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Education pension fund earns 11% investment return
SANTA FE, N.M. -- New Mexico's educational pension fund has grown by about $700 million during the past year because of strong investment returns. The Educational Retirement Board reports that the pension fund's assets were valued at $10.1 billion at ...
IMF head: High unemployment and poor investment – key economic burdens
Creating jobs and providing long – term investment are the key common objectives that rallied G20 leaders at the St. Petersburg summit, the IMF head Christine Lagarde, told RT. “Clearly the focus of the Russian presidency are jobs and growth and long ...
Ford's Better Credit: S&P Ups Automaker To Investment Grade
The U.S. automotive sector is on a roll. Carmakers have been reporting their best sales figures since before the financial crisis, the publicly-traded players are enjoying year-to-date gains and Friday brought more good news on the credit side ...
Choosing Among Investment Companies
Most retirement investors don't have to choose among investment companies. They join a 401k plan at work and the advisor for that plan is set. Often, they can't even choose the investments, just from a selection of overly expensive mutual funds. If you ...
Expert Talks About Investment Crowdfunding
Ruth Hedges, CEO of Funding Roadmap and the Crowdfunding Roadmap, has literally helped to establish the investment crowdfunding industry. September 24, 2013 marks the first stage of implementation of the JOBS Act, with the regulations allowing a ...
In Egypt, US oil company Apache cuts its stake as private investment dwindles
Since sinking its first oil well in Egypt's Western Desert in 1994, Houston's Apache Corp. has locked up exploration rights for nearly 10 million acres and become the largest U.S. investor in the country — a corporate symbol of America's stake in ...
Foreign Currency Scam is a Bad Investment
The advertisement promises an easy investment with high return and low risk. With only $5,000 (or a similar sum), you could purchase Iraqi Dinar, Vietnamese Dong or, most recently, the Egyptian Pound. When those governments revalue their currencies, ...
HOWARD MARKS: There Is One Thing I Want To Know When I Look At An...
HOWARD MARKS: There Is One Thing I Want To Know When I Look At An...
Where to Start if You're Looking for Low-Cost Investment Tips
ELEANOR BLAYNEY: Just about anyone can afford an Internet connection these days. So it's no surprise that the Web is considered the best way for individuals without much money to get the information they need to start investing. Even those with ...
Getting the most from your investment in health care
Getting the most from your investment in health care. By KEN SWEET. AP markets writer. September 06, 2013. Comments. NEW YORK — You already can invest your retirement money and your kid's college savings on Wall Street. Next on the list: your health ...
Classic cars prove to be an investment vehicle with top performance
Dietrich Hatlapa, a former investment banker and founder of HMG, said the soaring value of Ferraris and other classic names cannot easily be explained by any one factor. "It's a cocktail of things: rarity, technical sophistication, racing pedigree and ...
India Eases Some Investment Rules
MUMBAI—India's central bank said late Friday that it will now allow foreigners and Indian expatriates who control India-listed companies to buy additional shares in those companies directly through brokers, in a bid to increase capital inflows and ...
The Cowboys' Brian Waters Investment
The Cowboys' Brian Waters Investment. By Tom Ryle  @TomRyleBTB on Sep 7 2013, 9:00a 21. This guy, for one, stands to gain a lot. - Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports. Stay connected for news and updates Follow @BloggingTheBoys. A lot of people ...
Preparing Portfolios for a Crazy Fall Political Season
I touched base with three pros: Mark Spitznagel, chief investment officer of Universa Investments, the bearish Santa Monica, Calif., outfit that famously returned 115% in 2008 when the Standard & Poor's 500 dropped 36.6%; Burt White, chief investment ...
US Navy Makes Big Investment In Hawaii Green Tech
The U.S. military is one of the most motivated parties when it comes to decreasing our reliance on foreign oils and a recent $30 million investment by the U.S. Navy proves it. The Navy's commitment to The Energy Excelerator, a Hawaii-based accelerator ...
Make Sure That 'Alternative Investment' Is Truly Alternative
CHARLES ROTBLUT: The overwhelming majority of investors should focus on finding an optimal mix of stocks, bonds and cash that they can stick with during both bull and bear markets. Accomplishing this task will do more to improve investment success ...
A Dearth of Investment in Young Workers
ONE of the most troubling features of the slow economic recovery is that it has largely bypassed young people. This doesn't bode well for the future of the American economy. Enlarge This Image ...
