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Investment bank GFH to front Leeds purchase
The Middle-Eastern investment bank, Gulf Finance House, have this morning confirmed they have signed an exclusive agreement to lead a takeover of Championship side Leeds. The financial future of the Elland Road club has been up in the air since Leeds, ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Agrium, TJX, Madison Square Garden ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Agrium, TJX, Madison Square Garden ...
Why a bull run for business investment may be over
What seems to be happening is that the apparent boom in business investment in 2010 and 2011 wasn't as vigorous as it might have looked at first glance. When the recession took hold at the beginning of 2008 and deepened at the end of that year and ...
US durable orders fall, but business investment up
Demand for long-lasting manufactured goods plunged in August because of a huge drop in volatile commercial aircraft orders. But in a hopeful sign, orders that reflect business investment plans rose. The Commerce Department said Thursday that total ...
Infrastructure Investment Creates Jobs -- For Everyone
By now it's apparent that we have to do something differently in order to spur our economy and create new jobs. Two things are also becoming clearer: First, while the private sector of our economy is slowly growing, public sector cutbacks have ...
Norway's power grid needs investment boost -operator
Norway plans to invest 50-70 bln crowns in power grid. * Power needed to develop oil and gas fields in the north. OSLO, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Norway needs to significantly boost spending in its power grid which is already straining under the demands of ...
Arlington Asset Investment Corp. Announces Completion of Common Stock ...
Arlington Asset Investment Corp. Announces Completion of Common Stock ...
Chavez gets Russian oil investment _ and a puppy
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Russia's energy czar has pledged to invest billions of dollars to tap oilfields in Venezuela and also presented its leader with a personal gift from Russia's animal-loving President Vladimir Putin — a black puppy. Igor ...
UPDATE 1-Brazil wants more pay TV investment as complaints soar
Move aims to curb a surge in service problems. * Government using regulation to boost investment. * Adds to uncertainties about industry oversight. By Leonardo Goy and Guillermo Parra-Bernal. BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Brazilian pay-TV ...
'Severe pressure' on Canada's boutique investment firms: IIAC
But the head of the Investment Industry Association of Canada says the market conditions, intense competition and “relentless” cost demands from technology and regulatory compliance are putting the country's 180 institutional and retail boutiques under ...
Investment banking fee income falls to lowest since 2009
LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Global investment banking fees in the third quarter fell to their lowest since early 2009, according to data from Thomson Reuters and Freeman Consulting, as the euro zone debt crisis continued to unsettle markets and disrupt ...
Sony Said to Vote on Investment in Olympus as Early as Today
The companies will have board meetings today to discuss a proposed alliance that includes a 50 billion-yen ($644 million) investment by Sony in new shares of Olympus, the people said, declining to be identified because the plan is private. Sony will ...
South Sudan Sees Increased Investment After Splitting Oil Block
South Sudan expects to attract more foreign investment into the newly independent country through its break up of an oil concession the size of Rwanda, the government's spokesman said. Block B, which covers most of South Sudan's eastern Jonglei state, ...
Investment returns slow
Chief Investment Officer David Swensen is credited with developing the nontraditional institutional investment strategy that has led Yale to a strong endowment performance in the long run. The model, which has been emulated by many of Yale's peer ...
Frozen yogurt: a hot investment for entrepreneurs
Frozen yogurt: a hot investment for entrepreneurs. Frozen yogurt shops are popping up in neighborhoods and business developments all across the country, as more Americans shop around for healthier treat options. The frozen yogurt industry is growing ...
'Security perception affecting investment in North East'
Kolkata, Sep 28 — Observing that an adverse perception about the security condition in northeastern states of the country was affecting investment, a union minister Friday said the government was striving hard to improve infrastructure and enhance ...
Bangladesh considering Indian businessmen's investment plea
Kolkata, Sep 28 — Bangladesh is actively considering the Indian business community's plea to allow investment in its exclusive economic zones, the country's commerce minister Golam Mohammad Kader said Friday. Bangladesh is currently encouraging and ...
INVESTMENT FOCUS-Tug of war into Q4
By Mike Dolan. LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Take on a little risk, maybe, but not too much. This extraordinary lack of conviction among global investors about the remainder of 2012 illustrates just how unpredictable the investment horizon has become in ...
UPDATE 1-Investment banking fee income falls to lowest since 2009
Global investment banking fees $15.5 bln in Q3. * JP Morgan tops fees league table. By Kylie MacLellan and Douwe Miedema. LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Investment bankers are pinning their hopes on more confident companies and investors to help ...
Another $100000000 datacenter investment shows strength of the business
In a week dominated by 'the sky is falling” press coverage about the evil datacenter business, Canadian datacenter operator Cogeco Cable announced the investment of $100 million in a new datacenter that will serve the web hosting and data management ...
RIM's Monty Python moment: I'm not dead!
Bring out your dead smartphones! You'd think people would avoid a company that's losing money and reporting massive declines in revenue like the plague. But Research in Motion (RIMM), maker of the not as popular as it used to be BlackBerry smartphone, ...
Commerce chief sees good chance for US investment boom
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Abundant U.S. energy supplies and sluggish growth in Europe have created a "unique opportunity" for the United States to attract more business investment over the next several years, acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca ...
Solar power company banks on loan, but skeptics question government ...
Solar power company banks on loan, but skeptics question government ...
