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Zimbabwe: Government Crafting New Investment Laws
GOVERNMENT is working on investment promotion and protection legislation as part of reforms to lure foreign investors to help rebuild the economy.
IHRSA Applauds Introduction of Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act of 2011
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) announced today its enthusiastic support of the recently re-introduced Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act of 2011 (H.R. 2649)—lauding the legislation as an important component in promoting primary prevention as a means of controlling America’s health care costs. Roughly $76.6 billion are spent each year on health care ...
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Informa Investment Solutions Expands Senior Sales Team: Names Liza Litzow SVP of Strategic Client Solutions
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Informa Investment Solutions (IIS), a division of Informa plc (LSE: INF) and a leading supplier of software and solutions for the investment industry, today announced ...
Business : UAE plans investment promotion centres
ABU DHABI — The UAE has prepared a consolidated investment map to attract foreign investment into the country and in this regard have planned to set up four investment promotion centers in UK, Spain, Italy and South Korea by year-end to market nation’s investment potential.
Chimera Investment Corporation Reports Core EPS for the 2nd Quarter 2011 of $0.14 Per Share
Chimera Investment Corporation today reported Core Earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 of $145.6 million or $0.14 per average share as compared to Core Earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 of $142.8 million or $0.19 per average share and Core Earnings for the quarter ended March 31, 2011 of $153.5 or $0.15 per average share. “Core Earnings” is a non-GAAP measure that ...
Gladstone Investment Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2011
Gladstone Investment Corporation today announced earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. Â All per share references are per basic and diluted weighted average common share outstanding, unless noted otherwise.
SEC Accuses Investment Group That Lured College Basketball Coaches of Fraud
Federal securities regulators in Texas on Monday accused a Houston area investment group that counted big name college basketball coaches like Texas Tech’s Billy Gillispie and Arizona’s Lute Olson as investors of securities fraud on Monday.The Securities & Exchange Commission filed a civil lawsuit against Brian Bjork, J. David Financial Group, Select Asset Management and the estate of Joel David ...
Rehab investment teams see little action in June
JUNE WAS a sluggish month for the Rehab Investment Race, with none of the five teams in the charity investment race seeing their investments move by more than 1 or 2 per cent.
Investment Engine Limited Trading Update
DOUGLAS, Isle of Man--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Investment Engine Limited is providing a trading update as of 1st August 2011 Investment Engine Limited (FWB:IEN) has built its infrastructure (legal, regulatory, ...
Rathbone Investment - Form 8.3 - Holidaybreak PLC
Rathbone Investment - Form 8.3 - Holidaybreak PLC
Bankers Investment - Total Voting Rights
Bankers Investment - Total Voting Rights
VectorLearning Completes $24 Million Investment from LLR Partners to Support Continued Growth & Acquisitions
Leading online education provider VectorLearning has received funding from private equity firm LLR Partners.Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 VectorLearning, a leading online continuing education provider which operates under the brands RedVector and Care2Learn, recently received a growth equity investment from Philadelphia-based private equity firm LLR Partners (“LLR”). LLR has over $1.4 ...
There Is No Perfect Investment
Looking for the perfect investment resembles the search for the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
There Is No Perfect Investment
As the media frenzy around the debt ceiling talks continues to raise the hackles of even the most self-possessed investors, the lure of finding the so-called "perfect" investment has become increasingly ...
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Discover The Top Holdings For Thompson Investment Portfolio Managers; Exclusive Interview Identifies Investing ...
67 WALL STREET, New York - July 29, 2011 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Investing Strategies Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with Money Managers. The full issue is available by calling (212) 952-7433 or via The Wall Street ...
President Claims Investment Climate Improving
MOSCOW — The investment climate in Russia is changing for the better, President Dmitry Medvedev said at a meeting with state court justices Tuesday.
Virtus Investment Partners Announces Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. , which operates a multi-manager asset management business, today reported that operating income, as adjusted, for the second quarter of 2011 increased 96 percent from the second quarter of 2010, and operating margin, as adjusted, improved to 28 percent, as continued robust mutual fund sales and higher positive net flows drove a 33 percent increase in assets ...
Continued Influx of Foreign Investors Spikes Sales for Memphis Investment Properties
Memphis Investment Properties' First-Half 2011 Sales Point to Record Year for 30-Year-Old CompanyMemphis, TN (PRWEB) August 03, 2011 On track for a banner year in the company’s 30-year history, Memphis Investment Properties sold 49 homes during the first quarter and 51 during the second quarter for a total of 100 homes in the first-half of 2011. The majority of these sales have been to out-of ...
DC Plan Investment Council Elects Board Members Black, Davis, Gannon, O’Shaughnessy, and Rieck
The DC Plan Investment Council elects Tim Black, Jim O'Shaughnessy, Patrick Rieck, Steve Davis, and Matt Gannon to its first Executive BoardEast Granby, CT (PRWEB) August 03, 2011 On July 18, 2011, the DC Plan Investment Council elected its first Executive Board. Two rounds of voting led to the election of Timothy J. Black, AIF® (Senior Vice President, Mosse and Mosse Associates), Jim O ...
What is an investment trust?
