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Prepare 2013 investment strategy
If an investor has not spent a couple hours designing his or her 2013 investment strategy, it's time. Markets have a way of helping those who adapt to the situation, and penalize those who do not. There are ways to profit from market uncertainty, but ...
New Boulder firm offers fresh take on tech incubation and investment
Although Metzger has provided some financing, much of TeQuity's investment dollars comes through Abdy's connections via his family and their real-estate-development business in his native New Jersey. Those ties have hooked him up with prominent ...
More Democracy Means Development - Moeletsi Mbeki
... RelationsFood and AgricultureGame ParksGovernanceHealthHuman RightsICTInfrastructureInnovationInternational OrganisationsInvestmentLabourLand and Rural IssuesLatin America and AfricaLegal AffairsMalariaManufacturingMediaMiddle East and ...
China to Expand Outbound Investment in 2013 - Xinhua - WSJ.com
BEIJING--China will expand outbound investment, boost imports and increase its share of global markets next year, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported Sunday, citing a statement issued after the conclusion of a two-day top-level economic policy-making ...
China Eases Foreign-Investment Limits - WSJ.com
SHANGHAI—China's foreign-exchange regulator has raised the investment limit for sovereign-wealth funds and central banks investing in domestic stocks and bonds, underlining efforts to deepen the country's capital markets. The State Administration of ...
Yuan Rebounds on Stronger Fixing and Relaxed Investment Rules
China's yuan rebounded from its biggest weekly loss since July after the government relaxed foreign investment rules and the central bank strengthened the daily fixing by the most in almost three weeks. Authorities scrapped a ceiling on investments by ...
China's 25% Gain in Outbound Investment Outpaces Foreign Inflows
Today's figures contrast with a 3.5 percent decline in inbound investment in the January-October period after an economic slowdown damped foreign interest. China will step up efforts to stabilize investment inflows next year and expand outflows, state ...
401(k) Investment Lineup Summit
Often times, a 401(k) may be your participant's primary retirement savings vehicle, so there's a lot of pressure on plan sponsors to take this responsibility seriously in considering the investment lineup which will provide participants, who are at ...
Investment Roundtable: Top stock picks for 2013
Each of the six investment managers and strategists in USA TODAY's 2013 Investment Roundtable chose 5 stock picks or investment plays. INVESTMENT ROUNDTABLE: Read what the strategists think about the market outlook for 2013. Here are each of ...
Foxconn delays Indonesia investment
Factory operations were projected to begin this month, and this first phase of investment was said to cost "hundreds of millions of dollars" out of an expected total investment of US$10 billion. Hidayat on Monday said the initial investment phase is ...
Are Investment Pros Too Smart for Their Own Good?
It seems to defy investment logic, but defined contribution plans, haphazardly run by amateurs, actually lost less money in the recession than professionally managed defined benefit plans, according to a new paper from the Urban Institute, a Washington ...
Private equity firm TA Associates makes majority investment in DigiCert
TA Associates, a private equity firm with offices in Boston, said Monday that it has completed a majority investment in DigiCert Inc., a provider of enterprise security solutions. Terms of the investment were not disclosed, TA Associates said in a ...
Canada: Canadian investment in foreign securities falls to $3.19B in October
FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Canadian portfolio investment in foreign securities decreased to $3.19B in October, from $6.03B in September, Statistics Canada reported on Monday. Foreign portfolio investment in Canadian securities slid to $13.26B in ...
How to Get the Most Return on a College Investment
The recession and tough job market have made it difficult for college grads to find jobs over the last few years, making many question the value of the hefty investment. Despite the rising tuition costs at many universities, a degree ultimately brings ...
Investment Roundtable: Is it a good time to own stocks? - News from USA TODAY
“Policy and politicians are much more dominant now,” says Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist at Charles Schwab. “It is a tricky thing and sort of the ultimate wildcard.” The general consensus is that a short-term deal to avert the fiscal ...
Purdue increases investment in Hazell, staff - Big Ten Blog - ESPN
Whether Burke liked it or not, questions about Purdue's investment in football would linger. The school appears to have answered some of them in the contract for new head coach Darrell Hazell. Purdue's trustees on Saturday approved a six-year contract ...
