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Microsoft Increasing Investment in Xbox Live Ads
Good levels of interaction with NUads means users can "expect more investment" in video advertising. NUads, those interactive commercials for Xbox LIVE, has finished its first wave of advertising spots in the US, Canada and the United Kingdom ...
McGinn, Smith case: Investment scam or just bad luck?
UTICA — The federal government's criminal case against embattled brokers Timothy M. McGinn and David L. Smith is a "fundamental misunderstanding" and the two men never schemed to defraud the many investors who put their faith and money in the ...
LED lighting firm Digital Lumens closes $10m investment round
Digital Lumens, a Boston company specializing in intelligent LED lighting systems, said Wednesday that it has closed a $10 million round of funding from existing investors. Those investors include Black Coral Capital, Flybridge Capital Partners, and ...
Morgan Stanley Said to Plan 1600 Investment-Banking Job Cuts
Play. Morgan Stanley to Cut 1,600 Investment Bank Jobs. Morgan Stanley, the sixth-largest U.S. bank by assets, plans to eliminate about 1,600 jobs from its investment bank and support staff in coming weeks, a person with direct knowledge of the matter ...
US Officials: China Refuses to Help Stop Investment Scams
The Chinese government snubbed a U.S. request for help in cracking down on a string of alleged investment frauds that have cost Americans billions, outgoing Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro told ABC News. The lack of ...
GM's CEO Eyeing Return to Investment Grade
General Motors (GM) chief executive Dan Akerson said he anticipates that the Detroit auto maker will see a “modest” increase in U.S. market share and return to investment grade this year. In comments made Wednesday during a media roundtable in Detroit, ...
Six Flags says Malaysian theme park investment report 'not true'
Grand Prairie-based theme park operator Six Flags Entertainment has been getting lots of publicity this morning following an online report that it plans to invest heavily in a new theme park in Malaysia. That would be a surprising move for a company ...
Catching Up With Goal-Oriented Investment App Betterment, Now With $100M ...
Catching Up With Goal-Oriented Investment App Betterment, Now With $100M ...
Enerplus: An Attractive Investment For 2013
Enerplus is also developing coalbed methane, oil sands, and shale properties. In early 2011, the company converted to a corporation for better shareholder returns. Enerplus is a hugely attractive investment for income investors due to its high dividend ...
China's Global Investment Rises: US Should Focus on Competition
Chinese outward investment broke records in 2012, both around the world and in the United States. Foreign distrust of state enterprises and other obstacles will serve as a check on the pace of growth, but the willingness to pay top dollar for energy ...
Google Makes $200M Equity Investment In Texas Wind Farm, Says Its ...
Google Makes $200M Equity Investment In Texas Wind Farm, Says Its ...
Developer Craig Hall has big regrets about his big AMR investment
Real estate writer Steve Brown attended a Wednesday morning meeting at which Dallas developer Craig Hall talked about his one-time big investment in AMR, parent of American Airlines. In particular, Hall discussed his failure to sell the AMR stock in a ...
Feds: China Won't Help Stop Investment Scams
Feds: China Won't Help Stop Investment Scams. Americans lose billions in alleged Chinese stock schemes. 02:56 | 01/09/2013. Related Links: Watch: Chinese Billionaires' New Accessory: Female Bodyguards · WATCH FULL BROADCASTS. Share: ...
Innovation Resolutions 2013: Innovation without Investment or Permission!
The overriding theme of my resolutions for the coming year is: Innovation as a personal managerial responsibility and one that can be undertaken without the need for investment or permission. First: Don't forget the innovation resolutions from 2012 ...
How to Be Sane In An Insane Investment Climate
Those of you out there who are sane-type investors should be worried about the fundamental investment problem you face. And that is how do sane people invest in an insane financial world? Stocks and bonds are up now for four years solely because of ...
Americans Lose Billions in Chinese Investment Frauds
Americans Lose Billions in Chinese Investment Frauds. Chinese companies kicked off NASDAQ, NYSE after fraud allegations. 01/09/2013. Related Links: US Officials: China Refuses to Help Stop Investment Scams · Madoff Victims: The Check Is in the Mail ...