Ahmad Bradshaw Is a Valuable Fantasy Investment for the 2013 NFL Season
The Indianapolis Colts currently list running back Ahmad Bradshaw at No. 3 on the depth chart, but the 27-year-old should rise from that spot as the 2013 NFL season progresses and become a valuable fantasy option. According to the team's official ...
Do Investors Buying Common Stock Control Their Investment?
Something that forces the investment to interact with the cash world. It can be a spinoff, selling a subsidiary, an outright sale of the company, etc. But liquidity events are rare with publicly traded equities. Maybe not *so* rare, when you consider ...
Investment property sells for $6M
A 40-unit Santa Clarita apartment building sold for $5.93 million dollars after receiving multiple offers on the listing, reported Berzack Investment Property Advisors. The buyer, 24200 Pine Street Investor LLC, was represented by two advisory parties ...
5 Key Traits of a Great Retirement Investment
5 Key Traits of a Great Retirement Investment. By Matthew DiLallo | More Articles September 8, 2013 | Comments (0). How will you spend your golden years? Photo credit: Author. Retirement is probably the one concept I think least about. I have at least ...
Investment Risk Simply Stated
The definition is that simple. How it came about may not be, but unless you can learn something from that hot end of the matchstick, it may not matter. What you need to know about any investment's risk is 1) a credible estimate of how likely, and how ...
BroadSpan Capital is expanding its investment banking business, specializing ...
BroadSpan Capital is expanding its investment banking business, specializing ...
Realogy Investment Pays Off for Apollo
Buying a conglomerate of real-estate brokerages on the eve of the worst housing bust since the Great Depression wouldn't normally seem like a good idea. But Apollo Global Management LLC did just that—and doubled its money. The private-equity firm's $6 ...
Forget gold. Classic cars are the new hot investment.
Classic cars are the new hot investment. By Lydia DePillis, Published: September 8 at 5:03 pmE-mail the writer · Comments · Tweet. More. submit to reddit · Screen Shot 2013-09-08 at 1.00.52 PM. The KFLII is the cars, wine, furniture, etc. index ...
Ask SCORE: Is a franchise a good investment?
Many large franchises are quite expensive and require a substantial investment. You ideally should have available six months of working capital. This is in addition to startup expenses and franchise fees. • Not all franchises come with territorial ...
U.S. Clinches Walker Cup Golf Title on Investment Adviser's Win
The U.S. captured golf's Walker Cup as Nathan Smith, a 35-year-old investment adviser, scored the clinching point in a 17-9 victory against Britain and Ireland in the sport's top amateur team competition. The U.S. team, which held an 8-4 lead after the ...
Education is an investment, treat it as one
Independence is important to all students. Living here in Manhattan and being away from home can be so liberating for so many students. But when one moves away just to drink and party rather than attend class and do the homework, it's easy forget that ...
No-Stress Retirement with Secure Investment
However, with SecureInvestment.com clients are assured that they will gain profits from this investment. The company hires professionals and experts who will manage the clients' investments. One no longer has to be afraid of losing money since Secure ...
Cuccinelli's attack on McAuliffe's Global Crossing investment
The basic details of McAuliffe's investment in now bankrupt Global Crossing are not in dispute: He was given an opportunity to invest in the fiber-optics telecommunications firms before it went public, which is the kind of insider deal not available to ...
Health accounts: An $18 bln honey pot
Health savings eyed as potential investment vehicles. Text Size. Published: Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 8:34 AM ET. Getty Images. Chief pharmacist Ali A. Yasin (L) injects Juan Castro (R) with influenza vaccine as assistant Agripinno Camiolo looks on at New ...
Kenya: Balala Hails Dangote's Multi-Billion Shillings Investment Plans
Nairobi — The Cabinet Secretary for Mining Najib Balala has welcomed the announcement by Africa billionaire Aliko Dangote to put up a Sh34.94 billion cement factory in Kenya, besides other investments. Balala says Dangote's move will create employment ...
Don't Wait Until December to Sell Your Investment Losers
Gains and losses of stock prices under the magnifying glass Alamy There are two times of year when people start thinking about saving money on their tax bill: in the spring, as the April 15 filing deadline approaches, and in December, when we have our ...
