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How Would Billy Beane Manage An Investment Team?
Baseball players obsess about their performance because their careers depend on it. Perform well and you get to play in the major league. Perform poorly and you get benched. Recruiting talented people, and holding them accountable for their results is the key to success in baseball and I think its the key to success in managing money.
UPDATE 1-S&P boosts Ford closer to investment grade
* Moody's rates Ford 2 notches below investment grade* Fitch says Ford is 1 notch below investment grade* J.P. Morgan says expects Ford dividend within half yearOct 21 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co is ...
S&P boosts Ford closer to investment grade
(Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (F.N: Quote , Profile , Research , Stock Buzz ) is within one notch of investment grade credit rating at two of the three major ratings agencies after Standard and Poor's ...
Investment In US Commercial Real Estate Slows
Investment activity in the US commercial real estate sector has fallen back during the third quarter of the year, new research shows.
Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust Acquires Industrial Portfolio in Mississauga, Ontario
TORONTO, ONTARIO-- - Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust announced it has acquired a portfolio of industrial properties located in Mississauga, Ontario .The Portfolio is comprised of seventeen stand-alone, ...
LPL Investment Holdings Third Quarter Earnings Coming Soon
Here's what you need to know for the upcoming earnings release ...
S&P Boosts Ford's Rating Closer to Investment Grade
Ford Motor is within one notch of investment grade credit rating at two of the three major ratings agencies after Standard and Poor's Ratings Service Friday boosted the automaker two notches up its ratings ladder.
East Timor mulls Temasek-style investment firm
East Timor is mulling an investment firm based on Singapore's Temasek Holdings to invest part of the country's billions of dollars in petroleum revenues, President Jose Ramos-Horta said Friday.
Arab world needs jobs, better governance, investment: WEF
DEAD SEA, Jordan (Reuters) - The popular uprisings that have swept the Arab world this year have slowed economies across the region, and jobs, better governance and investment are needed, speakers at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Jordan said on Saturday.
Investment surges as resources industry booms
A new report is forecasting Australia's resources industry will continue to boom with production set to reach the highest rate of growth in more than 20 years by 2016.BIS Shrapnel's Mining in Australia ...
Investment fund focuses on energy real estate
A Houston real estate attorney has launched an investment fund to develop and acquire properties with ties to the energy sector. Most of the assets - 1.1 million square feet in total - are industrial or commercial buildings leased to tenants involved in the emerging shale regions across North America. Investors include Philip Burguieres, John Huff, energy investment bank PPHB, Palmetto Partners ...
U.S. Bancorp Expands Underwriting as Investment Banks Cut Pay
U.S. Bancorp, the nation’s biggest regional lender, is expanding its underwriting business as larger rivals fire workers and cut pay for investment bankers.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Largo Resources Ltd. - LGO
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Largo Resources Ltd. - LGO
Eagle Releases Two White Papers: Investment Portfolio Data Management and OTC Clearing
Eagle Releases Two White Papers: Investment Portfolio Data Management and OTC Clearing
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Top investment scams in Canada
Top investment scams in Canada
Investment In European Hotels Rises
The level of investment in European hotels across five core markets - France, Germany, Spain, the UK and Italy - increased during the first half of this year, new research shows.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - COVENTREE INC. - COF.H
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - COVENTREE INC. - COF.H
Investment advisers still bullish despite declines
Investment advisers remain bullish on equities and commodities despite third-quarter turmoil in the market, according to the Q4 Adviser Sentiment Survey released Monday by Horizons Exchange Traded Funds Inc.
Labor Dept. issues investment advice regulation
The Department of Labor on Monday issued a new regulation designed to improve access to expert investment advice for workers with 401(k) and individual retirement accounts.
Focus on investment bank overhaul at UBS Q3 results
* Accounting gain also helped U.S. bank results* Investment bank suffering amid debt crisis* Interim CEO Ermotti working on investment bank cuts* Net new money seen holding up despite trading scandalBy ...
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - New Sage Energy Corp. - NSG
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - New Sage Energy Corp. - NSG
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Titan Uranium Inc - TUE
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Titan Uranium Inc - TUE
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Energy Fuels Inc. - EFR, all issues
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Energy Fuels Inc. - EFR, all issues
Focus key for UBS investment bank turnaround: CFO
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss bank UBS AG hopes its investment bank can mirror the turnaround of its Americas wealth management unit by cutting some businesses to focus on areas where it is top- tier, its financial boss said on Tuesday.
