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BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Income Trust Announces Additional ...
BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Income Trust Announces Additional ...
Argentina's YPF CEO announces $7B investment plan
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina—The chief executive of Argentina's newly state-controlled energy company YPF announced an ambitious five-year plan Tuesday, saying it will need to invest up to $7 billion annually to recover from declining oil and natural gas ...
BHP Shows Investment Tap Remains On
By Robb M. Stewart BHP Billiton's chief executive made it clear Wednesday the investment tap at the world's biggest mining company hasn't been turned off, even if falling commodity prices and escalating costs have made expansion plans tougher to sign ...
Euro-Area Investment Drop Offset Export Gains in 1st Quarter
Exports rose 1 percent in that period, while corporate investment declined 1.4 percent. Construction dropped 1.1 percent. The euro-area economy may struggle to gather strength after the need for new Greek elections and Spain's worsening banking crisis ...
Diageo Sets Out GBP1B Investment in Scotch Production
The investment, which Diageo said will create hundreds of jobs in Scotland, also includes the construction of new warehousing facilities to house additional volumes. Diageo has seen a 50% sales increase in Scotch over the last five years, ...
The Contrarian's Top 10 Investment Ideas
Lo-Q Mr. C now has a whopping 13% of his portfolio invested in theme park queue-busting techie Lo-Q -- an investment he has in common with a previously featured Foolish investor, Carmensfella. He hasn't taken profits, despite the company's shares ...
Financial Planning Coalition Says Investment Adviser SRO Legislation Offers ...
Financial Planning Coalition Says Investment Adviser SRO Legislation Offers ...
Discount Investment Rises to Week-High After Ham-Let Report
Discount Investment Corp. (DISI) rose to the highest level in more than a week after a report the holding company is seeking to sell its stake in Ham-Let Ltd. (HAML) The shares advanced 2.8 percent to 8.474 shekels, the highest level since May 29, ...
COLUMN-Greater realism on projected investment returns: Kemp
By John Kemp LONDON, June 6 (Reuters) - Investment behaviour, jobs and growth hinge on assumptions about the long-run returns and risks that investors should expect, and these expectations rarely budge, even when they become inappropriate or ...
Investment Values Web Retailer Fanatics at $1.5 Billion
By GREG BENSINGER Kynetic LLC is set to announce an investment from Andreessen Horowitz and Insight Venture Partners that will value its sports apparel site Fanatics.com at $1.5 billion. The two investment firms will invest a combined $150 million for ...
US groups tussle over investment adviser oversight
The measure, the Investment Adviser Oversight Act of 2012, would require a self-regulatory organization for registered investment advisers. Financial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus, a Republican, and Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, a Democrat, ...
India's PM Unveils Infrastructure Investment Plan
Work on an elevated-rail corridor in Mumbai, with an investment of 200 billion rupees, as well as contracts to expand India's road network by 9500 kilometers 5900 miles will also be awarded during the year. The government also set out plans to expand ...
China's Investment in Europe Triples Despite Crisis
Chinese direct investment into Europe tripled in 2011 to $10 billion, according to a new study that estimates Chinese companies are in the early stages of a global shopping spree that could see them spend as much as $250 billion-$500 billion in the ...
More investment bankers getting 'blanked'
Number of the day 14 percent That's the portion of investment bankers who didn't get a bonus last year, more than twice the figure in 2010, according to a poll by Options Group, an executive-search firm. Getting no bonus - or being "blanked" by an ...
Deloitte announces significant investment in strategic markets: Additional US ...
Deloitte announces significant investment in strategic markets: Additional US ...
Chinese investment into Europe set to boom: study
LONDON (Reuters) - Europe is riding a gathering wave of Chinese direct investment that could bring in $250 billion to $500 billion in fresh capital this decade, generating jobs but giving policymakers headaches in return, a report released on Thursday ...
PropertyGuru Secures Major Strategic Investment From ImmobilienScout24, a ...
PropertyGuru Secures Major Strategic Investment From ImmobilienScout24, a ...
South Stream sees final investment decision before year-end
By Luke Pachymuthu | KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 (Reuters) - The South Stream's gas pipeline consortium expects to make a final investment decision on the project before the end of the year, even as Europe grapples with a debt crisis, a senior company ...
Reliance Bets on India with $18 Billion Investment Plan
The investment plan and profit outlook from India's biggest company by market value come at a time when many business leaders are concerned about the country's slowing economy, unfriendly tax moves and the government's failure to push through reforms ...
AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Invests $11 Million to Revitalize Two ...
AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Invests $11 Million to Revitalize Two ...
The Investment Titan Who Outmaneuvered The Facebook Free Fall and Market ...
The Investment Titan Who Outmaneuvered The Facebook Free Fall and Market ...
Ford Plans First Bond Sale Since Rising to Investment Grade
(F) is planning to sell $1.5 billion of bonds in its first benchmark issue since the second-largest US automaker regained investment-grade ratings from Moody's Investors Service last month. Ford Motor Credit Co., its financing unit, may sell five- year ...
Disappointing month for foreign investment in Cuba
It's not been a banner week – or month – for Cuba on the trade, investment, and economic front. After its second attempt in 10 years to find commercial quantities of oil in Cuban deep water in the Gulf of Mexico – its latest well came up dry – Spain's ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES MAY 31, 2012 ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT
New York, NY, June 7, 2012: Pzena Investment Management, Inc. (NYSE: PZN) today reported its preliminary assets under management as of May 31, 2012. AUM for month-end May 2012, month-end April 2012, and month-end May 2011 are listed below: Pzena ...
China says to support railway investment -Xinhua
BEIJING, June 8 (Reuters) - China will step up policy support to ensure investment in the railway sector as part of measures to bolster economic growth, a top government official was quoted on Friday as saying. China said last month it would open up ...
