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Fortress sponsors investment competition
Next month, students will exercise their financial intuition and research skills in the Fortress Global Macro University Challenge, an investment competition that evaluates participants' simulated portfolio. The talent scout firm Upgrade Capital will ...
China to Ease Controls on Yuan Investment in Pilot Zone
China will allow trial convertibility of the yuan under the capital account in a free-trade zone being established in Shanghai, part of efforts to boost the currency's role in global trade and investment. Authorities will allow “interest-rate ...
RBS Names Corsair-Led Group in Pre-IPO Branch Investment
Stock Chart for Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (RBS). Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc said a group headed by private-equity firms Corsair Capital LLC and Centerbridge Partners LP is the preferred investor ahead of a planned initial public offering ...
Beats Secures Investment From Carlyle and Buys Out HTC
Diamond-studded Beats headphones by Dr. Dre, worn by the hip-hop Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Diamond-studded Beats headphones by Dr. Dre, worn by the hip-hop artist Lil' Wayne. Beats Electronics has already drawn in huge numbers of fans of its ...
UPDATE 1-CNH Industrial targets investment grade credit rating
MILAN, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Truck and tractor maker CNH Industrial is aiming for an investment grade credit rating and could distribute the money saved on interest payments to shareholders, the group formed from the merger of Fiat Industrial and its CNH ...
Carlyle Group jumps into music scene with $500 million investment in Dr. Dre ...
Carlyle Group jumps into music scene with $500 million investment in Dr. Dre ...
NY firm sees investment opportunity in garment factories
Oliver Niedermaier, the founder and chief executive of New York-based Tau Investment Management LLC, said he saw a need for equity-style investments in rundown factories including those in the garment industry well before the April collapse of the Rana ...
IBM's Linux investment signals move into cloud and big data market
Last week, IBM made an announcement relating to further investment in Linux technology. This investment is for $1billion (USD) and has some key components. The two main components are the establishment of a client centre in Montpellier, France, similar ...
The postsecondary education investment
While students determine their own futures, institutions have a responsibility to deliver education in the most effective, efficient way possible — especially considering the federal government's investment in making college available to all Americans ...
Q4 investment playbook
Q4 investment playbook. Email 0. Recommend. 0. Tweet. 0. Share0. Embed. Link. 6 minutes ago, CNBC Videos. Dissecting the day's major business news, with the "Fast Money" traders; and with Q4 kicking off on Monday, how should investors strategize ...
Investment Strategy For All Seasons: The 'No Strategy' Strategy
Investment strategy has only recently come into vogue on Wall Street. Once upon a time the major investment houses employed brokers, traders, technicians of various types and even economists, but no strategists per se. The “market strategist” came to ...
Obama Vs. Putin And The Surprise Investment of 2014
I couldn't invent a better investment scenario than the one I am about to share with you. A monumental shift is about to take place... and it could mean big profits for smart investors. It all has to do with a little-known treaty signed decades ago ...
Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Receive $500 Million Investment For Beats Electronics
Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine shook up the infrastructure of culture, marketing, and a host of other things with the Beats Electronics brand. And don't expect that to change any time soon, as the aforementioned power duo received a $500 million investment ...
Dr. Dre's electronics brand getting major investment
Beats Electronics, the headphone maker founded by rapper Dr. Dre and music producer Jimmy Iovine, will get a $500 million investment from Carlyle Group, according to reports. The private placement values Beats at more than $1 billion. Beats said on ...
Contractor's investment in efficiency paying off
Contractor's investment in efficiency paying off. DPR attains net-zero energy use at offices. dpr boutique 101311938mm. The interior of the DPR Boutique, Arizona headquarters for DPR Construction, is sleek, tranquil and energy efficient. Tom Tingle/The ...
Norfolk school aims for investment in early education
A product of Elevate Early Education, a statewide advocacy group, the E3 School is part of an effort to grow public investment in preschool. President Barack Obama is pushing for universal preschool and, closer to home, Norfolk school officials are ...