Two Harbors Investment: A Winning REIT Pick
With interest rates remaining at historical lows, REIT investors have been nicely rewarded with growing share prices and healthy dividend yields. In some instances, especially in light of the recovering real estate market, REIT shares have risen year ...
Indonesia Emerging as Stable Investment Area, Basri Says
Indonesia, Southeast Asia's largest economy, is emerging as a stable ground for investment as much of Asia experiences an economic slowdown, the head of the country's investment board said. Indonesia is the “least unattractive country” in the region as ...
New investment chief says Vanguard to stay lowest cost
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tim Buckley, who takes over as chief investment officer at The Vanguard Group in January, has never managed money in his 20 years at the firm. He has no plans to make big market calls and he won't micro-manage his team's ...
Ridgewood Canadian Investment Grade Bond Fund Announces Estimated ...
Ridgewood Canadian Investment Grade Bond Fund Announces Estimated ...
The Weisman Investment
The Weisman Investment. By Marc Morehouse, Reporter. Tools. Email this article; Tweet · Digg · Print this article; Comments. By Grant Burkhardt. Story Created: Sep 29, 2012 at 1:19 AM CDT. Story Updated: Sep 29, 2012 at 10:24 AM CDT. IOWA CITY, Iowa ...
Why investment capital is taxed at a lower rate than wages
Investment capital has already been taxed unless by some trick you managed to avoid paying any taxes on your wages. You should remember that not everyone is receiving a cozy defined benefit retirement and as such a low capital gains tax entices savers ...
Foreign investment road map promised
It's guiding a huge chunk of foreign investment in Canada and the government's broader economic goals, but critics as-sail it for being too vague and lacking necessary safeguards to protect the economy and national security. The Investment Canada Act ...
Federal Realty Investment Trust to Participate at the ISI 2012 Real Estate ...
Federal Realty Investment Trust to Participate at the ISI 2012 Real Estate ...
Obama revokes China investment in wind farm
Amidst rising temperatures over the U.S.-China relationship in a feverish election campaign, the Obama administration this week revoked permission for a Chinese firm to proceed with its acquisition of four wind farms, purportedly after the farms ...
Man convicted of mail fraud in investment scheme
In 2005, "following Hurricane Katrina, Harris falsely informed his investors that he was closing the investment company due to the support that he was providing to victims of the storm," U.S. Attorney Donald J. Cazayoux Jr. said in a post-trial ...
Conn. summit on northeast investment fraud scams
The U.S. Justice Department says an unprecedented rise in ponzi and other investment fraud schemes has forced it to hold a regional summit in Connecticut to warn people about such cases. The investment fraud summit scheduled to begin Monday will ...
Ryan Howard: Worth the Investment?
The Philadelphia Phillies, recently eliminated from playoff contention, received more bad news today when it was revealed that Ryan Howard has a broken toe. Adding insult to injury, the break took place while Howard was leaving the on-deck circle and ...
PM asserts Foreign Direct Investment policy no sell-out
Speaking with a new-found confidence reposed in him by the Congress leadership and the green flag to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the retail, aviation and broadcast sectors, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday rubbished the allegations ...
Tax Registration and Investment Scheme: FBR to share key features with Prime ...
Tax Registration and Investment Scheme: FBR to share key features with Prime ...
Business investment may be slowing
What seems to be happening is that the apparent boom in business investment in 2010 and 2011 wasn't as vigorous as it might have looked at first glance. When the recession took hold at the beginning of 2008 and deepened at the end of that year and ...
Tommy Williams: the simplest investment performance idea
You've heard corporations are sitting on a lot of cash. Apparently, that is changing. In the past week, more than half a dozen Blue Chip companies announced increases in their dividend payouts. In fact, Standard and Poor's Corp. said S&P 500 companies ...
Dan Hinxman: Nevada's investment focus has to be Mackay first
We've all played the game where we've fantasized about winning the lotto or being related to an extremely wealthy octogenarian. “If $20 million to $30 million fell into my lap tomorrow, what would I do with it?” If you're the average American ...
Foreign investment in Dubai grows 7% to Dh16.5b
Dubai: Investor confidence in Dubai is on the upswing. Foreign direct investment (FDI) grew 7 per cent to Dh16.5 billion in the first half of this year compared to the same period in 2011, according to statistics compiled by Dubai FDI, the foreign ...
Games Are A Difficult Investment Proposition, But Crowdfunding Could Change ...
Games Are A Difficult Investment Proposition, But Crowdfunding Could Change ...
Iraq targets $500 billion in energy-related investment
"As for investment opportunities; investments between now and 2030 in the energy sector and linked industries will amount to about $500 billion, of which 80 billion is expected to come from the private sector," Shahristani said. "That investment is ...
Cubbie conundrums: the foreign investment debate
It seems anyone who raises questions about Chinese investment or State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) buying into Australian agriculture is labelled dangerously dumb, part of an ignorant 'public backlash'. Witness the Tasmanian dairies story last week. Didn ...
Home in on investment hazards
Don't forget to protect your new investment both physically and financially. With a mix of insurance, good management and maintenance, you can almost wrap your property in cotton wool and ensure you have a contingency plan or compensation for almost ...
Fewer City jobs as investment drops
Mark Cameron of Astbury Marsden said: "The last quarter has seen two of the UK's most successful banks put in the stocks, the widening of the Libor scandal and announcements by a number of banks to continue to scale down their investment banking ...