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Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Second Quarter Financial ...
Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Second Quarter Financial ...
Chubb net falls on catastrophe, investment losses
By Kristin Jones. Chubb Corp.'s (NYSE:CB) second-quarter profit fell 3.6% as the property-and-casualty insurer reported heavy catastrophe losses from U.S. storms and lower investment income. But net premiums grew, and the company raised its full-year ...
Viterra Inc.: Approval Received from Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board
CALGARY, ALBERTA, Jul 26, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Viterra Inc. (Viterra) (TOR:CA:VT) (asx:VTA) confirms today that Glencore International plc ("Glencore") has received approval from Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) to ...
Ex-Wells Fargo CEO: 'Investment Bankers Are Risky, Not Investment Banking'
Kovacevich was reacting to the recent, totally unexpected declaration from ex-Citigroup CEO Sandy Weill that commercial banks and investment banks ought to be kept separate, instead of blending their operations. Weill's pronouncement caused many a jaw ...
Changsha announced surreal investment plan to stimulate economy
Private capital will not be interested to invest, but state-owned banks could very well be forced to finance the investment. Thus the most important question we have in our mind is not financing. As we have repeatedly mention, the last major round of ...
Anglo American Prioritizing Capital Investment With Lowest Risk As Earnings Fall
Globally-diversified miner Anglo American PLC (AAL.LN) said Friday that it is prioritizing its capital investment to commodities with the most attractive market dynamics and lowest execution risks as it reported lower earnings during the first half of ...
In a Volatile Market, What Investment Strategy is Best for You?
A volatile market may be just what the doctor ordered—at least for those investors who feel holding an investment for 30 days is as likely as holding an investment for eternity. Although most of the day trading operations that popped up in cities and ...
Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC Advises A-Med Health Care in the Sale of its ...
Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC Advises A-Med Health Care in the Sale of its ...
Preventia Inc. Engages Investment Bank to Raise $25 Million
TORONTO, Jul 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Preventia Inc. announces the retention of Madison Street Capital, a leading provider of corporate finance and mergers and acquisition (M&A) advisory services, to raise capital and explore equity finance ...
China Leads The World In Renewable Energy Investment
According to a recently released United Nations report, global investment in renewable energy reached a record $257 billion in 2011, a 17 percent increase from the amount invested in 2010. Globally, renewable energy covers approximately 16.7 percent of ...
Memo From CEOs of JPM's New Investment Banking Giant
In J.P. Morgan's latest executive shuffle, two men have been given authority over a massive investment banking, corporate lending and services unit. Mike Cavanagh, 46, and Daniel Pinto, 49, have been moved into a prominent spotlight, moves that are ...
Barclays Said to Be Probed on Fees to Qatar Investment Authority
July 27 (Bloomberg) -- Barclays Plc is being investigated over whether it adequately disclosed fees it agreed to pay to the Qatar Investment Authority as it sought to raise money from investors including the sovereign wealth fund, according to a person ...
Investment basics: why stock volume matters. A lot
When first starting out investing, no matter what your time horizon at some point you'll be staring at your computer screen with an online broker stock screener, wondering what criteria to use. If it's a robust screener you could looking at dozens of ...
Business Investment is Growing, Government Investment Is Shrinking
Above you find the most up-to-date version of the worst-understood trend in the modern economy. Nonresidential investment—basically business' purchases of physical structures, equipment, and software—has been humming along since the formal end of ...
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of ...
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of ...
Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc. Reports Results For Second Quarter 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DHIL) today reported unaudited results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. The Company plans to file its Form 10-Q on Friday, August 3, 2012 ...
Virtus Investment Partners To Announce 2012 Second Quarter Financial Results ...
Virtus Investment Partners To Announce 2012 Second Quarter Financial Results ...
Washington Real Estate Investment Trust's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results ...
Washington Real Estate Investment Trust's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results ...
