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Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Pyng Medical Corp. - PYT
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Apartment Investment and Management Company Announces Pricing of Preferred Stock Offering
DENVER----Apartment Investment and Management Company announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 4,000,000 shares of its 7.75% Class U Cumulative Preferred Stock.
PennantPark Investment Corporation Announces Its Quarterly Distribution of $0.26 per Share
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 1, 2010) - PennantPark Investment Corporation (the "Company") ( NASDAQ : PNNT ) declares its fourth fiscal quarter 2010 distribution of $0.26 per share, payable on October 1, 2010 to stockholders of record as of September 14, 2010. Distributions are paid from taxable earnings and may include return of capital and/or capital gains. The specific tax ...
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are up at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs rose $2.03 or 1.5 percent, to $138.96. Morgan Stanley rose $.40 or 1.6 percent, to $25.09.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Cardiome Pharma Corp - COM
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Investment Planning Counsel Inc. Reports August 2010 Mutual Fund Sales and Assets Under Management
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 1, 2010) - Counsel Portfolio Services Inc., a division of Investment Planning Counsel Inc., today reported preliminary mutual fund sales and assets under management for the month ending August 31, 2010. Mutual fund assets under management were $2.28 billion at August 31, 2010 compared with $1.96 billion at August 31, 2009 and $2.14 billion at December 31 ...
Investment firm, management buy Peak 10
Investment firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe is teaming with the leaders of Peak 10 to buy a majority stake in the data center company.
Care Investment Trust Inc. Announces Three for Two Stock Split
Care Investment Trust Inc. , a real estate investment and finance company that invests in healthcare-related real estate and commercial mortgage debt, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock split in the ratio of three-for-two to be effected in the form of a common stock dividend. Â Each shareholder of record as of the close of business on September 13, 2010, will ...
Hungary `Puzzling' Investment Case Because of Policies, Goldman Sachs Says
Hungary is eastern Europe’s “most puzzling investment case” with assets trading at the biggest discount to fair value in the region because of the government’s economic policies, economists at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said.
Care Investment Trust approves stock spilt ratio from common stock dividend
Care Investment Trust Inc., a real estate investment and finance company that invests in healthcare-related real estate and commercial mortgage debt, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock split in the ratio of three-for-two to be effected in the form of a common stock dividend.
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Scout Investment Advisors to Acquire Reams Asset Management Company
KANSAS CITY, Mo.----Scout Investment Advisors , a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation , has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Reams Asset Management Company , an investment management firm based in Columbus, Ind.
Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services Ltd Announces Top Rated Status in the 2010 Global Custodian Hedge Fund ...
Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services Ltd today announces it has received Top rated status in the 2010 Global Custodian Hedge Fund Administration Survey of 1,420 hedge fund clients and 81 administrators. Â
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Capital Pro-Egaux Inc. - CPE
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Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Sagittarius Capital Corp. - SCX.H
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When investment firms go bust
Question: If an investment firm like Fidelity or T. Rowe Price goes bust would I lose the money I have in mutual funds in IRAs and other accounts? —Gerry Cheok, Gaithersburg, Maryland Answer: Already in this financial crisis, we've seen investment banks, commercial banks and mortgage firms fail or require some sort of government bailout [...]
KPERS makes investment gains but longterm problems persist
Investment gains have reduced the unfunded actuarial liability in the Kansas public employee pension system, but the difference between the system’s assets and future pension obligations remains high, officials said Thursday.
Scout Investment to acquire asset manager Reams
Scout Investment Advisors, a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corp., said Thursday that it signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Indiana's Reams Asset Management Co.
Investment in downtown NL grows in 2010
The New London Main Street organization said Thursday that investment in the downtown area remained robust during this year's first half, buoyed by the new Harbour Towers condominium high-rise along Bank Street.
Investment bank Carnegie to buy troubled HQ Bank
Investment bank Carnegie to buy troubled HQ BankInvestment bank Carnegie to buy troubled HQ Bank
Swedish investment bank Carnegie buys troubled competitor HQ Bank
STOCKHOLM - Swedish investment bank Carnegie AB Friday said it will buy competitor HQ Bank AB, which had its banking license revoked by the financial watchdog last week.
Swedish investment bank Carnegie buys troubled competitor HQ
Swedish investment bank HQ Bank said on Friday its competitor Carnegie would buy it after the financial supervisory authority last weekend revoked its licences, forcing it into involuntary liquidation.
Swedish investment bank Carnegie buys HQ
Swedish investment bank HQ Bank said its rival Carnegie would buy it after it went into liquidation earlier this week.
