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Foreign net investment in South Korea stocks hits record in August
SEOUL (Reuters) - Foreigners' net investment in South Korean stocks rose by a record 6.6 trillion won ($5.82 billion) in August, government data showed on Wednesday. August marked the first month since March during which foreigners turned net buyers of ...
Exclusive: "Cheated" China firm urges Beijing not to push investment in North ...
Exclusive: "Cheated" China firm urges Beijing not to push investment in North ...
Cubbie's water clouds the foreign investment issue
The government has been buying back water licences, although that has generally been from sources that will generate little return for the investment. We have a Murray Basin water plan that will take water from licensees whose life and investment will ...
A Biotech Investment Opportunity Featuring A Diverse Pipeline And Multiple ...
A Biotech Investment Opportunity Featuring A Diverse Pipeline And Multiple ...
Facebook's stock bounces back
Facebook's stock bounces back. By Maureen Farrell September 5, 2012: 10:52 AM ET. Facebook's shares rebounded Wednesday, one day after hitting a new all-time low. Shares of Facebook (FB) rebounded from an all-time low Wednesday, after CEO Mark ...
Gold to Fall as Stronger Dollar Curbs Investment Demand
Gold may decline for the first time in three sessions as a European Central Bank plan to buy bonds as part of an economic-stimulus program lowered demand for the precious metal as a hedge against inflation. The ECB was said to propose unlimited ...
TEXT-S&P rates Nuveen Investment Inc senior unsecured notes
Sept 5 - Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today said it has assigned its 'CCC' debt rating to Nuveen Investment Inc.'s $400 million senior unsecured notes due 2017 and $745 million senior unsecured notes due 2020. At the same time, the company is ...
Mayor Castro's DNC Keynote "Government Investment in Opportunity"
Castro touted investment in education from pre-K to college. He compared his high school classmates and his college classmates, “They had the same talent, the same brains, the same dreams as the folks we sat with at Stanford and Harvard. I realized the ...
College a good investment for pros?
NEW YORK -- Lisa Raymond, the pride of Norristown, Pa., was the quintessential college player. She won NCAA singles titles in 1992 and 1993 and led the Florida Gators to their first-ever team championship. Liezel Huber, a South African by birth, turned ...
Virtus Investment Partners Announces Agreement to Acquire Rampart ...
Virtus Investment Partners Announces Agreement to Acquire Rampart ...
PIMCO's Current Investment Outlook (And Why Goldman Might Disagree)
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Myanmar investment law 'could sideline small firms'
Myanmar's plans for an eagerly awaited foreign investment law leave small domestic firms out in the cold, stunting the benefits of proposals aimed at reawakening the economy, business leaders warned Tuesday. The draft legislation risks cutting out ...
General Growth looks to hire investment bank
General Growth Properties Inc.'s board is looking to hire an investment bank, a week after activist investor Bill Ackman stepped up pressure on the No. 2 U.S. mall owner to consider putting itself up for sale, two sources familiar with the matter said ...
Solyndra investment funds could see big tax breaks
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Private equity funds that control Solyndra LLC could reap more than $340 million in tax breaks after the failed solar power company emerges from bankruptcy. Attorneys for Solyndra filed court documents this week estimating the ...
Racist Attitudes Threaten Australia Investment—Ex-Minister
By Lucy Craymer. Racist attitudes in Australia threaten to scuttle much-needed foreign investment, a former senior Australian minister told a conference in New Zealand. “We are seeing some very unsavory aspects and frankly nonsense critique about the ...
China Investment Brings Jobs, Conflict to Zambia Mines
By PETER WONACOTT. CHAMBISHI, Zambia—Billions of dollars in investment from China has thrown a lifeline to Zambia's mines, but the money has also brought new problems, as miners at Chinese ventures complain about safety, low pay and conflicts ...
Improving Investment Grade Bond Returns With Momentum
With yields on fixed income securities near record lows, I recently wrote about a momentum strategy utilizing high yield bonds and Treasury bonds that has historically produced meaningful alpha. From July 1983 through the current period, a momentum ...
Euro Region's Contraction Led by Consumers, Investment: Economy
Europe's economy was pushed into a contraction in the second quarter as consumers cut spending and corporate investment slumped. Gross domestic product in the 17-member euro area fell 0.2 percent from the first quarter, the European Union's statistics ...
Phoenix Investment Adviser Adds to Team as Firm Assets Expand
NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Investment Adviser is pleased to announce it has named Dixon Yee as Trader and Senior Research Analyst for the firm. Mr. Yee brings with him more than 20 years of experience trading in high-yield and ...
The Morning Leverage: Sterling Investment Nears First Close on $600M Fund
Sterling Investment Partners (this firm, not to be confused with any other firms whose names assure us just how sterling their PE practices are) is expected to hold a first close by the end of the month on at least half the $600 million target for its ...
Leading Investment Service Examines Gold Stocks
5, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The Bull Market Report ("BMR") (http://www.bullmarket.com), an online investment newsletter focused on long-term growth and income-generating stocks, has provided subscribers with analysis of several gold stocks, including ...
Foreign investment has always been to our advantage
AUSTRALIA would be a poor, backward and inconsequential country without foreign investment. Since European settlement, there have been enormous opportunities for development that could only have been taken with foreign capital. There will always be ...
Six Investment Risks To China
China has been facing the possibility of a hard landing since last year. As the economy continues to slow due to the crisis in Europe, many investment banks are reconsidering the likelihood that China hasn't hit bottom. There are six reasons why the ...
Investment Help Desk in Vadodara
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 ...
