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About That Investment Tax...
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Investment firm sues Fifth Third Bank and securities brokers
An investment firm is suing Fifth Third Bank and a group of insurance-backed securities brokers for allegedly defrauding them out of more than $80 million dollars. Nina Investments claims it invested more than $80 million with the brokers between 2005 ...
A123 eyes investment recharge
In a desperate attempt to return from the brink, embattled Waltham battery maker A123 Systems is preparing a significant stock offering that it hopes will raise about $9 million. The cash-grab comes as the company faces three class-action lawsuits ...
Investment Company Act of 1940 needs overhauling
The situation illustrates why it's high time for regulators to stop applying Band-Aids and stopgaps to their problems and overhaul the Investment Company Act of 1940, which governs mutual funds. ETFs weren't even a thought in 1970 -- the last time the ...
Investment Site Announces Solution After US Stocks Slide from Job Data Report
After disappointing United States payroll data was issued for June; revealing weakness in the economy, stocks began to decline, causing real estate investing site, (link) to launch a new effort for concerned investors ...
Plan would trigger a surge of new investment
If the Sprint Center was an important step in the right direction, the plan for a Downtown Campus for the Arts would be a quantum leap. An arts campus in the Crossroads District would dramatically accelerate investment in the central core and, over ...
CPP Investment Board makes $1-billion real estate investment
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is making its biggest real estate investment ever, putting more than $1-billion into the development of two office towers in Australia. CPPIB has formed a joint venture with Lend Lease Corp. and the Australian ...
Education investment: College students face tough choices
Until about 2007, deciding on a college degree typically involved choosing an area of interest or aptitude, then staying in college long enough to graduate. But with the cost of a college education skyrocketing and the economy still struggling, the ...
Indonesia looks to promote Korean investment
Investment in Indonesia is an opportunity that must be seized with its perfect storm of market, demographics, resources and stability, according to ...
Ban urges Afghan investment
The blood and treasure sacrifices of the past could be wasted without investment in Afghanistan's civil society when foreign combat forces leave, a world donors' conference in Tokyo was told Sunday. UN chief Ban Ki-moon, who is among key global figures ...
ETFs: strategies for beginners
With that said, one strategy that works well for beginners in both ETFs and those just starting in equities is to use ETFs as your main investment vehicle. ETFs trade just like stocks on the U.S. exchanges and are constructed in many different ways to ...
Jindal defends Romney on investment slams
(CNN) -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, whose name is often floated as a potential running mate for Mitt Romney, defended the presumptive GOP presidential nominee Sunday against attacks over Romney's offshore investments. "Look, I'm happy he's a ...
Foreign Direct Investment into Zim doubles
FOREIGN Direct Investment (FDI) inflows into Zimbabwe more than doubled last year to US$387 million spurred by increased inflows into sub-Saharan Africa, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report released ...
Future unclear for Barclays investment arm
London: Barclays investment banking boss Rich Ricci was in tears when he addressed his traders after the sudden exit of CEO Bob Diamond last week, as a rate-rigging scandal puts the future of his business on uncertain ground. Ricci was shaken by the ...
Foreign Direct Investment Into Local Doubles
FOREIGN Direct Investment (FDI) inflows into Zimbabwe more than doubled last year to US$387 million spurred by increased inflows into sub-Saharan Africa, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report released ...
Top 100 Alternative Investment Managers Exceed US$3 Trillion Assets Under ...
Top 100 Alternative Investment Managers Exceed US$3 Trillion Assets Under ...
Investment Cooperation Program (INC) On-Hold for 2012
In June we wrote about the Investment Cooperation Program (INC). This funding for small business ...
Campbell Soup to buy Bolthouse Farms as Camden-based soupmaker looks ... - The Star-Ledger
Campbell Soup to buy Bolthouse Farms as Camden-based soupmaker looks ...
Orizon Investment Counsel Joins Mariner Wealth Advisors
PRNewswire/ -- Mariner Wealth Advisors, the wealth management firm led by chief executive officer Martin C. Bicknell – ranked nationally as a Top Ten Independent Financial Advisor by Barron's – today announced that it is expanding its wealth advisory ...
Overseas Investment Scolds for Truth
11:00 am ET, July 9, 2012 We are at a potentially critical moment in the presidential race over the Democrats' attempts to make Romney's Swiss bank account, Cayman Island investment funds, and secret tax returns into what the Republicans' Swift Boating ...
Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation Declares Common and Preferred ...
Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation Declares Common and Preferred ...
BV Investment Partners Announces Sale of Northstar Travel Media - its fourth ...
BV Investment Partners Announces Sale of Northstar Travel Media - its fourth ...
ASML Announces Customer Co-Investment Program Aimed at Accelerating ...
ASML Announces Customer Co-Investment Program Aimed at Accelerating ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES JUNE 30, 2012 ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES JUNE 30, 2012 ...
Investment Bankers Can't Be Bothered To Pay Attention To Their Piddly 401(k ...
Investment Bankers Can't Be Bothered To Pay Attention To Their Piddly 401(k ...
