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TABLE-Israel FDI jumps to $550 mln in April
June 10 (Reuters) - Israel received $550 million worth of foreign direct investment (FDI) through local banks in April, well above March's level of $114 million, the Bank of Israel said on Sunday. Following is a summary of the bank's figures in ...
Motif provides investors with investment themes
Enter Motif Investing, a startup designed to match investors with developing investment opportunities. It emerged from beta last week, and is targeting investors and financial advisers. Unlike most startups, Motif has a full staff, some significant ...
Chadema Advises More Investment in Education
By Meddy Mulisa, 9 June 2012 Bukoba — THE government should invest more in the education sector to enable Tanzanians to compete on equal footing in the East African Labour Market. The advice was made by Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema) ...
Aquino brings home US$2.5-B investment pledges from UK, US
MANILA – President Benigno Aquino III had secured US$2.5-billion worth of investment pledges from his business trips in the United Kingdom and the United States last week. Upon arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on Sunday, ...
Period review of all investment proposals received at GIM: CM
PUTTUR: The state chief secretary and minister for industries will follow up on all investment proposals received in recently concluded GIM 2012 every month and submit a report to the chief minister. These reports in turn would be reviewed every ...
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 ...
Economic Investment of Girls and Women at the G(irls)20 Summit
In one week, the G20 summit will take place in Mexico, where the world's most influential leaders will make important decisions regarding economic investment and policy that affects women and girls. On May 28, the G(irls)20 Summit took place at the ...
Obama's Turkish investment has paid big dividends
Over the past year, this investment in Turkey has begun to pay some big dividends – anchoring the policy of the United States in a region that sometimes seems adrift. Erdogan's clout was on display this week as he hosted a meeting in Istanbul of the ...
Gold-Investment Demand in China to Advance 10%, ICBC Forecasts
By Bloomberg News on June 10, 2012 Gold-investment demand in China may gain more than 10 percent this year as buyers seek a haven from Europe's escalating debt crisis and the prospect of weakening currencies, according to the country's largest bullion ...
Wong cold on union co-investment push
ACTU secretary Dave Oliver will push at Prime Minister Julia Gillard's economic forum this week for government intervention, similar to the co-investment model for Holden, in other sectors. Australian Workers Union boss Paul Howes flagged the idea last ...
Sub-Sahara Africa Stocks: Centum Investment Kenya, Mumias Sugar
Centum Investment Co. (CENTUM) , Kenya's largest investment company, advanced 1.7 percent to 14.80 shillings, heading for the biggest gain since April 18. The company's investment income will receive a boost from the exposure to short term government ...
Association of Asian American Investment Managers Names Jan Le Chang New President
SAN FRANCISCO, Jun 11, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Association of Asian American Investment Managers (AAAIM), an alliance of prominent, successful Asian American leaders, has named Jan Le Chang its new President. In her role, Ms. Le Chang will continue ...
Investment Partners Asset Management Announces That a Shareholder Proposal ...
Investment Partners Asset Management Announces That a Shareholder Proposal ...
India may lose investment status on slow growth
By MarketWatch MUMBAI--Standard & Poor's Rating Services Monday warned India could become the first BRIC nation to lose its investment-grade rating if it doesn't step up economic reforms and improve investment climate, turning the heat on a government ...
AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Invests $10 Million To Preserve Affordable ...
AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Invests $10 Million To Preserve Affordable ...
PennantPark Investment Corporation [PNNT] to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market ...
PennantPark Investment Corporation [PNNT] to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market ...
China topped USA in renewable energy investment in 2011
GENEVA – Global investment in renewable energy reached a record $257 billion last year, with solar attracting more than half the total, according to a UN report released Monday. Investment in solar energy surged to $147 billion in 2011, a year-on-year ...
Technicolor Rejects Higher JPMorgan Investment Proposal
By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED Technicolor on Monday rejected a revised investment bid by JPMorgan Chase, after the film equipment maker's board deemed the newer offer too onerous. The decision by Technicolor's board, less than two weeks away from a ...
Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation Announces New Acquisition
By Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation FREEHOLD, NJ, June 11, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation (NYSE:MNR) today announced the acquisition on June 8, 2012, of a 119912 square foot industrial building located at ...
S&P: India risks losing investment grade rating
In its report, 'Will India be the first BRIC fallen angel,' S&P said: “Slowing GDP growth and political roadblocks to economic policy-making could put India at the risk of losing its investment grade rating” and pointed out that the crux of the current ...
Investment Professionals, Inc. Stronger Than Ever After 20 Years
By Investment Professionals, Inc. SAN ANTONIO, June 11, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Investment Professionals, Inc. (IPI) announced it's celebrating twenty years of doing business. The cause for celebration is not simply their longevity, but the fact that ...
CreXus Investment Corp. Declares 2nd Quarter 2012 Dividend of $0.27 per Share
NEW YORK, Jun 11, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of CreXus Investment Corp. (NYSE:CXS) declared the second quarter 2012 common stock cash dividend of $0.27 per common share. This dividend is payable July 26, 2012 to common shareholders ...
Independent Investment Real Estate Broker Beats The Big Guys, Again!
CHARLES, Ill., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Michael P. Jakubiec, CCIM; President and Managing Broker of Michael P. Jakubiec Investment Real Estate, Inc. www.mpjrealestate.com , is pleased to announce the sale of a 48 unit property in ...
