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College savings: What's the best investment plan?
In a broad-based index fund, you could reasonably earn an average of 8% a year on that investment, and you could pull the money out whenever you like. The problem is the word “average.” You'll have years where you gain 20% and other years where you ...
Leading Investment Service Previews Earnings for Google, Costco, Alcoa, Yum ...
Leading Investment Service Previews Earnings for Google, Costco, Alcoa, Yum ...
Investment plan to prioritise jobs
A new long-term £13.3 billion investment strategy for Northern Ireland will prioritise construction projects which create the most jobs, the Deputy First Minister has pledged. Martin McGuinness said major building schemes initiated under the 10-year ...
Huawei, ZTE, and Chinese Investment in the US
Reading the news recently, one might think that the U.S. was slamming the doors on Chinese trade and investment. First was Washington's Sept. 17 trade complaint to the World Trade Organization, claiming China subsidizes autos and auto parts. Then on ...
Media General Inc. sells The Tampa Tribune newspaper to private equity ...
Media General Inc. sells The Tampa Tribune newspaper to private equity ...
When the Tax Tail Wags Your Investment Dog
As we walked through the details, it became clear to all of us that they have a great little investment in the context of their overall financial plan. Based on the price they paid years ago, the money they put into the house, the rental history and ...
Dream Act is a great investment
Many of the arguments on both sides of the debate about Maryland's version of the Dream Act are emotional. They deal with the question of whether it is fair to provide benefits in the form of in-state college tuition to students whose parents came to ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER 30 ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER 30 ...
Virtus Investment Partners Announces Third Quarter Long-Term, Open-End ...
Virtus Investment Partners Announces Third Quarter Long-Term, Open-End ...
Investment Insights: Patience pays dividends
How could they arrest the erosion of the global financial system, business infrastructures, consumer and investment sentiment and market values for the stock and bond markets as well as real estate? Now more than three years removed from that crisis, ...
Nutmeg makes managing investment portfolios as easy as pie
A British startup called Nutmeg launched its online investment manager today. It takes the place of professional investment advisors by building customized financial portfolios for anyone with a little money to invest. Users start by answering a couple ...
Investment: Targeting new horizons
... to look overseas for growth. “We have to excel in trade,” Vince Cable, the business secretary, said in September as he announced a further £13m for UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), the body charged with increasing British exports and attracting ...
Investment Boom Teeters on Africa's Spheres of Unrest
Still, the years of ignoring Africa as a serious investment option were over. Indeed, Africa, as economically dominated by South Africa and Nigeria, is poised to triple its contribution to world gross domestic product by 2050, according to Citigroup (C ...
China Investment's Gao Xiqing: Economy 'Still On Right Track'
On the rare occasions when the vice chairman and president of China Investment Corp. speaks on the record, investors listen. But if the audience convened by the Economic Club of New York last Friday in midtown Manhattan expected Gao Xiqing to divulge ...
India's new reform drive to draw investment: Geithner
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's new drive to reform its economy will spur growth in private investment and income, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Tuesday, welcoming recent steps that have ended more than a year of policy paralysis in ...
Barclays Got Punked At The Investment Banking Awards
A group of pranksters gatecrashed an investment banking event at a Mayfair hotel to present Barclays with an award for "Innovation in Interest Rate Manipulation". The activists struck at the Investment Banking Awards at the Sheraton Hotel in Mayfair ...
Ask A Banker: What Do Investment Bankers Actually Do?
Hi! My name's Matt. I write about the financial industry for a site called Dealbreaker. Before that, I made a living as an investment banker, underwriting convertible bonds and other equity-linked securities and selling equity derivatives to corporate ...
Leading Investment Service Examines iPhone Suppliers
PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 9, 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 in-depth analysis of ...
Clean energy investment down 20 percent in third-quarter: report
LONDON (Reuters) - Global investment in clean energy fell to $56.6 billion in the third quarter of this year, down 20 percent year-on-year and signalling 2012 will see the first annual decline in eight years, a report by analysts Bloomberg New Energy ...
Investment Plays From Congressional Tough Talk On China
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) must block acquisitions, takeovers, or mergers involving Huawei and ZTE given the threat to U.S. national security interests. Legislative proposals seeking to expand CFIUS to include ...
Li & Fung Appoints Ex-Citigroup Investment Banking Head as CFO
Lam was previously at Citigroup Inc. (C) as head of the bank's Hong Kong corporate and investment banking division, where he “worked with Li & Fung on various acquisitions, equity placements, bond offerings, trade finance, corporate loans and credit ...
Reforms will boost private investment in India: Geithner
New Delhi, Oct 9 — The economic reforms announced by the Indian government recently are "very significant" and would boost private investment and growth in the country, US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Tuesday. "India has achieved ...
S&P raises Fortress Investment Group rating to 'BBB'
Overview -- New York-based alternative asset management company Fortress Investment Group continues to grow its assets under management, increasing its stable and recurring management fee earnings. -- We are raising our counterparty credit rating on ...
No Jail Time For David Loglisci, Top Investment Official In Alan Hevesi Pay-To ...
No Jail Time For David Loglisci, Top Investment Official In Alan Hevesi Pay-To ...
Rio Tinto CEO Steadfast About Investment In Iron Ore Business
Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) expects to continue to reap reward from its investment in iron ore as China is set to remain a key demand driver for the key steel-making raw ingredient over the next decade and a half, the company's Chief Executive Officer said ...
