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Morgan Stanley Cuts Pay Pool for Investment Bank by 15%
Wall Street firms are looking to cut expenses as revenue from investment banking and trading fell for the seventh time in eight quarters. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) (GS) will seek $500 million in additional cost reductions this year after first-half ...
NEA Boosts Education Bet, Leads $25M Investment in Edmodo
Education has long been a challenging market for startups because it's hard to sell into school systems and students tend not to be flush with cash. New Enterprise Associates thinks that's ancient history. The venture capital firm announced today it ...
Domestic investment in HIV up but uneven
Nairobi, Kenya (IRIN) – Many sub-Saharan African nations – traditionally the beneficiaries of international HIV funding – are gradually increasing their financial contributions to the fight against the virus, boosting the number of people on treatment ...
US mayors want more investment in infrastructure
PHILADELPHIA – The economies of the nation's cities are starting to bounce back from recession and grow again, but state and federal governments need to increase their spending on infrastructure to help that growth continue, according to the U.S. ...
Investment by Obama Administration will eliminate ADAP wait lists
Investment by Obama Administration will eliminate ADAP wait lists. Funding also expands care and treatment to 14000 new patients. WASHINGTON, Jul 19, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius ...
TEXT-Fitch cuts non-investment grade classes of GCCFC 2002-C1
July 19 - Fitch Ratings downgrades three classes of Greenwich Capital Commercial Funding Corporation Commercial Mortgage Trust series 2002-C1, commercial mortgage pass-through certificates. A detailed list of rating actions follows at the end of this ...
EastBridge Investment Group's Client, Wonder International Education, Begins ...
EastBridge Investment Group's Client, Wonder International Education, Begins ...
RIT Capital Partners Makes Investment in Corsair Capital
Lord Rothschild, Chairman of RIT, said, "We are pleased to make this investment in Corsair, a firm that has a clear investment philosophy and approach to investing globally in the financial services industry. We see considerable potential to work ...
Government Investment Trumps Tax Relief In Restoring American Competitiveness
The presidential contest has gotten so heated over the attacks and counterattacks from the Obama and Romney campaigns that it's easy to forget that larger issues are at stake. That's unfortunate because, beneath the froth, there is an important ...
Infrastructure investment: Is the UK government doing enough?
This week's announcement of UK government guarantees for up to £40bn of infrastructure projects was a bold move, designed to revive both the construction industry and the economy generally. It marks a clear turning point where the government's positive ...
Investment Commission chairman survives ouster vote
The chairman of the state's $25 billion Retirement Investment Commission voted to support a criminal investigation of himself Thursday but voted against removing himself as chairman during a bizarre and contentious meeting. Reynolds Williams said he ...
Investment banking unit drags down Morgan Stanley earnings
Goldman Sachs, which is highly concentrated in investment banking services and does not have a traditional consumer bank, is starting to expand its private banking business by lending money to its corporate clients and wealthy individuals. More ...
US economy needs investment to get it rolling again
The presidential contest has gotten so heated over the attacks and counterattacks from the Obama and Romney campaigns that it's easy to forget that larger issues are at stake. The attacks are, I suppose, inevitable. But let's be honest: They're largely ...
US Venture Investment Declines In Second Quarter
"IT and Internet investment has been steady but interest in capital-intense industries like healthcare and energy is fading," said Brendan Hughes, director of information analysis for Dow Jones VentureSource. "The unpredictable environment for IPOs ...
High Yield Investment Trusts: Big Returns, Added Risk
Investment trusts and closed end investment funds often offer higher yields then traditional stocks and other safe haven investments in an effort to attract investors. This is because these investments also come with an elevated amount of risk, the ...
Commodity investment grew $4.8 billion in June -BarCap
June inflows powered by return of investors * Q2 records worst commodity investment flow July 20 (Reuters) - Net investment inflows into commodities rebounded in June to $4.8 billion, from net outflows of $9.1 billion in May, as investors returned ...
The Daily Start-Up: VCs Keep Brakes on Investment in First Half
Venture investment in the first half of this year dipped from a year ago as investors backed away from biopharmaceuticals and kept consumer Internet deals on a tighter leash. Although the second quarter was stronger than the first, total investment in ...
