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Eden Hazard: Is He Delivering Value on Chelsea's £32 Million Investment?
Eden Hazard was one of the hottest transfer targets in the summer 2012 window. Attracting attention from Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain among others, it was a former Blues player who helped to persuade him to join ...
Top 9 Advantages of Investment Crowdfunding
With investment crowdfunding, each platform should have a sizable pool of accredited investors already lined up and ready to invest. While the process still expects you to reach out to your own networks, your raise is now viewable to potentially tens ...
LivingSocial Lands $110 Million Investment
In the memo, obtained by the Post, LivingSocial CEO Tim O'Shaughnessy calls the investment "a tremendous vote of confidence in our business." While the memo suggests the cash comes from current investors in the coupon and events company, it's not ...
Investment Style Rankings For ETFs And Mutual Funds
None of the fund styles earn a rating better than Neutral. See Figure 1 for my rankings on all twelve investment styles. My style ratings are based on the aggregation of my fund ratings for every ETF and mutual fund in each style. Investors looking for ...
NY Times Co. hires investment banker to find a buyer for The Boston Globe
The New York Times Co. said Wednesday that it plans to sell the New England Media Group, including The Boston Globe and its related online properties, and has hired an investment banker to find a buyer. The Times Co. has hired Evercore Group, a New ...
Westshore Terminals Investment Corp. is Now Oversold
In trading on Wednesday, shares of Westshore Terminals Investment Corp. (Toronto: WTE) entered into oversold territory, hitting an RSI reading of 29.3, after changing hands as low as $26.27 per share. By comparison, the current RSI reading of the S&P ...
Drawbridge Raises $14 Million VC Investment for Cross-Device Ad Tracking
Drawbridge, a San Mateo, Calif.-based startup that tracks users across devices, closed a $14 million series B funding round on Thursday. Northgate Capital led the investment round and was joined by existing investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers ...
Martin Zweig, famed Wall Street investment guru, dead at 70
WASHINGTON, February 20, 2013 – Wall Street legend Martin Zweig, who gained national fame for his televised prediction of a market crash just before Black Monday in 1987, has passed away according to word from his New York-based firm, ...
IBM CEO Rometty to Double Investment in Mobile Technologies
International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), the world's biggest computer-services provider, will double its investment in mobile technology this year, not including acquisitions it could make in the industry. Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty will ...
Pinterest Valued at $2.5 Billion Following Investment by Valiant
The investment makes Pinterest one of the most valuable venture-backed Internet companies. Twitter Inc., the microblogging service, was valued at about $9 billion after early employees sold shares to a fund managed by BlackRock Inc., three people with ...
Facebook Co-Founder: More Investment Opportunities in Asia
SINGAPORE–Facebook Inc. co-founder Eduardo Saverin said he sees greater investment opportunities in Asia, especially in areas such as mobile. “The exponential growth in mobile technology” in Asia is creating investment opportunities, Mr. Saverin said ...
Your Greatest Investment: You
"What is the greatest investment you can ever make?" The answer, as some of you may have already guessed, is the YOU Fund . How do you start investing in yourself? It's a simple question that requires a complex array of answers. My goal with this ...
Jolla gains new investment
China Fortune Holding is set to take a 6.25 per cent stake in Jolla, the company behind the Sailfish device platform. Jolla, which is building its platform using technology evolved from the MeeGo platform abandoned by Nokia, has previously indicated ...
Carlyle Group's profit drops, has investment loss
Separately, in November, it unveiled the first investment of its new Sub-Saharan Africa Fund, one of many looking for capital and deals on the continent. Carlyle's foray into Africa represents one of the continent's bigger private-equity investments in ...
Microsoft and Apple continue to grow datacenter investment
Apple gets the lion's share of notice, but Microsoft continues to invest in datacenter expansion, as evidenced by a recent vote by the Laramie (Wyoming) County Commission to apply for a $2.3 million grant from the Wyoming Business Council, for the ...
Gerdau cuts 5-year investment plan, misses profit view
SAO PAULO, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Gerdau SA cut its five-year investment plan by 17 percent, as the world's No. 2 maker of steel for builders faces global economic uncertainty and slumping profits. Planned capital expenditures for its steel and mining ...
