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Are Investment Firm Workers' Political Speech Rights At Risk?
According to the Center for Responsive politics, employees of securities and investment firms have contributed more than those working in any other sector. So I was skeptical when Washington election law specialist D. Mark Renaud pitched a column ...
Barclays Hires 18 New Investment Representatives
LN) U.S. wealth management business has hired 18 investment representatives from brokerage arms of Bank of America Corp. (BAC) and Morgan Stanley (MS) as well as the private banking unit of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM). The new hires at their prior ...
Vietnam Beverages Group Seeks Foreign Investment
HANOI—Tan Hiep Phat Beverage Group of Vietnam is seeking foreign investment for its brewery, and the privately owned drinks company already has been approached by international companies looking for exposure to the country's fast-growing consumer ...
James G. Mersereau, investment firm president
Mr. Mersereau became a registered investment adviser in 1965. Five years later, he founded a firm that merged in the 1970s with Folger, Nolan, Fleming, Douglas, one of Washington's oldest investment businesses. He was made a senior vice president in ...
GM doubles line of credit to $11B, moving toward investment-grade status
General Motors Co. said Monday it more than doubled its current line of credit to $11 billion, a key step toward returning to investment-grade status. The Detroit automaker said it finalized a new $11 billion revolving credit facility consisting of a ...
Turkey Investment Grade Rating May Result in $32 Bln Inflow - Minister
ISTANBUL--Turkey may attract as much as $32 billion in direct and portfolio investments after getting its first investment-grade rating in almost 20 years, Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek said Tuesday. The additional foreign investment would probably ...
Downtown Investment Authority approves CEO search criteria
The Downtown Investment Authority on Monday approved the search criteria that describes the ideal person to fill the role of the authority's president and CEO. The criteria must now be approved by the Jacksonville City Council. It will be introduced to ...
Global Diversified Investment Grade Income Trust II - Net Asset Value as at ...
Global Diversified Investment Grade Income Trust II - Net Asset Value as at ...
Investment Clouds Won't Clear Completely After Vote
In his latest monthly investment note, Wien admits to being worried about the outlook for equities, despite the U.S. stock market's double-digit gains so far this year. He acknowledges better economic signs including declining initial unemployment ...
The 100 Most Bought Stocks By Investment Gurus – An Overview
Stocks With Recent Engagements By Investment Professionals Researched By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment . Investment gurus are asset or fund managers with big amounts of cash under management. They became popular by big returns and ...
Fitch gives investment-grade rating to GM credit line
Fitch Ratings on Tuesday rated General Motors Co.'s new $11 billion credit facility as investment-grade at BBB- and kept the company's issuer default rate at BB+ with a stable outlook. Fitch said it does not expect to upgrade GM's corporate rating in ...
In China, Spending on Industrial Projects Stirs Growing Resistance
SHIFANG, China — Local leaders were all smiles this summer at a groundbreaking ceremony for a vast copper smelting project that seemed like the answer to the chronic unemployment that has plagued this city in northern Sichuan ever since a devastating ...
Morgan Stanley Hires Chase Investment Services Adviser
Bryan Schon has joined Morgan Stanley Wealth Management's Bloomfield Hills, Mich., office from Chase Investment Services, a unit of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM). His annual production of commissions and fees was roughly $1.45 million. Mr. Schon now ...
Post-Election Investment Strategy
By Greg Jensen. Political opinions are generally not a good basis to trade from. This applies equally to both sides of the aisle. It could be the rabid Republican, who has stayed out of the market since 2008 because he or she just knows that a ...
More culls expected as investment banks cut
(Financial Times) -- European investment banks will cut staff costs by at least a fifth and shed tens of thousands of jobs in the next few years, consultants and recruitment experts estimate, as much tighter regulation and a weak economy prompts them ...
BNP Paribas Profit Soars on Investment Banking
PARIS—French bank BNP Paribas SA said on Wednesday it has completed restructuring kicked off last year to meet Europe's new banking rules and that an increase in investment-banking revenue contributed to a jump in third-quarter net profit. France's ...
Matrix to Liquidate Hedge Fund and Investment-Banking Divisions
Matrix Group went into administration yesterday after the European sovereign debt crisis hurt the investment performance of the hedge-fund industry and triggered a slump in dealmaking for the small and mid-sized companies that make up the firm's ...
Less Investment in Education Is Gravely Worrisome
When a renowned politician squarely stated that it was pathetically disturbing to note that the older generation of Liberia is by far educated than members of the younger generation who are the target to take control of the leadership of this country ...
Abaxis, Inc. to Present at the Stephens Fall Investment Conference
UNION CITY, Calif., Nov. 7, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, announced today that Don Wood, chief operations officer , will present at the Stephens ...
Wall Street's Bad Investment Decision
And investment bankers — who normally lean Democratic — went overwhelmingly to the other side, pouring cash into Mitt Romney's coffers in the no doubt correct expectation that a Romney administration would dismantle financial reform and treat their ...
Microsoft's investment in Brazil to spur Rio research boom-execs
New $100 mln research center anchors downtown renewal. * Brazil pushes for high-tech jobs to boost productivity. BRASILIA Nov 7 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp will invest 200 million reais ($100 million) in a new research center in Rio de Janeiro ...
JAVELIN Mortgage Investment Corp. Announces November and December ...
JAVELIN Mortgage Investment Corp. Announces November and December ...
Evercore to acquire Mt. Eden Investment Advisors in San Francisco
Keith McWilliams, founder, CEO and chief investment officer of Mt. Eden Investment Advisors, will join Evercore and head the combined firms' West Coast business, reporting to Maurer. Also joining Evercore are Tim Barrett, a Mt. Eden founding principal ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES OCTOBER 31, 2012 ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES OCTOBER 31, 2012 ...
