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CreXus Investment Corp. Declares 2nd Quarter 2011 Dividend of $0.25 per Share; Announces Expansion of its Investment ...
The Board of Directors of CreXus Investment Corp. declared the second quarter 2011 common stock cash dividend of $0.25 per common share. This dividend is payable July 28, 2011 to common shareholders of record on June 29, 2011.
China Investment May Name New Co-Head
China Investment Corp. may name Li Keping, currently an executive at the country’s national pension manager, a new co-head of the sovereign wealth fund, said two CIC executives with direct knowledge of the matter.
Newcastle Announces Common and Preferred Dividends and its Recent Cash and Investment Activity
Newcastle Investment Corp. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per common share for the second quarter of 2011. The dividend is payable on July 29, 2011 to shareholders of record on July 5, 2011.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Barrick Gold, Goldcorp, Newmont Mining, Gold Fields Limited-ADR and Pan ...
Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Barrick Gold , Goldcorp , Newmont Mining , Gold Fields Limited-ADR and Pan American Silver Corp. .
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Ameristar Casinos, Melco Crown Entertainment and Bally Technologies
Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Ameristar Casinos , Melco Crown Entertainment and Bally Technologies, Inc. .
Bell Investment Advisors Offers Webinar, "Wills & Trusts: Tales From the Trenches"
Bell Investment Advisors, a Bay Area registered investment advisory firm, today announced they will be hosting a free webinar, "Wills & Trusts: Tales From the Trenches" on June 22, 2011, 2â2:30 PM PDT.
NFL looking into players' casino investment
The NFL is investigating the reported investment by at least 25 NFL players in an Alabama casino that has been shut down, a business venture that might have run afoul of league rules.
Walter Investment Management Corp. Announces Closing of Residential Mortgage Securitization
Walter Investment Management Corp. today announced the closing of a private placement of $102 million of residential mortgage backed notes issued by WIMC 2011-1 , a newly formed statutory trust sponsored by Walter Investment.  The notes are backed by U.S. residential mortgage loans, building and installment sale contracts, promissory notes, related mortgages and other security agreements.  ...
NFL investigating casino investment by 25 players
The NFL is investigating the reported investment by at least 25 NFL players in an Alabama casino that has been shut down, a business venture that might have run afoul of league rules.
Mutual investment benefits Russia, China, says Russian fund chief
Cooperation in promoting mutual investment between Russia and China will benefit both countries, said the chief of the newly-formed Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) at the ongoing St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
Property investment sales down in Q2
Property investment sales slipped in the second quarter, according to separate estimates by Savills Singapore and CB Richard Ellis (CBRE).
Obama Administration Says Foreign Investment in U.S. Is Growing
Foreign direct investment in the U.S. increased by 49 percent in 2010, rebounding from 2009 levels during the height of the credit crunch, according to a report by the White House Council of Economic Advisers to be released today.
Cover FX Receives Investment From Leading Consumer-Focused Private Equity Firm Catterton Partners
Cover FX, a leading producer of dermatology-inspired cosmetics, today announced a capital investment by Catterton Partners, the leading consumer-focused private equity firm in North America. Â The proceeds of the investment will be used to accelerate growth in domestic and global markets. Â Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Walmart Closes Investment in 51% Stake in Massmart
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced today that the company has completed its investment for a 51% stake in South African-based Massmart Holdings Limited for ZAR148.00 per Massmart ordinary share.
WH: Foreign investment in US up 49 percent in 2010
President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisers says foreign investment in the United States has increased by 49 percent from last year, but still not enough to rise to the 2008 level.
Boston Private Bank & Trust Adds Accomplished Portfolio Managers to Investment Management Team
Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, offering private banking and investment management and trust services to successful individuals, businesses, private partnerships and nonprofit organizations, announced that it has appointed four senior Portfolio Managers, expanding the Bank’s investment management area by providing additional expertise to its existing team of experienced managers.
White House Touts Growing Foreign Direct Investment In The U.S.
