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Israel's Debt-Ridden IDB to Get More Foreign Investment
Israel's Debt-Ridden IDB to Get More Foreign Investment. By Sara Toth Stub. Published April 28, 2013. Dow Jones Newswires. Special to Dow Jones Newswires. JERUSALEM--Israeli conglomerate IDB Holding Corp. Ltd. (IDBH.TV) said Sunday that one of its ...
Investment Clubs – The How's and Why's
My first outing with investment clubs was becoming involved with a group of professionals from Penn State that were meeting for the social benefits of investing. The club meetings were less about investing than about getting together and eating a meal ...
5 Ballin' Celebrity Investment Ventures
Celebrity investors have the ability to bring notoriety to an item or cause, as well as a large budget to invest in its success. Because of this, celebrities are often far more successful than people with small budgets and no fame to contribute to ...
Berlin real estate, rents spike amid foreign investment - USA Today
While property has generally been seen as a safe investment, German property has been viewed as the safest bet — especially in cheap Berlin, where real estate goes for far lower than in other European capitals. As a result, Greeks, Spaniards and ...
JPMorgan exec Bisignano departs
Frank Bisignano, who was co-chief operating officer at JPMorgan, is leaving the bank to run First Data Corp., a payments processing firm. Another one of Jamie Dimon's key executives is leaving JPMorgan Chase, the firm announced Sunday. Frank Bisignano ...
Investment Trends Two Japanese companies worth investing in due to yen's ...
Investment Trends Two Japanese companies worth investing in due to yen's ...
Australia Mining Investment to Fall, Report Says
"Over the past decade we have witnessed one of the biggest booms in investment in civil infrastructure this country has ever seen," said Adrian Hart, senior manager at BIS Shrapnel. "Total work done has risen nearly five-fold.. but now this market is ...
China Plans to Raise Stock Investment Levels by Equity Funds
China's securities regulator plans to raise the minimum proportion equity funds should have in shares, a move that may drive investments into the worst- performing major Asian stock market in the past year. A stocks fund will be defined as one that ...
The 16th Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference
Top global investors and corporate leaders gathered together recently in Hong Kong for the 16th annual Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference (AIC). Led by a stellar line-up of speakers, the event—which took place between March 18 and 22—provided ...
Equity firm stands by its investment in Pilot Flying J
An investment group with a major stake in Pilot Flying J voiced its support Sunday for the embattled Knoxville-based company and the Haslam family amid an ongoing federal investigation. CVC Capital Partners holds a 47.5 percent share of the Pilot ...
UPDATE 1-Loews profit falls 34 pct on lower investment income
Revenue flat at $3.73 bln. April 29 (Reuters) - Hotel, energy and financial services conglomerate Loews Corp reported a 34 percent drop in first-quarter profit due to higher impairment charges and a sharp fall in investment income. Net income at the ...
India's Tata makes 1st big Israeli investment in TAU
India's largest conglomerate, Tata Industries, announced its first major investment in Israel Monday in a fund run by Tel Aviv University's (TAU) technology transfer company Ramot. Tata has committed $5 million of the $20m. planned for Ramot's ...
Alibaba pushes into social networking with Weibo investment
Sponsored Links. Alibaba pushes into social networking with Weibo investment. Tweet · Share this · Email · Print. Related News. REFILE-BRIEF-SINA says Alibaba buys 18 pct stake in Weibo. 8:20am EDT. Sina says Alibaba buys 18 pct stake in Weibo for ...
France's Hollande to slash capital gains tax to attract business investment
Following protests against France's President François Hollande's tax policies to increase budget income, his administration has announced plans to cut capital gains tax to attract business investment to the country and restore damaged relations. The ...
Schaeuble Touts Plan to Boost German Investment in Spanish Firms
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble agreed on a plan to boost investment in smaller companies in Spain at a meeting today with his Spanish counterpart, Economy Minister Luis de Guindos. “There is a lot of money in the banks and at the European ...
J.C. Penney scores big with Goldman
Meanwhile, the leadership change at J.C. Penney raises questions about the investment strategy of Bill Ackman, the hedge fund manager who had backed Johnson's turnaround plan. sspencer_smb if the investment thesis for Ackman in $JCP was johnson ...
Russia and Japan create joint investment pot with $1bn entry ticket
Russia and Japan have launched a new tool for the development of mutual investments. The new Russo-Japanese investment platform involves injections starting from $1 billion and is aimed at boosting Russia's Far East. Russia and Japan have launched a ...
Overview Of The New 3.8% Investment Income Tax, Part 2: Passive Activities
It's been 72 hours since we posted Part 1 of my dutiful overview of the new 3.8% investment income tax, and since I can't imagine anyone had anything better to do over the weekend than read 2,000 words on recent tax changes, we're ready to give Part 2 ...
The Romanian Gold Mine Bending Billionaire Investment Portfolios
The volatility of this small gold stock has a disproportionate impact on the investment world because of its very high profile backers. Three prominent billionaire investors have for years held big stakes in Gabriel. John Paulson, the hedge fund ...
Mongolia Investment to Buy Control of Mapper for HK$1.5 Billion
Mongolia Investment initially announced the purchase of Sinbo Investment Ltd. in December 2011. It changed the announced structure at least once, according to earlier filings. Mongolia Investment's stock, which had been suspended since April 9, will ...
GOP Chief Questions Propriety Of Esty's Conference Call With Investment Firm
State Republican Party Chairman Jerry Labriola asked state Attorney General George Jepsen Monday to investigate the propriety of an April 23 conference call where state energy Commissioner Dan Esty gave a briefing to clients of the investment firm UBS ...
UBS Profit Beats Estimates on Investment Bank, Wealth Management
UBS AG (UBSN), Switzerland's biggest bank, reported first-quarter earnings that beat analyst estimates on higher revenues at the investment bank and in wealth management. Net income fell to 988 million Swiss francs ($1.05 billion) from 1.04 billion ...
India to Cut Tax on Rupee Bonds to Attract Foreign Investment
India will cut a levy on foreign investment in rupee-denominated government and corporate bonds to attract overseas capital and narrow the nation's current- account deficit. In a speech in parliament today, Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram ...
Factbox: Paul Allen's investment hits and misses
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen has constructed a $15 billion portfolio of tech, sports, real estate and energy investments, while giving to a wide range of philanthropic causes. Not all his bets have been a success. The ...
Man Learns That Carnival Games Are Not A Sound Investment, Loses Life Savings
Sure, sometimes it might feel like you're playing a rigged carnival game when you open up your 401(k) statement, but that's not really the case. Just about any investment is a wise one, though, compared to what a New Hampshire man did with his life's ...
Does investment experience count?
That's a worthwhile theoretical question to ask at any time, since such changes occur frequently in the investment advisory world. But there is a practical reason to ask it now: An announcement over this past weekend that the editor of a top-performing ...
Investors send Tesla shares surging to new high
Shares of the electric car maker rallied to a new high Tuesday, just days before the company is set to report its first profit ever. Tesla (TSLA) offered up a preview of that report earlier this month, saying sales of its all-electric Model S were ...
Apple files for bond sale
The company is expected to offer $17 billion worth of bonds later Tuesday, according to the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. Apple (AAPL) did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The deal's underwriters, Goldman Sachs (GS) and Deutsche ...
Virtus Investment Partners Reports Record Sales, Income
Virtus Investment Partners Inc. reported record sales and income growth for the first three months of 2013, according to financial results released after markets closed Tuesday afternoon. The company's net flows more than doubled for the quarter to $3 ...