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Top Investment Picks From Founder And President Of Technomart Advisors; Exclusive Interview With Joseph Parnes ...
67 WALL STREET, New York - April 20, 2011 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Large-Cap Value and Other Investing Strategies Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. This Special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with public company CEOs, Equity Analysts and Money Managers. The full issue is ...
A Great New Model for Investment Banks
UBS is charging ahead with a leadership position in helping the world understand what investment banks are really all about.
MGIC Investment Lags Estimate
MGIC reported a first-quarter 2011 operating loss of 20 cents per share, wider than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of 10 cents. However, the loss narrowed from the year- ago quarter's loss of $1.42.
County pension investment officer resigns
The county retirement system’s top investment official has resigned in the middle of a major restructuring that would cede many of her responsibilities to a consultant.
Investment priority sectors named
HCM City plans to give investment priority to nine major service groups, four industrial groups and the agricultural sector during the 2011-15 period.
Investment in UI pays off
University of Idaho students are getting on average a larger return on investment than any other college in Idaho and many on the national level.
Crestwood Developing Cash Investment Policy
The City of Crestwood is developing an investment policy to help preserve the cash in the city's dwindling coffers.
Investment needed for innovative electric cars
AUSTRALIA is in danger of being left behind by the rest of the world in the race to find an alternative to petrol-powered cars.
Investment helped profit: PharmaZen
Biotechnology company PharmaZen, which was founded in Dunedin, has credited investment in a new plant for underpinning increased volume, revenue and before-tax profits for its year's trading to December. read more
Conference a platform for boosting investment ties with China
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia-China Trade and Investment International Conference 2011 is an ideal platform for businessmen wanting to invest in China. The conference is also ideal for attracting investment from Chinese businessmen, the Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) said. The conference, which will be held on September 10 and 11, is expected to attract more than 1,000 participants ...
Treasury investment funds report $1.7B gains
The Treasury Department said Friday that an investment program set up during the financial crisis to buy toxic assets from banks is showing a $1.7 billion gain.
CIMB’s investment passive
KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB’s investment in Tricubes Bhd (Tricubes) is on behalf of clients through private equity funds, group [...]
Signs of strain at UBS Investment Bank
UBS's investment bank is feeling the squeeze. A year after UBS mounted an ambitious effort to restore its investment bank to past glory, the Swiss bank's efforts have been undercut on several fronts.
Investment Partners LTD’s Stocker ranked 11th in Ohio on Barron’s list
Steven Stocker, managing member and principal of Investment Partners LTD in New Philadelphia, has been named to Barron’s annual list of America’s Top 1,000 Financial Advisors: 2011 State-by-State. Stocker ranked number 11 in Ohio.
Australians concerned about China investment
Poll finds optimism about growth, concerns about military. 25 Apr 2011 8:39 AM
Vietnam PM chairs investment conference in Cambodia
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Hun Sen co-chaired the second Vietnam-Cambodia Investment Promotion Conference in Phnom Penh on Sunday.
Investment climate improvement vital for Russia - Medvedev
Solving many important tasks in Russia is impossible without improving the investment climate, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday.
Chris Berry: Investment Opportunities Emerge in the Americas
From Quebec, Canada to Sonora, Mexico, House Mountain Partners Founder Chris Berry constantly uncovers new opportunities in the Americas. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Chris outlines the geopolitical changes that are driving renewed interest in areas considered too risky or not profitable enough in the past.
Berkadia Launches Investment Client Services Division
HORSHAM, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berkadia today announced the launch of Berkadia Investment Client Services, a new line of business providing commercial real estate investment sales services nationwide. The new division will be led by Managing Director Stephannie Mower, who has joined the firm as national head of Investment Client Services. Headquartered in Dallas, the Investment Client Services ...
Who Will Make Your Investment Decisions When You Can't?
In the event of your incapacity, your investments will be untouchable without the right paperwork.
Top Investment Ideas: Schlumberger
Schlumberger's high margins and beneficial business mix give it an edge in a world of high oil price
Bogus oil and gas investment deals rising with price of oil
Consumers are likely to see more bogus oil-and-gas investment deals looking to capitalize on the rising price of oil, the state's top securities regulator says.
10 Bad Investment Ideas You Need to Rethink
BOSTON (TheStreet) -- The public is hungry for guidance when it comes to their retirement strategy. The challenge is avoiding bad advice. Your parents, bartender and hairdresser may all share their ideas as to how to best plan for the future. Your financial adviser certainly will suggest short-term moves and long-term strategies. The Internet is chock full of suggestions and self-proclaimed ...
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Dallas investor launches residential property investment fund
Westmount Realty Finance's $10 million investment fund will make bulk property buys.
