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Slingshot network investment has paid off - TrueNet
TrueNet principal John Butt says the improved result by Slingshot (CallPlus' residential brand) is thanks to significant investment in its network that included deployment of Juniper MX80 3D Universal Edge router at 28 points-of-presence around the ...
Building Bridges to Future
Wealthy families looking for new investment opportunities should keep an eye on highways, bridges and other infrastructure projects. These already are presenting nice opportunities for institutional investors and they'll eventually become available to ...
Indian Cabinet OKs new foreign investment in insurance, pensions as part of ...
Indian Cabinet OKs new foreign investment in insurance, pensions as part of ...
Macquarie Asia Head of Investment Banking Desai to Leave
Macquarie Group Ltd. (MQG)'s head of investment banking in Asia, Kalpana Desai, is leaving after three years with the company amid a widening exodus of dealmakers from the industry. Desai, 45, will retire as head of Macquarie Capital Asia effective in ...
Tessenderlo Group to make a major investment in its water treatment activities ...
Tessenderlo Group to make a major investment in its water treatment activities ...
Investment in Green Telecom Networks Could Reduce Worldwide Emissions of ...
Investment in Green Telecom Networks Could Reduce Worldwide Emissions of ...
United States investment accounts for 26.5 of Ireland's GDP totaling $57.5 billion
Investment from the United States in Ireland during 2011 amounted to $30.5 billion. This is the second highest annual level recorded and a marked increase of nine percent on the investments during 2010. The study estimates the economic output of US ...
Global Diversified Investment Grade Income Trust II - Net Asset Value as at ...
Global Diversified Investment Grade Income Trust II - Net Asset Value as at ...
Two Harbors Investment Corp. to Webcast Analyst & Investor Day
Two Harbors Investment Corp.'s Analyst & Investor Day will feature special guest speaker, Ivy Zelman, Chief Executive Officer of Zelman & Associates. As a preeminent housing market industry expert, Ms. Zelman will share her views on the market today ...
US delegates meet Akhilesh, explore investment avenues
Lucknow, Oct 5 — A business delegation from the US called on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Friday to explore investment opportunities in the state. The delegation was led by United States-India Business Council (USIBC) chairman Ajay ...
What Investment Motifs Tell Us About the Election
MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL I've thought for quite some time that Obama will win the 2012 presidential election. I still do. However when I see that the Democratic Donors motif is more popular than the Republican Donors motif – which is measured by inquiry ...
Public investment sought to build privately financed Tampa museum
Although construction would be privately funded by foundation benefactor Rudy Ciccarello, the proposal calls for some significant investment from the city. Planners are asking Tampa for $1 million annually for the first three years of operations as the ...
Virtus Investment Partners Establishes Newfound Investments
Newfound Research, which has a minority interest in the new firm, is known for its absolute U.S. sector exposure recommendations used by investment management companies and advisors. The first strategies that will be managed by Newfound Investments ...
TEXT-S&P rates Corner Investment Propco LLC
Overview -- Las Vegas-based gaming operator Caesars Entertainment Corp. (CEC) announced plans to finance a redevelopment of Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon on the Las Vegas Strip through an indirect wholly owned subsidiary. -- We are assigning ...
Judge weighs whether to strike CFTC investment fund rule
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. commodity regulator went to court on Friday to try to fend off an industry challenge to its rule requiring that certain investment funds register with the agency. The hearing came just one week after the regulator saw ...
China Watch: Chinese Business Investment in the US Comes Under Scrutiny
MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL Can Chinese investment in the US be a good thing? This question was especially pertinent on the heels of Obama's decision to block Ralls Corp's planned purchase of an Oregon wind farm. A New York consulting firm, Rhodium ...
DSCC's Arizona investment hits $1.5 million
That follows the initial $526,000 investment I reported earlier this week. And the committee's Arizona spending total is actually even higher than that: In addition to all that independent expenditure money, I'm told the DSCC has spent $500,000 in ...
China politics aren't black and white
But the dynamics are even more complicated when it comes to rapidly rising Chinese investment in the United States, particularly at the state and local level, where government officials of both parties are eagerly courting Chinese investments in ...
