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Dubai Investment Bank Arqaam Expansion Push Targets Asia, Africa
Arqaam Capital Ltd., a Dubai-based investment bank that acquired financial companies in Libya and Egypt in 2012, may expand in South East Asia and Africa in the coming year as demand for emerging-market assets spurs revenue. “Global institutions of ...
Slow return for FAU on Scripps investment
Florida Atlantic University made a big investment to bring The Scripps Research Institute to its Jupiter campus, but the returns appear to have been slow to come. There has been only one major joint research project since Scripps arrived in 2004 ...
Serengeti Businessman Eyes Agro-Investment
The intended investment, by the investor, is strategically taking place in the area bordering several tourist lodges located in western Serengeti. Mr Mathayo, who also served as Member of Parliament for Musoma urban from 2005-2010 on CCM ticket, is ...
New fund makes first local entrepreneurial investment
New fund makes first local entrepreneurial investment. By LAURA URSENY-Staff Writerchicoer.com. Posted: 02/24/2013 12:00:00 AM PST. CHICO -- A young entrepreneur in Chico has gotten a thumbs-up from a new fund designed to bestow a free financial ...
Doug Stites: Veterans are a smart investment
It's a smart investment of talent in this community and a smart business decision. We're still terrible at hiring veterans, but it's time we recognize the skills and motivation they have to continue to do what's become second nature to them: serving ...
China to relax rules on foreign investment under RQFII: Xinhua
The new rule, which will be implemented soon, will allow more institutional investors to join the scheme, which is currently limited to securities brokerages and investment funds, Xinhua said, without naming a date. China introduced the RQFII scheme ...
AT&T's wireless investment here lauded
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 1 ...
DA Welcomes Investment in OBP
The Democratic Alliance has made constant calls for greater investment into OBP by the agriculture department. We are therefore pleased at this step in the right direction, which will help to safeguard the agriculture sector against job losses that ...
Banco do Brasil Targets Investment Banking
SAO PAULO—State-run Banco do Brasil SA, Latin America's largest bank by assets, plans to create an investment-banking arm to diversify revenue streams and expand aggressively into Brazil's vibrant capital markets, Banco do Brasil Chief Executive ...
Investment Trends Analyst expects Mondelez stock to rise
Those companies likely will have a strong global dimension, said Jon Beadell, research analyst and portfolio manager of A.D. Beadell Investment Counsel Inc. in Mequon. The world's population is expected to rise to 9 billion by 2050 from 7 billion now ...
Sharp Drops as Hon Hai Investment Prospects Fade: Tokyo Mover
(6753) fell the most in two months in Tokyo trading as two people familiar with investment talks between the company and Foxconn Technology Group said discussions will probably end March 26 without an agreement. The Japanese television maker, which ...
China Venture Capital Investment Continues Decline In Fourth Quarter
HONG KONG, Feb. 24, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ -- Venture capital investment in mainland China experienced a decline during the fourth quarter, with companies raising $854 million, a drop of 42% from the same period a year ago, according to Dow Jones ...
RBS Plans To Sell Investment-Bank Assets
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (RBS.LN) is planning to reduce the size of its investment banking arm through assets sales worth as much as £30 billion ($45.5 billion), or 10% of its current size, as the partly state-owned bank tries to head ...
Communication laws need update: bill spurs innovation, investment
Senate Bill 88 is simply a long-overdue update to existing statutes that will clear the way for more investment in the kinds of technologies and networks that Kentucky needs and people are using. This year the Kentucky General Assembly has another ...
China Investment Delay Spurs Greenland Independence Calls
China Investment Delay Spurs Greenland Independence Calls. By Peter Levring & Mikael Holter - 2013-02-24T23:01:01Z. Chinese interest in Greenland's mineral wealth is reigniting the Arctic island's campaign to sever ties with Denmark after almost 200 ...
RPT-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 ...
What Investment Are You Willing to Make to Get Your Dream Job?
Dr. Hayley Schafer examines Cabo, who is owned by Brittany LaMarche and her son Joshua Lott for The New York Times Dr. Hayley Schafer examines Cabo, who is owned by Brittany LaMarche and her son Gage, at Caring Hearts Animal Clinic in Gilbert, ...
