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Alaska governor proposes $355 million LNG investment
Discussed. 161 · Egyptian protesters breach presidential palace cordon · 139 · IRS aims to clarify investment income tax under healthcare law · 91 · ”Fiscal cliff” talks down to Obama and Republican Boehner ...
RDA a smart investment, state lawmakers told
The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority has big plans for the region but will need to secure funding of up to $10 million annually to plant the seeds for those plans. During a state Budget Committee hearing, RDA President Bill Hanna tried ...
China Jan-Nov property investment up 16.7 pct on yr
BEIJING Dec 9 (Reuters) - China's real estate investment rose 16.7 percent in the first 11 months of 2012 from the same period a year earlier, up from an annual increase of 15.4 percent in the first 10 months, the National Bureau of Statistics said on ...
China January-November Property Development Investment CNY6.477 Trillion ...
China January-November Property Development Investment CNY6.477 Trillion ...
Iran ready to make more investment in Ethiopia: Iranian envoy
The Iranian ambassador made the investment proposal at a time when Ethiopia is working on the renewal of its cities not only to offer better services to the local populace but also provide a good ambience for foreign investors. Iranian companies have ...
China Boosts Investment to Prop Up Economy
BEIJING—China boosted investment in infrastructure, especially subway spending, to improve its economic outlook in November and the coming quarters, as policy makers turned to their old economic playbook rather than press for change. In November ...
Agriculture Investment Projected to Pay Off
Wyoming's billion-dollar industry of farming and ranching looks promising for future generations—that is, if they can get a foot in the door. Amy Bacigalupo, director of Farm Beginnings Program of the Land Stewardship Project, says the average age of ...
YPF to Raise Gasoline Prices to Finance Investment, Clarin Says
YPF to Raise Gasoline Prices to Finance Investment, Clarin Says. By Eliana Raszewski - 2012-12-09T13:30:10Z. YPF SA (YPFD), Argentina's biggest energy company, plans to raise gasoline and diesel prices to help finance investments, newspaper Clarin ...
Canadian Minister Says Tougher Stance on Oil-Sands Investment Won't ...
Canadian Minister Says Tougher Stance on Oil-Sands Investment Won't ...
Feronia Inc. Announces Strategic Investment from Phatisa's African Agriculture ...
Feronia Inc. Announces Strategic Investment from Phatisa's African Agriculture ...
Virtus Investment Partners - Momentum
Earnings momentum for Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. ( VRTS ) has been advancing since this asset management company posted impressive third quarter results in late October, which included an earnings surprise of 16.0%. With a solid year-to-date ...
TSP offers good balance of investment options
Building and managing a Thrift Savings Plan account is like mining for coal. It takes expertise, ability and the right tools to do the job right and safely. If you don't know what you're doing, going to the store for more dynamite probably isn't going ...
'Fund Managers Are Worse Than Investment Bankers'
Welcome back to the banking blog. Today we have someone in a vital yet little-known and understood area in investment banking: risk and compliance. These are the people employed by a bank to stop its bankers from breaking the rules or taking excessive ...
Billionaire Huang's Iceland Investment Blocked by Government
Iceland has rejected a $200 million property investment bid by Chinese billionaire Huang Nubo in a decision that was “categorical,” according to Interior Minister Ogmundur Jonasson. Huang's “request to purchase or acquire the right of disposal over ...
Daimler to announce new investment as Obama visits
The White House said the investment is expected to be $100 million or more and, with it, Daimler Trucks North America will become the first heavy-duty vehicle equipment manufacturer on the continent to build a fully integrated powertrain from on ...
CFA Institute Survey: Stocks the Best Investment for 2013
While giving U.S. stocks a vote of confidence, the analysts, investment managers and executives responding to the institute's survey remained cautious in their outlooks for growth. European economies are still slowing, and prospects for economic growth ...
Greece says Qatar eyeing investment in defense sector
ATHENS (Reuters) - Qatar is interested in Greek defense companies being privatized and could submit investment plans when Prime Minister Antonis Samaras visits the Gulf state early next year, Greece's defense minister said on Monday. Greece has been ...
