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Whole Foods Market: A Fragile Investment
Shares of Whole Foods Market (WFM) have returned 44.4% over the past 12 months. After attaining the 52-week high of $101.86 in October, the stock has declined by 9.6% to the current $92.07 level. WFM recently announced its Q4 results, and both the ...
Billionaire Rinehart Says Australia Must Up Water Investment to Tap ...
Billionaire Rinehart Says Australia Must Up Water Investment to Tap ...
UK space investment to rocket
The UK Space Agency, the government organisation in charge of the country's launcher, vehicle and payload strategy, pledged a £1.2bn ($2.1bn) investment across multiple projects at the European Space Agency Ministerial Council in Naples on Wednesday ...
Codelco Losing to BHP on Record Investment: Andes Credit
Codelco, Chile's state-owned copper producer, is poised to narrow BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP)'s lead in the bond market even as it prepares the biggest investment plan since dictator Augusto Pinochet created the company in 1976. The gap between yields on ...
Mexico's foreign direct investment dips in Q3-gov't
MEXICO CITY Nov 22 (Reuters) - Foreign direct investment in Mexico fell 7 .2 p ercent year-on-year during the third quarter to $3.575 billion, preliminary figures from the Economy Ministry showed on Thursday. FDI is a measure of investment in ...
ASC cease trades The Investment Exchange Mortgage Corporation
CALGARY, Nov. 22, 2012 -- /CNW/ - The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has issued a cease trade order against The Investment Exchange Mortgage Corporation. The cease trade order was issued after ASC staff determined that The Investment ...
Harry Gross: An investment idea to die for
DEAR HARRY: Some friends and I have been approached by a local lawyer to form a company that will invest in life-insurance policies. The idea is to buy existing policies from owners who need immediate cash, continue to pay the premiums, and get the ...
Coca-Cola plans $30 million Tajikistan investment
The country's investment committee said Friday an agreement was reached on a memorandum of understanding at a meeting this week. Officials said Istanbul-listed Coca-Cola Icecek, the sixth largest bottler within the Coca-Cola system by sales, is ...
VW Shortens Investment-Plan Horizon on Europe Uncertainty
Volkswagen AG (VOW), Europe's biggest carmaker, will spend 50.2 billion euros ($64.3 billion) in its automotive division through 2015, shortening its investment calendar from the usual five years as the region's market uncertainty makes long-term ...
Investment Insights: Planning for retirement distributions
5, the day before this important election, I am in the dark as to what the investment environment might be when you are reading this piece. Although this is the case each month, I have a sense that this time around there is more reason to be a bit ...
ETF Soars as Philippines Presses For Investment-Grade Rating
Entering Friday's holiday-shortened trading session, the iShares MSCI Philippines Investable Market Index Fund (NYSE: EPHE ) has outperformed the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund (NYSE: EEM ) by 75 basis points over the five previous trading ...
UPDATE 1-IK Investment plans sale of fire safety firm Minimax
FRANKFURT/LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Private equity group IK Investment Partners is planning the sale of German-based fire extinguisher maker Minimax, which generated 1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in sales last year, four people familiar with the ...
Volkswagen Details Investment Plans
Volkswagen AG will increase investments in new vehicles, plants and technology to €50.2 billion ($64.55 billion) over the next three years, despite the market slowdown, to fuel its ambitious global expansion plans and try to dethrone General Motors Co ...
Low Investment Hampers Economic Recovery
ECONOMIC recovery is being hampered by low levels of investment, especially Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), despite huge interest from regional and international investors, a report reviewing implementation of the Medium Term Plan (MTP) crafted by ...
Corporate Bond ETFs: Investors Favoring Investment-Grade Over Junk
Since the end of September, iShares iBoxx Investment Grade Corporate Bond (NYSEArca: LQD) has attracted inflows of $890.1 million. The two largest junk-debt ETFs, iShares iBoxx High Yield Corporate Bond (NYSEArca: HYG) and SPDR Barclays High ...
North Baltimore merchants plan big investment in Small Business Saturday
Ask bookstore owner Benn Ray which he prefers, Black Friday or Small Business Saturday, and he will give you a straight answer. "I prefer the one that's going to bring in the most money," said Ray, president of the Hampden Village Merchants Association ...