Daily Report: Barnes & Noble Weighs Its E-Reader Investment
In Monday's New York Times, Leslie Kaufman reports on the outlook for Barnes & Noble's Nook Media division, which includes sales of e-books and devices. Earlier this month, Barnes & Noble, the nation's largest book chain, warned that when it reports ...
Tax Breaks Spur Record UK Oil, Gas Investment
"This year and next we expect record levels of investment and that's a relief when you look at how much production has fallen. It will be a catch-up from a long period of underinvestment," said Mike Tholen, Oil & Gas U.K. economics and commercial ...
First Round Expands $500K Student-Run Investment Arm, Dorm Room Fund, To ...
First Round Expands $500K Student-Run Investment Arm, Dorm Room Fund, To ...
Morgan Stanley's Head of Alternative Investment Partners Unit to Leave Firm ...
Morgan Stanley's Head of Alternative Investment Partners Unit to Leave Firm ...
Revel's creditors include banks, investment funds: report - The Star-Ledger
Some 20 banks and investment funds have been identified as potential creditors of Revel and they could end owning a slice of the troubled Atlantic City casino and hotel once it emerges from a pending bankruptcy restructuring. These entities include ...
Warby Parker Grabs New Investment From American Express & J. Crew CEO ...
Warby Parker Grabs New Investment From American Express & J. Crew CEO ...
Investment Adviser: Boehner Told Me Obama Has 'Balls Made Out of ...
Investment Adviser: Boehner Told Me Obama Has 'Balls Made Out of ...
AT&T reports $175 million investment in Knoxville area is paying off
AT&T said in a press release Monday its investment of more than $175 million in the Knoxville area was well worth the cost. The phone service provider said the majority of its investment went towards its wireless and wireline networks. According to AT ...
Is Public Preschool a Smart Investment?
Mandel Ngan/Agence France-Presse, via Getty Images In 2011, President Obama visited this Head Start classroom in Pennsylvania. In his State of the Union address this month, President Obama said he wanted to “make high-quality preschool available to ...
Mexico Reverses Foreign Investment Flows
After decades of depending on inflows of foreign capital to develop its economy, Mexico turned a corner and become a net exporter of direct investment capital in 2012, according to a report released Monday. Mexico's central bank said that Mexican ...
Arsenal Supporters Trust urges investment to bolster squad
But the football decisions made on player investment, player selection and player wage levels are not delivering a more competitive team. "The AST believes the club are financially well set to improve on the decline of the last few seasons. The ...
Mismeasurement of Federal Spending, Investment and Saving
In fact, much of it consists of investment. According to the 2013 budget (see Section 21, Page 356), the federal government will invest $550 billion this year in physical capital (buildings, equipment), research and development and human capital ...
What NJ needs: Investment and jobs: Opinion - The Star-Ledger
The merger and bond issue should be seen as a first step in New Jersey's catch-up to states competing for high-value-added jobs. The challenge is to redirect public conversation to recognize the centrality of investment. Because the payoff isn't ...
Women and the investment gap
Risi also says that, rather than thinking of investment portfolios in terms of comparative performance, women relate more concretely to how their investments will help them achieve long-term financial goals, like saving for a college fund or preparing ...
NY Times ups investment in conferences
The New York Times is increasing its investment in the events and conferences business, according to an internal memo sent to POLITICO. The Times has named former Times Magazine editor Gerry Marzorati as general manager and editorial director of the ...
Expect Sixers to maintain investment in Bynum; more mail
As long as the Sixers believe Bynum can salvage his career, then it makes sense for them to maintain their investment in him. "But if they don't sign him," the rival executive said, "then we'd all better run the other direction. Because they'll know ...
Alwaleed's Kingdom Shuns Investment Banks as It Hunts for Deals
“We do not wait for an investment bank to come and say 'this is a group of companies and we think that potentially they will fit your strategic objectives.'” Alwaleed, who owns 95 percent of Riyadh-based Kingdom, has built a fortune of $28 billion ...