First Metro Investment cited as Best Equity House in the Philippines
First Metro Investment President Roberto Juanchito Dispo said, "This recognition is special for us, as this is the first time for First Metro to be cited as Best Equity House not only by the Hong Kong-based publication, Finance Asia, but also by any ...
Davidson Investment Advisors Launches Small/Mid Equity Mutual Fund
"The Davidson Small/Mid Equity Fund is managed by a team of seven experienced investment professionals," said Edward Crotty, chief investment officer and portfolio manager at Davidson Investment Advisors. "It focuses on an intense, research-driven ...
Q3 Economic Outlook Report: Slowing Equipment Investment Expected to ...
Q3 Economic Outlook Report: Slowing Equipment Investment Expected to ...
Large Investment Management Firm Selects FINCAD as its Counterparty Risk ...
Large Investment Management Firm Selects FINCAD as its Counterparty Risk ...
Jackson(R) Releases Results ofAlternative Investment Survey
LANSING, Mich., Jul 10, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Jackson National Life Insurance Company(R) (Jackson) today released the results of the Elite Access Alternative Investment Survey. The survey collected responses from more than 2000 financial advisers ...
Mesirow Financial Investment Banking Welcomes J. Andrew Cowherd and Paul ...
Mesirow Financial Investment Banking Welcomes J. Andrew Cowherd and Paul ...
ASML Holding's CEO Hosts Customer Co-Investment Program Conference Call ...
ASML Holding's CEO Hosts Customer Co-Investment Program Conference Call ...
Global cleantech investment drops 25 percent from a year ago
In another sign of the turbulence affecting cleantech, global clean technology venture investment dropped to $1.6 billion in the second quarter, down 14 percent from the previous quarter and 25 percent from the $2.1 billion invested a year ago ...
US poised to allow new investment in Myanmar
The United States is poised to allow U.S. companies to invest with Myanmar's state oil and gas enterprise as the Obama administration takes its biggest step yet to roll back sanctions, marking a...
McCarthy's Musings: New investment could see DC United reclaim its place at ...
McCarthy's Musings: New investment could see DC United reclaim its place at ...
The Turkish Investment Fund, Inc. Announces Preliminary Results of Tender Offer
NEW YORK, Jul 11, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Turkish Investment Fund, Inc. (NYSE:TKF) (the "Fund") announced today that the Fund's tender offer for 1123817 of its issued and outstanding shares of common stock, representing approximately 15 ...
Investment Banker Disappears
ATLANTA (AP) - After penning a rambling letter to financial regulators and writing notes to his family, a south Georgia bank director boarded a ferry in Key West, Fla., and disappeared. Now local and federal investigators are trying to determine ...
Schwab Launches Suite of Investment Tools and Education Programs for ...
Schwab Launches Suite of Investment Tools and Education Programs for ...
Espirito Santo Investment Bank Expands Debt Capital Markets Business in the ...
Espirito Santo Investment Bank Expands Debt Capital Markets Business in the ...
EARNINGS PREVIEW: US Investment Banks Facing Ho-Hum 2nd Quarter
Key issues: Like other large Wall Street banks, Goldman's businesses have been hit by lingering concerns over Europe's debt woes and lackluster demand for investment banking services in the U.S. Fixed-income trading, which has long been a key driver of ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES SECOND ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES SECOND ...
Supervalu: An Investment Is A Bet On Acquisition Action
Supervalu: An Investment Is A Bet On Acquisition Action. July 12, 2012 by: Robert Broens | about: SVU, includes: KR, SWY. Shares of supermarket chain Supervalu Inc. (SVU) fell over 25% in after-hours trading yesterday. The company reported a 45 ...
Gladstone Investment Corporation Announces First Quarter Earnings Release ...
Gladstone Investment Corporation Announces First Quarter Earnings Release ...
Globalgroup Investment Holdings to Launch "PayVault" Automated Payment ...
Globalgroup Investment Holdings to Launch "PayVault" Automated Payment ...
US Department of Veterans Affairs Makes Major Investment in Microsoft ...
US Department of Veterans Affairs Makes Major Investment in Microsoft ...
Northern Trust Survey: Investment Managers Less Confident in US Economic ...
Northern Trust Survey: Investment Managers Less Confident in US Economic ...
Investment Centers of America Names Jim Komoszewski Regional Manager and ...
Investment Centers of America Names Jim Komoszewski Regional Manager and ...
US China Indian Investment Conference Announced in Chicago
The event is to be drawing U.S. business executives, attorneys, investment bankers, government officials, and venture capitalists, among others, to be educated on the latest trends in international investment. The conference aims to help U.S. companies ...
Two Harbors Investment Corp. Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
Two Harbors Investment Corp., a Maryland corporation, is a real estate investment trust that invests in residential mortgage-backed securities, residential mortgage loans, residential real properties and other financial assets. Cautionary Notice ...
Moody's Cut Leaves Italy Clinging to Investment Grade Status
But while the move won't see Italy drop out of the main investment-grade bond indexes--a development that would see a raft of investors forced to ditch Italian bonds--analysts said Friday it has worrying implications for a country that has become ...