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NorthMarq Hires Mike Federle for Investment Sales
SAN FRANCISCO-Longtime investment sales and capital markets specialist Mike Federle has joined NorthMarq as a senior vice president and senior managing director for investment sales to build Minneapolis-based NorthMarq's investment sales practice here.
AHEB Investment Group Announces Exclusive Joint Venture With QuickSilver Project Management Ltd
LIMASSOL, Cyprus, November 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ AHEB Investment Group ( (link) ) is pleased to announce its exclusive joint venture with UK based company Quicksilver Project Management Ltd to offer bespoke project management …
BIC Group, LLC to Represent CRA Qualified Investment Fund
Community Capital Management, Inc., the registered investment advisor to the CRA Qualified Investment Fund, announced today the signing of BIC Group, LLC, a third-party, multi-boutique, active distribution sales firm based in Scottsdale, Arizona.
The Best Investment Advice You Will Ever Get
Money advice from billionaire Mark Cuban.
ICT Investment Gap Between Canada and the United States Grows to 40%
Canada, which has a long history of under investing in productivity-enhancing information and communications technology tools and services, particularly in comparison with the United States, showed no improvement in its performance in 2009.
Chris Huhne signals frustration with Treasury over green investment bank
Energy secretary likens reluctance to give investors government guarantee to mistakes of 1930s which prolonged depression The behind-the-scenes battle over the level of government financial support for green energy projects such as giant offshore windfarms broke out into the open yesterday when Chris Huhne, the energy and climate change secretary, delivered a coded criticism of the Treasury's ...
FBI raids three investment firms
Federal agents raided the offices of three investment firms, officials said Monday, with the raids coming amid widespread speculation of hedge-fund insider trading allegations.
Putting foreign investment under the microscope
A Federal Government-led investigation to shed light on the extent and impact of foreign investment in Australian agriculture and its supply chain has been welcomed by new National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) President Jock Laurie as “long overdue”. “We need to recognise that the growth and expansion of Australian enterprises – including agriculture, which accounts for 12% [...]
Germany's Exports, Investment Drove Economic Expansion in Third Quarter
Exports and investment drove Germany’s economic growth in the third quarter, a detailed breakdown of the data showed today.
Texas-based Investment Management Expert Releases Special Report on Biflation
HOUSTON, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ArborInvestmentPlanner.com, an investment management service for the self directed investor, released a special report today detailing the effects of Biflation, a word used to describe deflation and inflation simultaneously in different assets. The report, entitled "Inflation and Deflation Produce Biflationary Economies" , details the effect Biflation is ...
Treasury Hires Greenhill & Co To Manage AIG Investment
Treasury Hires Greenhill & Co To Manage AIG Investment
Why investment trusts beat open-ended funds
Over 10 years to 28 October 2010 - a decade that has seen both sharp rises and falls in stock markets - the investment trust universe has outperformed both the FTSE All-Share and the FTSE World ex-UK indices.
GM to announce investment in Michigan plants on Wednesday
On Wednesday, GM is expected to announce an investment of more than $160 million at plants in Flint, Bay City and Defiance, Ohio.
Chrysler confirms $843 million investment in Kokomo, Ind., facilities
Ahead of a visit to its Kokomo, Ind., facilities by President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, Chrysler today confirmed that it is planning to invest $843 million into its existing transmission manufacturing facilities in Kokomo for production of a new advanced front-wheel drive automatic transmission for future Chrysler Group vehicles.
GM to announce investment in Michigan plants on Wednesday
On Wednesday, GM is expected to announce an investment of more than $160 million at plants in Flint, Bay City and Defiance, Ohio.
UPDATE 1-Gazprom trims 2011 investment programme to $26 bln
* Gazprom's board approves 2011 investment programme * 2011 budget sees revenues at $124.3 billion * Board approves 2011 borrowings of 90 billion roubles (Adds company comment, detail) MOSCOW, Nov ...
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.
Cosmo Investment Plans Additional Hiring, Expansion
Cosmo Investment Management Co., South Korea’s biggest investment advisory firm, plans to hire more staff in a nation whose pension fund assets are estimated to grow sevenfold in 10 years.
Chrysler plans $843M investment in Indiana plant
Chrysler is using today's visit by President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden to Kokomo, Ind., to announce plans to invest an additional $843M in the automaker's transmission plants in the city.
Ruffer Investment Co - Composition of the Board
Ruffer Investment Co - Composition of the Board
Drexler Investment Worth 15 Times More With Takeover
(Updates with share price in sixth paragraph.) Nov. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Mickey Drexler put $10 million of his own money into J. Crew Group Inc. when he took over its top job in 2003. As he overhauled the New York retailer,...
