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Investment Tips for the Accident-Prone - Review
Two new personal finance books are intended to keep investors from tripping over their own feet.
Church of England threatens to pull News Corp investment
LONDON (Reuters) - The Church of England has threatened to pull its $6 million investment in Rupert Murdoch's News Corp over the phone hacking scandal at its News of the World paper.
Hanley Investment Group Awarded Exclusive Listing to Sell 500,000 SF Shopping Center Portfolio
Orange County - IRVINE, CALIF. – Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, one of the most dominant retail investment groups in the western United States and a market leader in the sale of retail properties, announced today that the firm is now marketing for sale a portfolio of four shopping centers in southern California in Hawaiian Gardens, Lancaster, Mission Viejo and Oxnard.
Australian Dollar Stable as Home Loans Slow, Investment Lending Rises
The Australian dollar was relatively unchanged after May reports of Australia’s housing data. A recovery in investment lending for real estate was countered by weaker housing loans.
Treasury Investment Growth Receipts (TIGRs)
Treasury bonds that have had their interest payments stripped off and have been repacked as zero-coupon bonds, possibly with varying maturities.
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT)
A security composed of real estate stocks that trades similar to a stock. Currently, REITs are taxed differently than other income from stocks realized as capital gains.
Investment Newsletters
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Investment Horizon
The length of time an investor plans to hold a portfolio before using the generated income. 
Investment Grade Corporate Bond Funds
Funds that invest primarily in corporate bonds that are rated higher than Baa by Moody’s or BBB by Standard & Poors. 
Oikocredit USA Names Sharlene Brown National Director
Microfinance investment vehicle Oikocredit names social investment and microfinance expert Sharlene Brown as the National Director of its USA headquarters.Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 As Oikocredit USA seeks to expand its mission in this country, it has named Sharlene Brown as the new National Director. Brown, a social investor and microfinance expert, will help position Oikocredit USA ...
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
East Africa: New Future At Uganda Investment Authority With Kigozi Exit
Uganda Investment Authority Chairman, Mr Patrick Bitature, is presiding over an organization-wide restructuring and the anticipation of new management at the investment promotion agency where the popular Dr Maggie Kigozi recently exited as executive director. He spoke to Peter Nyanzi:
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Five Tips for 401(k) Investment Success
If you suffer from workplace investing paralysis, follow these steps to move forward.
The Benefits Of An Investment Club
Dont want to be a passive investor? Discover how investment clubs allow you to take control of your portfolio.
Investment firm buys La Cañada Flintridge Town Center
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE - A Los Angeles investment firm has purchased La Cañada Flintridge Town Center for more than $40 million.
Bob Shallit: Folsom investment adviser launches new mutual fund
A Folsom investment advisory firm has a big new backer – and a major change in strategy.
Social Media Archiving Meets the Back Office - a Cloud Computing Solution for Registered Investment Advisors
Arkovi and WinWeb announce integrated partnership bringing CRM, social media archiving and operations into one solution for registered investment advisors.Dover, OH (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 BMRW & Associates, Inc. (Arkovi), the premier financial services solution for social media archiving, compliance and monitoring, is now integrated into WinWeb's RIA Office Cloud, a complete back office solution ...
Energy investment to be unveiled
The government is to unveil plans for £110bn of investment in electricity generation in a new energy white paper.
Uzurp Registered Investment Advisor Database Tops 36,000 Firms
Uzurp.com, an online tool for researching Registered Investment Advisors and Broker Dealers, has now surpassed 36,000 companies in their database.Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 Uzurp.com announces that they have now topped 36,000 firms in their Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) database and more than 5,000 companies in their Broker Dealer database. Since the database’s launch, a year ago ...
Charles Schwab Investment Management Expands Executive Team With Three New Appointments
The Charles Schwab Corporation today announced three new leaders within Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. (CSIM), the investment advisor to Schwab and Laudus Funds. Omar Aguilar ...
NetDNA® CDN Completes Latest Funding Round Led by Investment Firm Chelsea Management, Inc.
NetDNA.com completes latest funding round with Los Angeles based billion dollar Private Equity fund.Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 NetDNA.com, a leading Los Angeles-based content delivery network (CDN), announced today that it has completed its latest funding round led by Los Angeles based investment firm Chelsea Management, Inc., with over $1 Billion under management.“The Chelsea ...
The One Investment You Don't Need
If you have a “structured note” in any of your investment portfolios, please read this commentary. If you don’t, congratulations – you’ve avoided an opaque, illiquid, costly, and tax-inefficient investment.At Sanibel Captiva Trust, we don't put structured notes in client accounts. However, we’ve seen several accounts transfer in with them, and the industry sold over $50 billion of these ...
Transwestern Investment Company announces its new name, Pearlmark Real Estate Partners, and Chicago headquarters ...
Real Estate principal firm, Transwestern Investment Company, recently announced its new name, Pearlmark Real Estate Partners. This new branding and headquarters relocation marks the end of its affiliation with Texas-based Transwestern and reflects a management-led buyout that closed at year-end 2010.Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 Real Estate principal firm, Transwestern Investment Company ...
Ireland Loses Investment Grade as Moody’s Cuts Debt to Ba1
Ireland’s credit rating was cut to below investment grade by Moody’s Investors Service, joining Portugal and Greece to become the third euro-area country to be lowered to junk.
