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Investment agency spent $5M on legal fees
The State Investment Council has spent $5 million on legal expenses as part of a federal investigation into public investment funds in New Mexico.
IPD to launch new investment structures index
Property Investment Databank (IPD) is to launch a set of new property indices, one of which will provide information about how different investment structures behave over time.
Foreign Investment In China Up 38% In Nov
Foreign investment in China up 38 pct in November
Foreign investment in China up 38 pct in November
Foreign direct investment in China jumped more than 38 percent from a year earlier in November as businesses tapped into the country's fast growth.
China set to attract $100 billion in foreign direct investment
China is on course to attract a record $100 billion in foreign direct investment this year, the commerce ministry said on Wednesday, evidence that it remains a top destination for global firms despite concerns about market barriers and rising labor costs.
Investment trust managers favour equities for 2011
Investment trust managers are positive about 2011, with nearly 100 per cent expecting markets to rise, compared to 74 per cent this time last year.
Investment trust managers back equities in 2011
Investment trust managers are positive about 2011, with nearly 100% expecting markets to rise, compared to 74% this time last year.
NM investment agency spent $5M on legal fees
The State Investment Council has spent $5 million on legal expenses as part of a federal investigation into public investment funds in New Mexico, according to a report released Tuesday.
Rio Tinto: Massive Investment Plans
Rio Tinto decided to invest $758 million in the AP60 plant in Quebec and $300 million for erecting a Kitimat smelter in British Columbia.
Investment roadshow well-received in Kuching
MORE than 150 participants attended the Bursa Malaysia’s Market Chat held in Kuching recently, indicating a strong signal that local investors were keen in strengthening their stock market investment knowledge.
Carlyle Gets $500 Million Investment From Abu Dhabi
Carlyle Group received a $500 million investment from Mubadala Development Co., part of the Abu Dhabi government, as the world’s second-biggest private equity firm prepares for an initial public offering.
5 Ways to Keep Your Investment Adviser Honest
If you don’t handle your own money, keep an eye on those who do.
Large banks maintain S&P investment grade ratings
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services on Thursday affirmed the investment grade primary credit ratings for several major banks, crediting the companies with improving balance sheets by raising capital and managing risk.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: TRW Automotive Holdings, BorgWarner, Autoliv, Nissan Motor Company and ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: TRW Automotive Holdings, BorgWarner, Autoliv, Nissan Motor Company and Sonic Automotive
Investment group buys former Blackwater security company
An investment group with ties to the founder of the company formerly known as Blackwater announced today that it has bought the security firm, which was heavily criticized for its contractors' actions in Iraq.
Former Blackwater bought by investment group
An investment group with ties to the founder of the company formerly known as Blackwater announced Friday that it has bought the security firm, which was heavily criticized for its contractors' actions in Iraq.
Centro Norte's New Investment
Centro Norte declared an investment of MXN$500 million for the better handling of baggage in its 13 airports.
A Dying Investment Banker Makes Best Of Odds
Gordon Murray spent a life on Wall Street. Now, he's facing death from brain cancer. In his final days, he's made peace with his fate and found meaning in helping others -- particularly through a slim, smart volume of investment advice for people on Main Street.
Investment group buys former Blackwater
Investment group USTC Holdings has bought security firm formerly known as Blackwater.
Investment group buys former Blackwater security firm
An investment group with ties to the founder of the company formerly known as Blackwater says it has bought the security firm heavily criticised for its contractors’ actions in Iraq.
Michael Dell’s Investment Firm Rails Against ‘Self-Dealing’ Energy Deal
The investment vehicle of computing mogul Michael Dell is taking an uncharacteristic public stance against what it calls a "self-dealing" scheme at a energy company, Blueknight Energy Partners L.P.
Investment group buys firm formerly known as Blackwater
An investment group with ties to the founder of the company formerly known as Blackwater announced yesterday that it has bought the security firm, which was heavily criticized for its contractors’ actions in Iraq.
Investment optimism rising
Surveys show those in charge of investment in Aust companies are more optimistic about the year ahead.
Sucher, Former Merrill Russia Chief, Joins `Independent' Aton Investment
Bernard Sucher , the former country head of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Russia, is joining investment firm Aton Investment Group to help develop its international strategy.
Investment group buys Blackwater
An investment group with ties to the founder of the company formerly known as Blackwater announced Friday that it has bought the security firm, which was heavily criticized for its contractors' actions in Iraq.
Business : EMEA real estate investment to hit €100B mark this year
DUBAI — Direct commercial real estate investment volumes in Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) is expected to jump 40 per cent to €100 billion in 2010, a new research has found.
Investment chiefs more confident: survey
Investment chiefs of Australian companies are more optimistic about the year ahead as they become less concerned about problems in the United States economy, a survey shows.