August Fundraising for Direct Investments Marches to Record Annual Investment ...
August Fundraising for Direct Investments Marches to Record Annual Investment ...
1 Biotech Investment for Every Type of Investor
1 Biotech Investment for Every Type of Investor. By Maxx Chatsko | More Articles September 29, 2013 | Comments (0). Investing in the biotech industry can lead to big gains, but it can be oh-so-complicated. Drug A has an advantage over Drug B because it ...
Shanghai FTZ to create favorable "micro-environment" for investment
BEIJING, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- A blueprint for China's pilot free trade zone (FTZ) in Shanghai, which started operation on Sunday, indicates that Chinese policymakers attach great importance to investors' concerns and are looking forward to a favorable ...
Investment Gap Stalling Recovery?
Weak levels of business investment -- which has been lagging since 2007 as corporations hoard cash -- are holding down wages and job gains, economists say. The biggest factor holding up investment is executives' still-shaky confidence, and this ...
UK university drops investment in US drone firm after protests
A leading UK university is ending its £1.2 million investment in a defense company that makes components for lethal US drones because it says the business is not “socially responsible”. The University of Edinburgh has bowed to pressure from students ...
Column: Ignore the Debt 'Crisis': College Remains a Good Investment
The trillion-dollar student debt burden has spawned many debates about the value of college. Average tuition costs have gone up faster than the rate of inflation. The cost of college today is, in inflation-adjusted terms, roughly double what it was in ...
State Made Good Investment
They argue that economic growth flows from effective investment in capital assets — in plants, equipment, infrastructure, ideas (intellectual capital), and better-educated, better-trained people (human capital). According to supply-side theories of ...
Quiz: Can You Spot The Signs of an Investment Scam?
But what IS shocking is that in that same poll, 40 percent of respondents couldn't spot the CLASSIC red flags of a financial con. The poll was conducted by FINRA, the group that regulates investment brokers. The poll also unearthed another interesting ...
Houston MLP investment fund completes $290M IPO
Center Coast MLP & Infrastructure Fund, a Houston-based investment fund that is targeting master limited partnership investments, recently completed a $290 million initial public offering. In its Sept. 25 IPO, Center Coast sold 14.5 million shares at a ...
CNH Aims Investment Grade Credit Rating
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Twitch secures $20 million in Series C investment, Take-Two among investors
GI.biz reports that the investment round was led by Thrive Capital, and saw funding from bodies including West Summit Capital, Take-Two Interactive Software, Alsop Louie Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners. Together, the investors' $20 million ...
PV Production Grows Despite a Crisis-Driven Decline in Investment
PV Production Grows Despite a Crisis-Driven Decline in Investment. Sep. 30, 2013 — Global production of photovoltaic (PV) cells grew by 10% in 2012 in comparison to 2011 despite a 9% decline in solar energy investments according to the annual "PV ...
Blackstone Announces Strategic Investment in ThoughtFocus Technologies
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blackstone (NYS: BX) today announced a strategic investment in ThoughtFocus Technologies LLC, a leading IT Service provider. The investment will establish the Blackstone Center of Excellence, an IT outsourcing and ...
Bringing investment back to the US
Over the past four years, foreign direct investment (FDI) in America has dropped from $320 billion to $234 billion. That's a 36 percent decrease. In a welcome display of bipartisan leadership, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed 379 ...
NEPC Identifies Innovative Investment Strategy That Leverages Inefficiencies ...
NEPC Identifies Innovative Investment Strategy That Leverages Inefficiencies ...
Here's A $20 Million Bet That People Want To Watch Other People Play...
Here's A $20 Million Bet That People Want To Watch Other People Play...
Intel makes 'significant' investment in wearable pioneer Recon
Intel says that it has made a “significant investment” in Recon Instruments, a company that has quietly emerged on the cutting edge of wearable computing. Intel did not disclose the size of the investment. For Intel, the stake means closer ties with a ...