Market Chatter: Analysis: Clarity On Foreign Investment Rules To Buoy ...
Market Chatter: Analysis: Clarity On Foreign Investment Rules To Buoy ...
Bullion Investment Continues to Be Buoyant ‎
Thanks to fresh data from China indicating better than expected domestic activity, investors are feeling more bullish about gold investment. Following on from October's data showing a cooling in inflation and a revival in growth, November's figures ...
Huawei invades Nokia's home turf with $90m R&D investment
Over the coming five years, that job tally should hit 100, through a total investment of €70m ($90m). It's not quite the $2bn investment that Huawei announced for its UK operations back in September (hey, if the U.S. doesn't want to play…) but it's a ...
One Quarter Of All US Oil Investment Next Year Is Heading To Texas' Eagle Ford ...
One Quarter Of All US Oil Investment Next Year Is Heading To Texas' Eagle Ford ...
JPMorgan Chase Names Willsey Global Chairman of Capital Markets
Kevin Willsey, 49, was elevated from co-head of the investment bank in North America to global chairman of capital markets, according to an internal memo from the New York-based bank today. Larry Slaughter, who ran the North American division with ...
Analysis: Shale gas redraws emerging market investment map
LONDON (Reuters) - Shale gas reserves are changing the way fund managers view emerging markets, with countries from Poland and Mexico to global market giant China all gaining in investment appeal. While controversy rages over the environmental ...
RICH BERNSTEIN: Here Are My Big 13 Investment Predictions For 2013
Each December we publish a list of investment themes that we feel are critical to the coming year. We continue to believe that US equities are in the midst of a major bull market that could ultimately rival 1982's bull market. It is hard to be bearish ...
S&P lifts Jabil Circuit to investment grade
Standard & Poor's Ratings services lifted its rating on Jabil Circuit Inc. (NYSE:JBL) into investment grade, pointing to the electronics contractor's improved business risk profile. S&P upgraded Jabil Circuit's rating by one notch to triple-B-minus ...
Want to Boost Investment Returns? Start with Tax Management
Ben Franklin once said “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes”. Of course, he was right—taxes are an unavoidable part of life. This is particularly true in investing. But who wants to think about taxes? The word ...
Best Investment Firms to Work For
Which money managers have the happiest employees? Pension & Investments says Principal Financial Group tops the list among firms with more than 1,000 staffers, followed by Diversified, Bridgewater Associates and SEI. Among the best to work for with ...
As "the Cliff" Looms, Some Taxing Investment Decisions
Long-term capital gains rates, meanwhile, would rise from 15% to 20% (plus the 3.8% Affordable Care Act surtax on investment income for households earning more than $250,000). And dividends would be taxed as ordinary income instead of at the 15% ...
Miller: New Atlanta stadium worth public investment
In any business, if you're making an investment, especially in lean times, you want to make sure you're getting a healthy return on it. In the history of our great state, few investments have paid off as handsomely as the Georgia Dome, which forever ...
Jailed Chinese Investment Tycoon Returns To Billionaire Ranks
A surge in shares of Poly Real Estate has helped Zhang Keqiang, a jailed Chinese investment tycoon, return to billionaire status. For the businessman, who is charged with defrauding the Chinese government for money, his wealth has brought him misery as ...
Deal for AIG unit caps record year for Chinese investment in US
Capping a record year of Chinese deal-making in the U.S., a consortium of state-owned and private investors is planning the biggest Chinese takeover of an American company: $4.2 billion for one of the world's largest aircraft leasing firms. The deal to ...
Telescope Investment Sets Course For Next Generation Of Audience Interaction
11, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Telescope Inc., the market leader in audience participation, consumer engagement, and mobile and social technology solutions, announced they have completed a management buyout and significant growth investment in the ...
UPDATE 1-Qatar Holding granted $1 bln quota to invest in China's capital markets
Move is part of China's efforts to get long-term investors into its markets * Macquarie, HSBC among 11 investors granted quotas in November SHANGHAI, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Qatar Holding LLC, the investment arm of Qatar's sovereign wealth fund, has been ...
