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Richard Fyers: NZ needs to make it easier for investment by Chinese
While foreign investment can be risky, it can also help add value, writes Richard Fyers I was recently approached for advice about the purchase of farmland by Chinese. My Kiwi inquirer said his friends wanted to buy a dairy farm...
Investment bank staff facing jobs cull at UBS
Investment banking staff will be in the front line after UBS became the latest financial giant to unveil thousands of job losses.
Business investment set to hit record low amid fears for UK growth
Business investment in Britain is heading for its lowest level on record, according to Barclays Capital, raising concerns about a key plank of the Government's growth strategy.
Change taxation and relax the rules to boost UK business investment
British companies are full of cash but their investment spending seems to be draining away, undermining hopes for a sustainable recovery.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Family Dollar Stores, Wal-Mart, AutoZone, Hasbro and General Mills
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Family Dollar Stores, Wal-Mart, AutoZone, Hasbro and General Mills
Housing top priority: Iraq investment chief
New housing is Iraq's top priority in terms of attracting foreign investment, the country's investment chief told AFP on Wednesday, as authorities seek to alleviate major residential shortfalls.
Outside the Box: The one investment you don’t need
If don’t have a “structured note” in any of your investment portfolios, congratulations — you’ve avoided an opaque, illiquid, costly, and tax-inefficient investment.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
MarketWatch First Take: Buffett’s BofA investment is the new TARP
The Troubled Asset Relief Program is dead, but Warren Buffett’s rescue program is still in tact, as Berkshire Hathaway’s $5 billion investment in Bank of America shows, says Steve Goldstein.
Investment group proposes purchase of local Yankees management rights
An investment group led by an area ophthalmologist is proposing to purchase the management rights for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yank­ees for $15 million in a last-minute attempt to scuttle the planned sale of the Triple-A baseball franchise to SWB Yankees LLC.
Canada clients less happy with investment advisers
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian full-service investment firms have a lot of room for improvement when it comes to communicating with their clients, who are, on average, less satisfied with their firms than they were a year ago, according to a study released on Thursday.
U.N. report urges water sector investment
UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- A minimal global investment could reduce water scarcity and halve the number of people without access to safe drinking water worldwide, a U.N. report says.
Buffett’s BofA Investment Is Latest to Capitalize on Wall Street Weakness
The deal follows Buffett’s investments in Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) in 2008 and Salomon Inc. in 1987. In the Bank of America agreement, Berkshire gets preferred shares with a yield that’s more than 10 times greater than the lender’s common stock dividend and warrants that allow Buffett to profit from gains in the share price.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: New Gold, Randgold Resources, Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners and ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: New Gold, Randgold Resources, Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners and Deutsche Bank AG Double Gold
Draganfly Investment - Result of AGM
Draganfly Investment - Result of AGM
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Warren Buffet's BofA investment: A 'bad omen'?
The legendary businessman pumps $5 billion into the struggling banking giant, triggering fears of another Wall Street bailout
Zacks Investment Research Highlights Commodity ETF's, Diversified Bond, and Legg Mason Mutual Funds
Zacks Investment Research highlights commodity ETF's SLV and AGQ in this week's ETF commentary along with Diversified Bond and Legg Mason mutual funds in Best of Fund and Best of Fund Family commentary. Â
Investment Advice for Doctors: First, Do No Harm
They take eight or so years off from the world to do nothing but learn how to be doctors, then receive a six-figure annual paycheck with no real idea of what to do with it.
Investment Advice for Doctors: First, Do No Harm
They take eight or so years off from the world to do nothing but learn how to be doctors, then receive a six-figure annual paycheck with no real idea of what to do with it.
Investment bankers suffer as UBS sheds 3,500 staff
Swiss banking firm's cuts to fall heavily on investment and European wealth management, of which UK may lose 300 jobs Swiss banking firm UBS has become the latest bank to cut thousands of jobs around the world, although Britain will escape the brunt of the cuts. Zürich-based UBS, which employs 65,000 people worldwide, said on Tuesday it was cutting 3,500 jobs, with the investment banking and ...
For investors chasing a secure investment, gold is not the silver bullet
Hear that pop? It’s the price of gold bursting.
$5b investment in Bank of America
US billionaire Warren Buffett has announced he will invest $5 billion in beleaguered Bank of America Corp.
Cypriot investment in Greece is on the slide
Cypriot investment in Greece is on the decline, and not just in regards to direct investments, but also to repatriated profits from subsidiaries of Greek companies on Cyprus (after paying tax there).
For investors chasing a secure investment, gold is not the silver bullet
Hear that pop? It's the price of gold bursting.
