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Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Alumina Limited, Westpac Banking, BHP Billiton and Coca-Cola Amatil
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Alumina Limited, Westpac Banking, BHP Billiton and Coca-Cola Amatil
A new paradigm in investment banking. Again.
When an investment bank says it is launching a strategic initiative that will redefine its business model and catapult it up the league tables, you can be forgiven for a touch of scepticism.
Pearson Blocks Trading, Dividend to Libyan Investment Authority's Stake
Financial Times owner Pearson Plc said it froze a stake owned by the Libyan Investment Authority, blocking trading in the shares and dividend payments.
Bank of Montreal Profit Rises 18% to Record on Lending, Investment Banking
Net income for the quarter ended Jan. 31 rose 18 percent to C$776 million ($800 million), or C1.30 a share, from C$657 million, or C$1.12, a year earlier, the Toronto-based bank said today in a statement. Revenue rose 11 percent to C$3.35 billion.
A new paradigm in investment banking. Again.
When an investment bank says it is launching a strategic initiative that will redefine its business model and catapult it up the league tables, you can be forgiven for a touch of scepticism.
Bank of Montreal Profit Rises 18% on Investment Banking
Bank of Montreal, Canada’s fourth- biggest bank by assets, said profit rose to a record on gains from investment banking and consumer lending.
New ways to fund infrastructure investment required
"The New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development supports a review of infrastructure investments in the light of the investment challenge in Christchurch, but says now this is not the time for any knee jerk cut backs to an agreed investment ...
Foreign Investment Falling in Petersburg
Foreign investment in St. Petersburg’s economy has fallen for the third year running. The construction industry has suffered most, while food manufacturing has seen growth of 11.5 percent.
Buffett’s Goldman Investment Was Leaked by Gupta, SEC Says
Warren Buffett’s decision to invest in Goldman Sachs Group Inc. during the financial crisis was leaked to a hedge fund by Rajat K. Gupta, who was then on the bank’s board, U.S. regulators said.
Investment risk takes centre stage as hedge fund industry stabilises
Hedge fund investors are more concerned more about the investment risks to their portfolios than regulatory changes or the possibility of defaults by counterparties, says a new survey, in a sign the industry has stabilised following the financial crisis.
Mark Hulbert: The investment lesson of Buffett’s career
Warren Buffett’s annual letter to Berkshire shareholders is probably the most widely read commentary on Wall Street of the entire year.
Alternative Investment Group Promotes Chris Ayton to Partner
SOUTHPORT, Connecticut, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ Alternative Investment Group, an alternative investment management firm that invests in long/short equity strategies, today announced they have promoted Chris Ayton to Partner, effective …
Investment Partners Asset Management Petitions Eastman Kodak’s Largest Holders to Install Turn-around Specialists to ...
Investment Partners Asset Management , announced today that it sent a letter to Legg Mason Capital and Fidelity Management, who combined, through accounts they each manage separately, hold approximately 24.05% of Eastman Kodak Company according to their latest 13F filings.
Portugal to Get EU Rescue This Month, Axa Investment Says
Portugal will accept a financial bailout “within the next few weeks” as the cost of issuing debt becomes unsustainable, said Axa Investment Managers, which oversees $714 billion in assets.
Williams F1 lists on Frankfurt stock exchange as Dutch investment buys stake
Dutch investment fund Cyrte has bought a five per cent stake in Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC as shares take slight tumble.
Fewer in U.S. Deem Homeownership a Safe Investment
Fewer than two in three Americans now think owning their own home is a safe investment, down sharply from more than four out of five who thought it was a good investment less than a decade ago.
Labor sought restrictions on Chinese investment
Leaked diplomatic cable suggests 2009 measures aimed at China: report. 3 Mar 2011 6:31 AM
"The Investment Answer" will Illuminate You
The Investment Answer by Baltimore native and banker Gordon S. Murray and investment advisor Daniel
How to Control Your Investment Costs
You can’t control the stock market, but you have some control over your investment expenses.
Clean Energy, Carbon Investment Rose 30% to Record $243 Billion in 2010
Global investment in clean energy and the carbon markets surged 30 percent last year from 2009 levels to a record $243 billion, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
A Very Steady Investment Trust
Many investors, including myself, prefer investment trusts over unit trusts. The key distinction is that investment trust shares usually trade at a discount to their net asset value (NAV), which let us ...
Australia wanted to curb China resource investment: WikiLeaks
Australia's changes to foreign investment rules in 2009 were aimed at limiting Chinese investments in local mining companies, according to confidential U.S. embassy cables.
