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Goldman's Profit Rises on Investment Banking
Although investment-banking revenue rose sharply from a year ago and more trading clients returned to the markets in early 2013 from late last year, Goldman sounded a cautious tone about the business. The New York-based bank pared its expenses, ...
UPDATE 3-Goldman earnings top estimates on investment gains
Goldman's own investments and investment banking revenue climbed. Yet each of those businesses are less than half the size of the trading franchise. Overall, Goldman reported just a 1 percent increase in revenue, which David Trone, an analyst with JMP ...
Gold Sell-Off Shows No Investment Is Safe
Gold is supposed to be the one investment that holds its value when everything else goes down the drain. But the recent plunge in gold prices shows that even the safest investments can be mighty risky these days. [READ: Ben Bernanke Swamps the Gold ...
Everybody, Get Ready for the Smallest US Investment Budget in Recorded History
In the last half-century, the U.S. government has gradually changed from an investment engine to an insurance company. In 1969, direct payments to individuals and investments (i.e.: education and training, scientific research, and infrastructure) each ...
London must drive smart innovation and investment
The Mayor is driving smart innovation and investment to manage demand more efficiently with smart grids and have more of the capital's energy generated locally, which deliver lower cost and lower carbon energy as well as taking pressure off the ...
Tesla shares get a jolt
Shares of electric car maker Tesla spiked 6% Tuesday, nearly hitting a new high, on heavy trading volume. Tesla generated a lot of buzz last month after CEO Elon Musk tweeted about a game changing announcement. Really exciting @teslamotors ...
Ashton Kutcher's latest investment is fashion start-up the Hunt
From: To: Ashton Kutcher's latest investment is fashion start-up the Hunt. print. Comments. 1. Ashton Kutcher. Actor and tech aficionado Ashton Kutcher has invested in the Hunt, a fashion start-up that helps consumers buy items they see on social media ...
Toronto investment banker settles US insider-trading case
NEW YORK – A former Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce investment banker on Tuesday agreed to pay $340,000 to settle charges brought by U.S. regulators that he illegally traded ahead of a buyout offer for Tomkins Plc based on information he gleaned ...
China Surpasses US in Clean-Energy Investment
For the first time, China last year surpassed the U.S. as the leading destination for clean-energy investment, according to a study set for release Wednesday by Pew Charitable Trusts. That underscores what President Barack Obama has repeatedly ...
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Singapore Trust Testing Investment Appetite
SINGAPORE—Asian Pay Television Trust, an investment vehicle for one of Taiwan's biggest pay-TV operators, has started testing investor appetite for a planned Singapore listing that could raise up to 1 billion Singapore dollars (US$810 million), people ...
Suu Kyi Says Laws, Infrastructure Stalling Investment in Myanmar
“Foreign investment is increasing more in theory than in actual fact, because many of the big businesses are waiting to see what our foreign investment laws are going to be like and studying the infrastructure in Burma, which is very poor,” Suu Kyi ...
Soccer-Italy needs change and investment says Maldini
By Simon Evans. MIAMI, April 17 (Reuters) - Italy's Serie A needs radical change and investment if their struggling clubs are to compete for European trophies, former AC Milan captain Paolo Maldini has told Reuters. No Italian club has made the ...
ICBC International Lays Off 5-10 From Investment-Banking Division - Sources
ICBC International Holdings Ltd., the Hong Kong-based investment banking arm of China's largest bank by assets, laid off five to 10 people in its investment banking division in the past week, people with knowledge of the matter said Wednesday, in the ...
Mongolia Introducing New Investment Law to Attract Investors -Deputy Minister
The Mongolian government plans to submit a new investment law for parliamentary approval by this summer that aims to give foreign investors more assurance about the rules governing their investments, Mongolia's deputy minister of economic development ...
DeWitt-based Anaren receives purchase offer from investment firm
DEWITT, N.Y. - An investment firm that owns about 13 percent of local high-tech manufacturer Anaren, Inc. offered to buy the company this week. Vintage Capital Management, LLC offered $23 a share for Anaren, valuing the company at about $300 million, ...
ICBC Investment Bank Arm Lays Off 5-10 People
HONG KONG—ICBC International Holdings Ltd., the Hong Kong-based investment banking arm of China's largest bank by assets, laid off five to 10 people in its investment banking division in the past week, people with knowledge of the matter said ...
