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4 Tips For Joining An Investment Club
These circles of like-minded people are a wonderful way to explore investing without laying out large sums.
Clean-Energy Investment Is Placed at Risk as UN Climate Negotiations Stall
Clean energy investment that totaled $243 billion last year is at risk of slowing as talks on curbing greenhouse gas emissions bog down, said the United Nations official in charge of promoting industrial development.
GE Investment Arm Shedding Bond Risk on ‘Lofty’ Expectations
General Electric Co. (GE) ’s investment arm is shedding commercial-mortgage securities, high-yield corporate bonds and emerging-market debt, anticipating that investor expectations for the U.S. economy will deteriorate.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Gammon Gold, Anglogold Ashanti and Barrick Gold
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Gammon Gold, Anglogold Ashanti and Barrick Gold
IVAX Diagnostics Announces $15M Investment
Agreement Provides for Investment of at Least $15 Million in IVAX DiagnosticsMIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-...
Collective Investment Schemes
What are collective investment schemes? Mutual funds are collective investment schemes that are mostly managed by professionals for their unit holders. Mutual funds often have different classes of assets pulled together by many different investors.
Investment council bill dies another death
SANTA FE - A bill to remove the governor from the State Investment Council ended up Friday in the political graveyard for a second time.
‘Pink Palace’ investment a tricky one for Bradenton
BRADENTON -- The historic Manatee River Hotel’s future is at the center of a complex three-tiered balancing act.
Ex-BP boss eyes trio for new investment fund -report
Petrofac chairman Rodney Chase, ex-Corus chairman Jim Leng and former Enterprise Oil chairman Graham Hearne are expected to be asked to join the board of a new energy investment fund being set-up by Tony Hayward, the Sunday Times said.
Mideast investment bank fees plunges in Q1; unrest weighs
Investment banking fees in the Middle East slumped in the first-quarter as political unrest in the region kept investors away from capital markets and crippled appetite for deals, data from Thomson Reuters showed.
Investment banking quarterly: Focus on equities
After years of playing second fiddle to fixed income, equities divisions are moving up the pecking order. Analysts are placing the strength of investment banks’ equities businesses at the heart of their stock recommendations in anticipation of tougher Basel III capital adequacy regulations.
BoI: Q1 investment applications up 58%
The investment applications for investment privileges at the Boar of Investment (BoI) in the first quarter of the year was up 58 per cent to 453 projects from the same period last year, Industry Minister Chaiwut Bannawat said on Monday.
Q1 investment applications up 58%
Applications for investment privileges filed with the Board of Investment (BoI) in the first quarter of the year were up 58 per cent, to 453 projects, over the same period last year, Industry Minister Chaiwut Bannawat said on Monday.
Investment banking quarterly: Focus on equities
After years of playing second fiddle to fixed income, equities divisions are moving up the pecking order. Analysts are placing the strength of investment banks’ equities businesses at the heart of their stock recommendations in anticipation of tougher Basel III capital adequacy regulations.
Investment specialist writing for Forbes
Todd C. Ganos, a principal of Doolittle & Ganos Investment Counsel LLC, has been selected as an online contributor for Forbes magazine.
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
CBND: Fundamental Indexing Comes to Investment Grade Bond ETFs
Ron Rowland submits: State Street Global Advisors launched the SPDR Barclays Capital Issuer Scored Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEArca: CBND - News ) on Thursday (4/7/11). The underlying benchmark index intends to measure the performance of the U.S. corporate bond market. Instead of a traditional weighting methodology, individual issuers in the index are weighted (“scored”) on fundamental factors ...
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 firm seeks deal with Baard
LISBON - The investment firm providing the cash to purchase land for the Baard Energy project has quit doing so until it can reach a permanent agreement with Baard.
Pension fund, investment firm buy Canada's TimberWest
A Canadian pension fund and an investment management firm on Monday agreed to buy western Canada's largest private timber firm TimberWest Forest Corp for more than $1 billion.
Egypt approves incentives to bolster investment
CAIRO: Egypt has approved investment incentives that will simplify procedures for new industrial projects and make it easier to set up franchises, the head of the General Authority for Investment (GAFI) was quoted as saying yesterday.
Gundlach’s DoubleLine Adds Investment-Grade Bonds, Cuts U.S. Mortgage Debt
Jeffrey Gundlach ’s DoubleLine Capital LP is favoring the predictability of investment-grade corporate debt over “volatile” junk bonds and U.S.-backed mortgage securities susceptible to possible government interference.
Rand Depreciation Bet Draws Sanlam Investment Management to Global Stocks
Sanlam Investment Management, South Africa’s second-biggest private money manager, is raising holdings of global equities as it bets the rand may weaken, making stocks valued in other currencies more attractive.
