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Investment Research Group shares suspended
Investment Research Group, the financial services company chaired by former Finance Minister Bill Birch, had its stock and warrants suspended after failing to file its full-year accounts.
Taiwan investment in mainland more than triples in first five months
The economic authority of Taiwan has approved investment totaling 77.13 million U.S. dollars from the Chinese mainland, according to a statistics report released Monday. From the end of June last year when Taiwan opened to mainland investment, the authority had approved 52 investment projects on the island by the end of May, said the report from the authority. The top three industries for ...
Investment offer impresses Vale
Port Vale vice-chairman Peter Jackson believes an offer of investment from New York-based businessman Mike Newton is "a genuine approach".
Investment report on ULURU
MicroStockProfit.com announces an investment report featuring ULURU Inc.. The report includes financial, comparative and investment analyses, and industry information you need to know to make an educated investment decision.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Family Dollar, ManTech International and Kraton Performance Polymers
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Family Dollar, ManTech International and Kraton Performance Polymers
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Jourdan Resources Inc. - JRN
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
Investment Grade Trust Announces Distribution For Period ending June 30, 2010
Investment Grade Trust today announces a distribution for the period from January 1, 2010 to June 30, 2010 of $0.25 per unit of Investment Grade Trust payable on July 13, 2010 to holders of Units of record as at June 30, 2010.
Gladstone Investment Announces Proxy Filing and Conference Call Date to Discuss Proxy Proposals
MCLEAN, Va. -- Gladstone Investment Corporation announced today that it plans to hold a conference call on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 9:00 am EDT to discuss the matters scheduled for a vote at this year's annual shareholders meeting to be held on August 5, 2010.
Chimera Investment to offer 100 million shares
Chimera Investment Corp. said Tuesday it plan to publicly offer 100 million shares of common stock. Chimera also said it plans to grant underwriters a 30-day option to buy an additional 15 million shares to cover overallotments.
Investment scam trial postponed
The trial for four defendants accused of running a property investment scam likely will be rescheduled for the fall, allowing federal prosecutors to move forward with their own charges.
Chimera Investment Corporation Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock
NEW YORK----Chimera Investment Corporation today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 100 million shares of its common stock for expected gross proceeds of approximately $365 million before expenses.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Marifil Mines Ltd. - MFM-V
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
S3 Investment Company CEO Attends Mongolia Investment Conference in Ulaanbaatar
DANVILLE, Calif. -- S3 Investment Company, Inc. today announced that the company's Chairman and CEO Jim Bickel has attended a conference titled "Mongolia: Capital Raising" held on June 15-16, 2010 at the Chinggis Khaan Hotel in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Empire Investment Holdings Ranked One of the Largest Companies in Florida
MIAMI----Empire Investment Holdings announced today that it has been recognized by Florida Trend in their 2010 TopRank Florida list. The list, which is released annually, is a collection of the states 350 largest companies.
Investment scam trial postponed
The trial for four defendants accused of running a property investment scam likely will be rescheduled for the fall, allowing federal prosecutors to move forward with their own charges.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Macquarie Power - MPT.UN
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
Investment hurdles will go, U.S. CEOs told
Washington: India on Wednesday assured US Inc. that its concerns on infrastructure, investment restrictions and other impediments would be addressed expeditiously, and a roadmap would be prepared for discussions ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit in November.
Investment treaty talks with US soon: Pranab
India will soon negotiate an investment treaty with the US to give a boost to trade and investment between the two countries, finance minister Pranab Mukherjee said.
Investment group Resolution buys AXA unit
Investment group Resolution said on Thursday it has agreed to buy French insurer AXA's British life insurance and savings units for 2.75 billion pounds.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Colossus Minerals Inc. - CSI
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
Turkey Trades Like Investment Grade in Swaps Market
Turkey is trading as an investment- grade nation in the credit-default swaps market after its dollar bonds outperformed European developing nations by the most since 2008 on accelerating economic growth.
Investment Bankers: The Safest Job in the World?
A new survey finds that investment bankers aren't much worried about being made redundant and are keener about their prospects in looking for new jobs, with rival banks doubling their offers of guaranteed bonuses.
EU outbound investment drops sharply amid financial crisis
European Union (EU) outbound investment dropped sharply last year as its companies struggled with the financial crisis, EU statistics office Eurostat said Thursday. Official figures showed EU foreign direct investment in the rest of the world fell by 24 percent, from 348 billion euros (427 billion U.S. dollars) in 2008 to 263 billion euros (323 billion dollars). The main destination for EU ...
The Investment Sales Mini-Bubble
When it comes to today's investment sales market, the biggest question on everyone's mind is the sustainability of the market's present momentum. Can the currently elevated price levels continue on their current trajectory, or are we in a mini-bubble at a low point in this cycle? In order to answer this question, we shall look at present conditions and what they might say about where the market ...
Bell Investment Advisors Offers New White Paper, "How to Reduce the 'Real' Risk of Money Market Funds"
Bell Investment Advisors, Inc., a Bay Area registered investment advisory firm, today announced they are now offering to the public a free white paper, "How to Reduce the 'Real' Risk of Money Market Funds."
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies were down at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs fell $.09 or .1 percent, to $134.98. Morgan Stanley fell $.77 or 3.1 percent, to $24.26.
