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Apollo 4Q earnings rise on fees, investment gains
The company made money from selling off some of its stakes in Dutch manufacturer LyondellBasell and cable provider Charter Communications Inc. during the fourth quarter. Despite growth in fees to manage credit investment funds, profit in Apollo's ...
TEXT - Fitch affirms Schroder Investment Management Brasil
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) Feb 8 - Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'M2(bra)' National Asset Manager Rating for Schroder Investment Management Brasil S.A. DTVM S.A. (Schroder Brasil). The 'M2(bra)' category is assigned to ...
The 3 Secrets of Effective Time Investment
Saunders, “Time Coach” and author of the book, The Three Secrets to Effective Time Investment, recently joined me on the Excellence in Government Podcast to share tips she says all government executives should be employing to get the most out of their ...
Cayman Islands investment snags Jack Lew nomination
An investment Jack Lew made in the Cayman Islands has been flagged as an issue in the Treasury secretary nominee's vetting by the Senate Finance Committee, according to multiple sources close to the confirmation process. The White House says the ...
L3 Corporation Expands by Three – Forms L3 Investment Properties Team
L3 Corporation is proud to announce the formation of L3 Investment Properties specializing in triple net investments, shopping center sales and investment property acquisitions. The team will be led by industry veterans Gary Rosenbaum, Joe McClary and ...
Favorite Investment Ideas Heading Into February
Favorite Investment Ideas Heading Into February. comments, called-out. Comment Now. Follow Comments Following Comments Unfollow Comments. Comment Now. Follow Comments Following Comments Unfollow Comments. Japan, U.S. real estate and ...
Corcoran: Housing Still a Great Investment
Founder of the Corcoran Group Barbara always great to have you on the -- -- I -- -- talking about is comments from Yale economist Bob Shiller he says he can't think of your house is an investment he says there would be like. -- your car into the bride ...
Jack Lew's investment in Cayman Islands flagged by Senate Finance Committee
Lew himself isn't commenting, but a person familiar with Lew's investment told NBC News that Lew invested a total of $56,000 and sold it at a loss for $54,418 in November 2010 after being confirmed as director of the federal Office of Management and ...
In global economy, cities like San Jose look overseas for investment
In an era of high unemployment, sluggish economic growth in the United States and rising wealth in Asia, even Silicon Valley has to look abroad for investment. While the region remains a strong lure for foreign technology companies, government ...
Education spending not the smartest 'investment'
Education spending not the smartest 'investment'. Print Email. 2013-02-09T00:00:00Z Education spending not the smartest 'investment'Jonah Goldberg Tribune Media Services Arizona Daily Star. 6 hours ago • Jonah Goldberg Tribune Media Services ...
Rwanda Launches 'iguide' Investment Portal
VENTURES AFRICA- Rwanda has launched iguide, an investment portal that will attract and update potential investors on business opportunities in the country in a bid to encourage an investment-friendly climate in the country. iguide is an electronic ...
Profits and Business Investment
And another notes to myself post. Below are corporate profits (after tax and inventory valuation adjustment) and nonresidential fixed investment (roughly speaking, business investment), both measured as shares of GDP. These aren't exactly matched ...
Spain's "bad bank" rebuffs three investment funds
MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's so-called 'bad bank', Sareb, has rejected overtures from investment funds Cerebrus, Fortress and Centerbridge to enter into its capital because they were asking for advantages over other shareholders, a source with knowledge ...
Our Energy Investment Sinkhole Problem
These higher investment costs lead to higher end product costs of goods using these products. These higher costs eventually transfer to other products that most of us consider essential: food because it uses much oil in growing and transport ...
3 Investment Ideas from Bill Gross's February Outlook
PEBBLE BEACH, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Bill Gross tees off on the fourth hole at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am- Round Two at the Spyglass golf club on February 11, 2011 in Pebble Beach, California. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife) ...
Timbre App: How an odd investment process yields a promising partnership
The actual Shark Tank event turned out to be slightly surreal, starting with Dharmesh Shah using randrange ($20.000, $50.000) or similar to determine his exact investment in Jebbit ($29K) and Coachup ($28k) … and finishing with Dave Balter and I ...
