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Bad investment advice? South Florida case highlights what you can do
Robin Pittman of Hallandale Beach thought she was investing for a comfortable retirement. But the broker who promised her a ticket to her Golden Years instead gave her a setback she hasn't recovered from: He advised her to invest in a high-risk stock of a small company and she lost more than $100,000.
Toyota investment gives Tesla economy of scale to build affordable EVs
Analysts say Toyota's $50 million investment in Tesla Motors makes sense for both companies. Already, the marriage is pregnant with possibilities. Here's an in-depth report on the partnership and what's in it for both companies and the consumers.
Mitsubishi-Backed Kizuna Aims Debut Investment in Private Equity
The MC Creat Investment fund started in August to invest in Japanese and Chinese firms that are trying to expand their businesses in the two countries, said Tokyo-based Chief Investment Officer Kenji Tanaka.
Ruffer Investment Co - Annual Information Update
Ruffer Investment Co - Annual Information Update
Rathbone Investment - Form 8.3 - Picton
Rathbone Investment - Form 8.3 - Picton
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
‘Investment decisions should be made by a diverse team’
INVESTMENT teams must guard themselves against behavioural biases that could harm trading decisions, the fifth annual Guernsey Investment Briefing has heard.
MOVES-AXA Investment Managers, Barclays Corporate
(Adds PineBridge Investments) Oct 3 (Reuters) - The following financial service industryappointments were announced on Monday. To inform us of other jobchanges, email to [email protected] PINEBRIDGE ...
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Residential investment sales up 23% this year
Real estate investment sales in Singapore's residential property market hit $10.6 billion year-to-date, up 23 percent over the same period last year, according to a report released by CB Richard Ellis (CBRE).
EU's Kroes Proposes Broadband Investment, Raps Netherlands
European Union funding will be available in the form of equity and guarantees to expand broadband coverage, the bloc's telecoms chief said.
MOVES-AXA Investment Managers, Barclays Corporate, UBS
(Adds UBS, Macquarie Group, Alixpartners) Oct 3 (Reuters) - The following financial service industryappointments were announced on Monday. To inform us of other jobchanges, email to [email protected] ...
CreXus Investment Corp. Announces 3rd Quarter 2011 Transaction Activity
CreXus Investment Corp. (NYSE: CXS) announced that it closed over $200 million in new investments ...
3. OSK-RHB merged entity will be top 3 investment banking group in M'sia
KUALA LUMPUR: OSK Investment Bank Bhd will bring its expertise in the regional investment banking business and small and mid-cap companies in a merger with RHB Banking Group.
OSK-RHB Merged Entity Will Be Top 3 Investment Banking Group in M'sia
KUALA LUMPUR: OSK Investment Bank Bhd will bring its expertise in the regional investment banking business and small and mid-cap companies in a merger with RHB Banking Group.
China Power Investment Says Myanmar Hydropower Dam Suspension Bewildering
China Power Investment Corp., an investor in Myanmar’s $3.6 billion Myitsone hydropower station, said the country’s sudden decision to halt the project is “bewildering,” according to the official Xinhua News Agency.
Investment in Local Government Funds Surging to One-Year High: Muni Credit
Investors seeking higher yields are pouring the most money into U.S. municipal-bond mutual funds in a year, signaling growing demand for the estimated $75 billion that states and cities may borrow by year-end.
Investment in Local Governments Hits One-Year High: Muni Credit
Investors seeking higher yields are pouring the most money into U.S. municipal-bond mutual funds in a year, signaling growing demand for the estimated $75 billion that states and cities may borrow by year-end.
Rathbone Investment - Form 8.3 - PICTON
Rathbone Investment - Form 8.3 - PICTON
Investment and Technological Progress
Karl Smith argues that increasing investment rates won?t increase economic growth: An increase in investment will increase the size of the capital stock which will take us to a higher growth path. The reason we are on a higher growth path is because we have more capital per worker and that makes every worker more ...
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Arab Spring sparks sharp fall in foreign investment
The flow of foreign direct investment into the Arab world is expected to slump by 17 percent in 2011, with countries that saw popular uprisings worst hit, a pan-Arab organisation said on Tuesday.
Investment manager sentenced in NY extortion case
An investment manager has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for an extortion attempt in which he threatened to reveal an extramarital affair involving an official at the New York comptroller's office.
Major local banks home in on investment banking
INVESTMENT banking fever is back.
New York Beats London for Most Real-Estate Investment
New York overtook London as the No. 1 destination for real-estate investment for the first time since 2007 after improved access to financing spurred more U.S. deals, Cushman & Wakefield Inc. said in a report today.