State investment board admits alternative energy not a good investment
Our new “green governor,” Jay Inslee, has been raising hopes that Washington will be “the spot, right here, where an international revolution is going to begin in how we power our economy.” That revolution is “alternate energy,” including biodiesel ...
Investment taxes: How do they work?
Investment taxes can be a bit difficult to swallow at times, but there are a few rules you can follow to make things easier for you. My first suggestion is to use a solid tax preparation software package when you do your income taxes. A good software ...
UAE Etihad's pause highlights India investment risk
A senior Indian government source told Reuters Etihad was concerned about potential "legal" issues relating to the investment and the two airlines were working to resolve them. The source said Etihad's board did not want to replicate the "troubles ...
France Said to Consider Alcatel Investment Among Options
The French government is weighing options including an investment in Alcatel-Lucent SA (ALU) as it looks to protect the unprofitable network equipment maker's patents, people with knowledge of the deliberations said. Taking a minority stake in ...
Is an MBA a worthwhile investment when founding a startup?
The inherent risks of building a startup company from scratch could drive some budding entrepreneurs to pursue an MBA as a means of offsetting at least some of the said risks. But ironically enough, even the decision to pursue an MBA can itself become ...
Goldman Names Robinson Administration Chief for Investment Bank
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) appointed Samuel Robinson chief administrative officer and head of strategy for the investment-banking division, according to a memo to employees. Robinson will help develop and execute the business's strategy and focus ...
Honda goes solar with $65 million investment
The goal of Honda's new partnership with SolarCity is to make energy from the sun less costly than utility-supplied power, according to the carmaker – which has set up a $65 million investment fund to back the project. "We believe Honda and Acura ...
Ecuador's Correa plans no sweeping reforms, wants investment
Milan Fashion Week. Backstage and collection highlights. Slideshow. Sponsored Links. Ecuador's Correa plans no sweeping reforms, wants investment. Tweet · Share this · Email · Print. Related News. Maduro could run Venezuela if Chavez resigned: Correa ...
Gazprom Sets Investment Terms for Vladivostok LNG Facility
MOSCOW--OAO Gazprom has finalized investment terms for a natural-gas liquefaction facility on Russia's Pacific Coast as the state-owned company seeks to boost shipments to Asia amid falling demand and regulatory strife in Europe. The move comes one ...
Ashland pushes closer to investment-grade with new bonds
"They're on the path to being investment-grade, so this is very positive for the company," said one high-yield bond investor. S&P and Moody's downgraded Ashland to junk in mid-2005. Pricing the bond sale via Citi, BofA Merrill, Deutsche Bank, Scotia ...
NASA announces new 'space tech' investment division
NASA has in recent months put more emphasis on the commercial space sector, namely by funding SpaceX's Dragon flights to the International Space Station, but the agency is looking further outside of its walls to develop the next generation of ...
Renesas OKs consortium's investment: report
TOKYO--Shareholders of struggling chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp. on Friday approved a Y150 billion investment plan from a Japanese government-backed fund and eight private-sector firms to accelerate restructuring measures, Kyodo News reported ...
German Fourth-Quarter Slump Caused by Export, Investment Decline
Germany's economic contraction in the fourth quarter was driven by a drop in exports and investment as the sovereign debt crisis damped euro-area demand, a breakdown of the data shows. Exports fell 2 percent from the third quarter and company ...
Cintrifuse considers Cincinnati-based Allos Ventures for investment
Allos II recently closed at $40 million. But McIlwraith said Cintrifuse asked Allos Ventures and its limited partners for a 90-day extension. That extension, McIlwraith said, will give Cintrifuse time to evaluate whether an investment in Allos Ventures ...
Turkey Said to Hire Raiffeisen Investment for Ports Sale
The Turkish agency in charge of selling state assets hired Raiffeisen Investment, a unit of Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI), to manage the sale of eight ports owned by state railways and maritime authorities, two people with knowledge of the ...
Actinobac Biomed Seals $100K Seed Investment
Actinobac Biomed, Inc., has received a commitment for a second investment of $100,000 from Foundation Venture Capital Group (FVCG) to study the efficacy of the company's lead product, Leukothera�, in the treatment of veterinary white blood cell ...
