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Taiwan, China sign investment protection pact, marking closer commercial ties
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan and China signed an investment protection pact Thursday, another step on the road to closer business ties that so far seems to be falling short of promises to energize Taiwan's sputtering economy. The pact, which took two years ...
China property investment slows, but sales rebound in July
China property investment in Jan-Jul +15.4, vs +16.6 pct in H1. * July property sales revenues +26.3 pct on yr, up from +6.9 pct in June. * Property market shows signs of recovery (Adds details and quotes). BEIJING, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Chinese property ...
NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust announces ...
NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust announces ...
Rockland Trust's Investment Management Group reaches $2b in assets
“This is a significant milestone that demonstrates that more and more clients are discovering how we can help them manage their money and prepare for the future,” Rockland Trust chief investment officer David B. Smith said in a statement. Rockland ...
Why Starbucks' Investment in Square is Good News for LevelUp
The news that Starbucks has invested $25 million into mobile payment startup Square might not seem like good news for LevelUp. Indeed, LevelUp founder Seth Priebatsch was quoted on NYT's Bits blog questioning the strategic value of the deal. But there ...
Toyota plans investment of $500 mn in Brazil
(fixes slug). HASH(0x9a757e0). Toyota Motor Corporation president Akio Toyoda met with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and announced plans to build a $500 million engine plant in Sao Paulo state. The plant, which will be built in the city of Porto ...
Chinese investment in battery maker A123 sparks controversy
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- U.S. battery maker A123 Systems said Wednesday it is receiving up to $450 million from a Chinese firm, the latest controversial foreign investment in an American company in the electric car space. If completed, the deal would ...
PennantPark Investment's CEO Discusses F3Q12 Results - Earnings Call ...
PennantPark Investment's CEO Discusses F3Q12 Results - Earnings Call ...
Investment Managers are Poor Market Timers
The National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM) is an association of registered investment advisors that invest money for their clients. Each week, NAAIM conducts a Survey of Manager Sentiment by asking members “to provide a number ...
Canada Business Investment Gaining Steam
Canadian companies are set to accelerate capital spending this year, driving business investment to its strongest level against other advanced economies since the 1990s, according to a C.D. Howe Institute report . Some nagging problems remain in ...
Motorola Solutions' investment could pay in the future
You can't exactly say Schaumburg-based Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, the company's investment unit, is on a spree. But it's already made significant investments, upward to $5 million, in a number of companies so far this year, including Visage ...
The key to investment success
The key to investment success. August 9, 2012, 4:41 PM. Commentary. By Cody Willard. You ever heard the term, “The markets will climb a wall of worry?” Well, that's exactly what we're seeing here as the markets and so many stocks slip their toes into ...
The Best Social-Media Investment Ever
There are plenty of ways to get a potential employer's attention. Cloud writing, love notes, and juggling chainsaws are just a few of the methods I used to get this gig. But these days it seems like the best method is to create a profile on LinkedIn ...
If you can pull it off, a house is a smart investment
It's pretty easy to see both sides of an investment argument. But it's hard to argue against buying a house now, assuming you can get a loan. The housing cycle is a long one, in part because buying a house moves at a glacial pace, at least compared ...
EUROCASTLE INVESTMENT LIMITED
10 August 2012 - Eurocastle Investment Limited (Euronext Amsterdam: ECT) announces that it intends to release its financial results for the half year ended 30 June 2012 on Friday, 24 August 2012. About Eurocastle Eurocastle Investment Limited is an ...
Myanmar parliament to debate investment law next week
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's parliament is due to debate a keenly awaited foreign investment law next week and the president could sign it into law this month, sources close to the legislative process said on Friday. One lawmaker, who asked not to be ...
Gers hope for Ashley investment
... (link) foxsportslocal.com. Scottish Premier League. Gers hope for Ashley investment. Share This Story. Tweet. Updated Aug 10, 2012 8:15 AM ET. Fri, 10 Aug 2012 11 ...
Business Investment Picks Up in Canada; But Ontario's Slide Continues: C.D. ...
