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Investment in Global Commercial Property 'Resilient'
The volume of investment entering global commercial property markets during 2011 was higher than in 2010, new research has found.
Investment risk weighs on Mideast insurance ratings
Investment risk will continue to “constrain” insurance ratings in the Middle East in the next 12-18 months as the risk cover providers’ risk appetite for real-estate exposure and equities will remain strong in view of low attraction for bank deposits, according to Moody’s.
Strategic Investment Group® Selects Misys Sophis VALUE for Front-to-Back Investment Support
LONDON , January 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Deal reaffirms Sophis VALUE's position as the leading asset management solutionMisys plc (FTSE: MSY.L - News), the global application software and services company, today ...
Investment Trusts Down, But Not Out
It's no secret that the Fool has long been a fan of investment trusts. Why? For a start, investment trusts trounce unit trusts. That's because they typically have lower charges than unit trusts. Just take ...
Samsung Group plans record $41 billion investment in 2012
SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Group, which includes Samsung Electronics Co, said on Tuesday it is raising its 2012 investment to a record $41.4 billion, underscoring the widening gulf between the dominant South Korean conglomerate and its faltering competitors. Best known for making massive investments in new technologies ahead of rivals, Samsung is now banking on logic chips and OLED displays to ...
Research and Markets: Investing in REITs: Real Estate Investment Trusts
Research and Markets has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Investing in REITs: Rea
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trade Resumption – RMM.UN, RMM.DB.A, RMM.DB.B
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trade Resumption – RMM.UN, RMM.DB.A, RMM.DB.B
Tough economy curbs clean energy investment: experts
A global economic slowdown and the eurozone debt crisis have curbed government investment in renewable energy, experts warned Tuesday.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trade Resumption – XYM
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trade Resumption – XYM
Investment banks to dole out more doughnut bonuses
LONDON (Reuters) - The bars around London's finance district may soon start filling up with bankers fresh from pay discussions, but not many will be there to splash their bonus cash. This year zero bonuses, known as "doughnuts," will affect even senior staff and could include a bigger proportion of employees than in the 2008 financial crisis, bankers and headhunters predicted as U.S. firms start ...
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – GRV
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – GRV
Sikich Investment Banking Leads Recapitalization of FiberLink, LLC
CHICAGO, IL-- - Sikich Investment Banking , headquartered in Chicago, today announced it has successfully completed a recapitalization of FiberLink, LLC, an owner of regional fiber optic routes between ...
Ram Investment Advisors' Absolute Return Governance Fund(TM) Seed Managed Account Launches on the AlphaMetrix Global ...
CHICAGO, IL-- - AlphaMetrix is pleased to announce that Ram Investment Advisors, LLC has listed its Absolute Return Governance Fund™ Seed Managed Account as a transparent managed account on the AlphaMetrix ...
Samsung Group plans record $41 billion investment in 2012
Samsung Group, which includes Samsung Electronics Co, said on Tuesday it is raising its 2012 investment to a record $41.4 billion, underscoring the widening gulf between the dominant South Korean conglomerate ...
Two Harbors Investment Corp. Completes Public Offering of Common Stock
Two Harbors Investment Corp. today announced the completion of its public offering of 34,000,000 shares of its common stock and issuance of an additional 5,100,000 shares of common stock pursuant to the underwriters’ full exercise of their over-allotment option.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – M, M.PR.A
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – M, M.PR.A
Foreign Direct Investment in China Declines for Second Consecutive Month
Foreign direct investment in China fell for the second straight month in December as the global financial crisis dimmed companies’ appetite for spending.
China’s Foreign Direct Investment Drops for a Second Month
Foreign direct investment in China fell for the second straight month in December as the global financial crisis dimmed companies’ appetite for spending.
China’s Foreign Direct Investment Drops for a Second Month
Foreign direct investment in China fell for the second straight month in December as the global financial crisis dimmed companies’ appetite for spending.
Citi Private Bank Forecasts 2012 Investment Outlook
Citi Private Bank today released its investment outlook for 2012, stating that despite increasing concerns about the solvency of some of the world’s largest economies, a festering
Moody's restores Indonesia investment-grade rating
Moody's Investors Service on Wednesday restored Indonesia's investment grade sovereign credit rating, weeks after a similar move by rival ratings agency Fitch.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Halt – PAR.UN & PAR.DB
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Halt – PAR.UN & PAR.DB
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. announced today that it is commencing an underwritten public offering of 4,000,000 shares of common stock. MITT expe
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Apple, Berkshire Hathaway, Google, Procter & Gamble and Southwest Airlines
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Apple, Berkshire Hathaway, Google, Procter & Gamble and Southwest Airlines
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – PAR.UN and PAR.DB
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – PAR.UN and PAR.DB
PineBridge Investments to Access Registered Investment Advisor Market by Partnering with Method Holdings
PineBridge Investments , the global multi-asset class investment manager, today announced that they have signed an agreement to invest in, and provide services to, Method Holdings , a financial holding company focused on aggregating the wealth management subsidiaries of “Top 100” CPA firms.