F&C admits retail investment future under review
F&C Asset Management has admitted the future of its retail investment operations - which include one of the UK's oldest investment trusts - as a part of the group is under review.
F&C retail investment future under review
F&C Asset Management has admitted the future of its retail investment operations - which include one of the UK's oldest investment trusts - as a part of the group is under review.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Golden Peaks Resources Ltd. - GL
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Golden Peaks Resources Ltd. - GL
LPL Investment Holdings Earnings Cheat Sheet: Sees Profit Move Up
Here's a closer look at the company's latest earnings release...
401(k) Investment Strategies Through the Years
The past several years have been rough on 401(k) participants. The 2008-09 market decline had a devastating impact on many participants nearing retirement, both in terms of their account balances and their psyche. Meanwhile, the recent declines this year have renewed the fears of many 401(k) investors.
More Foundations Use Investment Assets to Achieve Their Missions
Report Provides First-Ever Data on Foundations' Market-Rate Mission-Related Investments
LPL Investment 3Q profit jumps 39 percent
LPL Investment Holdings Inc. on Wednesday said its third-quarter earnings increased 39 percent as the broker-dealer's commission and financial advisory fee revenues surged.
Chinese investment in Europe set to surge
In the wake of a handful of high-profile Chinese investments in companies like Volvo and a constant barrage of headlines declaring China's economic rise, some Europeans might have the impression they are ...
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - China 88 Capital Corp. - ZRG.P
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - China 88 Capital Corp. - ZRG.P
Foreign direct investment slowdown fears
THE LEVEL of foreign direct investment (FDI) is expected to slow over the rest of 2011, as global economic woes continue to constrain private investment and job creation.
Chinese investment in Europe to surge
In the wake of a handful of high-profile Chinese investments in companies like Volvo and a constant barrage of headlines declaring China's economic rise, some Europeans might have the impression they are already being bought up by Beijing.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Azure Dynamics Corporation - AZD
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Azure Dynamics Corporation - AZD
Investment Strategy- Physic Venture's Plans for Food & Health Tech
Physic Ventures co-founder and Managing Director William Rosenzweig says the future is personalized food and health.  The venture capital firm plans to invest in and support five to eight entrepreneurs at the intersection of food, health, and technology. An early pioneer in the health food space as the founder of The [...]
WRAPUP 1-Independent investment banks shine in weak M&A market
* Evercore Q3 adj EPS $0.46 vs est $0.34* Lazard Q3 adj EPS $0.39 vs est $0.42* Evercore advisory fees up 38 pct, Lazard's M&A fees up 24pct* KBW to axe 80 jobs, FBR to cut 35 pct of costsBy Jochelle ...
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Magnum Capital Corp - MGK.P
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Magnum Capital Corp - MGK.P
Investment advice worth heeding
WASHINGTON - A new rule from the Department of Labor could help millions of workers make better choices on how to invest in their workplace retirement plans.
Investment Tips for Money Market Funds
High money market fund fees can ding low yields. This checklist will help you manage them.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Sterling Resources Ltd. - SLG
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trade Resumption - Sterling Resources Ltd. - SLG
Pennantpark Investment Corporation Stock Getting Very Overbought
In trading on Thursday, shares of Pennantpark Investment Corporation (NASD: PNNT - News) entered into overbought territory, changing hands as high as $11.02 per share. We define overbought territory using the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which is a technical analysis indicator used to measure momentum on a scale of zero [...]
Beware the Registered Investment Adviser
Registration doesn’t prove “you're good, or ethical, or competent”
Pennantpark Investment Corporation Stock Getting Very Overbought
In trading on Thursday, shares of Pennantpark Investment Corporation (NASD: PNNT) entered into overbought territory, changing hands as high as $11.02 per share. We define overbought territory using the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which is a technical analysis indicator used to measure momentum on a scale of zero to 100. A stock is considered to be overbought if the RSI reading rises above 70.
More Savers to Get 401(k) Investment Advice
More retirement savers may get investment advice through their 401(k) or IRA due to a new Labor Department rule published this week. Retirement plan administrators will be able to give advice to account holders beginning on December 27 if they meet specific requirements that are meant to ensure unbiased recommendations.
Investment in docklands and airport separation ‘priorities’
INVESTMENT in the docklands and independence for the airport are priorities of the Government for Cork.
Public investment under scrutiny
More innovation in the Government's thinking on public investment has been called for to restructure and increase efficiency of public projects.