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Budgeting finances a tricky but worthwhile investment
Besides vowing to drop weight, run a marathon and learn a new language, getting oneself on track financially for 2013 is a good goal for anyone, regardless of one's personal income level or lifestyle. Assessing your present financial state, clarifying ...
Sound investment: AACC builds radio telescope
Beth Hufnagel and her astronomy students used to be at the mercy of Mother Nature when they wanted to see Jupiter and other heavenly bodies. Even with the best telescopes, they couldn't make any observations in cloudy weather, or when it was raining or ...
Making the investment
He first proposed radical cuts to K-12 funding then restored about two-thirds of the money last year and called that an investment. Sorry, the math doesn't add up to success. This year he has the opportunity not only to fully restore funding but home ...
Consider the cost of college an investment
A college education, which is now the norm rather than the exception, is not getting any cheaper and many families struggle with how to pay for it. Fortunately, there is a plethora of options available. I am here to tell you that allowing your kids to ...
Abbott investment paid off slightly with recent split
Earnings season is upon us and therefore you can look forward to being inundated with an onslaught of carefully worded hyperbole designed to distract your attention from any unpleasantness. As you listen to the various forecasts, remember that ...
State investment called key to supporting Gateway Cities development
State officials say the success of Gateway Cities is key to strengthening Massachusetts' economy, but doing business in these underperforming areas often makes little financial sense. In some cases, developers are unable to recover the cost of ...
Saudi Investment Bank Profit Beats Estimates as Net Soars 67%
Saudi Investment Bank (SIBC) reported a 67 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit, topping analysts' estimates, as operating income increased and expenses dropped. Net income climbed to 245.6 million riyals ($65 million), from 147.4 million riyals in ...
One Life-Changing Investment
I respect Jim Cramer a great deal, and in some ways I agree with his statement. At The Motley Fool, we also recommend that you don't fall so deeply in love with your stocks that you can't objectively evaluate their business fundamentals or sell if ...
Forgetting social-media investment bubble can cost you
(Editor's Note: This marks the debut of a weekly column by technology journalist John Shinal on major high-tech stocks.) SAN FRANCISCO — Retail investors, who last year watched the combined value of their Facebook, Groupon and Zynga IPO shares fall ...
Back to the future for investment banking
But instead of distancing himself from investment banking, Bellamy is digging deeper into its roots in order to find the solution to its problems. The answer, according to Bellamy, doesn't lie in the algorithms and proprietary trading desks of modern ...
Investment Trends Apple may be bruised, but it still has appeal
The euphoria Wall Street felt in May, when the iPhone5 had yet to launch and Apple was priced just under $570, helped push the stock above $700 in September. Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL, $520.30) have dropped since then, but the Cupertino, Calif., maker ...
Target-date funds are retirement investments whose asset allocation changes ...
Target-date funds are retirement investments whose asset allocation changes ...
Mohegan Sun inks deal with New York investment firm to pursue Palmer casino ...
Mohegan Sun inks deal with New York investment firm to pursue Palmer casino ...
India Delays Tax-Avoidance Clampdown to Spur Investment Inflows
India delayed a clampdown on tax avoidance until 2016 after the plans spooked foreign investors and threatened to hamper a push to revive growth. The so-called General Anti-Avoidance Rules, or GAAR, will take effect the year starting April 1, 2016 ...
China Mulls Hiking Investment Quota For Foreigners
HONG KONG (AP) — China's securities watchdog is considering substantially raising the quota that foreign institutions are allowed to invest in the country's stock markets, the agency's head said Monday, the latest signal from Beijing of plans to open ...
Clean Energy Investment Fell 11% as Governments Cut Subsidies
Clean energy investment slid 11 percent last year after governments in industrial nations slashed subsidies for technologies ranging from wind turbines to solar power and biomass. The $268.7 billion invested in the industry last year was down from a ...
Morgan Stanley Said to Pare Asia Investment Banking Jobs by 15%
Asian Managing Directors Saul Raccah and Leon Guo are among investment bankers who will leave the New York-based firm, the people said, asking not to be identified because the matter is confidential. Xu Li, a Beijing-based spokeswoman, declined to ...
