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Sliding Investment in China Signals Confidence Waning
Foreign direct investment in China fell to the lowest level in two years in July, fueling concern that waning confidence in the nation's growth prospects may restrain any economic rebound. Investment declined 8.7 percent from a year earlier to $7.58 ...
Obama's costly investment not yielding new voters
Across Florida on Wednesday, President Obama's campaign scheduled 53 field events to register voters. Last weekend in Virginia, there were at least 78 such events — typical of drills in the past several months on behalf of the incumbent Democrat in ...
China Stocks Fall to Two-Week Low After Foreign Investment Drops
China's stocks fell after a report showed foreign direct investment slumped to a two-year low, overshadowing comments from Premier Wen Jiabao that there is more room to adjust monetary policy. Tsingtao Brewery Co. (600600), China's second-biggest ...
Ford's Investment in EVs and Hybrids Continues to Surge
Ford's investment in cars other than those powered by conventional internal combustion engines (ICE) shows that the Big 3, albeit too slowly for some EV advocates, are continuing their shift towards the next generation of automobiles. At Ford, the ...
Taiwan Dollar Declines After China Investment Slumps; Bonds Drop
Overseas investment in China fell 8.7 percent in July from a year earlier to $7.58 billion, the smallest inflow since July 2010, the government said in Beijing today. “The Taiwanese economy will be affected in the short term as about 40 percent of ...
Punk Band Pussy Riot Crashes Investment Case
I got about to go away so I mean it does look is that it's the drink mix dough ... is ... no absolute them you know people are now fixing again on the fact that ... the investment case from Russia breasts a great deal of real crux ... oversee whale ...
European Stocks Little Changed as Investment Into China Tumbles
16 (Bloomberg) -- European stocks were little changed as foreign direct investment into China fell to a two-year low, offsetting better-than-estimated U.K. retail sales in July. Telekom Austria AG slid 5.7 percent after cutting its profit and sales ...
Gold Investment Demand and India, China Demand Down; Central Bank ...
Gold Investment Demand and India, China Demand Down; Central Bank ...
Fitch Keeps Russia Rated Investment Grade at BBB
Fitch Ratings Thursday said there is no immediate risk of Russia losing its BBB, investment-grade credit rating, although it remains hesitant to move the rating higher due to the country's hesitant steps toward greater fiscal consolidation, and with ...
Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust to Redeem 6.50% Convertible ...
Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust to Redeem 6.50% Convertible ...
Opinion: Apple and Cisco are better than bonds
Cisco CEO John Chambers delighted investors with a 75% dividend hike. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, and Abbott Laboratories, La Monica does not own ...
Investment Lessons You Will Not Learn in B-School
Disclaimer: All investment entails inherent risk. Charles Payne and Wall Street Strategies' research seeks to assist investors in determining when to buy and when to sell to attempt to maximize profits or minimize losses. All final investment decisions ...
Latam Airlines Sees Return to Investment-Grade Rating Next Year
Latam Airlines Group SA, the most indebted major carrier relative to cash flow, forecasts debt ratios to recover by the first half of next year as it strives to regain an investment-grade rating lost after buying Tam SA. Latam, formed in June by a tie ...
Investment in China Slides as Wen Sees Room for Easing: Economy
16 (Bloomberg) -- Foreign direct investment in China fell to the lowest level in two years in July, fueling concern that waning confidence in the nation's growth prospects may restrain any economic rebound. Investment declined 8.7 percent from a year ...
Brazil investment plan for ports to exceed $15 billion: source
BRASILIA (Reuters) - An investment plan that commodities giant Brazil will announce in the coming weeks to boost capacity at its clogged sea ports could exceed 30 billion reais ($15 billion), a source involved in the plan's development told Reuters on ...
WSJE(8/16)Heard On The St:Rockers Ruin Russia's Investment Case
Investment has averaged 21% of gross domestic product from 2000 through 2011, half the rate in China, according to Renaissance Capital. Higher foreign direct investment would help: Among major developing economies, only India's FDI has been lower ...
AG Mortgage Investment Trust - Momentum
Shares of AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. ( MITT ) ended the trading session of August 15 at an all-time high of $23.49, aided by strong market fundamentals amidst growing evidence of stabilization in the housing market. With a 14.7% earnings ...
