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Selective justice keeps foreign investment out of Ukraine
Such cases are one reason why Ukraine performs so poorly in attracting foreign investment, drawing just over $6 billion in FDI last year compared to over $10 billion each for its EU neighbors Poland and Czech Republic. Of that sum, $3.9 billion came ...
Vue Sold to Omers, Alberta Investment for $1.5 Billion
Omers Private Equity Inc. and Alberta Investment Management Corp. are buying Vue from private-equity firm Doughty Hanson & Co. and the London-based cinema operator's management, according to a statement today by the three companies. Vue, which ...
Ask The Biz Brain: Cutting investment costs - The Star-Ledger
Q. My wife will be retiring in about a year with $500,000 in her 401(k). Is there any way she can save the annual maintenance and administrative fees that approach 5 percent or more? Are there any self-directed IRA plans available to the average person ...
Coming To America: Greater International Investment Could Be Coming To Oil ...
Coming To America: Greater International Investment Could Be Coming To Oil ...
Wealthy Mexicans' Investment In The United States Sharply Up in 2012
As the United States economy improves, wealthy Mexican businessmen are pouring millions of dollars into the largest economy in the world. They seek to take advantages of their proximity to the U.S. and its foreign investment-friendly laws. In 2012 ...
Silver Investment Demand: The Ticking Time Bomb
Even though silver investment demand has picked up recently due to the lowest prices in over two years, this may be just the tip of the iceberg for what is to come in the future. Currently, only a small fraction of investors understand silver's future ...
How Investment Advisors Should Sell China To Retail Clients
What do investment advisors say when you tell them this story, I asked Joohee An, a Hong Kong based fund manager for Korean investment giant Mirae Asset. She was sitting beside me in a conference room inside the Bank of America Bank of America ...
Ask Matt: Is Cisco or Symantec a better investment?
USA TODAY markets reporter Matt Krantz answers a different reader question every weekday. To submit a question, e-mail Matt at [email protected] Q: Is Cisco or Symantec a better cybersecurity investment? A: Locking down computer networks is ...
How to Attract Private Investment in Clean Energy
It is to allow renewable-energy companies to form master limited partnerships, a business structure that has long worked to attract investment capital to the oil and gas industry. Legislation in the Senate has support from Republicans and Democrats ...
Deloitte Buys Ex-BofA Chairman Hugh McColl's Investment Bank
Deloitte LLP purchased McColl Partners LLC, the investment bank founded by former Bank of America Corp. (BAC) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Hugh McColl, to boost the buyer's middle-market mergers advisory unit. About 70 employees will join ...
Drew Brees sues ex-teammate over bogus tax credits investment
Meanwhile, former New Orleans Saints tight end Jeremy Shockey and former Saints defensive coordinator Gary Gibbs reached separate settlements Monday with Houser over the same investment deal. Terms were confidential. "The parties are happy to have ...
Drew Brees sues former teammate over bogus investment
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees sued a former teammate Monday for allegedly advising him to invest $160,000 in tax credits that turned out to be bogus. The suit filed on Brees' behalf in federal court claims former Saints ...
Desalitech Gets Liberation Capital Investment for Water
Desalitech Gets Liberation Capital Investment for Water. By Justin Doom - 2013-06-11T04:01:00Z. Desalitech Ltd., a Boston-based company specializing in desalination and industrial water-treatment technologies to lower costs and energy consumption, will ...
Leading a revitalized small business investment program
As the U.S. economy was sinking into recession in 2008, a Small Business Administration (SBA) program designed to provide investment capital to private equity firms was stagnant and ill-prepared to help stimulate economic growth. Harry Haskins, a ...
Hugh McColl's investment bank, McColl Partners, sold to Deloitte
The company claimed record activity in 2012, with 10% employment growth, and was a finalist for trade publication M&A Advisor's Investment Banking Firm of the Year. “Middle-market M&A represents a significant growth opportunity for Deloitte and our ...
Turkey's investment grade cheers turn to tears
LONDON, June 11 (Reuters) - The transformation of Turkey in less than a month from newly-minted investment grade darling to market struggler has again put the role of ratings agencies under scrutiny. Turkey won a coveted second investment grade rating ...
