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Why Investment Banks Are Bad Bets
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Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: CARBO Ceramics, Priceline, Green Mountain Coffee and ProShares Ultra Silver
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: CARBO Ceramics, Priceline, Green Mountain Coffee and ProShares Ultra Silver
Direct investment from China benefiting America: U.S. media
Foreign direct investment from Chinese firms in the United States can create win-win situation, according to an article published by the Wall Street Journal on Thursday.
Yahoo's investment in China's Alibaba sparks sell-off
SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo Inc.'s prized investment in Chinese Internet company Alibaba Group has abruptly turned into a stock market millstone.
The 10 big investment mistakes
Any savvy investor knows the basic principle of investment: buy low, sell high. However, investors often ignore this rule, as they get swept up in prevailing market sentiment.
Challenge to sustain investment banking
At one stage, criticisms have abound over the mushrooming of investment banks (IBs) - with nine bank-backed and six non-bank backed - it does seem a little crowded.
UAW director hails GM investment
AUTOS General Motors' $2-billion investment in its U.S. factories improves the outlook for the automaker's contract negotiations with the UAW, a union official said Friday.
Tell-Tale Investment fund has global plan
Thomas F. Landstreet and Frank Gristina both used to work with Laffer Associates, a supply-side investment research firm in Nashville, before branching off on their own about two years ago with a new money management firm, Tell-Tale Investment Advisors.
Green Investment Group: Jobs slow in coming to other purchased millsites
Green Investment Group Inc. made an aggressive move when it purchased the expansive Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. millsite in Frenchtown earlier this month.
Hyundai, Alabama to make investment announcement
Hyundai Motor Co and the state of Alabama will announce on Monday "additional investment in the existing infrastructure" at its auto assembly plant near Montgomery, the company said on Sunday.
Chinese State Investment Group Buys Gold One For Its South African Assets
Citic Group, China ’s biggest state- owned investment company, and partners agreed to buy Gold One International Ltd. (GDO) for about A$444 million ($469 million), gaining gold assets in South Africa.
S Korea's Overseas Investment Jumps In Q1: Report
SEOUL, May 16 (Bernama) -- South Korea's overseas direct investment jumped during the first quarter of this year from three months earlier as investment expanded in mining and other resources-development projects, says Yonhap news agency citing a government report revealed Monday.
S Korea's Overseas Investment Jumps In Q1: Report
SEOUL, May 16 (Bernama) -- South Korea's overseas direct investment jumped during the first quarter of this year from three months earlier as investment expanded in mining and other resources-development projects, says Yonhap news agency citing a government report revealed Monday.
South Korea's Overseas Investment Jumps In Q1: Report
SEOUL, May 16 (Bernama) -- South Korea's overseas direct investment jumped during the first quarter of this year from three months earlier as investment expanded in mining and other resources-development projects, says Yonhap news agency citing a government report revealed Monday.
South Korea's Overseas Investment Jumps In Q1: Report
SEOUL, May 16 (Bernama) -- South Korea's overseas direct investment jumped during the first quarter of this year from three months earlier as investment expanded in mining and other resources-development projects, says Yonhap news agency citing a government report revealed Monday.
Pakistan's July-April foreign investment falls 8.6 percent
State-Bank-of-Pakistan KARACHI: Net foreign investment in Pakistan fell 8.6 percent to $1.534 billion in the first 10 months of the 2010/11 fiscal year because of a decrease in foreign direct investment, the central bank said on Monday.
DCS Announces New Investment Sub-Adviser, Fund Name, Ticker Symbol and Other Changes
Claymore Dividend Income Fund (NYSE: DCS)(the "Fund) announces that the Funds name and NYSE ticker symbol have changed to Guggenheim ...
Pyrrho Investment - Form 8.3 - MWB Group Holdings plc
Pyrrho Investment - Form 8.3 - MWB Group Holdings plc
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Russell Introduces “Investment Discipline” Indexes
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Russell Investments announced today an innovative advance in index methodology with the launch of a new index family that reflects six investment disciplines in the U.S. large cap equity class. Each of the new Russell Investment Discipline Indexes defines and reflects a particular approach to security selection commonly practiced by professional investment managers ...
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Relentless Resources Ltd - RRL
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Relentless Resources Ltd - RRL
GM reveals some plans for $2 billion investment
General Motors will invest $109 million in its operations in Flint and Bay City, Mich., to support engine production. The investment saves/adds 97 jobs.
Goldman Promotes Gnodde, Dyal in Investment Bank Revamp
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. bolstered the leadership of its investment-banking and merger-advisory divisions after the company fell to third place among takeover advisers this year.
Nelson Investment, director disciplined for illegally distributing securities: OSC
The Ontario Securities Commission has ordered Nelson Investment Group Ltd. and its director to pay $550,000 for illegally distributing securities. Nelson Investment Group is registered as an Exempt Market Dealer.
Investment boost for Penang
Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon said Najib, who is in New York, was expected to reveal the details of a new initiative by a Penang-based multinational company (MNC).
Foreign Investment in China Rises 15% as Consumers Lure Starbucks, Disney
Foreign direct investment in China climbed 15 percent in April as companies including Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) and Walt Disney Co. expand to tap rising incomes in the world’s fastest-growing major economy.
