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India Cabinet Panel to Review Pharma Investment Rules Monday
22, 2013 7:25 a.m. ET. NEW DELHI—A panel of senior Indian ministers will meet Monday to review the country's policy on foreign direct investment in the pharmaceutical sector, two senior government officials said Friday. The group will consider a ...
The Worst Investment Advice I've Heard All Week
The Worst Investment Advice I've Heard All Week. By Barry Ritholtz 2013-11-22T13:56:26Z. The most perplexing thing I read this week was an odd column by Paul Merriman at MarketWatch, "Why Rebalancing Could Be a Huge Mistake." He makes the ...
'Fates Forever' Gets Massive Investment and New Champion
'Fates Forever' Gets Massive Investment and New Champion. Author Eli Hodapp; Posted On2013-11-22 10:06:47. Watch App. Upcoming Games. We've been posting about Fates Forever for quite a while now here on TouchArcade. It's been an interesting ...
Here's Why SolarCity is a Buy-and-Hold Investment
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, 2013 solar power installations will more than double solar capacity in the United States. That's big news for solar but just a blip in the energy industry since the solar power added represents ...
Big Investment Banks Still Need to Cut
Big has been bad for shareholders in investment banks. That's according to a report published by the consulting firm McKinsey this week. The 13 largest investment banks made an average return on equity of just 8 percent last year — below the 10 ...
Individuals Find Ideas in the Institutional Investment World
Recently, I started hearing more about advisers who were adapting something from the institutional investment world for individual clients: investment policy statements, which are commonly used by foundations and endowments to create parameters for how ...
Stocking the Investment Pipeline in Sustainable Seafood
The ventures varied in both social and environment impact and investment-readiness, but the many investors in attendance seemed to find at least some deals of interest. "Awareness about sustainable seafood has increased and continues to rise," said ...
Eastland developer seeks total of $38 million in public investment
To turn the Eastland Mall site into movie studios, a hotel and retail space, a development group wants the city to provide 80 acres for free along with $24.7 million in city and county grants. A City Council committee on Thursday heard for the first ...
Ted Turner's Best Investment
The founder of CNN and Turner Broadcasting as well as the former owner of the Atlanta Braves and the Atlanta Hawks, Ted Turner is one of America's wealthiest individuals. At age 75, he is worth over $2 billion and is one of the largest landowners in ...
Chattanooga sees more German investment
German investment in the Chattanooga area — already in the billions of dollars — stands ready to ramp up in the future, especially if Volkswagen lands new production, officials said Friday. "We've had a lot of interest from German suppliers," Martina ...
Investment minister promotes Macedonia
While many people probably can't point to it on a map, the tiny Eastern European Republic of Macedonia could provide big advantages to small businesses, according to speakers at an event held Friday afternoon in West Homestead. About 30 entrepreneurs ...
Should You Consider an Investment in Cracker Barrel?
Should You Consider an Investment in Cracker Barrel? By Meetu Anand | More Articles November 23, 2013 | Comments (0). The driving boom -- a six decade-long period of steady increases in per-capita driving in the United States -- is over . This also ...
A Dairy Investment With More Potential than Dean Foods
Dean Foods (NYSE: DF ) has seen stock appreciation of just 2.20% over the past year, during a raging bull market. This is often a sign that a company is weakening. Dean Foods isn't necessarily weakening, but changing. Based on recent events and ...
3 Sources of Investment Ideas from Motley Fool Co-Founder David Gardner
During their conversation, David explored his approach to finding new investment ideas. With a Warren Buffett quote for inspiration and a side trip into Kickstarter and next-gen tech, Gardner explains the three ways he learns about new stocks. "Invest ...
This Ultra-Safe Investment Just Got a Little Better
Income has never been harder to come by from investments, and millions of Americans are looking to get more cash from their portfolios. But one oft-forgotten investment has done a good job of providing income, and its terms just got a little more ...
Rising interest rates could mean bad news for bonds
A near doubling of interest rates this summer bruised the stock prices of utilities, consumer staples and real estate investment trusts, and led to the first losses in decades for some bond portfolios. "This was a fire drill for what is yet to come ...
State's top investment officials get giant pay raises
ADVERTISEMENT. LANSING — The State of Michigan quietly increased the salaries of its top investment officials in the Treasury Department by more than 80% this year, saying it was too difficult to attract and keep qualified people under the former pay ...
Closing the door on the GM investment
The U.S. government stands to lose $10 billion on its investment, based on GM's current stock price. Combined with the Treasury Department's already realized loss of $1 billion on its smaller investment in Chrysler, that brings the total cost to ...
To raise odds of better performance, reduce your investment costs
I get that question a lot. So, I'm sure, do other personal finance columnists. The answer is simple but not helpful. “Yup, if the return is high, expenses don't matter.” Combine this wisdom with only buying stocks when the prices are low and selling ...
