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Walter Investment Management Corp. Announces Pricing of Residential Mortgage Securitization
Walter Investment Management Corp. today is announcing the pricing of a private placement of residential mortgage backed notes to be issued by Mid-State Capital Trust 2010-1 , a to be formed statutory trust sponsored by Walter Investment.  Offered for sale are $135 million in principal amount of secured notes. The notes will be backed by U.S. residential mortgage loans, building and ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Lithia Motors, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, Deckers Outdoor Corporation ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Lithia Motors, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, Deckers Outdoor Corporation, Barrick Gold Corporation and Arrow Electronics
LPL Investment IPO Faces Struggle
After serving the independent financial advisor market for over 20 years, LPL Investment Holdings (LPLA) may have some tricks up its sleeves for generating IPO interest, despite certain negative aspects that may hinder its short-term potential. Investors have many IPOs to pick from this week, but Goldman Sachs will be taking the lead on some of the smaller deals such as LPLA, which is planning ...
Sustainable Investment Scaling up in Low-Income Countries
There is a large investment gap in Low-Income Countries (LICs), particularly in infrastructure. Addressing it is critical to increasing potential growth.
Investment manager Heebner dumps AAPL stock
Famous investment fund manager Ken Heebner, who scored big in the early part of this decade by betting against technology stocks ahead of their fall, has divested himself of nearly all his holdings of Apple and HP stock, along with SanDisk and lesser-known semiconductor makers Avago and Micron Technology, SEC filings show. No reason for the sell-off has been publicly announced, but Heebner's ...
Potash investment: friends with net benefit
The federal government’s rationale for turning down BHP Billiton Inc.'s prospective takeover of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan was unconvincing, and that points to the need amendments to the Investment Canada Act.
Foreign Direct Investment in China Rises 7.9% in October From Year Earlier
Foreign direct investment in China increased at a faster pace in October, underscoring confidence in the outlook for the fastest-growing major economy and adding to pressure on the nation’s exchange rate.
Foreign investment in China picks up in October
Foreign investment in China accelerated for a second month in October despite slowing growth, government figures show. The Commerce Ministry said Tuesday that foreign direct investment rose 7.9 percent in October over a year earlier to $7.7 billion.
Investment fees: How much is too much?
Question: My $500,000 portfolio is managed by an adviser who sets my asset allocation and then invests in well-diversified low-cost index funds. He charges me $1,000 a year to manage the portfolio, plus another $700 annually to rebalance. Do you think this adviser is too expensive? Would I be better off managing the portfolio on my own, assuming I continue to invest for the long-term mostly in ...
Clement Says Canada Open to Foreign Investment After BHP Bid Was Blocked
Canadian Industry Minister Tony Clement said his country is open to foreign investment even after he rejected BHP Billiton Ltd.’s $40 billion bid for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc.
Deutsche investment bank head Jain defends sector
* Deutsche Bank (Xetra: 514000 - news) 's Jain says investment banks got too big * Jain says regulated banks needed for economic recovery * Jain optimistic about future of industry FRANKFURT, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Anshu Jain, Deutsche Bank's investment banking chief, delivered a mea culpa on behalf of his industry on Tuesday, while defending the need for large investment banks to help sustain an ...
Investec Investment Banking Makes 5 New Senior Appointments
Investec Investment Banking Makes 5 New Senior Appointments
Paul Calello, Chairman of Credit Suisse's Investment Bank, Dies at Age 49
Paul Calello , the former chairman of Credit Suisse Group AG ’s investment bank who managed the unit through the financial crisis and helped build the company’s operations in Asia, died today. He was 49.
Paul Calello, Credit Suisse Investment Bank Chief, Dies at 49
Paul Calello, the former chairman of Credit Suisse Group AG’s investment bank who managed the unit through the financial crisis and helped build the company’s operations in Asia, died today. He was 49.
Investment fees: How much is too much?
Question: My $500,000 portfolio is managed by an adviser who sets my asset allocation and then invests in well-diversified low-cost index funds. He charges me $1,000 a year to manage the portfolio, plus another $700 annually to rebalance. Do you think this adviser is too expensive? Would I be better off managing the portfolio on my own, assuming I continue to invest for the long-term mostly in ...
Credit Suisse Investment Bank Chairman Paul Calello Dead of Cancer at 49
Paul Calello , who as head of Credit Suisse Group AG ’s investment bank managed the unit through the financial crisis and helped build the company’s operations in Asia, has died. He was 49.
Foreign investment down by 36 percent
KARACHI (November 17, 2010) : Net foreign investment posted a decrease of 36 percent during first four months (July-October) of the current fiscal year, mainly due to instability on political and economic fronts.
Cheap Money Fuels Investment Abroad
Southern Copper Corp., a Phoenix- based mining company that boasts some of the industry’s largest copper reserves, plans to invest $800 million this year in projects such as a new smelter and a more efficient natural-gas furnace.
Paul Calello, Top Investment Banker at Credit Suisse, Dies at 49
Mr. Calello helped the bank weather the financial crisis after he took over the investment banking unit in 2007.
Investment Co PLC - Half Yearly Report
Investment Co PLC - Half Yearly Report
Investment in film is about the market – but what about the talent?
