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Newcastle Investments' 20.4% Dividend Increase
Newcastle Investment Corporation (NCT) plans to increase its annual dividend payout by 20.4%. This increase will occur in conjunction with a planned spinoff into two entities. The spinoff will occur at the end of March. I believe the current valuation ...
Denver's Prospect Global says $100M investment from Apollo not coming
Denver-based Prospect Global Resources said it will not receive a $100 million investment from New York-based Apollo Global Management announced in November. The company also announced late Thursday the appointment of Damon G. Barber as ...
World's Worst Investment Advice
Courtesy of Michael Linden's Twitter feed, here is some terrible investment advice. This is a version of the martingale betting strategy but along with the standard problems you face the fact that the casino gives you rigged odds. Because of the 0 and ...
Samsung's Sharp Investment Is Another Thorn In Apple's Side
Samsung's recent investment in Sharp could mean trouble for Apple down the road. The iPhone maker has been rumored to be diversifying its supply chain away from Samsung in order to reduce its dependence on a company that is also its fiercest rival in ...
Boulder Brands forms investment fund
"The investment fund will target early-stage growth companies in the natural and organic food and beverage sectors. These companies will operate independently from Boulder Brands but will benefit from access to its infrastructure, resources and ...
The Inflation Investment You've Never Heard Of
Many investors are concerned about the risk of increased inflation in light of the Federal Reserve's unprecedented balance sheet expansion from $900 billion to $3.1 trillion since 2008. This concern is warranted and begs the question how to invest to ...
Business community cheers advance of angel investment tax credit
If signed into law, supporters believe the angel investment tax incentive will attract more tech companies and people to Northern Kentucky and stop them from moving to other states. The incentive would provide a 40 percent tax credit for investment in ...
On International Women's Day, Watch Your Investment Double Instantly (Hello ...
On International Women's Day, Watch Your Investment Double Instantly (Hello ...
An Investment in Women
Nestled between panels on clean energy, green gardening, water pollution, and composting, we are making the case for an investment with profound impacts on the sustainability of communities, environments, and the people who depend on them: an ...
Investment Opportunities In Viratech's Biotech Social Network
Investment Opportunities In Viratech's Biotech Social Network. Mar 8 2013, 18:13 by: Richard Cox | about: VIRA.PK. Viratech Corp. (VIRA.PK) has created the world's first open-source social networking platform focused specifically on healthcare issues ...
China's Commerce minister seeks clearer US investment guide
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Commerce minister called for clearer guidelines from the United States on its security review procedures for foreign investment, while saying that China does not target specific countries for overseas investment. China is ...
The Investment News from 'Lake Wobegon'
Fans of the long-running public radio show A Prairie Home Companion know its central monologue, delivered by the show's host and main writer, Garrison Keillor. It's a segment of Keillor simply talking, called “The News from Lake Wobegon.” In it ...
Chimera Investment Beats Delisting Deadline; 2011 10-K Highlights
It came as a surprise to get notification after the market close on Friday that Chimera Investment Corp. (CIM) had finally filed its long-delayed 2011 10-K annual report. The last notice from Chimera had stated that the company had received a final ...
Gumpert gets new investment, tells of new models on the way this year
In a brief press release that mentions new investment in the company, Gumpert's managing director says, "Our distribution and dealer networks are being expanded worldwide and sister models will soon be added to the Apollo. What's more, we'll already be ...
Chimera Investment Corporation Files 2011 Annual Report on Form 10-K and ...
Chimera Investment Corporation Files 2011 Annual Report on Form 10-K and ...
Angel Investment Clubs Offer a Ray of Hope -- and Capital
If raising capital is on your list of New Year's resolutions, angel investment clubs may help you connect your company to startup and growth capital networks. Angel investment clubs join together individuals with high net worth who have an appetite for ...
How Yuri Milner's Hands-Off Investment Strategy Pays Off
But what's really remarkable about his investment strategy is not how much he spends, but rather how little influence he demands. As a rule, Milner has said he doesn't take board seats in his later-stage investments, and rarely requires founders to ...
