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Are You A Victim Of Illegal Investment Advice?
It is all too common: an insurance salesperson who comes to your home after you attend a free seminar or a bank employee recommends that you cash out some or all of your stocks, bonds, or mutual funds and purchase an annuity. In doing so, they have broken the law and may not even be aware of it.
Investment banks profit from social-media bonanza
-- Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan may divvy up $21 million to $24 million -- On the horizon: Facebook, Groupon, Pandora -- For underwriters, "strength begets strength" NEW YORK -(MarketWatch)- While Wall Street debates the legitimacy of the skyrocketing price of LinkedIn Corp.'s LNKD initial public offering, some of its biggest investment banks are poised to cash in on the first ...
Pakistan seeks investment lift
More Chinese investment in Pakistan, especially in the energy, infrastructure, agriculture and technology sectors, will help lift the nation's economy to a new high, Pakistan's leader said.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Amazon.com, Baidu, Inc., Salesforce.com and Sina Corporation
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Amazon.com, Baidu, Inc., Salesforce.com and Sina Corporation
China Gold Imports to Rise After Investment Overtakes India
Gold imports by China may increase after investment demand more than doubled in the first quarter, with the country overtaking India to become the largest market for gold coins and bars, the World Gold Council said.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Pan Terra Industries Inc. - PNT
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Pan Terra Industries Inc. - PNT
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Base Oil & Gas Ltd - BOG
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Base Oil & Gas Ltd - BOG
5 Often Forgotten Investment Rules for Retirement
Appropriate investment choices are essential for a financially secure retirement.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Century Iron Mines Corporation (formerly ...
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Century Iron Mines Corporation (formerly Red Rock Capital Corp.) - FER (formerly RRD.P)
Property remains hot investment instrument
WHEN it comes to what is the best investment instrument to leverage one’s savings on, invariably the subject on property will crop up. So, is it a wonder why the property market is so hot?
Hotel investment volumes to rise
According to another report, hotel investment volumes will increase in the region and lead the recovery in global hospitality sector, which is expected to post 30 to 40 per cent rise in the transactions.
A fund investment is one way to give grads a financial head start
It’s hard to beat cash as a gift for new college graduates. It can help them assemble an interview-ready wardrobe, avoid the potential indignity of moving back in with parents, and chip away at student loan debt. This year’s grads face a tough job market, so they need all the help they can get.
Free trial offers, investment scams, shady movers: Your weekly ScamWatch
‘Free’ trial offers -- The Federal Trade Commission has accused an Alberta, Canada, man and several companies of defrauding consumers of more than $450 million by luring them into “free” trial offers and then charging them for products or services...
Expatriates provide 67% of total foreign investment in Iran
In the last three years Iran has succeeded in absorbing 3 billion dollars foreign investment and is to meet the goal of raising it by 100 percent receiving almost 6 billion dollars. The head of Organization for Investment notes that 67 percent or about two thirds of the 3 billion dollars has been secured by Iranian expatriates living in foreign countries.
Carbon tax stalls capital investment
Uncertainty over the long-term carbon price has stalled energy investment, says TRUenergy's chief.
Dwelling upon 'investment'
Buying a house or unit isn't the financial investment Australians believe it to be.
CatchOfTheDay inks overseas capital investment deal
Online retailer, CatchOfTheDay has landed a capital investment deal with a consortium comprised of New York-based Tiger Global Management and Australian businessmen.
Australia’s Carbon-Tax Policy May Discourage Investment, TRUenergy Says
Australia’s carbon-tax policy is discouraging investment in the nation’s power industry, resulting in possible shortages in as little as five years, electricity supplier TRUenergy Holdings Pty said.
China sovereign fund eyeing Russia investment
China Investment Corp (CIC), the country's $300 billion sovereign wealth fund, is looking to Russia for investment opportunities, state media reported Monday.
Investment opportunities
IN the midst of the current economic downturn investors are increasingly turning to farming for investment purposes.
Key shifts in GCC sovereign wealth fund investment behaviour
Invesco Asset Management Limited today released its second annual Invesco Middle East Asset Management Study* which offers insight into the complex investment behaviour of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region and provides a new framework to help interpret investment preferences across these ever-evolving markets.
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)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Two Harbors Investment Corp. Announces Results of 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
Two Harbors Investment Corp. announced the results of its 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. Stockholders of record at the close of business on March 28, 2011, were entitled to notice of and to vote at the Annual Meeting.
MacLean Investment Partners Acquires Certain Assets of Janco Composites, Inc.
Barry MacLean, CEO and Chairman of the MacLean-Fogg Company announced that MacLean Investment Partners , owned by the MacLean family, has acquired certain assets of Janco Composites, Inc. headquartered in Mishawaka, Indiana.
Mittleman Investment Management, LLC Receives “Top Guns” Designation for Investment Performance
Mittleman Investment Management, LLC announced today that it has been named to Informa Investment Solutions’ PSN Top Guns list.
