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Pimco says Japan, U.S. debt losing investment appeal
Pimco cut its holdings of Japanese and U.S. government debt in the past six months due to their diminishing investment appeal, although Japan's political turmoil is unlikely to trigger a spike in yields in the near term, the top bond fund's head of Japan portfolio management said.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Caterpillar, Campbell Soup, Procter & Gamble, Kraft and General Mills
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Caterpillar, Campbell Soup, Procter & Gamble, Kraft and General Mills
Ex-BP CEO's Energy Investment Vehicle Aims For GBP1 Billion IPO
LONDON -(Dow Jones)- The new investment vehicle headed by financier Nathaniel Rothschild and former BP PLC (BP.LN) Chief Executive Tony Hayward Thursday announced plans for a London listing later this month, that could see the venture raise as much as GBP1 billion to invest in emerging market oil and gas assets.
Alternative Investment Group Appoints Michael J. Tansley as Chief Financial Officer
Alternative Investment Group, a fund of hedged funds that invests primarily in long/short equity strategies, today announced the appointment of Michael J. Tansley as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Caterpillar, Campbell Soup, Procter & Gamble, Kraft and General Mills
Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Caterpillar , Campbell Soup Co. , Procter & Gamble , Kraft and General Mills .
Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Investment Company Limited Announces Monthly Distribution
Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Investment Company Limited , a closed-end investment company trading on The Toronto Stock Exchange, announced today that it will pay a monthly distribution of CAD 5.0 cents per ordinary share on July 15, 2011 to all ordinary shareholders of record as of June 30, 2011.
WNC Insurance Holdings Corp. Completes Strategic Investment
WNC Insurance Holdings Corp., parent company of WNC Insurance Services, Inc., today secured an investment with Kiln Group Limited of London, UK and the founding management team.
How to Escape the Most Dangerous Investment Today
Bill Gross says to steer clear of Treasuries. What should you do instead?
Wave Accounting Closes Investment Round
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - 06/09/11) - Wave Accounting Inc., the creators of free online accounting software for small businesses, announced the closing of its seed round of financing, led by OMERS through INKEF Capital, the venture capital investment alliance of pension funds OMERS (Canada) and ABP (the Netherlands). "One of the most exciting aspects of closing our $1.5 million seed round ...
UBS may move investment bank to New York City
UBS AG is looking at least four potential sites in Manhattan as it considers relocating its North American investment banking headquarters into the heart of New York City from suburban Connecticut, sources familiar with the bank's plans told Reuters.
Agile Energy Secures Additional Investment from Good Energies Capital
Agile Energy, Inc., a developer of utility-scale renewable power generating projects, announced today that it has closed a second round of investment from Good Energies Capital, one of the world's leading private investors in clean energy. Â This additional round of financing of $24 million provides Agile Energy with funds to drive the company's growth and development activities and brings the ...
Five New Companies Including Investment Group Join Science Center Port Business Incubator
An investment group, a French medical equipment company and three life science startups have taken up residence in the University City Science Center’s Port Business Incubator.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Pulte, Ryland, Toll Brothers, KB Homes and Lennar
Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Pulte , Ryland , Toll Brothers , KB Homes and Lennar
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Pulte, Ryland, Toll Brothers, KB Homes and Lennar
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Pulte, Ryland, Toll Brothers, KB Homes and Lennar
Investment Strategist: Find the Silver Lining
Investment Strategist: Find the Silver Lining
China Risks ‘Hard Landing’ on Excess Investment, Roubini Says
China faces the risk of a “hard landing” after 2013 as efforts to boost growth through investment lead to excess capacity, said Nouriel Roubini, the New York University professor who predicted the financial crisis.
Investment managers: Serendipity or skill?
Michael Nairne: Napoleon Bonaparte is reputed to have asked the question, 'Is he lucky?' before promoting officers. Maybe investors should be asking the same question about their managers
Great Investment Opportunities in Indonesia
It is a great time for investors to take advantage of great investment opportunities in Indonesia following its enticing financial climate
Tough road ahead for Mideast investment banks
For investment banks operating in the Middle East, the wounds inflicted by the global financial crisis have yet to heal. In fact, they are only getting worse.
Investment Research buys sharechat website from Tarawera
June 13 (BusinessDesk) – Investment Research Group Ltd., the financial services company that got an infusion of funds from investors including two Malaysian businessmen, has acquired the sharechat website from Rotorua-based Tarawera Publishing Ltd.
Refinancing investment property is thorny
Dear Dr. Don, My credit union is offering a fixed-rate home equity loan for 120 months at 3.99 percent (annual percentage rate). Currently, I have a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage at 6.5 percent on a home I own as an investment.
Egypt Secures Major New Tie-ups and Investment From HP,CISCO and Motorola
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Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: EZCORP, The Andersons, Gardner Denver, CARBO Ceramics and Lithia Motors
Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: EZCORP Inc. , The Andersons , Gardner Denver, Inc. , CARBO Ceramics Inc. and Lithia Motors .
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
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 Strategy Levered To Global Growth Provides Canadian Portfolio Picks
67 WALL STREET, New York - June 13, 2011 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Large Cap Growth and Other Investing Strategies Report offering a timely review of this investing philosophy. The full issue is available by calling (212) 952-7433 or via The Wall Street Transcript Online .