Helping a Couple Reach Investment-Risk Compromise
Like many couples in their early 50s, the husband and wife wanted help crafting a portfolio that could see them through retirement. The problem was, the two had different takes on risk and reward, which required their advisers to negotiate a unique ...
IK Investment plans sale of fire safety firm Minimax
FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Private equity group IK Investment Partners is planning to sell Germany-based fire extinguisher maker Minimax, which generated 1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in sales last year, sources said. The private equity house, which ...
Argentina raising energy tariffs to fund investment
3 economy has been beset by surging demand and limp private investment, which many analysts attribute to low government-imposed tariffs since a 2001-02 financial crisis. Energy shares rallied in Buenos Aires following Friday's announcement of increases ...
5 Reasons For Your Telkom Indonesia Investment
The state-owned, semi-privatized Telkom Indonesia (TLK) is the largest telecommunications company in Indonesia, which is the world's largest Muslim country, and the fourth most populous country in the world with nearly 240 million people. Here are five ...
Prime Acquisition Corp. Cancels Acquisition of Yuantong Investment Holdings ...
Prime Acquisition Corp. Cancels Acquisition of Yuantong Investment Holdings ...
Federal Realty Investment Trust Larger Than S&P 500 Component PulteGroup
Market capitalization is an important data point for investors to keep an eye on, for various reasons. The most basic reason is that it gives a true comparison of the value attributed by the stock market to a given company's stock. Many beginning ...
Picks and Pans From Across the Pond
Last week's inaugural Sohn London Investment Conference featured presentations by a group of influential global investors, whose recommendations ranged from bullish calls on Swiss elevator manufacturer Schindler Holding and Signet Jewelers to bearish ...
Investment Ideas From IEA's World Energy Outlook
On November 12th the International Energy Agency released its annual publication World Energy Outlook 2012. The report compiles all the latest energy use and production data from around the world and then presents updated projections out to 2035 for ...
Therapeutic Proteins Offer New Investment Opportunities
Therapeutic Proteins Offer New Investment Opportunities. November 24, 2012 by: Cris Frangold | includes: MDVN, PBTH, REGN. Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. I wrote ...
YOUR VIEW: Bentley's return investment: Zero
I think Gov. Bentley's refusal to create an insurance exchange for Alabama is a good thing. An article in the Business section dated September 17, 2011 referenced Gov. Bentley addressing the Alabama Health Insurance Exchange Study Commission, and ...
Martelly and FAO Director-General urge increased investment in Haiti
Visiting Haitian President Michel Joseph Martelly and FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva appealed Friday for increased investment in the neighboring country in order to build its long-term resilience. Graziano da Silva pledged FAO's support to ...
Executive Q&A Wisconsin looks to focus investment capital
Scott Walker, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. has a working group studying ways to use $150 million to $200 million of state tax dollars over six years for investment capital. An attempt to pass such a bill last year was stymied by concerns ...
Schoffel column: Waiting for return on investment
The Gators did it — and the Seminoles couldn't do anything to stop them.- 7:18 pm. Schoffel column: Waiting for return on investment. A few hours before kickoff Saturday, a small invitation-only gathering took place on the Florida...- 10:36 pm. Werner ...
PM Undertakes to Create Investment Fund in Tataouine
Tataouine — Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali undertook, on Friday, to create an investment fund in Tataouine to encourage creation of projects and support investors, notably in this democratic transition period. At a meeting held in Tataouine with ...
Planting blueberries is a sweet investment
Blueberries are becoming increasingly popular for their delicious and healthy fruit. Blueberries are known to have antioxidant properties that have been said to have anti-aging activity, promote healthy urinary tracts, improve vision and help fight ...
Spending Probably Cooled, Investment Fell: US Economy Preview
Consumer spending probably cooled in October and business investment dropped, showing how superstorm Sandy and the looming fiscal cliff are hindering U.S. growth at the end of 2012, economists said before reports this week. Household purchases rose ...
Company investors in limbo
Now Roga is among Berjac's more than 400 creditors, who can't access the money in their Berjac investment accounts and are wondering whether they'll ever see that money again. It's an inconvenience and a worry for investors such as Roga, who pulled ...