Malaysia's Hong Leong Financial to Buy out Investment Banking Arm for $29 ...
Malaysia's Hong Leong Financial to Buy out Investment Banking Arm for $29 ...
Gulf Investment Signs Accord to Reschedule $155 Million of Debt
The five-year deal with Kuwait Finance House (KFIN) requires Gulf Investment to pay equal installments every six months until October 2017, when a final payment of 21.75 million dinars is scheduled, Gulf Investment said in a statement today. The first ...
How To Turn A $50000 Investment Into A $250 Million Company
From. To. Email Sent! You have successfully emailed the post. How To Turn A $50,000 Investment Into A $250 Million Company. Nicholas Carlson | Jan. 14, 2013, 8:19 AM | 761 |. Email; More. Share on Tumblr · Tweet. Email. Share on Tumblr. victoria ransom ...
EU hopes for more mobile investment with telecoms rules overhaul
The European Commission will seek to harmonise national telecoms regulations in a bid to spark investment in the continent's telecoms infrastructure, while at the same time avoiding consolidation in a sector suffering as a result of Europe's financial ...
Barclays to cut investment banker pay by up to 20 percent: sources
NEW YORK/LONDON – Barclays will cut investment bankers' bonuses for 2012 in a move that will cut their total pay for the year by up to 20 percent as the British bank's new boss seeks to tackle high costs, people familiar with the matter said. Barclays ...
Colombian Peso Advances on Foreign Investment Outlook
Colombia's peso rose the most among major Latin American currencies amid mounting speculation that a tax cut will lure foreign investors and as companies exchange dollars for the local currency to pay taxes. The peso appreciated 0.3 percent to 1,759 ...
EDF Cites Investment as Driver of Higher UK Nuclear Production
Investment in maintenance and staff were responsible for last year's higher output, the company said, citing "the 300 million pounds ($484 million) annual investment in the power stations which is in addition to GBP350 million spent on plant operations ...
Ex-Div Reminder for Gladstone Investment's Series A Preferred Stock
On 1/16/13, Gladstone Investment Corp's 7.125% Series A Cumulative Term Preferred Stock (NASD: GAINP) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.1484, payable on 1/31/13. As a percentage of GAINP's recent share price of $26.68, this ...
How To Trade Investment Buzz
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Ask an Expert: All About the Investment Process
Ask an Expert: All About the Investment Process Hey everyone, I'm Jon Stein. After seeing product after product that made the investing process more complicated than it ought to be, I set out to create a broadly accessible investment company to help ...
US renewable investment drops in 2012 – but still hits second-highest level ever
Green energy investment fell in 2012 globally after hitting record levels the year before, driven in part by reduced activity in the United States, according to new data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The research firm reported Monday that overall ...
CalPERS gains more than 13% in investment returns in 2012
California's massive public employee pension system gained more than 13% in investment returns last year, most of it from stocks and real estate, the agency said. It was the best year for the California Public Employees' Retirement System since 2006 ...
Boulder's Fate Brewing lands investment, nears opening
Weeks away from opening its doors, Fate Brewing Co. -- a new brewery and restaurant planned for the east Boulder space that was long home to Jose Muldoon's -- recently completed a $900,000 investment round, Securities and Exchange Commission ...
Investment banks cutting equities jobs
Investment banks are cutting jobs in equities faster than any other division as revenue recovers at a slower pace than the rest of their businesses and more trading is automated. Employees on stocks desks fell by 8.5 percent globally in the first nine ...
China aims to open up investment
HONG KONG — In what would be a drastic liberalization of China's huge but still cloistered capital markets, the country's top securities regulator said Monday that foreign investment could be allowed to rise as much as tenfold. Citing the still ...
Amiigo Fitness Tracker Bracelet Gets VC Investment, Kicks Off Indiegogo ...
Amiigo Fitness Tracker Bracelet Gets VC Investment, Kicks Off Indiegogo ...
A bill proposed by the Oregon Investment Council would turn it into an ...
A bill proposed by the Oregon Investment Council would turn it into an ...