South African Investment Opportunities
Emerging markets have been one the best places for market participants to find investment opportunities in equities, especially in the retail and banking sectors. In particular in South Africa (EZA), firms in these industries have historically been ...
TEXT-Fitch on US life insurers' investment portfolios
Oct 9 () - Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Life Insurers' Investment Portfolios -- Results of Fitch's Year-End 2011 SurveyOct 9 - Fitch Ratings today released a Special Report that examines the investment portfolios of U.S. life insurance companies at ...
U.S. investment banks to see fixed-income boost
Investment grade bond issuance rose 30% from the second quarter, while junk bond issuance was up 70%. But client activity remains depressed in other businesses, including mergers and acquisitions, with persistent uncertainty over the U.S. presidential ...
Jayanthi assails investment super committee proposal
Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jayanthi Natarajan has expressed “very serious concern” at the setting up of a National Investment Board to fast-track clearances of major infrastructure projects, saying the “concept is unacceptable ...
Iranian minister try to woo investment from India as Western sanctions bite ...
Iranian minister try to woo investment from India as Western sanctions bite ...
EARNINGS PREVIEW: US Investment Banks to See 3rd-Quarter Fixed-Income ...
EARNINGS PREVIEW: US Investment Banks to See 3rd-Quarter Fixed-Income ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: WisdomTree LargeCap Value Fund ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: WisdomTree LargeCap Value Fund ...
California could reap big China investment
That's the amount of Chinese direct investment that could flow into the Golden State in the next few years, if we play our cards right, says a report being released in San Francisco on Wednesday. So far, California isn't doing too badly. It accounted ...
Progressive profit surges on investment gains
Third-quarter operating income, which excludes some investment results, was 27 cents per share, beating the consensus estimate of analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters by a penny. Subscribe to WSJ: http://online.wsj.com?mod=djnwires. This Story has 0 ...
Life and Death, Risk and Investment, and Surviving the Chicago Marathon
Risk is ultimately at the core of any investment, any start-up, any race, any challenging endeavour where you don't know what the outcome is. In Chicago, race officials battle their run of dangerously bad luck, but there is no guaranteed safety net ...
Questions arise over Wal-Mart investment in Bharti group
The world's largest retailer Wal-Mart has come under question in India for the nature and manner of its investment in Bharti Retail. Rajya Sabha member MP Achuthan raised the matter in Parliament during the Monsoon Session and now Mamata Banerjee ...
NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Announces ...
NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Announces ...
Walmart CEO Says Combination of Momentum, Discipline and Investment ...
Walmart CEO Says Combination of Momentum, Discipline and Investment ...
PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust Earnings: Strong Second Quarter
With stellar second quarter 2012 results, a year-to-date return of 57.8% and an impressive dividend yield of 9.0%, shares of PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (PMT) are currently hovering near its all-time high of $24.70. Earnings for this Zacks #2 ...
Sudan, South Sudan pledge peace, seek investment
VIENNA (Reuters) - Sudan and South Sudan pledged to work together to rebuild their shattered economies and not to return to war in a joint plea for foreign investment after signing a critical trade and border agreement last month. In their first high ...
Two Brazilian Investment Funds Close for Redemptions
Two Brazilian Investment Funds Close for Redemptions. By Francisco Marcelino - 2012-10-10T18:39:11Z. Two Brazil investment funds closed for redemptions and new investments because of lack of liquidity to pay investors. BRL Trust Distribuidora de ...
China's Oil Investment Is Not a Threat - By Erica Downs
This July, China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC), the state-owned giant that dominates exploration and production off China's coast, announced the $15.1 billion acquisition of Nexen, a Canadian oil company with assets in the United States and ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES THIRD-QUARTER ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES THIRD-QUARTER ...
MOVES-Barclays, Heartwood Investment Management
The investment bank appointed Peter Young AM as chairman of Barclays Bank Plc (Australia). He will be based in Sydney. He was the chairman of investment banking in Australia and New Zealand at ABN AMRO and a member of the advisory board at Royal ...
S&P cuts Spain's rating to lowest investment grade
NEW YORK (AP) — Standard & Poor's downgraded its rating on Spain's debt Wednesday by two notches, leaving it on the cusp of junk status. A grinding recession, high unemployment and social unrest are limiting the government's options for stemming the ...
Iranian minister woos India for investment as Western sanctions bite, currency ...
Iranian minister woos India for investment as Western sanctions bite, currency ...
INVESTMENT AB KINNEVIK: Conference call to present third quarter result for ...
INVESTMENT AB KINNEVIK: Conference call to present third quarter result for ...
Investment Bank George K. Baum & Company Opens Dallas Office
Gary Machak, Executive Vice President, George K. Baum & Company, leads the firm's Texas public finance team. He has 33 years of public finance and municipal advisory experience and has served as a financial advisor to some of the largest financings in ...
JPMorgan's Braunstein Said to Weigh Move to Investment Bank
Chief Financial Officer Douglas Braunstein is considering leaving his position and may seek a role in the firm's investment bank, where he previously led dealmaking, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter. Braunstein, who was ...
Informa Investment Solutions acquires Zephyr Associates
Zephyr, a global leader in the development of analytical software tools, delivers products and services that help investment professionals make informed decisions about investment products and portfolio construction. IIS offers a variety of investment ...