New owner eyes 'Capital New York' investment
Politico owner Robert Allbritton plans to supersize the staff of tiny Capital New York following his purchase of the New York-centric political news site. “In the next 30 to 45 days, we plan to hire about 24 editors and reporters,” said James VandeHei ...
Dallas Residents Affiliated with Bridgemark Investment Group Sentenced
DALLAS—Eric Damon Johnson, 51, and Tracie Elaine Stenson, 50, both of Dallas, were sentenced this morning by U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey to 48 months and 57 months, respectively, following their guilty pleas earlier this year to their roles in ...
Lightning Round: Fortress Investment, Primerica & More
Avanir Pharmaceuticals (AVNR): I think it's a great spec biotech, said Cramer. However, if you're long and have gains, I'd start to think about taking profits. Fortress Investment (FIG): I had been negative on this stock, said Cramer, but they're ...
PetroChina Said to Study $10 Billion Russia Gas Investment
PetroChina Co. (857) is seeking to invest in Russian gas fields as part of efforts by the two countries to conclude gas-supply negotiations that have dragged on for almost a decade, four people with knowledge of the matter said. PetroChina, the ...
Growth in China property investment and sales slows in August
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's real estate investment and sales growth slowed in August but were still at relatively high levels, official data showed on Tuesday, indicating Beijing's efforts to rein in the red-hot real estate market have started to have ...
Nairobi's iHub seeks investment for new hardware hackspace, Gearbox
The organisation says that it has received a donation of equipment from social enterprise Re:Char which includes CNC machines, generators and power tools, and it is hoping to find $50,000 investment for smaller equipment like soldering stations and 3D ...
Ex-Zynga Executive Gains Nexon Investment in Game Company
Zynga Inc. (ZNGA)'s former chief operating officer received an investment for his video-game startup from free-to-play pioneer Nexon Co. (3659), going into competition with his ex-employer. Nexon, based in Tokyo, gains exclusive global publishing ...
Buying Investment Properties? Consider California
California can be a great state to park your long-term real estate investment dollars. Not only has the Golden State provided outsized wealth growth for real estate owners over the past 40 years, but going forward it has some unique characteristics ...
Ferrari Presses Pedal on Investment
FRANKFURT—Italy's Ferrari plans to spend €2 billion, or about $2.65 billion, to develop a new series of cars and engines for its next five-year investment cycle, which its long-serving chairman says will likely be his last. At the Frankfurt motor show ...
People make the same basic investment decisions as monkeys, scientists find
Believe it or not, primates may have invisible hands as well as opposable thumbs. New research published this month (registration required) in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), and reported at Phys.org, suggests that ...
Investment At Stake As Taiwan Orders New Graft Survey
Investment At Stake As Taiwan Orders New Graft Survey. comments, called-out. Comment Now. Follow Comments Following Comments Unfollow Comments. Comment Now. Follow Comments Following Comments Unfollow Comments. Mark Pyman, director ...
Clarabridge receives $80 million investment
Clarabridge, a Reston-based technology company that analyzes customer feedback for companies such as Wal-Mart, Marriott, Choice Hotels and PetSmart, has received an $80 million investment, one of the largest equity infusions in the Washington area this ...
Ask Jennifer: Investment threats
That leaves our viewers with some investment questions. Certified financial planner Jennifer Lane of Compass Planning joins NECN with answers. Colleen in Watertown said, "I rolled over my 401k to an IRA in July when I changed jobs and so far I have ...
Daimler Trucks' 'major investment' may end Oregon's Project Nova mystery
Meanwhile, the same officials said Tuesday they had been working with Daimler, which plans to announce a "major investment and detail (the company's) future commitment to the City of Portland and State of Oregon." Company executives and state officials ...
Investment Firm Buys Fresh & Easy
A US-based investment firm announced Tuesday that is purchasing Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Markets from the United Kingdom-based owner Tesco PLC, bringing years of uncertainty to a close. The decision represents the best outcome for stakeholders, ...
20 Reasons A Cat Is The Best Investment You'll Ever Make
Cats, 20 Reasons a Cat Is The Best Investment Youll Ever Make, Cat Best Investment, Cat Photos, Cats And Kittens, Cats Rule, Cute Cat Photos, Cute Cats, Kitten Photos, Kittens, Why The Internet Loves Cats, Good News. We've given you plenty of reasons ...
There's Just One Problem With China's Economic Recovery...
There's Just One Problem With China's Economic Recovery...