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Behind Access National Bank's investment spinoff
Access National Bank of Reston has started an investment advisory firm, Access Capital Management, joining a host of local community banks that are ramping up their financial service offerings.
Peter Brimelow: Harry Schultz’s last investment testament
Harry Schultz publishes the last issue of his International Harry Schultz Letter, in which he’s superbearish but opportunistic.
Appointment and Promotion at Thomas Miller Investment
Joanna Lannon has joined Thomas Miller Investment (Isle of Man) Limited as Senior Securities Dealer. “I am very excited about joining the team at Thomas Miller Investment.
China investment in Zambia tops $1bn in 2010
Chinese investment in Zambia topped $1-billion and created 15 000 jobs in 2010, with $5-billion more to be spent in the coming years.
Investment banker pleads guilty to insider dealing
An investment banker, his wife and a family friend have pleaded guilty to insider dealing at Southwark Crown Court.
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
RAM Investment Group - Placing of Shares
RAM Investment Group - Placing of Shares
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Investment Brokerages Look Strong Heading Into Earnings Season
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - 01/10/11) - Low trading volumes have plagued investment brokerages over the past year as shrinking investor confidence resulted in an 18% drop in US trading volume during the third quarter. Lately, Brokerages have been working to motivate investors to return to trading, competing against itself for larger shares of the dwindling trading volumes by moving strongly ...
An Investment Strategy for 2011
MILLBURN, N.J. (Stockpickr) -- 2010 has ended, and a fresh page will be turned for the market in 2011. Here are some of my strategic macro thoughts for 2011. 1. Early in 2010, I took a look at trading the mid-term elections, based on S&P 500 performance data dating back to 1950. True to form, 2010 showed early strength in the S&P 500, followed by a mid-year sag and post-election surge. If we ...
Best investment you can make in ‘11
With interest rates low this year, it has been a challenging time for retirees when it comes to investment options. Yet, many investors are looking for the next best investment.
Investment properties: the income, capital gain trade-off
How to work out allowable tax deductions for investment properties.
Low-Carbon Energy Investment Hit a Record $243 Billion in 2010, BNEF Says
Global investment in low-carbon energy surged to a record $243 billion last year, boosted by a 30 percent spending increase in China and a burst in small-scale solar-power installations.
Towers Watson Appoints Chris DeMeo as Head of Investment for North America
Global professional services company Towers Watson has named Chris DeMeo head of investment for North America. DeMeo, based in New York, is responsible for Towers Watson’s investment advisory business in the United States and Canada.
Archer Investment Management and Powell, Angeli, and Langford Insurance Announce Strategic Alliance
Triangle - Raleigh, NC (January 11, 2011) - Archer Investment Management and Powell, Angeli and Langford Insurance are excited to announce their strategic alliance in 2011. The partnership will provide clients of Archer Investment Management personalized property and casualty insurance support, while clients of Powell, Angeli, and Langford will now have experienced investment professionals to ...
This Is More Important Than Investment Profits
Are profits the only way to judge the success of an investment? I think not.
Wine investment : gone flat or a vintage idea?
It is the latest alternative investment: an asset class that offers investors double-digit returns and exposure to the fast-growing Chinese market.
Peza says investment targets not accurate
The Philippine Economic Zone Authority on Tuesday disputed the lower investment target of the Trade Department for 2011, saying that the export agency is looking at a 10-percent growth this year.
BoI: Foreign investment up in 2010
The number of foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in 2010 was up 9.8 per cent year on year to 865, with a total investment cost of 236.04 billion baht, Industry Minister Chaiwut Bannawat said, citing a report of the Board of Investment.
Investment highest in 2010
2010 is hopefully a "promising start for a long-term and successful process of infrastructure building and development in Kurdistan." Kurdistan Region's Board of Investment announced its 2010 report, indicating that the volume of investment in the region reached its peak in 2010.
Cambodia says investment approvals halved in 2010
* S Korean investment surges in 2010, China, Vietnam falls
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Coca Cola, Guess, Buckle, International Business Machines and CSX
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Coca Cola, Guess, Buckle, International Business Machines and CSX
BoI: Foreign investment up in 2010
The number of foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in 2010 was up 9.8 per cent year on year to 865, with a total investment cost of 236.04 billion baht, Industry Minister Chaiwut Bannawat said, citing a report of the Board of Investment.
Strathdon Investment - Directorate Change
Strathdon Investment - Directorate Change
Mobile VC Investment Was A Massive $6.1B In 2010. Google, Intel Led The Way
Boutique investment house Rutberg & Company have released their numbers on VC and M&A activity in the mobile sector, and the figures confirm that 2010 was a doozy.