Arab Maghreb Union launches investment bank
Sid Ahmed Ould Raiss, the governor of the Central Bank of Mauritania, said that the investment bank will finance projects in Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morroco and Tunisia, the five member states of the union. Speaking at a meeting held in Noukachott ...
TA Associates announces 60% investment in firm that owns such fashion brands ...
TA Associates announces 60% investment in firm that owns such fashion brands ...
Investment fund: We were defrauded in suit against Chevron
Burford's investment was initially secret, as most litigation financings are. But its involvement emerged in December 2010 when Chevron deposed Donziger in New York. That same month Burford recovered its full investment by selling a $4 million ...
Former UBS Investment Bank Head Says He Was Negligent on Libor
Jerker Johansson, a former head of UBS AG (UBSN)'s investment bank, said his unawareness of rigging of global interest rates at the biggest Swiss bank was a failure and negligent. “I would describe it as a failure,” Johansson, who headed the unit from ...
Chinese Deny Turning Blind Eye to Investment Scams
The Chinese government pushed back at suggestions that its officials have been uncooperative in U.S. efforts to crack down on stock swindles that have cost American investors billions of dollars. "Groundless accusation will not conduce to our friendly ...
Alsbridge gets LLR Partners investment
Alsbridge Inc., a Dallas consulting shop that helps large enterprises manage their outsourcing and other large purchases, has received an investment from LLR Partners. Terms weren't disclosed of the transaction. LLR Partners is a private equity firm ...
Janrain poised for another big investment
Portland-based Janrain appears set for another big venture capital investment, with a regulatory filing this afternoon that suggests the company is close to a $33 million round. That would be bigger than any venture investment announced by an Oregon ...
SAC to Close Chicago Office With Four Investment Teams
SAC Capital Advisors LP, Steven A. Cohen's $14 billion hedge fund, is closing its Chicago office that housed four investment teams. “We regularly review our operations, and given the limited opportunity in the region we didn't believe it made sense to ...
Japan to Establish Clean Energy Investment Fund, Ministry Says
Japan's environment ministry plans to set up a fund to promote clean energy projects and to seek investment from the private sector. The ministry is requesting 1 billion yen ($11.2 million) for the fund in a budget request for the year ending March ...
Acme grocery chain is being sold to investment group
Of the latest acquisition, Miller said: "We see great potential to improve operations. In 2006, we acquired a set of stores that lacked investment and were in tough shape." Since then, "we have grown into a solid regional supermarket chain with growing ...
Gary Shilling's Complete 2013 Outlook: The 10 Best Ways To Invest In This ...
Gary Shilling's Complete 2013 Outlook: The 10 Best Ways To Invest In This ...
India Plans Roadshows to Attract Foreign Investment
The visits follow the government's steps late last year to liberalize foreign investment rules in sectors such as retail, aviation and broadcast. New Delhi also amended banking rules to attract more investments in the sector and took steps to ...
State replenishes investment fund that was “out of powder”
For the first time since 2008, the state is adding $20 million to the Co-Investment Fund, managed by Sun Mountain Capital, and may add more, said Charles Wollman, spokesman for the State Investment Council. The state made the move because the fund ...
Mozambique Foreign Direct Investment Falls 26% in 2012
Foreign direct investment approved by Mozambique's Investment Promotion Center fell 26 percent in 2012 from a year earlier, the investment agency said. Foreign investments declined to $725.8 million last year from $974.5 million, the Maputo-based ...
China foreign investment quotas rise to $16 billion in 2012
China foreign investment quotas rise to $16 billion in 2012. Tweet · Share this · Email · Print. Related News. WRAPUP 4-China exports rebound but 2013 outlook remains murky. Thu, Jan 10 2013. Analysis & Opinion. CDB highlights China’s dysfunctional ...
Morning Bell: Chinese Investment in the US Shatters Records
Chinese investment is still very, very small as compared to the size of the U.S. economy. At the national level, the stock of investment is barely $50 billion—which sounds large, but is negligible compared to a stock of American wealth of more than ...
Denver's Gravity Collection receives $30 million investment
Gravity describes itself as a leader in action and outdoor sports television and film programming. In September, Gravity Action Sports Channel said that by October it expected to launch its action sports network in 23 countries worldwide, with the ...
