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Investment News 07/2012



Mutual Funds - Lessons from skipping investment conference
For most people, the start of summer turns their thoughts to barbecues, beaches and vacations. For me, however, it's about mutual funds, managers and expense ratios, as my summer hasn't started without a trip to Chicago for the Morningstar Investor ...
NV Energy's big investment initiative scrutinized - Las Vegas Review
NV Energy was sick. The company owned 39 percent of its generation and relied on volatile wholesale markets to cover the rest. By spending $4.3 billion to build eight power plants, the company...
ICL'S Dead Sea Works to Build Environmentally-Friendly 250mw Power Plant at ...
ICL'S Dead Sea Works to Build Environmentally-Friendly 250mw Power Plant at ...
'Real reform is pushing ahead with infrastructure investment'
We need labour reforms, further growth in services sector, more investment in roads, ports and airports too, and we also want to see the expeditious completion of the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor project because it will spur the kind of growth we ...
IRA Financial Group Believes New Investment Tax Triggered by President ...
IRA Financial Group Believes New Investment Tax Triggered by President ...
India's investment hopes bolstered by appointment of former PM
NEW DELHI (AFP) - Investors are hoping India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, whose radical reforms transformed the country's economy two decades ago, can work his magic once again after he took charge of the finance ministry. On Friday investors ...
SIMMONS: Return on investment in D.C. schools: D-
In case you missed the really big news about per-pupil funding and the D.C. Public Schools (DCPS), allow me to announce that the Obama administration has let the proverbial fat cat out of the bag: The U.S. Census Bureau reported June 21 that DCPS leads ...
Investment Houses Ditch Wall Street
Forget Wall Street. Cities like Jacksonville, Fla., and Salt Lake City are where the new finance jobs are these days. To save money, some of New York's and London's biggest investment houses are outsourcing jobs, not overseas but to smaller cities in ...
AMG Completes Investment in Yacktman Asset Management
With approximately $17 billion of assets under management, Yacktman is a highly-regarded investment manager specializing in large-cap equities through a unique, value-oriented approach. The firm seeks to make investments in high-quality businesses at ...
The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Commends Bank of America ...
The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Commends Bank of America ...
Old Mitt's Investment in a Fetus-Disposal Company Is Not a Great Thing for New ...
Old Mitt's Investment in a Fetus-Disposal Company Is Not a Great Thing for New ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Facebook, Morgan Stanley, Goldman ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Facebook, Morgan Stanley, Goldman ...
CastleOak Securities Recognized as a Top Minority-Owned Investment Bank for ...
CastleOak Securities Recognized as a Top Minority-Owned Investment Bank for ...
Newcastle Limited Buys Two Investment Properties in Chicago's Bucktown ...
Newcastle Limited Buys Two Investment Properties in Chicago's Bucktown ...
Lincoln Financial Group Names Ellen Cooper Executive Vice President and ...
Lincoln Financial Group Names Ellen Cooper Executive Vice President and ...
Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation Will Host Third Quarter 2012 ...
Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation Will Host Third Quarter 2012 ...
William M. Gillen joins Eaton Vance Investment Counsel as VP, Business ...
William M. Gillen joins Eaton Vance Investment Counsel as VP, Business ...
PennantPark Investment Corporation Schedules Earnings Release of Its Third ...
PennantPark Investment Corporation Schedules Earnings Release of Its Third ...
Pre-IPO Investor Leads Investment in Jumptap
KeatingCapital.com ), a business development company, announced that it has made a $5 million investment in the $27.5 million Series G Convertible Preferred Stock round of Jumptap, Inc. ("Jumptap"). Keating was the lead investor in the round and was ...
Calamos Investments Enhances Investment Platform and Team
PRNewswire/ -- Calamos Investments, a global investment management firm, announced important developments in executing strategic growth initiatives to evolve its global investment platform and enhance investment resources for the existing investment ...
S&P Raises CF Industries into Investment Grade on Recent Performance
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services boosted CF Industries Holdings Inc. (CF) into investment-grade territory, citing the fertilizer producer's recent operating performance and leverage-related metrics. The company's rating was raised to triple-B-minus ...
TEXT-Fitch: Limited Impact of Depreciating Rupee on National Investment Grade ...
TEXT-Fitch: Limited Impact of Depreciating Rupee on National Investment Grade ...
The Roaring Revenge of 'Investment Grade'
Never again, swore investors, academics, and politicians. Never again would we be so in thrall to an “investment-grade” seal of approval. In the run-up to the economic meltdown, credit-rating companies such as Standard Poor's and Moody's minted it by ...
InnVest Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Completion of Internal ...
InnVest Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Completion of Internal ...
With $3M Investment from Dental Insurer, Interleukin Explores New MDx ...
With $3M Investment from Dental Insurer, Interleukin Explores New MDx ...
IMF report urges Germany to increase domestic demand through consumer ...
IMF report urges Germany to increase domestic demand through consumer ...
