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In Sandy's wake, a wave of investment
Investment activity is still very scarce at this point, according to several Shore-area Realtors, with homeowners still regrouping and assessing after the October storm. But with nearly 350,000 homes damaged or destroyed by Sandy, interest and ...
Dorothy G. Ingalls, founded investment club
She was predeceased by her husband, D. Robert, a former head football coach at UConn. Born Dorothy G. Grose in Dallas, she graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University. Mrs. Ingalls was founder of the Storrs Investment Club, a master bridge player and a ...
Stapilus: Don Burnett a Good Investment for the University of Idaho
How long will this investment — assuming the choice is a good one, which isn't always the case — last? Maybe not long. In the case of Nellis, chosen by a nationwide search, about four years. His predecessor as permanent president, Timothy White, also ...
Obama to pitch infrastructure investment in Miami
A senior administration official says President Barack Obama will press Congress to pass new tax incentives and other flexibility measures aimed at attracting more private sector investment to infrastructure projects around the country. The president ...
Taiwan eases controls on Chinese bank investment
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan says it is relaxing controls on Chinese investment in the island's banks. Taiwan financial regulator Kuei Shen-nung said Monday that the maximum stake a Chinese bank can have in a Taiwanese lender is being increased to 10 ...
ArmaTerra growth depends on sales, investment
On the one hand, Nevel says, ArmaTerra requires capital investment for independent validation that will help spur sales of its geo-reinforcing system that replaces wire mesh in structural retaining walls. On the other hand, ArmaTerra needs a proven ...
Six ways to avoid expensive investment mistakes
(MoneyWatch) As noted in my new book "Think, Act, and Invest Like Warren Buffett," Warren Buffett discussed the following seeming anomaly in his 2004 letter to Berkshire Hathaway's shareholders: "Over the 35 years, American business has delivered ...
Overland Park-based investment company names new CEO
Combs, who previously was chief operating officer for SEI Investment Manager Services, will oversee a staff of 45 employees who provide investment trust and custody services for more than 135 independent registered investment advisors around the ...
Apple down, BlackBerry up: The new normal?
BlackBerry's Z10 may not look that much different from Apple's iPhone. But the two stocks are moving in opposite directions. The second quarter is looking a lot like the first quarter for two smartphone makers who share their corporate monikers with ...
Georgia: Chinese Investment Tests Limits of Georgian Hospitality
Last year, President Mikheil Saakashvili's government praised the Hualing Group for bringing in much-needed investment and employment to a poor, densely populated part of Tbilisi. The level of investment for the first phase amounts to more than five ...
Father-and-son investment team have vision for King Street offices
A father-and-son investment team has acquired the former First Guaranty operations center at 1251 King St. Farley and Paul Grainger bought the 8,800 square foot office building with parking at auction for $380,000. Farley is president of Broom, Moody, ...
Wyoming Retirement System fires investment officer
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Retirement System has fired its chief investment officer following federal insider trading charges on transactions that predate his state employment. Retirement system Executive Director Thomas Williams says he dismissed ...
GIP to Buy 35% of Terminal Investment Ltd. from MSC
MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co. said Monday that it has agreed to sell 35% of Terminal Investment Limited SA to Global Infrastructure Partners and a group of its LP co-investors. The sale price is US$1.929 billion, including certain payments contingent ...
Investment Clubs Are Back! Sort of...
Investment Clubs Are Back! Sort of...
Microsoft co-founder to open investment office in Silicon Valley
The Palo Alto office, set to open in the next few weeks, will operate under the name of Vulcan Capital, the investment arm of Allen's Seattle-based Vulcan Inc, which manages his personal fortune, valued at about $15 billion. Allen, 60, co-founded the ...
Director of Walnut Creek investment firm arrested on suspicion of defrauding ...
Director of Walnut Creek investment firm arrested on suspicion of defrauding ...
Artisan Business Group to Bring EB-5 Investment Event to New York April 10, 2013
Artisan Business Group will be hosting the 4th Annual National EB-5 Investment Boot Camp in New York City April 10, 2013. The 4th National EB-5 Boot Camp, sponsored by NES Financial, will feature elite EB-5 speakers including Brian Su of Artisan ...
