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David Cameron to announce largest ever investment in cycling
The government said it takes the total new funding for cycling, including local contributions, to £148m between now and 2015, and investment in the eight cities to more than £10 per head per year, the base figure recommended by the all-party ...
Apache Pushes Ahead With Australia Oil and Gas Investment Plans
PERTH, Australia—Apache Corp. is pushing ahead with a large expansion of its Australian oil and gas operations over the next three years that involves spending billions of dollars in Western Australia this year and next. The plans, which coincide with ...
Retirement: Acting on investment ratings
Dennis Miller is the author of “Retirement Reboot”, a book chronicling his own journey to save his retirement in a low yield, turbulent investing environment. He works with some of the country's top investment managers, authors and analysts to tackle ...
Biz Brain: Deductions for charitable investment gifts - The Star-Ledger
Q. Recently, you wrote about the option for people who are required to take a mandatory distribution from an IRA to direct the withdrawal to a not-for-profit 501(c)3 in order to avoid paying income tax. I believe you also said the donor could take a ...
Samsung ups OLED investment with Novaled acquisition
That will add to the 10% stake already owned by Samsung's own venture investment arm, while Cheil Industries – a Samsung affiliate company – will take a majority stake of approximately 50%. The transaction values Novaled at a total enterprise value of ...
How An Investment Banker's Fear Of Being Trapped Turned Into An Idea For A ...
How An Investment Banker's Fear Of Being Trapped Turned Into An Idea For A ...
Fashion Startup Zady's 8 Tips To A Silky Smooth Investment Meeting
Our team recently had the opportunity to chat with Zady Founders Soraya Darabi and Maxine Bédat. The pair met over a decade ago while growing up together in Minnesota. After college, Soraya quickly made a name for herself in the startup scene gaining ...
Ecuador's Government Plans Public Investment of $47 Billion Through 2017
Mr. Munoz said at a press conference the resources for the forecasted investment will come from taxes, oil revenues and external financing, but didn't give further details. Thirty-five percent of the planned investment will go to strategic sectors ...
Investment firm: Naples-based HMA's board ousted, new leaders chosen
NAPLES — A New York-based hedge fund that owns nearly 15 percent of the stock in Naples-based Health Management Associates hospital system announced Monday night that shareholders voted to replace HMA's current board with a new slate of ...
ASU football makes big investment in kicking game
Giving scholarships to a kicker and a punter in the same year is a big investment. But Arizona State needed to replace one of the better punters in the country — Josh Hubner, with a 47.1-yard average — and to improve a kicking game that's been ...
In Move for Economy, Mexican President Seeks Foreign Investment in Energy
MEXICO CITY — President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico on Monday, pushing one of the most sweeping economic overhauls here in the past two decades, proposed opening his country's historically closed energy industry to foreign investment. Enlarge This ...
TABLE-China Q2 2013 financial investment flows
BEIJING, Aug 13 (Reuters) - China's financial institutions, including banks, attracted a total of $442 million in foreign equity investment in the second quarter of 2013, according to data released by the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE ...
Get a Share of GIPF's Unlisted Investment Portfolio
Windhoek — The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has an Unlisted Investment Policy in place that entrepreneurs seem not to be aware of. GIPF set aside N$2.3 billion for its Unlisted Investment Portfolio by the end of June 2013, to invest in ...
Wind energy a wise investment
The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Monday, Aug. 12: You can't see the wind. But you sure can see the positive effects it's having in Kansas and other states when it comes to producing electricity. The latest national statistics ...
The risk of doing business
I enjoyed reading about my misfortunes in the Economist, albeit many months after publication and in the company of fellow inmates in the Cuban high security prison, La Condesa. I would ask you to correct the impression that you give in the May 9th ...
10 Law Degrees With the Biggest Return on Investment
10 Law Degrees With the Biggest Return on Investment. Law grads at the University of Texas—Austin get paid the most relative to their debt. By Devon Haynie. August 13, 2013 RSS Feed Print. The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings ...
