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Neighborhood investment a major focus of mayoral race
Keith Hilton, above left, and Josh Colf, both with Statewide Construction, install metal stud wall framing during construction at the Carriage Factory, among the neighborhood projects the city has invested in. / CARLOS ORTIZ/ / staff photographer ...
A new investment tax is just around the bend
I'm going to guess that the last thing you want to think about over the Labor Day weekend is taxes. But this fall, you may want to start planning so that you are not surprised by a higher tax bill as a result of the Affordable Care Act tax provisions ...
$60 million investment sets stage for Rock Hill's Knowledge Park
“It's an investment more than expense,” Lee Gardner, CEO and president of Family Trust Federal Credit Union, said of the city's efforts. The credit union has plans for a new $7 million headquarters on White Street across from the Bleachery site ...
After Raising $10M, Customer-Funded Naked Wines Launches Investment Bond
Only this August, wine retailer NakedWines, the customer-funded online wine retailer, announced it had raised $10 million in a third round of investment from a German group of direct wine-selling companies and founder shareholders. The money will be ...
Singapore investment firm's motives with Indianapolis housing unclear
Among the institutional investors targeting Indianapolis' housing market is a Singapore company whose investment motives remain unclear. The name of CTL Global Holdings LLC pops up in county land sales records this year as the buyer of at least 18 ...
The Motley Fool | Long-term investment means years
Photos: OSU-Buffalo · High-school football · Medicaid expansion · Welfare drug tests · Mummy makeover · Holiday closings · Home · News · Business; The Motley Fool | Long-term investment means years. The Motley Fool | Long-term investment means years ...
A Priceless Investment Opportunity
A Priceless Investment Opportunity. By Andrés Cardenal | More Articles September 1, 2013 | Comments (0). Plastic will continue replacing cash as a payment method all over the world for years to come, and this is a strong secular tailwind benefiting the ...
Debunking Myths About Private and Public Innovation
In its early stages, the company received government cash support via a $500,000 small-business investment company grant. And every technology that makes the iPhone a smartphone owes its vision and funding to the state: the Internet, GPS, touch-screen ...
UAE Investment Casualty Of Turkey's Egypt Policy
The economic bill for Turkey's foreign policy, which is resented by most regional countries, is slowly adding up. While exports to Syria and Egypt directly — and via Turkey to other countries — are steadily declining, the first real blow was the ...
Manufacturing recovery boosted by upturn in investment, survey finds
The EEF found that investment intentions jumped to a six-year high in the last quarter as manufacturing businesses looked to benefit from an improving economy and greater stability in the eurozone. The engineering employers' group said all areas of ...
More Signs Japan Investment on Turn
Capital expenditure data by Japanese companies signaled the economy probably did better in the April-June quarter than official figures suggested two weeks ago – another positive development that could swing the debate over whether to hike the nation's ...
Investment banker's leading a double life
Investment banker's leading a double life. Audette Exel stumbled into the investment-banking business, but her real devotion is to a charity that provides health care and education in Uganda and Nepal. By Sarah McDonald and William Mellor. Bloomberg ...
Dubai World names new CEO for Istithmar investment unit
DUBAI, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Dubai World, the state-owned conglomerate that completed a $25 billion debt restructuring in 2011, named on Monday Ziad Makkawi as the new chief executive for its investment arm, Istithmar World. Makkawi replaces Andy Watson, ...
Morgan Stanley Presents Four Big Investment Ideas To Play The World Economy
Earlier this morning, we gave a rough overview of the global economy. It goes like this: Europe is rebounding, China is doing a tad better than expected, and the US continues along the same path it's been on, which is essentially one of decent, but ...
Turkey and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Boosting the ...
Turkey and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Boosting the ...
Can investment help Burma emerge from economic strife and oppression?
It is hard to reconcile the urgent flurry of foreign investment in Burma with the pictures of blood-stained roads and burning schools that attest to the sectarian and religious violence against its Muslim population. The country's great economic ...