New Centralized Nuclear Plants: Still an Investment Worth Making?
Just a few years ago, the US nuclear renaissance seemed at hand. It probably shouldn't have been. Cost overruns from Finland to France to the US were already becoming manifest, government guarantees were in doubt, and shale gas drillers were ...
MOVES-Wells Fargo, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
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Are Annuities the Right Investment for Your Retirement?
If you want more access to more investment options, you can choose from among a range of them, typically mutual funds, to invest your purchase payments. The rate of return on your payments, and the amount you eventually receive, will vary depending on ...
Romania's Wind Industry May Attract More Investment
Romania's Wind Industry May Attract More Investment. By Irina Savu - 2013-01-15T14:54:10Z. Romania may attract more investors in wind farms this year and in 2014 because of government incentives, according to Monsson Group, the biggest wind-park ...
Denso plans nearly $1B investment, 2000 more jobs
Denso says more than $750 million of the investment and more than 1,200 jobs will be in the U.S. The company says it is looking at investing at locations in Michigan, Tennessee, Iowa, California and North Carolina, and it plans a new assembly and ...
Stock-Picking Cat Named Orlando Trounces Investment 'Professionals'
A ginger tabby named Orlando beat a team of investment professionals and a group of students in a year-long stock-picking experiment conducted by the British paper The Observer. Orlando picked his stocks by throwing a toy mouse at a grid of companies, ...
Peak Investment Banker, Ctd.
Peak Investment Banker, Ctd. by David Frum Jan 15, 2013 2:00 PM EST. Like · Tweet. More signs we've hit peak investment banker. file. Like The Daily Beast on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for updates all day long. David Frum is a contributing ...
Harvard Business Graduate Charged With Investment Fraud
Harvard Business Graduate Charged With Investment Fraud. By Christie Smythe - 2013-01-15T20:57:33Z. A real estate developer who graduated from Harvard Business School was accused of defrauding mortgage lenders in a Brooklyn, New York, property ...
Lost $30K in Investment Venture, Now What?
I had to back out of an investment property venture where I was going to purchase a condo for investment and rental. I lost my $19,000 deposit but had to settle with the builder's attorney, who I paid another $6,500 in legal fees. My attorney cost me ...
Learning firm Lynda.com wins $103 mln investment from Accel, Spectrum
Education companies have recently become a hot investment, with textbook rental services like Chegg and classroom online networks such as Edmodo receiving funding. Meritech Capital Partners, which like Accel also backed Facebook, also participated in ...
China Investment Push on Two-Way Street
China's government wants more foreign funds in the mainland stock market. Domestic investors, meanwhile, are heading in the opposite direction. China's top securities regulator, Guo Shuqing, said Monday that the quota for foreigners to invest in the ...
Norway Oil Investment and House Price Growth to Slow - DNB Markets
Norway Oil Investment and House Price Growth to Slow - DNB Markets. By Kjetil Malkenes Hovland. Published January 16, 2013. Dow Jones Newswires. Norwegian bank DNB ASA (DNB.OS) said Wednesday that it expected the country's economy to slow ...
Mobile Rewards Startup Kiip Gets A Strategic Investment From Ad Giant Interpublic
Brian Wong, the startup's co-founder and CEO, said the investment was actually included in the $11 million round that he announced last year, and it's part of a partnership between the two companies. Kiip and IPG were still working out the details of ...
JPMorgan Corporate and Investment Bank Pay Pool Falls 3% in 2012
JPMorgan combined its investment bank with the firm's corporate bank and treasury and securities-services units last year, and placed Mike Cavanagh and Daniel Pinto in charge of the division. The fourth quarter was the first that the bank reported the ...
Monti Praises Foreign Investment as Unions Criticize McDonald's
Prime Minister Mario Monti said his country should be more open to investment by foreigners after labor leaders criticized McDonald's Corp. for its expansion plans in Italy. “In recent weeks we have seen a rebirth of arguments against multinationals ...
Goldman Sachs' net surges on investment banking
FILE - In this March 15, 2012 photo, a trader works in the Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Goldman Sachs announced Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 that its earnings almost tripled in the fourth quarter as investment banking ...