Credit Suisse Said to Cut Investment Banking Business in Dubai
Two bankers will move to Doha from Dubai as part of plans to shift the regional investment banking department headquarters to Qatar, the person said, asking not to be named as the news isn't public. The bank will also cut about three positions in Dubai ...
Are Twinkies a Good Investment? Scouring the eBay Track Record
When the Hostess shutdown was announced and stores quickly ran out of supplies as overweight Americans hoarded processed foods like Glenn Beck listeners hoard precious metals, Twinkies quickly started popping up on eBay–at huge premiums to their ...
Baxter leads $38 million investment in Evanston startup
A year-old investment fund of Baxter International Inc. is leading a group that's pumping $38 million into a north suburban startup developing treatments for depression and pain. The investment is the second round of funding for Evanston-based Naurex ...
Analysis: China subway boom spotlights investment risks
Nanchang's population of three million -- relatively small by China's standards -- and the municipality's finances raise questions about the subway's viability and makes the city a case study of the risks China takes when it relies on investment to ...
Calstrs Reviewing Cerberus Investment in Light of Newtown Shooting
Pension giant California State Teachers Retirement System, or Calstrs, is reviewing a $500 million investment commitment to private-equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP because of Cerberus's ownership of a gun maker tied to Friday's shooting in ...
A Smart Investment: Skilled Early Childhood Workforce
This blog was co-authored by Rob Grunewald of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. It is the second in a series of BBA blogs on early childhood education that explain the benefits of a comprehensive approach to early childhood and highlight ...
LA investment bank B. Riley buys stock research firm Caris
B. Riley & Co., a Los Angeles investment bank, bought stock research firm Caris & Co. to increase its sales and trading business amid a slowdown in the brokerage industry. B. Riley, founded in 1997, is adding nine analysts, 12 salesmen and four traders ...
China Foreign-Investment Inflows Show 12th Decline in 13 Months
China will step up efforts to stabilize investment inflows next year and expand outflows, state media reported Dec. 16 after an annual economic-planning meeting in Beijing. While factory output and retail sales have accelerated for the last three ...
Upstarts betting on need for online advice
Online calculators tell you how much house you can afford, when to retire, or how long it will take to pay off debt. But comprehensive investment guidance has been a lot harder to come by with just the click of a mouse. Some upstart firms are betting ...
City's investment policy to be discussed
An update of the City of Ukiah's Investment Policy will be discussed this afternoon at a meeting of the Investment Oversight Committee. According to a staff report prepared for the meeting, the city's policy was last updated in June of 2010, and city ...
Big Fund Reviews Investment in Owner of Gun Maker
Pension giant California State Teachers' Retirement System, or Calstrs, is reviewing a $500 million investment commitment to Cerberus Capital Management LP because of the private-equity firm's ownership of the maker of a weapon used in Friday's school ...
Gulf investment arm takes Texas properties
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Gulf investment house Investcorp says its American division has acquired five real estate developments in Texas for more than $100 million. The deals announced on Tuesday gives the Bahrain-based company 1,900 housing ...
Global Investment Banks' Revamp to Continue for Years, S&P Says
Global investment banks are likely to go on cutting costs and deleveraging for several years as regulators push them to bolster capital, ratings company Standard & Poor's said. “Tougher regulatory requirements for capital and leverage are set to lower ...
Fruition Partners secures $12 million investment - Technology News - Crain's ...
Fruition Partners secures $12 million investment - Technology News - Crain's ...
Newtown Shooting: Investment Firm Drops Stake in Bushmaster Group
A major investment firm said today it is dropping its stake in the group of companies that includes the manufacturer of the assault-style rifle that officials said was used in last week's rampage at a Connecticut elementary school. Calling the shooting ...
CalSTRS reviews investment in co. that bankrolls maker of Newtown rifle
KCRA 3 has learned that the pension giant is now taking another look at that investment. Authorities believe Adam Lanza used a .223 Bushmaster rifle to kill 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday. CalSTRS has invested $461 million in ...
Aqua America Is A Liquid Investment, With A 2.8% Dividend
Aqua America Inc. (WTR – Snapshot Report) reported year-over-year earnings growth of 20% in its third quarter, which led to higher earnings estimates. As a result, this utility operator has achieved Zacks #2 Rank (Buy) status. WTR offers an attractive ...
