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Digital Health Investment Slows but Continues to Grow: Report
Funding of digital health companies totaled $849 million through June 30, 2013, a 12 percent growth in investment over the first half of 2013, compared with a 73 percent increase in digital health investments in the first half of 2012. For the July 1 ...
Scams that commonly target seniors: Investment schemes
An advance fee scheme occurs when the victim pays money to someone in anticipation of receiving something of greater value—such as a loan, contract, investment, or gift—and then receives little or nothing in return. The variety of advance fee schemes ...
What Is Investment Management? A Primer
what is investment management Once you begin to save up a little money, the next step is to figure out how to invest it. There's a strong case to be made for investing in yourself, say through additional education or by starting a business. But most ...
The Investment Rate Warns Of Recession
It started in 1981, but through the end of 2007 our economy was in the third major up period in U.S. history according to one of the most accurate leading longer-term stock market and economic indicators ever developed, The Investment Rate. The ...
FCC approves SoftBank's $21.6B investment in Sprint and Sprint's acquisition ...
FCC approves SoftBank's $21.6B investment in Sprint and Sprint's acquisition ...
GARY SHILLING: The 'Grand Disconnect' Is Closing, And It's Now Time To Shift ...
GARY SHILLING: The 'Grand Disconnect' Is Closing, And It's Now Time To Shift ...
St. Paul's East Side: After years of neglect, new investment brings optimism
He's confident that the new Payne-Maryland library and rec center will justify its $14 million price tag when it opens next year; he sees it as a symbol of investment and rejuvenation. When he joined the city council 17 years ago, the corner of Payne ...
Death Bed Investment: Social Enterpreneurship
Social entrepreneurs have a high death bed investment payout in comparison to those who exclusively follow the traditional infinite profit and infinite growth philosophy. You see, on your death bed you will be left with the memories of the sum of all ...
Nick Saban's $10.95 million Lake Burton investment property sold to 'extremely ... - The Birmingham News
Nick Saban's $10.95 million Lake Burton investment property sold to 'extremely ...
VIdeo Interview: Dan Crisafulli of Potrero Investment Advisors on Impact and ...
VIdeo Interview: Dan Crisafulli of Potrero Investment Advisors on Impact and ...
Investment Trends Don't rule out investing in companies dealing with bad news
Psychologically, buying companies that are awash in bad news is difficult to do, but that often is the right time to make the investment. The trick is knowing whether the companies can fix their problems. "Not all companies are fixable but, in general ...
Winklevoss twins' Bitcoin investment comes with risks
So what could go wrong with the investment proposed by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, famous for claiming they came up with the idea for Facebook? Plenty, according to their securities filing. Eighteen of the filing's 74 pages, or about 24 percent ...
Investment pros eye T-bills as safe haven
Investment pros eye T-bills as safe haven. By SHEILA MULLAN; Last Updated: 11:15 PM, July 6, 2013; Posted: 11:15 PM, July 6, 2013. A sleepy backwater in the bond market has become the go-to place for hedge funds, mutual funds and foreign central ...
AG Mortgage Investment Trust: A Deceptively Dangerous 19% Yield
AG Mortgage Investment Trust (MITT) is a REIT that focuses on investing, acquiring and managing a vast portfolio of various financial assets. Among those financial assets are residential mortgage backed securities from the government sponsored entities ...
Fidelity Worldwide Investment Director Sees Signs Of Dotcom Crash Sequel, 15 ...
Fidelity Worldwide Investment Director Sees Signs Of Dotcom Crash Sequel, 15 ...
Fort Worth investment firm buys Longview mall
The Architecture Billings Index dipped in April, but was back up in May, says the American Institute of Architects. The index is a leading economic indicator of construction activity and reflects a nine- to 12-month lag time between architecture ...
Story of an African investment fund
To those of us of a certain age, one of the great disappointments of modern life is the behaviour of today's rock stars. When one is weened on the banner headlines and tabloid angst generated by the likes of the Sex Pistols or NWA, most modern ...