US panel urges wariness as Chinese investment grows
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China's fast-growing direct investment in the United States has created jobs and helped some firms and localities, but the security and economic risks posed by the large Chinese state role made such investment a "potential Trojan ...
Two Harbors Investment Management Discusses Q3 2012 Results - Earnings ...
Two Harbors Investment Management Discusses Q3 2012 Results - Earnings ...
SocGen Committed to Investment Banking Unit in the Long Term
French bank Societe Generale SA (GLE.FR) Thursday said it remained committed to its investment banking unit in the long term, weeks after Swiss rival UBS AG (UBS) announced plans to drastically cut the size of its investment bank, eliminating over a ...
American Capital Mortgage Investment: 14% Yield, Lower Prepayments Than ...
American Capital Mortgage Investment: 14% Yield, Lower Prepayments Than ...
Investment Themes For The Rest Of 2012
President Obama's victory last night signals two dominant investment themes for the rest of the year. First, markets will rapidly adjust to a probability that Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke's low interest rate policies will continue for the ...
Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners' Portfolio Company Vessix Vascular ...
Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners' Portfolio Company Vessix Vascular ...
Care Investment Trust Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2012 Results
Care Investment Trust Inc. (OTCQX: CVTR) ("Care" or the "Company"), a real estate investment company that invests in healthcare-related real estate, today reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2012, and announced that it ...
Walter Investment Management Corp. Announces Strong Third Quarter Financial ...
Walter Investment Management Corp. Announces Strong Third Quarter Financial ...
Commerzbank says investment drive to alleviate need to cut jobs
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Commerzbank (CBKG.DE) retail banking chief declined to comment on media reports about potential job losses of up to 6,000 positions, but signaled staff reductions would be larger without a planned overhaul and upgrade of the ...
Wal-Mart Faces India Investment Probe
MUMBAI—India's central bank has asked the enforcement wing of the finance ministry to investigate allegations that U.S.-based retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. illegally put money into a local supermarket chain despite a ban on direct foreign investment ...
TPC Agrees to Buyout From Investment Firms
Chemical maker TPC Group Inc. agreed to be taken private by First Reserve Corp. and SK Capital Partners after the investment firms raised their offer to roughly $713 million from $627 million. First Reserve and SK Capital increased their offer to $45 a ...
Apollo Investment Management Discusses Q2 2013 Results - Earnings Call ...
Apollo Investment Management Discusses Q2 2013 Results - Earnings Call ...
Chernin Group receives $100-million investment from Qatar Holding
Peter Chernin's media company has received an investment of approximately $100 million from Qatar Holding, considerably expanding its ability to make strategic acquisitions. "The Chernin Group will use this capital to expand and diversify the company's ...
Walter Investment Management Management Discusses Q3 2012 Results ...
Walter Investment Management Management Discusses Q3 2012 Results ...
Real Estate Investment Trust Outlook - Nov. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews
The U.S. Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) industry had a lackluster third quarter after a relatively strong run in the first half of 2012, with a below-par performance in the months of August and September. However, on a macro aspect, the industry ...
Fifth Third investment chief cautiously optimistic
The chief investment strategist at Fifth Third Bank and his team went through various scenarios before Tuesday's election to make sure their bases were covered. Possibilities included a split between the popular and electoral vote, which might give the ...
Noble Seeks Investment Opportunities After Failed Arrium Offer
Noble Group Ltd. (NOBL), Asia's biggest publicly listed commodity trader, said it's looking at investment opportunities after reporting profit that missed estimates and a failed bid for Australian steelmaker Arrium (ARI) Ltd. Net income was $75.2 ...
Property Sales, Investment Rise in China
SHANGHAI—China housing sales picked up in October on revived demand for residential and commercial property units, and property development investment also recorded an increase, providing new signs of recovery in the world's second-largest ...
Japan power companies investment plans, fuel purchases -survey
By Yuko Inoue and Risa Maeda TOKYO, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Japan's power companies plan to add about 18 gigawatts of gas-fired electricity plants in the next ten years, a capacity increase of 30 percent, a Reuters survey showed. Some plants will replace ...
Curran & Lewis Investment Management Inc. Selected For "2012 Top Wealth ...
Curran & Lewis Investment Management Inc. Selected For "2012 Top Wealth ...
MGIC Investment Posts Wider Loss In Q3
(RTTNews.com) - Mortgage insurer MGIC Investment Corp. (MTG) Friday reported a wider-than-expected third-quarter net loss, as total revenues declined with a fall in net premiums earned. However, revenues came above analysts' expectations. In the third ...
Investment Firm Joshua Green Corporation Makes Major Investment in Seattle ...
Investment Firm Joshua Green Corporation Makes Major Investment in Seattle ...
INVESTMENT FOCUS-Playing the US cliff just like euro survival
LONDON Nov 9 (Reuters) - Battle-weary investors heading into another intense and market-sensitive period of political brinkmanship in Washington may do well to consult their European campaign maps. While the two years of attrition in European markets ...
CPP Investment Board Generates 1.9% Return
TORONTO--CPP Investment Board, Canada's biggest pension fund, generated a 1.9% return on its portfolio in the fiscal second quarter ended Sept. 30, benefitting from gains across global equity markets and from income generated by active investment ...
Investment Moves to Make Right Now
The views expressed in this article are those of Ed Butowsky of Chapwood Investments and may not apply to your personal investment situation. It's important to consult with a financial advisor before implementing any strategy. Print; Email; Share ...
ING plans $100M IPO of US investment business
... offering of stock to spin off its U.S.-based retirement, investment and insurance business. Dutch bank ING Groep NV will hold an initial public offering of stock to spin off its U.S.-based retirement, investment and insurance business, the company ...