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John Thomas Financial Expands Investment Banking Division
NEW YORK, NY-- - John Thomas Financial , a full service independent broker/dealer and investment-banking firm located in New York City's Financial District, today announced the appointment of Avi Mirman ...
PennantPark Investment Corporation Prices Public Offering
NEW YORK, NY-- - PennantPark Investment Corporation announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell 9,000,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $10.55 per share, raising approximately ...
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – EWD
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – EWD
Charles Schwab Investment Advisory deploys the Windham Portfolio Advisor®
Boston-based investment technology provider and consultant Windham Global Solutions , a division of Windham Capital Management, announced today that Charles Schwab Investment Advisory, Inc.
Virtus Investment Partners To Announce 2011 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results on February 1
HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRTS - News) will release its 2011 fourth quarter and full year financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, ...
CalSTRS Calendar Year-End Investment Returns Show Slight Gains
Investment returns for the California State Teachers’ Retirement System ended the 2011 calendar year posting a 2.3 percent gain, in a year of extreme market volatility.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Bed Bath & Beyond, Insperity and Accenture
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Bed Bath & Beyond, Insperity and Accenture
Investment Property Resources Added by FinancialSuccessInstitute.org for Buying Rental Houses with an IRA or Other ...
FinancialSuccessInstitute.org announced today that it is adding new investment property resources providing IRA owners the details they need regarding owning an investment property such as a rental house. The Institute is outlining a portfolio diversification strategy that includes investment property as an alternative to stocks and bonds. FinancialSuccessInstitute.org research indicates the ...
Christopher Kelleher Joins Virtus Investment Partners' Newfleet Affiliate as Managing Director, Portfolio Manager
 HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Newfleet Asset Management , one of the boutique asset managers that comprise Virtus Investment Partners, Inc . (NASDAQ: VRTS - News), today announced that Christopher ...
Two Harbors Investment Corp. to Present at the Credit Suisse 13th Annual Financial Services Forum
Two Harbors Investment Corp. is scheduled to present at an investor conference sponsored by Credit Suisse. Two Harbors’ President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Siering, and Co-Chief Investment Officer, William Roth, will speak at the Credit Suisse 13th Annual Financial Services Forum being held February 8–10, 2012 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Miami, Florida.
Two Harbors Investment Shares Cross Above 200 DMA
In trading on Wednesday, shares of Two Harbors Investment Corp (NYSE: TWO) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $9.77, changing hands as high as $9.78 per share. Two Harbors Investment Corp shares are currently trading up about 0.7% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of TWO shares, versus ...
High Yielding Annaly Capital and Chimera Investment -- Strong Returns for an Unstable Economy
NEW YORK, NY-- - High yielding Real Estate Investment Trusts have performed well in the current economic climate. As reported in The Wall Street Journal, the MSCI U.S. REIT Index returned 8.7% in 2011, ...
Fiduciary-Friendly Investment Due Diligence Earns CEFEX Certification for Securian Retirement
Securian Retirement’s process for selecting investment options to offer its qualified retirement plan clients received CEFEX certification from the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trade Resumption – PG
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trade Resumption – PG
Fitch Affirms Ratings on 4 Florida Municipal Investment Trust Funds
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the following fund credit and volatility ratings assigned to four Florida Municipal Investment Trust funds, managed by Atlanta Capital Management Co.
Investment body challenges 'hidden charges' accusations
The Investment Management Association refutes sceptics accusations that fund managers add 'hidden charges'.
Why is investment income taxed less than wages?
Why do Mitt Romney and other wealthy investors pay lower taxes on the income they make from investments than they would if they earned their millions from wages? Because Congress, through the tax code, has long treated investment more favorably than labor, seeing it as an engine for economic growth that benefits everyone.
Gladstone Investment Corporation Earnings Call and Webcast Information
MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: GAIN - News) announces the following event: What: Gladstone Investment Corporation's Third Quarter Earnings Call & Webcast ...
PNG's failed mutiny worsens investment risk: S&P
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea's investment risk has worsened after a failed mutiny, with Standard & Poor's revising its outlook to negative on Friday and warning that the political crisis, with two competing prime ministers, was impeding the resource-driven economy. Early Thursday, up to 20 soldiers raided the main army barracks in the capital Port Moresby, seized their chief commander and ...
Why is investment income taxed less than wages?
Why do Mitt Romney and other wealthy investors pay lower taxes on the income they make from investments than they would if they earned their millions from wages? Because Congress, through the tax code, ...
The St. Joe Company Adopts New Real Estate Investment Strategy
The St. Joe Company today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has adopted a new real estate investment strategy, which is focused on reducing future capital outlays and employing new risk-adjusted investment return criteria for evaluating the Company’s properties and future investments in such properties.
New Name for Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Ltd.
New Name for Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Ltd.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – AL (formerly AL.P)
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – AL (formerly AL.P)
Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Announces Withdrawal from Minority Interest Wind Investment
OAKVILLE, ON, Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("APUC") (TSX: AQN.TO - News) today announced that it plans not to proceed with the previously announced investment in First ...
Investment industry yields hug dividends
INVESTMENT INDUSTRY YIELDS HUGE DIVIDENDS Are all millionaires/billionaires the product of the investment industry? It seems many are.
