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Citi Investment-Banking Operation Scores Big Gains
In the traditional investment-banking part of the operation revenues were up 21%, with debt underwriting up 14% to $588 million, the majority of the $1 billion in total revenue for that side of the house. Equity underwriting revenues rose 58% and ...
Argentina cuts restrictions to lure shale oil investment
BUENOS AIRES, July 15 (Reuters) - Argentina will allow oil companies to export tax free up to 20 percent of the crude and natural gas they produce in the country, the government said on Monday in a bid to attract investment in Argentina's vast Vaca ...
Myanmar Foreign Direct Investment: China, Thailand, Hong Kong Biggest ...
Myanmar Foreign Direct Investment: China, Thailand, Hong Kong Biggest ...
India Prime Minister Calls Meeting to Discuss Foreign-Investment Caps
NEW DELHI—Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will chair a meeting of senior ministers Tuesday to discuss a proposal to increase the limits for foreign direct investment in a number of sectors, a trade ministry official said Monday. Finance Minister ...
Ex-Div Reminder for Gladstone Investment Series A Cumulative Term Preferred ...
Ex-Div Reminder for Gladstone Investment Series A Cumulative Term Preferred ...
Business Insight: Now what on the investment front?
This means your investment strategy should be focused on growth. In this current financial climate of low interest rates, one of the most effective strategies for growing your money is to invest in the stock market. Those approaching retirement or ...
Why Disney's Investment in Hulu Won't Hurt Netflix
If there's a reason for investors to be fearful, Tim says, it's not the investment in Hulu but Disney's buyback of Paramount's distribution rights to Marvel Studios films Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, and Captain America: The First Avenger. Epix and its ...
Fitch Sees Lack of Investment Hampering French Railways
France's railway network may suffer from a lack of future investment as the country seeks to reduce its debt and cut the deficit, said Christophe Parisot, primary analyst of the national railway operator SNCF at Fitch Ratings. “The French state spends ...
Barcelona Transfer News: Why Acquiring Marquinhos Would Be Good Investment
It has been a whirlwind of a year for Marquinhos, who has gone from being a somewhat unheralded young defender with Corinthians to one of the most promising young talents in Serie A. A year ago, Roma had just secured the rights to Marquinhos, and this ...
Morgan Burnett a sound investment
Burnett has yet to develop into the kind of play-making safety that teams covet in this passing era, having intercepted six passes and forced four fumbles in three seasons. (Two of those interceptions came on passes thrown into his hands by Minnesota ...
Egypt's Saleh to return as investment minister
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's former investment minister Osama Saleh said on Tuesday he would take up the same post in the country's transitional government. Interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi is putting together a cabinet largely of technocrats and ...
Ted Leonsis's Revolution Growth Leads $20 Million-Plus Investment in Inventory ...
Ted Leonsis's Revolution Growth Leads $20 Million-Plus Investment in Inventory ...
Troubles at Northland Resources deter Nordic mining investment
The sector had been flourishing since the mid-2000s, drawing in foreign and domestic companies and investment, until the price falls of the last two years in iron, base metals such as nickel, and more recently in gold. The reversal in fortunes was ...
Goldman Beats Estimates on Investment Banking, Debt Gains
“In a recovering economy, investment-banking picks back up and fixed income doesn't drop off a cliff,” Brad Hintz, an analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., said in a Bloomberg Radio interview before the results were announced. “With Goldman, you ...
Top-Rated Mortgage REITs for Current Rates
The current rate environment is expected to be more favorable than the second quarter, which should allow for the mortgage real-estate investment trusts to narrow their price-to-book discount. We continue to see the hybrids as offering better risk ...
University of California loses investment chief
FORTUNE -- The University of California is without a chief investment officer for its $80 billion endowment, following the sudden resignation of longtime CIO Marie Berggren for what are being referred to as "personal reasons." A source familiar with ...
China's Steady Global Investment: American Choices
The tidal wave of Chinese investment around the world predicted by some and feared by others has not materialized and is unlikely to. Various obstacles to overseas spending by the People's Republic of China (PRC) kept growth moderate in the first half ...
Zynga's Former Chief Game Designer Takes Strategic Investment From Nexon ...
Zynga's Former Chief Game Designer Takes Strategic Investment From Nexon ...
