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New angel investment group starts in NWI - The Times
Lakeshore ArchAngels was formed after Frank Szczepanski, cofounder and CEO of IVDiagnostics, a local company and tenant at the Purdue technology center in Merrillville, approached Dr. Ursula Saqui last summer about forming a local angel investment ...
July Options Now Available For Fortress Investment Group
Investors in Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE: FIG) saw new options become available today, for the July expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the FIG options chain for the new July contracts and ...
25 Colleges With the Best Return on Investment
Payscale recently released a list of more than 1,500 schools measured purely by the 30-year return on investment (ROI) for Bachelor's degrees. The site also tracks typical starting salaries for graduates of these schools. The three schools at the top ...
Lack Of Investment By CT Makes It Harder To Recover From Derailment
But then-governor John Rowland refused to make the investment. The state's next governor, Jodi Rell, partly reversed that decision and in 2004 ordered dozens of new rail cars, which are only now entering into service. But for years, the overhead ...
Tuur Demeester: Bitcoin still a great investment #Bitcoin2013 - CoinDesk
Tuur Demeester — publisher of the Dutch-language investment newsletter MacroTrends – began advising his readers to buy bitcoins back when the currency was trading at just $5 (US) per BTC. But even at today's prices ($120.50 as of mid-day on May 19), ...
Oppenheimer's Investment Banking Division Continues Growth
Also joining the Investment Banking Division is Robert Cramer, who will serve as Managing Director – Specialty Finance. Robert has over 20 years of experience in the specialty finance sector, and comes to Oppenheimer from RBC Capital Markets where he ...
Barrett joins BelHealth Investment Partners
BelHealth Investment Partners LLC (“BelHealth”) today announced that Paul Barrett has joined the investment team as an Associate. Mr. Barrett will be active in executing new transactions and working closely with existing portfolio companies. Previously ...
5 Signs That Your Investment Adviser Is Scamming You
Any time an investment advisor is guaranteeing returns or assuring consistency, year in and year out, there's a pretty good chance it's a scam. And while there are a few legitimate annuities with investment accounts structured in a way to "guarantee ...
Jobs of the Week: Goldman, Strategic Investment Solutions, Microsoft and ...
Jobs of the Week: Goldman, Strategic Investment Solutions, Microsoft and ...
BlackRock to Buy Real-Estate Investment Firm MGPA
"When you think about investment styles, there's no doubt we are seeing increasingly large institutions and pension funds and insurance companies… heading into alternative [investments] and longer-dated assets," said Mark McCombe, BlackRock's ...
Karzai seeks more Indian investment in Afghanistan
New Delhi, May 21 — Afghan president Hamid Karzai Tuesday called for Indian investment in critical sectors such as healthcare, telecom, agri-business and capacity building. In an interaction with a group of company chief executives, Karzai spoke about ...
10 blue chips for a 5-year investment outlook
Because dividends represent the most basic and fundamental measure of return on investment. Besides high quality and a long history of dividend payments and dividend increases, what is ultimately of most importance is that the shares be purchased when ...
The market doesn't lie: Housing recovery is for real
Time to move in? Shares of companies with ties to the housing market are surging. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La ...
For Yield And Value, It's The Best Investment Bank You've Never Heard Of
The financial sector has seen a massive jolt of revitalization in the past year with both regional and the 'too-big-to-fail' banks rallying strongly as housing and the overall economy continue to recover. Also seeing some pep in their step are ...
Three Things That Make A Great Real Estate Investment
House investment If you're looking into real estate investments, you likely want to earn wealth on real estate based on risk you are taking, while minimizing the amount of time you need to spend attending to the property. In order to accomplish this ...
Apple's Tim Cook is Wall Street hero for a day
While lawmakers took turns bashing Apple (AAPL) for its creative tax policies, investors were cheering on CEO Tim Cook as he defended the company and pushed Congress to overhaul the tax code. The general consensus among traders on StockTwits was ...
Pennymac Mortgage Investment Trust (PMT) Passes Through 10% Yield Mark
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Tuesday, shares of Pennymac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE: PMT) were yielding above the 10% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.28), with the stock ...