Manesar violence blow to Maruti, may hit Japanese investment
New Delhi, July 20 — The violent clashes between workers and management staff at Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant in Haryana Wednesday may hit the leading car maker's plans to reach production targets, its image and possibly the upward trend of ...
Fundraising Drags on First-Half Venture Investment
By Russ Garland. Venture investment in the first half of this year dipped from a year ago as investors backed away from biopharmaceuticals and kept consumer Internet deals on a tighter leash. Although the second quarter was stronger than the first ...
EastBridge Investment Group to Hold Shareholder Conference Call Tuesday ...
EastBridge Investment Group to Hold Shareholder Conference Call Tuesday ...
Versus Capital Lowers Investment Management Fee to Encourage Early ...
Versus Capital Lowers Investment Management Fee to Encourage Early ...
Community Foundation Announces $1.7 Million Investment in Los Angeles ...
Community Foundation Announces $1.7 Million Investment in Los Angeles ...
Brazil Mobile Phone Operators Scramble Over Investment Plans
SAO PAULO--Mobile phone operators in Brazil scrambled to pull together investment plans to present to the government after providers representing close to 70% of the market were banned from selling new lines due to the poor quality of service, while ...
VRS investment changes give employees more flexibility
State and local government employees who are contributing to 401(k)-style retirement plans soon will have a simpler set of options for investing their money. The Virginia Retirement System is rolling out a new lineup of investment options on Monday for ...
INVESTMENT AB LATOUR: DISCLOSURE OF HOLDINGS
Investment AB Latour has 20 July 2012 bought 500000 shares in TOMRA Systems ASA at an average price of 47.00 NOK/share. Investment AB Latours holdings in TOMRA Systems ASA now amounts to 24 500 000 shares representing 16.6 percent of the ...
China Official Says Time Is Good for Outbound Investment
China has ample capital at home and its gross domestic product per capita exceeding $5000 indicates the time has come for local firms to increase investment abroad, Mr. Yi told an economic forum in Beijing. Also, he said a slowing global economy has ...
European Investment Bank agrees to fund Greek firms
ATHENS (Reuters) - The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide 1.44 billion euros ($1.75 billion) in loans to struggling Greek firms, providing a stimulus to the debt-laden country's ailing economy, Greece's finance ministry said on Saturday. With ...
Kenya's investment in women pays off
But Jelimo wants even more financial investment in women, insisting: "We still have a long way to go." ETHIOPIA IN DISARRAY Ethiopia heads to London hoping to improve on the Beijing Games, where Kenya won twice as many medals, eager to prove its ...
Credit Suisse won't sell investment bank: chairman
ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse will not sell or spin off its investment bank but is seeking to improve its business model as tighter regulation makes the risky unit less profitable, the Swiss bank's chairman was quoted as saying on Saturday. "A ...
Can Barclays' investment bank arm keep producing the billion-pound goods?
Ricci, head of Barclays' investment bank – formerly known as Barclays Capital – could be forgiven for feeling alone. With the division he had helped to build over the past 18 years front and centre in the Libor inquiry, it is perhaps unsurprising that ...
'Investment manufacturing zones can be growth drivers of economy'
NAGPUR: The Union minister for commerce, industry and textiles, Anand Sharma tried to beat the gloom in the economy saying there is no 'policy paralysis' at the centre. Sharma, who was in city to inaugurate the National Institute of Intellectual ...
Tony Blair: Investment means Olympic Games are going to be great for Britain
The stunning venues are ready. The world's media are pitching up. The athletes are here, raring to go. After all the hard work and effort — and plenty of debate — the Olympic Games finally get under way this week. And, like hundreds of millions of ...
An investment in basic housing
Owner of Park Station Villas, Tanya Hardy stands near a flower garden and painted mural while being interviewed in the Basic City section of Waynesboro on Thursday, July 12, 2012. Hardy talks about how much the community has changed. / Mike Tripp/The ...
