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China Lodging Group, Limited Announces Investment in Starway Hotels
Mr Qi Ji, founder, executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China Lodging Group, commented, "before this investment, our company operated three brands in the limited service hotel segment, namely, Seasons Hotel, Hanting Express Hotel, ...
Romney and Obama Duel Over Solyndra, Investment Records
And officials argue that Republicans share some of the blame for the downsides in investment in an emerging industry. “Both Republican and Democratic administrations advanced Solyndra's application, and the company was widely praised as successful and ...
Walter Investment Management Corp. Announces Completion Of First Delinquency ...
Walter Investment Management Corp. Announces Completion Of First Delinquency ...
Federal Realty Investment Trust to Present at REITWeek 2012: NAREIT's Investor ...
Federal Realty Investment Trust to Present at REITWeek 2012: NAREIT's Investor ...
Investment Advisor Charged with Bank Fraud
By JACK BOUBOUSHIAN CHICAGO (CN) - A Chicago investment advisor was chargedwith obtaining $3.2 million worth of loans from a bank, purportedly on behalf of his clients, which he used to make his mortgage payments. Robert Lunn, age 62, was charged with ...
GM Chief Hopes to Return to Investment Grade Within Year
Analysts with credit-rating companies Moody's Investors Service and Fitch Ratings have said they will evaluate how GM addresses that shortfall as they consider restoring an investment-grade credit rating. Ford (F) also is offering lump-sum pension ...
PCM Fund Inc. Announces Change to Investment Policy
The Board of Trustees approved this policy change based on recommendations from Allianz Global Investors Fund Management LLC ("AGIFM"), the Fund's investment manager, and Pacific Investment Management Company LLC ("PIMCO"), the Fund's sub-adviser, ...
BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Income Trust Announces Special Distribution
NEW YORK, Jun 01, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- BlackRock Advisors, LLC today announced that BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Income Trust (ASE:RFA) has declared a special distribution of tax-exempt income. This distribution is in lieu of RFA's regular ...
Grand Blanc investment strategist recommends GM salaried retirees 'seriously ... - The Flint Journal
Grand Blanc investment strategist recommends GM salaried retirees 'seriously ...
Timbercreek Senior Mortgage Investment Corporation Announces $4.78 million Non ...
Timbercreek Senior Mortgage Investment Corporation Announces $4.78 million Non ...
Investment trusts best performers over Queen's reign
Investment trusts have fared better than almost every other asset in the 60 years since the Queen came to the throne, overcoming wars, oil shocks and credit crises. If you had invested £1000 in 1952, many of these funds would have turned you into a ...
Burma Govt Wants Investment Focus Away from Natural Resources
(PHOTO: Reuters) BANGKOK—Burma's Energy Minister Than Htay on Friday told a Bangkok audience of international business leaders and government officials that the government wants to change the country's foreign investment focus away from oil and gas ...
EFG-Hermes Shareholders Approve QInvest Deal for Investment Bank
By Alaa Shahine and Robert Tuttle on June 02, 2012 Shareholders of EFG-Hermes Holding SAE (HRHO) voted in favor of creating an investment bank in which QInvest LLC, a unit of Qatar Islamic Bank (QIBK), will own 60 percent. The vote was confirmed by ...
Sheriff's 'Long-Term Investment' in Peninsula Youth Paying Instant Dividends
"It's a long-term investment for us," Barberini said of the program. "The kids at this age grow up to be teenagers, and if we can build that relationship it works to everybody's benefit." The lunch program splits students into groups of ...
China: The Return Of Fixed Asset Investment
China's weak economic data on Friday points to a return to fixed asset investment after a year long decline. May's official purchasing managers index, or PMI, came in weaker than expected. While the low National Bureau of Statistics' PMI print partly ...
The Unintelligent Investment? Gauging Facebook's IPO Through The Lens Of ...
The Unintelligent Investment? Gauging Facebook's IPO Through The Lens Of ...
Investment: Nigeria woos Luxemburg
The statement quoted the vice-president as saying that areas of investment included power, transportation, agriculture, health, education, finance, mine and steel, and housing. Sambo used the opportunity to explain the efforts the government was making ...
Frost's Teva investment is no surprise
Teva chairman Dr. Phillip Frost's investment is not surprising, if only because of the low point reached by Teva's share price. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) chairman Dr. Phillip Frost bought one million shares of the ...
Value Trap or Investment Opportunity
Value trap or investment opportunity that is the question that investors must answer in order for them to be successful. Perry Como once sang to us about catching a falling star and putting it in our pocket. Wall Street has an adage that cautions ...
China's US$642 million investment in M'sia approved
KOTA KINABALU: A total of 74 projects with China's participation involving a total investment of US$642 million and expected to provide 7500 job opportunities have been approved. Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong ...
NSE: Declining trend persists, as investment value dips by N86bn
By MICHAEL EBOH & CHINEDU IBEABUCHI A significant decline was re corded in investment value on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, last week, as the market capitalization of listed equities dipped by N85.625 billion. Specifically, the market capitalization, ...
Mobil eyes increased investment in facilities upgrade
“We completed a major investment programme that has enhanced the value of our Mobil House office complex in Victoria Island. We are now starting the refurbishment of Mobil Court. At the end of the upgrade, the property will be restored to world-class ...
Jobs data, troubles in Europe vex market
“This data shows everybody that the economy is slowing,” said Doug Roberts, chief investment strategist at the Channel Capital Research Institute LLC, a macroeconomic-research firm. “Reality is setting in.” Meanwhile, while debate continues over ...