Investment firm: HMA's board ousted, new leaders chosen
Investment firm Glenview Capital Management, which owns 14.6 percent of HMA shares, said a majority of stockholders voted to install Glenview's slate of eight directors to replace HMA's board. Glenview said in a prepared statement Monday it expects the ...
Why Brazil Might Not Be A Good Investment
As an investment, Brazil is looking a lot less certain than it did two short years ago. On Tuesday, Central Bank Deputy Governor Carlos Hamilton gave an updated, and hawkish, take on the situation in Brazil. His remarks, such that inflation is bound to ...
Carl Icahn makes substantial investment in 'undervalued' Apple
However, the exact amount of Icahn's investment or his new share in Apple has yet to be revealed. Given the lack of actual new products out on the market right now, it's turning out to be a busy week for the Cupertino, Calif.-based corporation. Rumors ...
Apple options volume soars on Icahn investment
By Angela Moon and Doris Frankel. NEW YORK | Tue Aug 13, 2013 4:47pm EDT. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Trading in Apple Inc (AAPL.O) options surged on Tuesday after activist investor Carl Icahn revealed via Twitter a large stake in the tech company, which ...
Fresh fraud charges for ex-Morris County investment adviser - Hunterdon County Democrat
A former Morris County woman previously accused of bilking clients of her unregistered investment advisory firm has been hit with a fresh set of theft and fraud charges, the state Attorney General's Office said today. And among Janet Fooshee's alleged ...
Analyst: Tax Probes Hurt Turkey Investment Outlook
Now Turkey's business community and some analysts warn that the seemingly suspicious timing of the tax probes, regardless of whether they were politically motivated, threaten the country's investment reputation at a time of increasing financial ...
Investment tycoon Prem Watsa emerges as leading BlackBerry bidder
The investment tycoon known as Canada's Warren Buffett is emerging as one of the leading bidders for BlackBerry, as analysts point to the likelihood of a private equity buyout for the beleaguered smartphone maker. Prem Watsa, the boss of Toronto-based ...
State investment board to buy floating-rate CDs from Wisconsin banks
The yield on five-year Treasuries has more than doubled in the last six weeks, to nearly 1.5%, said Ignatius L. Smetek, president and chief investment officer at Arcataur Capital Management LLC in Milwaukee. Yields on 10-year Treasuries have also risen ...
10 reasons comic books are the best investment
Want to double or triple your investment? He wants to show you how. “I used to say that comic books were in their infancy,” he said, “but now I say they are in their adolescence and have a long way to go.” Zurzolo is one of the owners at Metropolis ...
Tech stocks: Apple climbs following Icahn investment
Tech stocks: Apple climbs following Icahn investment. Brett Molina, USA TODAY 8:25 a.m. EDT August 14, 2013. apple logo. Apple is working with law enforcement to trace the origin of the attack. (Photo: Kimihiro Hoshino, AFP/Getty Images). SHARE 5 ...
Rowley toy company Schylling is acquired by Crofton Capital and Gladstone ...
Rowley toy company Schylling is acquired by Crofton Capital and Gladstone ...
Europe May Now Be a Better Investment than America
If your investment adviser suggests you look into Europe, don't fire him. The beleaguered continent is finally starting to look like a decent bet. In the United States, there have been on-and-off worries about a double-dip recession following the ...
Investment Firms Buy Minority Stakes in BATS
Spectrum Equity and TA Associates have acquired minority stakes in BATS Global Markets Inc., the company announced Wednesday. The investment firms have acquired equity in the electronic exchange group that had been owned by Lehman Brothers ...
SingTel Says Satellite Investment Trumps Tie-Up: Southeast Asia
“The outcome of the review is that it would create the most value if we continue to keep the business and to invest in the business.” The decision to keep the satellite unit came after a review of the asset since March. Investment into the unit, bought ...
In praise of activist investment
The data is good enough, and the idea compelling enough, that the technique of holding managements' feet to the fire by investors may turn out to be the great hope of the besieged actively managed investment industry. In other words the take-away may ...