Investment in the past pays off as visitors boost tourism future
A MULTI-MILLION pound investment in some of the region's most popular museums has led to a record number of visitors and a boost a Yorkshire city's vital tourism industry. (19/12/2010 22:49:35)
Rehab services gain as great investment race resumes
AFTER TAKING a break in 2009, the Rehab Great Investment Race is back again this year.
'Chinese investment in Taiwan remains lackluster'
Chinese investment in Taiwan still lags far behind Taiwan investment in China, the latest figures from the ministry of economic affairs (MOEA) investment commission showed. Taiwan announced the first .....
EMEA commercial property investment at $132bn in 2010
Direct investment into commercial real estate in Europe, Middle East and Asia (EMEA) is likely to reach €100 billion ($132bn; Dh 484.44bn) in 2010, according to new research from Jones Lang LaSalle. This figure represents an increase of over 40 per cent on volumes recorded for the full year 2009.
Investment Bankers Adjust to a Changing Business Climate
Investment bankers say it’s a tough time in their business — if they’re still in the business.
Structured Investment Group Joins Clearbrook Timothy Ng to Head Clearbrook Research
Clearbrook Global Advisors, LLC is pleased to announce that Timothy C. Ng and Mark N. Hong, CFA, have joined the firm's investment consulting arm, Clearbrook Investment Consulting, LLC, effective Monday, September 27, 2010. Mr.
Book sales soar for dying banker preaching DFA's investment strategy
A former Wall Street banker and an RIA who ascribe to Dimensional Fund Advisors' passive investment
Wells Fargo Hires Deutsche Bank's Fowler Amid Investment Banking Expansion
Wells Fargo & Co., the fourth- largest U.S. lender by assets, hired John Fowler , who has led European health care at Deutsche Bank AG, and five managing directors to expand its investment-banking division.
Stanford Investment Group, Inc. Announces Retirement of Carolyn Bell
Carolyn F. Bell, Vice President at Stanford Investment Group, Inc., will be retiring at the end of 2010.
Another Good Year For Investment Trusts
Here on The Fool, we tend to be fans of investment trusts. And it's not difficult to see why we like them.In short, as large and diversified investors in other businesses, investment trusts are typically ...
European Investment Banking Fees Shrivel Amid Sovereign Crisis
Investment banking fees in Europe shrank to the lowest in six years in 2010 as companies aborted fundraisings and takeovers during the sovereign-debt crisis.
BoT overseas investment push falters
The Bank of Thailand's policy of promoting overseas private investment met with a lacklustre response this year as investors shied away from rising volatility and lower returns.
Stanford Investment Group, Inc. Announces Retirement of Carolyn Bell
Carolyn F. Bell, Vice President at Stanford Investment Group, Inc., will be retiring at the end of 2010. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2010 The partners and colleagues at Stanford Investment Group, Inc. congratulate Carolyn Bell on her retirement as she departs to pursue other lifelong interests. Carolyn Bell has been with Stanford Investment Group, Inc. since 1998, serving as Vice ...
Karnataka most favourable domestic investment destination
Karnataka has emerged as most preferred destination with the highest share of 9.1 per cent in domestic investment plans in April-Sept 2010, as per 'Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India Investment Meter (AIM).'
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Flood of investment from Japan expected
Thailand will see continued investment expansion next year as private investors, particularly small- and medium-sized enterprises from Japan, are expected to approach Thailand "en masse" in a bid to escape from the impacts of the strong yen, experts say.
European Investment Banking Fees Shrivel Amid Sovereign Crisis
Investment banking fees in Europe shrank to the lowest in six years in 2010 as companies aborted fundraisings and takeovers during the sovereign-debt crisis.
High-Yield Bonds Better Buy Than Investment-Grade Next Year, Janney Says
High-yield corporate debt is a better purchase than investment-grade bonds for 2011, as risky companies strengthen their balance sheets and more-creditworthy issuers repurchase stock and engage in mergers and acquisitions, according to Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.
SEC charges investment adviser firms, executives
Two San Francisco-based investment adviser firms and three former executives, alleged to have defrauded investors in a $100 million hedge fund that invested in subprime car loans, settled their case with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday.
Investment grows by 24%
INVESTMENT in the Mackay-Isaac-Whitsunday region has increased by almost 24 per cent during the last quarter, indicating investor confidence remains strong.
60 Foreign Investment Agreements Inked
Iran has signed agreements with 60 countries aimed at supporting foreign investment, chief of Organization for Investment, Economic and Technical Assistance of Iran (OIETAI) announced on Tuesday.
India's most preferred investment destinations
India is set to become a potential goldmine on the back of investment announcements in the 20 major states that surged during April-September (H1) 2010 to Rs 10,097,472 crore.