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The Overly Expensive, Tricky To Sell Investment Product Everyone Seems To Be ...
The Overly Expensive, Tricky To Sell Investment Product Everyone Seems To Be ...
Flush With Cash, Vodafone Eyes Investment
(LONDON) — With a cash infusion coming soon from the sale of its U.S. business, British cellphone company Vodafone on Tuesday shot down speculation it might go “shopping” for new acquisitions, saying it would focus on investing in its networks in ...
Threadless Makes Strategic Investment In Tattoodo, Which Is Kind Of Like ...
Threadless Makes Strategic Investment In Tattoodo, Which Is Kind Of Like ...
Libbey announces $20 million investment, 70 new jobs
Libbey completed the investment but later reduced its workforce due to changing market demand and foreign competition in the consumer glass tableware sector. Because of the reduction in workforce, Libbey did not receive incentives offered by the State ...
The 25 Colleges With The Worst Return On Investment -- An Update
In August I wrote a story that attracted a lot of readers, about the 25 American colleges with the worst return on investment. The data came from Payscale, a salary listing website. Now it turns out that some of the data was faulty. Two schools should ...
Tepper to Offer Certificate Courses for Investment Advisers
A Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) credential proves that an adviser has the necessary training to provide objective financial advice to individuals and institutions. It is the only financial-services certification accredited by the ...
The investment opportunities in China
IT IS IMPORTANT TO BEST INVESTMENTS ARE NOT JUST GROWING BUT INVESTMENT THAT IS ARE FAIRLY PRICED AND NOW THERE IS A LOST INVESTMENT IN CHINA IS GOOD DEAL IF YOU LOOK AT METRICS OF PRICE TO BOOK AND PRICE ...
Loeb's 'long-term' Herbalife investment lasted only 16 days
Sometimes a long-term investment can last just 16 days — at least if an investor gets spooked. Just ask hedge-fund hotshot Dan Loeb, who said at a conference Tuesday that he decided to “take the money and run” after a winter purchase of Herbalife ...
Analysis: Deflation threat in Europe may prompt investment rethink
LONDON (Reuters) - The threat of deflation in the euro zone could reverse a major investment trend of 2013, drawing funds out of stocks and into government bonds and cash. Europe is still some way from a negative inflation rate, let alone a Japanese ...
Activist investor Bramson calls time on 3i investment
"The investment manager has indicated that it believes that the risk of and rewards from new investments that it has identified offer better returns to the company's shareholders than a continuing investment in 3i," Sherborne said in a statement. 3i ...
Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win
Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011. "In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a ...
How to copy a hedge fund billionaire's investment plan
But given the amount of news about activist investors' demands for board changes, new CEOs and stock buy-backs, Moreno and his co-founder Alejandro Estrada are counting on publicity to attract people to their app, index and, if they succeed, investment ...
Two Indicted in $15 Million Investment Fraud Scheme That Victimized National ...
Two Indicted in $15 Million Investment Fraud Scheme That Victimized National ...
JPMorgan cancels Q&A on Twitter with investment banker Jimmy Lee
NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co canceled a question and answer session on Twitter with veteran investment banker Jimmy Lee after being flooded with insulting questions less than 24 hours before the session was to begin. "Bad idea! Back to ...
Online Real Estate Veteran Redfin Lands $50M From Tiger Global, Investment ...
Online Real Estate Veteran Redfin Lands $50M From Tiger Global, Investment ...
Redfin Raises $50 Million Investment as It Eyes IPO
Redfin, the Seattle-based company that has positioned itself as a tech-enhanced real estate brokerage, has raised a $50 million investment led by Tiger Global Management. CEO Glenn Kelman said in an interview that the company is profitable, will do ...
Taiwan Restricts Chinese Investment Amid Trade Pact Review
Taiwan announced stricter rules for investment projects by Chinese companies as President Ma Ying-jeou seeks to overcome lawmaker resistance to legislation that would boost economic ties with China. In new rules effective today, the Ministry of ...
French Economy Shrinks as Businesses Hold Off on Investment
Facing taxes equivalent to 46 percent of GDP, companies such as Cie de Saint Gobain SA are cutting investment spending or holding off raising it. “The French economy may have touched bottom but companies are still hesitating,” said Michel Martinez, ...