UPDATE 1-Mongolia woos back miners after investment slump
We want to send a very strong message on the stability and clarity of the treatment of foreign investors in the future in Mongolia - if you invest today, your investment will be regulated over 5, 10, 20 years, by laws of today - future amendments will ...
Chinese Investment 2.0
Many countries have long felt China's economic rise through growing imports, a substantial trade deficit, and government-directed investment to recycle ballooning foreign-exchange reserves. However, new flows such as outward investment and outbound ...
Apple panic: Down 6%, flirting with $400
Move over Bitcoins and gold, Apple (AAPL) is the latest investment to succumb to panic selling. Shares of Apple plunged as much as 6% Wednesday afternoon and hit a new 52-week low of $398.11 in the process. Shares recovered a bit as the day wore on ...
Canada: Chinese energy investment welcome
BEIJING, April 17 (UPI) -- The Canadian government said it is open to more investment from Chinese energy companies. Speaking Tuesday to a gathering of Chinese and Canadian executives in Beijing, Canadian Trade Minister Ed Fast said, "Whether it's oil, ...
Prominent investment newsletter adds Kroger stock to 'buy' lists
It bases its overall market view on the Dow Theory, a decades-old investment concept that sends a buy signal when the Dow Jones Industrial Average and Dow Jones Transportation Average each close above a prior rally peak. When both close below a prior ...
Brandon Knight victim of investment scam
Brandon Knight victim of investment scam. By Shinons* on Apr 17 2013, 9:57p +. Stay connected for news and updates Follow @detroitbadboys. Can't even get the McKayla Maroney pose right - USA TODAY Sports. What has already been a rough year for ...
Year Of The Snake Investment Guide: You Can Do Better Than China ETFs
China ETFs are relatively easy way to put your investment money to work. You get exposure to some of its largest companies, they trade overseas, and the liquidity for some like the iShare FTSE China 25 Index Fund and SPDR S&P China ETF may be better ...
China's foreign direct investment extends gain
LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- Foreign direct investment into China rose 5.65% in March from a year earlier to total $12.4 billion, the Ministry of Commerce said Thursday. The gain was well above the 1.44% average increase in FDI over the January-March ...
Bishop Dunne supporters celebrate $6 million investment
Forty-three years later, the Dallas mayor pro tem and hundreds of others gathered in the gym Wednesday to celebrate what many called the greatest day in school history as the Catholic Diocese of Dallas presented Dunne with a $6 million investment for ...
Bills target statewide strategy for facilities, investment - Portland Tribune
When we replaced our bridges, we knew exactly what spans would get the greatest return on investment — what bridges were closest to failing, how much traffic they carried, how much it would cost to replace them. We set a master list of priorities ...
Australia-China Trade Talks Stalled by Investment Row
MELBOURNE—Australia's trade talks with China have stalled after Canberra rejected Beijing's demand to allow state-backed foreign investment of up to A$1 billion Australian dollars (US$1.03 billion) without regulatory scrutiny, Trade Minister Craig ...
Discussing the Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2013
Global companies investing in America can bring jobs, capital and, in some cases, new technologies and business efficiencies. While foreign direct investment slowed during the Great Recession, there is potential to increase that flow now and in the ...
The Morning Leverage: Bacchus Picks Latest Investment From the Vine
Madrigal Family Winery is savoring the heady bouquet of fresh cash. Bacchus Capital Management has invested “significant equity growth capital” in the vineyard management company, Amy Or reports. The exact size of the financing wasn't disclosed, but ...
Morgan Stanley Trims Investment Bank's Compensation Pool 14%
Morgan Stanley (MS), owner of the world's biggest brokerage, set aside $1.89 billion to pay employees at its investment-banking and trading division in the first quarter, 14 percent less than a year earlier. Compensation at the institutional-securities ...
Barclays' Investment Banking Chief to Step Down
Rich Ricci is head of Barclays' investment banking unit. Punit Paranjpe/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesRich Ricci is head of Barclays' investment banking unit. LONDON – Rich Ricci, the head of corporate and investment banking at Barclays, ...
Forget Wealth Management, 2013 Is the Year of the Investment Bank: Hintz
The firm has shifted its focus from investment banking and trading to wealth management, which yielded a record pre-tax profit and underpinned the firm's stronger first quarter earnings. But the wealth management business in general “probably isn't ...