Cowen Group, Inc. Announces Investment Banking Hires in its Asia and Technology Groups
Cowen Group, Inc. today announced that David Lu and Margaret Mi have joined the Company’s China-based investment banking platform, Cowen and Company Asia, as Managing Director and Director, respectively.
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 5,000,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $19.00 per share.
RockBridge Announces Major Capital Investment in the Wynfrey Hotel, Birmingham, AL
RockBridge announced a preferred equity investment to recapitalize and reposition the 329-room, full-service Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham, Ala. . The Hotel will undergo a comprehensive multi-million dollar renovation, after which it will be reflagged as The Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trade Resumption – MTG
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trade Resumption – MTG
Indonesia foreign direct investment hits record
Indonesia's foreign direct investment hit a record $20 billion last year, with Singapore, Japan and the United States among the Southeast Asian nation's top investors, the trade minister said Thursday.
Foreign Investment Into China Slows
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into China dropped as 2011 drew to a close, but most experts still see China as the main destination for corporate overseas investment. All told, China?s foreign direct investment rose 9.7% last year to $116 billion, but declined in November and December by 9.7% and 12.7% respectively, the Ministry of Commerce ...
Apartment Investment and Management Company Announces 2011 Dividend Income Tax Allocation
Apartment Investment and Management Company announced today the 2011 dividend allocation for federal income tax pur
NYC Police Union Offers Counterproposal for Pension-Investment Management
New York City pension trustees, critical of a proposal by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Comptroller John Liu to consolidate the investment management of the city’s five funds, are offering an idea that wouldn’t reduce their power, according to a copy of the plan.
Investment Into China Slows
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into China dropped as 2011 drew to a close, but most experts still see China as the main destination for corporate overseas 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 ...
Caroline van Scheltinga Named Chairman and CEO of Waterloo Investment Holdings Limited
LONDON, January 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Waterloo Investment Holdings Limited (WIHL) has announced the appointment of Caroline van Scheltinga as its first Chairman and CEO. With her investment banking background, ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Cititgroup and Wells Fargo
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Cititgroup and Wells Fargo
U.S. Venture Investment Rose 10% in 2011, Despite Fourth Quarter Decline
NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Venture capital investment slowed in the fourth quarter of 2011 as investors put $7.4 billion into 803 deals for U.S.-based venture companies, a decline in both ...
RBCC Vets Investment Banks for Capital Raise
Rainbow Coral Corp. begins the search today for a capable investment banking firm to assist in procuring capital for the acquisition of Nano3D Biosciences and ot
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – CRZ
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – CRZ
Chase Continues Growth and Investment in California in 2012
Chase announced today that it will continue its investment in California by opening more than 80 new branches and adding more than 1,200 jobs to better serve customers in 2012.
JCR Capital Fund Realizes Another Investment
DENVER, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JCR Capital (JCR), a Denver-based commercial real estate fund manager, announced that it has realized another investment in its first fund. The $1.9 million investment ...
Sentry Investments Deploys Eagle's Hosted Investment Management Suite
BOSTON and TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagle Investment Systems LLC, a leading provider of financial services technology and a subsidiary of BNY Mellon, today announced that Sentry Investments, ...
Invesco Announces Investment Policy and Name Changes for Insured Closed End Funds
HOUSTON, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees (the "Board") of each of Invesco California Insured Municipal Income Trust (IIC), Invesco Insured California Municipal Securities ...
Invesco Announces Investment Policy and Name Changes for Invesco Van Kampen Trust for Insured Municipals
HOUSTON, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees (the "Board") of Invesco Van Kampen Trust for Insured Municipals (the "Fund") (Ticker: Ticker:NYSE:VIM - News) recently approved a change in ...
Vanguard Chief Investment Officer Gus Sauter Calls for Greater Education Efforts from ETF Industry
Vanguard Chief Investment Officer Gus Sauter challenged the exchange-traded fund industry to be responsible in developing new products and called for greater efforts to educa
NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Completes Acquisition of Moncton Medical Office Building
NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Completes Acquisition of Moncton Medical Office Building
PennantPark Investment Corporation Announces Public Offering
NEW YORK, NY-- - PennantPark Investment Corporation announced that it plans to make a public offering of 9,000,000shares of its common stock. The Company also has granted the underwriters anoption to purchase ...
Performance Trust Investment Advisors, LLC Now Listed on AlphaMetrix Global Marketplace
CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AlphaMetrix, founder of the AlphaMetrix Global Marketplace (AGM), the world's leading secure, online marketplace for researching, tracking and analyzing information ...