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Investment News 01/2011



College Aid vs. Investment Return
At the stroke of midnight on New Year?s Eve two things happen. We pull out our measuring stick
Experts in N.C. share investment tips for 2011
Despite the grim reality of the economy, stocks finished 2010 on a strong rally. Many investors expect big things again this year as recovery takes hold. To provide an outlook for investors, we consulted some pros. These N.C. experts help manage billions of dollars and earn good money to make smart bets.
Investment gathers pace
Central PSUs have turned in a good show on the investment front in 2009-10, in contrast with the dismal performance in the previous year that saw the worst effects of the global economic crisis.
Tough investment target for Malaysia Despite better risk appetite this year, investors remain very selective about ...
PETALING JAYA: Increasingly tough competition for funds amid a still-uncertain economic climate will make it hard for Malaysia to achieve its investment growth target this year.
Unionists say North investment could be affected by response to water crisis
UNIONISTS HAVE stepped up criticisms of the response to the North’s water crisis, warning that tourists and those planning inward investment would be deterred.
Facebook Said to Get $500M Investment
Reported Investment Would Value Facebook at $50 Billion, Goldman First in Line to Take Company Public
Facebook worth $50 billion after investment - report
Facebook has received investments that place the social network's value at $50 billion, according to a published report.
Investment Opportunities Of 2011 Include Green Energy Picks In Natural Gas Powered Vehicle Services And Solar Energy ...
67 WALL STREET, New York - January 2, 2011 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its 2011 Best Green Investments: Alternative Energy And Socially Responsible Stocks offering an annual review of the sector for serious investors and industry executives. This 141 page feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with public company CEOs, Equity Analysts and ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, Chevron and Occidental Petroleum
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, Chevron and Occidental Petroleum
Goldman values Facebook at 50 bln dollars: report
Facebook has raised 500 million dollars from US investment bank Goldman Sachs and a Russian firm in a deal that values the social-networking website at 50 billion dollars, The New York Times reported Monday.
4 ways to boost your 2011 investment returns
Investment columnist Part McKeough looks at four key ways to improve your returns this year, or any year for that matter
Goldman 'values Facebook at $50 billion'
Facebook has raised $500 million from US investment bank Goldman Sachs and a Russian firm in a deal that values the social-networking website at $50 billion, The New York Times reported on Monday.
Report says Facebook nets $500 million investment
Social networking behemoth Facebook has raised $500 million from Goldman Sachs and a Russian investment firm in a deal that values the company at $50 billion, The New York Times reported.
$US500m investment in Facebook
A reported $US500 million investment by Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor is a further sign that the social networking behemoth is becoming a powerful force even outside tech circles. read more
Facebook reportedly nets $500 million investment
The investment implies that the company is worth $50 billion, according to the report.
Investment values Facebook at $US50bn
GOLDMAN SACHS and Russia's Digital Sky Technologies have invested in Facebook, in a deal valuing the social-networking site at $US50 billion.
Report: Facebook nets $500 million investment
A reported investment by Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor of $500 million in Facebook is a further sign that the social networking behemoth is becoming a powerful force even outside tech circles, even as the company tries to push off going public as long as possible.
The Best Tech Investment For The Next Two Decades
What?s the single best technology investment for the next two decades? Facebook or Groupon? Ma
Why Facebook's Goldman Deal Is Bad for the Investment World
The big news on Wall Street today is Goldman Sachs's $450 million investment in Facebook. The deal makes a lot of sense for Goldman and its senior clients (who will now get to invest in the much-hyped social network). But some finance bloggers say it's bad for the investment world. That's because the injection of cash allows Facebook to stave off an initial public offering while giving a ...
Facebook investment pegs firm's worth at $50 billion
Investment bank and Russia's DST take new positions in company
Investment Greats: Burton Malkiel
Few theorists have influenced the world of investing as much as Burton Malkiel. The questions he addressed go to the heart of what we do as investors, and the ensuing debate about whether we can consistently ...
Goldman Investment in Facebook May Draw SEC Scrutiny
Goldman Sachs Group Inc .’s plan to offer clients up to $1.5 billion in Facebook Inc. equity may invite U.S. regulators to take a closer look at whether the owner of the world’s most popular social-networking site is circumventing disclosure rules, securities lawyers said.
Investment values Facebook at $50 billion
NEW YORK -- A reported investment by Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor of $500 million in Facebook is a further sign that the social networking behemoth is becoming a powerful force even outside tech circles.
$500-million investment in Facebook is reported
A reported $500 million investment in Facebook by Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor is a further sign that the social-networking behemoth is becoming a powerful force outside tech circles, even as the company tries to put off going public as long as possible.
Ten investment resolutions for 2011
It's January. Time for diets and resolutions - and time to spring clean your finances. With a year of regulatory change ahead, you should take the opportunity to ensure your long-term investments are working hard and suit your investment goals. We give our essential tips for a portfolio makeover.
