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In reversal, Spain woos investment from Latin America
European leaders, smarting from high unemployment and dismal approval ratings at home, spent the weekend meeting their Latin American counterparts in Santiago, Chile. One item on the agenda: urging their newly wealthy cousins in South America to ...
Starbucks says no plan to freeze UK investment
O) denied it had threatened to suspend investment in Britain in protest over perceived government criticism of its tax affairs. "Starbucks remains fully committed to opening 300 new stores and creating 5,000 new jobs by 2016," the company said in a ...
The EU-China Investment Relationship: From a One-Way to a Two-Way Street
Over the past decade China has become one of Europe's most important economic partners. In 2011 bilateral trade flows totaled €430 billion, four times higher than just ten years ago. In addition to growing exports, European firms have also expanded ...
Iraqi national says country needs US investment to re-build
He is now folding all his life experience into his work, helping to drum up investment in the energy, manufacturing and infrastructure businesses in Iraq, and has set up a company to partner with foreign investors. He helps them to develop and execute ...
Scots' Offshore-Wind Investment Reaches $260 Million, Gro
Most of the investment has been in research, including environmental and technical-engineering surveys and project demonstration, said Lindsay Leask, senior policy manager for offshore renewables at the industry group. No projects have been given ...
Investment in Dell Could Signal Microsoft Migration From PC Business
The recent reports that Microsoft (MSFT) may join with Silver Lake to take Dell (DELL) private are not a signal that Microsoft is getting into the PC business. In fact, they're just the opposite — here's why. Dell must get into the solutions business ...
Singapore Targets S$13 Billion in Investment Commitments in 2013
Singapore is targeting as much as S$13 billion ($11 billion) of investment commitments in manufacturing and services this year even as the city state struggles with rising business costs amid curbs on foreign workers. The country lured fixed-asset ...
Rand Declines 1st Day in 3 as Foreign Investment Flows Reverse
Rand Snaps Two-Day Advance as Foreign Investment Flows Reverse. By Stephen Gunnion - 2013-01-28T13:10:27Z. The rand weakened for the first time in three days as foreigners reduced holdings of South African assets on concern labor unrest and ...
Energy Square turns out to be a prime investment for Lincoln Property and ...
Energy Square turns out to be a prime investment for Lincoln Property and ...
Wells Fargo hires trainer for investment bankers
Many of those investment bankers will be in Charlotte. The San Francisco-based bank (NYSE:WFC) recently opened a new, larger trading floor in uptown Charlotte's Duke Energy Center, which houses some 1,500 bond-trading and investment-banking ...
Bond links: Don't fight the last investment war
David Waring is the co-founder of bond investing education web site Learn Bonds and market commentary site Bond Moves. If you've watched a You Tube video on technical analysis or forex trading, you have probably seen one of the over 100 videos that he ...
Salisbury police arrest investment fraud fugitive John Knox Bridges
After a short standoff Saturday evening, Salisbury police arrested a man who fraudulently took more than $2.3 million from friends and charities through an investment scheme, Lt. Greg Beam said. John Knox Bridges, 52, had spent more than a day as a ...
Women-Owned Investment Firms Are Blowing Away The Competition
“Our report certainly displays the dichotomy facing women in the alternative investment industry,” said Kelly Easterling, principal-in-charge of Rothstein Kass' Walnut Creek office. “We definitely see increased demand for women-owned and -managed funds ...
Taxpayer-Funded Infrastructure Bank: The “Investment” Isn't Worth It
Bad ideas never seem to die. But the proposal to create a national infrastructure bank to federally fund transportation and infrastructure projects with taxpayer dollars is one such idea that President Obama and lawmakers in the 113th Congress should ...
GM will make biggest investment in years to upgrade Kansas plant
General Motors will invest $600 million in its Fairfax Assembly and Stamping Plant in Kansas City, Kan., to build a new paint facility and install a huge machine that will take raw metal and stamp structural reinforcements for vehicle body frames. The ...
Nevada fund makes first private equity investment
Nevada's first in-state private equity investment fund officially announced its first commitment – a $2 million investment in global sales force company Miller Heiman Inc. The investment was announced jointly by Nevada State Treasurer Kate Marshall and ...
