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2 Overlooked Investment Opportunities
The great Warren Buffett once said, "Diversification is protection against ignorance. It makes little sense if you know what you are doing." Buffett's statement is the complete opposite of what fund managers do these days with their very diverse ...
What Is Investment Success? This.
What is investment success? Growing at a solid clip, on average, over the long haul. Beating your benchmarks and inflation, too. Collecting dividends and being patient are also powerful drivers of success. If you want to invest in the stock market to ...
GREE Ventures Builds Its Southeast Asia Portfolio With Investment In UrbanIndo
GREE Ventures, the investment arm of the mobile gaming giant, has expanded its Southeast Asia portfolio as the lead in Indonesia real-estate startup UrbanIndo's preferred Series A funding. Other participants include Japanese-US investment firm IMJ ...
UN food agency, OECD says global food prices to rise, investment needed to ...
UN food agency, OECD says global food prices to rise, investment needed to ...
Investment Banks Desperately Seeking Associates
Big-name hires are off the table for all but a few investment banks, but at associate level – those who typically have three to six years of experience – demand is vastly outstripping supply, according to senior headhunters. Large investment banks ...
UK Solar Investment Jeopardized by EU Tariffs on China
U.K. Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker said investment in solar power may be jeopardized by European Union tariffs on panels from China and that Britain is pushing for a “sensible” agreement. The EU on June 5 imposed tariffs of 11.8 ...
Unilever to Make Flavors in Myanmar Amid $656 Million Investment
(KO) and Ford Motor Co. in starting operations in the southeast Asian nation, which reopened its borders last year to foreign investment. Companies are looking to tap the potential of rising consumer spending in a country where the economy is estimated ...
Time Warner, China Media Capital Unveil Investment Partnership
Time Warner and China Media Capital, a Chinese investment fund focused on media and entertainment, on Thursday announced the formation of a strategic investment partnership. our editor recommends. Heads of DreamWorks Animation, China's Wanda ...
Goldman Ups Renewable Energy Investment
Of the total $500 million to be invested in ReNew, Goldman has invested $385 million including the current investment worth $135 million. Moreover, for both ReNew and JRE investments, borrowings worth about three times the equity value to fund projects ...
Cash Dividend On The Way From Fidus Investment Corporation (FDUS)
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/10/13, Fidus Investment Corporation (NASD: FDUS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.38, payable on 6/26/13. As a percentage of FDUS's recent stock price of $18 ...
Time Warner And China Media Capital Form Investment Partnership
NEW YORK – June 6, 2013 – Time Warner Inc and China Media Capital, China's leading investment fund focused on media and entertainment, today announced the formation of a strategic investment partnership. The announcement was made in the western ...
India Tries to Clarify Multi-Brand Retail FDI Investment Rules
“The good announcement is that back-end investment can be done in any part of the country -- that was a sticking point for companies,” Talreja said in a telephone interview. The government still needs to clarify key rules relating to local sourcing, he ...
India Clarifies Rules on Retail-Sector Investment
NEW DELHI—Foreign companies that want to open supermarkets in India must build new infrastructure such as cold-storage facilities and warehouses, the government said Thursday, clarifying some of the rules it announced last year while lifting a ban on ...
Singapore's Malls Top Retail Investment Ranking: Southeast Asia
Singapore's shopping malls offer the best returns in the Asia-Pacific region as economic and demographic growth boost consumption, according to Aviva Plc. (AV/). Suburban retail units catering to local resident demand will offer better yields than the ...
CFOs Say Washington Making US Less Attractive Investment
This new data released Thursday by American Express American Express actually surprised me. The number one geographic spot in the world where chief financial officers want to invest corporate cash is not the United States or Europe. It's the emerging ...
Nippon Paper Mulls Power Plant Investment Amid Abe Energy Push
The project, an example of Nippon Paper's drive to expand outside its mainstay paper products, represents the kind of investment Prime Minister Shinzo Abe endorsed this week as part of efforts to deregulate the electricity industry. Nippon Paper may ...
Google Increases Renewable Energy Investment
My brother is one of the lucky individuals beta-testing the new Google (NASDAQ: GOOG ) product Google Glass. I think they look a little ridiculous (even if they are wicked cool to play with), but I have not been too concerned with prime light-hogging ...
Japan's African Investment: Off Target?
“Raising agricultural productivity is the key to raising employment,” said World Bank Vice President for Africa, Makhtar Diop, in a summary of one summit session on private sector investment into Africa. “Participants observed that raising agricultural ...
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Common Stock ...
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Common Stock ...
How Centrica Measures up as a GARP Investment
LONDON -- A popular way to dig out reasonably priced stocks with robust growth potential is through the "Growth at a Reasonable Price", or GARP, strategy. This theory uses the price-to-earnings to growth (PEG) ratio to show how a share's price weighs ...
Tesla Is Still One of the Market's Best Investment Opportunities
Not bad as far as investment opportunities go, right? To get there, Tesla must disrupt the auto industry in much the same way that Apple disrupted rivals when the iPhone and iPad redefined how we think about computing. Plan to hold for a decade or more ...
What Makes Solar Energy a Good Investment?
The problem comes down to a lack of quality investment options. It's hard to access a mix of investments that will provide reliable returns over the long run. Add in criteria about not investing in harmful or risky industries and the task of finding a ...
AFRICA INVESTMENT-Remittances to Africa carry a high price tag
Now, with official remittance flows to the continent growing to a record $60.4 billion in 2012 - overtaking foreign direct investment and official development assistance as the largest external financial source for the first time, according to the ...
INTERVIEW : Diamonds As A Physical Investment ' On The Cusp Of Developing ...
INTERVIEW : Diamonds As A Physical Investment ' On The Cusp Of Developing ...
