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Mongolian Parliament Recalled as Falling Foreign Investment Threatens Economy
ULAN BATOR, MONGOLIA — Mongolia's parliament announced on Friday it would hold an emergency session next month, as the country looks to ward off an economic crisis sparked by uncertainty over its biggest mining project and falling foreign investment ...
China to Boost Foreign Investment in Industries Serving Elderly
The government wants to make it easier for foreign and private investment in sectors for aged-care services and facilities, the Council, the country's cabinet, said in the statement online, citing Li. Policy makers are seeking ways to manage the cost ...
China to Ease Foreign Investment Rules for New Trade Zones
China plans to suspend some laws on foreign investment in proposed new free trade zones including Shanghai as part of Premier Li Keqiang's drive to open up the economy to sustain growth. The changes will provide “innovative” ways of opening up the ...
What's Your Investment Philosophy?
Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser chats with Rick Engdahl in a side-of-desk interview about developing a personal investment philosophy, and he shares his own four-point system for deciding whether a particular stock is right for his portfolio. In this ...
Buffett discloses investment in Dish, among other stakes in cable biz
While Dish may represent Buffett's biggest investment in pay-TV, it's not his only interest in the area. The high-profile investor has stakes in Viacom, Starz, Liberty Media and Dish competitor, DirecTV. As of the end of June, Berkshire had $518 ...
Investment Trends Emerging markets, Europe may be investment targets
But mining that potential doesn't have to involve investing directly in those areas, said Smetek, president and chief investment officer at Arcataur Capital Management LLC. "If Europe is improving and emerging markets are stabilizing, that will benefit ...
Foreign Investment in Mexican Oil
President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico proposed ambitious constitutional reforms last week that would allow foreigners to invest in Mexico's nationalized oil industry for the first time in 75 years. Such a change could help revive the country's energy ...
Dallas makes big investment in Gonchar
After the Dallas Stars signed aging defenseman Sergei Gonchar to a two-year, $10 million contract, the team's commentary revolved around his work as a mentor and his value as a power play quarterback. Let's take a look at the ways that the 39-year-old ...
Cleveland's Investment Schools: Students will hear less 'please' and 'thank ...
Cleveland's Investment Schools: Students will hear less 'please' and 'thank ...
CrunchBase Analysis Of Investment Activity By Season
Many people in tech believe that VCs slow the pace of their investing during the summer, especially in August. We wanted to verify this using the CrunchBase dataset by comparing deals over the past few years. We graphed total deals by month in ...
What We Pay: State of Wisconsin Investment Board employees among highest ...
What We Pay: State of Wisconsin Investment Board employees among highest ...
China wants fewer curbs in free trade zones to lure foreign investment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China hopes to suspend its laws governing foreign investment in proposed free trade zones, the cabinet said, in a sign the world's second-biggest economy could open further to foreign competition. The State Council, China's cabinet ...
Investment Philosophy, Rule No. 1: Invest in Things That Matter
Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser chats with Rick Engdahl in a side-of-desk interview about developing a personal investment philosophy, and he shares his own four-point system for deciding whether a particular stock is right for his portfolio. In this ...
Mexico focusing on Asia-Pacific region for trade, investment, Meade says
Mexico City, Aug 18 (EFE)- President Enrique Peña Nieto plans to consolidate the "strategy of moving closer to countries in the Asia-Pacific region" before completing his first year in office, allowing Mexico to expand trade and investment, Foreign ...
Investment Philosophy, Rule No. 2: Leadership You Can Trust
Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser chats with Rick Engdahl in a side-of-desk interview about developing a personal investment philosophy and shares his own four-point system for deciding whether a particular stock is right for his portfolio. You've found ...
Gold Advances to Two-Month High on Investment, Physical Demand
Gold Advances to Two-Month High on Investment, Physical Demand. By Glenys Sim - 2013-08-19T02:08:47Z. Gold rose to a two-month high after holdings in the largest exchange-traded product posted the first weekly expansion this year. Silver headed for ...
