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Promising Investment Opportunities Mobilize the Nascent Southern Cone Solar ...
Promising Investment Opportunities Mobilize the Nascent Southern Cone Solar ...
Two Harbors Investment Corp. Announces Earnings Release and Conference ...
Two Harbors Investment Corp. Announces Earnings Release and Conference ...
Should the election change your investment mix?
In one recent survey by financial services company Allianz Life, for example, nearly 40% of respondents aged 55 to 65 said the presidential election would lead them to change their investment mix. Within that group, voters who identified themselves as ...
Fifth Third investment management sales aimed at boosting capital, analyst says
While Fifth Third has said its capital is strong enough to meet expected requirements, Oja figures its sale of investment management assets, which the Business Courier reported, will give it an extra cushion. “It all comes down to raising capital in ...
SEC Issues Notice of Intention to Cancel Registrations of 293 Investment ...
SEC Issues Notice of Intention to Cancel Registrations of 293 Investment ...
Terrabon Inc., High-Tech Startup, Declares Bankruptcy After $2.75 Million ...
Terrabon Inc., High-Tech Startup, Declares Bankruptcy After $2.75 Million ...
RPT-UPDATE 2-POSCO cuts investment goal after Q3 profit tumbles
(Repeats item first filed late on Tuesday; no change to text). * Annual investment target cut again, $1 bln cut in total. * Q3 operating profit 819 bln won vs 840 bln won consensus. * Sales outlook cut for third time this year. * Slower China economy ...
As Asia investment banks cut staff, clients also dumped
HONG KONG Oct 24 (Reuters) - As well as firing thousands of staff, investment banks in Asia are quietly culling clients, too. The region's initial public offering boom has slowed - the $20 billion mega-IPOs by Agricultural Bank of China and insurer AIA ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. REPORTS RESULTS FOR THE ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. REPORTS RESULTS FOR THE ...
Investment Firm Ripe To Buy In Q4 For 2013 Gains
These are relatively good financial results amid challenging global markets and a prolonged European debt crisis. The robust results were attributed to the gains from its investment banking and bond underwriting. Its investment portfolio also posted ...
Whisky: An Alternative Investment?
Folk are so hard-up for returns, an increasing number are falling for the latest hustle – whisky sold as a hot “alternative investment.” Penta decided to investigate the growing secondary market for whisky when a public relations executive sent us a ...
US state regulators boost actions against investment advisers
Oct 23 (Reuters) - New supervision rules led U.S. state securities regulators to sharply increase the number of enforcement actions they took against investment adviser firms in 2011, according to a recent survey. The regulators took nearly 400 ...
China Edges Out US as Top Destination Amid Foreign-Investment Decline
Global foreign direct investment inflows fell 8% to $668 billion in the first six months of this year compared with the year-earlier period, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development said Tuesday. A decline in flows to the U.S. and to ...
China tops US as investment target in 1st half 2012: UN agency
BEIJING (Reuters) - China overtook the U.S. as the world's top destination for foreign direct investment in the first half of 2012, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). China absorbed $59.1 billion in foreign ...
China to encourage private investment in energy: white paper
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will seek to encourage more private investment in its state-dominated energy sector, according to a new industry white paper published by official news agency Xinhua on Wednesday. China is preparing for a once-in-a-decade ...
Wells Fargo Securities Hires Jeff McGrath as Managing Director in Industrials ...
Wells Fargo Securities Hires Jeff McGrath as Managing Director in Industrials ...
UBS set to cut 400 investment banking jobs: sources
ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) - UBS is about to cut 400 investment banking jobs, two sources familiar with the situation said on Wednesday, with more extensive lay-offs at the Swiss bank likely to follow as it withdraws from the riskier and more capital ...
Saudi Arabia to generate record-high oil revenues in 2012: investment bank
Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, is likely to keep its crude production "elevated" through the end of the year, at 9.9 million b/d, the investment bank said. The kingdom averaged that production level in the first eight months of 2012, 8 ...
Leading Investment Service Previews Earnings for Apple, Deckers, F5 Networks ...
Leading Investment Service Previews Earnings for Apple, Deckers, F5 Networks ...
NantHealth Receives Investment From Verizon
LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- NantHealth LLC, a privately held company owned by NantWorks LLC, which is focused on delivering next-generation care through the use of advanced secure fiber network, cloud computing ...
Russia's Business Climate Improves, Foreign Investment Slows
Despite a six-place jump by Russia in the World Bank's annual measure of countries' business regulations, a separate report found that foreign direct investment in Russia tumbled 39% in the first half of 2012 from the same period a year earlier. The ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Caterpillar, Terex, Joy Global and ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Caterpillar, Terex, Joy Global and ...
Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's CEO Discusses Q3 2012 Results ...
Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's CEO Discusses Q3 2012 Results ...
Pzena Investment Management's CEO Discusses Q3 2012 Results - Earnings ...
Pzena Investment Management's CEO Discusses Q3 2012 Results - Earnings ...
Alstom, VantagePoint Lead $80 Million Investment in BrightSource
Alstom SA, Europe's second largest power-equipment company, led the investment round with the venture capital company VantagePoint Capital Partners, Oakland, California-based BrightSource said today in a statement. Alstom also agreed to collaborate ...
As Asian investment banks cut staff, clients also dumped
As Asian investment banks cut staff, clients also dumped. HONG KONG: As well as firing thousands of staff, investment banks in Asia are quietly culling clients, too. The region's initial public offering boom has slowed - the $20 billion mega-IPOs by ...
Virtus Investment Partners - Momentum
Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. ( VRTS ) achieved a Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) on October 16 and currently trades near its 52-week high. This asset management company is scheduled to report third-quarter results next week, having surpassed the Zacks ...
