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Foreign investment in India jumps 300%
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into India jumped more 300 percent in June to $5.65 billion, the second highest monthly inflow in the last 11 years, official data showed Monday.
Is violence in Mexico affecting foreign investment? No, say recent reports.
The reports suggest that, despite what might seem like common sense, investment in dangerous pockets of Mexico is up.
Walter Investment Management Corp. Announces Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Walter Investment Management Corp. today announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011.
Cleveland Browns’ Lerner to Get Fund Investment Back, Delaware Judge Rules
Billionaire Randy Lerner, owner of the National Football League’s Cleveland Browns, is entitled to immediately recover the remainder of his $40 million investment in a hedge fund that had refused to say where the money was invested, a judge ruled.
Angel Investment Network Sees Increased Venture Capital Funding this Quarter
Despite the current economy's ups and downs, angel investment in 2011 looks to remain strong, with potential increases in venture capital funding in Q3 2011.(PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Angel Investment Network has reported a positive trend despite the recent shakeups in the global markets with trends that are starting to counter this. And in the midst of this, more business people than ever before ...
Natcan Investment Management Announces the Second Offering of the Natcan QSSP II Investment Fund, Series 2011
MONTREAL, QUEBEC-- - National Bank Financial Group
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
10 Bizarre Investment Strategies
There are plenty of options for people who’d prefer to avoid traditional plans—but tread carefully.
Walter Investment Shares Popped: What You Need to Know
Is this meaningful? Or just another movement?
Investment Tips in a Volatile Economy
The 'smart money' invests in alternative strategies like hedge funds. Should you?
Einhorn restructures Mets investment
Hedge-fund titan David Einhorn has restructured his $200 million investment in the New York Mets in order to win opposition from the team's bank lenders and pave the way for the deal to close by the end of the month, the New York Post reported Tuesday.
Chinese Investment Grows in New York City
China is urging investment in New York and elsewhere to diversify its foreign holdings, develop business partners and improve its international leverage.
Chinese Investment Grows in New York City
China is urging investment in New York and elsewhere to diversify its foreign holdings, develop business partners and improve its international leverage.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: McDonald's, Dollar Tree, Perrigo Company and Philip Morris International
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: McDonald's, Dollar Tree, Perrigo Company and Philip Morris International
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Seven Investment Strategies to Defy a Downturn
To survive upticks and downturns, follow this guide to long-term returns and peace of mind.
Peru eyes doubling oil and gas investment
LIMA (Reuters) - Peru hopes to aggressively pursue oil and gas investment in the next five years by encouraging exploratory drilling and creating a stable environment for investors, the new oil agency head said on Wednesday.
4 costly investment mistakes
A market like this one is difficult enough without accidentally adding risk to your portfolio. But a little knowledge and perspective can help you stay calm and avoid big blunders.
BoI plans investment conference in China
ISLAMABAD: Chairman, Board of Investment, Saleem H. Mandviwalla, has said that the representation of trade and industry in investment promotion forums should be enhanced, and the BoI was willing to partner with each other to promote foreign investment and trade in the country.
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. Announces Portfolio Composition Following Initial Public Offering
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. (NYSE: MITT) (the "Company”) today announced that it has substantially completed the deployment of the capital that it raised both in its initial public offering and its concurrent private placement, together which closed on July 6, 2011 and through the exercise of the underwriters’ overallotment option, which closed on July 20, 2011. In connection with those ...
Citadel Said to Be in Discussions to Sell Investment Bank, Shut Research
Ken Griffin is in talks to sell his investment bank and is shutting the equity-research group of his securities unit, ending a three-year effort to build a business he said would rival Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) , according to two people briefed on the move.
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
DealBook: Citadel Looks to Sell Investment Bank, Shuts Down Equity Research
The moves would bring to a close an ambitious, multimillion-dollar bet placed by Kenneth C. Griffin's hedge fund in the aftermath of the financial crisis.
Canada Pension Plan seeks investment opportunity in depressed market
TORONTO - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board says it hopes to take advantage of weak stock and credit markets by finding bargains and ramping up its private investments in infrastructure, real estate and other sectors.
Your Expensive Private College Wasn't a Good Investment
In their August issue, Smart Money released their annual, very practical college rankings. They do it by return on tuition investment. While Ivy Leagues did predictably well, the rankings also confirmed the worst stereotypes about non-Ivy league private colleges: they're hideously expensive and, to say it delicately, aren't the greatest investment:
Apollo Investment Corporation Adopts Stock Repurchase Plan
Apollo Investment Corporation (the "Company) (NASDAQ-GS: AINV) announced today that it has adopted a plan for the purpose of repurchasing up to $200 ...
