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Investment has 'reached its peak'
THE massive investment boom has peaked, removing a key plank of support for the high dollar. One of the country's most respected currency strategists says investors might soon start to ''mothball'' projects in the belief Australia's $912 billion ...
International Medical Technology Investors Convening at Elsevier Business ...
International Medical Technology Investors Convening at Elsevier Business ...
Brazil's Lupatech To Raise Up To $383 Mln In Investment Deal
BR) said Sunday that it would raise much-needed capital through an investment agreement with the Brazilian National Development Bank, or BNDES, and local pension fund Petros. Lupatech will raise as much as 700 million Brazilian reais ($383 million) ...
Imperial Sugar Company Completes Sale of Its Investment in Wholesome Sweeteners
SUGAR LAND, Texas, Apr 09, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Imperial Sugar Company (NASDAQ:IPSU) announced today that it had completed the sale of its 50% interest in Wholesome Sweeteners, Incorporated to an affiliate of Arlon Group, a private investment group ...
Morguard North American Residential REIT prices $75 million initial public ...
Morguard North American Residential REIT prices $75 million initial public ...
Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC Enhances Consumer Practice with the Addition ...
Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC Enhances Consumer Practice with the Addition ...
Symetra Investment Services, Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership with Crump ...
Symetra Investment Services, Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership with Crump ...
Contango sets new joint venture E&P investment
Contango Oil & Gas Co . (NYSE: MCF) said Monday it has committed to invest up to $82.5 million in Exaro Energy III LLC. Contango, a Houston-based, independent natural gas and oil company, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Contaro Co., entered into ...
Best Investment Strategies for Your 60s
When you approach retirement, a sound investment strategy becomes more important than ever as you seek to secure your finances during your golden years. After years of saving and investing, you'll need to devise a plan that will maximize your money ...
Best Colleges for Return on Investment
By Louis Lavelle on April 09, 2012 In our third annual ranking of the best colleges for return on investment, top honors once again went to elite research universities, Ivy League institutions, and engineering schools. Check out our list of the schools ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES MARCH 31, 2012 ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT
New York, NY, April 9, 2012: Pzena Investment Management, Inc. (NYSE: PZN) today reported its preliminary assets under management as of March 31, 2012. AUM for month-end March 2012, month-end February 2012, and month-end March 2011 are listed below: ...
I-285 investment vital to keep Ga. moving
This investment is valuable to retain and attract businesses in critical economic markets such as Central Perimeter, which has 25 percent more office space than the central business district of Charlotte, NC The 4.2-square-mile market core contains ...
Orc Group AB: Korean Investment & Securities Co. Ltd. selects Orc to offer low ...
Orc Group AB: Korean Investment & Securities Co. Ltd. selects Orc to offer low ...
Brazil's leader wants more US investment
Obama said trade and investment between the United States and Brazil is reaching "record levels." He said the United States is opening two new consulates in Latin America's biggest economy and has "drastically" cut down visa wait times for Brazilian ...
Fund Architects Raises the Bar With New Investment Team
HEATH, TX, Apr 10, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Fund Architects LLC, a provider of dynamic asset allocation portfolios designed for a broad range of investors, today announced the firm has successfully recruited three prominent investment ...
Intertainment Media Announces Investment in Independent Music Platform Tunezy ...
Intertainment Media Announces Investment in Independent Music Platform Tunezy ...
Investment firm 'buys 22000 German flats'
A notoriously aggressive American investment company, attracted to the German market by rising prices, is spending nearly €1 billion on more than 22000 flats across Germany, the Financial Times Deutschland reported Tuesday. Cerberus, together with the ...
Renowned Investors to Speak at 17th Annual Sohn Investment Conference
NEW YORK, NY, Apr 10, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- The Sohn Conference Foundation today announced the speakers for its 17th Annual Sohn Investment Conference, to take place May 16, 2012 from 12:00pm - 6:00pm. This year will be the first that the ...
