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Southern California Investment Forum Hosts an Investor Gathering Today at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach
  LOS ANGELES , Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WallStreet Research™, a leading independent analyst research firm focusing on the small and micro-cap marketplace, announced that it will hold The Southern ...
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trade Resumption – SAC
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trade Resumption – SAC
Fitch: Downside Risks Grow for U.S. Investment Managers and Alternative Funds
Headwinds are increasing for Investment Managers and Alternative Funds , although the overall outlook remains stable according to Fitch Ratings.
Prince Alwaleed's Twitter Investment Isn't For Politics Or Football Scores
The Saudi Prince's wife, Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel, supports Twitter investment - on Twitter.
Investment Audit Systems Announces Major Enhancement to Its Cost Basis Calculator Service.
SAN DIEGO , Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Investment Audit Systems, a major provider of Investment Cost Accounting services to CPAs, Financial Planners, Trust & Estates attorneys and tax preparers, ...
Aberdeen Announces New Investment Management Agreement With The India Fund, Inc.
PHILADELPHIA , Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited announced today that it assumed investment management responsibility for The India Fund, Inc. (NYSE: IFN; "The India ...
Aberdeen Announces New Investment Management Agreement with The Asia Tigers Fund, Inc.
PHILADELPHIA , Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited announced today that it assumed responsibility for the management of The Asia Tigers Fund, Inc. (NYSE: GRR; "The ...
Alternative investor and asset manager Eiffel Investment Group capitalizes on four investment strategies to boost its ...
Following its spin-off from the Louis Dreyfus group last summer, Eiffel Investment Group , an emerging alternative investor and asset manager headed by Fabrice Dumonteil, has
Chimera Investment Corporation Announces 4th Quarter 2011 Dividend of $0.11 per Share
The Board of Directors of Chimera Investment Corporation declared the fourth quarter 2011 common stock cash dividend of $0.11 per common share. This dividend is payable January 26, 2012 to common shareholders of record on December 29, 2011.
CreXus Investment Corp. Declares 4th Quarter 2011 Dividend of $0.35 per Share
The Board of Directors of CreXus Investment Corp. declared the fourth quarter 2011 common stock cash dividend of $0.35 per common share. This dividend is payable January 26, 2012 to common shareholders of record on December 29, 2011.
GM Boosts Investment in Canada
The total investment will help retain 1,100 jobs at the plant.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Whirlpool, Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Digital Generation and Resolute ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Whirlpool, Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Digital Generation and Resolute Forest Products
Media Advisory - 2012 IIAC Investment Outlook Luncheon: Halifax Registration Now Open
Media Advisory - 2012 IIAC Investment Outlook Luncheon: Halifax Registration Now Open
Latest Russell Investment Manager Outlook: 80 percent of Canadian Investment Managers Forecast Positive Returns in 2012
Latest Russell Investment Manager Outlook: 80 percent of Canadian Investment Managers Forecast Positive Returns in 2012
Media Advisory - 2012 IIAC Investment Outlook Luncheon: Saskatoon Registration Now Open
Media Advisory - 2012 IIAC Investment Outlook Luncheon: Saskatoon Registration Now Open
Media Advisory - 2012 IIAC Investment Outlook Luncheon: Calgary Registration Now Open
Media Advisory - 2012 IIAC Investment Outlook Luncheon: Calgary Registration Now Open
Media Advisory - 2012 IIAC Investment Outlook Luncheon: Winnipeg Registration Now Open
Media Advisory - 2012 IIAC Investment Outlook Luncheon: Winnipeg Registration Now Open
Investment Banking Fees Slump to Lehman Lows Amid Euro Crisis
Investment banks’ fees are on course to match the levels of 2008, when Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. collapsed, after Europe’s sovereign-debt crisis roiled global markets and companies shelved deal plans.
Investment Banking Fees Slump to Lehman Lows Amid Euro Crisis
Investment banks’ fees are on course to match the levels of 2008, when Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. collapsed, after Europe’s sovereign-debt crisis roiled global markets and companies shelved deal plans.
NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Acquisition of Moncton Medical Office Building
NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Acquisition of Moncton Medical Office Building
Google Wraps Year Up with Sacramento Solar Investment
The Associated Press reported that Google has announced it plans to team with investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts to develop four solar energy farms to serve the Sacramento Municipal Utility District in California. Here are the details:
Specialty Real Estate Investment Trusts Excel Beyond the Usual
Real estate investment trusts in nontraditional categories like cold storage warehouses and cellphone towers have been exceptionally solid despite the sluggish economy.
Specialty Real Estate Investment Trusts Excel Beyond the Usual
Real estate investment trusts in nontraditional categories like cold storage warehouses and cellphone towers have been exceptionally solid despite the sluggish economy.
Investment Banking Fees Slump Amid Euro Crisis
The global investment banking fee pool may post the worst quarter since 2004
Google turns up investment in solar power
Google on Tuesday ramped up its investment in clean energy by backing the construction of solar panels that will feed electricity to California's power grid.
Media Advisory - Investment Industry Association of Canada President to Comment on Supreme Court of Canada Ruling
Media Advisory - Investment Industry Association of Canada President to Comment on Supreme Court of Canada Ruling
Investment fund pushes for AOL strategy shake-up
(Reuters) - Activist investment fund Starboard Value has taken a 4.5 percent stake in AOL Inc and is pushing for a meeting with the Internet company's chief executive and the board to address what it sees as strategic failings. Starboard sent a letter to AOL CEO Tim Armstrong and the board on Wednesday in which it said AOL is deeply undervalued and blamed the company's massive operating losses ...
Investment fund to acquire WCA Waste Corp.
