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Egypt, Investment, and the IMF
Egypt's new president, Mohamed Morsi, in recent weeks has not only moved to consolidate political control by forcing out the country's military leaders and increasing the power of the presidential office; he is also beginning to come to grips with ...
Martin Investment Management, LLC Receives Awards
Tortue Capital™, Martin Investment Management, LLC's international strategy, received a PSN “Top Gun” ranking for one year ending June 30, 2012 in their EAFE (international, developed markets) category. Earlier this year Informa Investment Solutions's ...
Investment from China the focus of Egyptian president's visit
CAIRO: Chinese investment, including in industrial and technological projects, is the primary focus of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi's visit to Beijing which starts Tuesday, state media and officials said. Mursi leaves for China Tuesday in his first ...
Republicans vow to keep taxes low on investment income
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans are pledging to keep a lid on the tax rates for investment income and maintain prized tax breaks for home mortgage and charitable donations, as part of their party's election platform set to be voted on in Tampa ...
Myanmar: planned foreign investment law delayed by local business opposition
The saga has dragged on for more than eight months, since president Thein Sein promised a liberal new foreign investment regime late last year, and his industry minister (who also heads the Myanmar Investment Commission, the body overseeing foreign ...
Investment Analysts' Weekly Ratings Changes for Apple (AAPL)
Investment Analysts' Weekly Ratings Changes for Apple (AAPL). August 28th, 2012 - 0 comments - Filed Under - by Tyrone Williams. Filed Under: Analyst Articles - Company Sum - Stock Market. Apple, Inc logo Several investment firms have updated their ...
Rich men still control household investment decisions
Nearly three-quarters of wealthy men say they are better qualified to make investment decisions than their spouse, according to a survey of some 650 adults with $3 million or more in investable assets conducted by U.S. Trust, Bank of America's private ...
Forex Flash: Resource investment plans highlights concerns in Australia ...
Forex Flash: Resource investment plans highlights concerns in Australia ...
Brennan Investment Group Completes Acquisition of Nine-Building Industrial ...
Brennan Investment Group Completes Acquisition of Nine-Building Industrial ...
Investment banks hit by across-the-board declines
Investment banks had almost nowhere to hide in the first half of this year, with revenues at the biggest institutions falling across 10 of their 13 largest business lines. Just one business line saw a significant year-on-year boost, with this ...
Egypt President Morsi visits China seeking investment
Egypt's president will meet his Chinese counterpart in Beijing on Tuesday, seeking in his first state visit outside the Arab world to win badly needed investment and expand diplomatic ties. Mohamed Morsi took over in June as Egypt's first freely ...
Autodesk Continues Strategic Investment in Product Lifecycle Management with ...
Autodesk Continues Strategic Investment in Product Lifecycle Management with ...
Spanish economy shrinks, as do borrowing costs
Home prices signal recovery may be here. Rich men still control household investment decisions. Stocks: Investors hit pause. Apple v. Samsung: Meet the foreman of the jury - updated. You have 49 FICO credit scores ...
IBM's $1 Billion Mainframe Investment Bears Fruit: zEnterprise EC12
"IBM is offering features that large-scale enterprises like banks and financial trading systems and credit card firms that have been buying mainframes for the better part of 30, 40 and 50 years, really want," said analyst Charles King. "At the same ...
Transwestern Investment Management Closes Landmark International Equity Fund
28, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Transwestern Investment Management (TIM) today announced the first closing of Diversified International Partners, a private equity real estate fund developed primarily for Latin American institutional and qualified high net ...
Morsi visits China seeking investment
Egypt's president will meet his Chinese counterpart in Beijing on Tuesday, seeking in his first state visit outside the Arab world to win badly needed investment and expand diplomatic ties. Mohamed Morsi took over in June as Egypt's first freely ...
Two Investment Advisers Convicted for Real Estate Investment Fraud
(Source: FBI) – WASHINGTON—William J. Ferry, a former stock broker and investment adviser, and Dennis J. Clinton, a former real estate investment manager, were found guilty by a federal jury in Santa Ana, California today for their roles in a ...