Investment tips: How to play this earnings season defensively
"I'm making sure that I'm hedged every place that I'm long that I can," said Uri Landesman, president of Platinum Partners, an investment firm in New York. Landesman expects non-cyclical sectors like utilities, consumer staples and health care to ...
Jack Dorsey Blew It Letting Facebook Buy HIS Investment, Instagram
How could Jack Dorsey let Instagram fall into Facebook's hands? Dorsey – who is Twitter's creator, cofounder, executive chairman, and product boss – believed enough in Instagram to invest his own money in it. Personally, this bet paid off when ...
Govt eases foreign investment norms for commodity exchanges
Foreign investment in commodity exchanges will become easier now. Also, import of second-hand capital goods will become tougher, according to the foreign investment norms released on Tuesday. The updated 'Consolidated Foreign Direct Investment Policy ...
BlueStacks Announces Investment from Qualcomm
“App Player” crosses 1 Million downloads and 12 Million apps used in first 10 days of beta release. BlueStacks, makers of “App Player for PC” software that runs Android apps on Windows, announced today that Qualcomm Incorporated, acting through its ...
Florida Investment Advisor Sentenced for Investment Fraud Scheme
According to the indictment, George Elia controlled International Consultants and Investment Group, Limited Corp., and several other investment companies that operated out of Broward County. From as early as October 2004, Elia solicited investors by ...
US Investor Sentiment, Investment Strategy
Apr. 10, 2012 - April 10 (Bloomberg) -- Rick Bensignor, chief market strategist at Merlin Securities LLC, and Mark Grant, managing director at Southwest Securities Inc., talk about US investor sentiment and investment strategy in the current ...
Korean Investment & Securities Co. Ltd. Selects Orc to Offer Low-Latency ...
Korean Investment & Securities Co. Ltd. Selects Orc to Offer Low-Latency ...
Indian Economy to Grow 7% as Investment Stays Subdued, ADB Says
By Sunil Jagtiani on April 10, 2012 India's economy may grow at near the slowest pace since 2009 this year as investment remains subdued, the Asian Development Bank said. Gross domestic product will expand 7 percent in the year through March, ...
MGIC Investment Corporation Schedules 1st Quarter 2012 Earnings Call
MILWAUKEE, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG) has announced plans to release its 1st quarter 2012 financial results before the market opens on Monday, April 23, 2012. A conference call/webcast has been ...
RBI Study: India May Need to Raise Investment Caps
By NUPUR ACHARYA MUMBAI -- The Indian government may have to look at resolving issues such as policy uncertainty, as well as raise foreign investment limits in sectors like insurance to help revive a slowing inflow of funds, a central bank report ...
FolioDynamix Releases Turnkey Solutions for Registered Investment Advisors
NEW YORK, Apr 11, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- FolioDynamix, a leading provider of web-based technology, content and services for managing the full investment and wealth advisory lifecycle, today announced a suite of product offerings tailored to the ...
Putin pledges to improve investment climate
By Nataliya Vasilyeva AP / April 11, 2012 MOSCOW—Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Wednesday pledged to improve the country's dismal investment climate, calling it crucial for the country's development. Putin promised his government would submit ...
Digerati to Present at San Diego Investment Conference
The San Diego Investment Conference is the premier investment conference for Southern California. Through a series of conferences scheduled every quarter, SDIC provides an extraordinary platform for select companies desiring capital to share ...
Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners Raises $720 Million for Morgan ...
Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners Raises $720 Million for Morgan ...
Investment Group Led by Source Capital, LLC Acquires Controlling Interest in ...
Investment Group Led by Source Capital, LLC Acquires Controlling Interest in ...
Investment group busy-up controlling stake in Sun & Skin Care Research
By Simon Pitman, 11-Apr-2012 Sun & Skin Care Research, a Florida-based sun-care products player, has been acquired through a controlling stake private equity investment on behalf of a group led by Source Capital. Sun & Skin Care Research (SSCR) was ...