Kenyatta Arrives in China to Discuss Investment
Kenyatta will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping, government officials and representatives of China's business community to discuss Chinese investment in Kenyan infrastructure, energy, technology and wildlife protection. Kenyatta will also advocate ...
S. Korea's overseas investment plunges in H1
19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's overseas direct investment plunged in the first half of 2013 from a year earlier, a government report showed Monday, due mainly to a decline in the resources development sector. According to the report compiled by the ...
New Mexico Investment Council exceeds goals
“I am very pleased with the progress the Investment Council has made in the past three years,” said Gov. Susana Martinez, chair of the NMSIC. “By raising the level of ethics, professionalism and transparency in its investment process, the council has ...
JPMorgan China probe sends chill through investment banks
In that case, UBS's investment banking division had no idea that the PetroChina CFO's daughter had been hired as a graduate trainee in the fixed-income division when they pitched for the deal, IFR magazine reported at the time. UBS was then the leading ...
Investment chief is state's highest paid employee
A review of a Department of Administration database by Gannett Wisconsin Media ( (link) 1eX8yfL ) shows the chief officer for the State of Wisconsin Investment Board is the highest paid state employee with compensation that's expected to top ...
The Chamber Of Commerce's return on investment
The Chamber Of Commerce's return on investment. By Steve Benen. -. Mon Aug 19, 2013 11:12 AM EDT. Associated Press. In the wake of the 2012 elections, a handful of powerful conservative interests came to an uncomfortable realization: they'd invested ...
Skimming 'Excess' Pension Investment Earnings
The notion that pension fund investment earnings, now often expected to cover about two-thirds of pension costs in the future, could be regarded as “excess” or “surplus” can seem out of step with the times. Growing costs of under-funded pensions are ...
Investment chief is state's highest-paid employee
A review of a Department of Administration database by Gannett Wisconsin Media ( (link) 1eX8yfL ) shows the chief officer for the State of Wisconsin Investment Board is the highest-paid state employee with compensation expected to top $800,000 ...
Russians' investment into Virgin Islands jump 15 - fold, channeling profits ...
Russians' investment into Virgin Islands jump 15 - fold, channeling profits ...
Three top areas for investing now: Strategist
The United States remains the best place to invest, even with an expectation that the Federal Reserve will begin tapering its asset purchases in December, UBS Chief Investment Strategist Mike Ryan said Monday. "We see a macro environment — while it's ...
Why ETFs are Some of the Most Cost Efficient Investment Products in the US
The TERs of individual ETFs and other Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) differed considerably depending on factors such as: the investment objective, benchmark, assets under management, structure of the company managing the ETF/ETP, and sales ...
Investment Philosophy, Rule No. 3: Find a Catalyst
Jason's third question when considering an investment is why he should invest in a particular company or industry. Whether it's a cyclical industry like energy, or a far-reaching trend such as e-commerce, look for a reason that your chosen company is ...
Mexican Pension Regulator Approves Schroders Investment Mandate
MEXICO CITY--Mexico's pension fund regulator, Consar, said Monday it has authorized the pension system's first international investment mandate, for Citigroup Inc.'s ( C ) local pension unit, as part of an effort to help the funds diversify their ...
Peru Gets S&P Rating Upgrade as Mining Investment Powers Economy
Peru had its credit rating increased one level by Standard & Poor's, climbing above Brazil and Mexico, as mining and energy investment fuels growth in the Andean economy. Peru's long-term foreign-currency rating, which applies to its bonds denominated ...
Cleveland Metropolitan School District banks on investment schools to improve ...
Cleveland Metropolitan School District banks on investment schools to improve ...
Ethical investment: can you ever get it completely right?
Ethical investment, normally a topic consigned to the specialist press, had a rare moment in the national spotlight last month after it emerged that the Church of England held an indirect stake in one of Wonga's principal financial backers. This came a ...
NC treasurer touts pension fund investment vehicle
Cowell says the Innovation Fund is another way to generate the investment returns needed to make sure the state can pay all pensions promised to more than 875,000 retired workers. Credit Suisse manages the money and selects outside investment firms to ...