I look with awe at our 177-medal total at the recent Commonwealth Games. We trumped England, with a population in excess of 60 million. We trumped India with a billion. It's an indication of how much money this country is prepared to fork out to back winners.
New Rules Mean Investment Advisors??? May Have A Lot Of Explaining To Do???
The new Dodd-Frank act will require a higher level of expertise among investment advisors and more t
Mass. regulators fine investment firm $100,000
Banc of America Investment Services Inc. has been fined $100,000 for allegedly giving misleading assurances that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac bonds carried government backing.
Fighting investment fraud — at the doctor’s office
State securities regulators are teaming up with doctors to fight elder investment fraud — by training medical professionals how to identify vulnerable seniors.
Investment Fraud: National Program Launched to Curb Financial Swindling of Elders
Since investment fraud and other financial abuse have been shown to typically occur with older Americans—especially since medical research has shown over a third of Amer
Record resources investment planned
A record $132.9 billion of investment is planned in the minerals and energy sector, the federal government's commodities forecaster says.
India needs 'quantum step' in investment
India's central bank governor has warned that the country needs a "quantum step" in investment to achieve the ambitious double-digit economic growth rate forecast by Manmohan Singh, the Indian prime minister.
UK recovery hopes gather on investment and jobs
Business investment is bouncing back, according to the Bank of England, offering proof that the Government's private-sector led recovery is starting to bear fruit.
UK recovery hopes gather on investment and jobs
Business investment is bouncing back, according to the Bank of England, offering proof that the Government's private-sector led recovery is starting to bear fruit.
Investment soars despite resources tax
Resources Minister Martin Ferguson says record investment in Australian mining projects shoots down fear mongering about the resources tax.
Investment soars despite resources tax
Resources Minister Martin Ferguson says record investment in Australian mining projects shoots down fear mongering about the resources tax.
Foreign Investment in Canadian Securities increases
FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The release from Statistics Canada placed September's Foreign Investment in Canadian Securities at $12.25Bn, while Canadian Investment in Foreign Securities read at $-4.560B.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
LPL Investment Raises $470 Million in Initial Offer
LPL Investment Holdings Inc., the brokerage and investment advisory firm owned by TPG Capital and Hellman & Friedman LLC, raised $470 million after selling its initial public offering at the top of the forecast range.
LPL Investment soars on its 1st day on Nasdaq
Shares of broker-dealer LPL Investment Holdings Inc. climbed in their first day of trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market Thursday.
BHP Billiton Increases Investment
BHP Billiton agrees to invest $570 million in Western Australia's iron ore production.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Eaton Corp, Honda Motor, CSX Corp and Caterpillar
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Eaton Corp, Honda Motor, CSX Corp and Caterpillar
Foreign investment in potash still possible, says Canada trade figure
Australian companies should not rule out future investments in Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan even after the Canadian government blocked BHP Billiton's bid.
China Investment Corp. Holds 74 Million General Growth Shares, Warrants
China Investment Corp. said it owns the equivalent of 74 million shares of General Growth Properties Inc. , the second largest U.S. mall owner.
Investment pledges up 82.9% in Q3 -- NSCB
INVESTMENT PLEDGES approved by four promotion agencies went up by 82.9% in the third quarter compared to the same period last year, the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) said Friday.
Pension board splits over investment officer's new contract
JEFFERSON CITY -- Rick Dahl secured a new contract yesterday tooversee the state's pension investments, over the objections of theretirement board's chairman.
Foreign investment in potash still possible
Australian companies should not rule out future investments in Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan even after the Canadian government blocked BHP Billiton's bid.
Foreign investment in potash still possible
Australian companies should not rule out future investments in Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan even after the Canadian government blocked BHP Billiton's bid.
Investment firm founders buy for $3.075 million
Family-run investment firm founders Thomas Wehlen and his wife, Eleanor Brigham Wehlen, bought a four-bedroom, 3.5-bath home in Pacific Heights from a trust for $3.075 million on Sept. 24. The home, built in 1949 and...
NZ urged to harness foreign investment
New Zealand must remain open to foreign investment but should learn from past mistakes to ensure the benefits don't flow overseas, says senior UN official and former World Trade Organisation boss Supachai Panitchpakdi.Supachai,...
Local banks gain in emerging markets
Investment banks from the US and Europe are being repelled by the locals in the very emerging markets they hoped would save them from the declining profitability of their businesses back home.
Investment banks are seeking to redefine their business model
“For every fool that pulls out of investment banking, there’s another one waiting to take their place” is an adage coined by a US investment banker based in Europe in the late 1990s, as dozens of banks jostled with each other to build up investment banking operations and almost as many failed to do so.
ASEAN, OECD enhance investment co-op
The Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) have been enhancing investment cooperation in which ASEAN keeps promoting and facilitating investment inflows.
Pay of Latin American bankers soars
( FT ) -- The growing demand for senior investment bankers in Latin America is driving up compensation levels, especially in Brazil where they can now command premium salaries in excess of their emerging and developed world counterparts.
Can investment in art save a seaside town?
How much difference do high-profile building projects, such as art galleries in Hastings and Margate, make to the lives of ordinary residents?