CalPERS launches Sustainable Investment Research Initiative
CalPERS has launched the Sustainable Investment Research Initiative aimed at advancing the pension fund's understanding of the impact sustainability factors have on financial performance, confirmed Anne Simpson, CalPERS senior portfolio manager and ...
Job of the Week: Private Equity/Investment Funds Legal Counsel In Abu Dhabi
Our client is a high profile but discreet global investment house based in Abu Dhabi. With an extremely strong existing diet of deals and a very healthy pipeline, our client is now seeking to hire a number of additional lawyers for its established ...
A Better Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States
According to The Heritage Foundation's China Global Investment Tracker, Chinese non-bond investment in the U.S. set a record in 2012.[1] China has $3.3 trillion in foreign reserves and, like other fast-growing economies, wants to invest more here ...
Retired Jacksonville teachers, administrators targeted in investment scheme
Anderson Scott Hall, 48, is charged with 10 counts each of mail and wire fraud in the operation of a fraudulent investment scheme, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced in the unsealing of a federal indictment. According to the indictment, Hall is ...
Rasul, Pizarro, Purvis Pitch at Startup Summer Investment Panel Competition ...
Rasul, Pizarro, Purvis Pitch at Startup Summer Investment Panel Competition ...
Investment firm announces loan for purchase of Sofitel Miami
New York-based Torchlight Investors provided the buyer of the Sofitel Miami hotel with a $25 million in debt financing, the investment advisor said Monday. The firm provided the loan to real estate investment company Laurus Corporation for the hotel ...
Philanthropist's bold education investment pays off
A decade ago, a Michigan governor and a Detroit mayor conspired to spurn a $200 million investment from philanthropist Bob Thompson to build 15 public charter high schools in the city. He moved ahead anyway, so far spending $110 million to realize a ...
India cuts key interest rate to support investment, growth as economy struggles
NEW DELHI — India's central bank cut its key interest rate by a quarter percentage point to 7.75 percent Tuesday, aiming to boost flagging growth in Asia's third-largest economy. The Reserve Bank of India also lowered its cash reserve ratio for banks ...
Taiwan Boosts Limit on China Securities Investment to $1 Billion
Maximum inbound investment from China will be increased to $1 billion from $500 million, according to Huang Tien-mu, Taiwan's securities regulator. He spoke after a meeting yesterday between Guo Shuqing, chairman of the China Securities Regulatory ...
Eurozone: Household income and business investment rate fell
On 29 January, Eurostat announced that household real income per capita fell by 0.3 per cent in Eurozone while the business investment rate was down to 19.9 per cent. Household real income fell by 0.3 per cent during the third quarter of 2012, after a ...
India Agency Starts Scrutinizing Wal-Mart Responses in Investment Rules ...
India Agency Starts Scrutinizing Wal-Mart Responses in Investment Rules ...
Need A Better Investment Strategy? Listen To A Woman
Male hedge fund managers, watch out for your jobs: a new report from financial services firm Rothstein Kass has revealed that female hedge fund managers significantly outperform their male counterparts. In the third quarter of 2012, they scored a net ...
Investment Oligopolies Are Great: Why I Would Buy And Hold Praxair, Airgas ...
Investment Oligopolies Are Great: Why I Would Buy And Hold Praxair, Airgas ...
Gleacher to Leave His Investment Bank
Under Thomas Hughes, Gleacher & Company's chief executive, the investment bank has sold off businesses in an attempt to revive its flagging fortunes. In the fall, the firm explored a potential sale to a larger concern, Stifel Financial, but the talks ...
DAVE HART HAS AN EXCITING INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY HE'D LIKE TO ...
DAVE HART HAS AN EXCITING INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY HE'D LIKE TO ...
Sugar Land day trader accused of targeting his own community in investment ...
Sugar Land day trader accused of targeting his own community in investment ...
Brazil seeks stronger real to boost investment -govt sources
BRASILIA, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Brazilian policymakers have allowed the real to strengthen past the 2-per-dollar mark as part of a strategy to cheapen imported capital goods and boost much-needed investment in industry, a source at the Finance Ministry ...
