants under its NagaWarrants umbrella brand, namely Affin-CC, MPHB-CC, MRCB-CC and Parkson-CB, in view of the bullish stock market.
A Big Shake-Up at Citis Investment Bank
Shaking up its leadership for the third time in six months, Citigroup named John Havens as the new head of its investment banking and alternative investments group.
GMR Energy Seeks $100 Million After Getting Temasek Investment
April 19 (Bloomberg) -- The power unit of GMR Group , an Indian road and airport developer, is seeking to raise an additional $100 million from private equity funds by June as the nations infrastructure buildup attracts foreign investment.
ALGESCO's New $36M Investment Boufarik Service Center to Support El Merk
ALGESCO, a joint venture between Sonatrach, Sonelgaz and GE, will provide local support and maintenance for the El Merk CPF plant, as well as all other GE Oil & Gas key facilities and power stations within Algeria, from its new $36M investment Boufarik service center.
Doha Bank Net Falls 4.5% as Investment Income Drops (Update1)
April 19 (Bloomberg) -- Doha Bank QSC , Qatars third- biggest bank, said first-quarter profit fell 4.5 percent as investment income declined.
Iskandar Investment Features In Cityscape Abu Dhabi
KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 (Bernama) -- Iskandar Investment Bhd, the catalytic developer of Iskandar Malaysia, has returned to the United Arab Emirates for Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2010, the international real estate investment and development event.
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs fell $1.27 or .8 percent, to $159.43. Morgan Stanley rose $.34 or 1.1 percent, to $29.50.
Conn. sues bank, investment firm in Madoff losses
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal says he's suing a Fairfield County bank and investment adviser who operated funds that helped Bernard Madoff's investment fraud.
Conn. sues bank, investment firm in Madoff losses
HARTFORD, Conn. - Attorney General Richard Blumenthal says he's suing a Fairfield County bank and investment...
RESEARCH ROUNDUP: Investment Ideas and Analysis for the Week of May 19
Last week, despite mostly positive economic numbers and overwhelmingly positive earnings reports, the Dow struggled to stay above the 11,000 mark it breached on Monday. The biggest reason was the headline that the SEC was charging a major investment firm with fraud.
Midday Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are down at noon: Goldman Sachs fell $1.73 or 1.1 percent, to $158.97. Morgan Stanley fell $.19 or .6 percent, to $28.98.
Conn. Sues Bank, Investment Firm in Madoff Losses
Connecticut sues Fairfield bank, investment firm for $16 million in Madoff losses Connecticut - Business - Investment company - Financial Services - Banking Services
Conn. sues bank, investment firm in Madoff losses
Connecticut's attorney general sued a Fairfield County bank and investment adviser on Monday, claiming they "aided and abetted" disgraced financier Bernard Madoff's massive investment fraud.
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 $2.62 or 1.6 percent, to $163.32. Morgan Stanley rose $.40 or 1.4 percent, to $29.56.
Calendar Of Investment-Grade Debt: Agency Bills
Calendar Of Investment-Grade Debt: Agency Bills
Our view on investment banking: Goldman case shows what's wrong with Wall Street
'Fabulous Fab' sensed collapse but peddled toxic mortgage investment.
CalPERS investment partner cuts fees, agents
CalPERS' largest investment partner made dramatic concessions to the pension fund Monday, agreeing to stop hiring placement agents and to cut its management fees by $125 million.
Connecticut sues bank, investment firm in Madoff losses
HARTFORD, CONN. Attorney General Richard Blumenthal says he's suing a Fairfield County bank and investment adviser who operated funds that helped Bernard Madoff's investment fraud.
Aref Investment Falls to Lowest Since 2003 After Posting Loss
April 20 (Bloomberg) -- Aref Investment Group retreated to the lowest intraday level in seven years after the Kuwaiti investment company posted a full-year loss.
Holmdel man accused in investment scheme that cost victims $1.6 million
A Holmdel man was arrested and charged with operating an fraudulent investment company that cost clients $1.6 million, spending some of the money on himself at retailers such as Macy's, Wegmans and Vermont Teddy Bear, authorities said Monday.
Connecticut sues bank, investment firm in Madoff losses
HARTFORD, CONN. Attorney General Richard Blumenthal says he's suing a Fairfield County bank and investment adviser who operated funds that helped Bernard Madoff's investment fraud.
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs fell $.79 or .5 percent, to $162.53. Morgan Stanley rose $.08 or .3 percent, to $29.64.
Stock Offerings: MGIC Investment
MGIC Investment was one of several companies to announce a stock offering Tuesday.
Emerging World Pharma Inc. Management Approves Investment Allocation Into European Global Pharma
Emerging World Pharma Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EWPI) president, Brandon Keks, confirmed today that the company has approved an ongoing investment allocation into European Global Pharma. The first allotment of funding has been set aside as the company completes its due diligence. "We do not anticipate any delays or anomalies regarding this initial investment and the monies should be released by May 1 ...
Investment Method Versus Disbursement Method
One method of calculating arbitrage rebate is the "investment method," which considers, by date and amount, the cash inflow and outflow for each investment made with bond proceeds.
Jefferies 1Q profit soars on investment banking
Jefferies Group Inc. on Tuesday said its first-quarter profit nearly doubled as its investment banking unit saw revenue leap as the market gained strength.
MGIC Investment posts smaller 1Q loss
MGIC Investment Corp. posted a smaller loss for the first quarter, as the mortgage insurance provider continues to struggle out of the housing bust.
MGIC Investment offers $1 billion in stock, notes
MGIC Investment Corp. will provide a public offering of $700 million in common stock and $300 million in senior notes due in 2017. The notes will be convertible into shares of the company's common stock.
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies
Shares of some top investment banks companies were mixed at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs fell $3.34 or 2.0 percent, to $159.98.
BofA Hires Nomuras Meissner for Europe Investment Banking
Bank of America Corp., the biggest U.S. lender by assets, hired Nomura Holdings Inc.s Christian Meissner as head of investment banking for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Australia Treasurer To Tout Investment Ahead Of G20 Meeting
Australia Treasurer To Tout Investment Ahead Of G20 Meeting
BoI Investment applications up by 48 pct in 1st quarter
The Board of Investment (BoI) on Wednesday reported that the number of investment promotion applications in the first quarter of this year increased by 48.6 per cent year-on-year.
Investment applications up 48% in Q1
The number of investment promotion applications in the first quarter of 2010 rose 48.6 per cent year-on-year, the Board of Investment (BOI) reported on Wednesday.
St Jamess Place Sales Rise 42% on Investment Demand (Update1)
April 21 (Bloomberg) -- St Jamess Place Plc , the wealth manager majority owned by Lloyds Banking Group Plc, said first- quarter sales rose 42 percent on stronger demand for investment products.
Foreign investment 'raises house prices'
Foreign investment in Australian property is pushing up the price of housing and squeezing Aussies out of the market, the coalition's housing spokesman says.
St Jamess Place Sales Rise 42% on Investment Demand (Update1)
April 21 (Bloomberg) -- St Jamess Place Plc , the wealth manager majority owned by Lloyds Banking Group Plc, said first- quarter sales rose 42 percent on stronger demand for investment products.
MGIC Investment Corp. Prices Offering At $10.75
MGIC Investment Corp. Prices Offering At $10.75
India cbank releases draft rules on investment firms
MUMBAI, April 21 (Reuters) - India's central bank on Wednesday released draft rules for core investment companies, saying those firms with asset size below 1 billion rupees may not obtain a certificate of registration on meeting some conditions.