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TEXT-Fitch affirms BNP Paribas Investment Partners at 'M2+'
April 12 - Fitch Ratings has affirmed BNP Paribas Investment Partners' (BNPP IP) asset manager rating at 'M2+'. The rating does not cover BNPP IP's alternative investment and local emerging market activities. KEY RATING DRIVERS The affirmation ...
Gwinnett trade delegation targets Chinese investment
By David Wickert Gwinnett County business and political leaders are spending this week in China recruiting foreign investment and seeking trade opportunities for local companies. The nine-day trip -- which includes attending the Chongqing Hi-Tech Fair ...
PayScale Publishes Third Annual Report About College Return On Investment (ROI)
Engineering schools dominate list for third consecutive year; Amidst student loan crisis, large number of schools have negative ROI Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 PayScale, Inc. today announced its 2012 College Return on Investment (ROI) ...
China steps up foreign investment plan in March
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India to allow investment from Pakistan, open border post
By Annie Banerji | NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has decided to allow foreign direct investment from Pakistan, India's trade minister said on Friday, hours before the two countries were due to open a trading post on the border in the latest sign of ...
JPMorgan Investment Bank Pay Pool Falls to $112849 Per Person
(JPM)'s investment bank set aside $2.9 billion for employee compensation in the first quarter, 12 percent less than a year earlier, as revenue slipped 11 percent. The expense, which includes salaries, bonuses and benefits, was enough to give each of ...
JPM Investment Bank Pay Pool Falls
(JPM) (JPM)'s investment bank set aside $2.9 billion for employee compensation in the first quarter, 12 percent less than a year earlier, as revenue slipped 11 percent. The expense, which includes salaries, bonuses and benefits, was enough to give each ...
Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. to Present at IPAA Oil & Gas Investment Symposium ...
Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. to Present at IPAA Oil & Gas Investment Symposium ...
Investment Metrics Announces Upgrades to PARis Platform
DARIEN, CT, Apr 13, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Investment Metrics, LLC ( www.invmetrics.com ), a leading provider of investment performance analytics and reporting solutions for institutional investors and advisors, announces several upgrades to ...
JP Morgan Investment Bank's 2012 1Q Fixed Income Revenue Drops
By Erin McCarthy Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--Revenue for the investment banking arm of JP Morgan Chase & Co .'s (JPM) fixed income business, which includes foreign exchange, edged lower in the first quarter. While fixed-income revenue ...
US investment grade bond flow hits a wall
By Shankar Ramakrishnan and Andrea Johnson NEW YORK, April 13 (IFR) - After a record $294.2 billion first quarter, the investment-grade new issuance market has started showing signs of fatigue. Last Tuesday, nervousness about Europe and a subsequent ...
Ridgewood Canadian Investment Grade Bond Fund Declares Monthly Distribution ...
Ridgewood Canadian Investment Grade Bond Fund Declares Monthly Distribution ...
Airbus deal signals Indonesia's investment potential
As European economies cope with depressed demand at home, Indonesia, with its 232 million people, is looking like an increasingly attractive investment option that could spur growth. "I hope (the deal) will offer other British companies involved in the ...
JPMorgan Chase Chief Investment Office Has A Whale Problem
But wait, there's more: Bloomberg on Friday reported that the Whale is just one fish in a whole pod of whales, the JPMorgan chief investment office. The CIO, also known as the treasury desk, is supposed to be an unassuming, harmless operation that ...
Direct Investment Fundraising Hits Highest First-Quarter Level since 1980's
According to Robert A. Stanger & Company, Investment Tops $3 Billion As Non-Listed REIT and BDC Sales Soar SHREWSBURY, NJ, Apr 13, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Continued economic malaise, low interest rates available from fixed income products and investor ...
S&P Lifts PNM Resources To Investment Grade On Electric Focus
Standard and Poor's Ratings Services boosted its ratings on PNM Resources Inc. (PNM) into investment grade, pointing to the utility operator's focus on its core electric operations. S&P upgraded the corporate credit ratings of PNM Resources and its ...