Top Three Dividend Picks from 49 Big Investment Gurus
Investment gurus are asset or fund managers with large amounts of cash under management. They became popular through big returns and spectacular investment strategies. The investment gurus all have one thing in common: They average returns that ...
Digital Sky Chief: Zuckerberg's 'Genius' Drew My Investment
According to Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, Google, Facebook, and Wikipedia make the list of contenders. He attributed his choices to their overall "network effect"--the services they provide are so deeply embedded in our lives that we can't imagine ...
Ecuador plans legal challenge on foreign investment, oil
In October 2012, the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes, which is a branch of the World Bank, released a ruling declaring Quito must pay $1.77 billion plus interest to Occidental Petroleum as compensation for canceling a ...
Ms. Cheap: Kids' clothes can be lucrative investment
“With the increasing popularity of the second-hand market, shoppers are empowered to think about clothing as an investment.” Reinhart says he wanted the study to be a sort of Kelley Blue Book resale report for children's clothes. He said that even ...
The Weekend Blitz: A Discussion Of Investment Strategies And Investment Ideas
For the last two weeks, I have published a Q&A piece on Mondays called "Monday Morning Quarterback." The discussions and questions asked have been tremendous, and therefore, the show must go on. However, the name has been changed to "Weekend ...
For Israel, Africa investment remains black box
Fear of falling to a horrible death aside, the IEICI convened its Africa conference on the observation that Africa holds the key to long-term investment success. While markets like India and China are already maturing, it is the so-called “dark ...
Some investment returns aren't measured in dollars
My husband, Steve, and I tend to calculate the return on investment before we spend much money. Some people might call us cheap or tight; we prefer the terms frugal and business-savvy. But sometimes it is about more than the money. Sometimes, it is ...
Emirates Investment Bank Sees Asset Surge on Haven
Emirates Investment Bank PJSC, a Dubai-based private bank, said it's benefiting from rising demand for investment advice as the region's wealthy seek a haven for their assets in the United Arab Emirates. Assets under management have jumped six fold to ...
Kuwait's Investment Dar sells controlling stake in Bahrain Islamic Bank
Investment Dar, which is among the many Kuwaiti companies that struggled to pay their financial obligations following the financial crisis, defaulted on a $100mn Islamic bond in 2009 and restructured around $5bn of debt in 2011. The restructuring is ...
The Missed Airbnb Investment, Now Worth $250 Million
Today, that investment would be worth about $250 million. During those dark days, Chesky kept a binder full of credit cards to manage the growing debt he had accumulated to build the company. But eventually, investors came calling. Peter Thiel, one of ...
Bill Clinton Visits Haiti to Promote Ag Investment
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton is in Haiti with a delegation to promote investment in the Caribbean nation's agriculture sector. Clinton is the United Nations' special envoy to Haiti. He arrived in the country Sunday and his two-day trip will ...
Investment Trends New approach needed to counteract bonds
His Capital Innovations Global Agri Timber Infrastructure Fund (INNNX, $10.99) is avoiding speculative stocks and focusing on stocks, real estate investment trusts and master limited partnerships that have strong, sustainable cash flows and own hard ...
Senior Liberal Democrats rebuff Vince Cable over plea for capital investment
Measures to galvanise investment spending, as well as reforms to the funding for lending scheme aimed at helping small businesses, are to be included in next week's budget, but unfunded increases in borrowing proposed by the business secretary, Vince ...
CSRC's Guo Pledges Bigger Offshore Yuan Investment Quotas
Investment quotas under the Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors Program, also known as RQFII, were increased by 200 billion yuan ($32 billion) in November. They “can be expanded further when needed,” Guo Shuqing, chairman of the China ...
Philippines AirAsia Signs Investment Pact With ZestAir Group
AirAsia Bhd. (5099.KU) said Monday its associate Philippines AirAsia has signed an investment pact with low-cost carrier ZestAir Group to strengthen and expand its operations in the archipelago. Under the pact, Philippines AirAsia plans to buy 49% of ...
Here's How Amazing Your Investment Returns Would Be, If You Could Perfectly ...