AT&T: A Surprising Investment Choice
AT&T continues to reward investors on both the return on their investment and the income they receive from dividends. Shares are currently trading between $35 and $36 a share, about 17% above where they traded a year ago. Furthermore, in 2012, AT&T ...
The Dangers Of Letting Your Husband Make All The Investment Decisions
However, taking the time to get more involved with investment decisions before retirement can go a long way to protect your own financial security. I can tell you on a regular basis that no matter if it is death, divorce, or just an overly aggressive ...
Tribune Co. hires investment bankers to explore sale of newspaper unit
Tribune Co. has hired investment bankers to advise the media company on the sale of its newspaper publishing unit, according to a source familiar with the matter. The company has retained JPMorgan Chase & Co. to oversee a potential sale of the division ...
Peter Thiel Makes First Investment in a Thiel Fellows Company
Peter Thiel has made his first investment in a Thiel Fellows company, Thinkful. The startup's co-founder, Dan Friedman, is a former Yale University student who “took a leave” from the school to start the online tutoring business. The Thiel Fellowship ...
Politically Motivated Investment Guidelines Making Bad Public Pension ...
Politically Motivated Investment Guidelines Making Bad Public Pension ...
Tribune Hires Investment Banks to Weigh a Sale of Its Top Newspapers
The Tribune Company has hired investment banks to weigh a sale of its top newspapers, including The Chicago Tribune and The Los Angeles Times, the media conglomerate said on Tuesday. The company, which emerged from bankruptcy late last year, has ...
State needs federal investment, not cuts
One reason these industries have thrived in California: government investment. Just like aerospace, the federal government's investments in research and infrastructure, as well as loans and targeted subsidies that encourage new businesses, have been ...
New tax break spurs oil investment boom in North Sea
As Alaska lawmakers grapple with whether to cut up to $1 billion annually in taxes on the oil industry, the North Sea oil patch is seeing a 30-year investment high as a result of tax relief from Britain. The Wall Street Journal reports investment in ...
NTPC Plans $2.4 Billion Investment in Coal Mining, Power Plant
NTPC Ltd. (532555.BY), India's largest power-generation company by output, said it plans to invest about 130 billion rupees ($2.4 billion) to develop a coal mine and set up a new coal-fired power plant. The company's board has approved investment of 13 ...
European diplomats urge governments to discourage investment in Israeli ...
European diplomats urge governments to discourage investment in Israeli ...
Chinese Foreign Direct Investment (FDI): Going On A 'Shopping Spree' In Europe
Meanwhile, in the U.S., Chinese investment surged from less than $1 billion in 2008 to $5 billion in 2010, before dropping again to $4.7 billion in 2011. In 2012 investment reached a new record of $6.5 billion, but values remained below the levels seen ...
MOVES-Goldman Sachs, Barclays, ING Investment, Brooks Macdonald
The investment bank and asset manager said its global head of electronic trading, Greg Tusar, will leave the company, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. Tusar, who has been at Goldman for 13 years, will depart at the end of May, according to a memo sent to ...
Fortress Profit Doubles on Rising Investment Values
Fortress's profit was reported as pretax distributable earnings, a measure used by alternative investment firms to track payouts to their limited partners. Using generally accepted accounting principles, the firm said it had swung to a quarterly profit ...
Canada Investment Spending Growth Seen Slowest Since Recession
Canadian investment spending will increase this year at the slowest pace since the 2009 recession, as mining companies curb expenditures and the oil and gas industry cools, a government survey projects. Spending on construction, machinery and ...
Businesses signal a rise in investment plans
Businesses signal a rise in investment plans. Nati Harnik / AP. Tom Klitzke of Omaha walks his pugs Max, left, and Bear, right, past home appliances at a Lowe's store in Omaha, Neb., Friday, April 27, 2012. Advertise | AdChoices. A gauge of planned U.S ...
Canada 2013 Investment Intentions Report (Text)
Public and private organizations and the housing sector report that their anticipated investment in construction and machinery and equipment will reach $398.2 billion in 2013, up 1.7% from 2012 in current dollars. This would be the smallest increase ...