Herbert M. Allison Jr., former investment banker, dies at 69
Herbert M. Allison Jr., the former president of investment bank Merrill Lynch and a key official in the U.S. response to the financial crisis that erupted in 2008, died July 14 at his home in Westport, Conn. He was 69. The cause was an apparent heart ...
21 Reasons A Dog Is The Best Investment You Will Ever Make (PHOTOS)
21 Reasons A Dog Is The Best Investment You Will Ever Make (PHOTOS). Posted: 07/16/2013 11:52 am EDT | Updated: 07/17/2013 6:42 pm EDT. reddit stumble · Share on Google+. Get Good News Newsletters: Subscribe. Follow: Dogs , 25 Reasons Dogs ...
India to Ease Foreign Investment Caps in Steps to Bolster Rupee
India's government proposed to ease foreign-direct investment limits in some industries as part of measures to lure capital inflows, revive economic growth and bolster the rupee that touched a record low this month. Among the decisions taken at a ...
Sino-Imperialism Through Investment and Infrastructure
Sino-Imperialism Through Investment and Infrastructure. By Jennifer Cheng July 16, 20130. Gabon's Belinga iron ore. TOMOHISA KATO / POOL / EPA. Chinese President Hu Jintao and Gabon's President Ali Bongo met in Shanghai in 2010 partly to discuss ...
Strong Growth in Foreign Investment in China
BEIJING — Foreign direct investment in China in June jumped 20.12 percent from the same period a year earlier, the Commerce Ministry said Wednesday, the quickest gain since March 2011. China drew $14.4 billion in foreign direct investment in June, the ...
Goldman Sachs profit doubles on investment gains, lower tax rate
By Lauren Tara LaCapra. Tue Jul 16, 2013 6:00pm EDT. (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) said quarterly profit doubled, boosted by investment gains and a lower tax rate, but investors fretted that these factors will not be repeated in future ...
MOVES-Barclays, ING Investment, AXA Art, Income Partners, Rothschild
The investment manager appointed Daniel Eustaquio as senior portfolio manager for hard currency, based in Atlanta, effective July 22. ING IM has also recruited three senior corporate analysts to expand its emerging markets debt team. Patricia Medina ...
Russian Investment Unexpecetdly Contracts in June
Russian fixed-capital investment (RUZ1CANY) unexpectedly fell the most since February 2010, adding to signs that the economy is failing to gain momentum. Investment dropped 3.7 percent in June from a year earlier, the Federal Statistics Service in ...
Arne Duncan: Early childhood education worth the investment
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The Obama administration wants to spend $75 billion on early childhood education over the next 10 years, an investment U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said would pay off several-fold in the future. Duncan, the nation's ...
MOVES-Lloyds, Aviva, RBC, Rudolf Wolff, Ivory Investment Management
RBC's corporate and investment banking arm appointed Darrell Uden as a managing director and head of European equity capital markets and corporate broking. Uden will be based in London and will report to Josh Critchley and Patrick Meier, co-heads of ...
Advisers Closing Investment Ranks
Lynn Ballou, managing partner at Ballou Plum Wealth Advisors in Lafayette, Calif., has been a longtime proponent of such "open architecture" investment platforms. The staff at her firm, which manages $236 million in assets, routinely selects from 50 ...
China's Surprising Foreign Investment Spike
Even as China's economy continues to lose steam, with a 7.5 percent rise in GDP from April through June, the second consecutive quarter of slowing growth, a rare bit of good news: Foreign direct investment into China shot up 20.12 percent in June over ...
Chevron back in Argentina: Will more international investment follow?
Last night, however, American oil giant Chevron ended 10 months of negotiations – and a foreign investment chill – by signing a $1.2 billion deal with YPF, now state-run, to develop Argentina's vast shale reserves. The pact came just a day after ...
John Paulson's advice: Buy a house
By Maureen Farrell July 17, 2013: 3:35 PM ET. 130716154505-alpha-hedge-fund-john-paulson-620xa. John Paulson made billions betting against subprime mortgages. Now, he says buying a house is the best possible investment. If you already own a home ...