Argentina Mandates Annual Oil-Investment Plans
BUENOS AIRES—Argentina will require oil companies operating in the country to submit an annual investment plan for official approval as the government strives to boost production after years of declining output and investment. Companies will have to ...
Critical Investment Advice From Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke
On July 24th, Dr. Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, gave a video keynote speech to 3200 community and youth leaders attending the Children's Defense Fund's National Conference in Cincinnati -- not on the ...
AIDS meeting determines treatment worth the investment
Spreading treatment will be expensive, but researchers said Friday the investment would save South Africa money over five years, as savings from treating AIDS-related illnesses exceed the medications' price. Eventually savings will be overtaken by ...
Apple Officials Said to Consider Stake in Twitter
Apple has considered an investment in the hundreds of millions of dollars, one that could value Twitter at more than $10 billion, up from an $8.4 billion valuation last year, these people said. They declined to be named because the discussions were ...
China Eases Investment Rules
The new rules, which are similar with the draft rules issued last month, said China has expanded the investment scope of QFIIs and allowed QFIIs to hold more shares in domestically listed companies. In a separate statement about the new rules, the CSRC ...
Reviving investment is key to boost growth: Bimal Jalan
Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 13:21. Reviving investment is key to boost growth: Bimal Jalan. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Bimal Jalan, former RBI Governor, speaks on RBIs restructured assets report, where RBI wants to stop the practice of restructuring a loan ...
Investment subsidy raised to Rs 50 lakh for SC,ST e'neurs
The Draft Letter of Offer is available on the website of SEBI at www.sebi.gov.in and the websites of the Lead Managers at www.icicisecurities.com and www.rbs.in Investors should note that investment in equity shares involves a high degree of risk and ...
NY pension fund getting new investment officer
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has named a new chief investment officer for the $150 billion pension fund for state and local government employees. DiNapoli says Vicki Fuller's 30 years of investment experience will be beneficial ...
College: Best investment you can make?
Is a return of $1.74 million over 47 years really the best $100000 investment we can make? That depends upon the opportunity cost. What if an 18-year-old could choose to invest $100000 either in a college education, or in the stock market until he ...
The Bogleheads® Investment Philosophy
The Bogleheads® Investment Philosophy. The Bogleheads wiki covers a lot of ground explaining the Bogleheads investment philosophy and the academic research behind it, so we'll cover various parts of it in the next few columns. The Bogleheads follow a ...
Return on investment
It was tough, but it was just nice to be able to get something back from your investment.” That something, a football scholarship offer from Coach Paul Rhoads at ISU, constituted his first high-major offer, and turned a chance to play baseball at Iowa ...
Daniel Borenstein: Public pension plans rely on speculative investment predictions
Ever wonder how public pension systems forecast that they will earn 7.5 percent to 8 percent annually on investments? It's like making sausage: If consumers knew the process they wouldn't buy it -- or, in this case, buy into it. Yet, when a pension ...
OUR VIEW: Investment a good sign
Total investment is about $2.9 million in the expansion, and $8.9 million in equipment. Those 21 jobs bring an additional payroll of $655000. Over the past six years, Magna has invested $100 million. Those aren't the only investments taking place ...
Foreign investment helps boost Riverside County
Riverside County has its first benchmark to better understand the impact of foreign investment: 450 foreign-owned businesses in the county paid out $338.9 million in annual payroll to 9515 employees in 2010. In 11 Coachella Valley communities, 106 ...
Apple pondered strategic investment in Twitter: NYT
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc and Twitter are currently not in discussions on the mobile technology giant taking a stake in the popular social networking site, sources familiar with the matter said. Apple in recent months has held negotiations ...
Hungry grad: Investment is not just about the numbers
Here's what Webster told me: investment is “the action or process of investing money for profit or material result.” It also said it can be a “thing that is worth buying because it may be useful in the future.” When I got my last rejection letter, I ...