S&P gives investment-grade rating to AMC Networks
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said Tuesday that it has assigned its lowest investment-grade corporate credit rating to cable network company AMC Networks Inc., following its spin-off from Cablevision Systems Corp.
An Investment Strategy Based on Ancient History
By Keith Roberts Knowledge of history can be of real practical use, even in business. Ancient history has helped me better understand the difference between fundamental and incremental change in our own age, and that has led me to better focus my company’s investment decisions.My interest in ancient business began when in frustration at the antiquated business practices of my small manufacturing ...
US investment banks expect lower trading results
TAKING THE PULSE: A confluence of concerns -- from European debt uncertainty to weak U.S. housing to questions about growth in Asia -- weighed on the markets in the second quarter, and as a consequence, on bank revenues from trading activities.
Investment baby reaps tidy profit with Iluka
Like mineral sands through the hourglass, so rose the value of Mirrabooka Investments' stake in Iluka Resources over the past year - so much so that it had to take a profit on $6.5 million worth of stock.
China property investment slows in June under tightening
Property investment growth cools for first time this year. 13 Jul 2011 1:57 PM
Is That Investment Right For Me?
Make sure new investments fit with your overall financial plan and goals.
Is That Investment Right For Me?
I'm often asked if a particular stock or mutual fund is a good investment. But unless the person asking the question is a client, the answer is always "It depends."
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Google, Baidu, Motorola Mobility and Apple
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Google, Baidu, Motorola Mobility and Apple
GM Pursues Investment in Midwest
The investment at both the Toledo and Bedford plants will help GM supply cars with eAssist
Business : Masdar Capital to make second investment from DB Masdar
ABU DHABI - Masdar Capital, the investment arm of Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company or Masdar, which manages global assets worth $540 million, is planning to make its second investment from its DB Masdar Clean Tech Fund-II.
Is Your Investment Adviser Earning His Keep? Part 2: Your Adviser's Pay Structure
Welcome back.In my previous post on assessing your adviser, we discussed the scope of your investment agreement and your adviser’s communication skills and style.Now I’d like to address the more prickly issue of your adviser’s pay structure.Some people have asked me if investment advisers charge like lawyers do, with the clock ticking all the time and every single photo copy charged out to a ...
How Geared Is Your Investment Trust?
Here at the Fool, we're fairly big fans of investment trusts. Put it this way: as collective investments go, we'd generally prefer to put our money into an closed-end investment trust rather than ...
Clean Energy Investment Rises 22% on Solar Boom, New Energy Says
New investment in clean energy rose 22 percent from a year ago to $41.7 billion in the second quarter following a jump in funding for solar thermal power plants, Bloomberg New Energy Finance said.
JPMorgan Investment Bank Profits by Slashing Pay
(Updated with more information on compensation) NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- JPMorgan Chase's investment banking unit surprised analyst expectations during the second quarter, with the fixed income trading showing a milder drop than estimated despite a challenging macro-economic environment. Net income from investment banking operations dropped 13% to $2.05 billion from $2.37 billion in the first ...
Hartco Announces Investment in ScreenScape
Hartco Inc. announced a $6 million investment in ScreenScape Networks Inc.Montreal, Quebec - Charlottetown, PE (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 Hartco Inc. announced a $6 million investment in ScreenScape Networks Inc. (“ScreenScape”), an online service for engaging audiences in public places through the use of Internet-enabled digital displays.Hartco Inc. ...
JPMorgan investment bank has surprise gains in 2Q
JPMorgan Chase surprised Wall Street Thursday with a sharp increase in investment banking income at a time when other banks are warning of layoffs because of a slowdown in trading.
Investment bankers risk losing jobs after European bank bonus crackdown
Investment bankers are still smarting from Europe's crackdown on bonuses, and not just because this year's cash rewards were smaller than before -- many now risk losing their jobs as a result of these very reforms.
China Foreign Investment Rises to $60.9 Billion as Companies Woo Consumers
Foreign direct investment in China rose 18.4 percent in the first half of the year as companies such as Nestle SA (NESN) and Ford Motor Co. boosted their presence in the world’s fastest-growing major economy.
China’s Foreign Investment Rises as Companies Woo Consumers
Foreign direct investment in China rose 18.4 percent in the first half of the year as companies such as Nestle SA and Ford Motor Co. boosted their presence in the world’s fastest-growing major economy.
Growth in foreign investment in China slows
Growth in China's foreign direct investment slowed further in June as the government tried to cool its overheated economy, data showed Friday.
China's H1 foreign direct investment up 18.4%
Foreign direct investment in China soared 18.4 percent from a year earlier in the first half, the government said Friday, suggesting confidence in the world's second largest economy was still strong.
China Foreign Investment Climbs as Companies Woo Consumers
Foreign direct investment in China rose 18.4 percent in the first half of the year as companies such as Nestle SA and Ford Motor Co. boosted their presence in the world’s fastest-growing major economy.
Foreign investment in China slows
Foreign direct investment in to China slows as the government tries to rein in growth.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Hecla Mining Co, Coeu d'Alene Corp, Pan American Silver and Aurico Gold
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Hecla Mining Co, Coeu d'Alene Corp, Pan American Silver and Aurico Gold