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 ...
iZettle charges onward in Europe's War of the Dongles with strategic investment
Today Swedish mobile point-of-sale (POS) startup iZettle announced a $6.6 million round from Banco Santander to fuel global expansion. iZettle is one of the European clones of Square, the pioneer dongle startup founded by Twitter creator Jack Dorsey in ...
TalentWise snares $25 million investment
TalentWise, known for its software called TalentWiseHire, received the largest investment in its history from an undisclosed, Seattle-based private equity investor. The software allows companies to manage human-resources functions electronically ...
Waze Deal Primes Israel's Silicon Wadi for Wave of Investment
Google Inc. (GOOG)'s acquisition of mobile map developer Waze Inc. marks one of the most lucrative outcomes for an Israeli technology startup, and is poised to fuel a wave of investment and entrepreneurship in the country. Waze was bought for about $1 ...
Cheaper than China: Samsung boosts investment in Vietnam manufacturing
The South Korean electronics giant will raise its investment in northern Bac Ninh Province by two-thirds, to $2.5 billion, according to a report by the Vietnam News Service. It is also building a $2 billion-plus factory in Thai Nguyen province near ...
JPMorgan stays top of investment banking in first quarter: study
N) kept its top spot for investment banking in the first quarter after bringing in $6.9 billion in revenues, putting it ahead of four rivals tied for second place, a study showed on Wednesday. Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAC.N) and Citigroup (C.N ...
Japan to cut investment tax to boost firms' capital spending
TOKYO, June 12 (Reuters) - Japan plans to help its corporations by cutting tax on investment to boost their capital spending, a draft of the nation's growth strategy showed on Wednesday. The investment tax break was added to a series of measures the ...
Don't Buy The Hype, College Education Is Not An Investment
Hardly a day goes by without the publication of articles on the plight of recent college graduates. Large numbers are either unemployed or employed in jobs that don't call for any academic preparation. Many are struggling with the burden of their ...
Is Real Estate Ever A Wise Investment For Retirees?
At one point in my life you might have heard me say something like, “I've probably made more money in real estate by accident than I have in the market on purpose.” For many years, you could buy good-quality property, as much as you could afford, and ...
3 Investment Ideas That Could Get You in Trouble
When the stock market is strong, there's never any shortage of solid investment ideas to preserve and grow your wealth. But when volatility hits, it suddenly gets a lot harder to find profitable investments for your portfolio, and often, the strategies ...
Hawks hire investment bank to sell equity
The Atlanta Hawks have hired investment bank Inner Circle Sports to try to raise tens of millions of dollars from new limited partners to pay for projects that could include a new practice facility, scoreboards at Philips Arena and a branding campaign ...
JPMorgan Stays Number One in Investment Banking
JPMorgan Chase kept its top spot for investment banking in the first quarter after bringing in $6.9 billion in revenues, putting it ahead of four rivals tied for second place, a study showed on Wednesday. Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and Citigroup ...
Louisiana Public Pensions Sue Over Their 'Best Investment'
In April 2012, I wrote that three Louisiana public pensions which invested $100 million in a New York hedge fund managed by Fletcher Asset Management promising high returns with low risk should have thought twice about defensively referring to the ...
California Energy-Storage Plan May Require $3 Billion Investment
Energy companies may invest as much as $3 billion on power-storage systems in California to facilitate wider use of renewable energy. Utilities owned by PG&E Corp. (PCG), Sempra Energy (SRE) and Edison International (EIX) would be required to procure ...
Emerging, Frontier Markets Remain Solid Long-Term Investment -- Northern Trust
Investors who focus on just a few emerging markets, particularly the countries known as the “BRICs,” that is Brazil, Russia, India and China, are too narrowly focused, said Greg Behar, senior investment strategist at Northern Trust. Like any other ...
GM targets investment grade rating 'within the year'
Smaller U.S. rival Ford Motor Co (F.N) achieved an investment grade credit rating last year, allowing it to get lower rates on borrowing and expanding the number of potential buyers for its bonds. GM would be able to do the same. In January, Akerson ...
Guinea Fears 30% Drop in Mining Investment -Finance Minister
LONDON--Guinea is forecasting a 30% drop in domestic mining investment this year as miners pare back their capital expenditure globally and China, the world's largest consumer of many commodities, grows at a slower pace, said the West African nation's ...