Merkel Returns to China to Press Fair Trade and Investment
The total volume of trade between the two countries was about 144 billion euros in 2011, an increase of 10% from the year before, according to the German government. German companies invested €26 billion in China last year, dwarfing China's investment ...
China Life: To Boost Real Estate, Infrastructure Investment
China Life Insurance Co. (2628.HK), the world's largest life insurer by market value, will boost its investment in the real estate sector and major infrastructure projects for higher returns, Chairman Yang Mingsheng said Wednesday after the company ...
STOCKS NEWS SINGAPORE-S'pore, Bangkok commercial assets to drive ...
STOCKS NEWS SINGAPORE-S'pore, Bangkok commercial assets to drive ...
Nereus Capital Raises IFC Investment for India Projects
The $20 million investment is part of $250 million that Nereus plans to raise in the next year, Nereus founder Jonathan Winer said today in a phone interview from New Delhi. It already raised more than $20 million from another investor whom Winer ...
Rift in Myanmar over draft investment law
President worried restrictions will hurt economy - sources. * Draft law limits foreign investment in 13 sectors. * Myanmar tycoons seen benefiting from changes. By Martin Petty and Aung Hla Tun. YANGON, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Protectionist clauses ...
Paddy Power, 888 gear up to increase investment
Companies eye new markets after Spanish, Italian expansion. * Britain's 888 ready for U.S. as profits increase 81 pct. * Paddy Power marketing spend rockets. By Padraic Halpin and Rhys Jones. DUBLIN/LONDON, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Betting companies ...
Avista investment to help Matrix strike oil in algae
Although the companies declined to disclose the amount of the investment, which they will announce Wednesday, Matrix Chief Executive Margaret McCormick said it would allow her company to spin out from agricultural biotech firm Targeted Growth and ...
Gazprom postpones Shtokman investment decision
By James Marson. MOSCOW--Russian state-controlled gas company Gazprom OAO has indefinitely postponed an investment decision on its giant Shtokman gas field, Prime newswire reports Wednesday, citing a source in the company. "An investment ...
Investment insights from a Peruvian beach
Charles Sizemore manages the Tactical ETF and Sizemore Investment Letter portfolios on Covestor, a registered investment advisor that allows investors to replicate the transactions of portfolio managers in their own brokerage accounts. He is the ...
Three Things Most Investment Advisors Don't Tell You
You are firmly established with an investment advisor. Your relationship is approaching a multiple-year anniversary. If you asked your money manager for an inside view of what they do and how they think about the client experience, you may be surprised ...
Draghi: 'Exceptional measures' may be needed
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi defended the euro currency Wednesday and reiterated that "exceptional measures" are justified to stabilize financial markets. In an op-ed published in German newsweekly Die Zeit, Draghi said the euro was ...
Art investment for everyone?
The idea is to allow more investors to participate, without the hefty management fees or large minimum investment associated with private art funds, improve liquidity in the market, and make pricing more accurate and transparent. And it not stopping ...
Vietnam's Fractured Investment Thesis
High inflation and the central bank's proclivity for currency devaluations have made VNM a tricky bet, but the cautionary tale that is the Vietnam investment thesis does not end there. Foreign direct investment is an integral part of any developing ...
Brazil unveils measures to spur consumption, investment
BRASILIA, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Brazil's government unveiled a host of new measures on Wednesday aimed at increasing investment and consumption as it expanded efforts to boost a sluggish recovery in the world's sixth-largest economy. The latest round of ...
Do investment cards really add up for college?
Here's a smart thing to do: Use your credit card rewards to save for your child's college education. You can earn 2 percent on your purchases with the Fidelity Investments Rewards American Express credit card and the Fidelity Investments 529 College ...
Australian Business Investment Rose Last Quarter on Mining Plans
Australian business investment rose more than economists forecast in the second quarter as an increase by mining companies outpaced a decline in spending by manufacturers. Capital expenditures gained 3.4 percent from the first three months of the year, ...