Billionaire Naguib Sawiris Says He'll Increase His Investment In Egypt
Naguib Sawiris. Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris has revealed that his family plans to increase their investment in the country to the tune of billions of dollars following the July 3 ousting of President Mohammed Morsi by military force, Reuters ...
Icahn thanks Ackman for success of Herbalife investment
Icahn thanks Ackman for success of Herbalife investment. print. Comments. 1. Carl Icahn said he's made $250 million through investment in Herbalife Ltd. Carl Icahn said he has made $250 million by investing in Herbalife Ltd. (Scott Eells / Bloomberg ...
Bowen Says Australia to Withstand End of Mining Investment Boom
Australia's economy will remain resilient as the mining-investment boom peaks, with increased exports and a pick up in other industries supporting growth, the nation's new Treasurer Chris Bowen said. The economy “will begin to return to normal” in the ...
Chicago VC investment activity jumps in 2Q but still lags
The Dow Jones data showed that venture capital investment nationwide has shown consecutive quarterly declines since the second quarter of 2012. In the second quarter of 2013, U.S.-based companies raised $7.2 billion from 801 deals, down from $8.9 ...
Intangible Investment Rewrites Economic History as GDP Meets R&D
Intangible investment is far from a faddish new idea. In 1908 the sociologist and economist Thorstein Veblen used the phrase to encompass everything from advertising to design. A century before the iPad's launch, he wrote of companies that give their ...
Morgan Stanley Cuts Investment Bank Pay to 43% of Revenue
Morgan Stanley, owner of the world's biggest brokerage, set aside 1.4 percent less to pay people at its investment-banking and trading division in the first half. Compensation for staff at the institutional securities unit was $3.66 billion, according ...
Where Are The World's Investment Opportunities?
China has a huge land mass, lots of people, tons of cash reserves, an enviable trade surplus, and is one of the world's largest economies. So, there ought to be lots of investment opportunities for our portfolio, right? No, actually there are quite few ...
GOODBYE AND GOOD LUCK How India lost $14 billion worth of foreign ...
GOODBYE AND GOOD LUCK How India lost $14 billion worth of foreign ...
Argentina Oil, Gas Scheme 'Insufficient' to Attract Investment
Argentina President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's decision to create new incentives to boost shale exploration activity in the country marks a positive step, but appears insufficient alone to attract needed investment due to the nation's “highly ...
A Hodgepodge of Investment Pearls
But it is slowly and steadily making progress from the fringes to the mainstream of the financial world." For those who shun alpha chasing, I close with a solid eat-your-spinach kind of investment story on how to go about putting together a portfolio ...
SunTrust Profit Rises 35% on Fewer Bad Loans, Investment Banking
SunTrust Banks Inc. (STI), Georgia's biggest lender, said second-quarter profit rose 35 percent as bad-loan provisions fell and income from investment banking and wealth management grew. Net income increased to $365 million, or 68 cents a share, from ...
India's drive to boost investment just isn't working
Asia's third largest economy is doing all it can to boost foreign investment to try and revive flagging growth. The problem, say analysts, is that the string of measures introduced in recent times are actually having the reverse effect and putting ...
UPDATE 2-Britain plans tax breaks for shale gas investment
LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) - The British government unveiled what it described as the world's most generous incentives for shale gas on Friday, offering tax breaks to drive investment in a sector that has already transformed the U.S. energy market ...
India police agency says Wal-Mart violated investment rules
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said in the letter that according to its analysis, Wal-Mart's investment violated Reserve Bank of India guidelines and Foreign Exchange Management Act regulations. However, it said violation of FEMA regulations ...
Stora Enso delays China investment to protect cash
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Batista Chides Auditors as GE Writes Down Investment in EBX
Eike Batista, the billionaire whose fortune tumbled after his oil explorer missed targets, said auditors are partly to blame for building up shareholder expectations on the same day General Electric Co. said it wrote down a $300 million investment in ...
Halo Report: Average angel investment up 23% as web, health, and mobile are ...
Halo Report: Average angel investment up 23% as web, health, and mobile are ...
Poloz Counsels Patience as Canada Waits for Investment
Stephen Poloz, the new Bank of Canada governor, has a message for debt-laden Canadians awaiting exports and business spending to lead economic growth: be patient, and keep spending less. Canadian companies are increasing their investment plans at ...