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
African growth 'depends on huge investment in energy'
Africa will need 29 billion dollars (22 billion euros) in investment in the energy sector over the next 10 years to realise its economic growth potential, a top energy expert said Wednesday.
LPL Investment Holdings closes IPO, nets $37.2M
LPL Investment Holdings Inc. said Wednesday that its initial public offering has closed after the company netted an expected $37.2 million in proceeds and underwriters exercised their option to purchase additional shares.
Clayton investment firm sold to Mercer
Mercer LLC, thebig international consulting firm, is buying Hammond Associates, aClayton investment firm that specializes in advisingnon-profits.
Australian Business Investment Rose Twice as Fast as Expected on Miners
Australian business investment rose at twice as fast as economists expected in the three months through September as miners expanded production to meet higher demand from Asia.
Investment surge unlikely to trigger rate rise
Business investment climbs past expectations as miners spend big, but the planned spending is not as high as some had hoped.
Website outlines investment rules
viet Nam's e-regulations website, http://vietnam.e-regulations.org, was launched earlier this month by the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) in collaboration with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
Railways to get £8bn investment
Plans for £8bn of investment in Britain's railways are announced by the government, but passengers face higher ticket prices to pay for it.
Rail investment to add 2000 carriages
Transport Secretary Philip Hammond announced a multi-billion investment programme for Britain's rail network on Thursday -- but passengers will be expected to bear some of the cost through increased fares.
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.
Miners lead burgeoning investment
BUSINESS investment surged in the September quarter but pundits say the Reserve Bank is likely to wait until next year before sending interest rates higher.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Directorate Change
Bankers Investment - Directorate Change
Nine Great Investment Books Worth Reading
Here's a list of excellent investment books, new and old, for honing your investing wisdom and skill
Rail investment to add 2000 carriages
Transport Secretary Philip Hammond announced a multi-billion investment programme for Britain's rail network on Thursday -- but passengers will be expected to bear some of the cost through increased fares.
Singh Blocked on Investment Plans as Telecom Probe Shows Cost of Coalition
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ’s re-election 18 months ago sent stocks and the rupee to record gains as investors anticipated measures to promote investment. Now, the regional parties keeping Singh in power are blocking his agenda.
Investment and private banking cross-referrals prove hard to realise
On paper it makes sense for investment banks to introduce their clients to the private banking services offered under the same umbrella.
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.
Investment and private banking cross-referrals prove hard to realise
On paper it makes sense for investment banks to introduce their clients to the private banking services offered under the same umbrella.
Rio Tinto's Investment Plans
Rio Tinto has decided to invest C$10 million for five years to build a Rio Tinto Centre for Underground Mine Construction.
Gold as an Underwater Investment? Aye, Aye
Odyssey Marine Exploration is offering investors a chance to take a stake in treasure hunts for sunken ships. Some of the firm's finds: The HMS Victory and the SS Republic.
Rare Coin Investment Risks
People make investments of different kinds in the hope of increasing their return on the money invested. Any type of investment has its own inherent risks. Risk has an inverse relationship with returns. The riskier the investment the higher the returns usually are.
Whose investment advice can you trust?
Brokers have never enjoyed the purest of reputations in our popular imagination. From the corruptible Bud Fox of "Wall Street" to the manipulative bond salesmen of "Liar's Poker," the people whose job it is to push investments out the door have often been depicted as morally elastic. After all,...
Shanghai Investment to set up Malta office
The International Investment Association of Shanghai is to open a regional representative office in Malta to assist Chinese businesses and investors to use Malta as a hub for doing business in Europe and the Mediterranean region.
Impact investment 'a burgeoning asset class'
"Impact investment" - an embryonic market in which investors aim to achieve positive social or environmental gains - is beginning to emerge as a separate asset class and should be treated as such, says a report from JPMorgan and the Rockefeller Foundation.
Investment Canada Act is as clear as mud. Or potash
Industry Minister Clement promises ‘clarity,’ but that’s not likely
Investment Canada Act is as clear as mud. Or potash
Industry Minister Clement promises ‘clarity,’ but that’s not likely
Kuwait's Investment Dar creditor committee quits
The debt-saddled Kuwaiti Islamic investment firm that owns a majority stake in automaker Aston Martin blasted a committee representing its creditors of trying to "derail" restructuring talks, and said it accepted the committee's resignation.
Investment to be unveiled
New investment to promote clean technology will be made Monday morning at Atlas Block, near Hillsdale, just north of Barrie. MPP Aileen Carroll, along with representatives from all levels of government, will be in attendance.[...]