Rhode Island's gun investment dilemma
FORTUNE -- Later this month the Rhode Island State Investment Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting, during which it may decide to launch a secondary sale process for its limited partnership position in a private equity fund managed by ...
Pennantpark Investment Corporation Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider ...
Pennantpark Investment Corporation Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider ...
Investment Interest Deduction
Understanding the investment interest deduction can pay big dividends. The purpose of this article is to get individuals up to speed on how the investment interest deduction works, and how it can benefit their own situation. Whether someone is looking ...
San Ramon investment trader charged with 9 counts of mail fraud
OAKLAND -- A San Ramon investment trader was charged with nine counts of mail fraud Friday after an indictment from a federal grand jury alleging he never invested $1 million that clients gave him for day trading. Alfred John Schlette, 59, was arrested ...
The Art of the Fashion Investment
As they ready a new store, the duo behind the boutique Kirna Zabête reflect on their smartest buys, which are still paying dividends. Article; Comments. more in Fashion | Find New $LINKTEXTFIND$ ». smaller; Larger ...
Ann Arbor Spark celebrates $148 million in local investment, jobs, new ...
Ann Arbor Spark celebrates $148 million in local investment, jobs, new ...
How To Use Your IRA To Buy Investment Properties
Putting your hard-earned IRA assets into a “self-directed” IRA can be a very good idea to grow long-term, tax-deferred or tax-free assets. But it doesn't work for everyone. With taxes going up for most people, you might be paying more attention to your ...
Is Broadway a 'Wicked' Good Investment?
The most basic Broadway investment—the unit—usually starts at $25,000 for a musical and $10,000 for a play. Occasionally, half-units are offered as well. But at this level, an investor probably isn't getting to rub elbows with the stars, at least ...
China's CIC 2012 return on overseas investment turns positive
"The investment return in the past five years has surpassed previous expectations a little bit, but not that much," Gao was quoted as saying. Created in 2007, the sovereign wealth fund was tasked to earn higher returns from riskier investments using ...
How National Grid Measures up as a GARP Investment
LONDON -- A popular way to dig out reasonably priced stocks with robust growth potential is through the "Growth at a Reasonable Price", or GARP, strategy. This theory uses the price-to-earnings to growth (PEG) ratio to show how a share's price weighs ...
The danger of politicized foreign investment reviews
At their Sunnylands summit this week, President Obama and China's President Xi Jinping are sure to discuss American attitudes toward Chinese investment in the United States. The announced takeover of U.S. pork producer Smithfield by China's Shuanghui ...
St. Jude Medical Signs Equity Investment and Option to Purchase Agreement ...
St. Jude Medical Signs Equity Investment and Option to Purchase Agreement ...
Children's Investment Fund Foundation (London)
London — The Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), one of the world's largest philanthropic organisations, announced today an investment of $787 million that will transform the lives of hundreds of millions of children. The investment marks a ...
David Moon: Avoid weird investment products with high fees
Weird, complex investment products with exorbitant fees. Simple, amateurish investment products with exorbitant fees. New investment advisers hanging out shingles and soliciting clients with little but the promise of riches or some back-tested model ...
Auction for Nick Saban's $10.95 million Lake Burton investment property ... - The Birmingham News
Auction for Nick Saban's $10.95 million Lake Burton investment property ...
Lifecycle funds for investment newbies
For years employees dreaded selecting the investments within their retirement plans at work. In an effort to address the concern that employees often did not possess the interest, expertise or a combination of the two to make informed investment ...
Furlough tips, Week 11: How to tap into investment accounts
For someone facing a serious budget crisis, taking steps to save money isn't always enough. There are some last-resort options, like tapping into an investment account, or using your home's line of equity to get you through an emergency. These options ...
Despite the politics, Chinese investment in US grows
RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - The biggest-ever Chinese acquisition of a U.S. company faces hurdles in Washington from lawmakers and regulators, but in much of America, Chinese investment is quietly booming. With over $10.5 billion of deals by ...
China January-May property investment up 20.6%
BEIJING--Total property investment in China in the first five months of the year rose 20.6% to 2.68 trillion yuan ($432.3 billion), according to data released on Sunday by the National Bureau of Statistics. Residential and commercial property sales ...
$500 million investment in manufacturing, focus on core brand lead to Harley ...
$500 million investment in manufacturing, focus on core brand lead to Harley ...
Qualcomm to complete second half of its $120 million investment in Sharp by ...
Qualcomm to complete second half of its $120 million investment in Sharp by ...
Why My Investment Strategy Is Failing
Each week, I endeavor to report the results of the Big Idea Portfolio, a collection of five tech stocks that I believe will crush the market over a three-year period. I've done it before; my last tussle with Mr. Market ended with my beating the index's ...
The hard yards begin in Myanmar's quest for foreign investment
Last month, reformist President Thein Sein said Myanmar attracted only $1.4 billion in foreign investment in fiscal 2012-13 - a decent figure for a country that only recently emerged from 49 years of military misrule and isolation, but far from the ...
Guest: Protect incentives for biotech investment
Ill-conceived reform could destroy the delicate incentive scheme that encourages investment in new biotech medicines. Leaders in Washington, D.C., are currently considering several such reforms. The first would reduce the length of the “data protection ...
Japan plans 'drastic' tax cuts for investment: Abe
LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday his government plans to launch a dramatic tax break for corporate investment this autumn after the conclusion of upper-house elections. Speaking in an interview with ...
NIPC - Enhancing Nigeria's Investment Climate
Discounting some of his political miscalculations, there is no denying the fact that the return to democracy under former President Olusegun Obasanjo laid the foundation for the renewed confidence of foreign investors in Nigeria. In 2007 Nigeria's ...