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Hunt for new Minnesota investment chief winds down
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Minnesota leaders are on the verge of naming a new state investment chief who will manage a state portfolio of valued at more than $68 billion. The State Board of Investment was meeting Wednesday amid indications that a nationwide ...
4 investment tips that you should never use
Paul Merriman is committed to educating people of all ages to get the most from their retirement investments. Founder of Merriman Wealth Management, a Seattle-based investment advisory firm, he is the author of numerous books on investing: "Financial ...
Evaluate Investment Costs in College Savings Plans
When parents compare prices on 529 plans, tax-advantaged college investment accounts, they're looking at what are known as average costs. The average cost represents what the average investor pays, but there a lot of choices within 529 plans that can ...
FreeUndelete review: Confusing utility not worth the time investment
FreeUndelete review: Confusing utility not worth the time investment. Review · Product Specs. At a Glance. (1 items). FreeUndelete. FreeUndelete helps you track down missing files, even those deleted from the Windows Recycle Bin...but it's not always ...
Exxon Says S. African Oil-Law Changes to Deter Investment
Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM), Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) and other energy companies operating in South Africa said planned changes to mineral and energy laws lack clarity and will deter investment in the continent's largest economy. Changes to the 2002 ...
Report: Downtown Denver is vibrant with investment
(RJ Sangosti, The Denver Post file). There are 26 projects under construction in downtown Denver, representing $1.8 billion in investment from the public and private sectors, according to a report released Wednesday. Paul Washington, executive director ...
Dayton calls for review of Wayzata Investment Partners' labor policies
Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday called for a review of the state's investment in Wayzata Investment Partners after the company's labor practices at Gary, Indiana casino it owns were criticized by union officials. Wayzata Investment is a major stockholder ...
Why Investment Dollars Are Pouring Into Sports
With the NFL season now underway, the nation's highest revenue generating sport has resumed center stage. With over $9 billion in revenue, the NFL is a behemoth, but it's not just professional football that depicts financial upside in sports. The ...
Macalester College investment chief selected to direct Minnesota's $68 billion ...
Macalester College investment chief selected to direct Minnesota's $68 billion ...
What To Do With An Old Mutual Funds Investment
If you're a retirement investor of a certain age, you likely have a mutual funds investment in your portfolio — or two. Probably, you've owned it for years. As a young investor, concerned about correctly picking among stocks and bonds, you likely ...
Criminals tarnishing investment in Weinland Park
That investment includes the $257,674 Neighborhood Options for Youth program, which steers young people who run afoul of the law into a program that aims to keep them out of trouble. Wilkos acknowledged that crime is an issue there, but added, “I have ...
Experts: Infrastructure investment crucial to future LatAm growth
Investment in badly needed infrastructure will enable Latin America to continue growing even as the region's raw materials boom begins to subside, Latin American and Chinese experts said here Wednesday. Participants in the 5th Latin America China ...
5000 jobs, $45 billion investment may be headed to Marcy nano site: In business
New York state and an array of private partners are poised to make a $10 billion to $15 billion investment in a computer-chip fabrication site in Marcy, according to a report in the Utica Observer-Dispatch today. The total investment could amount to ...
Investment fund boosts stake in YRC Worldwide to nearly 12 percent
Shares in YRC climbed nearly 18 percent Tuesday and closed at $20.95, probably in response to the Solus investment. YRC shares slipped back 65 cents Wednesday and closed at $20.30. The investment by Solus makes it one of YRC's largest shareholders ...
Investment in Global Education: A Strategic Imperative For Business
By 2030, not only will emerging market economies contribute 65 percent of the global GDP but they will also be home to the majority of the world's working age population. A total of 250 million children cannot read, write or count well, and 200 million ...
Mongolia's Choice on Investment
A sudden sense of economic crisis is spoiling the mood over Mongolia's three years of world-beating economic growth. This crisis stems from the massive decline in foreign investment and ongoing uncertainty surrounding the government's partnership with ...
This week's Mutual Funds and ETF stories
There is no foolproof way to avoid be foolish, but one basic question can make a big difference, and it comes courtesy of David Rosenberg, the respected chief economist and strategist at Toronto-based investment firm Gluskin Sheff + Associates. When ...