Mittleman Investment Management, LLC Receives “Top Guns” Designation for Investment Performance
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mittleman Investment Management named Top Gun by PSN
Promoting outbound investment
A fully developed economy displays a number of characteristics including resilient domestic demand, reliable inbound investment and strong outbound investment. To date, Thailand's economic growth has relied heavily on only one of these - inbound investment.
Saratoga Investment Corp. Announces Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Year End 2011 Financial Results
Saratoga Investment Corp. , a business development company, today announced financial results for its 2011 fiscal fourth quarter and year end.
Gladstone Investment Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2011
Gladstone Investment Corporation today announced earnings for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2011. Â All per share references are per basic and diluted weighted average common share outstanding, unless noted otherwise.
Ahead of the Bell: Chimera Investment downgraded
Chimera Investment Corp. will likely fall short of Wall Street expectations over the next two years as more homeowners default on their mortgages and trim its net income an analyst with Jefferies & Co. said Tuesday.
Brookfield Investment Management Inc. Strengthens Insurance Asset Management Team
NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwire - 05/24/11) - Brookfield Investment Management Inc. has announced the appointments of Mr. Mark Whitford and Mr. Cesar Avila to its Insurance Asset Management team, based in New York. Mr. Kim Redding, Brookfield Investment Management Inc.'s Chief Executive Officer, said, "I am excited to welcome Mark and Cesar to the Brookfield organization. We are committed to the ...
Russell Investment Funds Added to Jefferson National’s Platform
Russell Investments has partnered with Jefferson National in order to add 10 Russell Investment Funds to Jefferson National’s Monument Advisor flat-insurance fee variable annuity, making them available to more than 1,300 fee-based and fee-only investment advisors.
AIA Issues Report on Defense Investment
ARLINGTON, Va., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Defense investment accounts not only support current operations, they also ensure that our troops will always have the tactical advantage of technological superiority, according to a new report released by AIA.
Two Harbors Investment Corp. Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
Two Harbors Investment Corp. today announced that it plans to offer, subject to market and other conditions, 20,000,000 shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering.
Europe foreign investment jumps
Foreign investment into Europe grew sharply in 2010 to reach levels not seen since the global financial crisis began, a survey by Ernst & Young suggests.
Europe Foreign-Direct Investment Rebounds as General Electric, HP Add Jobs
European foreign-direct investment rebounded in 2010 as U.S. investors returned to the region, according to an Ernst & Young LLP study.
Investment in Europe Rebounded in 2010
European foreign-direct investment rebounded 14 percent to a record in 2010 as U.S. investors returned to the region, according to an Ernst & Young study
India inks trade and investment deals with Africa
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh signed trade and investment deals on Wednesday to expand India's economic footprint on the African continent, where China has made huge advances.
Two Harbors Investment Corp. Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering
Two Harbors Investment Corp. today announced that it has priced a public offering of 20,000,000 shares of its common stock at an offering price of $10.40 per share, for total gross proceeds of approximately $208 million.
Zacks Investment Ideas Feature Highlights: Caterpillar, Titan International, Timken and Cummins
Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Caterpillar Inc. , Titan International Inc. , Timken Co. and Cummins Inc. .
UBS plans to move investment bank overseas: report
Swiss bank UBS is planning to separate its investment bank and incorporate it outside of Switzerland to placate regulators, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
Albany Investment - Final Results
Albany Investment - Final Results
UBS may relocate investment bank outside Switzerland
UBS is planning to relocate its investment bank outside Switzerland, the Wall Street Journal said, seeking to side-step tough new regulations and better deploy scarce capital.
UBS may relocate investment bank outside Switzerland
UBS is planning to relocate its investment bank outside Switzerland, the Wall Street Journal said, to side-step tough new local bank regulations and better deploy its capital.
Mercer to acquire Evaluation Associates, further strengthening its US investment consulting position
Mercer Investment Consulting, Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Milliman, Inc., to acquire portions of its wholly-owned investment consulting subsidiary, Evaluation Associates LLC.
RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust Provides Update on Target Locations in RioCan's Portfolio
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - 05/26/11) - RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust ("RioCan") (TSX: REI.UN - News ) is pleased to provide an update on its ongoing negotiations with Target Corporation ("Target"). On January 13, 2011 Target announced that it had agreed to acquire up to 220 Zellers leasehold interests from Zellers Inc. and the Hudson Bay Company (collectively "Zellers"). As at the ...
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company Completes Private Placement of $230 Million of Senior Notes
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company announced today that it has completed a private placement with institutional investors of $230 million of senior unsecured notes . The table below sets forth the key terms:
CtW Investment Group Calls on Alpha Board to Rescind Massey Executive Job Offers
Today, the CtW Investment Group sent the following letter to the board of the Alpha Natural Resources board calling for urgent action â including the rescinding of employment agreements with Massey Energy executives - in response to the findings of the West Virginia Governor's Independent Investigation Panel on the causes of the Upper Big Branch mining disaster.