Here's How Amazing Your Investment Returns Would Be, If You Could Perfectly ...
New England Broker Dealer/ Investment Adviser Association Re-Invigorated
BOSTON, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The New England Broker Dealer/ Investment Adviser Association, Inc. (NEBDIAA), is seeking new members to join its 100 current compliance professionals pursuing open and fair financial markets. "It's an informal ...
4 Stocks Passing A Contemporary Graham Investment Checklist
You see, Graham was top of his class and he most likely had a higher IQ than you. But, he invested like he had a low IQ and spent all his time manually writing numbers into a checklist to see whether it passed his investment checklist. He was a master ...
Forex: Observations On The Investment Climate
After putting in another good week, the U.S. dollar is consolidating its recent gains amid quiet and largely uneventful trading that has kept in fairly narrow trading ranges. Following Fitch's downgrade of Italy before the weekend, Italian bonds are ...
Investment Grade Prospects Fading for Turkey?
Turkish assets were leaping to record highs after Fitch Ratings awarded Turkey its first investment grade credit rating for nearly two decades. With Turkey's economy rebalancing more rapidly than expected, market analysts confidently predicted Standard ...
Cargill Makes A Big Investment In The Future Of Stevia
In what could be a major change in the method that companies use to extract the sweet steviol glycosides in the stevia plant, U.S.-based Cargill and the Swiss company, Evolva Holdings Sa (EVE.SW), have agreed to join together to develop ...
Greek GDP Shrank in Fourth Quarter as Investment Falls
Greece's economy contracted for an 18th straight quarter in the fourth quarter as consumption and investment declined. Gross domestic product fell a revised 5.7 percent from the same quarter from a year earlier, compared with a 6.7 percent drop in the ...
Company considers $24M investment in Thomasville; would create 250 jobs
THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A company is reportedly considering a $24 million investment that would create 250 jobs over a period of three years in Davidson County. The Lexington Dispatch reports county commissioners are considering up to $2 million in ...
Yet More Investment Bank Scumbaggery Revealed
Felix Salmon points me toward a Joe Nocera column that sheds light on the eternal question of whether investment banks rip off hot new companies by pricing their IPOs too low. Felix says he used to think the answer was no: why wouldn't a bank price the ...
Ecuador Plans to Audit Bilateral Investment Treaties
By Mercedes Alvaro. QUITO, Ecuador--Ecuador plans to establish a commission to audit bilateral investment treaties and the international system for investment arbitration, President Rafael Correa said over the weekend, after harshly criticizing Chevron ...
Mexico raises thresholds for foreign investment in telecoms
The country will allow up to 100 percent foreign investment in telecoms and up to 49 percent foreign investment in its broadcast media, communications and transport secretary Gerardo Ruiz Esparza said at a press conference on Monday. Stocks · Markets ...
Michigan's brewery growth highlighted in California investment bank's craft ...
Michigan's brewery growth highlighted in California investment bank's craft ...
Hollywood talent agencies join tech VCs in investment in online learning site ...
Hollywood talent agencies join tech VCs in investment in online learning site ...
Mexico Seeks Telecommunication Reform To Open Foreign Investment In ...
Mexico Seeks Telecommunication Reform To Open Foreign Investment In ...
Two Harbors Investment Corp Moves Up In Market Cap Rank, Passing Legg ...
Two Harbors Investment Corp Moves Up In Market Cap Rank, Passing Legg ...
Rio Tinto slows Guinea iron ore investment - government sources
CONAKRY, March 11 (Reuters) - Global miner Rio Tinto has slowed progress of its multi-billion investment in Guinea's untapped Simandou iron ore deposit and slashed staff, government sources in the West African country said on Monday. The sources, who ...
Edward Jones investment strategist talks Dow record, Arizona market
With a doctorate in economics from Yale, Warne has been a principal with the firm since 1999 and a member of its investment policy committee since 2003. Her job is to interpret market conditions and recommend long-term investment strategies to aid the ...
Africa and the Six 'I's: Independence, Investment, Infrastructure, Innovation ...
Africa and the Six 'I's: Independence, Investment, Infrastructure, Innovation ...