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Apple reportedly threatened by Samsung's Sharp investment
News of Samsung's (005930) strategic investment in Sharp emerged last week, and it looks like there maybe be some added benefits for Samsung beyond strengthening its relationship with the struggling panel maker. According to market analysis firm Trefis ...
Top Judge Encourages Investment In California Courts
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's top judge urged lawmakers on Monday to ensure equal access to justice by reinvesting in a court system that has been hit with years of budget cuts. While California has the distinction of having the largest ...
Interview with Impact Investment Shujog and Impact Investment Exchange (IIX)
Timing is also very important for the use of financing, and we make sure that the investment and the legal structure is appropriately set up. We also examine the stage of operations that the business is in and ensure that the operations and development ...
Nordic Investment Bank to Resume Dividends After Four-Year Halt
The AAA rated investment bank, backed by Nordic and Baltic governments, funds infrastructure projects from port expansions to wastewater treatment facilities and renewable energy generation. Of NIB's shareholders, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland ...
Ecuador seeks to end investment protection treaty with US
QUITO (Reuters) - Ecuador's socialist president Rafael Correa presented a bill on Monday asking lawmakers to annul an investment protection treaty with the United States, which would prevent U.S. companies from filing for arbitration against the Andean ...
Newark telecom closes $2 million investment round
Newark-based technology company Phone.com Inc. today announced it has closed an investment round, led by FF Venture Capital, to power customer acquisition and new technology development. In conjunction with this commitment, the New Jersey ...
NG Advantage Inks Equity Investment
Investors include Essex Flagship Investors Group, a private investment firm based in Boston comprised of senior professionals with extensive experience investing in, developing, and managing operating businesses in the energy sector. The firm is ...
Gold is the worst investment of 2013
Gold is the worst investment of 2013. March 12, 2013 · As e-commerce attacks traditional retail, Costco comes out on top. March 12, 2013 · How a rumored tie-up with Apple could save Intel—and put Apple years ahead of the competition. March 12, 2013 ...
Shale Gas Revolution Investment Ideas
"The shale gas that we found in this country has given us an enormous competitive advantage that will last for a number of years," Kent Croft, Croft Funds chief investment officer, told CNBC. "There are some companies that you can in and buy into at ...
Apple gets flogged again
The selling came after Jefferies analyst Peter Misek issued an unflattering report on Apple, adding to a string of negative research published on the company this week. Misek cut his estimate for iPhone sales, lowered his price target to $420 a share ...
Why First Solar Is The Best Solar Investment
As anyone would know from reading my recent articles, I believe First Solar (FSLR) to be undervalued, thus presenting a very good mid-to-long term investment opportunity. Although only a short time has passed since writing my last article, there have ...
Another key infrastructure investment
Let's walk through a rudimentary model of the Internet and you'll see why I'm about to add another infrastructure equipment supplier. When you request the latest season of Dexter on your iPhone 5 with your Vudu app, your phone sends out a bunch of bits ...
Business Oregon must release Strategic Investment Program job reports, DOJ ...
Business Oregon must release Strategic Investment Program job reports, DOJ ...
Three charged with acting as unregistered investment advisers
A Georgetown man and two Rowley women were charged today with acting as unregistered investment advisers, according to Secretary of the Commonwealth William F. Galvin. Each had been banned by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority from the ...
Is Soda Stream's New Partner a Worthy Investment?
Is Soda Stream's New Partner a Worthy Investment? By Blake Bos | More Articles March 12, 2013 | Comments (0). In this video, Motley Fool consumer goods analyst Blake Bos discusses a potentially game-changing new deal for SodaStream (NASDAQ: ...
Velcourt Group Plans Farmland Investment Projects in Romania
U.K. farm management company Velcourt Group said it's planning to invest in farmland in Romania in a joint venture with Mintridge International. The investment, managed through a Bucharest-based company called Velcourt SRL, involves “multiple projects” ...
E.ON Plans Continued Investment in "Growth Area" Renewables
"We're not planning any substantial reduction in capital investment in renewable energies," Mr. Schenck told reporters at the company's annual earnings press conference. Chief Executive Johannes Teyssen said earlier in the day that E.ON will be forced ...