Business Investment Picks Up in Canada; But Ontario's Slide Continues: C.D. ...
Nigeria's Domestic Investment Grew By 46 Percent in 2011 - Aganga
The Minister of Trade and Investment, Mr Olusegun Aganga said yesterday that Nigeria's domestic investment grew by 46 per cent in 2011. Aganga presented the national internal investment profile in Abuja at the inauguration of the World Bank's ...
Investment calculations: Earnings per share and price earnings ratio
This is one of the simplest investment calculations: take the P/E ratio and divide it into the current price. If company A is trading at 2.4 times the current price and company B is trading 3.5 times, and all else is equal, company A is better value ...
CPP Investment Board Ekes Out Small 1Q Portfolio Gain
By Caroline Van Hasselt. TORONTO--CPP Investment Board (CPPIB.YY) managed to eke out a 0.5% sequential gain in its latest quarter against a backdrop of sluggish global economic growth and falling equity prices and bond yields. The pension fund ...
Investment Potential In Bakken Pipeline Takeaway Infrastructure
Back in February, I wrote the Seeking Alpha article The Bakken Crude Discount: A Reversal of Fortune Coming Soon. The thinking (albeit incorrect) was the Bakken crude discount would narrow as the Seaway pipeline reversal came online. Well, the Seaway ...
SEC Charges Investment Manager, Peak Wealth on Failure to Provide Records
The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Florida-based investment manager David W. Dube and his firm Peak Wealth Opportunities LLC with failing to provide SEC examiners with records of a mutual-fund advisory business that invested in ...
Trez Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation files amended preliminary ...
Trez Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation files amended preliminary ...
J.C. Penney CEO impresses despite loss
On paper, it was a really tough quarter for J.C. Penney (JCP), but CEO Ron Johnson was successful in convincing investors that the company is moving in the right direction. The retailer, which launched an overhauled pricing strategy in February, lost ...
The Only Investment Indicator You Need - Weekend Wisdom
It is important to wait two months in order to see two consecutive actual negative Revised Payroll numbers because you don't want to make a huge investment decision based on a faulty statistic. Getting a Jump on Monthly Employment Data To predict this ...
Europe Is Keeping Ford From An Elusive Investment-Grade Rating
Ford Motor has checked off quite a few boxes over the past few years — avoiding bankruptcy as rivals General Motors and Chrysler fell into Chapter 11; restoring profitability; resuming dividend payments — but winning an investment-grade credit rating ...
Corn prices hit record high
Corn prices hit a fresh record high Friday as the U.S. government slashed its forecast for the drought-damaged corn crop even more than analysts were expecting. Corn prices rose more than 3% to an all-time high of $8.49 per bushel Friday morning ...
Goldman Sachs Capital Partners Closes Investment in Plastipak
PLYMOUTH, Mich., Aug. 10, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Plastipak Holdings, Inc. ("Plastipak" or the "Company"), a leading global supplier of plastic packaging solutions (including recycling) to the world's largest consumer product companies, said today that ...
Chinese investment in A123 could save the company
A Chinese firm's investment in the troubled Waltham-based battery maker A123 may yet save the green-energy firm from becoming the next Solyndra. Yet even if A123 goes bust, it's worth remembering that the Obama administration's multi-billion-dollar ...
Meridian Labs Hires Investment Bank to Explore Strategic Opportunities
CHICAGO, Aug. 10, 2012 -- /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Meridian Labs Inc., a Buffalo Grove, IL -based specialty pharmaceutical company, has appointed AmeriTech Advisors healthcare investment banking team to respond to recent interest from healthcare ...
IBM's $50 million investment in E. Fishkill plant may cool rumors
WICCOPEE — A $50 million planned investment by IBM Corp. in upgrades at its Hudson Valley Research Park here has raised hopes that the company sees a future for the place. It is a workplace for several thousand people and a key part of the local ...
Pierre Garcon Shows Team's Early Investment No Leap Of Faith
Pierre Garcon Shows Team's Early Investment No Leap Of Faith. By ZAC BOYER [email protected] | @ZacBoyer. ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Pierre Garçon didn't fully intend to make a spectacle of a meaningless touchdown in the Washington ...