Return on investment
But a new study concludes that Ohio and Michigan do a mediocre job of monitoring incentives to ensure they provide an acceptable return on taxpayers' investment and genuinely create good jobs. That record must improve. The report by the nonpartisan Pew ...
State should fund smartest investment: education
Recently Scott Minerd, who oversees investments of around $42 billion as the chief investment officer for Guggenheim Partners, told the Alaska World Affairs Council how he sees our state in the global investment environment. Guess what his number one ...
Investment Banking It Does Takes A Village
If a partnership investment bank loses, the partners lose their houses, their cars, their kids education, etc. That kind of double-edged incentive system makes people far more sensitive about risk control. The second is this underlying belief of the ...
Officials banking on tax revenues to justify JRS investment
It provides up to a 100 percent tax abatement on real property investment for up to 15 years for eligible projects. Pataskala plans on recouping some of the abated tax dollars via a Joint Economic Development District that covers the entire corporate ...
Irish 'Yes' Vote on Treaty Would Boost Investment, Gilmore Says
Irish voters approval for the European Fiscal Treaty would help boost investment in the country, Deputy Prime Minister Eamon Gilmore said in an interview with RTE today. “One of the big questions in making investment decisions in Ireland is: 'What ...
Calls for investment after Italy player's death
MILAN (AP) -An Italian sports medicine specialist has called for more government investment to prevent athlete deaths, a day after a former Italy under-21 footballer died after collapsing during a game. Livorno midfielder Piermario Morosini died ...
Investment adviser: Economic terrorism can bring down the U.S. economy [VIDEO]
By David Martosko - The Daily Caller Economic Investment adviser Kevin Freeman has a frightening message, he says, and we're running out time to listen. Freeman, the author of Secret Weapon: How Economic Terrorism Brought Down the US Stock Market and ...
Ask Matt: Is there a safe investment yielding 5%?
By Matt Krantz, USA TODAY Q: Is there a secure investment that would provide a minimum of a 5% return during my retirement? If so which one? By Matt Krantz A: Low interest rates may help spur investment and growth. But one thing they don't do is make ...
Investment value on NSE dips by N26bn
By MICHAEL EBOH Investment value on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, dipped last week by N26.2 billion as the market capitalization shed 0.39 per cent. Also, the All-share index dipped by 0.95 per cent, shedding 198.77 basis points in the week under ...
Foreign investment: we can't have our cake and eat it too
By Dr Allan Freeth There is a growing public anxiety in New Zealand, fuelled by politicians, interest groups and individuals, that foreign investment is a bad thing. Yet, as you read this there is another New Zealand trade mission in China, ...
Aussie Coal Miner Seeks $261 Million Cornerstone Investment
Australian Energy Co., known as AEC, is sounding out Asian buyers about a 250 million Australian dollars (US$261 million) investment in a proposed thermal coal-export project in Victoria's Latrobe Valley, which aims to be operational as soon as the ...
Is infrastructure investment on a road to nowhere?
Equities are going up and down like yo-yos, fixed income generates pitiful returns and the old, established ways of making sense of the investment world have been rubbished – modern portfolio theory anyone? Ben Wright Editor So, the last thing you need ...
Iamgold's growing investment in Burkina Faso
This is a dangerous land. Just across the border are the Sahara wastes where Islamist terrorists and separatist rebels roam free. Inside the country are gangs of bandits and the occasional violent riot by drunken soldiers. Yet it's also a land where ...
Citi Investment Bank Gets Boost From FICC Revenues
By David Benoit JP Morgan on Friday was largely viewed as impressive results in the investment banking world, and Citigroup follows up with its own large growth in the quarter today. Not that anyone had expected Wall Street to look glum for the quarter ...
Ladenburg Thalmann Names Senior Investment Banker James Hansen to Lead Energy ...
Ladenburg Thalmann Names Senior Investment Banker James Hansen to Lead Energy ...
Report: Clean energy investment hits record
Investment in solar increased by 44 percent, attracting $128 billion and accounting for more than half of all clean energy investment in G-20 countries, according to a report by report by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Global clean energy investment ...