BriefCam Scores Investment from Motorola
This investment is Motorola Solutions' second in the Israeli market and third in the surveillance video space since 2011. “We have been looking into various companies in the Israeli hi-tech industry, specifically in the area of public safety ...
Carlyle Group Lowers Minimum Investment in New Buyout Fund
The lowered entry point is down from Carlyle's earlier minimum investment of between $5 million and $20 million, according to a filing made with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in January. The opportunity to invest in the new Carlyle ...
Hostess Sells Twinkies Brand to Investment Firms
Hostess Brands, the now bankrupt owner of the cream-filled confections, agreed on Tuesday to sell the snacks — along with Ho Hos, Sno Balls and Dolly Madison Zingers — to two investment firms with a shared history of corporate turnarounds. The deal ...
Game helps you organize feelings before setting up investment plan
Your “money mind” predisposes you to decisions you make throughout life, says William Swearingen II, managing director of United Capital of Texas in Preston Center, who urges you to analyze your inner feelings about money before launching into a ...
XL Hybrids secures $4m in Series B investment
XL Hybrids Inc., a Boston-based provider of a low-cost hybrid electric powertrain designed for commercial fleet vehicles, said Wedesday that it has raised $4 million in a series B investment round. The round led by private investors, with previous ...
IHH Healthcare Unit To Build Hong Kong Hospital For $643 Million Investment
A unit of Malaysia's IHH Healthcare Bhd (5225.KU) has won a bid to build a hospital in Hong Kong for a total investment of 2 billion ringgit ($643 million), IHH said in a stock exchange filing Wednesday. GHK Hospital Ltd., in which IHH holds a 60 ...
Strategic Investment Program job rules; Columbia River Crossing: Business ...
Strategic Investment Program job rules; Columbia River Crossing: Business ...
Uncertainty Regarding Energy Prices Is Hampering Investment in Energy ...
Uncertainty Regarding Energy Prices Is Hampering Investment in Energy ...
Chelsea Investment Adviser Sentenced to Seven Years for Defrauding Investors ...
Chelsea Investment Adviser Sentenced to Seven Years for Defrauding Investors ...
Corporate Wellness Programs Are a Secure Investment (Part 4)
The key to any investment for the future is to determine the budget you have to work with in the present. Once a monetary figure is in place, the program will take shape based on needs and necessity. The "needs" can easily be determined by creating a ...
Finance committee lowers cap on enterprise zone investment tax credits
The original version of HB 1142 provided for a $1 million cap on investment tax credits generated in the state's enterprise zones. The bill sponsors understood the $1 million to be a one-time cap, while a task force that initially suggested the cap ...
Five Oaks Investment sees IPO of $85.5 million
March 13 (Reuters) - Five Oaks Investment Corp, an investor in mortgage-backed securities, said it expects to sell 5.7 million shares for $15 per share, raising $85.5 million in an initial public offering of its common stock. The Maryland-based company ...
UM Spinout Diapin Therapeutics Attracts Chinese Investment
Bejing SL Pharma's investment lends a lot of creedence to our company.” Markham says in addition to growing interest from Chinese investors, large pharmaceutical companies in the U.S. and Europe have also taken notice, and he anticipates that Diapin ...
Qatar in $15bn UK investment talks as Prince Charles pays visit
Qatar has begun talks with the UK government to invest up to £10 billion ($14.92 billion) into key infrastructure projects in Britain. The news emerged as Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla arrived in Qatar as part of their tour of the ...
JPMorgan keeps top spot in investment banking: study
Industry analytics firm Coalition said JPMorgan's investment banking revenues of $24.1 billion put it ahead of second-placed Goldman Sachs and a trio of banks shared third place - Bank of America Merrill Lynch , Citi and Deutsche Bank . Barclays ranked ...
MOVES-Peregrine, Alcentra, Edison Investment, ECU Group
BNY Mellon's sub-investment grade credit asset manager has named Jack Yang managing director and head of Americas business development. Alcentra also named Michael Johnson managing director and head of UK direct lending. Yang was head of ...