Engler to advise GR investment group
(WOOD) - Former Michigan Gov. John Engler has taken a position as an advisor to an investment group specializing in Michigan companies. The former executive was in Grand Rapids Thursday to speak about his new role for Blackford Capitol's Michigan ...
Man, Och-Ziff among hedge funds to get China quota for investment overseas ...
Man, Och-Ziff among hedge funds to get China quota for investment overseas ...
Social investment: guidance and guardian angels
On that basis it seems strange that, according to the recent research from the City of London, loans secured against buildings make up 90% of the UK social investment market. On the other hand, equity investments – where organisations or individuals ...
The One Thing You Need To Know About Investing In The Twitter IPO
But as an investment strategy, you shouldn't worry. This is also why normal people shouldn't worry too much about this JOBS Act "confidential" IPO business. Reduced pre-IPO financial disclosure is a disaster for journalists who are losing access to a ...
A House Is a Home—Not an Investment
Five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the onset of the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the U.S. housing market is at last starting to thrive. It has, in fact, been steadily improving over the past years, and that trend has only accelerated ...
A Mike Arrington Investment Won The TechCrunch Disruptor Competition. Yes ...
A Mike Arrington Investment Won The TechCrunch Disruptor Competition. Yes ...
Some SAC Capital investment staff jumping to rival firm
BOSTON (Reuters) - Three investment professionals have quit Steve Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors, currently fighting criminal insider trading charges, to join a rival hedge fund, two people familiar with the moves said on Friday. Andres Anker, Alexey ...
Unions' New Way to Spin a Bailout: It's a 'Shared Investment'
“It's a shared investment that looks across the silos of federal government and gets them to work together,” she added. “The business leadership in this community, more than any other leadership that we deal with collectively, is ready to roll up their ...
Investment Opportunities in Short-Term Pullback?
You're watching... Investment Opportunities in Short-Term Pullback? Advertisement. Details. Description. Strategic Wealth Partners founder Mark Tepper and Trading Advantage Senior Market Strategist Scott Bauer on how investors can gain from a potential ...
The Worst Investment on the Market Today
No one really knows what the market is going to do tomorrow. If they did, there would be many more billionaires than there are former day traders. The fact of the matter is that day-to-day movements on the market can be dramatic, illogical, and come ...
Bernie: Signing Petro is wise investment
It's good to see the Blues and defenseman Alex Pietrangelo avoid a mess, find a happy-middle compromise and reach an agreement on a seven-year contract worth $45.5 million. A lengthy holdout would have damaged Pietrangelo's local popularity and ...
5 Reasons Why Solar Energy Projects are a Safe Investment
Nothing is certain but death and taxes. But most of us are confident that the sun will keep shining. In light of that (pun intended!), we thought we'd take a look at some of the reasons solar projects are relatively safe investments -- whether you're ...
Municipal bonds, emerging markets present investment opportunities
Despite new highs and a commonly held view that stock and bond markets are too expensive, a Milwaukee money manager says there are reasonable places to invest. "There are a couple of big and obvious areas where the markets are not at all-time highs," ...
Stanford making new investment in its entrepreneurs
Stanford making new investment in its entrepreneurs. Friday, September 13, 2013. Stanford making new investment in its entrepreneurs. Tags: palo alto, stanford university, jobs, AOL, internet, websites, technology, jonathan bloom. Comment Now; Email ...
Yudhoyono Names Siregar Indonesia Investment Board Chief
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono named Mahendra Siregar to head the nation's investment agency as he seeks to counter slowing economic growth and a widening current-account deficit. Siregar, currently deputy finance minister, will ...
Dick Harmon: Utes' investment in Dennis Erickson already paying off
Dick Harmon: Utes' investment in Dennis Erickson already paying off. Print; Font [+] [-]. 19 Comments ». By Dick Harmon, Deseret News. Published: Friday, Sept. 13 2013 7:35 p.m. MDT. Updated: yesterday. View 3 photos ». Utah's Dennis Erickson ...
