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Walker announces state's investment in local rail line
Money for freight rail is part of a $6.4 billion investment in transportation included Walker's budget, to be unveiled Wednesday. Rather than increase the gas tax or vehicle registration fees, the governor opted to use money from the state's general ...
Don't Let Dividend-Yield Drive Your Investment Decision
With interest-rates at generational lows, many investors are motivated if not desperate to find alternatives to bonds. While equities can be a great income-generation alternative, investors can take on more risk than they realize by chasing yield. When ...
Ernst: North Port springs a worthy investment
Ernst: North Port springs a worthy investment. By Eric Ernst. Published: Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 5:20 p.m.. Last Modified: Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 5:20 p.m.. If we could go back 100 years and make a list of all the features of Sarasota ...
DeMarrais: Seeking safe investment alternatives
But that has its problems as well, says Charles Lieberman, chief investment officer at Hasbrouck Heights-based Advisors Capital Management. "Many investors remain in cash, earning nothing, out of fear that the rally in the stock market may be ...
Do your homework on recommended investment products
The Plaintiffs allege that the firm's proprietary funds were selected as investment options in the plan even though these funds had little or no track record, underperformed, and had higher expenses than similar funds. The lawsuit alleges that by using ...
Money Power: 401(k) investment choices numerous
... stocks and 50 percent bonds." Still can't put together your own portfolio? Go with a target-date fund. Target-date funds have become the investment of choice not only for employers as a default but also for experienced investors who like the ...
New Investment Platform Shekra Supports Startups in Egypt
The platform was launched in Cairo last November by seven founders who come from backgrounds in technology, aviation, investment and banking, who have pooled their resources to support Egyptian startups. The platform works by asking its network of ...
Intel Israel more than doubles exports, mulls new investment
Fassberg said upgrading the existing Fab 28 plant in Israel would require a lower investment than building a new plant but would still involve several billion dollars. Intel Israel has in the past received government grants to help with the costs of ...
Ghana an Investment Growth Paradise
The Economist once labelled Africa “The Hopeless Continent.” In a U-turn it then granted Africa the label “Hopeful Continent.” Ghana is now the fastest-growing economy on the “Hopeful Continent.” More and more, the prospects for African countries are ...
Our Voice: Red Mountain interchange smart investment for Washington, Mid ...
Our Voice: Red Mountain interchange smart investment for Washington, Mid ...
Stop talking about preschool 'return on investment'
The implication of saying that preschool has a higher return on investment than the stock market is that a state could take its pension fund out of its current investments and use that money to finance a preschool expansion and come out ahead of the ...
Investment Trends Portfolio manager goes for Amazon-proof retail stocks
"When you buy a retail stock right now, you had better know whether Amazon is planning to get into that market," said Erickson, who is chief investment officer and a senior portfolio manager at Holt-Smith Advisors Inc. in Madison. Amazon is taking over ...
Editorial: End the delays in transit investment
Still, the annual event came amid signs that an emerging consensus might speed up long-delayed transit investment. One was the setting for the council's meeting -- St. Paul's beautifully refurbished Union Depot, which next year will service the newly ...
China's 360Buy picks up $400m Series D funding led by Twitter investor ...
China's 360Buy picks up $400m Series D funding led by Twitter investor ...
Ecuador's Correa in re-election triumph, eyes investment for growth
QUITO (Reuters) - Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa reveled in a sweeping re-election victory that allows him to deepen his socialist revolution even as he seeks to woo foreign investment in the resource-wealthy Andean nation. The pugnacious ...
RPT-INVESTMENT FOCUS-Awaiting proof of the "Great Rotation"
By Mike Dolan LONDON, Feb 15 (Reuters) - The jury's out on the big investment theme of 2013 - the so-called "Great Rotation" out of expensive bonds back into undervalued equity - and don't hold your breath for a verdict any time soon. Only six weeks ...
Bashir discusses investment difficulties with Zain Telecom directors
Bashir discusses investment difficulties with Zain Telecom directors. Article; Comments (1). Email · Print · pdf Save. separation. increase. decrease. separation. February 18, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir met on ...