BNP Paribas to boost investment banking business in Germany: paper
PARIS (Reuters) - BNP Paribas (BNPP.PA) is aiming for a top-five ranking amongst investment banks in Germany, helped by the strong presence of its Fortis unit there, the French bank's new country head for Europe's largest economy said in a newspaper ...
Connecture Announces Growth Investment From Great Point Partners To Fuel ...
Connecture Announces Growth Investment From Great Point Partners To Fuel ...
Alfa mulls Turkish investment when Turkcell case settled
ISTANBUL Aug 17 (Reuters) - Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman's Alfa Group may invest in Turkey's banking and retail sectors when its dispute with local firm Cukurova about shareholdings in mobile phone company Turkcell, is resolved. The dispute ...
More elderly victimized by investment fraud
Two-thirds of the 756 state securities regulators, financial planners, law enforcement officials, attorneys and other professionals who responded to an online poll said that they deal with elderly victims of investment fraud and financial exploitation ...
Investment Vehicle For Ideas, Motif Expands To Fixed-Income Products
By Leena Rao. Motif Investing, a vehicle that allows you to invest in ideas, is expanding its offerings today to include the ability to invest in 10 new fixed income "motifs," which are specialized portfolios of bond ETFs tied to certain macro-economic ...
Trulia's a Killer Site. Is It a Wise Investment?
With the U.S. housing market finally showing signs of having a pulse, what better time for San Francisco-based online real estate site Trulia.com to launch a $75 million initial public offering? Trulia has a graphically rich site—you gotta love the ...
China's Investment Outlook Changing, But Still Tops US As Money Destination
Foreign direct investment (FDI) was a record $116 billion in China last year, but its growth slowed by 9.7 percent compared with global FDI growth of 16 percent. Year-to-date, FDI inflows have fallen by 3.6 percent (-7.8 percent year over year in July ...
Investment From China Places A123 Systems on the Defensive
As reported on Thursday by The Times, the financially troubled electric-vehicle battery maker A123 Systems reached a final agreement with the Wanxiang Group Corporation, a supplier of automotive parts and systems based in China, for an investment of up ...
QFS Asset Management Names Dr. Jim Xiong as Co-Chief Investment Officer ...
QFS Asset Management Names Dr. Jim Xiong as Co-Chief Investment Officer ...
Restrict foreign investment at our peril
It is quintessentially Kiwi to embrace the world, just as sure as closing off to the world would mean death for our island economy. Foreign investment is in our DNA but we might forgive Green Party leader Dr Russel Norman if he doesn't quite understand ...
Brazil's BES Investment Bank Focuses on Infrastructure
Brazilian investment bank BES Investimento do Brasil SA, controlled by Portugal's BES Investimento SA and by Brazilian retail banking giant Banco Bradesco SA (BBD, BBDC4.BR), intends to reinforce its infrastructure investment operations after the ...
Ex-Investment Adviser Allen Seeks Probation for Fraud
Scott Allen, a former Mercer LLC investment adviser, says he shouldn't be sent to prison for insider-trading because he's assisted the U.S. on several investigations since pleading guilty to the scheme in March. Allen, of Atlanta, admitted in federal ...
Six Investment Moves to Make Now
In January, many expected Europe's debt woes to spread from Greece to the rest of the euro zone, China's economic growth rate to falter and the U.S. to be once again gripped by a midyear market scare, if not necessarily one triggered by a debt-ceiling ...
Honda's new Accord brings investment, jobs to Ohio
CINCINNATI (AP) — Honda's new Accord sedan to be unveiled Monday at a central Ohio plant has led to more than $220 million in investments and more jobs in two of its other Ohio plants, with companies that supply Honda with products and services also ...
Investment Oracle of Omaha Warren Buffett Dumps All Shares of Intel
The man has been so successful over the many years of his investment career that he has effectively become an oracle of sorts. He finds companies that he believes are fundamentally strong and likely undervalued and then buys large shares of those ...
300000 education jobs lost, White House urges investment
By the CNN Wire Staff. (CNN) - Budget cuts are forcing districts to scale back on teachers and staff, resulting in larger class sizes and fewer school days, according to a White House report released Saturday. More than 300000 education jobs have been ...