INVESTMENT AB KINNEVIK: SWEDISH TAX AGENCY LODGES CLAIM FOR ...
INVESTMENT AB KINNEVIK: SWEDISH TAX AGENCY LODGES CLAIM FOR ...
KKR Expects Investment Opportunities in Spain, Kravis Says
KKR & Co. (KKR), the New York-based private-equity firm run by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, expects a “real opportunity” in Spain and plans to invest in countries or regions where most investors avoid. All but two or three large banks in Spain face ...
Virtus Investment Partners To Announce 2012 Third Quarter Financial Results ...
Virtus Investment Partners To Announce 2012 Third Quarter Financial Results ...
Poll shows Albertans worried by Chinese investment in oilpatch
However, the poll said 64 per cent of Albertans opposed Chinese investment in Alberta in the form of full ownership, with 15 per cent saying it's acceptable and 21 per cent neither agreeing nor disagreeing. In the same vein, 53 per cent of Albertans ...
Aterian Investment Partners Acquires Bluewater Thermal Solutions
NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ -- Aterian Investment Partners ("Aterian"), a private equity investment firm, announces that one of its affiliates has completed the carve-out acquisition of ten heat treating facilities in the United States and ...
Business investment stalls as 'fiscal cliff' looms
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Business investment showed signs of stalling in September, an indication that worries over a possible sharp tightening in the federal budget are already weighing on the economy. Other data on Thursday showed the number of ...
Investment Professionals May Miss Critical Opportunity to Retain Millions in ...
Investment Professionals May Miss Critical Opportunity to Retain Millions in ...
Romney's Blind Trust: The Man Who Knows All Romney's Investment Secrets ...
Romney's Blind Trust: The Man Who Knows All Romney's Investment Secrets ...
UBS May Reduce Kengeter's Role in Investment Bank Shakeup
UBS AG (UBSN) is weighing a shakeup at the top of its investment bank that would give a reduced role to Carsten Kengeter and more responsibilities to his co-head Andrea Orcel, three people with knowledge of the matter said. The board was to meet in New ...
Newcastle Investment Generating Great Numbers From Distressed Assets
Newcastle Investment Corp. (NCT) is a REIT that has put together a mixed bag of real estate assets which are generating some serious cash flow for the company to go along with the 10% plus dividend yield. The company is aggressively making deals and if ...
An Investment in Words
The nerve center of this hive of activity is a 1,000-square-meter, 19th-century mansion in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, which houses Le Musée des Lettres et Manuscrits and Aristophil, the rare-manuscript investment company Mr. Lhéritier founded ...
Amazon keeps up heavy investment cycle
Excluding 37 cents a share related to losses from its investment in LivingSocial, Amazon would have lost 23 cents a share. Analysts surveyed by FactSet had forecast Amazon to lose 7 cents a share on $13.9 billion in sales. “The bottom line was weaker ...
Business investment stalls as "fiscal cliff" looms
The investment readings were part of a larger report that showed orders for long-lasting factory goods last month posted their biggest gain since January 2010. However, the rise was fueled by a spike in volatile aircraft orders and failed to make up ...
RPT-INSIGHT-How the Petronas deal fell victim to Canada's China fears
Ottawa wanted to review China, Malaysia deals together. * Petronas felt blindsided; Canada energy stocks tumbled. * Investors doubt gov't "open door" to foreign investment. By David Ljunggren and Scott Haggett. OTTAWA/CALGARY, Oct 26 (Reuters) ...
Walmart Global eCommerce Completes Increased Investment In Yihaodian
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 26, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart announced today the completion of its increased investment in the holding company of Yihaodian, a fast-growing e-commerce business in China, bringing Walmart's total ownership stake to ...
Oracle Investment Research Downgrades P&G to “Sell” (PG)
On Friday analysts at Oracle Investment Research downgraded The Procter & Gamble Company (PG ) as it sees little growth progress for the company. The analysts dropped P&G from a “Neutral” rating to “Sell” with a price target of $64. The new target is a ...
US GDP grows 2%; consumer spending up, but business investment down
Consumer spending, spending by the federal government (mostly on defense), and investment in residential construction helped accelerate growth, the BEA says. But reductions in exports and private investment in inventories were among the factors that ...
INVESTMENT FOCUS-Betting on policies, not their success
LONDON Oct 26 (Reuters) - Global investors seem happy to feed off central banks' reflation policies but not necessarily their eventual success. Just a glance at this week's bout of earnings-related market angst shows how little conviction there still ...
Coca-Cola Boosts Investment in Vietnam By $300 Million
"Vietnam's economy has maintained healthy growth in recent years, and this new financial commitment is more than an investment in Coca-Cola's expansion in Vietnam, it is also an important acknowledgement of our belief in the long-term potential of this ...
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And The Number One Country In The World For Investment Is...
The New Sovereigns
In a debt-laden world when even the U.S. has been downgraded, Harris is of the investment school that believes AAA-rated companies sitting on “unprecedented” amounts of cash are the “new sovereigns.” Harris, in short, has a fine mind for looking at old ...
Lawmakers Soften Investment Rules
By Riva Froymovich. European Union lawmakers Friday agreed on a common position for new regulations on investment services, setting up a clash with member states over efforts to crack down on questionable selling of financial products. In a final vote ...
Slim Ties $1 Billion Colombia Network Investment to Regulation
The investment would be an increase from $920 million this year, Slim, America Movil's controlling shareholder, told reporters today in Cartagena, Colombia. The Mexico City-based company also plans a $30 million real-estate project around one of its ...