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Clean Energy Investment Fell 34% as Incentives Cut in Europe, BNEF Says
New investment in renewable energy dropped to the lowest in two years in the first quarter, weighed down by low natural gas prices in the U.S. and subsidy cuts in Europe, Bloomberg New Energy Finance said.
CitiFirst Investment - Change of definition of Settlement Date
CitiFirst Investment - Change of definition of Settlement Date
Foreign direct investment in Canada rose in 2010
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Foreign direct investment in Canada increased by 2.6 percent to C$561.6 billion ($585.0 billion) in 2010 from 2009, largely due to greater interest from the United States, Statistics Canada said on Friday.
Foreign Direct Investment in Canada Increases 2.6% in 2010, led by U.S.
Foreign direct investment in Canada accelerated last year, led by increased flows from U.S. investors, a government report showed. Canadian direct investment abroad declined for a second year.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
ProShares Juices Up Junk and Investment Grade Bonds
Ron Rowland submits: If you are not pleased with the current yield and price appreciation potential available from traditional investment grade and high yield bond funds, then the new leveraged ETFs from ProShares may just be the ticket. The ProShares Ultra High Yield (NYSEArca: UJB - News ) and ProShares Ultra Investment Grade Corporate (NYSEArca: IGU - News ) ETFs began trading 4/14/2011 ...
Possible Dodd-Frank Compliance Date Extension for Investment Advisers
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff this week signaled that the SEC may extend the re
China sovereign fund 'seeks new Europe investment'
China's $300-billion sovereign wealth fund is looking for investment opportunities in debt-hit Europe even though it is not very optimistic about the region's prospects, a media report said Saturday.
China fund seeks new investment
China's $300-billion sovereign wealth fund is looking for investment opportunities in debt-hit Europe even though it is not very optimistic about the region's prospects, a media report said Saturday.
Russia bids for foreign investment
Russia’s deputy minister of economic development campaigns for foreign investment, saying the country is working to clean up its image.
Big Investment Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Speculative stock and sector bets and too conservative portfolios top users' lists of investment mistakes.
How to sell investment property without taking a capital gains tax hit
Q: When you sell a duplex where you live in one unit and the other unit is a rental, do you have to do a 1031 tax-deferred exchange, or would part of the of the duplex be classified as a personal residence?
How to sell investment property without taking a capital gains tax hit
Q: When you sell a duplex where you live in one unit and the other unit is a rental, do you have to do a 1031 tax-deferred exchange, or would part of the of the duplex be classified as a personal residence?
Ngai Tahu investment arm to acquire 7pc stake in Agria Group
South Island tribe Ngai Tahu's investment arm is buying a 7 per cent stake in the Chinese company taking over PGG Wrightson.
The challenges facing investors and investment professionals
Personal investment is a goldmine for some but a minefield for most. The decade ahead is going to pose tough challenges for both personal investors and the investment professionals who serve them.
Ngai Tahu investment arm to acquire Agria stake
South Island tribe Ngai Tahu's investment arm is buying a 7 per cent stake in the Chinese company taking over PGG Wrightson.
Investment opportunities on our doorstep
Investing in Indonesia is starting to look just as attractive as China and India, writes John Collett.
How to sell investment property without taking a capital gains tax hit
Q: When you sell a duplex where you live in one unit and the other unit is a rental, do you have to do a 1031 tax-deferred exchange, or would part of the of the duplex be classified as a personal residence?
Bell Investment Advisors Offers Webinar, "Building Momentum Through Financial Planning"
Bell Investment Advisors, a Bay Area registered investment advisory firm, today announced they will be hosting a free webinar, "Building Momentum Through Financial Planning" on April 20, 2011, 2â2:30 PM PDT.
Next Week's Guest: Bill Priest, Epoch Investment CEO
Epoch Investment Partners' CEO and co-CIO will sit down with Steve Forbes to talk about investing wi
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bridge Investment gets new partner for $120M investment
U.S.-based Bridge Investment Group has found a new business partner in China-based Sheng Jia Heng Xin Investment Co. for a total of some $120 million in planned investments in the CNMI that include a casino on Tinian, a hotel, a boardwalk at the Tinian port, a Tinian museum, and agricultural developments, officials said yesterday.
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
How to sell investment property without taking a capital gains tax hit
Q: When you sell a duplex where you live in one unit and the other unit is a rental, do you have to do a 1031 tax-deferred exchange, or would part of the of the duplex be classified as a personal residence?
Investment Funds Allege in Suit That Banks Conspired to Manipulate Libor
Three investment funds accused banks including Bank of America Corp. , JPMorgan Chase & Co. , HSBC Holdings Plc , Barclays Bank Plc and Credit Suisse Group AG of conspiring to manipulate the London interbank offered rate. The lawsuit was filed April 15 in New York federal court.