ABC News’ Mary Bruce Reports: Despite recent signs that economic growth is slowing, the White House is touting foreign direct investment in the U.S. in an effort to convince the public, and voters, that the president’s policies will help create...
Foreign investment in U.S. bounces back
Foreign investment in the United States rebounded in 2010, bouncing back by 49% after the 2009 economic crisis, according to a White House report released Monday.
Foreign investment in U.S. rises 49%
Foreign companies plowed 49 percent more money into the U.S. economy in 2010 from the prior year, the Obama administration said Monday.
Chimera Investment Corporation Announces 2nd Quarter 2011 Dividend of $0.13 per Share
The Board of Directors of Chimera Investment Corporation declared the second quarter 2011 common stock cash dividend of $0.13 per common share. This dividend is payable July 28, 2011 to common shareholders of record on June 30, 2011.
Federal Realty Investment Trust Promotes Barry Carty to Vice President, East Coast Acquisitions
Federal Realty Investment Trust today announced that Barry Carty has been promoted to vice president, East Coast acquisitions effective July 1, 2011. Â Previously, Mr. Carty was senior director, acquisitions for the Trust.
Investment Center Selects SunGard’s Protegent for Monitoring Employee Social Networking Activity
The Investment Center Inc., three-time award winner for broker-dealer of the year by Investment Advisor Magazine, has selected SunGard’s Protegent Social Media Surveillance to help enforce internal social media policies and manage supervisory regulatory requirements.
Citrix Advances Mobile Cloud with Investment in Core Mobile Networks
Citrix Systems today announced an investment in Core Mobile Networks, Inc., marking the third funding commitment for the Citrix Startup Accelerator, its Silicon Valley-based seed investment initiative which launched in December 2010.
Fidus Investment Corporation Prices Initial Public Offering of Common Stock at $15.00 Per Share
EVANSTON, Ill. -- Fidus Investment Corporation , a principal investment company providing customized financing solutions to lower middle-market companies, today announced that it priced its initial public offering of 4,670,000 shares of common stock at $15.00 per share.
Compare CDs with other investment options
CDs are a fixed-income investment tool, but these options may be more attractive choices.
Empire Investment Holdings Ranked by Florida Trend One of the Largest Private Companies in Florida
Empire Investment Holdings , announced today that once again Florida Trend has recognized it in their 2011 list of the 350 Biggest Companies in Florida. The list, which is released annually in Florida Trend’s June issue, is a collection of the state’s 350 largest companies.
Seera Investment Bank Completes $300 million Sale of UK Investment
(Manama, Tuesday June 21, 2011) Seera Investment Bank Seera Investment Bank B.S.C.(c), a Shari'a compliant investment bank headquartered in Bahrain, announced the sale of BWA Water Additives (BWA), a UK based company in a transaction valuing the company at around $ 300 million.
Zacks Investment Ideas Feature Highlights: Research In Motion and Apple
Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Research In Motion and Apple .
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Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Las Vegas Sands, Coinstar, Gildan Activewear and Bio-Reference Laboratories
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Las Vegas Sands, Coinstar, Gildan Activewear and Bio-Reference Laboratories
GM Pursues Investment in U.S. Plants
GM's investment in both the plants is a part of its $2 billion investment plan at 17 assembly and components plants in 8 states in the U.S.
UniCredit’s Pioneer to Move Singapore Investment Management Team to London
Pioneer Investments, a unit of UniCredit SpA (UCG) , Italy’s biggest bank, said it is moving its investment activities in Singapore to London , which will become its emerging-markets investment center.
Singapore investment boss seeks state presidency
The deputy chairman of the Government of Singapore Investment Corp (GIC) said he had resigned to run for the state presidency, whose duties include safeguarding its vast foreign reserves.
Investment trusts: the case for consideration
Investment trusts represent the most enduring structure for pooled investment in the UK with a track record spanning 140 years. But with over 2,500 other retail UK based funds to choose from, why should an adviser consider investment trusts as well?
