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Facebook IPO creates a buzz: A good investment?
Does this qualify me to give advice on something as important to so many as is the investment on stock? Definitely not. But that is not the point. I think that for those of us that are not overly optimistic and who may not be in tune to the complexity ...
UAE seeks Korean investment
The UAE Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri has invited South Korean investment into infrastructure, financial services and health. Inaugurating the third joint economic committee meeting between the two countrieshe, the minister also ...
Ecolab CEO Flattered By Gates Firms' Investment Strategy
(MSFT) co-founder's Cascade Investment LLC and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Trust to acquire up to 25% of Ecolab's shares. In return, the firms agreed to refrain from initiating a proxy fight to gain control of Ecolab and pledged to support ...
Nomura to Triple Investment Bank Leaders in Americas by 2017
May 9 (Bloomberg) -- Nomura Holdings Inc., Japan's largest brokerage, plans to almost triple the number of senior executives in its Americas investment-banking division as competitors retrench. The unit expects to have about 100 managing and executive ...
Analysis: China gas reforms spark investment boom
By Charlie Zhu | HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's big state companies, confident on the outlook for domestic natural gas reforms, are buying up local distributors and raising fresh capital - and making gas the hottest prospect for energy investment in the ...
Advocate Geoffrey Canada wants big investment in KC's neediest kids
“This takes a serious investment,” Canada said. “It requires communities to have real resources.” Canada is speaking at the “Saving Kansas City's Sixth Child” luncheon Thursday at Westin Crown Center in support of the Kansas City summer Freedom Schools ...
Walter Investment Management Corp. Announces Strong First Quarter Results
(ASE:WAC) ("Walter Investment" or the "Company") today announced highlights and results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Pro Forma Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter was $59.1 million, driven by a full quarter of contractual fee revenue from the ...
Intesa Sanpaolo's Investment Bank Profits From Improved Trading
MILAN (Dow Jones)--Banca IMI, the investment banking arm of Italy's Intesa Sanpaolo SpA (ISP.MI), Wednesday reported a 43% rise in its first-quarter consolidated net profit to EUR235 million, on improved trading activity after the European Central Bank ...
Manulife Asset Management hires asset allocation head in Asia to drive ...
Manulife Asset Management hires asset allocation head in Asia to drive ...
Fidelity Launches New Investment Solutions Geared Towards Conservative and ...
Fidelity Launches New Investment Solutions Geared Towards Conservative and ...
IBPC highlights investment opportunities in RAK
Investment opportunities in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) for Indian businessmen were highlighted at a conference in Dubai late Monday. In association with the Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC) Dubai; RAK Investment Authority (Rakia) organised a ...
Kwame Kilpatrick, Former Detroit Mayor, Sued By SEC Over Pension Fund ...
Kwame Kilpatrick, Former Detroit Mayor, Sued By SEC Over Pension Fund ...
Spain, Portugal want more European investment help
LISBON, Portugal—The leaders of Spain and Portugal said Wednesday they want the European Investment Bank to play a bigger role in generating economic growth on the continent by financing more business projects. The EIB is the European Union's ...
Federal Realty Investment Trust To Audio Webcast Investor/Analyst Day Presentation
ROCKVILLE, Md., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) invites you to listen to a live audio webcast of a presentation to be given to investors and analysts on Thursday, May 17th, 2012 at 8:00 am PDT | 11:00 ...
TRX Systems Inc. Closes Investment from New Dominion and Maryland's DBED
Investment to Fund Growth in Indoor Location Business Greenbelt, MD (PRWEB) May 09, 2012 TRX Systems Inc., an award-winning developer of precise, infrastructure free, indoor tracking products, today announced investment from New Dominion Angels, ...
Calloway Real Estate Investment Trust Releases First Quarter Results
TORONTO, ONTARIO, May 09, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Calloway Real Estate Investment Trust (TOR:CA:CWT.UN) is pleased to report strong results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. -- Maintained portfolio occupancy rate at the 99.0% level ...