Filings show investment moguls' second-quarter moves
Some of the world's top money managers revealed their holdings in quarterly filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, giving investors a glimpse at the moves they made from April to June. The filings cover holdings as of June 30 ...
America Can't Afford Wall Street's Terrible Investment Advice
This fall, the Department of Labor is expected to issue a new rule that would impose a “fiduciary duty” on investment professionals who service company-sponsored retirement accounts, like 401(k)s, as well as individual retirement accounts (IRAs). But ...
India restricts outward investment to bolster rupee
Shortly before Manmohan Singh, prime minister, promised a return to high economic growth in a speech to the nation, the Reserve Bank of India cut the maximum outward direct investment by companies and individuals in future deals to a quarter of the old ...
Don't get beaten with an investment club
(MoneyWatch) I recently was asked if I thought investment clubs were a good way to learn about investing. As usual, the first thing I do is to cite the academic research, that way my advice is based on evidence and not my opinions. The research I cite ...
Eccentric Aussie Digs China an $8 Billion Investment Sinkhole
"It seemed like a good idea at the time" is a phrase often used to cover a multitude of sins, bad ideas, and botched plans. But even back when the plans for this massive iron-ore-mine-gone-wrong were first proposed, many people in the know didn't think ...
Mobile Rewards Startup Kiip Announces Strategic Investment From American ...
Mobile Rewards Startup Kiip Announces Strategic Investment From American ...
Activision Publishing CEO on Call of Duty: Ghosts investment, pre-order pacing ...
Activision Publishing CEO on Call of Duty: Ghosts investment, pre-order pacing ...
Citadel Investment Group's top stock moves
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Get Ready for Berkshire's Goldman Sachs Investment
The omission of confidential information could drum up speculation of whether Berkshire and its head Warren Buffett are on the verge of building a new large investment to complement the firm's $10 billion-plus stakes in Wells Fargo (WFC), Coca-Cola (KO ...
Berkowitz may up Fannie, Freddie investment: WSJ
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Paraguay's new president woos foreign investment
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Multimillionaire Horacio Cartes made a play for more foreign investment on Thursday as he assumed the presidency of impoverished Paraguay and tried to move past accusations about business dealings that have made him a ...
Magnate becomes Paraguay's president, wooing foreign investment and ...
Magnate becomes Paraguay's president, wooing foreign investment and ...
Don't commit this investment "crime"
I'm also reminding them that their investment plan should have anticipated that there would be bear markets that would be unpredictable in their timing and nature. The best course is to stay disciplined, buying stocks to rebalance while others are ...
AFRICA INVESTMENT-London, New York, Hong Kong and ... Nairobi?
Kenya is already a growing gateway for foreign investment into East Africa and now has ambitions to become an international banking and financial hub in its own right. But to have any hope of coming close to rivalling the continent's pre-eminent ...
Best ideas in a 'stock picker' market: Pros
A long/short investment strategy can be highly profitable with an environment of heightened volatility, Mark Okada, co-founder and CIO at Highland Capital, said Friday on "Squawk Box." "There is a lot of money that needs to be repriced and move into ...
Real Estate Investment With Less Risk
Most Americans do not associate real estate investment with retirement. Other than downsizing to a smaller home or, possibly, using a reverse mortgage, few consider it. It's not because we are unsophisticated. More so, it's because we have many easier, ...
Not many folks get an 'A' in John Hancock's investment literacy quiz
John Hancock Financial, the Boston financial services company, recently administered an “investment literacy quiz” to nearly 1,100 consumers, and the results were not pretty --- nearly half scored a failing grade, the company said. Just 11 percent of ...
Mexico aims to open oil industry to private investment
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto unveiled plans this week to amend articles of the Constitution that prohibit private investment in the country's oil industry. The state company Pemex would remain in government hands, as would the oil reserves ...
Tilbury power station mothballed after investment burns out
"It's a cathedral … an engineer's bloody dream, this place," said Nigel Staves, proudly pointing towards grey outlines more than 100ft above us in the cavernous dark. These are no hallowed carvings or stained glass but vents in a maze of dusty ...