Finding Investment Opportunities in a Tough Market
It's a tough time to invest, but a few opportunities are scattered around the world, from select Chinese shares to German auto makers, says Goldman Sachs . Jiming Ha, vice chairman and chief investment strategist for China at Goldman's investment ...
British leader calls on India to ease investment
MUMBAI, India (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron has called on India to further open up to foreign investment and loosen regulations that hamper businesses. Cameron led a delegation of more than 100 British business leaders and spoke Monday ...
Mondelez: An Investment For The Long Term
Mondelez: An Investment For The Long Term. February 18, 2013 by: Equity Watch | about: MDLZ. Mondelez International's (MDLZ) recently announced 4Q'12 earnings show that the company failed to live up to analysts' expectations. Earnings per share [EPS] ...
Research and Markets: Greece Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities ...
Research and Markets: Greece Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities ...
Return On Investment: What's Your Break-Even?
Return on investment (ROI). From an IPED perspective, ROI is one of the most often missed components of a recruitment presentation when vendors recruit solution providers. Vendor recruitment of solution providers typically takes two forms-primarily, ...
Time Investment Means More To Your Portfolio's Performance Than Capital ...
Time Investment Means More To Your Portfolio's Performance Than Capital ...
DEO reaches settlement with Black Business Investment Fund
The Black Business Investment Fund of Central Florida reached a settlement with the Department of Economic Opportunity late last week, putting to rest months of legal haggling over the group's certification. Last year, DEO rejected BBIF's application ...
Chinese car companies likely Fisker Automotive investment partners
Fisker Automotive Inc. has what it is calling “detailed proposals” from several investment partners that could save the maker of expensive hybrid sports cars. The Anaheim company behind the $110,000 Karma plug-in hybrid sports car has previously said ...
Ally Bank to Sell Correspondent-Lending Business to Walter Investment
Ally Financial Inc. said Monday it reached a deal to sell its bank's business-lending operations to Walter Investment Management Corp. (WAC) as it continues to shed noncore assets. The unit being sold purchases home loans originated through ...
Apple supplier LG Display makes huge investment in OLED screens
Apple supplier LG Display makes huge investment in OLED screens. by Steven Sande Feb 18th 2013 at 4:00PM. Apple supplier LG Display makes huge investment in OLED screens. Don't read anything into this, but Apple supplier LG Display is investing ...
Investment Strategies to Reduce Your Tax Burden
It may be Washington's birthday today but you can still be looking to give yourself a little present that will save you Benjamin's one analyst has a fund picking strategy. That could put more returns into your pocket and out of the hands of Uncle Sam ...
Foxconn to focus investment in Taiwan in 2013
Foxconn will focus its investment in its home market in Taiwan, including cities such as New Taipei, Taichung and Kaohsiung, as well as nuturing talent there during 2013. taipei-taiwan-asia Foxconn will be focusing investments in its home market Taiwan ...
Anonymous OpLastResort hacks investment firm, cites Stratfor ties
The Anonymous Operation Last Resort campaign returned Monday to leak crucial files from an investment banking firm and a state.gov database "for Aaron Swartz." The OpLastResort Twitter account announced its hack, defacement and data exposure of an ...
Survey index of German investment professionals rises for third month in a row
FRANKFURT, Germany – Investment professionals' optimism about the German economy rose in February in another sign that the country may avoid a recession. The ZEW institute survey out Tuesday rose to 48.2 from a 31.5 figure in January. It was the third ...
UPDATE 1-Qatar Holding to launch new $12 bln investment firm
DOHA Feb 19 (Reuters) - Qatar Holding, a unit of the Gulf Arab state's sovereign wealth fund, will launch a new investment firm worth $12 billion to purchase assets globally, a top official said on Tuesday. Qatar Holding vice-chairman, Hussain al ...
MOVES-BofA Merrill Lynch, Lasalle Investment, Arle Capital Partners
BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH. The bank named Joaquin Arenas as country executive and head of corporate & investment banking for Spain and Portugal. Arenas joins from Morgan Stanley, where he had been the head of investment banking for ...
Study: NC green-energy investment $1.4B
Investment in renewable energy and efficiency grew 13-fold in North Carolina between 2007 and 2012, totaling $1.4 billion in that period, says an analysis commissioned by the N.C. Sustainable Energy Association. Overall, it said, the state policies ...