Mobile: US South Winning War For Foreign Investment
Airbus' choice of Mobile, Alabama, as the site for its first-ever U.S. manufacturing plant for aircraft is but the latest Southern victory in an economic war between the states: The fight to win direct economic investment from overseas, in ...
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet ...
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet ...
Is Your Investment In RIMM In Question?
It appeared to me that it was almost like a new company being born, and so I wrote that an investment in RIMM should be thought of like an investment in a start-up, but with the advantage of already having a healthy balance-sheet, a well known brand, ...
Success of Investment Managers Prevails in Tough Conditions
LONDON, ENGLAND, Jul 04, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- As World Finance announces the winners of its Investment Management Awards 2012, we have been struck by how investment funds have tackled the current complexities of markets while ...
Final investment approval for A$23bn APLNG project
The joint venture partners of the Australia Pacific liquefied natural gas (APLNG) project have pulled the trigger on the second train of the A$23-billion investment. The two-train project, in Queensland, would have a nine-million-ton-a-year capacity ...
'For you ... anything.' Barclays emails are ugly
Ever feel like the financial markets are simply a rigged game where the house (i.e. the world's largest banks) always win? Reading text messages and emails between traders at Barclays (BCS) about their often successful attempts to manipulate global ...
Toronto Medical Company Seeks $10 Billion Dollar Investment
Saringer Life Science Technologies Inc. (SLST) is making headlines today as the Canadian manufacturer and distributor of medical devices is seeking an investment to fund a colossal business expansion plan. To date, the company has published four major ...
Timbercreek Senior Mortgage Investment Corporation Raises $153.8 Million in ...
Timbercreek Senior Mortgage Investment Corporation Raises $153.8 Million in ...
NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust announces July ...
NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust announces July ...
Specialist Investment Management Selects SS&C's Global Wealth Platform
SS&C Technologies (Nasdaq:SSNC), a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software, today announced that Specialist Investment Management Pty Ltd (SIML) has selected SS&C's Global Wealth Platform(tm) to support ...
Singapore's Temasek investment growth slows
SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore state investment company Temasek Holdings said growth in the value of its investments slowed in the last financial year as a weakening global economy undermined the value of Asian companies. Temasek has more than ...
INVESTMENT AB KINNEVIK: Conference call to present second quarter result ...
INVESTMENT AB KINNEVIK: Conference call to present second quarter result ...
Gladstone Investment Corporation Invests $22.5 Million in Ginsey Holdings, Inc.
"Gladstone Investment is excited about partnering with this talented and experienced management team. We look forward to participating in the Company's continued growth by building on the success and momentum the management team has developed ...
18 Months After Launch, the Canadian LP Structure Managed by Innocap ...
18 Months After Launch, the Canadian LP Structure Managed by Innocap ...
Globalgroup Investment Holdings Launches Improved Nationwide Online ...
Globalgroup Investment Holdings Launches Improved Nationwide Online ...
Greece Must Push Reforms for Investment, UN Institution Says
Greece's government and its lenders should stop focusing on cuts to labor costs as the main avenue to attract foreign investment and redouble efforts to improve the country's infrastructure and bureaucracy, according to speakers at a United Nations ...
Canada Investment Rules Dissuade China – Report
By Paul VieiraCanada's opaque rules governing foreign takeovers and investment are dissuading China from deploying more cash in the country's resource sector, warns a report released Thursday from a non-partisan think tank.China invested $14.1 billion ...
Global Diversified Investment Grade Income Trust II - Net Asset Value as at ...
Global Diversified Investment Grade Income Trust II - Net Asset Value as at ...
Looking to limit investment costs? Read new 401(k) disclosures, starting with ...
Looking to limit investment costs? Read new 401(k) disclosures, starting with ...
Paulson Investment Company Adds Two Key Employees
PORTLAND, Ore., Jul 5, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Paulson Investment Company, Inc. (Paulson), a wholly owned subsidiary of Paulson Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:PLCC) , has recently hired Chris Clark Senior Managing Director, and Bryan Hagen ...
Chang Likes Asian Investment-Grade Corporate Bonds
Stephen Chang, head of Asian fixed income at JPMorgan Asset Management in Hong Kong, talks about China's central bank monetary policy and his investment strategy. In a 45-minute span yesterday, the European Central Bank and People's Bank of China ...
Barclays Libor Scandal Puts Investment Bank Arm At Risk
An interest rate rigging scandal at Barclays makes the separation or shrinking of its investment banking arm more likely, given greater regulatory and political intrusion and the exit of the trio of investment bankers at the top of the bank. "The ...
Fifth Third Grants $327500 from Enterprise Investment Fund In Second Round of ...
Fifth Third Grants $327500 from Enterprise Investment Fund In Second Round of ...
Investment Grows In Emerging Market Funds
Meanwhile, Brandt said European money market funds lost $15.4 billion in investment, the largest outflow since EPFR began tracking the sector in 2003. "I think we're going to see more of the same going forward," Brandt said. "We're going to see people ...