Federal Realty Investment Trust's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings ...
Federal Realty Investment Trust's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings ...
China Investment Stops Buying Europe Debt on Crisis Concern
May 10 (Bloomberg) -- China Investment Corp. has stopped buying European government debt because of an economic crisis on the continent, though it continues to look for new investments there, said CIC President Gao Xiqing. "What is happening in Europe ...
Investment manager, civic leader Henry Evers dies
Henry K. Evers, a longtime San Francisco community leader and investment manager, died at his home on Russian Hill on April 17 of heart failure at the age of 91. Mr. Evers was a top investment manager for many years with Berry, Hartell, Evers & Osborne ...
Rainier Investment Management Launches International Small Cap Equity Strategy
SEATTLE, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Rainier Investment Management, Inc.®, adviser to the Rainier Funds, has launched the International Discovery Fund (RAIIX) as of March 28, 2012. While managed by a distinct team, this new, international, ...
PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust to Present at the 11th Annual JMP ...
PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust to Present at the 11th Annual JMP ...
Solutionreach Announces Growth Equity Investment From Summit Partners
This investment positions Solutionreach to maintain its leadership position in patient communication software while accelerating its rapid growth. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2000, Solutionreach delivers high-value ...
Statoil Sees Shah Deniz Investment Decision in a Year's Time
Statoil ASA (STL), a partner in the Shah Deniz 2 gas field off Azerbaijan, expects the development group to make a final investment decision in mid-2013 as Europe seeks to tap the fuel to ease dependence on Russian supply. The Norwegian company and the ...
TEXT-Fitch affirms CCLA Public Sector Investment Fund
May 10 - Fitch Ratings has affirmed the CCLA Public Sector Investment Fund - The Public Sector Deposit Fund (PSDF) at 'AAAmmf'. The PSDF is a sub-fund of the UK-domiciled umbrella fund, CCLA Public Sector Investment Fund managed by CCLA Investment ...
Obama announcement an investment in the youth vote
Backing gay marriage is also an investment. Attitudes towards gay marriage are probably only going to get better, and as young people get older, accrue debt, and pay higher taxes, they tend to vote more. While their attitudes on economic issues might ...
How to buy ... investment real estate
The downside: Investment in real property — unless you're buying shares in a real estate investment trust — isn't as liquid as putting money into the stock market. And real estate markets are often cyclical in nature. In fact, those adverse to the ...
Increasing Investment in Stem Cell Technology and Promising Research Outcomes ...
Increasing Investment in Stem Cell Technology and Promising Research Outcomes ...
Apartment Investment and Management Company Announces Offering of 11000000 ...
Apartment Investment and Management Company Announces Offering of 11000000 ...
Study: Higher ed investment returns better than casinos, tax cuts
The paper, “Economic Impact of Investment in Public Higher Education in Massachusetts: Short-Run Employment Stimulus, Long-Run Public Returns,” argues that an $800 million boost to higher education would produce an extra 11200 graduates per year, ...
Zincore Closes Strategic Investment With First Quantum Minerals
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, May 10, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Zincore Metals Inc. (TOR:CA:ZNC) (lma:ZNC) ("Zincore" or the "Company") is pleased to report that it has closed a strategic investment by way of private placement ("the Offering") ...
Argentina Pres Says Some Companies Must Present Investment Plans
By Taos Turner OF DOW JONES NEWSWIRES BUENOS AIRES (Dow Jones)--Companies in Argentina that receive subsidies or other state benefits will be required to present investment plans to the government, Argentine President Cristina Kirchner said late ...
China April property investment growth slows
(Add comments, background) * China real estate investment +9.2 pct in April * Sales, construction activities fall in April on yr * Local governments already relaxing policies By Langi Chiang and Nick Edwards BEIJING, May 11 (Reuters) - China's annual ...