Investment report on Somaxon Pharmaceuticals
MicroStockProfit.com announces an investment report featuring Somaxon Pharmaceuticals Inc. The report includes financial, comparative and investment analyses, and industry information you need to know to make an educated investment decision.
Investment banker of the week: Josh Critchley
Over the past 12 months, and following a debt-fuelled decade, several investment banks have invested in their equity capital markets businesses to take advantage of companies returning to cash.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Spider Resources Inc. - SPQ - V
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are up at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs rose $2.70 or 2.0 percent, to $137.68. Morgan Stanley rose $.39 or 1.6 percent, to $24.65.
Investment-Bank Credit Risk Declines Amid Congressional Financial Overhaul
The cost to protect against losses on bank bonds fell for the first time in a week as U.S. Congress conferees tempered limits on investment banking in financial regulation legislation.
Western Investment LLC Opts for "Least Worst" Alternative in Deutsche Bank (NYSE:DB) Closed End Fund Merger Fight
NEW YORK----Western Investment LLC has WITHDRAWN its recommendation that shareholders of DWS Enhanced Commodity Fund, Inc. vote AGAINST the proposed merger of the fund into an open ended Deutsche-run fund.
GSC Investment Corp. Announces Filing and Mailing of Definitive Proxy Statement for Special Meeting of Stockholders
GSC Investment Corp. announced today that it has filed a definitive proxy statement for a special meeting of stockholders to vote on two proposals in connection with the transactions contemplated by the previously announced definitive stock purchase agreement among the Company, Saratoga Investment Advisors, LLC and CLO Partners LLC .
Qwest Investment Management Corp.: Change in Portfolio Manager
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - 06/25/10) - Qwest Investment Management Corp. announced today that Jennifer Stevenson has provided notice of her intention to resign as Managing Director, Portfolio Management for Qwest Investment Management Corp. and as Executive Vice-President, Registered Portfolio Manager of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd. (together, the Companies) in order to ...
Magazine Names ESL Investment to Top 20 List
Bank Investment Consultant magazine named the president and chief operating officer of ESL Investment Services to its list of top 20 investment program managers.
Qwest Investment Management Corp.: Change in Portfolio Manager
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA-- - Qwest Investment Management Corp. announced today that Jennifer Stevenson has provided notice of her intention to resign as Managing Director, Portfolio Management for Qwest Investment Management Corp. and as Executive Vice-President, Registered Portfolio Manager of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd. in order to pursue another professional opportunity.
Qwest Investment Management Corp.: Change in Portfolio Manager
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA-- (Marketwire - June 25, 2010) - Qwest Investment Management Corp. announced today that Jennifer Stevenson has provided notice of her intention to resign as Managing Director, Portfolio Management for Qwest Investment Management Corp. and as Executive Vice-President, Registered Portfolio Manager of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd. (together, the "Companies") in ...
Foreign investment expected to boost restive Xinjiang
The government launched an initiative to draw foreign investment into the Xinjiang Uyghur Au-tonomous Region nearly a year after deadly riots rocked the capital city Urumqi, China News Service reported Sunday. The State Administration of Industry and Commerce (SAIC) said in a statement that the foreign investment would be injected into almost every sector: manufacturing, agriculture, technology ...
Foreign investment rises in central region
The importance of foreign investment was becoming more and more evident in the central key economic region, said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Dang Huy Dong at a conference in the central province of Quang Nam on Saturday.
Investment and mission can go hand in hand says analyst
Socially responsible investment can help the church achieve its wider mission says Ecclesiasticals senior SRI analyst
EastBridge Investment Group's Client, Tsingda Education, Obtains Funding
PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - 06/28/10) - EastBridge Investment Group (EBIG) (OTC.BB: EBIG - News ) today announced that its client, Tsingda Education, has obtained a definitive funding commitment from a source in Beijing. The details will be announced shortly in a SEC filing. Mr. Zhang Hui, CEO of Tsingda, commented, "We are one more step closer to becoming listed on the NYSE/AMEX. This definitive ...
EastBridge Investment Group's Client, Tsingda Education, Obtains Funding
PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - June 28, 2010) - EastBridge Investment Group (EBIG) ( OTCBB : EBIG ) today announced that its client, Tsingda Education, has obtained a definitive funding commitment from a source in Beijing. The details will be announced shortly in a SEC filing.
Midday Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are down at 1 p.m.: Goldman Sachs fell $2.16 or 1.5 percent, to $137.50. Morgan Stanley fell $.48 or 1.9 percent, to $24.53.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Detour Gold Corp. - DGC
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
State pension investment chief is quitting
FRANKFORT The chief investment officer of the Kentucky Retirement Systems has resigned after three years on the job.
Federal Realty Investment Trust Announces Second Quarter 2010 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
Federal Realty Investment Trust will announce second quarter 2010 earnings in a press release to be issued on Wednesday, August 4, 2010.
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies were down at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs fell $3.00 or 2.1 percent, to $136.66. Morgan Stanley fell $.49 or 2.0 percent, to $24.52.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Del Monte, Hormel, J&J Snack Foods and Treehouse
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Del Monte, Hormel, J&J Snack Foods and Treehouse
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Claymore Inverse - CIB
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
Canadian investment managers get more cautious
The latest quarterly survey from Russell Investments shows Canadian investment managers calling themselves bears with regard to their home stock market increased to 19% from 9% three months earlier