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BNY Mellon Names Cynthia Steer Head of Manager Research & Investment Solutions for Investment Management
LONDON and NEW YORK , Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon Investment Management has named Cynthia Steer as Head of Manager Research & Investment Solutions. Reporting to Curtis Arledge , chief executive ...
Fund Focused on Sustainability Growth in Louisiana Closes Second Investment
NEW ORLEANS, LA-- - SAIL Sustainable Partners announced today that its Louisiana Sustainability Fund has closed its second investment designed to spur economic growth in the State of Louisiana. The Fund ...
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – RVS
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – RVS
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Expert Research Networks Still a Valuable Investment Tool but Warrant Strict Oversight
Expert Research Networks can provide a competitive edge in making investment decisions but hedge funds must still implement strong internal controls to ensure they do not fa
Exclusive: SocGen sees 2012 investment-bank revenue slump
PARIS (Reuters) - French bank Societe Generale is forecasting a "significant" drop in 2012 investment-bank revenue compared with 2011, weighed by higher funding costs and efforts to slash its balance sheet, according to an internal memo obtained by Reuters on Monday. France's second-biggest listed bank has also decided to exit or strongly reduce property, shipping and aircraft financing ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES DECEMBER 31, 2011 ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT
New York, NY, January 9, 2012:  Pzena Investment Management, Inc. (NYSE: PZN - News) today reported its preliminary assets under management as of December 31, 2011.   AUM for month-end December 2011, month-end ...
Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Investment Company Limited Announces Performance Data and Portfolio Composition
Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Investment Company Limited Announces Performance Data and Portfolio Composition
Apartment Investment and Management Company Launches New Website:
DENVER , Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apartment Investment and Management Company (NYSE: AIV - News) (Aimco) has launched a brand new interactive website to provide enhanced service to customers, investors, ...
Investment banker sues over sex assault in hotel room
NEW YORK (Reuters) - An investment banker on a business trip sued Starwood Hotels chain on Monday, saying that a front desk clerk gave her room key to a drunken man who then assaulted her in bed. Alison Fournier, a New York investment banker who now lives in Florida, was assaulted in her hotel room in Helsinki, Finland a year ago, according to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in ...
BofA prunes senior ranks in Asia investment banking: sources
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Bank of America-Merrill Lynch , the second-largest U.S. bank by assets, is cutting around a fifth of its managing directors across its Asia investment banking division, sources said on Monday, in a bid to cut costs as the outlook sours in a once-booming region. Foreign banks in Asia stepped up their cost cutting in the latter part of last year and are now moving up the ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Titan Machinery, Stone Energy, Denbury Resources and Washington Banking
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Titan Machinery, Stone Energy, Denbury Resources and Washington Banking
Collective Investment Trusts: To Trust or Not to Trust?
If you've even heard of a Collective Investment Trust (CIT), you're ahead of most investors. Yet this investing vehicle, which has been around for decades, is gaining new steam.
Minerva Capital Group Announces $6MM USD Investment in Target Brazil
Minerva Opportunity Fund I, LP an ImpactBase Investment Fund focused on the agriculture and energy sectors in emerging markets announced today its 18.75% equity investment in Targe
Towers Watson Appoints Bruce Rodio Senior Investment Advisor, Delegated Investment Services
Strengthening its presence in the delegated investment services market, global professional services company Towers Watson has named industry veteran Bruce Rodio senior investment advisor.
SocGen investment bank cuts signal more pain ahead
* Investment banks worldwide hit by sluggish Q4 * French banks struggle with dollar reliance, funds drought * Tobin tax, Greek haircuts loom * ECB funding providing little upside * RBS jobs next on chopping ...
Two Harbors Investment Corp. Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
Two Harbors Investment Corp. today announced that it plans to offer, subject to market and other conditions, 25,000,000 shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering.
6 surprising IRA investment options
Retirement » 6 Surprising IRA Investment Options Looking for alternatives 1 of 8 Find the best CD IRA yieldMost people think of stocks, bonds, mutual funds and the like when deciding where to invest their ...
Oil investment hits record high
Investment in the UK oil industry reaches an all time high at £7.5bn - according to analysts Wood MacKenzie.
Two Harbors Investment Corp. Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering
Two Harbors Investment Corp. today announced that it has priced a public offering of 34,000,000 shares of its common stock at an offering price of $9.17 per share, for total gross proceeds of approximately $311.8 million.
Bell Investment Advisors Offers Webinar, "Making a Good Life Happen in Retirement"
OAKLAND, Calif. , Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell Investment Advisors, a Bay Area registered investment advisory firm, today announced they will be conducting a free webinar, "Making a Good Life ...
Saratoga Investment Corp. to Report Q3 2012 Financial Results and Hold Conference Call on Jan. 13, 2012
NEW YORK , Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE: SAR - News), a business development company, will report its financial results for the quarter ended Nov. 30, 2011 , on Friday, Jan. 13, ...
Deducting interest expense of investment property
Dear Tax Talk,I bought investment property, which is unimproved acreage. Can I write off the mortgage interest on this loan?-- John Dear John,Interest paid to carry investment property is aptly named investment ...
