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Lampiris of Belgium Wins Investment as Gimv Bets on Green Power
Lampiris SA, a Belgian green power supplier, won 40 million euros ($53 million) of investment from Gimv NV (GIMB) and Societe Regionale d'Investissement de Wallonie SA as the nation's investors bet on the expansion of clean energy. Lampiris, based in ...
Why you need an investment policy statement
(MoneyWatch) There's an old and wise saying that those who fail to plan, plan to fail. Yet, despite the wisdom of this statement, the majority of investors never develop an investment policy statement (IPS). Having a plan is important because it's ...
Cash Dividend On The Way From Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV)
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/18/13, Apollo Investment Corporation (NASD: AINV) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.20, payable on 7/5/13. As a percentage of AINV's recent stock price of $8.11 ...
Market volatility creating buying opportunity
But Rowader, interviewed at the Morningstar Investment Conference in Chicago this week, said he thinks investors took the Fed's comments about tapering QE "out of context," and their guidance isn't a departure from what has been known all along: the ...
Groupon is back from the dead
The daily deals site is shining again following the firing of former CEO Andrew Mason. Groupon (GRPN) used to be the laughing stock of social media firms. Lousy earnings reports. Accounting issues. A CEO who just seemed a little too green to be dealing ...
How Wm. Morrison Supermarkets 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 ...
Gov. Snyder Leading 'Investment Mission' To Israel
LANSING (AP) – Michigan's chief executive is leading a delegation of business and government leaders to Israel for what's described as a nine-day “investment mission.” Republican Gov. Rick Snyder said he seeks to build on Michigan's relationships with ...
Bostad: 2012 Was "Good Investment" for Bucs' Line
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers believed they would field the best offensive guard tandem in the league in 2012 after signing All-Pro Carl Nicks to play alongside Pro Bowler Davin Joseph . Instead, those two combined for seven regular-season games played, ...
Cincinnati startup in line for Mark Kvamme investment
Former JobsOhio chief Mark Kvamme, who co-founded Columbus-based Drive Capital this year, is investing in Roadtrippers, the startup that allows travelers to map routes, book hotels, browse special events and find deals in other cities. The investment ...
UNCF Campaign Spotlights the Value of Investment in Black Students
"Better Futures builds on that empathy by calling for an investment in our students that will literally pay us all a dividend." Over the past 40 years, the UNCF, in partnership with the Ad Council, have raised more than $3.5 billion and helped more ...
Calpers Investment Chief Dear Cedes Duties Over Cancer
Joseph Dear, who led a $96 billion post-recession recovery as chief investment officer of the California Public Employees' Retirement System, has given up some duties as he fights prostate cancer, the fund said. Dear, 62, handed his day-to-day ...
The Carlyle Group and AlpInvest to Manage $155 Million Investment Fund for ...
The Carlyle Group and AlpInvest to Manage $155 Million Investment Fund for ...
How BHP Billiton 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 ...
Climate Change Can Kill Your Investment Returns
The planet is warming up -- and you may not even realize how much of a profound effect it can have on your portfolio. Climate change is responsible for more extreme weather events and increasing water scarcity, for instance, presenting profound ...
Want a better return on your college investment? Choose your major wisely
“College can still be worth it for many students provided that they have an appetite for academic rigor and an understanding of which schools and majors provide a good return on investment.”” College has taken quite a beating lately. Unemployment is up ...
In Portland General Electric's $1.3 billion investment plan, winning bidder is PGE
The scope of the investment plan is breathtaking: three power plants, three years, $1.3 billion, plus more to come on transmission. That's a 40 percent addition to its regulated assets, all built simultaneously. To bankroll the expansion, PGE is ...
Investment Trends Flexible, disciplined funds shine in down markets
Stock price volatility has been picking up in the last few weeks as Federal Reserve decision-makers drop stronger hints that may begin raising interest rates. "We don't try to predict it, but I think everybody is on the edge of their seats waiting for ...