Encore Rehabilitation Gets Investment From Michigan Opportunities Fund
“Encore had other partnership opportunities, but ultimately we felt Glencoe Capital's investment strategy ensured the continuity of our management team and our workforce and provided additional resources to generate sustainable growth,” said Linda ...
SEC Division of Investment Management Lifts Actively-Managed ETF Derivatives ...
SEC Division of Investment Management Lifts Actively-Managed ETF Derivatives ...
Gun Maker Investment Slipped Through Teacher...
Gun Maker Investment Slipped Through Teacher...
Newtown backlash prompts gun investment overhaul
Cerberus' move came after some of its investors had expressed concerns, including the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS), which said on Monday that it was reviewing its investment with the private equity firm. "It is apparent that ...
Fab nabs 'seven-figure' investment from Times of India
The specific financial terms were not revealed, but the investment will include a partnership between the two companies "to explore and execute on our India market strategy in the coming years," Fab founder and CEO Jason Goldberg wrote today in a blog ...
Damodaran's 10 Rules for Addressing Uncertainty in Investment Valuations
Human bias, complexity, and uncertainty are among the biggest obstacles investors face when it comes to investment valuation, and when Aswath Damodaran recently spoke at the 15th Annual Equity Research and Valuation Conference in Philadelphia, ...
Wendy's patient with international investment
Wendy's has captured top spots in a set of perceived value and quality indexes published by HuffPost Food and YouGov BrandIndex. The Dublin-based fast-food chain ranked No. 2 for having the best value perception among restaurants and No. 7, for the ...
S&P's Greek Upgrade Could Mean More Diverse Investment in 2013
For the euro zone's guardians, the year is ending in a fashion they could scarcely have hoped for when it began. Back then, talk of a euro breakup was perhaps more mainstream that it had ever been. Once the preserve of Anglo-Saxon curmudgeons and ...
Oman investment firm eyes stake sale for banking arm
Oman International Development and Investment Co (Ominvest) is exploring potential stake sales in its banking arm, Oman Arab Bank, on top of existing plans to list part of its unit on the Muscat bourse, the investment firm said. Ominvest had said in ...
Voestalpine Announces Investment in North America
Voestalpine Announces Investment in North America. By STANLEY REED. Published: December 19, 2012. LONDON — Voestalpine, the Austrian steel and components maker, said Wednesday it would invest in a so-called direct reduction plant somewhere ...
The T&D glass is definitely half full - investment hits record $30 billion
Quick Take: Smart meter vendors are glum these days now that the stimulus monies are played out. But a new survey from Edison Electric Institute (EEI) reveals that the transmission and distribution (T&D) sector is quite healthy. In 2011, utilities and ...
Fab prepares India push with 7-figure investment from Times Internet — Tech ...
Fab prepares India push with 7-figure investment from Times Internet — Tech ...
JP Morgan Reigns Over Investment Bank League Tables
The New York investment bank currently ranks first among global investment banks for the year with a 7.6% market share, based on a preliminary data tallied by Dealogic. That's down from 8.1% in 2011 but still likely good enough to take home the coveted ...
Genesis Capital Highlights Current Commercial Real Estate Investment ...
Genesis Capital Highlights Current Commercial Real Estate Investment ...
Al Pacino-led "Glengarry Glen Ross" Broadway revival recoups investment
... plenty to be happy about this Christmas. Producers said Wednesday that the show, which marks the 30th anniversary of David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning play about the backbiting world of salesmen, has recouped its $3.3 million investment. 20 ...
13 Investment Themes for 2013
The search for new energy sources in the USA that can heat homes, fuel cars and power factories is a hot growth industry. The nation is aggressively working to reduce its dependence on foreign energy sources, says Ann Miletti of Wells Fargo Advantage ...
Aflac to Boost Investment Staff in Wall Street Push
By Zachary Tracer - 2012-12-20T05:00:03Z. Aflac Inc. (AFL), the largest provider of supplemental health insurance, is adding traders and analysts from the biggest Wall Street firms as Chief Investment Officer Eric Kirsch increases bets on U.S ...