Why education is a good investment
The rub is that one man's investment becomes another's reckless spending. The trade-offs might be clearer if we focused on return on investment and took a longer-term view. Except that ideology often trumps the evidence, especially in politics. (Think ...
Bolton: $1 billion public investment could transform Richland County
Richland County, SC — What kind of change could a $1 billion shot in the arm over a couple decades bring to a community? Richland County is on the verge of finding out. If you believe that a rising tide indeed lifts all boats, then the infusion of ...
Mitchell Schnurman: Why education is a good investment
A better-educated workforce means more jobs, higher incomes and a stronger economy. But many Texans would revolt at paying billions in additional school taxes, especially if the payoff is years away. A healthier population lives longer and spends less ...
Capital Coloured Diamonds Presented in Exclusive Investment Show
COM) Capital Coloured Diamonds, specialists in the procurement of investment quality natural fancy colored diamonds, was recently presented in an American Express show to their prestigious Black Card members. As the colored diamond market continues ...
Ford to offer $750000 match for dealer investment
Ford to offer $750,000 match for dealer investment. By Bernie Woodall. Published February 10, 2013. Reuters. ORLANDO – Ford Motor Co will offer dollar-for-dollar matching funds to its 3,100 U.S. dealers to upgrade their shops, from new construction to ...
Is Ford Still a Great Investment?
To a greater extent than its rivals, Ford (NYSE: F ) is more dependent on the European market and had been counting on the continent to further bolster its bottom line. Yet even a $732 million pre-tax loss fourth-quarter loss in the segment doesn't ...
Investment Trends Even out your investment portfolio with intrepid acquirers
It's not just about survival anymore. Many U.S. companies once again are looking to grow. With the presidential election decided, fiscal cliff concerns temporarily avoided, growth in the housing market, and consumer and corporate confidence rising, the ...
Investment industry needs more educational requirements
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When is insurance a good investment?
Dennis Miller is the author of “Retirement Reboot”, a book chronicling his own journey to save his retirement in a low yield, turbulent investing environment. He works with some of the country's top investment managers, authors and analysts to tackle ...
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G-30 Urges More Long-Term Investment
Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, the U.K. and the U.S. together spent $11.7 trillion in 2010 on long-term investment, a figure the G-30 said needs to rise to $18.8 trillion a year by 2020 if even moderate levels of economic growth ...
Miami hotel selling green cards, seeking EB5 investment visas
The Miami immigration lawyer specializes in arranging visas for wealthy foreign citizens under a special program that trades green cards for investment dollars. Businesses get the money and must use it to boost payroll. The minimum investment is $500 ...
Obama's hypocrisy on Jack Lew
Lew's defenders point out that his investment was “only” $56,000. Well, $56,000 may be a small amount in Washington and on Wall Street, but it is more than the annual income of the typical American family. They say that he sold his Cayman holdings for ...
Diageo To Complete $368.8m Investment In Nigeria
VENTURES AFRICA – Diageo, which brews Guinness in Nigeria, on Monday said it would complete its $368.8 million investment to expand its Nigerian operations by November this year. Reuters reported that this was aimed at boosting its beer production ...
Reuters – Georgia Aims to Boost Foreign Direct Investment
Georgia aims to double foreign direct investments to $2 billion this year, helped by a new sovereign wealth fund it is hiring international banks to promote, the fund's chief executive said on Monday, Reuters reported. The vehicle will succeed the ...
Increasing Opportunities for Chinese Direct Investment in US Clean Energy
One of our most promising opportunities for U.S.-China clean energy cooperation is inward Chinese direct investment. Many Chinese companies want to come to the United States, directly invest in this country, and create jobs here. That is exactly what ...
Do you need an investment adviser?
Do you need an investment adviser? By Walter Updegrave @Money February 11, 2013: 10:50 AM ET. Once you start living off your savings, high investment fees make it more likely you'll deplete your retirement stash. NEW YORK (Money Magazine) ...
