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UBS Loss Leaves ‘Saint Ossie’ Gruebel Contemplating Tinier Investment Bank
“We do know what we’re doing,” UBS AG (UBSN) Chief Executive Officer Oswald Gruebel told investors last year about plans to step up risk-taking to boost profit. “Risk is our business.”
UBS board meets on investment bank's fate
SINGAPORE/LONDON (Reuters) - UBS CEO Oswald Gruebel will on Friday attempt to convince his board the Swiss bank has a future in investment banking and can bounce back from a $2.3 billion crisis around rogue trading.
UBS Loss Leaves Gruebel Contemplating Smaller Investment Bank
“We do know what we’re doing,” UBS AG Chief Executive Officer Oswald Gruebel told investors last year about plans to step up risk-taking to boost profit. “Risk is our business.”
Investment scammers exploit economic uncertainty, says state Dept. of Financial Institutions
Department of Financial Institutions warns Washington State investors of investment schemes tied to Economic uncertainty
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Bancolombia S.A., Copa Holdings S.A., PriceSmart and Global X FTSE Colombia ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Bancolombia S.A., Copa Holdings S.A., PriceSmart and Global X FTSE Colombia 20
Investment Watch: Cape Verde commands August attention
Cape Verde commanded the most attention from investors in August, according to TheMoveChannel.com's latest Investment Watch.
UBS board considers investment bank's fate
SINGAPORE/ZURICH (Reuters) - The board of UBS extended on Friday its meeting amid the glamour of Singapore's Grand Prix event to decide the future of its scandal-hit investment bank and CEO Oswald Gruebel, on whose watch it lost $2.3 billion in alleged rogue trading.
Clinton Township investment club CEO pleads guilty to fraud
Ellen Mitchell - A Clinton Township investment club CEO pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of fraud totaling more than $40 million in an investment scheme involving non-disclosed, high-risk investments.
Investment flows into Ireland hit €19.9bn
Investment flows into Ireland increased to €19.9 billion last year as some €8.6 billion of equity streamed in from Bermuda and there was a turnaround in foreign direct investment from the US.
Retirement-investment-advice rules delayed to 2012
Delay comes after heavy lobbying by the financial-services industry, which complained the new regulations were too broad.
Investment Focus - State Bank of India : Buy
Investors with a two/three-year investment horizon can consider taking fresh exposure to the stock of State Bank of India. The stock has lost 45 per cent of its value from its peak in November and is trading at an attractive valuation.
Scam Watch: Cars and investment fraud
Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for: Investment advice -– In his new book, “The Vigilant Investor,” former Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Pat Huddleston offers a list of tips to help investors...
Rwanda: Local Investment Seminar Held in the Netherlands
The Rwanda Investment Seminar was an initiative of the Embassy, in collaboration with the Rwanda Chamber Foundation (RCF).
Thomas Miller Investment Support Talented Young Cyclist
Thomas Miller Investment (Isle of Man) Limited (“TMI”) is pleased to announce its support of Jake Kelly, 16, one of the Islands leading junior cyclists.
Investment Club Fraudster Watson Pleads Guilty in Federal Criminal Case
An investment club goes awry with devastating financial losses. However, seems that it's more of the same-old, same-old.
Castle Investment Management announces Castle Focus Fund expense ratio reduction
( PR NewsChannel ) / September 26, 2011 / ALEXANDRIA, Va. Castle Investment Management, LLC , is pleased to announce that it is reducing the expenses of the Castle Focus Fund (MOATX). The expense ratio will be reduced from 1.58 to 1.42 percent 1 on November 1, 2011.
Two Harbors Investment names controller as CFO
Two Harbors Investment Corp. said Monday it named Brad Farrell as its chief financial officer and treasurer, effective Jan. 1.
In a North Korean port city, foreign investment starts to flow
TOKYO — In the northeastern tip of North Korea , Chinese and Russian construction crews are racing to build transportation lines to a long-neglected port city that might now become an oasis for foreign investment. Chinese workers, living in roadside tents, are widening and paving a 31-mile road whose condition was once so mangled that trucks needed three hours to travel it. Russians, meantime ...
Harper announces new investment agreement with Kuwait
The federal government has agreed to an investment deal with Kuwait that is expected to boost trade on both sides.
SEBI certificate mustfor investment advisors
Persons offering investment advice can do so only after registering themselves with SEBI and must necessarily use the title “investment advisor” after obtaining the certificate of registration, SEBI has said in a concept paper.
Tumblr Closes $85 Million Investment Round
Fast-growing blogging platform Tumblr has closed an investment round that attracted new venture capitalists and brought in US$85 million.
Saratoga Investment Corp. Announces Board Action Affecting Annual Stockholder Vote
Saratoga Investment Corp. Â announced today that its Board of Directors has adopted a policy that will modify its treatment of the second proposal contained in the Company's 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders proxy statement .