Carlyle Hires GE Executive for Power Investment Team
“His experience in the power markets, as well as global lending and strategy across the energy markets, adds important leadership depth and experience to our capabilities as we expand Carlyle's investment footprint in the power sector,” Mr. Mancini ...
Saudi remains most attractive site for foreign investment in Arab world
Despite foreign direct investment (FDI) weakness experienced by Saudi Arabia last year, the Kingdom remains the most attractive destination for foreign investment in the Arab world, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said ...
For women, child care isn't a cost -- it's an investment
But viewing child care costs as an investment may make them feel less painful and keep eyes on the prize of professional development and financial freedom. © 2013 CBS Interactive Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Margaret Heffernan On Twitter » · View all ...
Moritz Erhardt, Investment Banking Intern, Dies In London
An intern working for Bank of America's investment banking unit in London died Thursday, just a week shy of completing his summer program, that bank told The Huffington Post Monday. The intern, 21-year old Moritz Erhardt, was described by Bank of ...
Environment Agency Pension Fund: leading on responsible investment?
The Church of England's recent misstep over an investment in a payday lending company is only the latest example of a pension fund acting out of alignment with its parent. But that's not a charge that can be laid at the door of the Environment Agency ...
Sandy Task Force Omits Resilience Investment Recommendations
The just-released Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force's comprehensive rebuilding strategy includes the essential goal to “ensure the region is rebuilt in a way that makes it more resilient — that is, better able to withstand future storms and other ...
Nuance Adopts 'Poison Pill' Measure After Carl Icahn's Apple Investment
The Rights Plan is intended to enable all Nuance stockholders to realize the long-term value of their investment in Nuance. It is also designed to reduce the likelihood that any person or group would gain control of Nuance through open market ...
Is Your Investment In Security Really Worth It?
How much money has your company paid for computer and network security over the years? Hopefully it has provided some relative peace of mind, and protected you from the multitude of threats out there. However, recent cyber espionage attacks raise some ...
3 FL men arraigned in NYC investment scheme
NEW YORK -- Three Florida men who operated an investment scheme through a precious metals company have been indicted in New York City on charges they defrauded scores of investors out of millions of dollars. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance ...
Moore: Cowboys have had "pretty good return on investment" drafting under ...
Moore: Cowboys have had "pretty good return on investment" drafting under ...
Mexico's Looming Oil Battle: Bid to Bring in Foreign Investment Sparks Protests
A recent survey commissioned by Mexico's Congress found that 55% of respondents said foreign investment in oil was an attack on Mexico's sovereignty. It has yet to be seen how effective protests will be. Within days of Peña Nieto presenting the bill, ...
Investment banks' hiring points to uptick in recruitment
Investment banks including Nomura, Citigroup and Bank of America have started hiring dealmakers and traders in Europe in a sign that recruitment is picking up following a two-year cull that saw thousands of bankers lose their jobs. Recruiters say they ...
Responsible investment specialists should watch their language
The ESG community is comprised of many green leaders, but to be successful we must realise that the majority of investors are not motivated by ideals to save the planet: they want to know what's in it for their investment thesis. It is our task to ...
Comptroller DiNapoli Pushes Investment in Silicon Alley
Both RebelMouse and Coopkanics have received venture funding through the In-State Private Equity Program, from SoftBank Capital, an investment partner of the New York State Common Retirement Fund. “The state pension fund is reaping the rewards of ...
Just say 'no' to marijuana investment scams - The Star-Ledger
“Like many investment scams, pitches to invest in potentially fraudulent marijuana-related companies may arrive in a variety of ways — faxes, e-mail or text message invitations to webinars, infomercials, tweets or blog posts” FINRA says on its website ...
Iraq PM heading to India for investment, trade
BAGHDAD (AFP) – Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki is to visit India, officials said Wednesday, to push for investment in much-needed reconstruction as New Delhi looks to secure critical energy supplies. The premier's three-day trip to New Delhi and ...
Should India be "investment grade?"
For more than a year, India has been teetering on the edge of a credit rating agency cliff: The country's sovereign credit rating, a measure of its overall political and economic stability, is rated just one notch above “junk” by Fitch, Standard & Poor ...