The Novartis Decision: Is the Big Win for Indian Pharma Bad News for Investment?
On Monday, the same day the decision came down, Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram was actively courting investors in Tokyo, telling reporters that India could handily absorb an annual $50 billion in foreign direct investment and reiterating the ...
Qatar's investment propels PSG from awful to the Champions League quarterfinal
Qatar's investment propels PSG from awful to the Champions League quarterfinal. April 2, 2013 · China's air pollution is causing millions of premature deaths and an expat exodus. April 2, 2013 · lost in translation. How Qatar University's language ...
SinoPac to Sell Unit Stake to ICBC; First China Investment in Taiwan Bank
The deal would require approval from regulators in China and Taiwan, which Monday agreed to relax rules governing cross-strait financial sector investment. Under the relaxed rules, Chinese banks will be able to buy up to 10% of a listed Taiwanese bank, ...
President Obama pitches $100 million investment in human brain research
President Barack Obama is proposing a new investment into research to map the human brain in hopes of unlocking some of its mysteries, a senior administration official says. The president planned to propose a $100 million investment for next year ...
Michael Dell promises greater investment in PCs and tablets
So Michael Dell envisions greater investment in this area. He wants to hire more people to focus on IT services, research & development, and sales. And he's eyeing some potential acquisitions. "Dell's strategy of becoming an integrated provider of end ...
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen takes investment fund to Silicon Valley
The office of Vulcan Capital, the multi-billion dollar private investment arm of Allen's Seattle-based Vulcan Inc, is set to open its doors in Palo Alto within weeks, Reuters first reported earlier today. Vulcan later announced the appointment of ...
NFL launches investment program for current, former players
The “Investment for Impact” program expands on the NFL's Business Management and Entrepreneurial Program, which has helped more than 700 players since 2005. We'd prefer to see more events like this, and less that entice current and former players ...
Cowboys must use draft to protect investment in Romo
Now that the Dallas Cowboys have a gazillion dollars sunk in quarterback Tony Romo, they must take the next step to protect that investment. They must spend their first draft pick on an offensive lineman. It's a no-brainer. Take a tackle. Take a guard ...
Jeff Skoll loses his investment manager
FORTUNE -- Stephen George has quietly stepped down as chief investment officer of Capricorn Investment Group, a wealth management firm whose clients include Al Gore and billionaire eBay Inc. (EBAY) alum Jeff Skoll. He now is in the process of forming ...
Cowboys Must Use Draft To Protect Investment In Romo
DALLAS (CBS SPORTS) – Now that the Dallas Cowboys have a gazillion dollars sunk in quarterback Tony Romo, they must take the next step to protect that investment. They must spend their first draft pick on an offensive lineman. It's a no-brainer. Take a ...
Why Cyprus Matters To Your Investment Portfolio
If you never heard of the small island country in Eastern Europe called Cyprus prior to the last few weeks, you are probably not alone. The Republic of Cyprus is a popular destination for tourists along the Mediterranean Sea. Cyprus joined the European ...
What Women Want: Investment banking careers
CEO Marissa Mayer (who is in tech, not investment banking) always catching flack for trying to lead with HR tactics that force employees into the office when some believe the work-from option is the only way to offer families flexibility in competitive ...
IRS weighs changes to Obama healthcare investment tax rules
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Businesses and wealthy owners of estates and trusts asked the IRS on Tuesday for changes to a part of President Barack Obama's 2010 healthcare law that has received comparatively little attention: a 3.8 percent tax on investment ...
BioGenerator closes on investment in Antegrin Therapeutics
BioGenerator, the financial subsidiary of BioSTL, closed on an investment in Antegrin Therapeutics through its i6 Project Fund. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. The investment will allow Antegrin to advance lead compounds for the treatment ...
Investment tax rate poses dilemma for the GOP
It's the cornerstone of the Republican effort to overhaul the tax system, but slashing personal income tax rates to 25 percent could force the GOP to give up something they hold dear: special low rates on investment income. Income from capital gains ...