Investment firm agrees to pay NM $24 M
A Chicago investment firm has agreed to pay the State Investment Council and New Mexico's teacher pension fund more than $24 million for participating in a pay-to-play scheme to obtain state business during Gov. Bill Richardson's term, according to the ...
GE's big investment in an emerging market
GE has seen success investing in emerging markets. Last year it brought in 11 percent revenue from emerging markets. GE has seen double digit revenue in Indonesia, specifically, over the last few years. Total investment in Indonesia has now exceeded $1 ...
Turkey seeks to boost healthcare with new investment rules
New rules aim to cut red tape, boost investment. * Healthcare, education eyed by private equity investors. * New city hospitals in the pipeline. By Ozge Ozbilgin. ANKARA, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Turkey has passed new regulations aimed at making private ...
Preferred Stock: A Smarter Investment Alternative?
Once a widely used part of many companies' capital structures, preferred stock has become little more than an afterthought in most investors' minds. Yet recently, the search for higher yields has led to renewed interest in preferred stock, and with ...
INVESTMENT FOCUS-Persistent lure of 'safety' over returns
In several deep-dive studies into decades of investment returns, few doubt the relative return picture. Over 5, 10 or even 30 years, the chance of losing money by remaining in Treasuries, bunds or gilts - which have historically low yields even as ...
Airport investment study tackles funding options
An airport investment study, once in the legislative arena, has moved to an agency-initiated study. The Washington State Department of Transportation will spearhead the study, which will evaluate the need for preservation and safety projects at the ...
Alcoa: A Great Long-Term Investment
From the overview, the company seems like a great investment. It is a multi-billion dollar juggernaut consistently generating billions of dollars worth of revenue and has global outreach. The portfolio is diverse within the aluminum industry, but not ...
All Talk: The SEC's Broken Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisor Examination ...
All Talk: The SEC's Broken Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisor Examination ...
Alexander Semin proving to be wise investment for Hurricanes
Teams were not only afraid to make any sort of investment in him, few seemed to show any real interest in even potentially signing him. Words like "enigma" and "coach killer" and "lazy" were thrown around by analysts. The TSN crew absolutely destroyed ...
Cogent Research: Many consumers use social media to help make investment ...
Cogent Research: Many consumers use social media to help make investment ...
AT&T's wireless investment here lauded by Chamber
AT&T recently launched Project Velocity IP, a three-year investment initiative to expand and enhance its wireless and wired IP broadband networks. The company hopes to cover about 75 percent of its customer locations in its wired service and reach one ...
Diamonds are not a jewel of an investment
“Diamonds as an investment almost always fail,” Neil says. The cost -- and appraisal value -- of a piece of jewelry isn't just the value of the diamond plus the value of the gold or platinum. You're also paying for the cost of making the piece, and ...
New Mexico nets settlement in investment scandal
If approved by a court, the settlement announced Friday would provide the State Investment Council with $20 million and the teacher pension fund with $4.25 million. The settlement to be paid by Vanderbilt heads off possible litigation based on a state ...
Medical research, comparative-effectiveness studies deserve investment
The same is true for other sectors where sustained investment is imperative. They include public safety and education. And healthcare research. According to Research America, a not-for-profit organization that advocates for medical research, funding ...
Man pleads guilty to jewelry investment scheme
A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to running what prosecutors say was a Ponzi scheme involving nonexistent wholesale jewelry transactions. Thirty-four-year-old Matthew James Addy of Lancaster, Pa., pleaded guilty to securities fraud charges on ...
Protecting the elderly from investment fraud
Money Watch, a personal finance column that runs every Saturday, features a financial planner from the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors answering reader questions about saving, protecting and growing your money. To submit a question, ...
Geisinger's investment in city producing healthy dividends
A year ago, Geisinger pledged to bring a new model of health care to Scranton, a model that contributes to the quality of care in the region; supports physician partnerships; and increases local access to specialists and subspecialists. I am proud to ...
Nigeria, Brazil Sign Agreement to Boost Trade, Investment
Nigeria, Brazil Sign Agreement to Boost Trade, Investment. By Matthew Malinowski & Elisha Bala-Gbogbo - 2013-02-23T18:10:22Z. Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PETR4) expects to expand oil production in Nigeria as the Rio de Janeiro-based company looks to ...