Big investment firm buys hundreds of houses in Sacramento area
An investment firm that owns the Waldorf Astoria hotel and the Weather Channel has bought more than 500 houses in Sacramento in the past few months, betting upward of $60 million that home prices will rise. Blackstone, a New York-based group with ...
State investment board pays $204 million for Los Angeles student apartment ...
State investment board pays $204 million for Los Angeles student apartment ...
Goldman Sachs As a Socially Responsible Investment
Consumers are becoming more and more socially conscious, and they want the goods and services they use to measure up. In truth, it doesn't take much. A simple action that costs a company very little or nothing at all can make a real difference in the ...
BRIEF: Koor boosts Discount Investment to profit
Nov 25, 2012 (Menafn - Globes - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --IDB Holding Corp. Ltd. (tase:IDBH) holding company Discount Investment Corporation (tase:DISI) swung to a net profit for the second quarter of 2013, boosted by ...
Plan for UGA promotes research investment
Plan for UGA promotes research investment. Posted: Sunday, November 25, 2012 4:33 PM EST. Updated: Sunday, November 25, 2012 4:33 PM EST. By ASSOCIATED PRESS. ATHENS, Ga. -. A new strategic plan for the University of Georgia calls for more ...
UK Business Investment Seen at Pace Damping Economic Growth
U.K. business investment will grow by an estimated 2.3 percent this year and 3.9 percent in 2013, a pace that's “hampering” economic recovery, as companies delay spending decisions, according to the Ernst & Young ITEM Club. Business investment ...
TEXT-S&P Asgns Octagon Investment Partners XIV Ltd. Nts Prelim Rtgs
Octagon Investment Partners XIV, Ltd./Octagon Investment Partners XIV, LLC's issuance is a CLO securitization backed by a revolving pool consisting primarily of broadly syndicated senior secured loans. -- We assigned our preliminary ratings to the ...
Australian Gold Explorer Gets Chinese Investment
Jiangsu also is sending a team of up to 14 geologists, geochemists and geophysicists to work with Sovereign Gold. The investment is just the latest from China, which ranks as the world's biggest producer of gold and one of the largest consumers of the ...
Swiss Regulator Bans Acquisitions By UBS Investment Bank
(RTTNews.com) - Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA said Monday that its proceedings into UBS's (UBS) trading losses in London have highlighted serious deficiencies in risk management and controls at the banking giant's Investment Bank ...
Walter Investment Management Corp Stock Upgraded (WAC)
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk ...
Struggling Indian airlines line up foreign investment
Jet shares rose about 14.3 percent and SpiceJet jumped as much as 19.2 percent on Monday, continuing their rallies from last week amid speculation that they may become the first Indian carriers to secure foreign investment. "The talks are on. This is ...
REUTERS SUMMIT-FBI uses Twitter, social media to look for securities fraud
Any kind of technology that is new and doesn't exist today, if there is any way to exploit it, these individuals will exploit it," Brooks told Reuters TV in an interview for the Reuters Investment Outlook 2013 Summit. Brooks and Chaves oversee what the ...
JPMorgan Says IPOs Smaller Part of China Investment Bank Revenue
Initial share sales had been more than half of investment banking revenue in “recent years,” Fang Fang, chief executive officer of China investment banking for JPMorgan, told reporters in Beijing today. “This is the year that we did not have many ...
Buffett Mocks Norquist Idea on Taxes Thwarting Investment
Warren Buffett, the second-richest man in the U.S., pressed his call for more taxes on the wealthy by mocking the idea that higher rates discourage investment. Legislators should increase taxes on those earning more than $500,000, including minimum ...
Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled ...
Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled ...
3M Announces Investment and Collaboration with VocalZoom Ltd. Aimed at ...
3M Announces Investment and Collaboration with VocalZoom Ltd. Aimed at ...
Barclays' investment bank is too good to lose
Is Barclays' investment bank too good to lose? Antony Jenkins is wrestling with this question ahead of the UK lender's strategic D-day next February. Politicians, as well as some regulators and shareholders, wouldn't mind seeing the hard-charging ...