Snapchat's Offer, Bummed Workers, Zuckerberg's Angel Investment: Nov. 14
[VentureBeat]. Panorama Education, a startup that runs surveys to help schools improve, got an angel investment from Mark Zuckerberg's charity (video). [Bloomberg TV]. See something we missed? Share the most compelling stories about small business and ...
Lilly Boosts Insulin Manufacturing Investment by $700 Million
Nearly half of the $1 billion investment will go to improving sites in Indianapolis—home to Lilly's global headquarters—where the drug maker has been making insulin since it introduced the first commercially available insulin product in 1923. The ...
Malta Launches Controversial Citizenship-By-Investment Scheme
The island's programme is broadly similar to Cyprus' citizenship by investment scheme, but Malta's lower threshold (€650,000, against Cyprus's €2.5 million) could make the smaller Mediterranean island more popular with foreign investors. “Malta will be ...
Big Investment Banks Could Face $100 Billion in Civil Litigation Costs
Global investment banks could be on the hook for almost $100 billion over the next decade in civil litigation costs tied to allegations of foreign-exchange markets rigging, interest rate manipulation, and soured mortgages according to a new report. The ...
JP Morgan, Citi win bigger share of investment banking revenue
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. investment banks JPMorgan Chase & Co and Citi saw their share of investment banking revenue increase more than any of their peers in the first nine months of the year, new research showed on Thursday. Among the 13 ...
Investment adviser pleads guilty to trying to defraud NBA union
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The founder of an Ohio firm that provided investment advice to the National Basketball Association players' union pleaded guilty Thursday to a $3 million fraud scheme and lying to a grand jury. Joseph Lombardo, 72, a founder and ...
UBS Investment Bank Still in Revamp Mode
The discussions illustrate how UBS's efforts to reduce the role of its investment bank remain a work in progress, even as executives win plaudits for a restructuring they describe as complete. The bank's position also reflects a broader trend in which ...
Patent legislation threatens innovation, investment
When we think of all the innovative technologies and modern conveniences of our daily lives today, most of us do not connect the integral role our patent system has played. However, many of the revolutionary advances we now take for granted —checking ...
GHEI: Obamacare, a low-yield political investment
The website could become functional within the next several months, but that in itself does not change the calculus of the poor return on the vast investment project. If this were a private company undertaking an investment, now would be the time to ...
UBS Still in Revamp Mode
The discussions illustrate how UBS's efforts to reduce the role of its investment bank remain a work in progress, even as executives win plaudits for a restructuring they describe as complete. The bank's position also reflects a broader trend in which ...
Penn State's investment club give tips for investing
GOING FORWARD IF I WAS GOING TO PULL THE INVESTMENT I WOULD WAIT IT OUT AND SEE HOW THINGS HEAD WITH THE RECENT NEWS. THEN I WILL ADD ON IF THINGS TURNED OUT OKAY. MELISSA: YOU LIKE ONE OF THE STOCKS, OUR ...
Bernalillo County needs independent investment advice
The treasurer's recent investment practices have negatively impacted the county. I am troubled by the fact that Treasurer Manny Ortiz and his investment officer Patrick Padilla continue to assert that the county manager's finance staff does not ...
Factbox: Investment plans of top Japanese trading houses
INVESTMENT BREAKDOWN: Double equity production in several existing resource assets (coking coal, LNG, copper); Double net profit in non-resource fields to 360 billion yen; Bulk of new investment to be in non-resource fields, priority for resources will ...
S. Korea, Russia Agree on Backdoor Investment in North
SEOUL — A deal reached with Russia this week will allow South Korean investors to take part in a railway and port project in North Korea, circumventing Seoul's limits on direct investment. Russia plans to improve the North Korean port Rajin to ship ...
INVESTMENT FOCUS-Stocks may be running out of steam
In contrast, institutional investors - who collectively manage $56 trillion, or 70 percent of global investment assets - have yet to fully embrace this year's "Great Rotation" move into equities out of bonds. Fund managers surveyed by Bank of America ...
Should a start-up ever turn down investment?
Not long after starting her business Morris was offered £250,000 of investment. In today's economic climate, many start-ups would grab such an offer. Morris, however, turned it down, feeling she would lose too much control over a business that had ...
