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Saratoga Investment Corp. Receives "Green Light" Letter From the SBA
Saratoga Investment Corp., , a business development company, is pleased to announce that the U.S. Small Business Administration has issued a "green light" or "go forth" letter inviting Saratoga to continue its application process to obtain a license to form and operate a Small Business Investment Company subsidiary.
Mutual Funds Weekly: Investment advisers showing ‘realistic optimism’
Investment advisers tend to be optimists, and confidence in stock mutual funds and ETFs is being rewarded this week. Yet responses to the latest Independent Advisor Outlook Study from Charles Schwab Corp. showed advisers to be more subdued — and so were their clients.
China Stocks Rise as Foreign Investment Jumps, ECB Coordinates Bank Loans
China’s stocks rose, trimming a weekly loss, after foreign direct investment climbed and the European Central Bank and international policy makers coordinated to lend dollars to banks to tame the credit crisis.
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.
How to get the most out of investment trusts
Gearing, premiums, discounts, NAVs? Investment trusts may be the "superior investment product" according to their fans, but are they just a little too complicated?Peter Hargreaves of Hargreaves ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: First Cash Financial Services, EZCorp and Cash America International
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: First Cash Financial Services, EZCorp and Cash America International
Investment trusts: less for advisers, more for us
Investment trusts are always unfashionable, but often good value, because they can provide low-cost exposure to the potential for high returns.
Investment trusts: City's best kept secrets beat unit trusts hands down
Unit trusts grab the headlines and the advertising space, but it is investment trusts that have delivered the better performance over the past 10 years.
Federal Realty Investment Trust Trades Ex-Dividend
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/20/11, Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.69, payable on 10/14/11. As a percentage of FRT's recent stock price of $88.44, this dividend works out to approximately 0.78%.
VW steps up investment in new models, factories
German auto giant Volkswagen said Friday it would boost investment sharply over the next five years as part of its ambitions to become the world's biggest car maker by 2018.
Federal Realty Investment Trust Trades Ex-Dividend
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/20/11, Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.69, payable on 10/14/11. As a percentage of FRT?s recent stock price of $88.44, this dividend works out to approximately 0.78%. Below is a dividend history chart for ...
UBS investment bank crisis could be rivals' big break
LONDON (Reuters) - UBS' $2 billion trading loss may prove a boon for rival investment banks hoping to see rivals drop out of a bitter fight for a share of a shrinking fee pool.
UBS chairman says committed to investment bank: report
ZURICH (Reuters) - UBS is still committed to its investment bank, under fire after one of its London traders was charged over a $2 billion loss, the bank's Chairman Kaspar Villiger told a Swiss newspaper.
Retirees allege investment fraud and fault Philadelphia lawyer
One in an occasional series. Fred Demeo was on edge, worried about the dark clouds hovering over Wall Street and his plummeting retirement account.
Rugby-IRB investment means no more Romanias, says Miller
Rugby's investment in second and third tier nations is already reaping World Cup dividends and should ensure what happened to Romania at the end of the last century will not be repeated, International Rugby Board (IRB) secretary general Mike Miller has told Reuters.
IRB investment means no more Romanias, says Miller
AUCKLAND (Reuters) - Rugby's investment in second and third tier nations is already reaping World Cup dividends and should ensure what happened to Romania at the end of the last century will not be repeated, International Rugby Board (IRB) secretary general Mike Miller has told Reuters.
Taxpayers Allowed Late Investment Interest Election
I?ve written on a similar ruling before, but another one has come up and it is worth repeating the lesson. Interest expense?? falls into several categories each with its own set of rules on deductibility.?? One of those is investment interest.?? Investment interest is only deductible to the extent of investment income.?? The computation of ...
INTERVIEW-Rugby-Investment means no more Romanias, says IRB
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Rathbone Investment - Form 8.3 - Probability PLC
Rathbone Investment - Form 8.3 - Probability PLC
Rathbone Investment - Form 8.3 - William Hill
Rathbone Investment - Form 8.3 - William Hill
City Investment Board resurrected
ORMOC CITY – After “hibernating” for almost 7 years, the City Investment Incentive Board was resurrected after Mayor Eric Codilla convened it two weeks ago, said city licensing officer Emil Tingson during a forum on Wednesday with members of the Ormoc Chamber of Commerce and Industry at the Ormoc Villa Hotel. This was also confirmed by [...]
Rugby investment creates World Cup parity
International Rugby Board reaps dividends from investment made in fringe nations such as Canada
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Retirement investment advice rules delayed to 2012
The Department of Labor said Monday it will delay until next year its plan to implement new rules regulating investment advice for 401(k) plans and individual retirement accounts.
Zimbabwe: Govt-India Investment Conference Opens
THE one-day Zimbabwe-India investment conference opens in Harare today seeking to promote stronger trade and investment relations between the two countries.
Care Investment Trust Inc. Elects Jean-Michel Wasterlain to Board of Directors
Care Investment Trust Inc. , a real estate investment and finance company that invests in healthcare-related real estate, today announced it elected Jean-Michel Wasterlain to Care's Board of Directors effective September 19, 2011. Â Mr.