Investment, Vacation Home Sales Surge
Sales of investment and vacation homes* jumped in 2011, with the combined market share rising to the highest level since 2005, according to the National Association of Realtors. NAR's 2012 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey, covering existing- ...
Second Circuit Looks at Outside Investment in Law Firms
Jacoby & Meyers LLP, a New York law firm, has asked a federal appeals court to revive its lawsuit challenging a state rule that prohibits law firms from seeking outside investment from non-lawyers. The law firm claims the rule is unconstitutional ...
Investors Indulge in Below-Grade Bonds
Or so investors seem to think. About $79 billion in sub-investment-grade corporate bonds were issued in the quarter that just ended, Dealogic reported this week. That was the largest amount issued in any quarter since the firm began collecting the ...
German investment in Punjab power projects safe: Shahbaz
LAHORE–Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that along with security issues, energy crisis is the biggest challenge facing Pakistan. Estimating the average shortfall at 6,000MW in the country the CM said, Punjab, the biggest province ...
100 Gentex jobs, $45.6 million investment on the horizon in Zeeland
Zeeland officials approved more job-creation efforts in the city, granting Gentex Corp. a 12-year tax abatement on an investment of more than $45.6 million. Zeeland's largest employer has 2,730 employees working in the city, which includes plants on ...
WestPark Capital Hires Alan Feldman and Joseph Hain, Investment Bankers
Their main areas of focus are financial consultation, investment banking and portfolio management. They will be focusing on the structuring and capital-raising of small to mid-sized public and private companies. "Mr. Feldman and Mr. Hain were brought ...
NDSU graduate makes investment in Dickinson, ND
“You don't put this type of investment into infrastructure if you're going to shut down operations in two years. All the signs we're seeing, if you read any of the investment reviews out there, you see that these companies are putting long term ...
Lew Hay: Don't raise taxes on investment income
The fiscal cliff is rapidly approaching for America's seniors and millions of taxpayers across the nation. Congress adjourned without preventing the multiple tax increases scheduled for January 1, and without ending the uncertainty over fiscal policy ...
SEBI raises investment limit for debt-oriented MFs in housing finance cos
Following demands for the dematerialisation of assets and records other than securities such as fixed deposits with banks and corporates, insurance policies, and investment products of Post Office, the market regulator has allowed depositories access ...
Investment board faces SC orders, green hurdles
NEW DELHI: A clutch of Supreme Court rulings and stiff existing environment regulations could prevent the proposed National Investment Board (NIB) from emerging as a one-stop clearance window for big-ticket infrastructure projects that the PMO and ...
Berkshire Hathaway Ups Investment in DaVita, BofA Expands Its NJ Campus ...
Berkshire Hathaway Ups Investment in DaVita, BofA Expands Its NJ Campus ...
Investment focus: what if a post-election Fed were shackled?
Investment focus: what if a post-election Fed were shackled? LONDON: Investors staring squarely at the US fiscal cliff may well be ignoring a bigger monetary policy pitfall. Many asset managers are puzzled at the how little attention world markets seem ...
Bucks' investment in Ellis pays off
It's clear the Milwaukee Bucks were hesitant to trade center Andrew Bogut last season despite his injury history. General manager John Hammond and coach Scott Skiles knew the value of a savvy 7-foot center who blocked shots and took charges, when he ...
Rwanda-Gabon to Boost Investment Opportunities
PRESIDENT Paul Kagame and his Gabonese counterpart, Ali Bongo Odimba have agreed to boost investment opportunities within their countries as part of strengthening the exist relations between the two country. The two Heads of States announced their ...
Investment in higher ed still pays in today's economy
On average, those with bachelor's degrees or higher earn more and enjoy far more job security than workers with only high school or even associate's degrees, according to several national and local studies. And the demand for highly educated workers is ...
Investment in education money well spent
Investment in education money well spent. Print Email. 2012-10-07T00:22:00Z Investment in education money well spent helenair.com. 8 minutes ago. (0) Comments. Editor's note: This editorial appeared in the Billings Gazette on Oct. 5. It's extremely ...
