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Turkey Raised to Investment Grade by Moody's on Debt Cuts
Turkey's credit rating was raised to investment grade by Moody's Investors Services Inc. for the first time in two decades as the government reduced its debt and current-account deficits. The lira pared losses. Moody's said in a statement yesterday ...
NQ Tumbles as Investment Data Sink ADRs: China Overnight
Chinese stocks fell for the first time in three days in New York, led by NQ Mobile Inc. (NQ) and NetEase Inc. (NTES), on concern slowing foreign investment will delay a rebound in the world's second-largest economy. The Bloomberg China-US Equity Index ...
Developing World to Dominate Global Investment by 2030
Further, World Bank analysts foresee a massive escalation of global investment from these countries. Whereas in 2000 international investment from developing economies constituted just a fifth of the global total, this could now triple over the next ...
China Encourages Foreign Auto Investment in Policy Reversal
China said it will encourage foreign investment in vehicle manufacturing in its western region, reversing a policy to remove automaking from a list of industries qualifying for government incentives. Starting June 10, foreign auto investment will be ...
Abe's Growth Strategy to Support Investment in Japan Technology
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to unveil details of his growth plan today as he seeks to build on economic expansion fueled in part by rising consumer spending. In a speech today, Abe will announce support for research into self-driving ...
Defense Grid 2 gets a funding boost from Dracogen investment injection
CEO of XE.com and head of Dracogen Strategic Investments, Steven Dengler, is investing the remaining funds required to finish Hidden Path's Defense Grid 2, GamesBeat reports. The strategy tower defense game was successfully crowdfunded in August ...
Rousseff Wins Congress's Support for Brazil Port Investment Plan
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff yesterday won congressional support for a plan to attract private capital and boost investment in ports by $27 billion. The two houses of Congress approved government legislation that eliminates concession fees and ...
Yahoo said to be mulling investment in, or acquisition of, Tumblr
If you can't be cool, why not buy someone who is? That's what Yahoo is looking to do with an investment in — or perhaps outright acquisition of — blogging service Tumblr, whose valuation could be as high as $1 billion. All Things D first reported the ...
Samaras Tells China to See Greece as Europe's Investment Gateway
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras promised to give the “red-carpet treatment” to foreign investors as he visited China to help revive an economy that contracted for the 19th straight quarter. Leading a delegation of business leaders from companies ...
Turkey Bond Yields Drop to Record on Moody's Investment Grade
Turkey's bonds rallied, sending yields to all-time lows, after Moody's Investors Service raised the country to investment grade for the first time in two decades, fueling expectation of capital inflows. The lira weakened on speculation the central bank ...
Abe Unveils Plan for Exports and Investment
TOKYO — The latest installment of Japan's growth strategy will aim to triple infrastructure exports and double farm exports by 2020, as well as increase private investment, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday. The government will set a target for ...
Developing World Investment to Rise - VOA
The developing world is poised to become a major player in global investment. The World Bank says in fewer than 20 years half the global stock of capital will be in developing countries. That compares to about one-third today. The bank has released the ...
Farrakhan to Detroit: Investment needed in city
DETROIT (AP) — Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan has told Detroit city leaders that it's time for his movement to join others to invest in the struggling city where it was founded more than 80 years ago. Farrakhan spoke Friday morning to the City ...
When the Subject Is Returns, Honesty Can Hurt
That certainly seems to be a meager return, particularly given the stock market's fast start this year. Yet this was the pitch I heard when I met Jeff Maurer, chief executive of Evercore Wealth Management, and John Apruzzese, Evercore's chief ...
The Truth About Investment Costs
Paul Sullivan writes this week in his Wealth Matters column about the real cost of fees, taxes and inflation on investments. While most financial advisers already disclose their management fees, there are fees in the investments themselves. And, of ...
China Increases Investment in Himalayan Neighbor Nepal - VOA
Nepali Times Editor Kunda Dixit says it would be absurd if a next-door neighbor of China would see a drop in investment at a time when Chinese investment is growing everywhere else in the world. He adds that Nepal also wants to come out from the shadow ...
Retiring Wall Street Strategist Gives Amazing Investment Advice Just Before He ...
Retiring Wall Street Strategist Gives Amazing Investment Advice Just Before He ...