Firm Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation Announces First Quarter Results
TORONTO, ONTARIO-- - Firm Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation , today released its financial statements for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011.
Jeff Kreshek Joins Federal Realty Investment Trust as Vice President - West Coast Leasing
Federal Realty Investment Trust today announced that Jeff Kreshek has joined the Trust as vice president â West Coast leasing. In this role, Mr. Kreshek will be directly responsible for execution and oversight of all leasing efforts on the West Coast, including those at Santana Row and Third Street Promenade, and will advise on acquisition opportunities in the region.
Federal Realty Investment Trust Appoints Jeff Berkes President of its West Coast Region
Federal Realty Investment Trust announced today the appointment of its long time Chief Investment Officer, Jeffrey S. Berkes, to the newly formed position of president, Federal Realty West Coast. Â In his new role, Mr.
China sees rapid growth in property investment
Housing investment grew over 34% in last five months. 14 Jun 2011 1:21 PM
CERATECH, Inc. Receives Strategic Investment From Cementos Argos for "Green Cement" Technology
ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - 06/14/11) - CERATECH, Inc . has accepted another strategic equity investment, this time from Colombian cement powerhouse Cementos Argos. The CERATECH investment follows Argos' recent expansion of their U.S. presence through a $760 million purchase of Lafarge assets in the southeastern U.S. The CERATECH investment is strategic in meeting Argos' goal of building a ...
Maryland Cyber Investment Partners Adds Michael Jacobs to the Board of Advisors
Maryland Cyber Investment Partners , an advisory-centric investment firm focused on the cyber security market, today named Michael “Mike” Jacobs, a distinguished executive and consultant with a 46-year career in the intelligence community, to its Board of Advisors.
Google Makes its Biggest Investment in Solar Energy, $280 Million
Google is no stranger to solar energy, but on Tuesday it announced its largest investment in the alternative energy source to date—a $280 million investment in SolarCity.
Zacks Investment Ideas Feature Highlights: Westport Innovations, Clean Energy Fuels, Fuel Systems Solutions and Cummins
Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Westport Innovations , Clean Energy Fuels , Fuel Systems Solutions and Cummins .
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking Strengthens U.S. Rates with Two Senior Hires
Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking has hired two key professionals to bolster its U.S. rates trading effort as the firm continues to expand its client facing fixed income businesses in the U.S.
Apartment Investment and Management Company Declares Dividends on Class T, U, V and Y Cumulative Preferred Stock
Apartment Investment and Management Company announced today that its Board of Directors declared dividends on shares of its Class T, U, V and Y Cumulative Preferred Stock. Dividend information is as follows:
Foreign investment in China slows in May
Foreign investment in China slowed in May as the government's efforts to cool the overheated economy made headway, the Commerce Ministry said Wednesday.
Zacks Investment Ideas Feature Highlights: A123 Systems, Polypore, Ener1 and Johnson Controls
Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: A123 Systems , Polypore, Inc. , Ener1, Inc. and Johnson Controls .
SimCorp Releases IFRS 9 Guide for Investment Firms
SimCorp, a leading provider of highly specialized software and expertise for the investment industry, announced today its guide to the International Financial Reporting Standard 9.
US targets new business investment
Share of foreign investment has fallen since '90s. 15 Jun 2011 1:58 PM
GM Pursues Kansas Investment
The investment at the plant will help GM manufacture a hybrid model with eAssist - a light electrification technology that will boost highway fuel economy by 25%.
Fortress Investment shares rise on upgrade
Shares of Fortress Investment Group LLC rose Wednesday after a Credit Suisse analyst upgraded the stock, citing his expectations that the asset manager will reinstate its dividend.
Riverside Partners' Portfolio Company Tech Valley Communications to Make Significant Investment in segTEL
Riverside Partners, a Boston based private equity firm, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to make a significant investment in segTEL, Northern New England's leading provider of competitive fiber optic telecommunication services. The investment will enhance and accelerate the rapid growth of segTEL's ultra-high capacity, low latency, carrier-grade fiber optic network. segTEL ...
MID Investment Group: Enter the Real Estate Market and Earn Interest Rates Above Nine Percent
The MID Investment Group is assisting consumers to increase their assets with strategic real estate investments. Intended for individuals and serious investors who want to grow their assets with a diversified portfolio, the MID Global Fund invests in property development markets, real estate investment trusts , real estate operating companies and trading companies around the globe, which ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Intermune, Raptor Pharmaceutical and Transcept Pharmaceuticals
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Intermune, Raptor Pharmaceutical and Transcept Pharmaceuticals
LifeSci Advisors Announces Investment Opinion on Transition Therapeutics, Inc.
LifeSci Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of investment research and investor relations services in the life sciences sector, today announced that it has initiated coverage of Transition Therapeutics, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company, developing novel therapeutics for disease indications with large markets.
Zacks Investment Ideas Feature Highlights: A123 Systems, Polypore, Ener1 and Johnson Controls
Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Intermune , Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp , and Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. .
LifeSci Advisors Announces Investment Opinion on Adolor Corporation
LifeSci Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of investment research and investor relations services in the life sciences sector, today announced that it has initiated coverage of Adolor Corporation , a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel prescription central nervous system and gastrointestinal products.