Cuddy calls for investment in Welsh game
In a professional game where money talks and the sharks of France and England circle the Welsh game, there has got to be more investment by the governing body into the regions." He claimed: "A mere £6million of the Welsh Rugby Union's earnings are ...
Oil producers plan $ 740 bn investment in energy projects
The report said MENA energy capital investment is expected to add up to $ 740 billion for the five-year period 2013-17. Compared to past assessments, which have been uniformly and consistently revised to reflect the full scale and scope of the power ...
China's local government's investment "wish lists": wishes that will not come true
Is every investment “plan” being announced simply a “wish list”? Surely this fits with our conception that most of the investments being “planned” will not actually be done. His emphasis that most will be funded by private investments (determined by ...
With superannuation investment returns less than stellar, it pays to shop around
A look at different funds' performances over the past decade reveals just how much Australians stand to gain if we did. Superannuation is the only product the Government decrees we must buy. Out of every pay packet, the Government compels employers to ...
Qatar First Investment Bank invests $150 million in Kuwait Energy
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar First Investment Bank (QFIB) will invest $150 million in Kuwait Energy Co. to support the firm's expansion, the Qatari firm said on Sunday. The deal is structured in the form of a convertible murabaha which will be used to boost ...
Hot Subprime MBS Market May Save Troubled Chimera Investment Corp.
With a full year having gone by since Chimera Investment Corp. (CIM) last managed to issue an earnings report, the market for Chimera's non-agency mortgage holdings has turned red hot. I have been a negative voice concerning the future prospects for ...
How Gold Investment Hurts The Economy And Becomes A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
In this article, I will make the argument that commodity fetishism, or the desire to possess physical commodities as an investment, harms the real economy and slows real economic growth. As such, responsible investors should avoid the practice (aside ...
Workforce Investment Board appoints new chairman
The North Shore Workforce Investment Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Nancy Huntington Stager, executive vice president, human resources, of Eastern Bank as chairman. Stager was appointed at the Sept. 27 board meeting and succeeds ...
NZ blip on China investment radar
You might think, if you read all the coverage about the Crafar farms sale, that New Zealand was in the grip of some great Chinese buy-up; that we were facing a wave of wealthy Chinese investors with their sights set on New Zealand's food producing ...
Investment Trends Odds still strong with medical care firms
Obamacare, formally known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, will bring an estimated 15 million to 20 million more people into the insured population. Add that to some improvement in employment rates and a growing-older population, and ...
British business keeps investment on hold
Britain's largest companies plan to keep a tight rein on investment despite a modest improvement in business confidence, according to a survey of top finance directors by Deloitte, the advisory firm. It found that only 11 per cent of companies saw ...
Barilla defies crisis with new Italian investment
Barilla sees Italians opting for more ready meals. * World's biggest pasta-maker aims to expand in emerging markets. * Brazil open to Italian cuisine, China tougher. * Other firms cut or close Italian operations. By Lisa Jucca. PARMA, Italy, Oct 8 ...
India investment rate to speed up this year - minister
NEW DELHI Oct 8 (Reuters) - The investment rate in the Indian economy is seen picking up in the third quarter of the current fiscal year that ends in March 2013, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said on Monday. India's investment rate has fallen to 32 ...
ING sells stake in Chinese investment firm for 98 million euros
AS) said on Monday it has agreed to sell its 33.3 percent stake in Chinese investment management firm China Merchants Fund for 98 million euros ($128 million) to the two other joint venture partners. The financial services group is in the process of ...
Siemens, Areva Say UK Policy Move Risks 'Stranding' Investment
Siemens AG (SIE), Vestas Wind Systems A/S (VWS) and Areva SA (AREVA) said suggestions the U.K. will change policy on clean power threaten “stranding” investment in the industry. The three, along with Gamesa Corp. Tecnologica SA, Mitsubishi Power ...
ITG Investment Research: U.S. Energy Reserves More than Double Official ...
ITG Investment Research: U.S. Energy Reserves More than Double Official ...