Foreign Investment in China Climbs 15% on Consumer Demand
Foreign direct investment in China climbed 15 percent in April as companies including Starbucks Corp. and Walt Disney Co. expand to tap rising incomes in the world’s fastest-growing major economy.
China foreign direct investment up 15.2% in April
HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Foreign direct investment into China climbed 15.2% in April from a year earlier, though the figure was down sharply from levels in March, according to reports citing official data released Tuesday. Foreign direct investment for the month totaled $8.5 billion, a drop from March's $12.52 billion, according to Ministry of Commerce figures reported by newswires. For the ...
Foreign investment in China slows in April
Foreign investment in China slowed in April as the government tried to cool an overheated economy. Foreign spending on factories and other nonfinancial assets rose by 15.2 percent to $8.5 billion, the Commerce Ministry said Tuesday.
China foreign direct investment slows from March
China attracts nearly $9 billion in foreign investment in April, with the property sector continuing to act as a major draw of funds, though inflows slowed from March.
Pyrrho Investment - Form 8.3 - MWB Business Exchange
Pyrrho Investment - Form 8.3 - MWB Business Exchange
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Sears Canada Inc. - SCC
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Sears Canada Inc. - SCC
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Northern Graphite Corporation - NGC
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Northern Graphite Corporation - NGC
Top 10 investment bank revenues down in Q1: study
Revenues at the world's biggest investment banks fell 5 percent to $52 billion in the first quarter of 2011, hit by Middle Eastern unrest, natural disasters, volatile commodities and economic uncertainty, a consultancy said in a report on the industry.
Biggest Investment Boom in Two Decades Spurs 4% Global Growth
Investment spending in emerging markets is outpacing expenditures in developed economies for the first time, as a surge in infrastructure supports global growth and profits at companies from Siemens AG to Caterpillar Inc.
Gates says vaccine investment offers best returns
Bill Gates called on Tuesday for strengthened immunization programs against infectious diseases to save 4 million lives by 2015 and 10 million lives by 2020, saying it was the best possible investment in global health.
Investment banks emerging as a force to reckon with
Investment banks emerging as a force to reckon withInvestment banks emerging as a force to reckon with
US investment in China declines 28 pct
US investment in China dropped sharply by 28 percent, while foreign direct investment (FDI) maintained double-digit growth from January to April, the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday.
Biggest Investment Boom in Two Decades Spurs 4% Growth on Emerging Markets
The “biggest investment boom of recent decades” will help boost expansion worldwide about 4 percent this year and next, compared with a long-run average of just below 3 percent, according to Michael Saunders , Citigroup Inc.’s chief European economist.
Zen Investment Cuts Commodities for Stocks After Beating Hedge-Fund Rivals
Shanghai Zen Investment Management Co., a hedge fund that beat 99 percent of its rivals this year by betting on commodities, is cutting its allocation in raw materials by 30 percent and likely to buy China and U.S. stocks.
Zen Investment Cuts Commodities for Stocks After Beating Rivals
Shanghai Zen Investment Management Co., a hedge fund that beat 99 percent of its rivals this year by betting on commodities, is cutting its allocation in raw materials by 30 percent and likely to buy China and U.S. stocks.
Regional investment bank aims for a reprise
Barrington Associates became a premier mergers and acquisitions advisor to midsize entrepreneurs. Last year, three of its original partners formed Intrepid Investment Bankers on the Westside after Barrington's 2006 acquisition by Wells Fargo left their clients in the lurch. Jim Freedman and his partners have been here before.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: UMB Financial Corporation, First Financial Bankshares and Bank of the Ozarks
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: UMB Financial Corporation, First Financial Bankshares and Bank of the Ozarks
Africa to be 'next investment destination'
Resource-rich Africa is set to be the world's next investment destination thanks to an array of reforms sweeping across many previously troubled countries, a former Nigerian leader said on Wednesday.
Africa to be 'next investment destination'
Resource-rich Africa is set to be the world's next investment destination thanks to an array of reforms sweeping across many previously troubled countries, a former Nigerian leader said on Wednesday.
Business : Shurooq calls for investment in ME infrastructure
DUBAI — Sharjah Investment and Development Authority, or Shurooq, has called for an increase in the volume of government and private investments in the infrastructure sector in GCC countries and the Arab world, its top official said on Wednesday.
Macy's regains S&P investment grade after two years
Macy's Inc regained its investment grade debt rating on Wednesday from Standard & Poor's, which cited the retailer's "robust performance, with results ahead of peers."
US investment in China drops 28%
US investment in China dropped sharply by 28 per cent, while overall foreign direct investment (FDI) the country received maintained double-digit growth from January to April, the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday (May 17).
Gold Demand Advances 11% in Quarter as Investment Drives Prices to Record
Gold demand rose 11 percent in the first quarter as China helped boost investment and jewelry usage, while demand will remain “firm” throughout this year, the World Gold Council said.
Gold Demand Rose 11% in Quarter on Investment, Jewelry, WGC Says
Gold demand rose 11 percent in the first quarter as China helped boost investment and jewelry usage, while demand will remain “firm” throughout this year, the World Gold Council said.