Ask Matt: How do investment banks move markets? - USA Today
USA TODAY markets reporter Matt Krantz answers a different reader question every weekday. To submit a question, e-mail Matt at [email protected] Q: What role do investment banks perform in markets? A: Investment banks are the grease that keeps ...
McCaffery: 76ers owner Josh Harris needs to recognize bad investment (With ...
McCaffery: 76ers owner Josh Harris needs to recognize bad investment (With ...
Samsung Steps Up Investment in Rivals
"The investment is aimed at solidifying our relationship with Pantech," which buys components from Samsung, Samsung said in a statement, without providing more details on the rationale behind its investment. Samsung declined to comment when asked ...
What Is An Alternative Investment?
Hardly a day goes by that another firm doesn't either enter into the retail alternative investment space, or expand their offerings; Fidelity and Schwab just announced major initiatives. Becoming more common as well, however, are firms closing retail ...
BP's Iraq Investment to Reach $5 Billion by 2016
BP's Iraq Investment to Reach $5 Billion by 2016. Published May 22, 2013. Dow Jones Newswires. U.K. oil major BP PLC (BP) plans to increase the production capacity at the Rumaila oilfield, the largest in Iraq, by 750,000 barrels per day by 2017, and ...
VC Leader: Michigan Investment Outlook Sunny
YPSILANTI — The woman in charge of $30 billion in custom venture capital funds apparently has a special place for the $600 million of it that's under management in Michigan. Kelly Williams, who leads Credit Suisse's Customized Fund Investment Group, ...
World's most exclusive real estate investment
Real estate is one of the hottest investment stories on the Street. That's because for the first time in six years, home prices logged an annual gain in 2012. That momentum has carried into 2013, with the S&P/Case Shiller house price index showing ...
China boosts US investment to all-time high; seeks more
Video: CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on a Chinese company that plans to manufacture products in the United States and then sell them to Chinese consumers. And, Thilo Hanemann, Rhodium Group, discusses how the Chinese are making more ...
EU Investment Bank Sees $2.1 Billion Penalty of Transaction Tax
The European Investment Bank says it would have to absorb as much as 1.65 billion euros ($2.1 billion) in extra costs under proposals for a European Union financial-transaction tax. The tax, as proposed, would raise the Luxembourg-based EIB's funding ...
Scale Out Provider Cloudscaling Raises $10M With Investment From Juniper ...
Scale Out Provider Cloudscaling Raises $10M With Investment From Juniper ...
How Women Angels And Entrepreneurs Are Beating Investment Odds
“The women angel networks themselves are getting the word out about the importance of women participating in the investment process and are doing a great job at welcoming new women into the investing community,” said Susan Duffy, Executive Director, ...
Fashion & beauty startup Zalora scores $100M investment to grow in Southeast ...
Fashion & beauty startup Zalora scores $100M investment to grow in Southeast ...
SAP, EMPEA intro analytics tool for investment advice in emerging markets
SAP has teamed up with the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association for a new scheme for promoting and advising sustainable investment strategies across emerging economies. Essentially, SAP has the tool set (thanks primarily to its flagship HANA ...
Economy needs both reform and investment
One way President Obama can begin to put the IRS scandal behind him is by proposing comprehensive tax reform. Beyond the usual Washington theatrics, the real problem is that the U.S. tax code is unbelievably complicated, clocking in around 74,000 ...
Investment firms sue exchanges in dispute on improper fee charges
(Reuters) - A group of investment firms including Citadel Securities LLC sued the Chicago Board Options Exchange Inc and four other exchanges on Wednesday for improper charges on millions of options trades over a seven-year period. The lawsuit, filed ...
KKR Said to Weigh Push for Saks-Neiman US Retail Merger
KKR & Co., the private-equity firm run by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, is weighing an investment in Saks Inc. (SKS) and may seek a merger with rival Neiman Marcus Group Inc., said people with knowledge of the matter. The deliberations may not lead ...
COLUMN-Peak in Australian commodity investment boom is a good thing: Clyde ...