Corporate Investment Points to Stronger Japan Growth
TOKYO—Japan's economy appears to have cleared another hurdle in its path to revival, as new figures show corporate investment turned decisively positive in the April-June quarter, a sign businesses may be shedding their caution and are joining ...
Turkey and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): Promise ...
Turkey and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): Promise ...
Snyder to promote Detroit as investment opportunity while on Asia trade mission
Gov. Rick Snyder says a key focus of his upcoming trade mission to China and Japan will be to reassure companies and investors there that Michigan remains a great place to do business, despite the high-profile bankruptcy of its largest city. “That is ...
Old McDonald Had A ... Good Investment
You've heard it a million times: invest in real estate because “they're not making any more of it.” Often, that's less than true. Manhattan hasn't gotten any bigger, but its residential and office capacity has soared. It is more than true, however, for ...
MOVES-Fidelity Worldwide Investment, Manulife, Deutsche Asset
One of Britain's best known investors, Sanjeev Shah, is leaving his fund management role at Fidelity Worldwide Investment to bolster its team of talent-spotters on the lookout for the fund managers of the future. Shah will pass on responsibility for ...
Ex-Dendreon CEO starts healthcare investment fund Alpine BioVentures
Former Dendreon CEO Mitch Gold has partnered with biotechnology stock researcher David Miller to create a new Seattle-based investment firm called Alpine BioVentures. The fund, which was started earlier this year, plans to invest in both public and ...
Julie Jason: A new investment tax is just around the bend
I'm going to guess that the last thing you want to think about over the Labor Day weekend is taxes. But this fall, you may want to start planning so that you are not surprised by a higher tax bill as a result of the Affordable Care Act tax provisions ...
After $258M Google Ventures And TPG Investment, Uber Hires Finance ...
After $258M Google Ventures And TPG Investment, Uber Hires Finance ...
Michigan creates office to attract auto investment
DETROIT (Reuters) - Michigan's Economic Development Corp has created an Automotive Industry Office to help coordinate the state's auto business development initiatives and strategy and attract more investment, a top state official said Tuesday. "We ...
Alitalia calls in boutique investment bank to advise on cash crisis
Struggling Italian airline Alitalia has hired the boutique investment bank Leonardo & Co to help tackle a liquidity crisis that may see it running out of cash before the year's end. The move is aimed at finding ways to raise more than €400m to keep the ...
The Biggest Names In The Investment Business Are Piling Into J.C. Penney
Some of the biggest names in the hedge fund business are betting big on J.C. Penney following the exit of William Ackman, the billionaire hedge fund manager who was the struggling retailer's biggest shareholder before selling his entire 18% stake in ...
Businesses complain that downtown homeless hurting investment in Columbia
COLUMBIA, SC — A group of high-profile business people and bankers joined Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and City Councilman Cameron Runyan on Tuesday to urge City Council to take positive action at a meeting later in the day on a plan to deal with ...
In-Q-Tel Investment Signals Intel Community Focus on Data Sharing ...
In-Q-Tel Investment Signals Intel Community Focus on Data Sharing ...
Sharp Fall in Overseas Investment By Chinese Firms
The value of outbound investment by Chinese firms fell by more than a third to $27.6 billion in the first half of this year, compared with $41.5 billion in the six months ended December 2012, a recent report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP shows. The ...
First Gulf Bank Plans More Hiring in Investment Bank Transition
First Gulf Bank PJSC (FGB), the Abu Dhabi-based lender which this week recruited former Standard Chartered banker Steve Perry, is planning further high-level hires as it focuses on winning more investment-banking business. Perry is “one of a number of ...
Menlo Ventures Leads $24 Million Investment in Mobile Bill-Payment Startup ...
Menlo Ventures Leads $24 Million Investment in Mobile Bill-Payment Startup ...
Fiat Confirms Investment in Flagship Turin Plant
Italian carmaker Fiat, which controls Chrysler, will go ahead with investments in its flagship Mirafiori plant in Turin, where it will produce Maserati SUVs. Fiat confirmed the decision Wednesday, after signing a contract with seven unions on flexible ...
Microsoft's investment in Finland will include at least $250 million for a ...
Microsoft's investment in Finland will include at least $250 million for a ...
Common Sense Investment Management Not Sweating The Small Stuff (Its ...
Common Sense Investment Management Not Sweating The Small Stuff (Its ...
G-20 Seeks Private Funding for Infrastructure Projects
"I think it's important to look at this issue in a comprehensive manner in order to identify the shortcomings and provide a favorable overall environment for investment," Ludger Schuknecht, director general for economic policy at Germany's finance ...
How Vikram Pandit's failures at Citibank made his investment in student loans ...
How Vikram Pandit's failures at Citibank made his investment in student loans ...
Webster Private Bank Revamps Investment Offering, Readies for Growth
Webster Bank is a decidedly local bank but when it comes to its investment and wealth management services, its thinking is distinctively global. Yves Cochez, the private bankís new chief investment strategist, wants to make sure that Webster puts on ...
JPMorgan's Feroli: Business Investment May Be Understated
Business investment in the U.S. was probably stronger last quarter than government data indicate, according to Michael Feroli, chief U.S. economist at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in New York. The 2.9 percent gain in spending on equipment at an annualized rate ...
Are US Stocks the Best Investment in the World? Interview With Liz Ann Sonders ...
Are US Stocks the Best Investment in the World? Interview With Liz Ann Sonders ...
Bill Gross BLASTS Baseball In His New Investment Outlook
Titled "Seventh Inning Stretch," Bill Gross's September Investment Outlook to PIMCO clients is riddled with baseball analogies. But what's somewhat surprising was his tirade against the sport. This is interesting because we know that PIMCO CEO Mohamed ...
Why Herbalife? Stiritz's past sheds light on investment
Bill Stiritz is not a well-known figure on Wall Street, but his personal investment in controversial diet shake maker Herbalife has captured the attention of the investment community. Stiritz, the CEO of Post Holdings, reported Tuesday in a regulatory ...
6 Common Investment Strategies of Fund Managers
The criteria that mutual fund managers use to select their assets vary widely according to the individual manager. So when choosing a fund, you should look closely at the manager's investment style to make sure it fits your risk-reward profile ...
Do You Manage Your Own Investments? Or Do You Advise Clients On Where To ...
Do You Manage Your Own Investments? Or Do You Advise Clients On Where To ...
HotelTonight Books $45 Million Investment, Led by Hedge Fund Coatue ...
HotelTonight Books $45 Million Investment, Led by Hedge Fund Coatue ...
Amgen Investors Gain From Having an Ex-Investment Banker as CEO
An investment banker as chief executive may have some merits – at least Amgen shareholders should think so. Amgen, a $84 billion biotech firm led by a former Morgan Stanley merger specialist, Robert A. Bradway, made mincemeat last week out of the ...
Brazil's Caixa Shelves Plans for Investment Bank
SAO PAULO—Brazilian government-run lender Caixa Economica Federal has dropped plans to create an investment-banking unit, after the government opted not to provide more funding amid a spending squeeze, a banker with knowledge of the situation ...
Investment firm buys Bombardier's Flexjet, places $1.8 billion order
A group led by Ohio-based private investment firm, Directional Aviation Capital, is buying the fractional ownership business for $185 million in a deal expected to close before the end of the year. Flexjet offers clients the option of chartering a ...
Toyota Makes Ann Arbor Investment
“We're announcing today that Toyota will invest an additional $28 million to expand our powertrain R and D in Ann Arbor,” said Toyota vice president Bob Carter, speaking to the Automotive Press Association. “That additional 28 million dollar expansion ...
Two Indicted in $275 Million Investment Fraud Scheme Involving the Sale of ...
Two Indicted in $275 Million Investment Fraud Scheme Involving the Sale of ...