UPDATE: Aflac continues to write off investment losses in European financial institutions
Investment losses are piling up for supplemental insurer Aflac as the company continues to sell off risky stakes in European nations.
Hanley Investment Retail Advisors Sells Retail/Commercial Condo in Irvine, Calif.
Orange County - Hanley Investment (HI) Urban Retail Advisors, a division of Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors specializing in the sale and advisory of high profile mixed-use and urban retail properties in dynamic commercial districts across the United States, announced today that Carlos J. Lopez and Edward B. Hanley, represented the buyer and seller in the sale of a 1,448-square-foot ...
Aflac still writing off Europe investment losses
Investment losses are piling up for supplemental insurer Aflac as the company continues to sell off risky stakes in European nations.
“Extraordinary RM4bn investment” for Penang?
Some questions have been raised about a so-called “extraordinary RM4bn investment” for Penang. First off, I think we shouldn’t get too excited about FDI figures and use them as the key benchmark to measure economic success. We should look at qualitative aspects as well. We need to consider the impact on employment, the environment, and long-term sustainability. Is the investment beneficial to ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: CNH Global, Bunge, CF Industries, Tractor Supply and The Andersons
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: CNH Global, Bunge, CF Industries, Tractor Supply and The Andersons
Portsmouth man facing investment fraud charge
A once wealthy Portsmouth investment adviser who lived in a mansion overlooking his private yacht has been arraigned on charges of defrauding a local man of nearly $2 million.
Investment Ohio offers tax break
A proposal by Gov. John Kasich to reward investors in Ohio businesses with a tax break is getting good reviews locally. "For too many years, the amount of investment made in Ohio ...
Student investment fund pays off
CARBONDALE - Success is creating opportunity for the students who manage the Saluki Student Investment Fund.
Investment phenomenon and the Fitch upgrade
TWO things are happening that have not happened for a very long time in our country. These two things have remained unnoticed by most media commentators because they are so eager to dwell on either of two subjects they think readers and audiences love: criticism of the Aquino administration’s failings or defending the President and [...]
Sri Lanka says has secured $1.2 billion tourism investment
Sri Lanka's tourism industry has secured $1.2 billion foreign investment this year due to a post-war tourism boom and has raised its investment target to $3 billion within the next five years, an official said on Friday.
Zacks Investment Research: Equity Market Anomalies for June 24, 2011
CHICAGO, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks Investment Research presents their newest list of stocks featured in their weekly Equity Market Anomalies, which describe how to profit from stock market opportunities. The stocks in this article focus on the profitable Value style anomaly. Stocks include: American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG ), MetLife , Inc. (NYSE: MET ), Deutsche Bank AG ...
Investment Bankers Can Learn From Stand-Up Comedians
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Screening for Actionable Investment Ideas
BALTIMORE (Stockpickr) -- Regardless of your strategy, the ability to generate investment ideas is a skill that's always in demand. Fund managers, market strategists and professional traders live or die by their ability to take advantage of attractive trading opportunities on a consistent basis. And being a retail investor isn't much different. To see consistent growth in your portfolio, you've ...
Clare plan paves way for €2bn energy investment
PROVISION FOR a €2 billion investment in renewable energy including a €900 million pumped-storage hydroelectricity plant is to be included in the Clare county development plan which will be published today.
ORENCO Hydropower Vice Chairman Mark Matousek Compares Renewable Energy Investment Opportunities at Clean & Green ...
ORENCO Hydropower Vice Chairman Mark Matousek, a featured panelist at the recent Clean & Green Investment Forum in San Francisco, reviewed recent studies comparing the levelized cost of energy for renewable energy, fossil generation and nuclear generation options. His discussion included the advantages of incremental hydropower (adding power to existing dams and waterways). Highlights included ...
Equity REITs as Part of a Long-Term Investment Plan
Resilience makes equity REITs an attractive component of a long-term strategy.