COLUMN-Peak in Australian commodity investment boom is a good thing: Clyde ...
India Says May Take Steps to Attract Foreign Capital
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SAP to Accelerate Africa Investment on China-Sized Opportunity
SAP, which has a target to lift its global revenue to more than 20 billion euros ($25.8 billion) in 2015 from 16.2 billion euros last year, announced in late 2011 an investment plan of more than $2 billion for China. Its first-quarter software sales ...
EU Kroes: Eyeing EUR100 billion Private Investment for Chips, Semiconductors
Europe should make cheaper, faster and smarter microchips in order to compete globally, European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes said when announcing European Union funding for research and development in the sector Thursday. "We can ...
Spirit's ShadowWorks a technology investment
Spirit's technology development efforts are branded “ShadowWorks.” It's the company's long-term investment into product and process technology. The ShadowWorks employee network stretches across the company's sites in Wichita, Kinston, N.C., Prestwick, ...
Historically miserable May for Brewers, investment in Weeks and the 'Brauny bend'
Historically miserable May for Brewers, investment in Weeks and the 'Brauny bend'. By Jay Sorgi. CREATED 7:03 AM. Tweet; Share; Email; Print. MIlwaukee Brewers pitcher Wily Perlata throws and walks a run home during the second inning of their game ...
China continues foreign automotive investment incentives after all
Legislators had removed automotive manufacturing from the list of industries that would receive government support in the future, but foreign investment fell off significantly in April. The country's National Development and Reform Commission responded ...
Geothermal Exploratory Fund May Spur $9.6 Billion Investment
A proposed $500 million fund to help developers of geothermal power explore new sites for projects may leverage about $9.6 billion of new investment, unleashing as much as 2,400 megawatts of capacity, a report found. A geothermal exploration drilling ...
Andreessen Backs Lyft Ride Sharing With $60M Investment
Weiss compares Lyft to Airbnb Inc., another Andreessen Horowitz investment that helps users share rooms in their apartments and homes with strangers. Both startups have benefited from the social ties they use to help users form online and in the real ...
Time to hit pause on stock rally
"The market is in need of a pullback but it should be relatively short and shallow," said Paul Nolte, managing director of Dearborn Partners, an investment firm in Chicago. "Global economic growth remains modest and stocks have continued to go higher ...
Burma Responsible Investment Reporting Requirements
The Burma Responsible Investment Reporting Requirements have received final approval from the Office of Management and Budget and have taken effect. The first submissions in response to the Reporting Requirements, which apply to U.S. persons with ...
Ex-Goldman Investment Banker Pays $100000 in SEC Pay-to-Play Case
A former investment banker at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) agreed to pay $100,000 and submit to a five-year ban from the securities industry to settle Securities and Exchange Commission allegations about his role in a pay-to-play scheme involving the ...
American Capital Mortgage Investment (MTGE) Passes Through 16% Yield Mark
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Thursday, shares of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASD: MTGE) were yielding above the 16% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $3.60), with the ...
BUYOUTS-NYC investment officer's new job raises eyebrows
The timing of Miller's move raises questions about whether the city's pensions, and pensions generally, should have stricter rules governing investment officers who wish to leave for money managers. New York City Pension Systems, which includes five ...
Houston 'pastor' charged in real estate investment scheme
HOUSTON — Samuel Ray Palasota, 52, of Houston, has surrendered to federal authorities following the return of a 24-count indictment alleging he operated a fraudulent real estate investment scheme and defrauded a woman of $650,000, U.S. Attorney ...
Wichita leaders: Numbers show progress in private downtown investment
Private investment downtown totals $194,012,200 since 2010, according to sales and valuation data from the city of Wichita and Sedgwick County. Public investment is $30,631,921, a ratio of approximately $6.30 in private investment for every dollar ...
German First-Quarter Growth Damped by Construction, Investment
The German economy's return to growth in the first quarter was hampered by declines in construction activity and investment as a severe winter and a recession in Europe damped demand. Construction fell 2.1 percent from the fourth quarter and capital ...