Rule meant to make investment advisers more accountable is being delayed
The Labor Department is delaying a rule designed to make investment advisers more accountable for the advice they give to employers and individuals in retirement plans, an assistant secretary of labor said yesterday.
ABS Conflicts, U.S. Investment Advisors Rule, UBS-Swiss Risk: Compliance
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposed barring bets against asset-backed securities by underwriters and securitization participants to root out conflicts of interest that might harm investors.
Two Harbors Investment Trades Ex-Dividend
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/22/11, Two Harbors Investment Corp (NYSE: TWO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.40, payable on 10/20/11. As a percentage of TWO's recent stock price of $9.84, this dividend works out to approximately 4.07%, so look for shares of Two Harbors Investment Corp to trade 4.07% lower — all else being equal ...
Two Harbors Investment Trades Ex-Dividend
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/22/11, Two Harbors Investment Corp (NYSE: TWO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.40, payable on 10/20/11. As a percentage of TWO?s recent stock price of $9.84, this dividend works out to approximately 4.07%, so look for shares of Two Harbors ...
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Investment-grade rating in sight
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is nearing its goal of achieving an investment-grade credit rating, central bank Governor Amando Tetangco said as the government prepares to meet Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s Investors Service and Fitch Ratings. 
Bartoszek Gets Piece of YES Network With His Investment In Yankees
With his investment in the New York Yankees Ray Bartoszek also got a very small stake in the YES Network, the most watched regional sports network in country.
PowerShares Fundamental Investment Grade Bond ETF Launched
By Ron Rowland : PowerShares Fundamental Investment Grade Corporate Bond Portfolio (NYSEArca: PFIG - News ) began trading September 15. Based on the RAFI Investment Grade Bond Index, the fund will weight holdings by the issuer’s ability to service debt instead of the usual market cap method. The Research Affiliates’ Fundamental Index (“RAFI”) methodology looks at four measures of company size ...
China tells US, EU to open up for investment
The United States and Europe should be more open to Chinese investment as they seek help in resolving crippling sovereign debt crises, China's state Xinhua news agency said Tuesday.
Foreign investment down in 2011
According to new data, investment by global firms dropped by $10B in the first six months of the year.
Care Investment Trust Inc. Announces Acquisition of Portfolio of Senior Housing Facilities
Care Investment Trust Inc. , a real estate investment and finance company that invests in healthcare-related real estate, today announced that it has acquired three senior housing facilities from affiliates of Greenfield Senior Living, Inc. for $20.8 million. Â Simultaneously with the acquisition, Care has leased the facilities back to affiliates of Greenfield under a master lease having a base ...
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Ford May Not Wait for Investment-Grade to Resume Dividend
Ford Motor Co., which hasn’t paid a dividend in five years, expects to resume paying one in the “relatively near future,” and is no longer tying such a move to achieving an investment-grade debt rating.
Apartment Investment and Management Company Provides Mid-Quarter Update
Apartment Investment and Management Company ("Aimco”) (NYSE: AIV) provided today a mid-quarter update to its portfolio management activities and rental rate trends.
Taiwan and Japan sign investment pact
Taiwan and Japan signed an arrangement Thursday to bolster mutual investment despite their lack of formal diplomatic ties.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Herbalife, Nu Skin Enterprises and Tupperware Brands Corporation
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Herbalife, Nu Skin Enterprises and Tupperware Brands Corporation
UBS chief fights to keep investment bank and his job
UBS CEO Oswald Gruebel is fighting to keep the Swiss bank's investment arm -- the scene of a $2.3 billion rogue trading scandal -- despite pressure to scale it back or split it off, as he seeks to save his own position.
Some golden investment tips
In an hour-long chat on rediff.com on Thursday, financial planning expert Sailesh Multani offered some valuable tips.
CS chairman stands behind investment bank-paper
* CS chairman says board backs integrated bank * Investment bank essential in emerging markets * CS reviewing every business, every country * Review complete this year, no more job cuts currentlyplanned ...
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Property investment sales down 55% in Q3
Property investment sales achieved approximately S$3.8 billion in the third quarter of this year, down 55 percent from S$8.5 billion in Q2, according to the latest figures from Savills Singapore.
Newcastle Investment Corp. Prices Public Offering
Shares of Newcastle Investment Corp. (NCT) are seeing heavier than normal trading today after the
Newcastle Investment Prices Offering
Shares of Newcastle Investment Corp. (NCT) are seeing heavier than normal trading today after the company announced it has priced a public offering late yesterday.
Harvard endowment posts big investment gain
The Harvard endowment, the nation’s largest, earned 21.4 percent on investments for the fiscal year ending June 30. The endowment grew $4.6 billion to $32 billion and contributed about $1.5 billion to the university’s operating budgets. The Harvard investment performance was roughly in line with gains earned by other large funds tracked by consultant Wilshire Associates. It was Harvard’s second ...