Myanmar Investment Law Fight Spurs ADB Warning: Southeast Asia
Myanmar President Thein Sein is moving to counter lawmakers who inserted protectionist elements in a foreign investment bill that may impede overseas companies just as the U.S. and European Union ease sanctions. Thein Sein's administration is pushing ...
Hungry for Investment
The private sector needs to double investment in the land itself, and in machinery and seeds. Investment in storage, transport and trading infrastructure are the key not only to ensure that food reaches its intended destination but also to build ...
Fidus Investment Corporation Announces Commencement of Public Offering of ...
Fidus Investment Corporation Announces Commencement of Public Offering of ...
SEC charges investment adviser for not disclosing revenue-sharing deal
(Reuters) - The Securities and Exchange Commission charged two investment advisory firms and their owner for not disclosing to clients a revenue-sharing agreement and other potential conflicts of interest. Portland, Oregon-based Focus Point Solutions ...
Investment banks focus on core strengths
In the past two years, investment banks have largely tried to counter a slump in business and a profit-crimping spate of regulation with a broad-brush attempt to cut jobs and capacity across all business segments. Jobs in front offices of the ten ...
Investment Taxes: Defensive Moves
The soon-to-arrive 3.8% surtax on investment income is a prototype. It ostensibly doesn't apply to your salary, but a high salary causes your dividends to be pushed into surtax territory. If the government wants to raise money from prosperous people it ...
Andreessen Horowitz Leads $68 Million Investment in Start-Up Quirky
The investment is being led by Facebook Inc. investor Andreessen Horowitz and venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, along with existing investors Norwest Venture Partners and RRE Ventures. Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker and ...
Qantas Cut to Lowest Investment Grade by S&P on Losses
Qantas Airways Ltd. (QAN), the Australian carrier that yesterday struck a 10-year alliance with Emirates to turn around losses on international routes, had its credit rating cut to the lowest investment grade by Standard & Poor's. The airline's debt ...
Nomura May Acquire Asian Investment Bank or Broker, Nagai Says
Nomura Holdings Inc. (8604), Japan's largest securities firm, may buy an Asian investment bank or broker to tap the region's economic growth and increasing number of affluent people, Chief Executive Officer Koji Nagai said. The securities firm is ...
Northwest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust announces ...
Northwest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust announces ...
Myanmar parliament adopts foreign investment law, tones down some limitations
YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar's parliament adopted a much anticipated foreign direct investment law Friday that is crucial to the government's ambitious plans for economic expansion in one of Asia's poorest countries. The law drops several provisions in ...
Fidus Investment Corporation Prices Public Offering of Common Stock
7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fidus Investment Corporation (Nasdaq:FDUS) ("Fidus" or the "Company") today announced that it has priced a public offering of 2,150,000 shares of common stock in an underwritten public offering. The public offering price ...
5 Weird Investment Products
The S&P 500 traded flat last year. Uncertainty in the markets and the rise of high-frequency trading has made it especially difficult for retail investors to make a decent return. In times like these, people often turn to stranger alternative ...
JP Morgan: Investment bank never been stronger
Jes Staley, chairman of JP Morgan's (NYSE:JPM) corporate and investment bank, has told analysts at Bernstein Research that the division has been gaining market share and that the firm remains committed to the universal banking model. The analyst note ...
US executives seek Egypt assurances for investment
CAIRO (AP) — The largest ever U.S. trade delegation to the Arab world, visiting Egypt this weekend, is sounding out the new Islamist-led government over plans for reforming the ailing economy and seeking assurance that Egypt will be open for business ...
Myanmar Passes Foreign-Investment Law
Myanmar's Parliament passed a long-anticipated law that lays the ground rules for global companies planning to move into the country's long-restricted market—legislation that dropped several provision that would have deterred foreign investment but ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES AUGUST 31, 2012 ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES AUGUST 31, 2012 ...
Cuba struggles with foreign investment, growth
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's failure to encourage more foreign investment is crippling its economic performance and putting its goal of sustainable growth in danger unless changes are made, local experts and diplomats said this week. The communist island ...
RI's 38 Studios investment an issue in election
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island lawmakers argue they never knew the state would give a $75 million loan guarantee to Curt Schilling's now-defunct video game company — but that may not stop voters from blaming them anyway. Incumbents and ...
Trez Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation Raises $115 Million in Second ...
Trez Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation Raises $115 Million in Second ...
Investment adviser, firms pay $23.5M in SEC deal
WASHINGTON (AP) — An investment adviser and his firm and affiliates will pay $23.5 million to settle civil fraud charges brought by federal regulators in one of the earliest cases related to the financial crisis. The Securities and Exchange Commission ...
Santa Cruz Warriors up investment in relocation deal; City Council vote ...
Santa Cruz Warriors up investment in relocation deal; City Council vote ...
Nomura May Buy Asian Investment Bank or Broker, Nagai Says
Nomura Holdings Inc. (8604), Japan's largest securities firm, may buy an Asian investment bank or broker to tap the region's economic growth and increasing number of affluent people, Chief Executive Officer Koji Nagai said. The securities firm is ...
Jensen Investment Management Celebrates 20th Anniversary of its Flagship ...
Jensen Investment Management Celebrates 20th Anniversary of its Flagship ...
Smith: A community investment worth celebrating
These programs, and others, are all part of UWVC's community investment strategy, one designed to provide multiple investment opportunities for individuals and business and corporate partners. The strategy is straightforward: Invest in the community ...
UM, MSU investment portfolios rebound after 2008 crash
The investment portfolios held by Montana's two flagship universities hold similar values and have rebounded strongly since the economic collapse nearly five years ago. Yet the foundations that manage the assets have taken different strategies to push ...