Financial experts give general investment advice
... or where to start. In conjunction with the annual Investment Guide, which appears as an insert in Sunday's newspaper, the Tulsa World asked a few of the financial professionals who participated in this year's guide to answer 10 general investing ...
Investment Banker Alpert: 'Massive Deflationary Forces' Lurk
Oversupply in economies throughout the world creates grave risk of deflation, says Dan Alpert, founding managing partner of investment bank Westwood Capital. He's the author of the forthcoming book "The Age of Oversupply: Overcoming the Greatest ...
Is the Gulf Breeze golf investment up to par?
John Binkley enjoys a round of golf at the City of Gulf Breeze owned Tiger Point Golf Club. The city has owned to golf club for nearly a year and has made many improvements to the course and club house but still has a way to go before the course is ...
Keating Capital Inc (KIPO): Is Keating Capital A Sound Investment?
SeekingAlpha has published several articles on Keating Investment Inc., a small closed end fund with a business development corporation charter, investing in late stage pre-IPO companies. I have spoken with KIPO management on several occasions and ...
Investors go to digital platforms as specialised virtual groups offer ...
Investors go to digital platforms as specialised virtual groups offer ...
LA County pension fund is taking heat over hotel investment
"You are responsible for a multibillion-dollar union pension fund that has become heavily invested in an anti-union enterprise," Agran told the association's investment board at its meeting last month. The pension fund has repeatedly rebuffed the union ...
PS - Govt Keen On Conducive Investment Environment
CREATING a conducive business environment for more domestic and foreign investments is the government's top priority to speed up the pace of the country's socio-economic growth. The Permanent Secretary in Prime Minister's Office, Dr Florence Turuka, ...
DBS Hires Macquarie's Tse as CEO of Asia Investment Bank
DBS Group Holdings Ltd. (DBS), Southeast Asia's largest bank, hired Jerry Tse from Macquarie Group Ltd. (MQG) as chief executive officer for its investment banking unit, replacing Stephen Ho. Tse, 43, will start in November and be based in Hong Kong, ...
HREC Investment Advisors Expands Platform
RealShare APARTMENTS 2013 will tackle all of the major multifamily issues facing the nation. Join the industry's leaders who will gather for discussions on leasing, development, acquisitions, investment, financing issues & sourcing capital and the ...
Port Of Damaged Goods: India's Dangerous Investment In Iran's Chahabar
India has launched a bold initiative to bolster its influence throughout Southeast and Central Asia. The Indian government is investing significant capital in Iran's Chabahar free-trade zone and the surrounding infrastructure to secure its economic ...
Sohu.com Inks Investment Deal With Tencent
Sohu.com Inks Investment Deal With Tencent. NEW YORK September 16, 2013 (AP). Associated Press. A subsidiary of Sohu.com has reached a deal with a rival company that could boost its position on the Chinese Internet. Shares of Sohu.com Inc. spiked 9 ...
How to nail an investment pitch
If there is something even harder than convincing someone to hire you, it's probably convincing them to give you money. Anyone about to make an investment pitch wants to know how they can stand out amongst the rest. So in an effort to develop some ...
Take The Politics Out Of Investment
Economics and politics are seemingly inextricably intertwined. Whether you like it or not, Government plays a huge role in the fortunes of the modern economy and even those of individual companies. Our own political beliefs are a part of who we are, so ...
Dick Costolo Is About To Make A 400X Return On His Pocket-Change Twitter ...
Dick Costolo Is About To Make A 400X Return On His Pocket-Change Twitter ...
Two Of The Biggest Names In Wall Street Social Media Have Launched Their...
Two Of The Biggest Names In Wall Street Social Media Have Launched Their...
Nigeria SWF makes maiden investment
Nigeria's sovereign wealth fund has made its first ever investment, handing over $200m to UBS, Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs to manage a fixed income portfolio. The first investment, even if relatively small, adds Nigeria to the small cadre of ...
Anglo American Drops Alaska Investment
Anglo American PLC said Monday it would withdraw from Pebble, a massive, environmentally contentious copper-and-gold venture in Alaska, incurring a $300 million write-down. The project, which would have cost nearly $5 billion to develop, is the latest ...