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5 Top Investment Themes For 2013
Given the many moving pieces in the complex, global investment puzzle, investors would be wise to revisit their asset allocation strategies to help ensure that they have the diversification in place to withstand potential periods of heightened ...
Target 4Q hurt by Canada investment, weak holiday
Its investment in a Canadian launch this year and weaker-than-expected holiday sales caused Target Corp.'s net income to fall 2 percent in the fourth quarter of last year. But the second largest discounter in the U.S. said its foray into Canada, policy ...
Mutual funds attract record $81 billion in January
After taking money off the table toward the end of 2012, individual investors came back with a vengeance in January, adding a record $80.6 billion to their mutual fund holdings, according to the Investment Company Institute. Investors added nearly $38 ...
Bipper App Lands Hollywood Investment, Courtesy Of Actress Jada Pinkett Smith
It's been successful in Europe and has been positioned for a big push in the U.S. But an unexpected turn of events has lead to an investment by a Hollywood star in the form of a new undisclosed investment by actress Jada Pinkett Smith. She actually ...
College Degree Is Most Important Investment for Brighter Future
And a UCF degree, in particular, is an excellent investment that is affordable and valuable. For example, The Princeton Review, one of America's best-known education services and test-preparation companies, has joined Kiplinger magazine in ranking a ...
Apple Still a Strong Investment?
Yeah we've been -- -- for a long time that I come he's a value based investment methodology. -- really zones out a lot of the noise and fluctuations are we really just focus on the fundamentals and intrinsic value of these companies well let's talk ...
Mobius Says Kenya Investment Prospects Outweigh Vote Risk
“There is strong structural growth in Kenya,” said Alykhan Nathoo, a partner with London-based Helios Investment Partners, an Africa-focused private investment firm. “This is underpinned by a growing consumer class, strong development in infrastructure ...
Australian Business Investment Unexpectedly Fell Last Quarter
Australian business investment unexpectedly declined last quarter amid weakness in manufacturing, while mining companies pared spending plans. Capital spending fell 1.2 percent from the third quarter, when it rose a revised 1.1 percent, the Bureau of ...
The Investment Case For Phablets: A New Gadget That Will Capture Your Attention
All roads lead to Rome! That is always true in a metaphorical way, but I think that the right phrase for now is that all roads lead to the long overdue introduction of a phablet! This is a smart, ingenious new gadget that according to IHS iSuppli, will ...
Croat GDP Falls for Fifth Quarter on Consumption, Investment
20 to a 0.7 percent growth, from an earlier estimate of 1.8 percent growth, citing an investment drought. The one-year-old Cabinet of Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic wants to attract investors with 8 billion kuna ($1.3 billion) from EU funds and ...
Vietnam Weighs Raising Foreign Investment Limit for Banks
The State Bank of Vietnam, the country's central bank, is preparing a draft regulation that aims to attract more foreign investment into local banks, according to a document posted on its website early this week. The central bank said it wants to boost ...
Chrysler to announce investment in Kokomo plants
DETROIT — Chrysler will announce 1,250 new jobs and a major investment today at transmission and metal casting factories in the Kokomo, Ind., area. CEO Sergio Marchionne will confirm that the plans include an investment of $162 million and the ...
BRIEF-MGIC Investment shares off 10.7 pct premarket
Related Topics. Stocks » · Markets ». NEW YORK | Thu Feb 28, 2013 8:09am EST. NEW YORK Feb 28 (Reuters) - MGIC Investment Corp : * Shares off 10.7 percent in premarket trading after results. Stocks · Markets ...
Investment Commission votes to censure state Treasurer Curtis Loftis
COLUMBIA, SC — The Retirement System Investment Commission voted to censure state Treasurer Curtis Loftis on Thursday for “engaging in false, misleading and deceitful rhetoric.” The censure resolution quoted dozens of newspaper articles, blog posts ...
Chrysler announces 1250 jobs, $374-million investment for Indiana plants
The investment includes a commitment to spend $212 million to upgrade two plants in Kokomo, Indiana and $162 million pay for equipment and for the purchase of a plant in nearby Tipton, Indiana. “This is the sole region where we manufacture ...
Microsoft's $300 million Nook investment already looks like a clunker
Microsoft's $300 million investment in Nook Media LLC, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, is already looking like a clunker only after a quarter. Barnes & Noble's third quarter earnings were disappointing and a big reason was the retailer's investment in ...
Investment Strategist Birinyi Sees 20 Percent Market Upside in 2013
Investment Strategist Birinyi Sees 20 Percent Market Upside in 2013. Text Size. Published: Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 11:57 AM ET. Paul Toscano By: Paul Toscano. Producer, CNBC.com. Birinyi: Markets to Hit New Highs This Year. Laszlo Biriny, Birinyi ...
Mexico's Pemex Plans Record $25.3 Billion Investment in 2013
The administration of President Enrique Pena Nieto is planning to overhaul the country's restrictive energy laws to allow for greater private investment in the state-run oil industry, and is expected to present proposals to Congress in the second half ...
TEXT-Fitch cuts 9 below investment grade classes of Cobalt 2007-C2
TEXT-Fitch cuts 9 below investment grade classes of Cobalt 2007-C2. Tweet · Share this · Email · Print. Related Topics. Bonds News » · Bonds » · Markets ». Thu Feb 28, 2013 4:40pm EST. Feb 28 - Fitch Ratings has downgraded nine classes and affirmed 13 ...
Raymond Gonzalez: Deciphering the annuity investment
SUBACCOUNT EXPENSES: These fees are associated with variable annuities and are part of the underlying investment options. These expenses can range from 0 percent annually for money market subaccounts to as much as 2 percent annually for certain ...
Why MGIC Investment Shares Plunged Then Soared
Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in case they're material to our investing thesis. What: Shares of MGIC Investment (NYSE: MTG ) , a mortgage service ...
/CORRECTION -- Virtus Investment Partners, Inc./
In the news release, Virtus Investment Partners CFO Michael Angerthal to Present at Raymond James' Annual Institutional Investors Conference, issued 28-Feb-2013 by Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that ...
JPMorgan No. 1 Investment Bank Amid a Flurry of New Deals
Investment banking, after five long, hard years of negative or anemic growth, job cuts, pay cuts and public lashings, is on the verge of a comeback. Really, it is -- if the data can be believed. All the economic statistics show that the markets are ...
An efficient investment in schools
It has often been said that people do not mind paying taxes; it is how government spends their tax dollars that really makes them mad. California now has a unique opportunity to get it right by wisely investing the $1 billion generated annually by the ...
Your $14000 a Year Investment in Rotten Eggs
A big, old, nasty blizzard wipes out your electricity for seven days. All of the food in your refrigerator goes bad, especially the eggs. They have this rancid smell that is so bad that even the freezing cold air does not contain the odor. Would you ...