An ETF Where Value And Investment Merit Meet
Unlike most value index funds, PowerShares Dynamic Large Cap Value (PWV) screens for stocks on investment merit in addition to traditional value characteristics. This approach more closely resembles an active strategy than a passive strategy, as do its ...
Move Over Peter Thiel, Oregon Proposes Investment Model For Student Loans
As college debt skyrockets to over $35,000 per student, the state of Oregon has proposed a novel investment approach to loans: free tuition at public universities in exchange for 3 percent of earnings for the first 25 years after graduation. Just like ...
The Global Investment Climate
There are five main characteristics of the global investment climate: 1) the Federal Reserve has begun a protracted exit from the extraordinary monetary policy; while 2) other major central banks are not ready to follow suit. This is encouraging 3) an ...
Investment group sues US over Fannie, Freddie bailout terms
Perry Capital manages investment funds for the benefit of retirement plans, university endowments, foundations, insurance companies and other institutional and private investors. Perry Capital has made significant investments in many different housing ...
UPDATE 2-Investment group sues US over Fannie, Freddie bailout terms
Perry Capital manages investment funds for the benefit of retirement plans, university endowments, foundations, insurance companies and other institutional and private investors. Perry Capital has made significant investments in many different housing ...
Shazam Announces $40 Million Investment by America Movil
"This investment will help support our continued expansion as we seek to become an increasingly important part of people's everyday lives. With over 350 million users we are excited to be partnering with America Movil to further accelerate our growth ...
When making investment decisions, beware of the computers you can't beat
Investment managers' luck eventually runs out. This is because there is no reliable way to beat a market that is increasingly dominated by powerful computers that control institutional trading. That's right: The stock market has become a matter of man ...
Obama's Opportunity to Improve U.S. Investment in Africa
Which continent is home to six of the world's 10 fastest-growing economies and is projected to grow by 5 percent in 2013, more than twice the U.S. rate? And which one gets only 1 percent of U.S. foreign direct investment? The answer, of course, is ...
Australia Employment Suffering as Mining Investment Slows, Monthly Survey ...
Australia Employment Suffering as Mining Investment Slows, Monthly Survey ...
Is Higher Education Still A Good Investment?
While the opportunity to pursue a course of higher education was once a fundamental part of the American Dream, it is now a trail fraught with risk and cumulative debt. Collectively, graduates in the U.S. currently carry $1 trillion in student debt ...
Shazam secures $40-million investment from billionaire Carlos Slim
Shazam Chief Executive Rich Riley called the investment a milestone. “It's a great continuation of the incredible momentum that we have,” he said. Riley said Slim was attracted to invest in Shazam based on the way the company has built out its global ...
MOVES-Citi, UBS, Alternative Investment Group, UKFI
ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT GROUP. The global alternative investment management firm promoted managing directors Joel Gantcher and Samuel Sussman to partners at the firm. Gantcher is head of manager research and Sussman head of investment ...
Aurora man accused of defrauding Beachwood investment company and 10 ...
Aurora man accused of defrauding Beachwood investment company and 10 ...
Shazam Gets $40 Million Investment from Carlos Slim's America Movil
Shazam has entered into a strategic partnership with, and received an investment from, Mexican telecommunications company America Movil. Part of a conglomerate of companies owned by businessman Carlos Slim Helu, America Movil has put $40 million ...
Canada Company Sales and Investment Optimism Fading
Canadian business optimism about sales and investment faded in the second quarter on signs of sluggish domestic and global demand, a central bank survey showed. The balance of opinion for sales growth over the next 12 months fell to 9 percentage ...
Mexico Forecasts Record Foreign Direct Investment For 2013: $35B To $40B ...
Mexico Forecasts Record Foreign Direct Investment For 2013: $35B To $40B ...
Shazam set to speed up expansion with $40m investment from telecom boss ...
Shazam set to speed up expansion with $40m investment from telecom boss ...