Investment groups buy 18 Wendy's restaurants in $23.7 million deal - Las Vegas Review
Two real estate investment groups have purchased 18 Wendy's restaurants in Las Vegas for $23.7 million, continuing a trend of investments in single-tenant retail property with safe long-term returns. Cole Real Estate Investments purchased 10 of the ...
Investment broker settles bid-rigging charges for $250G
An investment broker has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle allegations it engaged in a pattern of bid-rigging with respect to presenting interest rates to municipal bond issuers in the state looking to reinvest bond proceeds, Attorney General Martha ...
Newport man guilty in investment schemes
A jury convicted a Newport Beach man this week of stealing $198,000 through various investment schemes, prosecutors said. Calvin James Calvin, 48, was found guilty Monday of seven felony counts of grand theft and four felony counts of using untrue ...
Virtus Investment Partners Announces Financial Results For the Fourth Quarter ...
Virtus Investment Partners Announces Financial Results For the Fourth Quarter ...
Internet pioneer investing $30m in DataGravity
DataGravity, a start-up based in Nashua making data crunching technology for smaller businesses, has raised $30 million from a team of venture capitalists that include Netscape cofounder Marc Andreessen. The size of the funding, as well as the cachet ...
Ask the Experts: What investment mix is best for retirement plan?
This week, Tony Bell of Bell & Co. Private Wealth Management in Sacramento, answers readers' investing questions. I am 69 and have $400,000 to set up a retirement plan for a monthly income of about $1,500. What bond funds, mutual funds and ETFs ...
Spending Money to Make Money
Paul Fain. An associate degree is typically a cost-effective investment, for both students and state governments, yet community colleges continue to draw the short straw during budget season. That's the bottom line of a newly released report from the ...
Chuck Jaffe: Investment strategy should suit your psyche
"The important thing is to find a process that works for you, and to recognize that no process works all the time," said Charles Rotblut, editor of AAII Journal, which uses a variety of different screens to produce different investment portfolios, each ...
Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners Plans to Raise 500m Euros
Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners is celebrating its 10th anniversary with plans to raise 500 million euros ($676.7 million) over the next 4 years and to increase assets under management to 1.3 billion euros. The firm currently manages 1 billion ...
Fantasy Sports Service, FanDuel, Secures $11 Million Investment; Includes ...
Fantasy Sports Service, FanDuel, Secures $11 Million Investment; Includes ...
Evercore Partners profit doubles on hefty investment banking fees
Jan 30 (Reuters) - Evercore Partners Inc's quarterly profit surged as it earned more fees from its investment banking business. The boutique investment bank's net income rose to $35.3 million, or 81 cents per share, for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 ...
Australian Resources Sector Nearing Investment Peak -Deloitte
"The mega-resources investment projects which accounted for much of Australian economic growth in recent years are hurtling towards a peak, likely in late 2013," the economics advisory firm said in a report. "That means Australia's main growth driver ...
'Sustainable' Investment Firm Has Its Work Cut Out
The Atlanta-based investment adviser often encounters prospects who are skeptical of its nontraditional approach. "It's a conservative area in some respects," Mr. Sadler explains."People here are charitable, they're generous, but they don't necessarily ...
Ashland commits to major investment in Ky. plant
Ashland commits to major investment in Ky. plant. Enlarge Image · Jim O'Brien, Ashland. Jim O'Brien, CEO of Ashland, said the project is an important part of the company's growth. Lisa Benson: Managing Editor- Business Courier: Email | Twitter. Ashland ...
Investment rate signals market downturn
In consideration of the macroeconomic conditions that exist, and with particular attention to the investment rate (see Stock traders Daily) -- which is the most accurate leading longer term stock market and economic indicator I have ever seen -- two ...
Europe's Fundamentals Sink Despite Investment Surge
But despite the injection of more than $135 billion in private investment towards the end of 2012, the latest economic indicators offer more cause for pessimism than optimism. The split between what financial markets and the economic fundamentals are ...
White Family plans $10M investment in Montgomery County
The investment will help position the White family – which owns auto dealerships in Ohio, South Dakota and Wyoming – for the future, particularly in Dayton, White believes. “We have decided to make a gigantous commitment to downtown Dayton, Ohio,” ...