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Chinese investment ‘a key to our recovery’
CHINESE investment in Irish infrastructure such as an upgrade to Ringaskiddy Port could be a key to our economic recovery, the chief of Bord Gáis John Mullins said yesterday.
Bill Clinton offer to help Irish investment drive
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Former President Bill Clinton Saturday told Ireland's Prime Minister and the cream of the country's diaspora that he would host a summit in New York to help boost investment in the euro zone struggler.
In New Books, Investment Help From Many Angles
From a compendium of savings tips to a financially conscious novel, new books offer insights to investors.
In New Books, Investment Help From Many Angles
From a compendium of savings tips to a financially conscious novel, new books offer insights to investors.
Bill Jamieson: Raging bulls are not responsible for investment trusts' issues
WHAT is the greater worry now in the investment trust world - the discount to which trusts stand on their underlying assets, or the premium?
Investment banks need ethics as well as a desire to make money
Each major investment bank has a Code of Ethics. These are in practical terms useless.
Rathbone Investment - Form 8.3 - Picton Property
Rathbone Investment - Form 8.3 - Picton Property
Chinese investment arm buys bank shares, aiming to support market
SHANGHAI - A Chinese government investment arm bought shares in the country's four biggest state banks on Monday, moving to support the ailing stock market.
Investment firm KKR appoints Lim Hwee Hua as senior adviser
American investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Co (KKR) has appointed former minister and Member of Parliament Lim Hwee Hua as a senior adviser.
Investment firm offices moving to Far Northside
Indianapolis David Noyes & Co. investment firm will relocate its offices in Downtown's Chase Tower to Duke Realty's Park West office complex at 250 W. 96th St. Noyes will move into 38,880 square feet of office space in December, said Summit Realty Group, which represented Noyes in the deal. The firm is taking the move, in part, to be closer to its clients, Noyes said. (Star report)
Saratoga Investment Corp. to Report Q2 2012 Financial Results and Hold Conference Call on Oct. 12, 2011
Saratoga Investment Corp. , a business development company, will report its financial results for the quarter ended Aug. 31, 2011, on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, at approximately 8:00 a.m. .
Investment fund finds that it costs to have Soul
Australian Foundation Investment Company, has been caught out on what ought to have been a profitable little $5 million play.
Investment fund finds that it costs to have Soul
Australian Foundation Investment Company, has been caught out on what ought to have been a profitable little $5 million play.
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
U.S. seeking foreign investment increase
WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- The United States is setting its sights on $1 trillion in new foreign investment over five years, sources told The Wall Street Journal.
Obama’s Jobs Council Proposes Plan to Boost Foreign Investment
A group of executives advising President Barack Obama on jobs is recommending an initiative to attract $1 trillion in foreign direct investment within five years and upgrade the nation’s transportation and energy infrastructure.
Draganfly Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Draganfly Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Russian Direct Investment Fund and China Investment Corporation Announce the Russia-China Investment Fund
BEIJING, October 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- China Investment Corporation (CIC), China's sovereign wealth fund, and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), the fund recently established by the Russian government, today announced plans to set up the USD 3-4 billion Russia-China...
LaSalle Investment Management (Securities) Goes Live on Eagle ACCESS(SM)
Eagle Investment Systems LLC, a leading provider of financial services technology and a subsidiary of BNY Mellon, today announced that LaSalle Investment Management , the public securities investment business of LaSalle Investment Management, has fully implemented its full suite of integrated solutions for data management, accounting and performance measurement, which are hosted via Eagle ACCESS ...
CPP investment board takes stake in U.S. dollar stores in deal worth US$1.6B
TORONTO - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is partnering with U.S.-based merchant bank Ares Management to buy U.S.-based retail discount chain 99 cent Only Stores (NYSE:NDN) in a deal worth US$1.6 billion.
Obama advisers: More investment needed for jobs
President Obama's jobs council on Tuesday released a list of proposals to spur job growth, putting investment in roads and bridges and tax breaks to encourage start-ups and company growth at the top of the list.
RK Investment Advisors Speculators Portfolio up 142% in Q3
Randy Kurtz, founder and CIO of RK Investment Advisors, LLC, announces strong returns of 141.94% for the third quarter of 2011, in what he deems the “Quarter of Carnage.” Largely the result of a complex put-option strategy, the Speculators Portfolio triple digit profits puts his clients amongst the very few who are currently elated with their asset management.
Jobs Council: More investment needed for jobs
President Obama's jobs council on Tuesday released a list of proposals to spur job growth, putting investment in roads and bridges and tax breaks to encourage start-ups and company growth at the top of the list.
Are You Getting Your Investment Advice From A Bad Source?
Taking investment advice from a mutual fund company is like taking advice from a Ford dealer on which brand vehicle you should buy.
Obama Offers Plan to Boost Foreign Investment
The group wants to attract $1 trillion within five years and upgrade the nation’s transportation and energy infrastructure
Prudential names CEO of investment management
Prudential Financial Inc. said Tuesday that it named David Hunt as CEO of its investment management business.
Investment director and wife receive Carnegie recognition
Investment guru, philanthropist and one-time Steelers suitor Stanley Druckenmiller and his wife, Fiona Biggs Druckenmiller, are among 10 recipients of this year's Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy.
Investment banks need ethics as well as a desire to make money
Each major investment bank has a Code of Ethics. These are in practical terms useless.
Ghana: Investment Banking - Stanbic Bank Rated Best...
Stanbic Bank has been voted Best Investment Bank in Ghana by EMEA Finance Magazine. The award which is one of a clean sweep by the Bank's Group, Standard Bank, is in recognition of Stanbic Bank Ghana's strength in corporate and investment banking in the 2010/2011 period.
Investment Theory Often 'Plain Wrong': Hermes CIO
Investment theory is over complicated and often wrong, escalating financial crises like the one in 2008 and currently within the euro zone, Saker Nusseibeh, CIO at Hermes and Chairman of The 300 Club told CNBC.
Investment in European property rises in Q3
LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Investment in European commercialproperty edged up 7 percent in the third quarter to 26.3 billioneuros ($35.9 billion), from 24.5 billion a year ago, with pricestability in the ...
Saratoga Investment Corp. Announces Fiscal Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Saratoga Investment Corp. , a business development company, today announced financial results for its 2012 fiscal second quarter.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Global slowdown sparks Northern Ireland investment squeeze
BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland has seen such a sharp fall in investment in recent months that it cannot find firms to accept funds earmarked to support new projects, the head of the province's investment agency said on Wednesday.
Total, Statoil Spearhead $38 Billion North Sea Investment
Total SA, Statoil ASA and Chevron Corp. are spearheading a $38.2 billion investment drive in the U.K. North Sea as producers target the largest number of fields since 1995, according to Wood Mackenzie Consultants Ltd.
BlackBerry outage frustrates investment bankers
A senior investment banker at a major Wall Street firm kept sending out emails on his BlackBerry on Wednesday morning. And they kept bouncing back.
BP wins approval for £4.5bn North Sea investment
British oil giant BP and its partners have won government approval for a major £4.5-billion oil field investment near the Shetland Islands in northern Scotland, the group announced on Thursday.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Ross Stores, Apple, Plains All-American Pipeline LP and Yum! Brands
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Ross Stores, Apple, Plains All-American Pipeline LP and Yum! Brands
JPMorgan Investment Bank Pay Pool Falls to $289,611 Per Person
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) ’s investment bank cut employee compensation 2 percent in the first nine months of the year to $7.71 billion even as the division generated 10 percent more revenue.
JPMorgan Investment Bank Avoids Crisis, for Now
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- After doing its best to prepare the entire world for the worst quarterly revenue result at its investment bank since the depths of the financial crisis, JPMorgan Chase's investment banking unit did better than expected. The unit earned $6.37 billion in revenue and $1.64 billion in profits during the third quarter. Its trading division drove investment banking results ...
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Weaker investment banking results brings JPMorgan Chase’s income down 4 percent
NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s third-quarter income fell 4 percent on weaker investment banking and trading results and a loss in its private equity division. The bank also set aside $1 billion for litigation tied to poorly-written mortgage loans and securities. The New York bank said Thursday it earned $4.26 billion, or $1.02 per share, compared with $4.42 billion, or $1.01, during the same ...
Gap’s Simmons Says Investment-Grade Ratings Are Important to Expansion
Gap Inc. (GPS) ’s investment-grade ratings at Moody’s Investors Service and Fitch Ratings are “very important” as the retailer expands internationally, Chief Financial Officer Sabrina Simmons said.
JPMorgan Investment Bank Reduces Workforce, Compensation Costs
JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced its investment-bank workforce by almost 4 percent in the third quarter and cut employee compensation 28 percent as the division grappled with fallout from the European debt crisis.
Analysis: How much Chinese investment is too much for Canada?
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - China's big oil companies have steadily increased their stake in Canada's energy sector but have not yet tested the limits of a Canadian government that may recoil if they buy one of the nation's larger companies.
Clean-Energy Investment Climbs 16% From 2010
New investment in clean energy rose 16 percent in the third quarter to $45.4 billion, aided by a surge in wind and solar plant financing as low equipment costs drive installations, Bloomberg New Energy Finance said.
Fitch backs investment grade rating on Sallie Mae
Fitch Ratings on Friday backed its investment-grade credit rating on private student lender Sallie Mae, and said it has a stable view on the company.
Investment in Childhood Success increases aid
Early child care is an investment in the present and future of our community.