M&A Accounts for a Third of China's Outbound Investment in 1st Half--Xinhua
China's nonfinancial direct outbound investment rose 48% to $35.4 billion in the first half of this year from a year ago, with mergers and acquisitions activities accounting for one-third of the investment, the official Xinhua News Agency reported ...
Nonprofits face investment challenges, too Ron Bartizek Business LOCAL
It may not seem obvious, but the challenges facing families in this time of job loss, depressed wages and miniscule interest rates on savings are shared by nonprofit organizations that exist to help the less fortunate. They not only are finding it ...
Russia warns India on Sistema investment deal
New Delhi: In a veiled threat, Russia has hinted at Indian investment in its oil and gas fields getting impacted in the wake of problems its telecom major Sistema faces here due to the cancellation of its 2G licences. "There can be no investment from ...
Credit Suisse Won't Split Off, Sell Investment Bank - Rohner
"Investment banking, even in Switzerland, is an important part of our business, and while we have tied up too much capital in the business in the past, that has been corrected," Rohner said. Rohner said Credit Suisse may not be able to compete globally ...
Koor, Discount Investment Drop Following Credit Suisse Slide
IDB Holding Corp. (IDBH), which owns a stake in Koor through Discount Investment Corp. (DISI), dropped 6.8 percent to 15 shekels, the weakest level since July 16. Discount Investment declined 6.2 percent to 5.072 shekels, the lowest level on record for ...
Credit Suisse won't sell investment bank: Rohner
"Investment banking, even in Switzerland, is an important part of our business, and while we have tied up too much capital in the business in the past, that has been corrected," Rohner said. Rohner said Credit Suisse may not be able to compete globally ...
Investment firm picks up Rancho Cucamonga office building
Newport Beach real estate investment management firm Buchanan Street Partners bought a Rancho Cucamonga office building for $10.6 million. Buchanan bought a 75000-square-foot building in HavenPark, a master-planned office campus, from ...
'Investment treaties to be inked with US, Canada'
Pakistan will sign investment treaties with United States and Canada this year, which will go a long way to bolster the country's exports, Board of Investment (BOI) Chairman Saleem H Mandviwala has said. To another question, he said the recently-passed ...
Kay advocates more long-term investment
Stock markets need more long-term investors acting as stewards of a limited number of carefully selected companies, according to the Kay Review, which publishes its final report on Monday. Such investors are the exception rather than the norm, as few ...
Artisan Business Group Announces EB-5 Investment Forum in Chicago August ...
Artisan Business Group Announces EB-5 Investment Forum in Chicago August ...
Greek PM, Bill Clinton discuss investment
Clinton is in Greece to promote the "Hellenic Initiative," an initiative by businessmen of Greek origin living abroad who want to facilitate foreign investment in the debt-ridden country and to raise $US100 million ($A96.24 million) to help charities ...
BREAKINGVIWS-Can Citic avoid the investment bank buyer's curse?
(Refiles with edit to byline). (The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own). By Rob Cox and Wei Gu. HONG KONG, July 23 (Reuters Breakingviews) - Can Citic (600030.SS) avoid the investment bank buyers' ...
China permits insurers to outsource investment management
Most large insurers do not outsource their investment activities but maintain internal asset management units, occasionally outsourcing a small portion of their assets. China's insurance market is dominated by large insurers but also has numerous ...
Sitoa Global Announces Investment from Private Equity Firm Ingenium Capital
"Given the recent public company offerings in Social Media and specialized Software as a Service (Saas), we believe that now is an appropriate time to raise expansion capital and we welcome this investment from Ingenium Capital," said George Yu, the ...
Matthew Lentz Named Chief Investment Officer at Simon Property Group
INDIANAPOLIS, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) , the world's leading retail real estate company, announced today the appointment of Matthew Lentz as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment ...
Make Investment Bankers Liable for Losses First, Berenberg Says
“In their current form, we do not believe that the investment banks should be owned by long-term equity shareholders,” wrote Chappell, an analyst at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in London from 2001 to 2009 before joining Hamburg, Germany-based Berenberg ...
American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. Will Report Second Quarter 2012 ...
American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. Will Report Second Quarter 2012 ...