6 surprising IRA investment options
Retirement » 6 Surprising IRA Investment Options Looking for alternatives 1 of 8 Find the best CD IRA yieldMost people think of stocks, bonds, mutual funds and the like when deciding where to invest their ...
Deducting investment interest expense
Dear Tax Talk, I bought investment property, which is unimproved acreage. Can I write off the mortgage interest on this loan? -- John Dear John, Interest paid to carry investment property is aptly named investment interest expense.
Investment Partners Announces That It Has Sent a Stockholder Proposal to Rainmaker Systems, Inc. for Consideration at ...
METUCHEN, N.J. -- Investment Partners Asset Management (IPAM) announced today that a fund it manages has sent a stockholder proposal to Rainmaker Systems, Inc. ("Rainmaker" or the "Company") ...
RBS to cut 3,500 jobs in investment banking
Taxpayer-backed Royal Bank of Scotland announced Thursday it would cut 3,500 jobs in a reorganization and rebranding of its investment banking arm as the lender reins in its ambitions to be a global financial player.
RBS ditches investment bank in fresh jobs cull
LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland abandoned ambitions to be a top global investment bank and said it would cut another 4,450 jobs as it bows to pressure from the UK government to shut down risky operations and prepare for tougher international regulations. Britain owns 83 percent of Britain's fifth biggest bank after pumping in 46 billion pounds to keep it from going under during the ...
Clean-Energy Investment Rises to Record $260B
Renewable energy investment rose 5percent to a record $260 billion last year driven by a surge insolar developments and increased spending in the U.S., BloombergNew Energy Finance said. New spending on ...
Clean energy investment hits record $260 billion
Global investment in clean energy hit a record $260 billion in 2011, up 5 percent from the previous year as investment in solar grew by more than a third despite shrinking profit margins, some bankruptcies ...
Deducting Investment Interest Expense
Your mortgage interest can offset investment income from dividends, interest and capital gains.
Saratoga Investment Corp. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results
NEW YORK , Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE: SAR - News) ("Saratoga Investment" or "the Company"), a business development company, today announced financial results ...
Clean Energy Investment: U.S. Reclaims Lead From China
Despite a tumultuous year for the renewable energy industry, global investment reached a record $260 billion in 2011 while the United States reclaimed the top spot from China, according to a report released Thursday.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Valero Energy, American Greetings and Goldman Sachs
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Valero Energy, American Greetings and Goldman Sachs
Walter Investment Management Corp. Announces 2011 Servicer Rankings Raised and Affirmed by Standard & Poor's Ratings ...
TAMPA, Fla. , Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Walter Investment Management Corp. (NYSE Amex: WAC) ("Walter Investment" or the "Company") today announced the 2011 servicer rankings from ...
Exclusive - UK oil and gas decline to halt as investment booms
LONDON (Reuters) - British oil and gas tax revenues could rise by billions of pounds this year as high oil prices boost earnings and tempt operators into opening new fields after a decade of sharp declines, industry data and Reuters research showed. The past two years of investment have set the stage for a landmark shift in the North Sea, following exceptionally dismal data in 2011 when oil and ...
Walter Investment Management Corp. Announces Filing of Universal Shelf Registration Statement
TAMPA, Fla. , Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Walter Investment Management Corp. (NYSE Amex: WAC) (the "Company") announced today that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the ...
Investment clubs ideal for beginners
Want to start investing, or invest better? Consider forming or joining an investment club, where, with others, you pool your money, brains and time, making investments together.
Investment bankers brace for bonus squeeze
Reserve any sympathy for shareholders, who will fare worse still
JPMorgan Investment-Bank Pay Pool Falls to $341,552 Per Person
JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s investment bank cut employee compensation 9 percent to $8.88 billion in 2011 as the division generated 0.2 percent more revenue last year.
NORDIC INVESTMENT BANK : Henrik Normann appointed new President of NIB
The Board of Directors of the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has appointed Henrik Normann (Denmark) President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank. Mr Normann will take up his appointment on 1 April 2012. ...
Investment bankers still not doing too badly
INVESTMENT bankers may be feeling hard done by this January. But they're not doing as badly as their shareholders. Though the industry's dire performance this year is expected to squeeze the bonus pot, overall compensation may not fall as fast as revenue.
Sprott continues to strengthen its investment team
Sprott continues to strengthen its investment team
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Herbalife, Kadant and Wyndham Worldwide
CHICAGO , Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Herbalife Limited (NYSE: HLF ),Kadant Inc. (NYSE: KAI ) and Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN ).(Logo: ...
BMO InvestorLine: Consolidating Investment Accounts This RRSP Season Makes Financial Sense (and Cents)
TORONTO, ONTARIO-- - This Registered Retirement Savings Plan season, BMO InvestorLine suggests that Canadians consider consolidating their investment accounts under one roof to simplify their finances."With ...
Year of tough decisions for Europe's investment bankers
* Regulatory, euro zone pressure mount for investment banks * All firms cutting back, some could even exit industry * Slumping fees will force hand of banks reluctant to quit * U.S. firms, Barclays, Deutsche ...
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – ZC
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – ZC
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trade Resumption - TDN
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trade Resumption - TDN
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Halt – VDA.P
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Halt – VDA.P