Bear party: Stocks in overdue sell-off
It's normal and healthy," said Kate Warne, investment strategist with Edward Jones. "Earlier this year, stocks had powered higher no matter what the news was." But Warne doesn't think this is the beginning of a prolonged and nasty market downturn. She ...
Pepsi and Coke pass investors' taste test
While the debate over whether Pepsi or Coke taste better will probably go on forever, there's no denying the beverage companies have fairly healthy balance sheets. PepsiCo and Coca-Cola both reported better-than-expected earnings this week, proving to ...
Chinese investors love Europe's companies but hate its bureaucracy
EUROPE was the main destination last year for Chinese overseas direct investment (ODI). According to a new report by A CAPITAL, an investment fund, Chinese ODI into Europe in 2012 shot up to $12.6 billion (see chart), 21% more than in 2011. Though ...
Christopher Flowers Prefers Spain, Ireland for Investment
Flowers moved to London from the U.S. last year to examine investment opportunities in Europe. The private-equity firm is a bidder for the branches of Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc (RBS), and agreed to buy insurance broker Fidea NV from KBC Groep ...
European Companies Rediscover China As Inbound Investment Increases
Chinese laborers working at an electrical products factory in Hefei, east China's Anhui province. Foreign direct investment in China rose more than 5% in March, the government said, suggesting confidence in the world's second largest economy despite ...
Loews Creates 'Investment Hunter' Comic Book to Tout Its Stock
After months of work with illustrators and Addison, Loews released The Adventures of Lotta Value, Investment Hunter! on its website on April 11. The 13-page graphic novel opens in the office of private detective Lotta, a female Sam Spade. Her client ...
Venture-capital investment plummets to start year
This year, the market appears to be trending away from megadeals and toward early-stage investment, with the majority of Washington deals stemming from lower-dollar, early-seed companies. Julep Beauty topped Washington's VC investment list at just ...
SEC's Walter says she is open to alternatives to overseeing investment advisers
WASHINGTON, Apr.19 (Thomson Reuters Accelus) - There are several ways to ensure adequate examinations investment advisers: by charging investment advisers user fees, getting a bigger budget from Congress or through a self-regulated organization ...
Ayala Corp: Looking for Myanmar Investment Opportunities
Ayala Corp. (AC.PH) is looking for investment opportunities in Myanmar, in preparation for a more connected Southeast Asia, the chairman and chief executive said Friday. The diversified Philippine conglomerate has sent teams to Myanmar to look for ...
Hagel: Review to assess investment, force structure assumptions
... Department leaders defend before Congress the president's $526.6 billion base defense budget request for fiscal year 2014, DOD officials are preparing a review that reassesses assumptions driving the Pentagon's investment and force structure ...
The Daily Startup: US Venture Investment Falls in First Quarter
U.S. venture capital investment has fallen for three straight quarters and is now at the lowest level since the third quarter of 2010, reflecting the slow pace of venture fundraising and exits. First-quarter data from Dow Jones VentureSource also show ...
Birmingham metro area saw significant increase in capital investment last year ...
Birmingham metro area saw significant increase in capital investment last year ...
Census Bureau infographic shines light on home investment
The Census Bureau has released an infographic that illustrates the level of commitment among many homeowners to improving their homes, highlighting some of the most common-remodeling projects and tallying up $359 billion in total investments from ...
Turn out the lights: GE down 4%
Imagination not at work. GE shares fell Friday on concerns about slumping sales in key business lines. Remember when General Electric (GE) was considered THE market bellwether? Those days appear to be history. GE fell 4% Friday after an earnings ...
Notre Dame Takes on Climate Investment Project
The index identifies countries where investment in climate change adaptation is most needed due to vulnerability to climate change impacts, and then measures readiness to absorb investment funds and apply them effectively to increase resilience. The ...
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Stocks were down slightly in the first hour of trading Friday, as Wall Street saw Boston in lockdown and most of the city's financial hub closed, with employees working from home and skeletal staffs at the office. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was ...
True Ventures Confirms Investment In Second Life Founder Philip Rosedale's ...
True Ventures Confirms Investment In Second Life Founder Philip Rosedale's ...