MVC Capital Announces Investment in Biovation Holdings Inc.
Under the terms of the transaction, MVC has funded a $1.5 million note and, upon the realization of certain manufacturing, sales, and capital expenditure milestones, will fund a $1.55 million preferred equity investment. Based in Mankato, MN, ...
Investment in Chrysler's Kokomo plants beginning to pay off in jobs, excitement
KOKOMO, Ind. — On the cusp of realizing the end result of a historic, $1.3 billion investment in Kokomo's plants, Chrysler officials here and in Detroit, Mich., are riding high. With a new 8-speed, rear-wheel drive transmission expected to begin ...
National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts to Ring The NASDAQ Stock ...
National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts to Ring The NASDAQ Stock ...
Fitch Ratings Ratifies its Investment Grade for GRUPO SURA
MEDELLIN, Colombia, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Yesterday, Fitch Ratings announced that it has duly confirmed the international investment grade (BBB- with a stable outlook) as issued to GRUPO SURA a year ago; this after analyzing the ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Pandora, Charter Communications ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Pandora, Charter Communications ...
An Investment on Wheels? Maybe Just an Expensive Hobby
Or, to put it another way, could they be considered an investment or a collectible like art, or were they money pits like a yacht? “People turn me off when the first thing they say is 'What is this worth?' ” said Ralph Marano, a car dealer and ...
American Equity Investment CEO takes medical leave
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — The president and CEO of American Equity Investment will take a medical leave of absence, effective immediately, the company said Friday. The annuity and insurance underwriter did not disclose further details about the ...
Karnataka Secures '5 Trillion in Investment Commitments
(Source: Shamsheer Yousaf and Madhurima Nandy Mint, New Delhi (MCT) — Karnataka secured about `5 trillion in investment commitments on the first day of its Global Investors Meet on Thursday. Nearly 400 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) were signed, ...
Ford Latest Rising Angel to Sell Investment-Grade Debt
By David Benoit Ford Motor Co. wasted little time tapping the investment-grade bond market after getting its Blue Oval back. The auto-maker had celebrated its return to the investment-grade universe last month, an upgrade that allowed it to reclaim its ...
Investment protection from Europe's misery
For those seeking a truly risk-free experience, US Treasurys remain the world's safest investment, experts say. Webman says most people should keep at least some of their portfolio in these good-as-cash securities. But the yield on the 10-year note hit ...
Silver Better Investment Than Gold, According to Penny Stock Detectives, a ...
Silver Better Investment Than Gold, According to Penny Stock Detectives, a ...
Seeking investment protection from Europe's misery
For those seeking a truly risk-free experience, US Treasuries remain the world's safest investment, experts say. Webman says most people should keep at least some of their portfolio in these good-as-cash securities. But the yield on the 10-year note ...
Richard Cunningham, CFA® Joins Opes Advisors as Director of Investment ...
Richard Cunningham, CFA® Joins Opes Advisors as Director of Investment ...
Foreign Direct Investment Magazine Classifies Bahrain as Top Area for Business ...
Foreign Direct Investment Magazine Classifies Bahrain as Top Area for Business ...
Private Equity Real Estate Investment Firm, Cohen Asset Management, Inc., and ...
Private Equity Real Estate Investment Firm, Cohen Asset Management, Inc., and ...
An investment in art is an investment in the city, Lansing leaders say as they ...
An investment in art is an investment in the city, Lansing leaders say as they ...
An African Investment Boom
By BARRY D. WOOD | MORE ARTICLES BY AUTHOR Africa is thriving, with foreign direct investment—much of it from China—expected to reach $150 billion in 2015. But corruption remains a huge problem. In 1994, newspapers around the world ran photos of ...
Property-Investment Picture Brightens in China
By ESTHER FUNG SHANGHAI— Investment in property development in China picked up in May as a decline in housing sales narrowed amid a "fine-tuning" of market curbs, suggesting the market bottomed out in April. Property development investment for the ...
Who's keeping investment advisor honest
(Undated) -- A US House committee has taken up a bill that would allow investment advisers to police themselves, through what's called a self-regulatory organization. Critics of the idea say that's like putting a fox in charge of the henhouse - and ...
Investment Focus: Cairn India - Buy
Investors with a long-term perspective can consider buying the shares of oil exploration and production major Cairn India. Attractive valuations and good prospects for stepping up production support the recommendation. The stock of Cairn India has ...
Buy a farm, says investment guru
But back on the farm it's still hard work convincing cashed-up pension funds in Australia or overseas to modify their investment strategies to take advantage of many big and small scale rural opportunities on offer. While some big superannuation names ...
Is Ultra Petroleum the Ultimate Investment?
By Rich Duprey, The Motley Fool With more than 5400 stocks to choose from, the universe of investment possibilities is enormous. You could get tips over the company water cooler or from Internet discussion boards. A better way might be to look for ...
BoI aims at making investment climate more attractive
ISLAMABAD: The Board of Investment (BoI) aims to make investment climate more attractive and in this regard an Investment Policy is being updated. To operationalise the policy, an Investment Strategy 2012-2016 has been formulated, in consultation with ...
Investment bankers see pay curbs
NEW YORK – The proportion of investment bankers who got no bonuses last year more than doubled to about 14 percent, a poll by executive search firm Options Group shows. The percentage of employees who weren't given an annual award rose from 6 percent ...
Chrysler investment paying off in Kokomo
By SCOTT SMITH Kokomo Tribune KOKOMO -- On the cusp of realizing the end result of a historical, $1.3 billion investment in Kokomo's plants, Chrysler officials here and in Detroit are riding high. With a new eight-speed, rear-wheel-drive transmission ...