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RBS investment bank plays Scrooge
Royal Bank of Scotland says it will not subsidise investment bankers' Christmas parties or buy them new Blackberrys.
Iraq talks investment with India delegation
Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Hussein al-Shahristani on Sunday called on a visiting Indian delegation to make much-needed investments in Iraq's energy, industry and housing sectors.
Foreign investment - not all bad
WITH recent reporting of the substantial acquisitions by Canadian, US, Chinese, Qatari, Singaporean, British and Dutch interests, one could be forgiven for believing that virtually everything of value has been snapped up already, and Australia is just someone else’s farm.
Investment banks face a nuclear winter
If you thought things were bad now, then brace yourself. The third-quarter results from investment banks are going to make for brutal reading.
Investment scams ride coattails of gold rush
Given the eye-popping price of gold these days, lots of folks are getting tempting invitations to invest in gold-mining stocks, gold coins, precious metal futures and plain ol' nuggets.
Introduction To Mirrored Investment Services
Mirrored investment services allow investors to mimic trades of specific managers. Investors have a great deal more control over the trades placed in their accounts.
Investment tip? Be cautious with TIPS
Dear Dr. Don, My husband and I have a total of $190,000 to invest. I was thinking of buying Treasury inflation-protected securities, or TIPS, as an investment. I won't need this money for at least 10 years. What do you think?
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Travelzoo, OpenTable, Netflix and Ancestry.com
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Travelzoo, OpenTable, Netflix and Ancestry.com
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Gladstone Investment Trades Ex-Dividend
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/19/11, Gladstone Investment Corp (NASD: GAIN) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.05, payable on 10/31/11. As a percentage of GAIN's recent stock price of $7.16, this dividend works out to approximately 0.70%.
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Uganda: Commonwealth Investment Experts to Meet in Country
A group of senior trade and investment officials responsible for designing trade-related investment policies and negotiating strategies will meet in the Ugandan capital Kampala from 20 to 21 October 2011.
Investment Tip: Be Cautious With TIPS
Investing in TIPS has its benefits, but the investment timeline is a factor to consider.
For Investment Success Avoid The Wisdom Of The Crowds
Studies show the “wisdom of the crowds” becomes a liability in the investment world. This is true not only during bubble times, but during ordinary times, too.
Farmington Hills investment adviser gets prison in Ponzi scheme
A former Farmington Hills investment adviser who fleeced his mostly elderly clients in a $4-million Ponzi scheme was sentenced today to eight years in prison.
For Investment Success Avoid The Wisdom Of The Crowds
Studies show the "wisdom of the crowds" becomes a liability in the investment world. This is true not only during bubble times, but during ordinary times, too. During bubble times, extensive research underscores the wisdom of heading in the opposite direction when everyone is enthusiastic about something. Joseph Kennedy is said to have cashed out ...
Investment banks face a nuclear winter
If you thought things were bad now, then brace yourself. The third-quarter results from investment banks are going to make for brutal reading.
Goldman Earnings Killed by Investment Writedowns
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Goldman Sachs' rare third- quarter loss stemmed from a steep decline in the value of its own investment portfolio as equity markets plunged and credit spreads widened during the period. The investment bank said it made a loss applicable to common shareholders of $428 million or 84 cents per share in the third quarter, compared to $1.74 billion profit or $3.19 per share in ...
Investment in real estate up despite economic concerns
Global investment in real estate is holding up well despite the economic growth concerns with transaction volumes up 36% in the third quarter of 2011 compared with the same period in 2010.
Grubb & Ellis in Investment Pact
Grubb & Ellis Company recently announced that it has entered into negotiations with a subsidiary of C-III Capital Partners LLC, which has partnered with an affiliate of Colony Capital LLC for an investment deal.
Investment Trusts Trounce Unit Trusts
Most people who look to invest in the stock market for the first time are typically steered towards Unit Trusts/OEICs (open-ended investment companies) by banks and other financial advisers.It's a ...
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Hatteras Funds Adds Four Alternative Investment Specialists
Hatteras Funds, a boutique alternative investment specialist providing unique alternative investment solutions for financial advisors and their clients, has added four alternative investment specialists to its national sales team.
Russia could triple gold exploration investment: Kinross
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The largest foreign investor in Russia's gold sector believes Russia could lure more than triple the current investment in exploration for the metal to $1.6 billion a year by making small changes in legislation and offering better incentives.
Chinese Investment Climbing Along With Trade
It appears that China is steadily stepping up efforts to build and own assets in Russia, bringing the economic relationship beyond just bilateral trade.
Goldman in red on heavy investment writedowns
US banking giant Goldman Sachs reported a third-quarter loss Tuesday, citing writedowns on investments, including $1 billion in China's biggest bank, amid market turmoil and economic uncertainty.
China January-September Foreign Investment Up 17%
Foreign direct investment into China jumped 17 percent in the first three quarters from a year earlier as firms brushed aside global economic uncertainties to push ahead on expansion plans in the world's fastest-growing major economy.
Investment in N.E. start-ups falls
Investment in New England start-up companies by venture capital firms plummeted in the third quarter, falling 45 percent from the previous quarter to $586 million.
Morgan Stanley Boosts Investment Bank Pay Pool to $5.74 Billion
Morgan Stanley, the sixth-largest U.S. bank by assets, set aside $5.74 billion for compensation at its investment banking unit for the first nine months of the year, an 8 percent increase from a year earlier.
Investment banks forced to play waiting game
Macquarie Group bankers will be casting a nervous eye at the latest evidence of a damaging slowdown in investment banking profitability.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Transaction in Own Shares
Brunner Investment - Transaction in Own Shares
Investment Banking’s Uncertain Future at UBS
UBS is trying to shrink its investment banking business enough to satisfy investors and Swiss regulators without disrupting its other operations.
NY investment house CEO Allen sued over "forgery"
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Herbert A. Allen, founder of an annual business conference that draws a host of media moguls, is accused in a lawsuit of aiding a family fraud to stop a dying cousin's creditor collecting $25.3 million.
Investment Banking’s Uncertain Future at UBS
UBS is trying to shrink its investment banking business enough to satisfy investors and Swiss regulators without disrupting its other operations.
First Eagle Investment Management Announces 5.65% Interest in Hathor Exploration Limited
NEW YORK, NEW YORK-- - First Eagle Investment Management, LLC announced today that accounts and funds managed by it currently hold 7,150,000 common shares of Hathor Exploration Limited , 6,850,000 shares ...
Morgan Stanley Boosts Investment Bank Pay to $5.74 Billion
Morgan Stanley raised compensation at its investment banking division 8 percent to $5.74 billion this year through September, even as the unit’s performance suffered amid market turmoil.
UBS planning to shrink investment-banking unit: report
(Reuters) - Swiss bank UBS AG's caretaker chief executive Sergio Ermotti has ruled out a sale or spinoff of the investment bank and is planning to shrink the investment-banking unit, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Investment from EU drops in Sept
Beijing (China Daily/ANN) - EU investment in China up to October dropped, due mainly to a massive cut in September caused by the eurozone debt crisis, the Ministry of Commerce said on Wednesday.
La Capitale adds nine new investment accounts to the 15 it already offers
La Capitale adds nine new investment accounts to the 15 it already offers
Sorting through investment options for your 401(k)
I contribute to my company 401(k) plan. Problem is, the investment choices are overwhelming. Where should I put my money? -- Blake, Opelousas, La.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Primary Petroleum Corporation - PIE
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Primary Petroleum Corporation - PIE
Investment predators can lurk online
Your social media account on Twitter or Facebook may have connected you to a forgotten classmate or sweetheart, but it can also lead you straight into the hands of a predator.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - BOSS POWER CORP - BPU
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - BOSS POWER CORP - BPU
InnVest Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Monthly Distribution
TORONTO, ONTARIO-- - InnVest Real Estate Investment Trust announced today that a distribution of $0.0417 per stapled unit, payable on November 15, 2011, has been declared to the holders of record as at ...
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - CAPRICORN BUSINESS ACQUISITIONS INC. - CAK.P
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - CAPRICORN BUSINESS ACQUISITIONS INC. - CAK.P
Reach Investment Goals in a Bum Economy
Experts offer ideas to skittish investors on how to stay focused, whether they want growth or safety.
European Investment Bank Fees May Post Biggest Jump Since 2007
European investment banking fees next year may rise the most in five years, as lenders are forced to raise capital and indebted nations such as Greece sell assets, according to Freeman Consulting.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Victoria Gold Corp. - VIT
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Victoria Gold Corp. - VIT
MGIC Investment Corp 3Q loss grows on defaults
Mortgage insurance provider MGIC Investment Corp. reported a third-quarter loss that was deeper than expected as new premiums fell and defaults rose. The stock fell more than 8 percent after the results were announced.