Nokia Debt Rating Cut to Lowest Investment Grade at Moody's
By Diana ben-Aaron on April 16, 2012 Nokia Oyj (NOK1V) had its debt rating cut to the lowest investment-grade level at Moody's Investors Service less than a week after the Finnish company said its handset unit will make losses in the first two quarters ...
EU pushes increased investment in green energy
But the short-term relief provided by cutting investment could prove more expensive over the long run, Thorning-Schmidt said. ”We will save money when we use less energy. And we will save money when we are less vulnerable to rising oil, ...
Incapital Unveils New Unit Trust Offering Designed in Collaboration with ...
Incapital Unveils New Unit Trust Offering Designed in Collaboration with ...
SABMiller eyes $2.5 billion in Africa investment
"We are still looking at around 400 to 500 million dollars a year ... for the next three to five years," Mark Bowman, SABMiller's managing director for Africa told the Reuters Africa Investment Summit. "There's quite an attractive growth in markets ...
Prudential Capital Group expands energy investment appetite beyond $2 billion
The group has a 2012 investment appetite of more than $2 billion of senior debt, mezzanine and equity financing available to invest in energy and power companies, utilities and energy projects. Prudential Capital Group is an investment business of ...
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company Increases Size of Unsecured Revolving ...
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company Increases Size of Unsecured Revolving ...
Chief Investment Officer of NJ Hedge Fund Sentenced for Insider Trading Scheme
(Source: FBI) - NEWARK, NJ—The chief investment officer and portfolio manager of the Clay Capital Fund, a hedge fund based in Summit, New Jersey, was sentenced today to 12 months in prison for participating in an insider trading scheme which netted ...
Investment Banks at Haitong's Mercy
Not only does it want investment bankers to bring in cornerstone investors, a common tactic in Hong Kong, to ensure the IPO has the best chances of getting off the ground. It's also asking banks to “hard underwrite” the deal, a more unusual move, ...
Emerging Stocks Fall to 11-Week Low on Apple, China Investment
Emerging-market stocks declined for a second day after foreign direct investment into China slumped for a fifth month and on concern weaker economic growth in the US will hurt riskier assets. The MSCI Emerging Markets Index retreated as much as 0.7 ...
Healthcare Robotics Developer Aethon Announces Investment from Mitsui & Co ...
Healthcare Robotics Developer Aethon Announces Investment from Mitsui & Co ...
China's Foreign Direct Investment Declines for Fifth Month
(Updates with markets starting in fifth paragraph, drop in EU investment in eighth paragraph.) April 17 (Bloomberg) -- Foreign direct investment in China dropped for a fifth straight month in March on a slowing economy, limited prospects for gains in ...
EU Sees Repsol's Leverage in Investment Pact, Weighs Own
Repsol YPF SA (REP)'s first option for countering the seizure of its subsidiary in Argentina lies in the enforcement of an investment treaty between Spain and Argentina, the European Commission said. The commission, the European Union's executive arm, ...
China's Stocks Fall on Foreign Investment Slump
By Bloomberg News on April 17, 2012 China's stocks fell, dragging the benchmark index down by the most in more than two weeks, as data showing foreign direct investment sank for a fifth month underscored concern Europe's debt crisis is hurting the ...
SEI White Paper: CITs Present Huge Opportunity for Investment Managers in ...
SEI White Paper: CITs Present Huge Opportunity for Investment Managers in ...
AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Allocates $6.6 Million to Preserve and ...
AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Allocates $6.6 Million to Preserve and ...
EU Pension Proposals Could Curb Investment, U.K.'s Hoban Says
European proposals to model financial rules for pensions on those established for insurers could stymie investment and make the plans more expensive, according to Mark Hoban, the UK's financial secretary. Applying capital requirements originally ...
$6.6 Million Allocated by AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust to Make Housing for ...
$6.6 Million Allocated by AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust to Make Housing for ...
UBS Loses Investment-Banking Executive
By BRETT PHILBIN NEW YORK—UBS AG's head of investment banking for the Americas, Aryeh Bourkoff, has resigned effectively immediately, according to an internal memorandum sent to employees. In the memo, reviewed by Dow Jones Newswires, UBS Investment ...