Sixers need to wait out the Andrew Bynum investment - The Star-Ledger
The Sixers made a big investment in Andrew Bynum this offseason when they traded everything they had to land one of the best centers in the league. If that investment was a stock, however, it would be very much in the red right now. Like any investor ...
Bad Physics, Bad Investment
Investors beware, when something sounds too good to be true, it usually is. Right now an entrepreneur is asking for money to manufacture bicycle parts that he says will give cyclists more power, even though the way he claims it works is contradicted by ...
Investors plowed record $183B into ETFs
And bond ETFs raked in $56 billion, or about 30% of all total assets, last year, with iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD), iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) and the Pimco Total Return Fund ETF (BOND) among ...
Oilprice.com Launches Premium Investment & Intelligence Service for Readers
As the world continues its downward spiral with markets hanging over a precipice, the EU looking closer to collapse than ever, and global geopolitical tensions rising to an alarming level – it's vital that you have access to a reliable source of ...
Simplifying your investment life
In that case, you might consider one investment that has been a favorite of retirees over the long term. That investment: A balance fund—a mutual fund that puts 50% to 60% of its money in stocks and the rest in bonds. Of course, nothing is totally ...
Trading Platform Looks to Social Media for Investing Clues
Trading Platform Looks to Facebook, Twitter for Investment Clues. Text Size. Published: Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 4:59 PM ET. Jesse Bergman By: Jesse Bergman. CNBC Producer. On Monday, DCM Capital, a small and virtually unknown London-based trading ...
Prominent investment firm raises $30 million fund
SAN FRANCISCO Jan 11 (Reuters) - SV Angel, the prominent early-stage investment firm, has raised a new $29.7 million fund, according to a filing at the Securities and Exchange Commission. SV Angel III-Growth follows on the heels of SV Angel III, the ...
Coffee Joulies gets $150000 investment from "Shark Tank" team
The pair, who manufacture their coffee-cooling product at Sherrill Manufacturing in Sherrill, were the first entrepreneurs to appear during the 9 p.m. show, and initially asked for an $150,000 investment for 5 percent of the company, making their ...
Valpo stormwater investment paying big dividends
VALPARAISO | It was a first in the 18 years Steve Poulos has worked for the city's wastewater treatment plant, and it might have been a first in the almost 60-year history of the facility. In 2012, the city had no overflows of untreated sewage into ...
Political Uncertainty Is Bad News For Business Investment
According to Fidelity's latest business cycle update, when there's a lot of political uncertainty, corporations just don't want to shell out the big bucks for stuff that might help them grow, especially stuff like new plants, property and other big ...
Bailey family investment group buys industrial building near IKEA
PLANS, DESCRIPTION: The family investment group Bailey Investment Holdings LLC purchased the 45,484-square-foot former Stajac Industries building for $1.6 million. The price equated to $35 per square foot. The downtown building features 6,216 square ...
FLU SHOT A GOOD INVESTMENT IN YOUR HEALTH
When discussing the flu, “same old-same old” means over 40,000 people will die in this country of the flu this winter. That's as many people as will likely get killed on U.S. highways this year. It would be nice to vaccinate against getting killed in a ...
Otton to Teach Property Investment Strategies As More Homeowners Struggle ...
Otton to Teach Property Investment Strategies As More Homeowners Struggle ...
PARTY LINES: MassINC calls for investment in Gateway Cities
A MassINC report released this past week calls for $1.7 billion in public investments in Gateway Cities, such as Taunton, over the next decade. The report predicts that such targeted, strategic investments in projects in small and mid-sized former ...
Platinum Offers a Better Investment Opportunity than Gold
In the same way, it can move out of direct linkage with gold if industrial demand is pulling or pushing the price counter to financial or political news. Such has been the case in recent months as the platinum/gold spread has narrowed to below $100 per ...
Investment Home on Coleman on the Market in Dearborn
A Dearborn home at 7848 Coleman is new on the market, and would make a great investment opportunity for someone not afraid to do a little fix-up work. The 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom colonial features 1,268 square feet of space on a large lot. It has ...
John W. Altmeyer joins Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission
Altmeyer joins a growing number of executives convinced that spending money on quality early-childhood education yields the highest return on investment for future economic development. The commission's 76 members are leaders of Pennsylvania's major ...