Is Angel Investment a Legitimate Use of Tax Payers' Money?
The U.K. Government-backed Angel CoFund is celebrating its first anniversary this month. It has £50 million of public money to co-invest alongside established angel investors in startups that it deems worthy. In times of economic difficulty how does ...
The Daily Startup: IVP Leads Investment in One Kings Lane as Mobile Use ...
The Daily Startup: IVP Leads Investment in One Kings Lane as Mobile Use ...
Kabam Takes Strategic Investment From Warner Bros., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Kabam, which is behind iOS hits like Kingdoms of Camelot and The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-Earth, just took a strategic investment from Warner Bros. Entertainment and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. We don't know the terms of the deal, but it follows ...
Europe's rich suffer lowest investment returns in years: survey
The survey of 60 family offices - mini financial services firms set up to look after the wealth of super-wealthy dynasties - found annual returns on investment portfolios dropped to as little as a quarter of what they had reaped in 2011. The report, by ...
Japan's investment in the US is 50 times greater than China's. But Chinese ...
Japan's investment in the US is 50 times greater than China's. But Chinese ...
Kauffman Foundation names new chief investment officer
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation said Tuesday that it has named a new chief investment officer to manage its $1.8 billion portfolio. Mary McLean, who has worked at the foundation since 1996, succeeds Harold Bradley, who retired in August. McLean ...
The Investment Pitch Before Christmas
Editor's Note: Last week, clients of Fidelity Investments received an email with the subject line “This holiday season, start a new tradition,” urging them to give annually at year-end to a college-savings plan – like those run by Fidelity. What caught ...
BP sweetens investment in Brazilian sugarcane ethanol
BP continues to expand its investment in Brazilian biofuels, announcing a $350 million cash infusion into a sugarcane ethanol processing plant in the South American country. Tropical, one of BP's three producing ethanol facilities in Brazil, will get a ...
Bill Gates Investment Firm Raises Stake in Deere to 7%
Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) Chairman Bill Gates' Cascade Investment firm acquired three million additional shares of Deere & Co. (DE), raising his leading stake in the farm equipment manufacturer to 7%, according to a regulatory filing Tuesday. The purchase ...
$227M state investment in alternative energy has led to less than 500 jobs
Gelston said that under deals with KiOR, Stion and View, the state agreed to finance the first phase of those projects, in part because private investment and loans were hard to obtain. "We do believe we will eventually see good returns on these ...
India Looks to Streamline Foreign Investment Rules
At present, the different routes mentioned by Mr. Sinha -- Overseas Direct Investment, Foreign Institutional Investor and Qualified Foreign Investor -- all have different sets of rules and qualifying requirements, which can lead to confusion and delays ...
AG Mortgage Investment Trust - Value
A forward P/E multiple of 7.54 and an impressive P/B multiple of 1.05 offer a promising value proposition for this Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) mortgage REIT (real estate investment trust). Strong Third Quarter. On November 7, AG Mortgage Investment ...
Why Investment Growth Has Been So Slow
The model also substantially overpredicts investment during the last couple of years because it implies that the lagged effect of the sharpest downturn phase of the recession should have passed by now. Second, Tobin's Q model ... is considerably ...
Noble Investment Group Announces the Opening of the Memphis Marriott East
12, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Investment Group (Noble), a leading lodging and hospitality investment organization, announced the opening of the Memphis Marriott East Hotel located along Memphis's eastern corridor perimeter beltway at the ...
Investment newsletters beat up hedge funds in 2012
Just take the contrast between hedge funds and investment newsletters. The former occupy a rarefied corner of Wall Street, supposedly filled with the best and the brightest. Only qualified, high-net-worth investors are even allowed to engage their ...
Founder Lands $500000 Startup Investment Despite Wearing A Strap-On In Public
Founder Lands $500,000 Startup Investment Despite Wearing A Strap-On In Public. Megan Rose Dickey | Dec. 12, 2012, 9:14 AM | 17 |. Email; More. Share on Tumblr · Tweet. Email. Share on Tumblr. hermione way startups silicon valley strap on. Bravo ...
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