Clinton, Kerry argue for continued Afghanistan investment
Hillary Clinton, Kerry argue for continued Afghanistan investment. Play CBS News Video. Secretary of State John Kerry and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday made the case that the United States can't give up on its investments in ...
A Timeline of Google's Clean Energy Investment
This week, Google announced an $80 million equity investment in six solar photovoltaic projects being developed by Recurrent Energy in Arizona and California. The deal marks the company's 14th investment since it started eyeing project-level ...
UPDATE 1-Alberta to Canada's Harper: Clarify foreign investment rules
TORONTO Nov 15 (Reuters) - The leader of Canada's main oil-producing province issued a rare direct rebuke of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's foreign investment policy on Friday, saying uncertainty over the rules was taking a serious toll on investment ...
Colorado PERA lowers investment expectation to 7.5 percent return
The board that oversees Colorado's pension fund for state employees narrowly voted Friday to lower its expectations on investments, the latest among many states reigning in long-term stock market assumptions. Colorado's Public Employees' Retirement ...
The Cautionary Tale of an Investment Adviser Gone Astray
IN the world of Ponzi schemes, Mark Spangler was a small-time crook. But his early career, as a respected investment adviser in Seattle and onetime head of a national adviser organization that pushes its members to act in their clients' best interest ...
5 Investment Bubbles That Are About to Pop
Bond Market Bubble earnings stock market Many investors are pretty pleased with themselves after a big rally in 2013, with 22% gains year-to-date in the S&P 500. But despite the gains this year, a host of recent headlines should give investors pause ...
Why Food Stamps Are a Great Investment
My Sunday column looks at the issue of food stamps, subject of a forthcoming battle on Capitol Hill. The program will be cut, but it's unclear by how much. My column argues that it would be short-sighted, as well as cruel, to slash the program, for a ...
Investment Trends Acquisitions again can be lucrative for companies, investors
Not so with stocks of some of the companies using strong cash flow to fund acquisitions that immediately add to earnings, said Mike Honkamp, a senior vice president at Brookfield-based Dana Investment Advisors. "Companies that do a lot of bolt-on ...
Radhakrishnan seeks lenient sentence for role in R.I. investment scheme
PROVIDENCE — The 29-year-old man who admitted colluding with Cranston estate planner Joseph A. Caramadre to defraud terminally ill people in a multimillion-dollar investment scheme is arguing he should serve a single day behind bars. Raymour ...
Benchmarking Investment Performance
An important task for investment managers and clients is to develop an investment policy statement (IPS) for the investment portfolios that are being managed. The IPS details guidelines specific to the client that outlines the client's goals and ...
Murray: Investment in early education crucial to state, US
We're home to world-class universities like the University of Washington and Washington State University. We're taking innovative approaches to prepare our children for jobs of the future at places like Henrietta Lacks High School right here in Clark ...
Do Your Investment Managers Eat Their Own Cooking?
Do Your Investment Managers Eat Their Own Cooking? By Jordan Wathen | More Articles November 17, 2013 | Comments (0). Fund managers can make a killing managing other people's money. In hedge funds and private equity, the baseline fee is 2% of ...
How investment fees hurt your money
Now, brace yourself for the news that there are actually three factors helping to make saving for retirement difficult. After death (no one wants to outlive their retirement nest egg) and taxes (why give the taxman the lion's share of your investment ...
This investment fund cuts through Kenya's tech hype with “bloodthirsty capitalism”
NAIROBI, Kenya—Investing in Kenya can often be triggered by a desire to offer aid or social benefit. But there is another way, exemplified by angel investment fund 88mph. “This,” program manager 28-year-old Nikolai Barnwell says wryly, smiling at the ...
RPT-INVESTMENT FOCUS-Stocks may be running out of steam
In contrast, institutional investors - who collectively manage $56 trillion, or 70 percent of global investment assets - have yet to fully embrace this year's "Great Rotation" move into equities out of bonds. Fund managers surveyed by Bank of America ...
Aberdeen to Buy Scottish Windows Investment Partnership -Sources
The acquisition will nearly double assets under management at Aberdeen Asset Management and create a Scotland-based fund-management giant. Aberdeen, known for its emerging-market and global stock funds, already manages £202 billion for ...