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Investment firm BlackRock now owns 5.5 percent in Dallas-based Texas ...
Investment firm BlackRock now owns 5.5 percent in Dallas-based Texas ...
Panthers should make taxpayer investment worth the effort
From Frank Hill, a former chief of staff for Sen. Elizabeth Dole and director of The Institute for the Public Trust in Charlotte: Here's the question of the day: “Should the average taxpayer in these tough financial times be taxed to support the ...
Potash Corp. Investment Looks Less Fertile
The march of the Chinese meat eaters caused quite a scare seven or eight years ago. That wasn't the name of a horror flick—just the projection that rising wealth in emerging markets would put huge pressure on world grain supplies. An equivalent amount ...
Hostess Brands confirms investment firms' $410 million offer is lead bid for ...
Hostess Brands confirms investment firms' $410 million offer is lead bid for ...
China companies plan to step up Europe investment
Chinese companies plan to step up investment this year in Europe, which some see as more welcoming than the United States, a European business group said Thursday. The report by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China comes as Europe ...
Nomura's Profit Misses Estimates as Investment Banking Fees Drop
A rally in Japanese stocks has yet to feed into investment banking as Chief Executive Officer Koji Nagai tries to win back investors following last year's insider-trading scandal. Nagai has pledged to cut $1 billion of costs that swelled after the firm ...
Georgian Billionaire Premier Turns on Investment Charm
Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili is embarking on a charm offensive abroad as he turns the legal screws on his political enemies at home. Stung by American and European Union warnings over arrests of former officials following his upset ...
Spanish Current-Account Surplus Grows on Investment Inflows
In November, Spain registered the biggest foreign portfolio-investment inflow since March 2007 at 19.1 billion euros while direct investment was 1.8 billion euros, the Bank of Spain said. As Spanish bonds and stocks have rallied since July, when the ...
Annaly to Buy Rest of Crexus Investment for $872 Million
Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NLY), the largest real estate investment trust that buys mortgage debt, agreed to purchase the rest of Crexus Investment Corp. (CXS) for about $872 million to expand its commercial-property business. Annaly, which ...
Satellite TV Provider DirecTV Makes Strategic Investment In Video Ad Startup ...
Satellite TV Provider DirecTV Makes Strategic Investment In Video Ad Startup ...
General Electric Plans $1 Billion Investment in Nigerian Power
The investment is expected to create 2,300 jobs, “300 of which will be direct GE hires and the remaining 2,000 indirect jobs created through GE suppliers,” the company said in the statement. GE will produce power turbines for domestic use and export, ...
Three Investment Habits For A Healthier and Happier Retirement
Various pills When it comes to investing in retirement, your success is determined by what's left after subtracting your bad habits from your good ones. An important reality considering how much retirement has changed over the last few years. It used ...
Small Screens, Fast Growth
The potential profit justifies heavy investment. The proliferation of small screens was the biggest threat facing Facebook. But there increasingly are signs that it is turning this into an even bigger opportunity. Advertisers had been reluctant to ...
Investment Banks Face Challenges In 2013
You may be tempted to think that investment banking and asset management are great ways to invest in the market recovery. In fact, there is incredible competition between firms and regulatory pressure to restrict the business functions that the same ...
The investment tax plan: implications for lower rates on capital gains?
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) has proposed requiring most derivatives investors to pay tax on their annual returns even if they don't realize their gains by selling their securities. This proposal, which requires investors to ...
Goldman's Felton Quits as Investment Chief of $5 Billion Fund Group
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) told its asset management clients earlier this week that Gregg Felton, the chief investment officer of a $5 billion credit hedge fund group in its asset management division, is leaving the firm. Mr. Felton, 41 years old ...
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Nomura Targets Investment Banking Recovery on Japan Marke
Investment banking has been a weak link amid a revival in profit growth at Nomura after it lost some business managing bond and equity sales following last year's insider-trading scandal. The stock rebound, fueled by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts ...
An Unlikely Profitable Long-term Investment
With the portion of the world's population that is over 60 expected to reach 30% by 2025, compared to 20% in 2000, the investment idea here is the funeral services and cemetery companies! These opportunities pay reasonable dividends, and have the ...
Smart grid investment group powers up
A growing number of entrepreneurs will be vying for a pot of money set aside to seed startups that would take advantage of the state's yet-to-be-installed digital electricity grid. The Energy Foundry, a $22.5 million venture fund established under the ...
Temasek Says Chia to Take Over From Tan as Head of Investment
Effective today, Chia becomes head of the investment group in a change of title, while Tan, who was chief investment officer, assumes the role of head of portfolio and strategy group as well as head of portfolio management and head of strategy ...