Snyder goes after jobs as he heads to Israel on investment mission
Gov. Rick Snyder. Related links. Gov. Snyder plans trip to Israel in JuneSnyder looks to rekindle business relationships during China trip. Gov. Rick Snyder is leaving Friday on a nine-day investment mission to Israel. It's the fifth such foreign ...
Stan Druckenmiller in New Interview on China Says ;Nobody's Ever Had ...
Stan Druckenmiller in New Interview on China Says ;Nobody's Ever Had ...
Investment firms gobbling up homes in Southwest Florida
Smaller copycat investors, including New York's Fundamental REO and Minnesota-based Harbors Investment Corp., have picked up hundreds more homes — pushing the corporate control of the market to higher levels than perhaps ever before. While the ...
Mideast investment plan helps, but can't substitute for peace
At the World Economic Forum in Jordan, Secretary of State John Kerry waded into the muddy waters of the Middle East peace process by highlighting an international effort to attract $4 billion in private investment to Palestinian territories. He ...
Qatar tightens caps on banks' securities investment
Banks' total investment in equities and debt instruments must be limited to 25 percent of their capital and reserves, though debt instruments issued by the government and national banks are exempt from the limits. Previously, under instructions to ...
Investment firms snap up southwest Florida homes
Smaller copycat investors, including New York's Fundamental REO and Minnesota-based Harbors Investment Corp., have picked up hundreds more homes — pushing the corporate control of the market to higher levels than perhaps ever before. While the ...
Montana's investment in 2-year education programs leads nation
Montana's investment in 2-year education programs leads nation. Montana leads nation in increasing 2-year degrees. Print Email. « Lexi Country, Robert Bravo · Lexi Country. » 2013-06-16T10:38:00Z 2013-06-16T16:50:04Z Montana's investment in 2-year ...
Rwandair Accra Flight Will Boost Investment - Ghana
Accra — The launch of commercial flights to Accra, Ghana by RwandAir will boost business and open up investment opportunities between the two countries, Joyce Bawa Mogtari, Ghana's deputy transport minister, has said. "This is a good move that will ...
Delaware Voice: Investment in early education may be best crime-prevention tool
As the News Journal's Sunday lead story made clear, crime has a high cost for us all. Delaware's criminal justice system is working hard at the state and local level to reduce recidivism and increase public safety. In addition to those immediate ...
When College Becomes a Risky Investment
Economists mislead families by framing college attendance as an issue of capital investment rather than one of affordability. Telling parents and students that they should choose the college with the highest net present value, or predicted return on ...
Possible investment flexibility for racino
An Assembly bill that would allow for the Saratoga Casino & Raceway to receive additional investment is showing the first sign of life since 2011. Assembly Bill 3710 from Yonkers Democrat Gary Pretlow, the Assembly's point man on racing, would allow ...
Snyder travels to Israel on "investment mission"
(WZZM) -Governor Rick Snyder is on a nine-day "investment mission" in Israel. The trip is meant to build relationships with Israeli companies and universities. Snyder left on Friday and he will travel to Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa and other regions of ...
Foreign Investment in Canada Securities at 7-Month High
OTTAWA--Foreign investors added 14.91 billion Canadian dollars ($14.66 billion) worth of Canadian securities to their portfolios in April, the most since September 2012, including the largest investment in bonds and money-market paper in almost year, ...
The Biggest Investment Opportunity the World Has Ever Known
Let me begin with an apology and a small confession. This column really isn't about “the biggest investment opportunity the world has ever known.” However, it is about the easiest, most consistent method ever devised for making money in stocks. And you ...
Charlotte investment bank Edgeview Partners to be acquired
Charlotte middle-market investment bank Edgeview Partners will be acquired by Minneapolis-based Piper Jaffray, the larger investment bank announced Monday. Both companies described their firms as “complementary,” and Piper Jaffray praised ...
How Barclays Measures Up As a GARP Investment
If you already hold shares in Barclays and are looking to significantly boost your investment returns elsewhere, check out this special Fool report, which outlines the steps you might wish to take if you are hoping to become seriously rich from other ...
Fact Sheet: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP)
Today President Obama, together with European Commission President Barroso and European Council President Van Rompuy, announced that the United States and the European Union (EU) will be launching negotiations on a Transatlantic Trade and ...