UAE attracts $8 billion investment in 2012 after Arab Spring
DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates attracted about 30 billion dirhams ($8.2 billion) of direct foreign investment last year, the UAE's prime minister said on Monday. Large amounts of capital fled Egypt, Tunisia, Syria, Yemen and other Arab ...
Ingram's Investment Arm Leads $1M Funding For E-Book Gifting And Marketing ...
Ingram's Investment Arm Leads $1M Funding For E-Book Gifting And Marketing ...
Cash Dividend On The Way From Gladstone Investment Corp's Series A ...
Cash Dividend On The Way From Gladstone Investment Corp's Series A ...
2 appointed to Ga. workforce investment board
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed two business executives to serve as chairman and vice chairman of the State Workforce Investment Board. Wendell Dallas, vice president of operations at Atlanta Gas Light and Chattanooga gas has ...
Why We Need an Investment Budget
We need a public investment budget -- separate from the current expenditure budget -- that clarifies what we're investing in, and allows us to keep borrowing for such investments whenever the return justifies it. ROBERT B. REICH, Chancellor's Professor ...
Foreign-investment led projects blossom
EB-5 regional centers, which serve specific geographic markets, identify applicants with promising local developments and then market those projects to foreign investors by offering a temporary, two-year visa in exchange for investment. If EB-5 ...
BRIEF-Barclays says has already cut 1600 investment bank jobs
corporate and investment bank of 1,800 target * Barclays finance director says bank has had good January, encouraged by start. to the year across the bank * Barclays finance director says bank does not believe the risk of loss is. "probable" on civil ...
Childress Klein hires exec to lead investment management division
That's going to change. Childress Klein has formed a new investment management division and hired Clay Adams to lead the effort, which will focus on acquiring industrial, office and retail properties in the Southeast in partnership with institutional ...
Heathrow investment plan may lead to ticket price rise
Heathrow, which expects annual passenger numbers to rise to 72.6 million by 2019 from today's 70 million, said the investment would benefit passengers, despite a likely rise in ticket prices. "Heathrow faces stiff competition from other European hubs ...
Former investment advisor sentenced in $2M scheme
According to court documents, Wolfe's investment fraud scheme spanned from 2005 through 2011. Wolfe, who operated as an unlicensed investment advisor, admitted that he provided false and fraudulent investment return data to numerous investors and ...
O2 Investment Partners Buys Mercury Manufacturing
O2 Investment Partners, a private equity firm located in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., has acquired Mercury Manufacturing Co., a specialty valve manufacturer based in Wyandotte, Mich. Terms were not released. PRESS RELEASE Mercury Manufacturing Company ...
OfficeMax gets $129M in proceeds from investment
Naperville-based OfficeMax said Tuesday that it will receive about $129 million in cash proceeds from its investment in Boise Cascade Holdings LLC. OfficeMax has a minority stake in the maker of plywood and other building materials, which went public ...
Barclays Pays Annual Bonuses of $84439 to Investment Bankers
Investment banking will remain a “sizable part” of Britain's second-largest bank by assets, Chief Executive Officer Antony Jenkins, 51, told Bloomberg Television's Francine Lacqua in an interview today. During a six month strategic review the lender ...
Why we need an investment budget
A pothole in the middle of the road remains unfilled in Mt. Sterling, Ohio. Studies show a public return on infrastructure investment to average $1.92 for every public dollar invested, Reich writes. Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor ...
Obama investment agenda: what's already being done? What new could be done?
By Tom Curry, National Affairs Writer, NBC News. Previewing President Barack Obama's Tuesday night State of the Union speech, a White House official said the president will propose ideas for sparking economic growth “by investing in manufacturing ...
SoftBank's Matt Krna Talks VC Investment Theses And Managing IPOs
SoftBank Capital, the New York-based venture arm of Japanese telecom giant SoftBank, announced a new $250 million growth-stage fund last week. During an hour-long discussion with SoftBank principal Matt Krna, we meandered into a number of different ...
Our Best Investment Idea For 2013: Gramercy Capital, Part II
Each year, we present our best investment ideas. Last year, we discussed Ocean Shore Holding (OSHC), while this year we presented Gramercy Capital (GKK) in December and discussed it on Bloomberg TV in January. We have publicly filed positions in ...