Citigroup Targets Indonesia Investment Banking
Citigroup Inc. (C) , stung by a crackdown on its wealth management unit in Indonesia, expects corporate and investment banking to account for a larger share of revenue in the country as companies buoyed by economic growth raise capital and make acquisitions.
Citigroup Targets Indonesia Investment Banking After Crackdown
Citigroup Inc., stung by a crackdown on its wealth management unit in Indonesia, expects corporate and investment banking to account for a larger share of revenue in the country as companies buoyed by economic growth raise capital and make acquisitions.
Renewables Investment Breaks Records
Global investment in renewable power and fuels set a new record in 2010, according to a new analysis commissioned by UNEP's Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE) from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Investment hit $211 billion last year, up 32 percent from a revised $160 billion in 2009, and nearly five and a half times the figure achieved as recently as 2004.
MGIC Investment Shares Popped: What You Need to Know
Is this meaningful? Or just another movement?
LifeSci Advisors Announces Investment Opinion on A.P. Pharma Inc.
LifeSci Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of investment research and investor relations services in ...
Managing Wealth Globally Across Asset Classes - Todd Millay - Choate Investment Advisors
67 WALL STREET, New York - August 29, 2011 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its TWST 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 Equity Analysts and Money Managers. The full issue is available by calling (212) 952-7433 or ...
Exclusive Interview With The Managing Director Of Choate Investment Advisors; Mr. Todd Millay Explains His Investment ...
67 WALL STREET, New York - August 29, 2011 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its TWST 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 Equity Analysts and Money Managers. The full issue is available by calling (212) 952-7433 or ...
Fortress Investment Group Shares Surged: What You Need to Know
Is this meaningful? Or just another movement?
Investment banks brace for Q3 fee pain
Investment banks are on course for their worst third quarter of revenues since 2003, according to new data prepared for Financial News, after activity in Europe and North America slumped to historic lows in August.
Poland’s Economy Grows Faster Than Forecast as Investment Offsets Demand
Poland’s economy grew faster in the second quarter than economists estimated as investment growth outweighed slowing consumer demand.
Investment banks brace for Q3 fee pain
Investment banks are on course for their worst third quarter of revenues since 2003, according to new data prepared for Financial News, after activity in Europe and North America slumped to historic lows in August.
Draganfly Investment - Dealing by investment manager
Draganfly Investment - Dealing by investment manager
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Ascent Investment Partners Appoints Director of Research
Ascent Investment Partners, a fast growing fixed-income investment manager, today announced the appointment of Brian Tournier as the firm's Director of Research. Â An industry veteran with approximately 20 years of experience in research and analysis, Tournier joins Ascent from Stern Brothers & Co. in St.
My Worst Investment Decision
A bad investment helps a Fool refine his philosophy.
Is Fortress Investment Group the Perfect Stock?
Finding companies that have all the right stuff can produce winners.
Care Investment Trust Inc. Announces Resignation of Director
Care Investment Trust Inc. , a real estate investment and finance company that invests in healthcare-related real estate, today announced that on August 25, 2011, Flint D. Besecker tendered his resignation as a member of the board of directors of the Company and the committee on which he served.
Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Acquires Olney Village Center for $58.0 Million
Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRIT) (NYSE: WRE) has acquired a 199,000 square ...
Factbox - Exxon deal latest milestone in Russia investment
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp and Rosneft on Monday announced a deal to extract oil and gas from the Russian Arctic, marking a significant milestone in Russia's patchy history with foreign corporate investors.
Cornyn calls for investment at border
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn renewed the call for a $6 billion investment in the country's ports of entry to improve security and the efficient flow of job-creating commerce at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Investment group eyes Omega - Telegraph
LONDON, Aug 31 (Reuters) - An investment group led by theson of U.S. insurance magnate Jack Byrne has emerged as thefront-runner to buy Omega Insurance Holdings , the DailyTelegraph reported on Wednesday. ...
Investment group eyes Omega - report
LONDON (Reuters) - An investment group led by the son of U.S. insurance magnate Jack Byrne has emerged as the front-runner to buy Omega Insurance Holdings , the Daily Telegraph reported on Wednesday.
African mining investment up to $20b
Investment by Australian miners and exploration companies in Africa has surged to $US20 billion ($A18.8 billion) and more is in the pipeline, Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd says.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: YUM! Brands, Caterpillar, PriceSmart and Las Vegas Sands
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: YUM! Brands, Caterpillar, PriceSmart and Las Vegas Sands
William Harding Named Head of Manager Research for Morningstar Investment Management Division
Morningstar, Inc. , a leading provider of independent investment research, today announced that William Harding, CFA, age 37, has been named head of manager research for the Morningstar Investment Management division.