India still a foreign investment hot spot - E&Y
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Foreign direct investment in India is set to swell in coming years as investors stomach a lack of transparency, poor infrastructure and policy paralysis in their search for growth, professional services firm Ernst & Young (E&Y) said in a report. Overseas investment in Asia's third-largest economy rose for the first time in three years in 2011, the report noted, as global ...
India Still a Hot Spot for Foreign Direct Investment: Ernst & Young
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India is set to swell in coming years as investors stomach a lack of transparency, poor infrastructure, and policy paralysis in their search for growth, professional-services firm Ernst & Young (E&Y) said in a report.
WSJ: BofA To Name Meissner As Sole Head Of Investment Banking
Bank of America Corp. (BAC) intends to shake up its investment-banking leadership and name Christian Meissner to be sole head of that business, said people familiar with the situation.
Investment scheme for low-income groups starts today
PETALING JAYA: Starting today, households with a monthly income of less than RM3,000 can apply for the Government’s special savings scheme, Skim Amanah Rakyat (Sara) 1Malaysia.
BKI Investment posts H1 profit rise
Investment group expects more demand from pensioners, retirees. 30 Jan 2012 5:07 PM
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 ...
Venture Capital Investment in Europe Fell 14% in 2011
LONDON, Jan. 30, 2012  /PRNewswire/ -- Venture capitalists put euro 4.4 billion into 1,012 deals for European companies in 2011, a 14% decline in investment and 19% decline in deal flow from 2010, according ...
Covertix Secures Strategic Investment from ComSec Innovations
EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, January 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Covertix , an innovative provider of Information Rights Management (IRM) solutions for sensitive data file-level protection and control, today announced ...
Rainier Investment Management Live on Charles River Data Service for Fully-Managed Equity and Fixed Income Data Solution
Charles River Development , a front- and middle-office investment management solutions provider, today announced that Rainier Investment Management , Inc. ® , an employee-owned investment firm with headquarters in Seattle, is live on the Charles River Data Service for reference data and real-time equity and fixed income market data.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trade Resumption – WGR
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trade Resumption – WGR
Bank of America shuffles investment banking leaders
(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp is shaking up the leadership of its investment bank as it looks to find its footing in a difficult market environment. In the reorganization, Christian Meissner will become head of global corporate investment banking, while two former co-heads of the unit will take on new roles, according to a memo sent to employees on Sunday by co-chief operating officer Tom ...
Placemark Investments Launches ETF Investment Strategist Center
DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Placemark Investments announced today that they have launched a new service to help investment advisors gain access to the broadest universe of third-party exchange-traded ...
Coca-Cola Announces $5 Billion Investment in Mexico
The investment will increase the number of Coca-Cola's employees in Mexico to more than 100,000 from the current 90,000...
BofA’s Montag Names Meissner Sole Head of Investment Banking
Bank of America Corp., the second- biggest U.S. lender by assets, named Christian Meissner sole leader of global investment banking less than a year after his promotion to co-head that unit with two other executives.
Wells Fargo Investment Bankers Bringing Buffett-Assisted Revenue
The sun was rising over SanFrancisco's financial district in November 2009 when Richard Kovacevich picked up the phone in his 12th-floor office to callOmaha, Nebraska. It was about a year after Wells Fargo ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Arctic Cat, Caterpillar, Apple, United Rentals and CA Technologies
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Arctic Cat, Caterpillar, Apple, United Rentals and CA Technologies
NCR Makes Strategic Investment in uGenius Technology
NCR Corporation today announced a strategic investment in uGenius Technology, LLC, a Utah-based pioneer in video banking solutions. NCR has taken a minority equity stake in the company.
Investment shields us from global woes
Major investment projects have continued to progress through the planning stages and will provide a buffer against uncertainties in the global economy, an independent forecaster says.Deloitte Access Economics ...
Wells Fargo Investment Bankers Bring Buffett-Assisted Revenue Once Shunned
The sun was rising over San Francisco’s financial district in November 2009 when Richard Kovacevich picked up the phone in his 12th-floor office to call Omaha, Nebraska.
Investment Guidance Solutions Introduces Tool to Reduce Mutual Fund Investment Risk
Investment Guidance Solutions LLC , a provider of portfolio construction solutions, announced today the availability of IGSignals™, a new risk management tool for mutual fund investing.
BofA shuffles investment banking leaders
(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp is shaking up the leadership of its investment bank as it looks to find its footing in a difficult market environment. In the reorganization, Christian Meissner will become head of global corporate investment banking, while two former co-heads of the unit will take on new roles, according to a memo sent to employees on Sunday by co-chief operating officer Tom ...
Bank of America Taps Meissner as Head of Investment Banking
The bank has appointed Christian Meissner as sole head of global corporate and investment banking, part of a broader effort to streamline the group.
Investment shields us from global woes
A forecaster says major investment projects will provide a buffer against global economic uncertainties.
Timothy Holt Joins MGIC Investment Board
MILWAUKEE, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE: MTG - News) today announced that Timothy A. Holt has joined the company's Board of Directors and will be part of the Audit Committee ...
Warning over investment decline
The role of agencies trying to attract foreign companies into Wales is seriously criticised in a report.