Is a $500 million investment in public infrastructure for the Mayo Clinic a ...
Is a $500 million investment in public infrastructure for the Mayo Clinic a ...
Roma president Pallotta seeking 75 million euros investment
"Two of our consultants recommended him, so we went ahead [with the planned investment deal],” Pallotta explained to Gazzetta dello Sport. “But when we presented the contract, the money never arrived. We did all the relevant research; we are certainly ...
Q2 Economic Outlook: Equipment and Software Investment to Grow 5.6% in 2013
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Investment in equipment and software is expected to grow 5.6 percent in 2013, according to the Q2 update to the 2013 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook released today by the ...
Is AGNC still a good investment?
Eugene: AGNC operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). It invests in residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by government-sponsored ...
Norway's DNB to Compensate Investment Clients
The Supreme Court said DNB provided Mr. Roeggen with incorrect and overly optimistic information regarding the investment, that the investment was loan financed, and that he wasn't a professional investor, the bank said Wednesday. DNB will now contact ...
Bill Gross: What if the good times end?
"All of us, even the old guys like Buffett, Soros, Fuss, yeah -- me too, have cut our teeth during perhaps a most advantageous period of time, the most attractive epoch that an investor could experience," Gross, the founder and co-chief investment ...
Three start-ups qualify for state investment tax credits
Three start-ups have been certified for early-stage business investment tax credits by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. With the certification, the companies' financial backers will be eligible for a 25% tax credit on the amount they invest in ...
Time to Reboot Tech Investment: Gemma Godfrey
"The question is: Is it time to reboot that investment?" she said. "It's really underperformed year to date." On CNBC's "Fast Money," Godfrey noted that the recent market rally had been led by defensive stocks. But now it was time to exit such sectors ...
Seeking Investment Safety? An Analyst Has Advice
ETFs and mutual funds are the most popular investment vehicles among those putting their money to work abroad, Charles Biderman, founder of Trim Tabs Investment Research, told “Big Data Download.” But regardless of the investment type, Biderman ...
Gainer Donnelly forming investment advisory firm
Houston accounting firm Gainer Donnelly LLP said Wednesday it has formed a new investment advisory firm, Gainer Donnelly Wealth Advisors LLC. Gainer Donnelly said in a statement the new firm will operate using fee-only services and will not accept ...
Anniversary of JOBS Act finds investment crowdfunders champing at the bit
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 24: Former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Mary Jo White (C) speaks as U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Director of the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Richard Cordray look on ...
A Little Investment for a Big Future
As our economy slowly improves, and boosted by slight and slow increases in educational funding, the investment of a 20:1 ratio from TK-5th grade would be paid back with interest by allowing children to reach their potential and enable teachers to meet ...
Technical Challenges Still Hamper Investment Groups
A special project is needed to provide technical assistance for investment groups in provinces across the country to help them succeed, the Private Sector Federation of Rwanda (PSF) recommended in a recent report. PSF says provincial investment ...
London Mayor Ups Investment To Promote Capital City As Filming Destination ...
London Mayor Ups Investment To Promote Capital City As Filming Destination ...
Hausladen urges real estate investment
When thinking back on the construction of the 360 State St. apartment complex completed in 2010, Ward 7 Alderman Doug Hausladen '04 said he had an “ah-ha! moment” for a new, progressive city investment strategy. After realizing that the new apartment ...
Global investment banking fees rise 6 pct in first quarter
LONDON, April 4 (Reuters) - Fees earned for global investment banking services in the first quarter rose six percent year-on-year to $19.8 billion, according to Thomson Reuters data, the strongest annual start in two years. Bank of America Merrill ...
GM plans $215 million investment at Flint Engine Operations; jobs retained but ... - The Flint Journal
GM plans $215 million investment at Flint Engine Operations; jobs retained but ...
State research centers showing return on investment
“The initial $2.9 million investment by the state has resulted in more than $23.6 million in external funding,” said Paul Turman, system vice president of research and economic development. “This is close to an 800 percent return on investment to the ...