Chicago Hosts Two Day China and India Investment Forum August 23-24, 2012
“US China India Investment Forum” will be drawing U.S. business executives, attorneys, investment bankers, government officials, and venture capitalists, among others, to be educated on the latest trends in EB-5 immigrant investors program and foreign ...
Private investment critical to a healthy economy, warns top forecaster
THE nation will need private investment to be ploughed into infrastructure in the towns and cities if it wants a chance to retain its economic health, a leading investment forecaster has warned. While mining investment remains strong for now, more ...
An investment fund that makes trades based on superstitious beliefs
Would you trust a superstitious robot with your money? Can technology operate with human characteristics, interpreting data and information with basic human behaviors. The Superstitious Fund Project is an investment Fund that is run by a superstitious ...
Investment Trends Bonds can be confusing for investors
iShares Barclays MBS Bond ( MBB, $108.92) invests most of its assets in the Barclays U.S. MBS Index, which contains mostly investment grade mortgage-backed securities. It has a distribution yield of 2.13%, an average life of 2.30 years, and is a good ...
What Super PAC Donors Really Want Is A Return On Their Investment
WASHINGTON -– Heed their names for they are the country's new power brokers: Sheldon Adelson, David and Charles Koch, Harold Simmons, and Bob Perry, among others. Along with similarly wealthy individuals and groups, they're pouring unprecedented ...
Joe Biden: Mitt Romney Doesn't Think Education 'Is Worth The Investment'
He says the Republican presidential candidate plans to gut education funding to finance tax breaks for the wealthy. And he says Romney and his GOP rivals made clear during the primary debates that "they don't think public education is worth the ...
NBA owners want to kill Olympic format to protect investment in international ...
NBA owners want to kill Olympic format to protect investment in international ...
The greatest investment regrets
Still, they're all transient regrets, unlike investment-related regrets, which can last a lifetime. So in terms of investment, my main regret is that I didn't start saving earlier. Not that I didn't save at all, but back in my BC (before children ...
Consumer Internet Companies Fuel Growth in European Venture Investment
"Deal activity fell but investment grew as the lacklustre exit environment kept companies private longer. As companies age, they often need larger financing rounds to continue, which boosts the amount invested," said Anne Malterre, European research ...
Investment Grade May Worsen Turkey Current-Account, RenCap Says
Turkey's upgrade to investment grade “soon” is “inevitable,” with Fitch Ratings possibly making the move this year, Yildiz said. Turkey is rated one level below investment grade at both Fitch and Moody's Investors Service, and two levels below at ...
China calls for private investment in key fields
Beijing said previously that boosting private sector investment is a key part of its recovery plan but there is no sign struggling entrepreneurs are willing to spend. Some private businesspeople say monthly sales have fallen by up to 50 percent in ...
Investment basics: out-of-the-money options
Investment basics: out-of-the-money options. Emerging Money. Follow Emerging Money; See all from Emerging Money. More from Emerging Money: Emerging Money · Emerging Money Basics · Emerging Money Investing. Article Tools: Stumble It · Tweet It ...
Investment Shift for Algae Biofuels, Market to Grow 43.1% Annually Through ...
Investment Shift for Algae Biofuels, Market to Grow 43.1% Annually Through ...
Yahoo CEO Mayer's quickest investment: the 12-minute pitch
One day in late June, before anyone knew that Marissa Mayer would become the new CEO of Yahoo (YHOO), the 37-year-old Google (GOOG) vice president hosted another young tech star at Google's Silicon Valley headquarters. Mayer's visitor was Meredith ...
Sberbank's new investment fund eyes share, pre-IPO deals
Sberbank Merchant Banking to trade shares, derivatives. * Sberbank is Europe's 2nd largest bank, Russia's largest lender. By Oksana Kobzeva. MOSCOW, July 30 (Reuters) - Sberbank, Russia's top lender, is creating a new captive investment fund to invest ...
AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Invests $90 Million To Revitalize Two ...
AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Invests $90 Million To Revitalize Two ...