WCA Waste Corp. said Wednesday that it has agreed to be acquired by investment fund Macquarie Infrastructure Partners II for about $526 million.
Investment group to acquire Chicago Sun-Times
A new investment group led by a Chicago entrepreneur and a former Newsday media executive has agreed to buy Sun-Times Media Holdings, the company that owns the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper, group officials said late Wednesday.
Socgen Investment Bank Head Peretie to Leave, Valet Succeeds
Societe Generale SA said Michel Peretie, chief executive officer of its corporate and investment banking unit, is leaving after three years in the post and will be succeeded by the bank’s chief financial officer.
Investment group led by former Newsday executive, Chicago entrepreneur to buy Sun-Times Media
CHICAGO — A new investment group led by a Chicago entrepreneur and a former Newsday media executive has agreed to buy Sun-Times Media Holdings, the company that owns the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper, group officials said late Wednesday. Wrapports LLC released a statement saying the transaction should close by year’s end, though terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Sun-Times Media also owns ...
Investment: Flood prevention & high-speed trains
Former Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij explains how Chinese sovereign wealth funds & improved use of Thai savings could make these a reality.
Investment Group Buys Sun-Times Media
The Chicago Sun-Times has been sold.
Flaherty & Crumrine Investment Grade Fixed Income Fund Renews Normal Course Issuer Bid
TORONTO, ONTARIO-- - Flaherty & Crumrine Investment Grade Fixed Income Fund has renewed its normal course issuer bid to purchase up to 980,000 units of the Fund representing approximately 10% of the public float of 9,800,657 units. The Fund may purchase up to 197,673 units in any 30 day period which ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Potash, CF Industries Holdings, Deere and AGCO
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Potash, CF Industries Holdings, Deere and AGCO
Zacks Investment Research: 3 Great Ways to Pick Stocks for December 23, 2011
Zacks Investment Research: 3 Great Ways to Pick Stocks for December 23, 2011
Protox Therapeutics Announces Additional CDN $8.3M Investment By Warburg Pincus
Protox Therapeutics Announces Additional CDN $8.3M Investment By Warburg Pincus
Is Indian investment in Ethiopian farms a 'land grab?' (VIDEO)
Investment by Indian-owned Karuturi Global has raised questions about whether Ethiopia is literally giving away the farm, or conversely, launching a 'green revolution' to help Ethiopia feed itself.
UBS gives up on top-10 investment bank ranking
ZURICH (Reuters) - UBS will sacrifice its place in the top ten investment bank rankings as stricter capital rules force it to give up riskier fixed-income business, the Swiss bank's financial head said. "Investment banks will continue to fight it out to top the league tables for total global fee pool. Two will make it, another three will think they can," UBS's Chief Financial Officer Tom Naratil ...
Cash Dividend On The Way From CreXus Investment Corp (CXS)
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/27/11, CreXus Investment Corp (NYSE: CXS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.35, payable on 1/26/12. As a percentage of CXS's recent stock price of $10.72, this dividend works out to approximately 3.26%, so look for shares of CreXus Investment Corp to trade 3.26% lower — all else being equal — when CXS ...
Ex-Div Reminder for Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM)
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/27/11, Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE: CIM) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.11, payable on 1/26/12. As a percentage of CIM?s recent stock price of $2.75, this dividend works out to approximately 4.01%, so look for shares of Chimera Investment Corporation ...
NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust completes acquisition of Nova Scotia medical office and ...
NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust completes acquisition of Nova Scotia medical office and retail property and acquires right of first offer to purchase Owen Sound medical office ...
Fitch Updates Investment Manager and Alternative Funds Criteria
Fitch Ratings has published the criteria report titled 'Investment Manager and Alternative Funds Criteria'. This criteria report updates Fitch's rating criteria for this sector.
Two Harbors Investment Corp (TWO) Shares Cross Below Book Value
In trading on Friday, shares of Two Harbors Investment Corp (NYSE: TWO) crossed below their last reported book value ??? defined as common shareholder equity per share ??? of $9.30, changing hands as low as $9.26 per share. Two Harbors Investment Corp shares are currently trading down about 0.5% on the day. The chart below ...
Corporate, investment banks set to derive 45% revenues from Asia by 2015
Global corporate and investment banks will derive almost half their revenues from Asia by 2015, according to a report by global consultancy firm McKinsey & Co.
Your Greatest Investment Gift, and the One You'd Like to Give Back
Readers rate low interest and tax rates as top gifts, while Europe was a bummer for others.
Japan, Myanmar to launch talks on investment pact: report
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and Myanmar agreed on Monday to launch negotiations aimed at clinching a bilateral investment pact, Kyodo news reported, as the isolated nation gradually opens up after decades of tight military rule. Japan hopes to promote Myanmar's transition towards democracy through stronger ties, Kyodo said, as Myanmar's new civilian government, which took power in March, begins to ...
Analysis: China investment wave unlikely to swamp EU
VENICE (Reuters) - The sign in a boutique selling glass hand-crafted on the Venetian island of Murano betrays an uncertain grasp of English. But the owner is very sure who is to blame for the tough times confronting the 700-year-old local glassmaking industry. "Everything in this shop is not made in China," it proclaims. A few doors away, imported Murano lookalikes sell for much less. To the ...
China investment wave unlikely to swamp EU
VENICE (Reuters) - The sign in a boutique selling glass hand-crafted on the Venetian island of Murano betrays an uncertain grasp of English. But the owner is very sure who is to blame for the tough times confronting the 700-year-old local glassmaking industry. "Everything in this shop is not made in China," it proclaims. A few doors away, imported Murano lookalikes sell for much less. To the ...
Investment group closes Chicago Sun-Times purchase
A new investment group has completed its purchase of the company that owns the Chicago Sun-Times.