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Marlton firm accused of $40 million investment fraud
A Marlton investment firm defrauded clients of $40 million, spending $13.5 million on luxury cars, vacations, and a suite at the New Jersey Devils' arena, New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow alleged Tuesday.
Marlton firm accused of $40 million investment fraud
A Marlton investment firm defrauded clients of $40 million, spending $13.5 million on luxury cars, vacations, and a suite at the New Jersey Devils' arena, New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow alleged Tuesday.
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.
American dream a toxic investment for some
In a conference room in an office building in downtown Shanghai, Jason Lee is literally selling the American dream.
Two Harbors Investment Corp. Completes Public Offering of Common Stock
Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE Amex: TWO; TWO.WS) today announced the completion of its public offering of 12,500,000 shares of common stock ...
Investment targets grain production
China has pledged to intensify its construction of rural infrastructure to boost the country's grain production, which is threatened by natural disasters and shrinking arable land.
Investment outlook remains positive
A bi-annual survey of the outlook for private-equity investment by auditing and consulting firm Grant Thornton Viet Nam has found that though optimism for the next 12 months has dropped since the second quarter, the outlook was still generally positive.
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3 Investment Traps for 2011
As 2010 winds down it's time to look ahead to 2011. Based on recent gains, analysts are bullish on everything but job growth and pricing power. There are some traps though - by their nature, traps are hidden - this article will try to identify some of them.
Investment Guru of the Year 2010: David Tepper
By guruek. Hedge fund manager David Tepper of Appaloosa Management has been voted as the Investment Guru of the Year 2010 by GuruFocus users. He got more than 31% of the total votes casted up to today. Read more » »
China investment overseas to top 50 billion dollars in 2010
Chinese investment abroad is expected to top 50 billion dollars this year as the country pumps more money into overseas energy, mining and agricultural projects, state media reported on Friday.
China investment abroad to top 50 bn dlrs in 2010
Chinese investment abroad is expected to top 50 billion dollars this year as the country pumps more money into overseas energy, mining and agricultural projects, state media reported Friday.
China investment abroad to top US$50b in 2010
BEIJING : Chinese investment abroad is expected to top 50 billion US dollars this year as the country pumps more money into overseas energy, mining and agricultural projects, state media reported on Friday.
Overseas direct investment to grow
China's outward direct investment (ODI) growth will accelerate, and its volume will equal that of the nation's inward foreign direct investment (FDI) by 2015, said Yi Xiaozhun, vice-minister of commerce, on Thursday.
Mining investment to drive economy
A RENEWED commodity export boom is likely to fuel the next leg of Australia's economic growth in 2011 as housing and consumer spending come off the boil.
China's investment overseas to top US$50b
BEIJING: Chinese investment abroad is expected to top US$50 billion (US$1 = RM3.10) this year as the country pumps more money into overseas energy, mining and agricultural projects, state media reported yesterday. China - which is expected to receive US$100 billion in foreign direct investment this year, up 11 per cent year-on-year - wants domestic companies to spend more money overseas to help ...
Investment team changes at VenGrowth
Michael Cohen and Cynthia Lavoie will head up the investment team for the VenGrowth Advanced Life Sciences Fund Inc., VenGrowth Asset Management Inc. said Friday.
China's investment abroad to top $US50b
Chinese investment abroad is expected to top $US50 billion ($A49.89 billion) this year.
Investment in commercial real estate in metro area doubles over 2009
Investment in commercial real estate in metro Denver more than doubled this year over 2009, a sign that the market may be on the mend.
Two Alabama pension funds' investment returns lag most in nation
MONTGOMERY -- Investment returns of the Retirement System of Alabama's two biggest pension funds trailed those of more than 90 percent of the pension funds surveyed nationwide by a financial services company for the year ending Sept. 30 and for longer periods.
Russia Adds 13 Investment Banks to Advise on $59 Billion Asset Sales Plan
Russia has expanded the list of investment banks that will advise it on its planned $59 billion state asset sale program over the next five years.
Consumer Spending, Investment Increase
Rising incomes and stock prices are giving consumers the wherewithal to boost the purchases that account for 70% of the world’s largest economy
Business : Forum discusses investment scope in Libya
ABU DHABI — Following the overwhelming response to the first ‘Forum for Investment Opportunities in Libya,’ hosted by the Privatisation & Investment Board (PIB), Libya’s leading Government investment body, in Dubai, a second similar event was held on Sunday in Abu Dhabi.
‘Investment demand to support gold prices next year’
Investment demand will continue to hold up gold prices in 2011 but a “significant and sustainable” upsurge in real yields is the biggest risk, according to Bank Sarasin.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Limited Brands, Pier 1 Imports, Inc and Coach, Inc.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Limited Brands, Pier 1 Imports, Inc and Coach, Inc.