Canada Fourth Quarter International Investment Position (Text)
The following is the text of Canada's international investment position report for the fourth quarter released by Statistics Canada. Canada's net foreign debt decreased $4.8 billion to $288.6 billion at the end of the fourth quarter. This reduction ...
Silicon Valley Investors Launch Innovation And Investment Campaign To ...
Silicon Valley Investors Launch Innovation And Investment Campaign To ...
India Refines Investment Rules for Tax-Free Debt to Spur Demand
India refined an investment rule to encourage companies to purchase tax-free debt as state-run infrastructure firms prepare to sell 500 billion rupees ($9.2 billion) of the securities. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs in a circular today said ...
Former Chase Investment Rep And Banker Pleads To Grand Larceny And ...
Former Chase Investment Rep And Banker Pleads To Grand Larceny And ...
Skinny Mom lands investment from CincyTech
In addition to the investment, the company moved to a new 1,000-square-foot office space in downtown Cincinnati from Fort Mitchell. Skinny Mom moved into the Gwynne Building, located at 602 Main St., in February. It was a tough choice to move for ...
GE Europe chief eyes investment in Germany
(CNN) -- U.S. conglomerate General Electric is set to increase its investment in Germany, even as the eurozone remains hobbled by a nearly three-year old economic crisis, the company's regional boss told CNN. Nani Beccalli-Falco, chief executive ...
Oversold Conditions For Dundee Real Estate Investment Trust
In trading on Thursday, shares of Dundee Real Estate Investment Trust (Toronto: D-UN) entered into oversold territory, hitting an RSI reading of 29.5, after changing hands as low as $36.05 per share. By comparison, the current RSI reading of the S&P ...
Partisan Divisions Emerge on Workforce Investment Act
Tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives is going to consider a long-stalled reauthorization of a major bill. Nope, sorry, edu-advocates, it's not the renewal of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act—instead it's the Workforce Investment Act ...
College is more than a 'return on investment'
Unfortunately, framing higher education as a “return on investment” is wrongheaded — a result of states' growing disinvestment in higher education. Diminishing support shows a lack of recognition for the ways higher education benefits society, sending ...
Editorial: Richard Fisher's good Texas investment idea
Texans don't like debt and neither does Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Richard Fisher, who in his personal transactions prefers to use cash. But Fisher rightly notes that Texas is a big state with big needs, the sort that are hard to pay for ...
Italy sees EU support for its public investment plans
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU leaders agreed on Thursday to focus government spending on investment that supports growth - a decision Italy interpreted as a green light to boost public investment spending even if it leads to a higher deficit. Despite a ...
Synthomer Profit Beats Estimates as CEO Flags Investment
Synthomer Profit Beats Estimates as CEO Flags Investment. By Andrew Noel - 2013-03-15T10:11:03Z. Synthomer Plc (SYNT) reported annual earnings that beat analysts' estimates as Chief Executive Officer Adrian Whitfield said he is evaluating additional ...
Australia remains favoured destination for Chinese investment, but faces ...
Australia remains favoured destination for Chinese investment, but faces ...
PGE Leads Utilities Up on Investment Plans Review: Warsaw Mover
PGE, whose Opole project was delayed on protests from a environmental group, is reviewing investment projects to adjust to changing market conditions and “better use of capital, the Warsaw-based company said yesterday after posting a 34 percent drop in ...
Economic Investment Trust: A Safe CEF With An Appealing Discount To NAV
Economic Investment Trust Limited is a Canadian closed end fund trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol EVT. It has been around since 1927 and trades at a very massive discount from net asset value. It closed on March 14, 2013 at $63 ...
Money Advice in Real Estate and High Technology
This is the second of three columns about what we can learn from the investment behaviors, good and bad, of people in a variety of well-paid industries. Last week, I took a look at the highfliers in sports and the oil and gas business, and next week, I ...
Cruisin' for a bruisin': Carnival down 2%
Carnival has had a string of cruise mishaps lately. The stranding of the Triumph last month was the worst. There was nothing "Triumph"-ant about the outlook from Carnival Cruise Lines (CCL) Friday. Shares fell 2% after the company issued a weak ...