Global Diversified Investment Grade Income Trust II Monthly Distribution and ...
Global Diversified Investment Grade Income Trust II Monthly Distribution and ...
ZeekRewards: If An Investment's Too Good To Be True It Is!
The basic point about such investment schemes though is that if you cannot understand how the money is being made then it's probably a bad idea to get involved in such schemes. I've sat through a number of pitches from such fraudsters myself (at one ...
Investment millionare Paul Ryan's mother's supposed to speak for millions his ...
Investment millionare Paul Ryan's mother's supposed to speak for millions his ...
Investment clubs still have much to offer us
Two bear markets since 2000 have taken a toll on more than just stock portfolios. They also have damaged investors' confidence in financial matters and their willingness to keep learning. Investment clubs have been casualties of the tumultuous ...
Wanxiang's $465 million investment in struggling battery-maker draws heat
A Chinese industrial conglomerate with Chicago-area ties has historically invested a lot like Warren Buffett. It looked for value in aging assets, in some cases providing financial lifelines to hard-hit auto suppliers, saving jobs and injecting life ...
Investment showcases the city
A $25000 investment to show off Cedar Rapids to thousands of people and generate millions of dollars of impact for our local businesses is a worthy one. Our local community profited in a variety of ways. From the server at a local restaurant who made ...
Investment in hydrogen technology slow to pay off
“The reason they are going ahead with this is not because it's good to have but because they will have a return on investment in an acceptable time period,” Mahoney said. “The reason they are doing this is not for the good of the planet. It's an ...
'Roadmap' a boon to investors
But with Mr. Ryan's ascension to the national GOP ticket, the debate over entitlements also is likely to get linked to his and Mr. Romney's desire to cut investment income taxation substantially. In his 2010 Roadmap, Mr. Ryan, R-Wis., and now the House ...
Ford Vs. General Motors: An Investment Analysis
There has been a lot of debate on whether Ford (F) or General Motors (GM) is the better investment. Prior to this article, I made a valuation of both companies, and while I find both companies to be attractive investments, I would like to make a direct ...
Private sector investment in power sector high in Rajasthan
JAIPUR: A recent Confederation of Indian Industry CII report on the power situation in north India, titled 'Power Scenario in Northern India', highlighted the significant gap between demand and supply in almost all the northern states. According to the ...
Australian Carbon Tax Hasn't Curbed New Investment, Swan Says
“Resource investment is expected to decline gradually in the latter part of the forecast period,” the RBA said in its quarterly monetary policy statement on Aug. 10. “The effect of this on GDP growth is expected to be roughly offset by faster growth in ...
Australian Investment Surging Even With Carbon Tax, Swan Says
“While there have been no end to the irresponsible claims made about the impact of both a price on carbon pollution and the new resource tax arrangements, the investment figures tell the real story,” Swan said in an economic note yesterday. “Far from ...
Putting Azerbaijan on the investment map
“Corruption is ubiquitous, and the promise of widespread wealth from Azerbaijan's undeveloped petroleum resources remains largely unfulfilled,” is how Renaissance Capital, the Moscow-based investment bank, sums up the former Soviet republic. Add to the ...
Investment: Norway's nest egg
Visit the website of Norway's oil fund and an extraordinary sight awaits. Several times a second, the value of the world's largest sovereign wealth fund is updated. One moment this week, the fund gained NKr800m ($134m) in less than one minute, only to ...
Apple Is Still An Astute Equity Investment
... AAPL, includes: AMZN, GOOG, ZNGA. It's a great time to be an Apple (AAPL) investor. The stock recently hit an all-time high of over $648, and Wall Street is saturated with chatter about the upcoming iPhone. AAPL is still the most astute equity ...
Investment Banker Seeking Buyer for Harper Brush Works
FAIRFIELD, Iowa - A 112-year-old family-owned Fairfield manufacturer has hired an investment banker to help it find a buyer or investor. Equity Partners CRB said Friday that it has been retained by a bankruptcy court order to seek a buyer. The deal ...
Bloggers riff on similariites between the music, investment 'biz'
Musicians and investment professionals have a lot in common. But, our resident investment expert claims, to say the best investors, like the best musicians, made it to the top through luck is wrong. Try telling Led Zeppelin they were just lucky, and ...