Rathbone Investment - Form 8.3 - Picton Property
Rathbone Investment - Form 8.3 - Picton Property
New York Beats London as Top Spot for Real-Estate Investment
New York overtook London as the No. 1 destination for real-estate investment for the first time since 2007 after improved access to financing spurred more U.S. deals, Cushman & Wakefield Inc. said in a report today.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: MasterCard, Check Point Software Technologies, Bed Bath & Beyond and Apple
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: MasterCard, Check Point Software Technologies, Bed Bath & Beyond and Apple
Russell Expands Family of “Investment Discipline” ETFs
Russell Investments launched four Small Cap Investment Discipline exchange-traded funds on NASDAQ today, expanding its line-up of innovative Investment Discipline ETFs. Each is designed to provide investors with access to specific investment strategies that mirror the way equity managers tend to invest.
Sikich Investment completes recapitalization of Brook
Sikich Investment Banking completed the recapitalization of Brook Furniture Rental, Inc September 30.
Towers Watson Acquires N.Y. Investment Advisory Firm
Global professional services company Towers Watson has purchased WellsCanning, a Valhalla, N.Y.-based investment advisory firm specializing in the insurance industry. WellsCanning principals and consulting staff have joined Towers Watson’s investment business in New York. Towers Watson said WellsCanning is “a …
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
New York pips London in property investment
LONDON (Reuters) - New York beat London to the top spot for global commercial real estate investment in the year to September 30, research showed, but both cities are facing rising bearishness from investors worried by the prospect of economic headwinds.
Recent Investment In CSS Industries (CSS) For The President Of Bertolet Capital LLC: Stock At 12% Discount To Tangible ...
67 WALL STREET, New York - October 5, 2011 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Small-Cap Value and 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 ...
Investment, even from bonds, is critical for Maine
Shared investment in Maine’s economy is critical for success. It’s not enough to simply talk about the need for new jobs or to lament their absence. If policymakers want things to improve, they have to take action. The debate over public investments in job creation, at least recently, breaks down ...
Investment Strategies: 'Terrified' of the stock market
I'm terrified of the stock market these days. I plan to retire in April, but I'm afraid I'll lose everything before then. I want to put my money in a safer place, but I don't know where.
TIC-ed Off Customers Sue Over Tenants In Common Investment
In a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) Arbitration Statement of Claim filed in November 2010, Claimant asserted quite the laundry list of causes of action in connection with an investment in Canyon Creek Financial, LLC/Cottonwood Senior Living Property, LP.(a private placement):
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Ruffer Investment Co - Interim Management Statement
Ruffer Investment Co - Interim Management Statement
Russell Brings More 'Investment Discipline ETFs' To Market
By Michael Johnston : By Michael Johnston Russell, one of the giants of the indexing world and a relative newcomer to the role of ETF issuer, continued to build out its young product lineup with the launch of four more investment discipline products. Each of the new funds delivers access to a subset of the Russell 2500 Index, a widely followed benchmark of small and mid cap U.S. stocks, using ...
Solid Investment Pipelines For BDCs: An Interview With Arren Cyganovich Of Evercore Partners
67 WALL STREET, New York - October 6, 2011 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Business Development Companies 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 public company CEOs, Equity Analysts and Money Managers. The full issue is available by ...
Virtus Investment Advisers Approved as Investment Adviser By Board of DCA Total Return Fund
Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. , which operates a multi-manager asset management business, and Dividend Capital Investments LLC today announced an agreement for Virtus affiliates to become the investment advisers and administrator of the DCA Total Return Fund , a diversified closed end fund with $103.5 million in assets as of September 30, 2011.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Apache, Baker Hughes, Stone Energy and Haliburton
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Apache, Baker Hughes, Stone Energy and Haliburton
Germany, Greece sign agreement to boost investment
Germany and Greece signed an agreement on Friday aimed at boosting investment in the debt-drowned country and getting its economy growing again .
Greece, Germany sign deal to spur growth, investment
ATHENS (Reuters) - Germany pledged on Friday to advise Greece on cutting red tape and attracting private investment to help its economy get back on its feet and have a fighting chance to cope with its debt.
Tables are turning on condos as a smart investment
It seemed like the perfect investment. Judy and Dan O’Shaughnessy were shopping for their first home together when they bought their downtown Silver Spring condominium for $499,000 in 2006. They planned to live in the two-bedroom condominium for a few years, then trade up to a house. But when they put it up for sale last year for $465,000, “we didn’t get any interest at all,” said Judy O ...
Episode Inc - Investment Manager Interests
Episode Inc - Investment Manager Interests
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Cowen Group names CEO of broker-dealer segment
Investment broker Cowen Group Inc. said Friday it has appointed its chief operating officer as CEO of its broker-dealer segment, known as Cowen and Co.
US business leaders call for more foreign investment
US officials and business leaders stressed the need Friday to encourage China, India, Brazil and other countries to increase their investments in the United States as a means to create US jobs.