Investment Program Association Hires Ken Montgomery as Director of Education
--Direct Investments, also known as Alternative Investments-- like Non-Listed Real Estate Investment Trusts (NL REITs), Oil and Gas and Equipment Leasing Programs, Managed Futures and Private Equities -- can be effective products for true investment ...
UBS Names Cremoux Head of Latin America Investment-Banking Unit
UBS AG (UBSN), Switzerland's largest bank, named Gerard Cremoux head of investment banking for Latin America, according to a memo to employees today. Cremoux, 41, will relocate to UBS's Sao Paulo office from New York and oversee expansion of the firm's ...
Bell Investment Advisors Offers Webinar, "Strategies for Surviving Volatile ...
Bell Investment Advisors Offers Webinar, "Strategies for Surviving Volatile ...
Sikich Investment Banking Names Robert E. Stutz Managing Director
CHICAGO, IL, Apr 11, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Sikich Investment Banking ("Sikich"), headquartered in Chicago, is pleased to announce that Robert E. Stutz has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Bob has more than 30 years of transaction ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES FIRST-QUARTER 2012 EARNINGS ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES FIRST-QUARTER 2012 EARNINGS ...
US leads in clean power investment -- for now
The $48 billion in US private investment in technology such as wind turbines and solar panels in 2011 edged out China's $45.5 billion, Pew researchers found in a new study. Worldwide, investors put $263 billion into renewable energy projects last year ...
Denver investment adviser gets no NY jail time for insider trading scheme ...
Denver investment adviser gets no NY jail time for insider trading scheme ...
China property investment rules flow adrift
By Cheng Jie BEIJING ( Caixin Online ) — China's state-owned assets regulator decided two years ago that there were too many cooks in the kitchen when it came to investment in the property market. But removing the glut in real estate investment by ...
Optimism returns to fund sector, finds SEI
Business optimism has reached “extremely high” levels among investment managers, according to a survey conducted by investment services provider SEI. The survey reveals that 78% of investment managers are optimistic about their business prospects over ...
Investment Technology Group Inc. Stock Downgraded (ITG)
By TheStreet Wire 04/12/12 - 06:00 AM EDT NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Investment Technology Group (NYSE:ITG) has been downgraded by TheStreet Ratings from hold to sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net ...
KKR Makes $65 Million Investment in Chinese Blood-Bank Operator
KKR & Co. (KKR), the private-equity firm run by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, agreed to invest $65 million in China Cord Blood (CO) Corp. as health care spending in Asia's largest economy surges. China Cord Blood, listed on the New York Stock ...
Q1 cleantech investment lowest since 2009 downturn
New investment in Q1 2012 falls 28 pct to $27 bln from Q4 * Nears quarterly low of $20 bln seen in Q1 2009 LONDON, April 12 (Reuters) - New global clean energy investment in the first quarter fell to its lowest level since the financial crisis in the ...
Trafigura's 1st Asia refinery investment in India; BP out
Trafigura to replace BP as NOCL's crude supplier -source * Investment includes $130 mln equity stake in refinery * Commercial operations slated to start by first-half 2013 By Luke Pachymuthu and Nidhi Verma SINGAPORE/NEW DELHI April 12 (Reuters) - Oil ...
Investment group tables revised cash or shares offer for 632 Lloyds branches
LONDON — An investment consortium has made a new offer for 632 UK bank branches being sold by Lloyds Banking Group to comply with European Union conditions for state aid. NBNK Investments PLC on Thursday said it is offering cash or shares to Lloyds ...
IC Potash Announces Completion of Strategic Investment and Off-Take Agreement
("ICP" or the "Company") (TOR:CA:ICP) (otcqx:ICPTF) is pleased to announce that the previously announced investment by Yara International ASA ("Yara"), through a wholly owned subsidiary, of approximately C$40 million in ICP at a price of $1.32 per ...
SWIFT ENERGY COMPANY : Swift Energy Presentation at IPAA Oil & Gas Investment ...
SWIFT ENERGY COMPANY : Swift Energy Presentation at IPAA Oil & Gas Investment ...