NEA Notches 3000 Percent Return on Tableau Software Investment
NEA's $29.2 million investment in the digital-chart provider, which made its stock-market debut today, was valued at more than $950 million at the close in New York, making the venture-capital firm the top winner so far this year, Bloomberg.com ...
Waste disposal, recycling execs to talk investment Monday in New Orleans
Wunderlich Securities, which represents a number of waste industry firms, and Penton, a media company focusing on industry publications, are co-sponsoring the investment summit. Penton's Waste Age magazine and the Environmental Industry Associations ...
This Surprising Bond Investment Has Some Smart Benefits
In the following video, Motley Fool investment planning editor Lauren Kuczala talks with longtime Fool contributor and financial planner Dan Caplinger about this interesting bond investment. In going into detail on these bonds, Dan notes the two main ...
Inside Penny Pritzker's portfolio: How a billionaire invests
The mandatory financial disclosure released last week by commerce secretary nominee Penny Pritzker provides a rare look at an American billionaire's entire investment portfolio. Pritzker inherited much of her wealth, long stashed in hundreds of ...
Cannes: The One Percent Flocks to Film Investment
A flurry of new film financing ventures are being announced in Cannes this year as the rich get richer and realize the independent film business can provide a better return than traditional investment routes. our editor recommends. Cannes: Seven Stars ...
En Garde: Tax-Hike Investment Tips
Someone with $8 million in earnings and investment income will pay an average $450,000 this year in taxes on top of the $2.7 million paid last year, figures the Tax Policy Center. A married couple with two young kids and a combined income of $2 million ...
Investment Advice From 2 of the World's Greatest Investors - The Motley Fool
An investment that could fit this investing style well is Google (NASDAQ: GOOG ) . Google is clearly the world's leader in online search, with more than 60% market share (no other competitor has more than 10% market share). While traffic acquisition ...
Developing world to dominate investment
Further, World Bank analysts foresee a massive escalation of global investment from these countries. Whereas in 2000 international investment from developing economies constituted just a fifth of the global total, this could now triple over the next ...
US state cancels subsidy for investment from Pakistani company
Ethiopia's salt trails. For centuries merchants have traveled to Ethiopia to collect salt from the surface of the vast desert basin. Slideshow. Sponsored Links. U.S. state cancels subsidy for investment from Pakistani company. Tweet · Share this ...
Journal Sentinel Watchdog Report Charity's investment a prescription for ...
Journal Sentinel Watchdog Report Charity's investment a prescription for ...
Colorado marijuana firms at hub of new investment network
But thanks largely to recreational pot's new legal status in Colorado and Washington and more states approving medical marijuana, checkbooks are opening and investment partnerships are being signed. Colorado business owners are at the hub of a new ...
The real impact of Turkey's step up into investment grade
Markets have long treated the country as investment grade, though it has been reflected more in credit default swap levels than in bond prices, Maggio said. Further, Fitch Ratings upgraded Turkey out of the junk range 6 months ago, making S&P the last ...
Reader's View, Greater Boise Auditorium District: For good investment, be sure ...
Reader's View, Greater Boise Auditorium District: For good investment, be sure ...
Curtailing Bangladesh Investment Is Short-Sighted
Curtailing Bangladesh Investment Is Short-Sighted · Michael Rubin | @mrubin1971 05.19.2013 - 10:00 AM. The April 24 collapse of the eight-story Rana Plaza, a building hosting numerous garment factories on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital of ...
Senior Housing Investment & Acquisition Round-Up (5/19/13)
Senquest Senior Living, the senior housing business of Titan Real Estate Investment Group Inc., recently acquired an independent and assisted living property near Akron, Ohio for $12 million. Liberty Residence I and II have a total of 137 units which ...
Peter Pilotto on Why He Wants Investment Sooner Than Later
The international talent at Singapore's Audi Fashion Festival is impressive: Carolina Herrera opened the event, Hussein Chalayan will close it. Friday's schedule featured Tsumori Chisato. And Saturday brought Peter Pilotto, the London-based designer ...
Iterations: How Tech Hedge Funds And Investment Banks Make Sense Of ...
Iterations: How Tech Hedge Funds And Investment Banks Make Sense Of ...
Marijuana firms form investment network for pot-related startups
But thanks largely to recreational pot's new legal status in Colorado and Washington and more states approving medical marijuana, checkbooks are opening and investment partnerships are being signed. Colorado business owners are at the hub of a new ...
