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Revealed: scale of gender bias in investment banking
Less than 5% of the most senior executives at investment banks are women, according to research by Financial News. Just 4.2% of those sitting on executive committees, or at an equivalent level, across a sample of 20 investment banks and investment banking divisions, are female.
Clean energy investment hits record high
Global clean energy finance and investment saw a 30% leap in 2010, reaching a record $243-billion on the back of strong growth in China and Germany, according to a new report from The Pew Charitable Trusts
TIAA-CREF to Invest $1 Billion in Endowment Investment Unit
TIAA-CREF, the largest U.S. manager of pensions for teachers and academic researchers, will provide $1 billion in capital to a new unit that will oversee investments for endowments.
U.S. drops to 3rd in clean-energy investment: Pew
The United States fell one spot to third place in clean-energy investment last year as the lack of a national energy policy hurt purchases in wind and solar power and other technologies, a report said on Tuesday.
Jefferies Said to Hire Moody’s Alexander Yavorsky for Investment-Bank Unit
Jefferies Group Inc. (JEF) , the investment bank that’s expanding its advisory and trading units, hired former Moody’s Corp. (MCO) senior analyst Alexander Yavorsky as a managing director in its financial institutions group.
Jefferies Said to Hire Moody’s Yavorsky for Investment Bank Unit
Jefferies Group Inc., the investment bank that’s expanding its advisory and trading units, hired former Moody’s Corp. senior analyst Alexander Yavorsky as a managing director in its financial institutions group.
ProShares Launches Inverse Investment Grade, Junk Bond ETFs
Ron Rowland submits: ProShares introduced two new ETFs the past week that for the first time provide ETF investors with inverse exposure to corporate bonds: ProShares Short High Yield (NYSEArca: SJB - News ), which launched 3/22/11, and ProShares Short Investment Grade Corporate , which arrived today (3/29/11). ProShares Short High Yield ((NYSEArca: SJB - News )) seeks to provide inverse ...
France most successful in EU for foreign direct investment
FOREIGN DIRECT investment (FDI) in France rose by 22 per cent last year, making it the most successful European country at attracting overseas companies.
Caixin Online: GOP’s Huntsman welcomes China investment in U.S.
U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman, who’s expected to make a run for the presidency in 2012, touts Chinese investment flows in a commentary for Caixin Online.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Lorillard, Digital Realty Trust, TELUS and Corporate Office Properties Trust
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Lorillard, Digital Realty Trust, TELUS and Corporate Office Properties Trust
£11m investment for 'solar steel'
Steel giant Tata invests £11m in a project that brings together solar cells and steel at its Shotton plant.
Investment Professionals, Inc. National Sales Manager Announced
SAN ANTONIO, Texas , March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading bank broker-dealer Investment Professionals, Inc. (IPI) announced the promotion of Robert Thompson to National Sales Manager. (Photo: Â (link) DA76380LOGO ) "Bob is the choice to lead IPI's sales force," says Jay ...
Medvedev unveils new plan to improve investment climate
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday slammed the country's investment climate and reeled off a list of measures in a bid to entice foreign capital into the country.
Centum Investment of Kenya Expects Profit Ahead of Target; Mulls Expansion
Centum Investment Co. , Kenya’s largest publicly traded investment company, said it will post better-than-expected full-year earnings and is considering expanding further in East Africa as it seeks to triple assets.
Investment & Unemployment, Pre & Post 1990
There is a very strong inverse correlation between capacity utilization and unemployment.
Japanese Investors Take A Hit - Ponzi Scheme or Bad Investment?
Affinity fraud affects many social and ethnic groups.?? Bernard Madoff notoriously preyed on the Jew
ProShares Launches Short Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF
Michael Johnston submits: ProShares, the largest issuer of inverse and leveraged ETFs, continues to build out the portion of its product lineup offering opportunities to gain short exposure to fixed income securities. The new Short Investment Grade (NYSEArca: IGS - News ) will seek to deliver daily results that correspond to the inverse of the iBoxx $ Liquid Investment Grade Index , a benchmark ...
Vacation- and Investment-Home Shares Hold Even in 2010
RISMEDIA, April 1, 2011—The market share of vacation- and investment-home sales held steady in 2010, although the sales volume declined with the overall market, according to the National Association of Realtors®. NAR’s 2011 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey —covering…
Synthesis Energy Rallies on China Investment
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Synthesis Energy Systems soared on Thursday after the Houston-based gasification technology developer received a $83.8 million investment from China Energy Industry Holdings. The deal calls for China Energy, a Beijing-based limited liability company formed by Zhongjixuan Investment Management Ltd. specifically to invest in Synthesis Energy, to receive roughly 37 ...
NJ investment adviser admits defrauding clients
NEWARK — A New Jersey investment adviser has admitted defrauding numerous clients out of $2.4 million.
U.S. nuclear investment to pause: analysts
Plans for nuclear power investment in the United States will be sidelined but not derailed by the problems Japan is having with the Fukushima nuclear plant, experts said in a panel discussion on Thursday.
Albany Investment - Annual Information Update
Albany Investment - Annual Information Update