North Korea needs more reform to win China investment: South
A study released by the Bank of Korea, one of the few sources of information on the North's economy, said that if successful, manufacturing investment from China could help transform a country whose national output in real terms is estimated by the ...
Australian Mining Investment Lost Steam In 2Q
Australia's mining investment boom was losing steam in the second quarter of 2012, even before a sharp pullback in commodity prices that has seen a number of high-profile mining projects shelved in recent weeks. A survey of capital spending published ...
Mining investment boom rolls on
A record pipeline of investment in the resources sector failed to soothe investor concerns that the end of a decade-long boom is nigh, amid warnings of an industry in flux and as mining stocks tumbled along with commodity prices. The mining boom is not ...
China's 2011 outbound investment growth slows to 8.5 pct
Outbound direct investment pace slows sharply in 2011. * Grew at an annual average rate of 45 pct in 2002-2011. * Financial firms' investments hurt by Europe debt crisis (Adds comparison to 2011 inbound FDI). BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Aug 30 (Reuters) ...
Funds raise bets on investment-grade bonds, US stocks: Reuters poll
NEW YORK (Reuters) - In a sign of increased optimism about the economic outlook, U.S. money managers increased their stake in investment-grade corporate bonds and U.S. stocks in August, while reducing their exposure to U.S. Treasuries, a Reuters poll ...
TEXT-S&P summary: Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam
(The following statement was released by the rating agency). Aug 30 -. =============================================================================== Summary analysis -- Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam 30-Aug- ...
Barclays Names Jenkins CEO as Investment Bank Future Weighed
30 (Bloomberg) -- Barclays Plc named Antony Jenkins as its chief executive officer, promoting the head of its consumer business as the U.K. lender recovers from the Libor scandal and considers whether to shrink its investment bank. The 51-year-old ...
The Investment Value Of Facebook Rants
Does it surprise you how many political experts there are on Facebook? It's never ceased to amaze me how willing people are to alienate their “friends”–as well as their real friends–through home-grown social punditry, often based on conspiracy theories ...
Brazil's Caixa Econômica to start investment bank unit-report
Apart from the creation of an investment bank, Brasilia-based Caixa will expand into farming and trade financing, with the start of disbursements expected in October, Chief Executive Jorge Hereda told Valor in an interview. According to Valor, banks ...
Marret Investment Grade Bond Fund Completes Private Placement of Units
TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2012 — /NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA/. TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Marret Asset Management Inc. is pleased to announce that the ...
College Town Investment Opportunities: Rents and Prices this Academic Year ...
College Town Investment Opportunities: Rents and Prices this Academic Year ...
Barclays investment bankers prepare for revolution
LONDON Aug 30 (Reuters) - A promised return to stability for scandal-hit Barclays is the last thing its shamed investment bank can expect from a cultural revolution likely to bring battles over power and pay. New chief executive Antony Jenkins, from ...
Barclays investment bankers prepare for revolution
LONDON Aug 30 (Reuters) - A promised return to stability for scandal-hit Barclays is the last thing its shamed investment bank can expect from a cultural revolution likely to bring battles over power and pay. New chief executive Antony Jenkins, from ...
Worth the Investment?
Is college worth the investment? You might not think so if you follow certain media threads, mostly written by college-educated individuals. It's become very popular to lionize those giants of industry who either did not attend college (Sean Parker of ...
Codelco CEO: $100 billion mining investment in Chile by 2020 unlikely
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's goal of attracting $100 billion in mining investment by 2020 is unlikely to be achieved because of setbacks to several planned mining and energy projects, Thomas Keller, chief executive of state copper giant Codelco, said ...
Argentina's YPF says can fund most investment needs
State-controlled company details $37.2 bln investment plan. * Says will fund $32.6 bln with cash flow, some debt. * CEO says in "advanced conversations" with Chevron. * Slashes dividend ratio to focus on output boost. By Alejandro Lifschitz and Karina ...
Australia approves China farm purchase, sparks investment concern
CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australian on Friday approved a Chinese company's bid for giant cotton farm, igniting new concerns about foreign investment in agriculture where resource-hungry China is showing growing interest. Treasurer Wayne Swan approved ...