Mobile VC Investment Was A Massive $6.1B In 2010. Google, Intel Led The Way
Boutique investment house Rutberg & Company have released their numbers on VC and M&A activity in the mobile sector, and the figures confirm that 2010 was a doozy.
Ares, GE investment program gets capital increase
Ares Capital Corp. and a GE Capital affiliate are boosting the available capital of their jointly managed Senior Secured Loan Program to $5.1 billion from $3.6 billion.
MEast investment bank fees edges up in 2010, HSBC tops
* Debt market activity buoyant in 2010 * HSBC tops league tables with $37.9 mln fees
Investment in NorthTec’s network of learning sites
A sizeable investment in NorthTec’s network of outlying campuses and learning centres is near to completion with over a million dollars spent on capital works since some additional Government funding became available through the Tertiary Education Commission.
Wool research investment welcomed
Federated Farmers welcomes the added investment in wool industry research announced by the Wool Research Organisation of New Zealand.
Five investment products to suit your needs
It is important to set your goals from your investment so that your investment can work accurately for you. For example, one must know the time and amount of money that he / she will need in the future.
China expands yuan's role to overseas investment
Yuan direct investment to be run as pilot programme. 13 Jan 2011 10:45 PM
Taxpayer investment in GM, Chrysler has 'starkly improved,' U.S. says
U.S. taxpayers' investment in General Motors, Chrysler and their two primary financing companies has "starkly improved," but the U.S. Treasury's conflicting goals may have hurt taxpayers' ability to recoup money, the Congressional Oversight Panel said today.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Investment call for low-carbon mix
Substantial investment is required to help Scotland establish a mix of "low-carbon" energy, enterprise minister Jim Mather has said. He was speaking in a Holyrood debate on the UK Government's proposals to reform the energy market.
Investment call for low-carbon mix
Substantial investment is required to help Scotland establish a mix of "low-carbon" energy, enterprise minister Jim Mather has said. He was speaking in a Holyrood debate on the UK Government's proposals to reform the energy market.
Investment strategies for a new decade? Here are five.
If you're wondering how financial planner Charles Failla sees the next decade of investing and beyond, consider this: Both his 3-year-old son and 18-month-old daughter are studying Mandarin. "That gives you some idea about my conviction on emerging markets," says Mr. Failla, principal at Sovereign Financial Group in New York. While the "jury is still out on the US – which has a lot of problems ...
Chuck Jaffe: Equity One is ‘Stupid Investment of the Week’
Real estate investment trust promises good yields, but shares are no bargain given the risks involved.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: CSX, Genesee & Wyoming, Kansas City Southern and Canadian National Railway
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: CSX, Genesee & Wyoming, Kansas City Southern and Canadian National Railway
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
J.P. Morgan Investment Bank Compensation Per Employee Fell 2.4%
NEW YORK -(Dow Jones)- J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.'s (JPM) annual compensation per employee for its investment bank fell 2.4% from a year ago, though the firm set aside 4% more for payouts to reward a higher headcount.
JPMorgan Investment Bank Cuts Average Pay to $369,351 as '10 Revenue Falls
JPMorgan Chase & Co. ’s investment bank hired employees faster than it expanded the compensation pool last year, leading to a drop in average pay per worker.
JPMorgan Investment Bank Cuts Average Pay as 2010 Revenue Slips
JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s investment bank hired employees faster than it expanded the compensation pool last year, leading to a drop in average pay per worker.
Lackluster Earnings Expected from Investment Banks
Investment bank earnings were likely lackluster in the fourth quarter as government debt jitters globally kept bond trading clients on the sidelines.
Wine investment company boss jailed
Wine investment company director Benedict Moruthoane has been jailed for 7.5 years for fraud.
Northern Trust Survey: Institutional Investment Managers See Growth and Inflation on the Horizon
Institutional investment managers expect global inflation to increase and interest rates to rise in the coming months as economic growth accelerates and corporate earnings continue to grow, according to a quarterly survey by Northern Trust.
Schwab Opposes Self-Regulatory Group For Investment Advisers
NEW YORK -(Dow Jones)- Charles Schwab Corp. (SCHW) says it is opposed to a self-regulatory organization for registered investment advisers, a position that clashes with the securities industry.
15.4 percent drop in foreign investment
KARACHI (January 15, 2011) : Foreign investment in the country slumped by 15.4 percent during the first half of current fiscal year 2010-11 because of economic slowdown. "Although the net foreign investment is in negative position, yet it crossed $1 billion mark, which is an encouraging figure.
Saratoga Investment Corp. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Saratoga Investment Corp. , a business development company, today announced financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended November 30, 2010.