Uncle Sam's Growing Investment Portfolio
Most went to finance deficits, but about $650 billion went to expand the government's investment portfolio, including a big jump in student loans. Before the financial crisis, Uncle Sam held less than $500 billion in cash, bonds, mortgages, and other ...
Leawood investment firm acquires specialty baker
Business · Leawood investment firm acquires specialty baker Labriola. Updated: 2013-06-17T18:28:40Z. June 17. An investor group led by Leawood-based Plaza Belmont Management Group on Monday completed the acquisition of Labriola Baking Co., ...
Egypt investment minister aims for 7 percent growth in two years
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian Investment Minister Yehya Hamed said on Monday he aimed to boost Egypt's anemic economic growth to as high as 7 percent in two years by improving the environment for private investors. He said he would work out ...
Investment Fund Owner and Operator Agrees to Plead Guilty to Defrauding ...
Investment Fund Owner and Operator Agrees to Plead Guilty to Defrauding ...
China Foreign-Investment Gains Ease as Economic Slowdown Deepens
Foreign direct investment in China rose in May by the least in four months, a sign of concern that growth is slowing in the world's second-biggest economy. Inbound non-financial investment increased 0.3 percent from a year earlier to $9.26 billion, the ...
China's Foreign Direct Investment Rose in May
BEIJING—China attracted $9.3 billion of foreign direct investment in May, up 0.29% from a year earlier, the Ministry of Commerce said Tuesday. The result was above the $8.4 billion recorded in April, which was 0.4% higher than a year earlier. Foreign ...
As Tiger Arena opens, Towson searches for return on investment
As Tiger Arena opens, Towson searches for return on investment. School spent $70 million on arena in hopes of bolstering sports program, adding business. print. Comments. 0. 1; 2 · next; | single page ...
Your Money: The investment haze around the Fed and its stimulus
With Wall Street awaiting the Federal Reserve's statement after its two-day meeting concludes Wednesday, you'd think there was a Super Bowl of money at stake. And there is. But some investors are tired of the rules of the game. They want to see the ...
Owning a Piece of the Sun
But it requires a large personal investment—i.e. spend $15,000, take advantage of tax credits and rebates to put a small system on your roof. And it only pays to put panels homes that have south-facing roofs and aren't surrounded by trees. Or it ...
US Firms Win Share in European Investment Banking, Report Says
(JPM), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and BNP Paribas SA have been gaining market share in European investment-banking fees as most Swiss and European securities firms retreat, Freeman & Co. reported. The European banks including the Swiss are ...
Despite unrest, foreign investment in Arab states rises
The flow of foreign direct investment into Arab states, including those hit by uprisings, rose by 9.8 percent last year despite the unrest but remained well below their 2010 level, a report said on Tuesday. Arab states attracted FDI worth $47.1 billion ...
Nic Brisbourne Leaves DFJ Esprit To Help Forward Investment Partners “Double ...
Nic Brisbourne Leaves DFJ Esprit To Help Forward Investment Partners “Double ...
Uncle Sam's growing investment portfolio
The federal government has been borrowing rapidly to finance recent budget deficits. But that's not the only reason it's gone deeper into debt. Uncle Sam also borrows to issue loans, build up cash, and make other financial investments. Skip to next ...
Investment Banks Moving To Neutral On Mining Stocks
(Kitco News) - The negative tides for mining stocks appear to shifting towards the positive, at least for a few investment banks, as JP Morgan Cazenove and Citigroup have changed their views from bearish to neutral. JP Morgan Cazenove is still taking a ...
Cape Wind gets $200M investment from Danish fund
BOSTON (AP) — The Cape Wind offshore wind project has secured a $200 million investment from a Danish pension fund in what the wind farm's president said Tuesday is a milestone for the long-delayed project. In a statement announcing the commitment, ...
Cape Wind Gets $200M Investment From Danish Fund
The Cape Wind offshore wind project has secured a $200 million investment from a Danish pension fund in what the wind farm's president said Tuesday is a milestone for the long-delayed project. In a statement announcing the commitment, ...