Investment conf. kicks off in Baghdad
BAGHDAD: An investment conference began on Monday in Baghdad under the auspice of Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutlaq.
Draganfly Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Draganfly Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
UBS Investment Bank Appoints Stephen Cummings as Chairman of Americas Investment Banking
UBS Investment Bank announced today that Stephen Cummings will join UBS Investment Bank as a Managing Director and Chairman of Americas Investment Banking . Cummings will be based in New York and report to Jimmy Neissa, Matthew Grounds and Simon Warshaw, Joint Global Heads of IBD.
For investment banks in Q1, underwriting was it
U.S. stock underwriting was the sole strong business in an otherwise bleak first quarter for U.S. investment banks.
Housing still best investment despite downturn: study
Even as a five-year slump in house prices drags on, eight-out-of-10 Americans say bricks and mortar remain the best long-term investment, according to a study released on Tuesday.
Black Swan Energy gets $350 million investment from team that includes CPP
CALGARY - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is among a group of investors putting $350 million of financial support behind privately owned oil and gas explorer Black Swan Energy Ltd.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Wells Fargo Investment Bank Gets A Lift From Buffett
Wells Fargo's investment banking business is currently dwarfed by that of its commercial banking rivals.
Colo. lawmakers nix first-ever pot investment fund
The nation's first proposed state-backed investment bank for the marijuana business failed Tuesday after a fiery debate in the Colorado House.
Medvedev to Trade Russian Energy for Economic Investment During China Trip
President Dmitry Medvedev will seek to use Russia’s energy might to win Chinese investment in his drive to modernize the nation’s economy as he travels to China for the annual summit of BRICS nations.
Trust defends investment strategy
A Dundee-based investment trust has issued a defence of its business strategy with its annual results.
NJ announces $8.25M investment fraud settlement
A northern New Jersey investment company will pay more than $8 million to settle an investment fraud lawsuit brought by state regulators.
Investment trust future decided by AGM vote
Alliance Trust's chief executive Katherine Garrett-Cox yesterday took on a challenge to her leadership of the £3bn investment trust head on. "Today's the day we come out fighting," she said in response to hedge fund manager Laxey Partners' attempt to force Alliance to adopt a discount control mechanism.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Check Point Software Technologies, Oracle, Waters Corporation, and Netease ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Check Point Software Technologies, Oracle, Waters Corporation, and Netease.com
Foxconn says looking at investment opportunities in Brazil
Foxconn Technology Group, maker of Apple Inc's iPhone and iPad, said it is looking at investment opportunities in Brazil in line with its strategy of "being where the market is," a plan that would boost its presence in a fast-growing market for electronic devices.
JPMorgan's net jumps 67 pct on investment banking
JPMorgan Chase & Co. reported a 67 percent jump in first quarter earnings Wednesday on solid growth in investment banking fees and a drop in losses in its credit card portfolio.
AHEB Investment Group in Joint Venture Partnership for UK Green Energy Park
AHEB Investment Group announced its exclusive partnership with QuickSilver in December 2010, designed to offer AHEB clients bespoke project management including project planning and design, execution, monitoring and control.
JPMorgan's net jumps 67 pct on investment banking
JPMorgan Chase & Co. reported a 67 percent jump in first-quarter earnings Wednesday on solid growth in investment banking fees and a drop in losses from credit cards. The bank's mortgage business continued to be weak.
When To Fire An Investment Manager
Like selling a beaten down stock, it shouldn't be viewed as an admission of failure.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Report: Foreign investment in Canada down
OTTAWA, April 14 (UPI) -- Canada's weak labor productivity is behind a gradual decline in foreign investment in the country, a non-partisan Ottawa think-tank said Thursday.
Investment Advisor Magazine and Prima Capital Announce 2011 Separately Managed Accounts Award Winners
Investment Advisor and Prima Capital have recognized seven portfolio managers and their respective teams as winners of the 2011 Separately Managed Accounts Awards.
BRIC Countries showing huge interest in UK land Investment
Land Investment firm reveals strong interest in UK land from overseas investors.
Investment Managers Optimistic About Business Outlook
Investment managers are optimistic about their business outlooks, according to a poll of 88 clients of SEI.
Flipboard Secures $50M Investment, Teams Up with Oprah
Flipboard on Thursday confirmed that it has secured $50 million in funding, which values the company at $200 million.
Investment fund assets drop in March
Assets in Hungarian investment funds fell 1.7% to HUF 3,823 billion by the end of March from a month earlier after rising for twenty months, the Association of Hungarian Investment Fund and Asset Management Companies (BAMOSZ) told MTI on Friday.