Credit Suisse's Pereira to Increase Brazil Investment-Banking Staff by 20%
Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN) ’s Brazilian unit is expanding its investment-banking team by 20 percent as it bets that more local firms will hire the company to help them go public or tap capital markets to finance expansion.
Credit Suisse to Boost Brazil Investment-Banking Staff by 20%
Credit Suisse Group AG’s Brazilian unit is expanding its investment-banking team by 20 percent as it bets that more local firms will hire the company to help them go public or tap capital markets to finance expansion.
Investment adviser convicted in comptroller extortion plot
A Massachusetts investment adviser was convicted by a federal jury Monday on felony charges he used threatening emails in a failed bid to extort a multi-million dollar pension contract from the state Comptroller's office. The indictment accused Sekhar of using interstate communications -- e-mails -- to threaten to expose an alleged extramarital affair by a comptroller's top attorney unless his ...
Investment manager guilty in NY extortion case
Federal prosecutors say an investment manager has been convicted of attempted extortion for threatening to reveal an extramarital affair involving an official at the New York comptroller's office in an attempt to win access to state pension fund business.
Foreign Direct Investment in China Surges 33% as Zhou Eyes Excess of Cash
Foreign direct investment added $12.5 billion to China’s economy in March, swelling inflows of capital that may encourage the central bank to keep ratcheting up lenders’ reserve requirements.
Foreign Direct Investment in China Rises to $12.5 Billion
Foreign direct investment added $12.5 billion to China’s economy in March, swelling inflows of capital that may encourage the central bank to keep ratcheting up lenders’ reserve requirements.
How to sell investment property without taking a capital gains tax hit
Q: When you sell a duplex where you live in one unit and the other unit is a rental, do you have to do a 1031 tax-deferred exchange, or would part of the of the duplex be classified as a personal residence?
Rio winning in investment, failing on culture
Despite a wealth of investment ahead of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro officials admit they are falling short in renovating the city's many cultural sites.
Foreign Direct Investment in China Rises 33% on Fast Growth
Foreign direct investment surged 33 percent in March from a year earlier as rising inflation and interest rates failed to damp overseas confidence in the world’s fastest-growing major economy.
Bridge Investment gets new partner for $120M investment
U.S.-based Bridge Investment Group has found a new business partner in China-based Sheng Jia Heng Xin Investment Co. for a total of some $120 million in planned investments in the CNMI that include a casino on Tinian, a hotel, a boardwalk at the Tinian port, a Tinian museum, and agricultural developments, officials said yesterday.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Investment and Unemployment Down
Capital investment fell for a third month in a row in March, data showed on Tuesday, backing the view that the economy's lackluster performance could prevent the Central Bank from raising interest rates this month.
Investment and Unemployment Both Down
Capital investment fell for a third month in a row in March, data showed on Tuesday, backing the view that the economy's lackluster performance could prevent the Central Bank from raising interest rates this month.
How to sell investment property without taking a capital gains tax hit
Q: When you sell a duplex where you live in one unit and the other unit is a rental, do you have to do a 1031 tax-deferred exchange, or would part of the of the duplex be classified as a personal residence?
AHEB Investment Group Announces Funding Opportunities for State of the Art UK Energy Project
AHEB Investment Group is pleased to invite partner investors to come forward in order to participate in their latest project, the result of a joint venture partnership which will see the construction of a GBP 750 million pound green energy park in the UK. Alongside their exclusive project management partner company QuickSilver, AHEB Investment Group will be a key shareholder and will secure all ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Kronos Worldwide, PPG Industries, Olin Corp and Huntsman
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Kronos Worldwide, PPG Industries, Olin Corp and Huntsman
Is Homeownership the Best Long-Term Investment?
Despite declining values, most Americans still desire a home of their own.
AAFP Calls for 'Robust Investment' in Primary Care Physician Workforce
Federal investment in health care is necessary to "transform health care to achieve optimal, cost-efficient health for everyone," said the AAFP in recent written testimony to the House Appropriations Committee. That is why the Academy is urging the committee to make a robust investment in the nation's primary care physician workforce by financially supporting programs critical to building and ...
Investment Column: Market worries temper the BHP case
Our view: Hold
Global Supply Chain Repairs May Boost Investment Driving Growth
Repairing supply chains frayed by Japan’s earthquake and surging fuel prices may provide a further spur to business investment powering global economic growth.
Tax Cut on Multiple Home Purchases May Spark Investment in U.K.
Tax changes planned by the U.K. government may encourage investment funds to become residential landlords, promoting development and alleviating a housing shortage, CB Richard Ellis Group Inc. said.
Dubai investment group buys La Liga club Getafe
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A Dubai investment group has announced it has purchased the Spanish soccer club Getafe.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Investment Veteran And Founder Of Technomart Advisors Gives Exclusive Interview; Identifies Key Stocks In ...
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