GAO report criticizes Finra
By Dan Jamieson and Mark Schoeff Jr. With Congress about to take up legislation that would shift oversight of investment advisers from the Securities and Exchange Commission to an industry organization, the agency that wants to fill that role — Finra ...
CABEM Technologies Delivers Investment Loan App
FRANKLIN, Mass., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- CABEM Technologies has delivered to Alliance Partners, an asset management and services firm located in Chevy Chase, Maryland, an Investment Loan App (application). The App allows banking members ...
Clearwater Analytics Continues Strong Growth as Web-Based Investment ...
Clearwater Analytics Continues Strong Growth as Web-Based Investment ...
Trez Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation raises $100 million in initial ...
Trez Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation raises $100 million in initial ...
Aflac Incorporated Hires Bradley E. Dyslin as Managing Director; Global Head ...
Aflac Incorporated Hires Bradley E. Dyslin as Managing Director; Global Head ...
Tourism Australia woos Asian investment
There's nothing like Australia TOURISM Australia has made a pitch to dramatically increase the level of Chinese investment in the local tourism industry and snare Australia a greater share of the estimated 100 million Chinese tourists tipped to be ...
Bill Maher Gets Huge Tax Subsidy From The Poor With His Investment In Mets
Yet with his investment in the New York Mets Maher is getting a huge subsidy from low-income tax payers who helped finance Citi Field, the team's stadium. The total cost of Citi Field was $831 million. Of that amount the owners of the Major League ...
Hero to merge investment arm with self, invest Rs.2575 crore
By IANS, New Delhi : Hero MotoCorp, the world's largest two-wheeler maker, Monday said it would merge with itself Hero Investments, the investment arm of the parent firm, and set up two more plants in Gujarat and Rajasthan under an investment plan ...
Morgan Stanley Names Saperstein to Lead Brokerage's Investment-Products Unit ...
Morgan Stanley Names Saperstein to Lead Brokerage's Investment-Products Unit ...
Investment in mining and oil and gas sectors stimulates demand in other ...
Investment in mining and oil and gas sectors stimulates demand in other ...
Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation Will Present At Sidoti & Company's ...
Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation Will Present At Sidoti & Company's ...
TEXT-S&P FAQ details temporary investment criteria update
The report, "Credit FAQ: What's Behind Our Investment Criteria Update For Temporary Investments In Transaction Accounts?," outlines how we aligned our updated investment criteria with our updated criteria for assessing counterparty and supporting ...
Canada Needs to Improve Investment of Foreign Reserves - Report
"The most pressing need is to enhance and formalize the investment process within the [Asset Allocation Framework]," the report said. The Asset Allocation Framework governs portfolio management for the government's exchange fund account, or EFA, ...
EPF's Q1 investment income up 18.5% to RM7.7b
KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund's (EPF) investment income in the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 (Q1, 2012) rose to RM7.74bil, with income from equities accounting for RM3.62bil. The EPF said on Tuesday the Q1 investment income was up ...
Newcastle Announces a New MSR Co-Investment with Nationstar Mortgage
NEW YORK, Jun 05, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Newcastle Investment Corp. (NYSE:NCT) announced today that it has co-invested with Nationstar Mortgage LLC ("Nationstar") in Nationstar's acquisition of mortgage servicing rights ("MSRs") from Bank of America, ...
Erie Insurance appoints new chief investment officer
ERIE, Pa., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Erie Insurance is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Postema as senior vice president and chief investment officer. Postema will be responsible for the investment strategies of Erie Insurance ...
Equity Research on Chimera Investment Corporation and MFA Financial Inc ...
Equity Research on Chimera Investment Corporation and MFA Financial Inc ...
OVIA Announces Major Strategic Investment from Recruit and Company Name ...
OVIA Announces Major Strategic Investment from Recruit and Company Name ...
RDIF and CIC Launch Russia-China Investment Fund
By RDIF and CIC In a signing ceremony in Beijing, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Hu Jintao today witnessed the launch of the Russia-China Investment Fund (RCIF). The $2-4 billion fund, established jointly by the Russian Direct ...
Catalyst Investors Increases Investment in InSite Wireless Group
NEW YORK, Jun 05, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Growth equity firm Catalyst Investors today announced a follow-on investment in portfolio company InSite Wireless Group, LLC, owner, operator and manager of wireless communication tower site facilities and ...
REMINDER: Equities.com to Present at the National Investment Banking ...
REMINDER: Equities.com to Present at the National Investment Banking ...
Infocast Presents the JOBS Act Investment Summit -- the 1st Major Event ...
Infocast Presents the JOBS Act Investment Summit -- the 1st Major Event ...
GM Pension Shift Misses Investment-Grade Mark: Corporate Finance
(F) as an investment-grade marque. While transferring some retirement obligations to a Prudential Finance Inc. unit will remove liabilities from Detroit-based GM's books, the use of as much as $4.5 billion of its own cash “will balance out” the ...
Mendocino Farms Receives Significant Investment From Leading Consumer-Focused ...
Mendocino Farms Receives Significant Investment From Leading Consumer-Focused ...
Putin Pushes Investment on China Trip
Russia and China on Tuesday moved closer to opening a joint investment fund, worth at least $2 billion, as part of President Vladimir Putin's visit to Beijing. After retaking the Kremlin in May, Putin went to China after first traveling westward to ...
PennantPark Investment Corporation Announces Its Quarterly Distribution of ...
PennantPark Investment Corporation Announces Its Quarterly Distribution of ...
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet ...
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet ...