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Rosanna Arquette weds investment banker Todd Morgan
After accepting a proposal from investment banker boyfriend Todd Morgan in June 2011, the 54-year-old actress and her beau have finally tied the knot, Us Weekly reported. This is the fourth marriage for Arquette, whose siblings -- David, Patrica and ...
Federal jury convicts midstate investment adviser in $3M fraud case
A federal jury has convicted a Fulton County investment adviser of 21 fraud charges that could send him to prison for decades. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Harrisburg said Wednesday that Robert G. Bard, 47, of Warfordsburg, defrauded investors through ...
Canada to Clarify Foreign-Investment Rules: Industry Minister
OTTAWA--Canadian Industry Minister James Moore said Wednesday his government is in the process of clarifying Canada's foreign-investment rules to remove any uncertainty about the regulatory hurdles foreign buyers may face here. "We are aware there is ...
California hotels are a hot investment again, study finds
La Quinta, where movie director Frank Capra wrote the screenplay for "Lost Horizon" poolside in 1937, was one of four hotels in a property portfolio purchased by the Singapore investment fund. Also part of the deal was the rambling Claremont hotel ...
Downtown Investment Authority makes bid for more staff and to retain $9 ...
Downtown Investment Authority makes bid for more staff and to retain $9 ...
Infraredx gets $25m investment from Japanese company
“Nipro's investment in Infraredx underscores the significant potential of our TVC Imaging System to change the standard of care for patients with coronary artery disease,” company president and chief executive Donald Southard said in a statement. “We ...
Don't Get Swindled by Medical Marijuana Investment Scams
An Israeli woman weighs cannabis in the Tikkun Olam greenhouse, near the northern Israeli city Menahem Kahana, AFP/Getty Images With medical marijuana now legal in 20 states and the District of Columbia, some investors are seeing their money go up in ...
Smart Policies Are Essential To Attracting And Retaining Investment In A ...
Smart Policies Are Essential To Attracting And Retaining Investment In A ...
U.S. Policies Deter Inward and Encourage Outward Business Investment
This morning, Cato published a new study of mine titled, “Reversing Worrisome Trends: How to Attract and Retain Investment in a Competitive Global Economy.” The thrust of the paper is that, despite still being the world's premiere destination for ...
FORMER WALL STREET INTERN: I Had 2 Days Off All Summer, And Spent ...
FORMER WALL STREET INTERN: I Had 2 Days Off All Summer, And Spent ...
Sears CEO cites pension costs for not boosting store investment
While Sears has been investing in e-commerce and its "Shop Your Way" rewards program, critics contend its stores need more investment and attention, as the company still derives a larger chunk of its revenue in stores rather than online. Also, rivals ...
Texas Investment Manager Pleads Guilty in Utah to Role in $72 Million Fraud ...
Texas Investment Manager Pleads Guilty in Utah to Role in $72 Million Fraud ...
Uber Filing in Delaware Shows TPG Investment at $3.5 Billion Valuation; Google ...
Uber Filing in Delaware Shows TPG Investment at $3.5 Billion Valuation; Google ...
Germany's Second-Quarter Growth Led by Investment Rebound
Capital investment rose 1.9 percent from the three months through March, the first expansion in three quarters, and consumption increased 0.5 percent, data from the Federal Statistics Office in Wiesbaden showed today. Gross domestic product climbed 0.7 ...
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Housing Pushes China Foreign Investment To Highest Level In Two Years
The real estate market is the source of a new wave of money pouring into China. According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), foreign direct investment (FDI) into the mainland rose by 24.1% in July, its highest growth in 28 months, and all ...
Waves in Ship Prices and Investment
Executive Summary — Dry bulk shipping is a highly volatile and cyclical industry in which earnings, investment, and returns on capital appear in waves. In this paper, the authors develop a model of industry capacity dynamics in which industry ...
UPDATE 1-INVESTMENT FOCUS-Cheap emerging markets: Bargain basement ...
UPDATE 1-INVESTMENT FOCUS-Cheap emerging markets: Bargain basement ...
Mexico should allow investment
There is no contradiction in that and reform that could allow some reasonable level of private investment in its oil. Pemex, Mexico's state oil monopoly, is in dire need of the technological improvements that might come with that foreign investment ...
Florida Panthers owner suing to recoup investment in porn, dating sites
Getty ImagesJordan Zimmerman, a minority owner of the Florida Panthers, is suing two Boca Raton businessmen to recoup $1 million he invested in their company around five years ago. Their company, incidentally, being a collection of websites dedicated ...
Your Dumbest Investment Mistakes
Fear of missing out on the dot-com boom of the late 1990s also drove a fair amount of investment decisions. As we know, hordes of retail investors piled into once-highflying tech companies such as Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Nortel Networks (NRTLQ), ...
Editorial: Preschool investment
Editorial: Preschool investment. Early learning programs are one of the best investments of education dollars, making the Seattle City Council's preschool-for-all idea intriguing. Seattle Times Editorial ...
Chris Rickert: Investment board pay mimics private sector -- for better or ...
Chris Rickert: Investment board pay mimics private sector -- for better or ...
Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Investment Earns College Student $250000
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) shares have been soaring this year, and early investors have watched their investment grow. One of those investors is Patrick Hop, a 22-year-old college student who attends University of California, Berkeley. CNBC's Phil ...
Uber, Google confirm $258 million mega-investment
The tech industry was abuzz Friday with news that Uber, the limousine marketplace that's branched into taxis and ride-sharing, had landed $258 million in a massive funding round from Google (GOOG) Ventures. "Our vision is to build a technology company ...
Real recovery needs an overhaul of the investment machine
Investment by government and business combined has collapsed, not just over the past five years, but over a much longer period, from above 20% of GDP in 1990 to less than 15% today. That appeared not to matter in the early noughties, when machine tools ...
Money Matters: Child life insurance not the best investment for young families
The same company sells what they call investment-oriented whole life for adults. We have some inexpensive coverage through work but are considering buying policies on ourselves, too. It's our understanding that these can build up cash value to help ...
George Lucas Pours $10 Million Into Starbucks
What does one of the greatest film franchises of all-time have in common with the world's largest coffee shop chain? That would be George Lucas. Get Variety News and alerts free to your inbox. The “Star Wars” creator invested almost $10 million in ...
Ky. Voices: Research investment drives progress
This summer, after years of planned investment, UK's Markey Cancer Center was designated a National Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute — an agency of the National Institutes of Health. We pursued this dream because Kentucky cancer ...
Watch out for medical marijuana investment scams
What's that old saw about making sure something passes the smell test before putting your money on the line? So if you sense a little odd aroma around a text or e-mail that touts the next hot stock, make sure to hold onto your checkbook. That's right ...
Potash investment reflects belief in returns: BHP chief
The investment in the Jansen Potash site in Canada came as BHP announced a 29.5 percent plunge in annual net profit in the year to June, due in part to a slump in prices of its traditional commodities including iron ore. "We're building this company's ...
UPDATE 1-Donald Trump investment school sued by NY attorney general
Aug 25 (Reuters) - New York state's attorney general said on Sunday he has filed a $40 million lawsuit against Donald Trump and his for-profit investment school, accusing them of engaging in illegal business practices. New York Attorney General Eric ...
For Gary Pinkel, MU football in 2013 all about investment and urgency and ...
For Gary Pinkel, MU football in 2013 all about investment and urgency and ...
The Secret Life of Warren Buffett's Greatest Investment
Point is, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A ) (NYSE: BRK-B ) shareholders have made a mint from the Oracle's decades-long investment in shares of Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO ) . To this day, the stock is Berkshire's second-largest holding. Could you be as ...
Donald Trump investment school sued by NY attorney general
(Reuters) - New York state's attorney general said on Sunday he has filed a $40 million lawsuit against Donald Trump and his for-profit investment school, accusing them of engaging in illegal business practices. New York Attorney General Eric ...
National writer: 'Monta Ellis signing was poor investment borne out of Dallas ...
National writer: 'Monta Ellis signing was poor investment borne out of Dallas ...
For-Profit Schools Under Pressure to Prove Investment in Education Pays Off
As college tuition costs rise, more students, parents and taxpayers are asking institutions to show a return on the financial investment. They are calling for more data to assess whether a college education can deliver the high-paying, professional ...
Rethinking investment risk
The risk in portfolios, he argues, needs to be divided into two categories: the kind of risk that is simply inherent in any real-world investment, and a second type he calls “speculative variance,” which applies precisely to new financial instruments ...
Ravens' investment in Daryl Smith paying off so far
Based on how Smith has performed during the preseason, the Ravens' relatively modest investment should pay off with major dividends this fall. Related; Five Things We Learned from the Ravens' 34-27 loss to the Carolina Panthers · Ravens' practice at ...
Community Schools: A Worthwhile Investment
Much of the investment we have made in public school reform over the past decade has failed to pay dividends because it has focused almost exclusively on the classroom-instruction side of the teaching-and-learning equation. Research has made it clear ...
July Business Investment Drops While Interest Rates Rise
A key measure of business investment, non-defense capital goods orders excluding aircraft, fell in July after five consecutive monthly increases. One month doesn't make a trend, but the fall coincides with interest rates jumping. The yield on the 10 ...
Stratus Media Group, Inc. Retains Investment Banking Firm Maxim Group LLC
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stratus Media Group, Inc. (OTCQB:SMDI), announced today that it had retained leading investment banking, securities and investment management firm, Maxim Group LLC, to provide financial advisory and investment ...
Montclair State starts work on 'catalytic investment'
"This substantial and catalytic investment by the state will greatly benefit both New Jersey's students and economy by building upon critical areas of expertise and excellence that reside in our strong, high-demand programs in business and the sciences ...
Cedar Fair announces $50M investment in Carowinds
Eyewitness News has been gathering details on the plan since early Monday morning, following a tip that Carowinds was ready to make a major investment in Charlotte. At the Charlotte Chamber Board of Advisers meeting, Cedar Fair said it plans to add new ...
Debt deal would create two investment corporations for Harrisburg
One nonprofit, the Harrisburg Strong Infrastructure Investment Corporation, will be dedicated to repairing the city's crumbling roads, water and sewer lines. The other, the Harrisburg Strong Economic Development Corporation, will encourage job growth ...
Former Wellington Resident Charged in Investment Fraud Scheme
Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; Michael B. Steinbach, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office; and Drew J. Breakspear, Commissioner, Florida's Office of ...
Trump says lawsuit filed against his investment school is politically motivated
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is suing Trump's for-profit investment school, Trump University, claiming the school operated an “elaborate bait-and-switch” operation that swindled students out of thousands of dollars while falling short of promises ...
Seven Of The Most Common Investment Mistakes
For example, when an investor buys a particular investment and it subsequently rises, they may adopt the belief that they were sure that would happen. Conversely, if the investment declines, they may convince themselves that they had a hunch that could ...
Video: Congressman talks return on investment in $100 million Michigan anti ...
Video: Congressman talks return on investment in $100 million Michigan anti ...
FilmTrack Snags $20M Investment From Insight Ventures Partners
The content- and rights-management company will use the infusion from the private/equity venture capital firm to promote growth as FilmTrack works to expand its client roster. Its cloud-based “software as a service” model helps film and TV companies ...