Iran, US debt dithering top investment risks : MFS
By Manuela Badawy | NEW YORK (Reuters) - MFS Investment Management is looking past Europe's chronic economic weakness and debt crisis, which it expects to continue for the next six to nine months, and turning its focus on Iran's nuclear ambition and ...
Investor protections for investment advice sought
Consumers seeking investment help are often clueless about the different types of financial services available, experts say. And it's not easy for them to compare advisers and make an informed decision. Unfortunately, the industry and regulators do ...
LightSpeed Raises $30 Million Series A Investment from Accel Partners
LightSpeed, a leading software company that helps retailers revolutionize in-store shopping, announced today the closing of a US $30 million Series A investment from Accel Partners. The funding represents the first institutional investment in the ...
GoHealth Announces $50 Million Investment From Norwest Equity Partners
CHICAGO, IL, Jun 12, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- GoHealth, a Chicago-based technology company, has announced a $50 million equity investment from Norwest Equity Partners ("NEP"), a leading middle market investment firm. The minority investment in ...
Manekin and Brennan Investment Group Form Strategic Alliance
COLUMBIA, Md., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Manekin, LLC, one of the largest full-service commercial real estate companies in the Baltimore/Washington marketplace, and Brennan Investment Group, a Chicago-based private real estate investment ...
Your money: The best investment I ever made
Name: David Rosenberg, Chief Economist and Strategist, Gluskin Sheff Investment: Bonds and gold The story: "The best strategy call I ever made in my career was what I refer to as the 'bond-bullion barbell'. It basically means having exposure to two ...
Investment in Heidelberg Solutions Fuels Renewed Confidence and Hones Printers ...
Investment in Heidelberg Solutions Fuels Renewed Confidence and Hones Printers ...
Trez Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation issues $15 million additional shares
By Trez Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation VANCOUVER, June 12, 2012 -- /CNW/ - Trez Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation (the "Company") announced today that it has completed the issuance of an additional 1500000 Class A Shares for gross ...
Globalgroup Investment Holdings Announces GlobalLOK™ Computer Control ...
Globalgroup Investment Holdings Announces GlobalLOK™ Computer Control ...
US renewable energy investment jumps 57%, reports find
Solar power became the leading renewable energy technology worldwide, as investment increased 52 percent in 2011, two reports found. The US increased renewable energy investment by 57 percent to $51 billion in 2011, as developers sought to take ...
The Investment Fallout From Apple's Latest Moves
Stocks such as Garmin and TeleCommunication Systems will be hurt by Apple's new navigation app, writes Wedbush Securities. We attended the address by Apple CEO Tim Cook Monday, where the company announced a Next-Generation MacBook Pro, upgrades to the ...
BlackRock Appoints Chief Investment Officer to New Global Real Estate ...
BlackRock Appoints Chief Investment Officer to New Global Real Estate ...
Two Harbors Investment Corp. Announces Second Quarter 2012 Dividend of $0.40 ...
Two Harbors Investment Corp. Announces Second Quarter 2012 Dividend of $0.40 ...
What is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary?
I just renewed my Accredited Investment Fiduciary ® (AIF ® ) designation for another year after completing six hours or Continuing Education credits. The AIF ® designation is put out by fi360.com. Currently three firm advisors have AIF ® designations: ...
Fresh Brothers Secures Investment from Skechers Co-Founder
LOS ANGELES, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Fresh Brothers, an eight-unit chain of pizzerias located in Southern California, has received an equity investment from Michael Greenberg, co-founder and president of Manhattan Beach-based shoe ...
CalPERS investment officer Dear named chairman of SEC advisory committee
By Dale Kasler CalPERS official Joe Dear has been named chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission's new investor advisory committee. The committee was established by Congress as part of the Dodd-Frank law overhauling regulation of the ...
China wants investment in energy, other sectors
ISLAMABAD (INP): Dr Fan Gongsheng, President, China Investment Corporation, Hong Kong,one of the top investment companies in the world with more than 410 billion dollar of assets, called on Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani at the PM's House ...
Disney investment in parks, resorts tops $10.5B during Iger tenure ...
Disney investment in parks, resorts tops $10.5B during Iger tenure ...
Ohio investment manager gets more than 6 years for defrauding ...
Ohio investment manager gets more than 6 years for defrauding ...
China Gold-Investment Demand to Grow More Than 10 ...
China Gold-Investment Demand to Grow More Than 10 ...
The Turkish Investment Fund, Inc. Announces Commencement of ...
The Turkish Investment Fund, Inc. Announces Commencement of ...
Gladstone Investment Corporation Announces Conference Call ...
Gladstone Investment Corporation Announces Conference Call ...
Disney investment in parks, resorts tops $10.5B during CEO Iger ...
Disney investment in parks, resorts tops $10.5B during CEO Iger ...
Three investment companies upgrade J&J stock
NEW YORK(MarketWatch) - A trio of investment banks on Wednesday upgraded Johnson & Johnson, a day after the firm got approval to buy Synthes for about ...
Bristol Investment Partners, LLC Sends Letter To Jaguar Mining ...
Bristol Investment Partners, LLC Sends Letter To Jaguar Mining ...
Jackson(R) to Sponsor Alternative Investment Web Seminar Series
Ryan Caldwell, senior vice president and co-portfolio manager of Ivy Investment Management Company will join the panel on July 18 and investment analyst ...
European 2011 Foreign Investment Flows More Than Doubled
The European Union's foreign direct investment flows more than doubled last year after a “significant” drop in 2010 as money between the U.S. and the ...