Investment Focus: Larsen & Toubro – Buy
Investors with a three-year perspective can consider buying the stock of engineering conglomerate Larsen & Toubro. Presence across various engineering and capital goods businesses, a sound balance sheet and ability to ramp up quickly in new business ...
Gill calms investment fears
David Gill has promised fans they will see further investment in the squad despite a poor start to the trading of the club's shares. Shares in Manchester United were floated on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, earning the club more than £150m, ...
Investment advisor guilty in offshore accounts investigation
MONTREAL - A high-profile Montreal investment adviser, Michel Marcoux of Avantages Services Financiers, has been found guilty of obstructing securities regulators in an investigation of offshore accounts. The disciplinary committee of the Chambre de la ...
Investment fantasies
Given the number of trips made in this regard, and the astounding cost to the taxpayer, Nigeria ought to be awash now with a surfeit of foreign investment. The latest participant in this tragicomic drama of investment chasing is the Federal Ministry of ...
Long Beach investment in bike culture boosting business
Over the past five years, Long Beach has invested more than $20 million from state and federal grants in its bicycle infrastructure. The city has installed more than 130 miles of bike roadways, established protected bike lanes on major commuter ...
Investment firm offers to help finance new Wabash River bridge at New Harmony
INDIANAPOLIS — A private investment firm's offer to help finance construction of a new bridge across the Wabash River at New Harmony, Ind., could be the best shot at replacing the one that closed in May. New York-based National Standard Finance, LLC ...
Investment in gender equity pays off for US
LONDON — The defining picture of the Games of the XXX Olympiad — at least for the American side — was beach volleyball player Kerri Walsh adorned with the Stars and Stripes with a son in each arm waiting to collect her third gold medal on the spot ...
Barclays Chairman May Shrink Investment Bank, Times Reports
... policies and the balance between retail and investment banking, according to the Sunday Times. The investment-banking unit, formerly known as Barclays Capital, may be cut by as much as 20 percent, the newspaper reported, citing people it didn't ...
Our oil needs our investment: Alaska should look to Norway's model
Under the lease form used since statehood, the producers have agreed to pay an up-front bonus (the source of the $900 million received by Alaska in 1969) and bear the entire amount of the investment required to develop the lands. In exchange, the state ...
India should ensure investment safety: German envoy
By Rohit Vaid, IANS,. New Delhi : India should ensure policy and judicial stability that will help counter the negative sentiments of late about investment climate in the country and ease flow of foreign funds, says Germany's Ambassador to India ...
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New investment mix a Sane way to success - The Star-Ledger
I'll start with Cisco Systems of San Jose, Calif., the biggest maker of computer networking equipment. No longer as powerfully profitable or as fast growing as it once was, Cisco may still be an excellent investment — since it is far cheaper than it ...
Islamic Index Underlies Potential for Huge Investment
Lagos — The Stock Exchange officially launches the NSE Lotus Islamic Index (NSE LII) which consists of companies whose business practices are in conformity with the principles of Shari'ah. Sunday Trust looks at the necessity of the index. In a bid to ...
Real estate is only investment option
As far as can be judged, a turnaround occurred in July in how Israeli households assess the past and current economic situation. In July, Israelis finally realized that the economy is not as stable as they were led to believe, and that financial ...
Today's Investment Strategy: Sell More Than You Buy
Stocks paused for a second session Friday, as the news flow turned almost perfectly neutral. On the plus side, first-time jobless claims nudged downward by 6000 (to 361000 in the week ended August 4). Economists were expecting a bounce. On the other ...
India Could Lose Investment Grade Status
Fitch Ratings fired another shot across the bow of India's slowly sinking ship over the last few days, with the director of the region's sovereign debt team telling the Indian press that the country was at risk of being stripped of its coveted ...
GM increases solar energy commitment with new investment
GM is now manufacturing electric cars (Chevrolet Volt) and generating electric power to run them. General Motors, in its growing commitment to solar energy, announced this week a $7.5 million investment in Sunlogics PLC a vertically integrated global ...