Orioles' investment in Darren O'Day about more than numbers
As Darren O'Day spoke to the media on Monday about his new two-year deal, Orioles pitching coach Rick Adair and bullpen coach Bill Castro beamed from the back row. Coaches aren't ones to sit in on news conferences often, but it showed how coveted the ...
BP, Reliance Industries Plan $5 Billion Investment in India Gas Block
BP PLC (BP) and Reliance Industries Ltd. (500325.BY) plan to jointly invest more than $5 billion in the next three-five years to boost gas output in a block off India's east coast, the companies said Tuesday. Reliance is struggling with declining ...
Women: The World's Best Investment
Content Section. Women: The World's Best Investment. by A Daily Beast Sponsor Feb 19, 2013 9:00 AM EST. Like · Tweet. By Rebecca Webber. Imagine if you were told that you couldn't go to school after the sixth grade. That your opinion didn't count. Or ...
BioGenerator's investment means Tansna Therapeutics will move to St. Louis
BioGenerator, the non-profit venture development organization of BioSTL, has closed on an investment of its pre-seed Spark Fund in Iowa-based Tansna Therapeutics, an epilepsy drug development company that will move to St. Louis, officials announced ...
Qatar Is About To Launch A Powerful Sovereign Investment Firm On The World
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar will create a new $12 billion investment firm, backed by blue-chip assets from its sovereign wealth fund, and list it on the local stock exchange, its main institutional backer said on Tuesday. Qatar Holding - the investment arm ...
Bank of Montreal Lays Off Four Fertilizer Investment Bankers-Source
TORONTO--BMO Capital Markets has laid off four investment bankers in its fertilizer group, a person familiar with the departures said, after the bank folded this practice into its larger metals and mining group. A spokeswoman for the Bank of Montreal ...
Anonymous hacked US State Dept, investment firm in homage to Aaron Swartz ...
Anonymous hacked US State Dept, investment firm in homage to Aaron Swartz ...
Pre-K Education For All: The Right Investment?
The proposals have some wondering where these investment dollars going to come from and whether or not early childhood education is the right investment for the country during this time of economic uneasiness. Others are concerned about the very ...
H&R Real Estate Investment Trust Becomes Oversold
In trading on Tuesday, shares of H&R Real Estate Investment Trust (Toronto: HR-UN) entered into oversold territory, hitting an RSI reading of 27.5, after changing hands as low as $22.45 per share. By comparison, the current RSI reading of the S&P/TSX ...
China's Foreign Direct Investment Declines for Eighth Month
China's foreign direct investment fell for an eighth month in January, a sign that the recovery in the world's second-largest economy has yet to revive confidence among overseas companies. Inbound investment dropped 7.3 percent from a year earlier to ...
Top Ten Colleges With The Best Return On Your Investment
Payscale.com has released their annual 2012 ROI Rankings of the 850 colleges with the best return on investment based on the sticker price you pay to attend versus what you get back in lifetime earnings (over 30 years). The top ten colleges on Payscale ...
SolarCity, Honda Establish $65 Million Project Investment Fund
SolarCity, Honda Establish $65 Million Project Investment Fund. By Christopher Martin & Justin Doom - 2013-02-20T04:00:00Z. SolarCity Corp., the solar-power provider led by billionaire Elon Musk, is partnering with Honda Motor Co. to finance $65 ...
UPDATE 2-British insurer RSA cuts dividend as investment sags
LONDON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - RSA, Britain's biggest business insurer, unexpectedly cut its dividend by a fifth after weak investment returns, sending its shares sharply lower. Shareholders in RSA, best known in Britain for its More Than home and motor ...
Condé Nast Reveals Investment In Jewellery Startup, As Media Scrambles For ...
Condé Nast Reveals Investment In Jewellery Startup, As Media Scrambles For ...
Qatar to launch $12 billion sovereign investment firm
Qatar will create a new $12 billion investment firm, backed by blue-chip assets from its sovereign wealth fund, and list it on the local stock exchange, its main institutional backer said on Tuesday. Qatar Holding - the investment arm of the Qatari ...
Report: Michigan residents favor public investment -- not tax cuts -- to ...
Report: Michigan residents favor public investment -- not tax cuts -- to ...