Dogmatic investment approach inappropriate
The investment industry needs to move beyond a dogmatic approach to strategy.
DealBook: Citadel Chief Gives Up Dream for Investment Bank
Kenneth C. Griffin, the founder of Citadel, has had troubles with his investment bank division from its beginning in 2008 and is now seeking to sell it.
DealBook: Citadel Chief Gives Up Dream for Investment Bank
Kenneth C. Griffin, the founder of Citadel, has had troubles with his investment bank division from its beginning in 2008 and is now seeking to sell it.
Rathbone Investment - Form 8.3 - Holidaybreak Plc
Rathbone Investment - Form 8.3 - Holidaybreak Plc
Zacks Investment Management Celebrates the 7 Year Anniversary of Their Dividend Strategy
Zacks Investment Management is proud to have recently celebrated the seven year anniversary of their Large Cap Value strategy the Zacks Dividend Strategy. Â Over the last seven years, this strategy has been an integral part of a client's overall allocation for the clients in Zacks' private client group.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Personal Finance Daily: 5 investment strategies to help you sleep
Given all the tumult, how can we add more sheep to our evenings?, Dave Kansas asks today in his SmartMoney column. Ultimately, a smart, long-term investment strategy should enable us to weather — and even take advantage — of these kinds of storms, he writes.
Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Passes Through 6% Yield Mark
According to Dividend Channel, in trading on Friday, shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRE) were yielding above the 6% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.74), with the stock changing hands as low as $27.51 on the day. Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of ...
Investment Properties Are A Great Way To Generate Profit If You Can Identify The Top Risks Involved
Real estate investment ventures have been known to have the power to bring profit to people that exceeds what one would otherwise be able to earn through other forms of investments.
The Battered Investment Class Has No Confidence in Markets, Companies, Banks, Governments
Over the past ten years investors have been battered by the dotcom bubble(off over 50%), 9/11 (off over 25%), the credit crisis bubble(off 50%), the crash of commodities(down 25%) and now the government debt downgrade  together with  a dire European sovereign debt crisis(down 20-25%). Nor have we ever gotten back to the all-time peak of the Dow Jones industrial average of 1410, set in October ...
Early investment 'critical' for vulnerable children
The National Council of Women NZ (NCWNZ) has welcomed the new campaign "1000 days to get it right for every child", which was launched today by coalition group Every Child Counts.
Abbot risks foreign investment- Shorten
The Federal Govt has accused Tony Abbott of endangering foreign investment by backing farmers over miners.
Namibia: New Investment Management Company Launched
A new quantitative investment management company specialising in portfolio and risk management of institutional, pension, provident fund and retail assets was officially launched in the capital this week.
Scam Watch: Foreign currency, selling gold, investment schemes
Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto-Dominion Bank and UMB Financial
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto-Dominion Bank and UMB Financial
Business Or Investment?
Tax law contains many important distinctions.  One of the classics is between business and investment.  Which side of the line you're on has a major impact on your taxes.  Often, you and the IRS will have contrary incentives. If you've just made a pile of money on a big land deal or stock trade, you want to be an investor not a dealer in the business.  Investors get capital gain treatment ...
Jefferies Expands Global Industrial Investment Banking
NEW YORK & LONDON & FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Jefferies today announced the appointment of Thomas Fetzer as a Managing Director in the Global Industrials Group responsible for coverage of capital ...
Wells Fargo hires 25 Citadel investment bankers
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC said it is hiring 25 investment bankers from hedge-fund Citadel Securities, including its head Brian Maier. The agreement also involves the transfer of Citadel's related banking business to Wells Fargo. Further terms of the transaction weren't disclosed. Shares were up 1.3% at $24.45 in recent premarket trading.
5 Ways to Gauge Investment Risk
Using a variety of measures can give you a more complete picture of risk in your portfolio.
Investment firm to buy Dean Foods dairy plant
Investment firm OpenGate Capital said Monday that it plans to buy a Wisconsin dairy processing plant from Dean Foods Co.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
US foreign investment balance shrunk in June
The US balance on incoming long-term foreign investment shrunk in June as the political showdown over the country's debt ceiling intensified, Treasury Department data showed Monday.