Chase Investment Services engaged in "colossal lack of foresight and attention"
In a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) Arbitration Statement of Claim filed in February 2010, Claimants Marta and Robert Toscano initially sought $29,784.05 in damages plus $21,115.47 in interest (subsequently increased by an additional $4,181.70 at the close of the hearing) and attendant costs and fees arising out of their purchase of Unit Investment Trusts (“UITs”) from ...
Investment firm values Facebook at $65 billion
Investment firm General Atlantic is investing in Facebook, valuing the leading social network at $65 billion, representing a 30 percent boost from its last big investment in January, according to a report on CNBC.
The Rise of the Registered Investment Adviser
Providing mainly fee-based guidance, they now help manage $1.7 trillion in assets
New investment values Facebook at $65 billion
A new investment would suggest Facebook has jumped from a valuation of $50 billion two months ago to $65 billion today.
New investment values Facebook at $65 bn
Investment firm General Atlantic is expected to buy a 0.1 per cent stake in Facebook, an investment which will value the social networking site at $65 billion.
Six deadly investment sins
Are investors emotional or rational in their investment decisions? Let's take a look.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Monro Muffler Brake, Carbo Ceramics, Vitamin Shoppe, Radware and Brigham ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Monro Muffler Brake, Carbo Ceramics, Vitamin Shoppe, Radware and Brigham Exploration
Facebook: Report Investment Firm Buys Stake At $65B Valuation
Investment firm General Atlantic is buying a block of about 2.5 million Facebook shares from former company employees at a price that values the company at $65 billion, according to CNBC. The report said the deal has not closed and will require approval from the company. Neither the investment firm nor the company is commenting.
Facebook valued at $65 billion in new investment
Investment firm General Atlantic is investing in Facebook, valuing the leading social network at $65 billion, representing a 30 percent boost from its last big investment in January, according to a report on CNBC.
Memphis Investment Properties Sell 16 Homes in Single Day to New Zealand Investors
Memphis investment real estate is some of the most sought-after in the world. Memphis Investment Properties has investors from across the globe coming to Memphis, Tennessee, in search of prime real estate for investment purposes. On February 24, 2011, the company provided an investment tour to a group of New Zealand investors, who purchased 16 properties that day. Several other investors from ...
Investment houses pull solar fund offerings
Investment houses are beginning to pull their solar venture capital funds in response to the British government’s decision to review subsidies for solar and green energy projects.
Land investment 'scams' warning
More and more people are being targeted by firms cold-calling them to buy land they say is ripe for development, the BBC learns.
Manufacturing investment level high
Recruitment and investment plans among manufacturers are at record levels as the sector maintains strong growth, a study has showed.
Lehman Unit Followed Investment Agreement With Australia Town, Lawyer Says
Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. (LEHMQ) ’s Australian unit followed an investment agreement in buying collateralized debt obligations for a rural township, a lawyer for the unit Grange Securities Ltd. said today.
Arlington investment bank exits prime brokerage business
Barely two years after entering the prime brokerage business, FBR Capital Markets, the Arlington-based investment bank, has cut the service line, citing a turn in market conditions.
Draganfly Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Draganfly Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
UBS Names Joint Global Heads for Investment Banking Unit
UBS AG, Switzerland’s biggest bank, named Matthew Grounds and Simon Warshaw joint global heads of its investment banking division after John Wall retired.
Video: Investment Advisers Bullish on Large-Cap Stocks
Independent investment advisers are putting more money into large-cap U.S. stocks and turning away from bonds, says Bernie Clark, head of Schwab Advisor Services. Jonathan Burton reports.
FundWatch: Investment advisers bullish on large-cap stocks
With the bull market for U.S. stocks about to celebrate its second anniversary, independent investment advisers are far more upbeat about the market‘s prospects than they were six months ago.
JPMorgan Tops Investment Bank Fees Spurred by Deals from Beijing to Brazil
Investment bankers, whose institutions have already been bailed out to the tune of $817 billion across the globe, now have something else to thank taxpayers for: deals.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Taiwan opens sensitive high-tech investment with rival China
The investment deal points to deeper trust – and gains – between China and Taiwan.
Colorado investment scammer gets 10-year sentence
A Douglas County District Court judge sentenced Adam Kelepolo, 38, to a 10-year community corrections sentence for his part in defrauding investors between September 2002 and March 2007 as part of a securities fraud scheme.
More Turnover at Goldman’s Investment Management Unit
Goldman Sachs continues to have churn among the senior ranks of its investment management division.
Libya's Lehman Brothers investment
Libya invested billions of oil dollars around the world, including over $360 million with now-defunct Lehman Brothers.
Taiwan opens sensitive high-tech investment with rival China
The investment deal points to deeper trust – and gains – between China and Taiwan.
Low skills 'limiting investment'
Wales is not attracting high quality inward investment because of its "appalling" skill levels and poor education system, an academic tells MPs.