Successful Investor - Caribbean Investment Property Barbados Merricks, St Vincent and St Lucia
One of the United Kingdoms leading Caribbean investment property consultants, Successful Investor Ltd, is pleased to name the addition some of the latest investment properties to their expanding list of Caribbean investment opportunities in Barbados. The Company is involved in promoting property investment opportunities in the Caribbean islands of Barbados, St Lucia, St Vincent and The Dominican ...
MGIC Investment Corp. Has Risen Above Today's Range
MGIC Investment Corp. (MTG) has been range-bound since the open of trade Tuesday, but has broken out higher in the last few minutes on increased volume. Shares are now up 0.35 at $11.13.
Small Business Investment Companies Explained
Driven by stimulus money, SBICs provided record funding to small companies in 2010
Roosevelt Investment Group Values Change
At Roosevelt Multi-Cap Fund, Jason Sheer buys companies such as Hasbro, Compass Minerals, Wynn, and Ferro that are transforming their business models
Samsung Group to lift investment by 18 percent in 2011
Samsung Group will boost investment by nearly one-fifth to a record amount this year, seeking to build new businesses and to widen its lead in technology sectors such as display screens, South Korea's largest business group said on Wednesday.
Samsung announces record investment, hiring
Samsung Group said Wednesday it plans to carry out record investment and hiring this year as it seeks to strengthen international dominance of its mainstream businesses and also develop new ones.
Investment bank lending doubles to $2.6 trillion
Investment bank lending volumes more than doubled last year on the back of a resurgence in corporate deals and refinancing projects.
Investment bank lending doubles to $2.6 trillion
Investment bank lending volumes more than doubled last year on the back of a resurgence in corporate deals and refinancing projects.
Samsung Group to lift investment by 18 percent in 2011
Samsung Group will boost investment by nearly one-fifth to a record amount this year, seeking to build new businesses and to widen its lead in technology sectors such as display screens, South Korea's largest business group said on Wednesday.
Samsung announces record investment, hiring
Samsung Group said Wednesday it plans to carry out record investment and hiring this year as it seeks to extend global dominance in products including flat screen televisions and memory chips.
US probe after Goldman investment in Facebook
A Goldman Sachs investment of nearly half a billion dollars into Facebook has spawned a probe by US regulators eager to safeguard the dividing line between public and private companies, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
4 Investment Themes & 4 Stocks to Benefit
Blending all four investment themes into your portfolio this year should lead to strong outperformance.
Global Investment Banking Revenue Likely to Trail Estimates, JPMorgan Says
Global investment banking revenue growth for this year and next will be lower than estimated, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co. analysts.
Investment Bank Fees Hit $84 Billion in 2010
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Global investment banking fees totaled $84 billion in 2010, according to a New York Times. JPMorgan Chase drew in the most cash from fees, according to Thompson Reuters' league tables. The bank pocketed $5.37 billion in 2010, the report stated. Bank of America Merrill Lynch earned $4.76 billion, taking second place and Goldman Sachs, which topped league tables for M&A ...
The Problem With Investment Education
The preaching-to-the-converted problem exists throughout finance education; so how do you reach those that dont know they need it?
China Backs Europe, Euro for Investment, Central Bank’s Yi Says
Europe and the euro will remain among the most important areas of investment for China’s foreign- exchange reserves, a central bank official said today in the nation’s latest show of support for the region.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Investment outlook: Three winning stock fund managers in 2010 make predictions
Investing in stocks in 2010 was a white-knuckle ride. Spring kicked off with the largest oil spill in history, and energy stocks were punished. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped a thousand points in a single day in May. Americans continued to question the strength of the U.S. economic reco...
Chuck Jaffe: Trendy new fund is ‘Stupid Investment of the Week’
The idea behind Trendpilot ETN is simple: The trend is your friend. Invest when it’s going good and sit on the sidelines when it isn’t.
How Venture Capitalists Make Investment Choices
In order to increase your odds for receiving funding, here are some criteria considered by venture capitalists.
Homing in on investment deal
When Samantha Steiners began looking for an investment condo, she thought Jersey City or Edgewater would be her best bet, because quick access to Manhattan would make an apartment easy to rent. But the market led her back to the borough she was living in, Hawthorne, which she says is "a pretty big rental town."
SEI Shariah Investment solution launches on Allfunds platform
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 9 th January, 2010 - SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC), a leading global provider of outsourced asset management, investment processing, and investment operations solutions, announced today a partnership with Allfunds Bank to offer a greater choice of investment solutions for Shariah investors in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
Asia must work harder to lure investment, Al Saud says
While global investors clamour for a piece of Asia's economic growth, Asian investors themselves prefer to pour their money into European, and especially English, soccer clubs, a business conference heard on Sunday.
SoundCloud Gets Investment From Union Square, Index
Berlin-based audio hosting website SoundCloud says it’s taking investment from Union Square Ventures and Index Ventures.
Inside Money: Your investment stars for 2011
Capricorn Even without a government guarantee your goaty ways have helped you clamber up over the crumbling ruins of finance companies t