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Art Investment for Everyone? Part II
A few weeks ago, I wrote a pretty skeptical piece about Liquid Rarity Exchange, which wants to open up the market for art and other collectibles up to retail investors. Within 12 to 18 months, the St. Louis company hopes to get investment companies to ...
Analysis: Investment sponges for a growth-saturated world
The rise in recent years of investment models based on "socially responsible investment", SRI, or companies with high ratings on "environmental, social and governance" metrics, ESG, has met with mixed reviews. But strategists at UK asset manager ...
MSCI enters real-estate investment benchmarking with IPD buy
Oct 31 (Reuters) - Investment analysis and market index company MSCI Inc said it will buy IPD Group Limited for $125 million to enter into the real-estate investment benchmarking business. IPD Group Limited is the holding company for the IPD Group, a ...
Investment in Quality Education Would Break the Poverty Chain
Africa must invest in quality education in order to stop children from inheriting poverty from generation to generation, African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka told leaders gathered in Kigali, Rwanda, on Tuesday, October 30, during the ...
Singapore's diamond market shines on luxury, investment appeal
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The recent showing of a massive diamond in Singapore may herald a surge in the market for gems in the wealthy city state - or so hopes the diamond trader who brought it in, betting on rising demand both for luxury and investment ...
Barclays profit driven by investment banking
Revenue in its investment bank, built largely on the back of Lehman Brothers' old North American business, climbed 17% from a year earlier to GBP2.63 billion, but that was down from the second quarter of this year. Its fixed-income business, which ...
Wall Street rates Henry Ford, Beaumont as 'investment grade' but has concerns ...
Wall Street rates Henry Ford, Beaumont as 'investment grade' but has concerns ...
William Sword Jr., Investment Banker, Dies in Storm at 61
William Sword Jr., managing director of the Princeton, New Jersey-based investment bank founded by his father, was struck and killed on Oct. 29 by a tree felled by the storm that swept across the Northeast. He was 61. Princeton Township police found ...
Fears Rise Over Investment Risk in Indonesia
Indonesia's foreign direct investment rose to a record $5.9 billion in the third quarter, up 22% from a year earlier, a sign the country remains attractive to foreign investors because of its swelling middle class. Indonesia's policies are "robustly ...
Island Havens for Investment Citizenship
To escape the region's troubles, they are paying from $100,000 to millions to qualify for citizenship-by-investment programs — known as economic citizenship — offered by several countries, including Canada and St. Kitts and Nevis. St. Kitts and other ...
Market at a Crossroads - Investment Ideas
Stocks have lost some ground lately after making new multi-year highs in early October. The optimists are spinning the market's loss of momentum as nothing more than a brief consolidation phase, which they view as a healthy development given the rapid ...
Wells expands in investment banking as others retreat
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) - As banks across Wall Street retreat from the trading business, Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) is expanding. The growth worries some investors who want the notoriously conservative bank to stick to its knitting, but Wells ...
Opinion: Fox News ignored what is right about workforce investment boards
Based on my experience and the experiences of the thousands of people and hundreds of businesses that have been helped by the Workforce Investment Act, there is plenty of "what's right" about workforce investment boards happening right here in San ...
American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. Reports $4.03 Earnings Per Share ...
American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. Reports $4.03 Earnings Per Share ...