113 Investment Grade Preferred Stocks Available Below $25: Q2 2013 Update
The number of investment grade preferred stocks selling for a market price below these security's $25 par value is now at 113, up from 22 just three months ago [1]. Preferred stock market prices have been artificially elevated for over two years now by ...
Winick Builds on Garden State Expansion With Jersey Investment Sales Division
“The investment sales market is red hot right now, with a substantial amount of business that reaches prerecession levels,” Tyler Bennett, a senior vice president and founding partner of the office, said in a prepared statement. “We believe it is the ...
What Investment Theme Suits You?
I am in charge of a quarterly Chief Investment Officer survey here at Zacks. We seek their input since managing a large capital fund, holding a CFA designation, and carrying multiple years of professional experience into a debate can make a big ...
Shari Redstone Brings in Jonathan Miller as Investment Partner
Ms. Redstone, the vice chairman of Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp. and the daughter of media mogul Sumner Redstone, said Mr. Miller was joining Advancit as an investment partner. She said the former AOL CEO would "help sort opportunities and work ...
Gold prices may have hit bottom. Click chart for more price action
After enduring a brutal sell-off this year, gold bugs appear to be making a stand. Gold prices rose 1% to $1,246.90 an ounce Tuesday after earlier making a run at $1,260. Of course, gold is still down more than 33% from the all-time highs near $1,900 ...
Gabelli's 3 Bright Investment Areas
Gabelli's 3 Bright Investment Areas. Text Size. Published: Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 12:38 PM ET. By: Bruno J. Navarro | Online Producer. Mario Gabelli's 3 Bright Investment Areas. Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 12:06 PM ET. The bargains are out there if you know ...
African Countries Come Up Short on Investment in Agriculture
DAKAR, SENEGAL — Only seven of the 53 African Union countries who pledged to commit at least 10 percent of their national budgets to investment in agriculture in 2003 have reached that goal. Aid organizations say that investment in agriculture is key ...
Letting Businesses Expense 100% Of Investment Would Be Real Stimulus
Our tax code discourages investment. Most Americans realize this intuitively, but the damage can most clearly be seen in businesses inability to recover outlays in a timely manner. These expenditures are the key drivers of job growth and higher living ...
Pro: Best Investment Ideas for the Second Half
Appearing on CNBC's "Closing Bell," a panel of investment professionals on Tuesday revealed their best investment ideas for the second half of the year. Burt White, chief investment officer of LPL Financial, plans to stay defensive. "You want to stay ...
US Venture Capital Investment Amounts Doubled In Q2, As Bay Area ...
US Venture Capital Investment Amounts Doubled In Q2, As Bay Area ...
Google makes $1 billion investment in renewable energy
The Internet search giant's efforts to transform the world's use of power and fossil fuels have included a $200 million investment in a Texas wind farm and the purchase of a company that makes innovative flying wind turbines. It has invested $168 ...
Investment Manager Renews and Expands at 717 Fifth Avenue
Williams, Jones & Associates has signed a 10-year renewal and expansion at 717 Fifth Avenue, The Commercial Observer has learned. The investment management firm will move to the building's 13,581-square-foot 11th floor. “Williams Jones has been a ...
Paying bug bounties is a better investment than hiring a security team, study ...
Paying bug bounties is a better investment than hiring a security team, study ...
Corrections Corp. Is A Bad Investment? Group Says Private Prison Company Is ...
Corrections Corp. Is A Bad Investment? Group Says Private Prison Company Is ...
Investment Playbook: 4 Factors to Consider Before Investing
By 1996, I had accumulated some capital from consulting and started to invest in other startups. Of the six startups I invested in, three went out of business. I learned a lot from the ones that failed. In 2000, I made my biggest investment by far in a ...
EU proposes $32B investment in flagging hardware, tech industries
A new investment package worth €25 billion ($32bn) will aid the flagging economy over the next seven years, the European Commission announced on Wednesday, in a bid to drive more innovation to the design, developing and manufacturing electronics ...