Van Eck Introduces Market Vectors® Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF
NEW YORK--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- New York-based asset manager Van Eck Global announced today that it has launched Market Vectors Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF , an exchange-traded fund ...
CBI says policy uncertainty stifles low-carbon investment
A new report states that business leaders are not convinced that the UK can attract investment at the scale and pace required to build Britain’s low-carbon infrastructure.
3 Strategies for Building Your Investment Plan
SAN DIEGO - Investing without an investment plan is like shooting in the dark. Yet, millions of investors are doing both. Why does it matter? Because operating without an investment plan only increases the odds of failure.
Investment banking's new rainmakers
Trailblazing careers apart, today’s hottest investment bankers have a lot in common. They are below 40, represent big finance and have been either colleagues or classmates
Pilani Investment to soon trade on national bourses
Shares of Pilani Investment and Industries, the investment arm of the Birla family, will soon be available for trading on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
Brazilian Real Approaches Highest Since 2008 on Foreign Direct Investment
Brazil’s real rose, approaching its strongest level since August 2008, after foreign direct investment last month exceeded forecasts, signaling increasing demand for assets from Latin America’s biggest economy.
Investment Advisor Pleads Guilty To Fraud
A Farmington Hills investment advisor has pleaded guilty to bank fraud charges ...
PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust Announces Date for Release of First Quarter Results
CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust will announce results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011 in a news release to be issued at 5:30 a.m. PDT (8:30 a.m. ...
Investment rules need improvement
Abu Dhabi Greater diversification of the economies, privatisation of industry and establishment of a monetary union are the essential factors in increasing foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, a leading economist said in the capital yesterday.
Credit Suisse Net Drops 45% on Investment Bank, Debt Charge
Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN) , the second- biggest Swiss bank, reported a 45 percent drop in first-quarter profit, missing analysts’ estimates, on lower earnings at the investment bank and a charge related to its own debt.
Credit Suisse investment bank reports robust Q1
ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse , reported record first-quarter investment banking revenue that beat forecasts as a hiring spree helped it gain market share and client activity rose. Switzerland's ...
Iraq to build six investment zones
Babel - The chairman of the investment board in Babel (100 km) south of Baghdad said Tuesday that the National Organization of investment in cooperation with the economic development of OECD agreed to identify six proposed areas of investment in a number of Iraqi provinces, including Babel.
Qatar Investment Fd - QIF Q1 Investment Report
Qatar Investment Fd - QIF Q1 Investment Report
Barclays, Credit Suisse Post Lower Profits on Investment Banking
Barclays Plc and Credit Suisse Group AG, two of Europe’s largest banks, posted lower profits in the first quarter as investment-banking earnings tumbled.
Venture Michigan Fund II Makes First Investment Commitment To MK Capital II
TROY - The Venture Michigan Fund II Tuesday announced its first investment commitment to MK Capital II, a technology venture capital fund that focuses on emerging companies in the digital media, software and education industries. MK Capital has offices in Ann Arbor, Chicago and Los Angeles.
Investment Banking Drags on Barclays, Credit Suisse Profits
Barclays Plc and Credit Suisse Group AG, two of Europe's largest banks, posted lower profits in the first quarter as investment-banking earnings tumbled
Investment Banks Hit Revenue Wall
NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Investment banks are reporting lower revenues in the first quarter due to weaker trading and offset by higher M&A income. International banks such as Credit Suisse, Barclays and UBS all reported a drop in profit for the quarter. Credit Suisse reported a 45 percent drop in profit. The Swiss bank's net income fell to $1.31 billion from $1.92 billion in 2010. UBS reported a ...
Investment on course to recover in 2011, but risks-UN
* FDI flows set to hit $1.5 trillion in 2011, UNCTAD says
Emerging firms raise foreign investment to record high: UN
Companies from emerging and developing economies raised their global direct investment abroad to record levels last year, a UN economic think tank said on Wednesday.
Morgan Stanley Investment Management Announces Schedule for Quarterly Closed-End Funds Conference Call Series
NEW YORK--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) today announced a schedule for its quarterly closed-end funds conference call series. Members of the investment teams will discuss ...
Market Vectors Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF Debuts
Ron Rowland submits: A niche fixed-income market is opening wider with Tuesday’s listing of the Market Vectors Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF (NYSEArca: FLTR - News ). The product developers at Van Eck’s Market Vectors ETF shop have a keen sense of timing; obviously they think demand exists for something like FLTR. Now we will see if they have another hit on their hands. The FLTR launch ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Dollar Tree, Dollar General, The TJX Companies and Ross Stores
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Dollar Tree, Dollar General, The TJX Companies and Ross Stores
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
5 Investment Ideas for Recent College Grads
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Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces First Quarter Financial and Operating Results
ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (“WRIT” or the “Company”) , a leading owner and operator of diversified properties in the Washington, DC region, reported ...