Presidential Visit Puts Myanmar Investment Theme in Spotlight
Statistics released earlier this month indicate foreign direct investment to Myanmar is surging. In the fiscal year ending in April 2013, Myanmar attracted $1.419 billion in foreign direct investment, an almost fivefold increase over the previous ...
A Vindicated Turkey, Now Investment Grade
The nation's economy got a vital boost May 16 when Moody's (MCO) lifted its government bond ratings to investment grade; Fitch had already done so in November. (Another big rating firm, Standard & Poor's (MHP), has the debt a notch below investment ...
MPs Cry for Heavy Investment in Ports, Railway Infrastructure
He said the most effective way to accelerate the country's economic development was through putting in place reliable marine and railway transport. Mr Peter Serukamba (Kigoma Urban - CCM) pushed for heavy investment in ports and railway infrastructure ...
RPT-Investment grade Turkey hopes and fears more investment
LONDON May 17 (Reuters) - The coveted investment grade rating has arrived in Turkey and foreign capital may follow - possibly a lot of it. But here's the multi-million lira question: What kind of cash will it be? What Turkey desperately wants is long ...
NY regulator questions investment firms' ties to insurers: WSJ
As more investment firms acquiring or becoming involved with insurance companies the regulator is concerned that insurers are making potentially risky bets with some of the money needed to fulfill contracts that many customers depend on to supplement ...
Japan's New Loans for Investment Climb 7.1% in First Quarter
Japan's new loans for fixed investment rose 7.1 percent in the first three months of the year, the sixth straight quarterly gain, helped by increased borrowing from non-manufacturing, logistics and welfare companies. The borrowing totaled 12.1 trillion ...
Exclusive Media Gets New Investment
Exclusive Media Gets New Investment. Email Print; +Talk · +G+ · +Tweets · +Likes. Exclusive Media Gets New Investment May 20, 2013 | 05:22AM PT. Funds to initially back 4 pictures. Financial News Editor · Rachel Abrams. Financial News Editor @ ...
“A Better Return on Investment”
“This program helps FS/HAAF [Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Air Field] become better stewards of the taxpayers money and provides a better return on investment,” the post says. “It is these types of award competitions and improvements to our processes that ...
Chile Economy Grows Less Than Forecast as Investment Boom Wanes
Investment expanded 9.6 percent from last year, compared with growth of 18.1 percent in the previous three months. The central bank kept borrowing costs unchanged on May 16 for a 16th consecutive month as policy makers juggle the opposing pressures of ...
Indonesia Names Investment Chief as Finance Minister
JAKARTA, Indonesia—Indonesia named investment chief Chatib Basri as its new finance minister Monday, making the longtime technocrat the country's third finance head in three years and handing him the tough task of trying to help revamp the fast ...
A Stronger Middle Class Leads to More Investment in Postsecondary Education
A Stronger Middle Class Leads to More Investment in Postsecondary Education. President Obama Ohio State. SOURCE: AP/Carolyn Kaster. President Barack Obama speaks at Ohio State University's spring commencement ceremony in the Ohio Stadium, ...
How can startups get their first VC investment? Ashton Kutcher has some tips
The ability to foster communication, as far as he and his partners are concerned, is one of the most important factors in his investment decisions. "The film industry brings people together, and so does technology. I see them as similar platforms," he ...
Qatar Creates $1 Billion Foreign Water and Power Investment Arm
Qatar created a $1 billion investment arm to add foreign power and water assets to stakes it already has in businesses from Barclays Plc (BARC) to Harrods department store. Nebras Power will be 60 percent owned by publicly traded Qatar Electricity and ...
Elon Musk's SolarCity surges 16%
Very few entrepreneurs succeed in turning an idea to a $1B+ business. Elon Musk has done it 4 times: $TSLA $SCTY $PAYPAL $SPACEX. Incredible. Musk, who is the chairman of SolarCity, was a co-founder of Internet payment system Paypal. But he's ...
Gary Bettman says owning NHL team 'a good, stable investment'
Specifically, Bettman was asked about buying a hockey franchise as an investment, whether it would be a good business move. You know, for all those moguls sitting at home wondering what to do with the millions of dollars they are using as a couch while ...