Swedish investment bank Carnegie buys troubled HQ
Swedish investment bank HQ Bank said on Friday its competitor Carnegie would buy it after the authorities revoked its licences and forced it into liquidation.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Citigroup, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and JP Morgan
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Citigroup, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and JP Morgan
Investment hub in near future
The end of the three-decade long war has paved the way for unprecedented investment opportunities in the country. No sooner the war ended there was a hive of activity, with the rebuilding of damaged roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
European Investment Bank Loans To Drop 18% On Year - President
European Investment Bank Loans To Drop 18% On Year - President
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Future of investment looks bright
A new survey says investment chiefs are 'optimistic' about the economic outlook over the next 12 months.
Investment bosses cautiously optimistic: survey
Investment chiefs of companies are moderately optimistic about the investment picture over the next 12 months, a new survey says.
China 2010 Foreign Direct Investment May Exceed $100 Billion, Daily Says
China’s foreign direct investment may exceed $100 billion this year, compared with $90 billion last year, China Daily reported, citing the Ministry of Commerce.
Investment chiefs 'mildly optimistic'
Investment chiefs of companies are moderately optimistic about the investment picture over the next 12 months, a survey says.
Investment environment ‘complex and fragile’
Australian chief investment officers are only mildly optimistic about the investment outlook over the next year, amid concerns about the slowdown of the American and European economies.
China's outbound investment hit $56.5 bln in 2009
China's outbound direct investment (ODI) rose 1.1 percent year on year to 56.53 billion U.S. dollars in 2009, according to a government report issued Sunday.
S Korean investment in Myanmar rises sharply in four months
South Korea's investment in Myanmar has risen 10 times in the first four months of the fiscal year 2010-11, hitting 2.658 billion U.S. dollars as of July 2010 since 1988, the local Weekly Eleven News reported Monday.
Willmott failure marks clear felling of the investment scheme forest
Timber investment company Willmott Forests has collapsed owing about $520 million.
Crisis investment impact not so big - UN
The world economic crisis had a smaller impact on foreign investment than feared.
China's investment rose 360% in US during recession
China's investment rose 360% in US during recessionChina's investment rose 360% in US during recession
More investment into port city urged
A senior official in Anqing, which lies along the northern bank of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River in Anhui Province, has called for more investment into this famous centuries-old port city to help expand local industries.
Broader investment pipeline could raise insurers' returns
A broader investment pipeline for China's 4.5 trillion yuan ($661 billion) insurance industry could boost insurers' long-term investment returns, revitalize the commercial property market and benefit cash-strapped private companies, but the short-term impact will be limited, analysts said.
Ban Ki-moon Says Global Investment Flows to Recover `Slightly' This Year
Global investment flows will recover “slightly” this year, Ban Ki-moon said while attending an investment conference in the southern Chinese city of Xiamen today.
Investment players in $2 billion merger
LISTED investment companies Milton Corporation Ltd and Choiseul Investments Ltd have agreed on terms for a $2 billion merger.
China Allows Investment In P.E. and Property
China will allow insurers to broaden their investment channels into private equity and real estate, a long-awaited move that could unleash as much as $100 billion worth of fresh funding into unlisted firms and the property sector, Reuters reported.
#Flash* Equities investment boosts EPF 2Q income to RM5.93b
KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) recorded investment income of RM5.93 billion for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010, with equities accounting for RM2.72 billion. It said on Tuesday, Sept 7 the stronger 2Q performance was on the back of Malaysia’s robust economic growth in the first half of the year. In its unaudited results for 2Q, the EPF said the investment income was 23 ...
Jordan Investment Board to participate in World Investment Forum, China fair
Jordan Investment Board to participate in World Investment Forum, China fair
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Bayfield Ventures Corp. - BYV
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Investment companies seal $2 billion merger plan
Listed investment companies Milton Corporation and Choiseul Investments yesterday agreed on terms for a $2 billion merger.
Investment in 3rd Party Twitter Startups Down 50%, Says Report
Although the number of registered Twitter users has grown to over 145 million, a report released yesterday by investment research firm CB Insights notes that that popularity hasn't translated into investment in the Twitter ecosystem. According to its research, investment by venture capitalists and angel investors into pure play Twitter startups has dropped over 50% from June 2009 to May 2010 ...
Investment Bankers Taking Over at Big European Banks?
You've likely heard the complaint: investment bankers are just glorified gamblers who recently… Stephen Green - Barclays - Investment Banks - HSBC - Bank