Canada Willing to Raise Investment-Review Limit For EU in Trade Talks-Source
OTTAWA--Canada has agreed to make it easier for European firms to invest in Canada, as part of an effort to seal a free-trade deal with Brussels. Canadian trade negotiators have agreed to exclude any potential investment by a European Union entity from ...
Australia renewables fund courts controversy with first investment
Its proposed A$100 million-plus loan to the 420MW Macarthur windfarm project in the state of Victoria would be its first investment, but has raised concerns about the use of Australian public funds to undercut existing lenders and help a New Zealand ...
Armada Oil to Present at Solstice Investment Conference
The NYSE MKT has joined forces with Singular Research to hold an investment conference dedicated to informing the investment community about undercovered/undiscovered companies currently listed or seeking listing on its exchange or other major ...
UBS Investment Bank Names Sara Ferrari to Emerging Markets Role
Ferrari will take on the role in addition to her position as the head of strategy at the investment bank reporting to Andrea Orcel, the chief executive officer of the division, according to the memo from the unit's executive committee today. A UBS ...
Detroit Riverfront Spurs $1 Billion In Investment
The Detroit riverfront has spurred $1 billion in investment on or along the riverfront over the past 10 years, which also includes projects currently under construction or planned for completion in the next several years. The data comes from an ...
How Security At Home Is The Best Investment
What do you know about effective in-home security for your possessions? How well does your alarm system work? How reliable are your locks? Can you trust the people who enter and exit your home or office on a regular basis? People often know less about ...
Kids' Clothing Maker Lolly Wolly Doodle Grabs $20 Million Investment, Led by ...
Kids' Clothing Maker Lolly Wolly Doodle Grabs $20 Million Investment, Led by ...
Ask Bill Clinton: Are there Bipartisan Ways to Boost US Infrastructure Investment?
“Cities and towns across America are struggling with the issue of crumbling infrastructure and how to finance new investment. In older American cities, the potential for infrastructure failure can no longer be ignored. We know that infrastructure ...
Fed tapering should help, not hurt, the dollar
The markets are obsessed with the Fed and Japan. But if Ben Bernanke does pull back on QE, that should boost the dollar. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, ...
Gold prices drop 1%. Is $1150 next?
U.S. stocks were able to evade the rout in Asia, but gold wasn't so lucky. In fact, the precious metal has been one of the most jittery asset classes this year. Gold prices plunged to a two-year low in April on worries about slowing growth in China ...
Nestle's $40 Million Investment In Plant Approved By Board
The Borough Planning Board on Wednesday unanimously approved a major expansion of the Nestle plant on Jerseyville Avenue, officials said. The proposal now goes to the Freehold Township Planning Board for approval there. The 40-acre Nestle property ...
Ecuador Congress OKs law to ease mining investment terms
Socialist President Rafael Correa, who won a sweeping re-election victory in February, is eager to attract investment to reduce the economy's dependence on oil exports and help finance social spending - the key to his high popularity. But the U.S ...
Steve Case's $20M investment in Lolly Wolly Doodle proves the value of social ...
Steve Case's $20M investment in Lolly Wolly Doodle proves the value of social ...
Palin In Comparison: To Maximize Investment, Fox Needs to Change Game For ...
Palin In Comparison: To Maximize Investment, Fox Needs to Change Game For ...
REFILE-Australia renewables fund courts controversy with first investment
Its proposed A$100 million-plus loan to the 420MW Macarthur windfarm project in the state of Victoria would be its first investment, but has raised concerns about the use of Australian public funds to undercut existing lenders and help a New Zealand ...
The Investment Trends You Should Consider
In the Third World is being built and there's major investment particularly in some of the emerging markets in Asia where they want the clean water so really folks you don't ever want to -- with saturated industry. This one isn't there's opportunity ...
Yingli Unit to Halt Dividend and Slow Investment to Repay Debt
Yingli Unit to Halt Dividend and Slow Investment to Repay Debt. By Bloomberg News - 2013-06-14T05:43:31Z. Yingli Energy (China) Co., a unit of the world's largest solar-panel maker, said it will stop paying a dividend and slow investments to clear debt ...