EPF investment income rises in Q3
The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) raked in RM5.75 billion in investment income for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010, a 5.12 per cent increase from RM5.47 billion in the same quarter last year. In a statement today, it said equities investment was the largest contributor with RM2.40 billion, representing a 2.56 per cent increase compared to the RM2.34 billion recorded in the previous ...
Investment team changes at VenGrowth
Michael Cohen and Cynthia Lavoie will head up the investment team for the VenGrowth Advanced Life Sciences Fund Inc., VenGrowth Asset Management Inc. said Friday.
More investment opportunities in China next year
SHANGHAI: Chinese shares took a beating in 2010, with the Shanghai Composite down by some 12 per cent on year.
Sumy region creates 'single investment window'
Sumy region authorities expect to increase investment thanks to the introduction of a 'single investment window,' which would allow quickly consider the realization of investment projects and investors' proposals.
EPF investment income rises to RM5.8b
MALAYSIA'S pension fund, the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), posted better income in the third quarter, thanks to improved returns from all of its investments. It made an investment income of RM5.75 billion for the quarter, up 5.1 per cent from the same period a year ago. Chief executive officer Tan Sri Azlan Zainol said the fund is confident of a strong overall showing in 2010. "With Malaysia's ...
JPMorgan Does The Most Deals But That's Not Why It's Headed To $48
We estimate that investment banking division accounts for 6% of $48 Trefis price estimate for JP Mor
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Limited Brands, Pier 1 Imports, Inc and Coach, Inc.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Limited Brands, Pier 1 Imports, Inc and Coach, Inc.
IRS Publication 550, investment income & expenses
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Life sciences boost investment in Oakland County
Oakland County had six life science companies locate or expand this year, generating new investment of more than $21 million and creating or retaining about 600 jobs, the county announced Tuesday.
Putin wants Russia to ease foreign investor rules
Russia plans to change a key law regulating foreign investment in so-called "strategic" sectors in 2011 in a bid to bring "smart" money into the country, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.
€150m in additional exports arising from Danone investment
UP to €150 million in additional exports will result from the €50m investment at Danone’s baby milk formula plant in Macroom, Co Cork, when the new plant is commissioned in February 2012.
Foreign investment in S.Korea at 10-year high
Foreign direct investment in South Korea rose to a 10-year high this year, boosted by the country's fast economic recovery and confidence about growth prospects, a government report showed Wednesday.
Foreign investment in South Korea jumps to 10-year high
SEOU: Foreign direct investment in South Korea rose to a 10-year high this year, boosted by the country's fast economic recovery and confidence about growth prospects, a government report showed today. Investment pledged by foreigners this year reached US$12.9 billion, up 12.1% from a year earlier, the Ministry of Knowledge Economy said. "The gain reflects confidence about our solid economic ...
PhillyInc: A worrisome note for Phila. in 2011: Life-sciences investment
The outlook for venture-capital investment sounds similar to the prognostications for the rest of the economy in 2011: better than 2010.
PhillyInc: A worrisome note for Phila. in 2011: Life-sciences investment
The outlook for venture-capital investment sounds similar to the prognostications for the rest of the economy in 2011: better than 2010.
Care Investment Trust Inc. Granted Summary Judgment in Briarwood IPO Suit
Care Investment Trust Inc. , a real estate investment and finance company formed to invest in healthcare-related real estate and commercial mortgage debt, reported that on December 22, 2010, it was granted summary judgment by the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York in Briarwood v.
Ugandan Exchange Approves Secondary Listing by Centum Investment of Kenya
Uganda’s stock exchange approved a secondary listing of shares by Centum Investment Co. of Kenya, said Joseph Kitamirike, chief executive officer of the bourse.
AHEB Investment Group Announces Support for Major Projects in 2011
As 2010 draws to a close, AHEB Investment Group announces the close of a successful year following increasing demand for their services in a stricter lending environment and the company details forthcoming plans for 2011.
AHEB Investment Group to Secure Collateral for Several Major Infrastructure Projects in 2011
LIMASSOL, Cyprus, December 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ 2010 has been another year in financial crisis, with companies with less than robust financial understanding and funding structures finding themselves in vulnerable positions, and in some …
Ugandan Foreign Direct Investment May Increase 20% Next Year, Agency Says
Uganda’s foreign direct investment may rise 20 percent in 2011 on higher inflows into the petroleum, mining and agricultural industries, the Uganda Investment Authority said.
5 investment alternatives for 2011
Nervous about the outlook for equities next year? If you think the S&P 500 is overpriced, here are five places to park your cash in 2011.
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Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
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Raymond James Adds 20 Advisors, And $1.9B Assets, In Investment Bank Deal
The Florida broker-dealer sees promise bringing Howe Barnes Hoefer and Arnett clients onto its wealt
Groupon discloses $500 million investment
The online coupon site that recently turned down a $6 billion acquisition offer from Google has secured $500 million in venture capital funding, according to a filing with the SEC.