Investment guide: Good for retail, risk for HNIs
Alternate investment guidelines protect investors against fraud, but the risks for HNIs have increased.
7 investment strategies during tough times
If the economy is headed for a lost decade, these tactics may help buffer your portfolio.
Targeted Delivery Investment at $4.1 Billion and Accelerating
Investment has recovered rapidly from the recession, but venture capital is a shrinking part of the ...
Homburg changes its name to Canmarc Real Estate Investment Trust
MONTREAL - Homburg Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:HCR.UN) has changed its name to Canmarc Canada Real Estate Investment Trust after receiving approval from its board of trustees.
Bankers Investment - Dividend Declaration
Bankers Investment - Dividend Declaration
7 Investment Mistakes to Avoid
Common investing mistakes that even the experts make.
Chimera Investment Trades Ex-Dividend
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/29/11, Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE: CIM) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.13, payable on 10/27/11. As a percentage of CIM's recent stock price of $3.01, this dividend works out to approximately 4.32%, so look for shares of Chimera Investment Corporation to trade 4.32% lower — all else being ...
Newcastle Investment Trades Ex-Dividend
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/29/11, Newcastle Investment Corp (NYSE: NCT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 10/28/11. As a percentage of NCT's recent stock price of $4.54, this dividend works out to approximately 3.31%, so look for shares of Newcastle Investment Corp to trade 3.31% lower — all else being equal — when ...
Newcastle Investment Trades Ex-Dividend
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/29/11, Newcastle Investment Corp (NYSE: NCT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 10/28/11. As a percentage of NCT?s recent stock price of $4.54, this dividend works out to approximately 3.31%, so look for shares of Newcastle Investment Corp ...
Crowdsourcing Equity Investment
Tyler draws our attention to this piece recommending crowdsourcing of equity investment. I've watched people trying to raise equity on both sides of the Atlantic and the UK system does have its advantages. Much less legal worry, fewer restrictions, on who you can ask and for how much you can ask before you have to wade through mountains of very expensive paperwork.
Investment blows into India's wind sector
NEW DELHI, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Goldman Sachs will invest up to $200 million in India's ReNew Wind Power.
Fitch keeps investment-grade rating on Southwest
Fitch Ratings said Tuesday it affirmed its investment-grade ratings on Southwest Airlines Co. debt after the acquisition of AirTran Airways.
Investment firm to pay 5 school districts $30 million
An investment firm charged with misconduct for selling unsuitably risky investments to five Wisconsin school districts has agreed to settle the charges and pay about $30 million to the districts, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Tuesday.
BP puts on hold $10 mln co-investment Russia project
BP has put on ice a $10-million co-investment project for the Kremlin-led research and development hub following a bitter conflict with local partners in its Russian joint venture, according to a report.
BP puts on hold $10mn co-investment Russia project
BP has put on ice a $10-million co-investment project for the Kremlin-led research and development hub following a bitter conflict with local partners in its Russian joint venture, according to a report.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Watson Pharma, Teva Pharma and Perrigo
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Watson Pharma, Teva Pharma and Perrigo
Businesses Increase Investment Spending
Some economists raised their forecasts for the American economy after seeing business spending rise.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Yale tops Harvard with 21.9 percent investment return
(Reuters) - Yale University's endowment earned a 21.9 percent investment return last year with foreign stocks and private equity investments fueling gains, the Ivy League school said on Wednesday.
Investment company changes name
The CEO of an investment trust with multiple buildings in Charlottetown hopes a name change will distance his company from the financially troubled company with a similar name — Homburg Invest Inc.
Investment fund to be unveiled
The Government will announce details of a new fund today that will use resources from the National Pension Reserve Fund to finance strategic investment.
Big cheese investment announced
One of the UK's biggest cheese makers announces a £20m investment to turn its Lockerbie site into a leading cheddar production facility.
Enigmatic Investment - Offer Document Posted
Enigmatic Investment - Offer Document Posted
Enigmatic Investment - Replacement - Offer Document Posted
Enigmatic Investment - Replacement - Offer Document Posted
Pyrrho Investment - Form 8.3 - MWB Group Holdings Plc
Pyrrho Investment - Form 8.3 - MWB Group Holdings Plc
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Trades Ex-Dividend
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/3/11, Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Co (NYSE: KYN) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.5025, payable on 10/14/11. As a percentage of KYN?s recent stock price of $28.24, this dividend works out to approximately 1.78%. Below is a dividend history chart ...
Investment Partners begs Kodak to sell
CHICAGO (MarketWatch) - Investment Partners Asset Management on Thursday said that it sent a letter to the board of directors of Eastman Kodak that "implores" the company to "immediately proceed to sell Kodak in its entirety to a larger concern that has resources to commercialize the company's intellectual property more efficiently." Investment Partners cited the "ongoing deterioration" of the ...