To the initiated, investment trusts offer investors a wealth of benefits. But in the pooled fund world they are still often viewed as the slightly complex, neglected cousin of unit trusts and Oeics.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Green Tech Investment Plummets In Second Quarter
U.S. venture capital investment in green technology plunged 44% in the second quarter to $1.1 billion from the record set in the second quarter of 2010, according to a report issued Wednesday by Ernst & Young.Investment rose 8%, however, from the first quarter of 2011. The number of deals in the second quarter fell 12% to 68 compared to the year-ago quarter.“Clean tech financing levels remain ...
Investment bank Evolution reveals bid approach
LONDON (Reuters) - Evolution Group has received a bid approach, the investment bank and broker said Wednesday, marking continued consolidation in an industry weakened by a slump in financial markets. Shares ...
Federal Realty Investment Trust Announces Second Quarter 2011 Operating Results
Federal Realty Investment Trust today reported operating results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2011.
Forestry Investment Trust Looks To Raise $50 Million In Uruguay Listing
BUENOS AIRES -(Dow Jones)- Forestry investment trust Bosques del Uruguay aims to raise $50 million this week by listing shares on the Montevideo Stock Exchange in the first transaction of its kind on the Uruguayan financial market.
Investment Technology Group Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results
Investment Technology Group, Inc. , a leading agency research broker and financial technology firm, today reported results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011.
Draganfly Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Draganfly Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Pyrrho Investment - Form 8.3 - MWB Group Holdings plc
Pyrrho Investment - Form 8.3 - MWB Group Holdings plc
Investment from China is welcome: Minister
CHINESE investment in Australian farms and infrastructure should be welcomed as ''a wonderful opportunity'' for Australia and its rural communities, said the Minister for Trade, Craig Emerson.
China investment welcome: Minister
Investment in Australian farms and infrastructure should be welcomed as ''a wonderful opportunity''.
Gulf Investment Corporation issues $253m Sukuk
Gulf Investment Corporation GSC, Kuwait issues RM750 million (USD253 million) Five Year Sukuk under its 20-year RM3.5 billion (USD1.18 billion) Sukuk Wakalah bi Istithmar Medium Term Notes Programme
Investment consultants urge calm amid market woes
News headlines scream that the stock market is plunging. What does that mean for the average investor? Should you rush to sell? "Unless you're a block of ice, you have a lot of emotional reactions to this kind of...
S&P confirms Ireland's investment grade
DUBLIN, Aug 5 - Standard & Poor's confirmed Ireland's investment-grade rating on Friday, weeks after rival credit agency Moody's cut it to junk, and signaled Dublin might be able to return to debt markets in late 2013.
Institute for Health Technology Transformation Announces iHT2 Health Technology Innovation & Investment Forum in New ...
The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today that they will be hosting the iHT2 Health Technology Innovation & Investment Forum in New York City, September 20th at The Westin New York at Times Square.New York, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today that they will be hosting the iHT2 Health Technology Innovation ...
Firm Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation Announces Second Quarter Results
TORONTO, ONTARIO-- - Firm Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation , today released its financial statements for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011.
Care Investment Trust Inc. to Host Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call
NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Care Investment Trust Inc. (OTCQX: CVTR) ("Care" or the "Company"), a real estate investment and finance company that invests in healthcare-related real estate, today announced that it will release second quarter 2011 financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, August 9, 2011. The Company will host a conference call on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, at ...
Investment that's blowing in the wind
investing in wind farms is more than hot air. It's a chance to use your cash to make a difference, while hopefully making a profit. But it's an investment where returns are at risk, not least from the vagaries of British weather. If the wind doesn't blow hard enough, the wind farm can't generate alternative energy or profits.
Africa investment urged to boost world economy
With an ailing US economy, European debt battles and Japan rebuilding after a crisis, investors should be looking south -- to Africa, the head of the African Development Bank said.
US fund Blackstone plans two big German wind farms
The US investment fund Blackstone plans to invest several billion euros in German wind farms, as the biggest economy in Europe will need the energy when it abandons nuclear power by 2022.
Investment portfolios: Build one without a broker?
Investment portfoliso can be managed without relying on a broker. Answer No. 6 in reader mailbag shows where to start reading for a do-it-yourself investment portfolios.
Announcing "Investing for Financial Security" - New Investment Training Classes With Investment Strategies For These ...
Trader Training Schools introduces "Investing for Financial Security", a new investment training course with investment strategies for these economic times. Our country places a high priority on education, however, our youth exit high school and college with little knowledge of how to invest money with a big picture view of how to create financial security. Most people are ill-equipped to deal ...
Walter Wild Gives Sound Investment Advise Through the Application of Financial and Psychological Knowledge
A New Book on Winning Investment Decisions Provides Secure Ways of Protecting and Increasing SavingsWaimanalo, HI (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Psychologist, investment advisor, and author Walter F. Wild gives readers sound advice on savings and investment through his newest book Winning Investment Decisions. The book provides a psychological and financial perspective on investment strategy and market ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Carbo Ceramics, Lululemon, Huntsmen and Travelzoo
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Carbo Ceramics, Lululemon, Huntsmen and Travelzoo
Dubai investment firm vows to repay $4B in debt
A Dubai government conglomerate that controls some of the emirate's industrial powerhouses will repay in full $4 billion worth of debt coming due this month, the city-state vowed Monday in a move that could reassure investors worried about the strength of the world economy.
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 company IT spending to show regional shift in bank strategies
Investment banks are increasing their IT spending at a faster rate in Asia-Pacific as the region's economies grow in their importance on the global stage.