China Property Investment Cools Further
By ESTHER FUNG SHANGHAI—Investment in property development in China slowed in April, as housing sales continued to be weak despite government campaigns to bring down prices and support first-home buyers, deterring would-be developers from purchasing ...
Innovative and Shockingly Successful Investment System Offered by Absolute Wealth
The "Trash Can Trader" investment training course is being released by Absolute Wealth, and is preceded by two free bonus videos from the expert behind the program. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 Investing, especially in such an uncertain and ...
Investment Advice You Can Actually Use
Most of the information you read, hear, or watch pertaining to investing is either too simplistic or too complicated to be effectively implemented in your investment strategy. If you attempt to react to the minute details of each bit of market or ...
Apartment Investment and Management Company Updates Guidance and Expects 11 ...
Apartment Investment and Management Company Updates Guidance and Expects 11 ...
TriLyn Establishes Investment Management Unit Backed by Akard Street Partners ...
TriLyn Establishes Investment Management Unit Backed by Akard Street Partners ...
4 Things Investment Managers Say To Justify Losses
SEE: Does Your Investment Manager Measure Up? Look for Explanations, Not Justifications Right off the bat, it's important to recognize that many investment managers do conduct themselves with integrity and are willing to communicate candidly about the ...
Marcelo Castro Alves | Focus Investment Advisors Selected For "2012 Miami ...
Marcelo Castro Alves | Focus Investment Advisors Selected For "2012 Miami ...
JPMorgan's Chief Investment Officer Ina Drew Embraced Risk Before 'Egregious ...
JPMorgan's Chief Investment Officer Ina Drew Embraced Risk Before 'Egregious ...
BC Investment Supports Some Of CP's Nominees; But Not CEO or Chairman
By Ben Dummett Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES TORONTO (Dow Jones)--British Columbia Investment Management Corp., a big Canadian pension fund, said it would endorse some directors put forth by the board of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (CP) in its proxy fight ...
Two Harbors Investment Corp. to Present At the Wells Fargo Securities 2012 ...
Two Harbors Investment Corp. to Present At the Wells Fargo Securities 2012 ...
Investment Opportunities Popping Up in Europe
"Europe is a big area, and there are places you don't want to invest," says Sam Katzman, chief investment officer at Constellation Wealth Advisors, which manages $4.5 billion. "But there's a lot of opportunity." The Euro Stoxx 50, an index of euro-area ...
PM seeks UK investment in Pakistan for greater profits
LONDON: Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani Friday invited British businessmen to take up the business opportunities in Pakistan which he described as the most investor-friendly regimes in the region where the investment offered greater profit margin than ...
North Korea looking to Singapore and Indonesia for business know-how and ...
North Korea looking to Singapore and Indonesia for business know-how and ...
Important investment in history
It is my sincere hope that the governor will reconsider his veto and restore funding for the Florida Education Channel so that these and other programs of importance to students and educators will continue to be available. It is an important investment ...
Coyotes, Kings feed off captains' emotional investment
"Playoffs are as much about emotional investment as anything," said former Calgary Flames general manager Craig Button. "Both Shane Doan and Dustin Brown embody this characteristic." Heading into Sunday's series opener (8 pm ET, NBC Sports Network) ...
Investment considerations Stocks, bonds or ... ?
When it comes to socking away savings, most people think of their bank accounts, their 401(k)s or their stocks. Or maybe what they've stuffed in a shoebox or under the mattress. The federal government is hoping more consumers will instead think about ...
Avon investment firm targets apartments
The owners of Avon real estate investment firm Corridor Ventures, which has traditionally specialized in college student housing, is making an aggressive push into the multifamily rental market. In the past nine months alone, Corridor Ventures raised ...
China, Japan and ROK ink investment deal[1]|chinadaily.com.cn
BEIJING - China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) signed a deal on Sunday in Beijing to promote and protect trilateral investment after more than 13 rounds of talks over the past five years. The deal was clinched Sunday morning as leaders of the ...