Abu Dhabi's Finance House says acquires CAPM Investment
DUBAI Nov 24 (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi-listed Finance House said on Sunday it had acquired CAPM Investment, a firm providing investment banking, asset management and financial advisory services in the emirate. No financial details of the transaction were ...
Iran oil, energy investment sanctions still in force: US
DUBAI (Reuters) - The nuclear deal signed on Sunday will not allow any more Iranian oil into the market, or let western energy investors into the country, but it does freeze U.S. plans for deeper cuts to Iranian crude exports, Washington says. Iran and ...
5 Most Attractive Regions for Oil Investment
The Fraser Institute surveys managers and executives of oil companies across the globe every year, asking them to evaluate locales based on attractiveness for oil investment. The survey includes questions that measure how encouraging any given place is ...
Govt Seeks Canadian Investment in Mining
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe is set to go on a working visit to Canada, which is scheduled to kick off on Monday. "The purpose of the visit is to promote investment by Canadian companies in South Africa's mining sector. "During the visit, the ...
US Says Iran Oil, Energy Investment Sanctions Still in Force
Despite the landmark deal struck on Sunday, U.S. restrictions on trade, including those banning long-term investment or provision of technical services to Iran's energy sector, are still in place. Sanctions preventing the sale of petroleum products to ...
Malaysia's Leading Condom Maker Boosts Investment in R&D
Malaysia-based Karex Bhd is hoping its latest round of investment will prove that condoms are both safe and fun, said Goh Miah Kiat, chief executive of the biggest condom manufacturer in a country that makes more condoms than any other. As part of new ...
Retired couple hope new icehouse is nice investment in Lawrence
Retired couple hope new icehouse is nice investment in Lawrence. Email · Print · Facebook; Tweet; Post a comment. By Stephen Montemayor — Lawrence Journal-World. November 24, 2013. Advertisement. Russ Robinson shows John and Valerie Sutton ...
Industry seeing greater transparency from investment consultants
Nearly a decade after the Securities and Exchange Commission targeted investment consulting firms in a sweeping examination of their practices, compensation arrangements and disclosure, the landscape appears to be more transparent. This is not to say, ...
India Beats China To Become Most Attractive Investment Destination, Global ...
India Beats China To Become Most Attractive Investment Destination, Global ...
British crowdfunding site to allow cross-border investment
While other crowdfunding platforms have opened in more than one country, Seedrs would be the first to offer cross-border investment, Lynn said. To help fund the expansion, Seedrs said it planned to raise 750,000 pounds via its own site, a target it met ...
Independent Writing Platform Rant Sports Secures $3 Million Investment
Today, Rant Sports (and its parent corporation Rant Media Network, Inc) has announced its own investment — a $3 million raise led by Hudson Bay Capital and former interClick (an online advertising technology company) Co-Chairmen and Founders Barry ...
New Investment Index Set To Focus On Developing World
In an effort to provide investors with up-to-date information and governments with the kick-up-the-pants necessary to reform outdated regulation and infrastructure, the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) have conceived of a investment index which will ...
Reform the obsolete tax code to increase job-creating investment
Foreign direct investment has always been an important part of the U.S. economy but recently these investments have slowed. This is one more sign of the precarious nature of our economic recovery. For example, from 2011 to 2012, foreign direct ...
My Best Investment
When I was boy, I dreamed of becoming a doctor. I was born in Indonesia in the early 1950's, a time when most families in my country lacked access to health care. As a result, thousands of children died each year from preventable diseases such as ...
TA Associates Announces Majority Investment in Accruent
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced it has completed a majority investment in Accruent, LLC, a leading provider of real estate and facilities management software solutions. Existing ...
UPDATE 1-Russian, Italian state funds agree investment deal
ROME/TRIESTE Nov 25 (Reuters) - Russia's state-backed private equity investment fund and Italy's strategic state investment fund have agreed a deal to invest up to 1 billion euros ($1.35 billion) in companies and projects in the two countries ...
White House Announces $139 Million Loss on Yet Another 'Green' Energy ...
White House Announces $139 Million Loss on Yet Another 'Green' Energy ...
India tops China as most attractive investment venue
India has overtaken China as the most attractive investment destination, according to Ernst & Young (EY), with the sharp depreciation in the rupee and opening up of new sectors to foreign players boosting the South Asian nation's allure. Companies are ...
Citigroup Can't Stop Abu Dhabi Investment Arbitration
Citigroup Inc. (C) failed to persuade a judge that Abu Dhabi Investment Authority was barred under an agreement with the bank from seeking arbitration over $2 billion in claims the emirate's entity already pursued and lost. U.S. District Judge P. Kevin ...
Michigan Treasury investment employees to get major boosts in salary
The Treasury Department last month hiked the annual salary of Chief Investment Officer Jon Braeutigam 90 percent to $333,000 from $175,074 in an effort to make his pay comparable with peers at like-size pension funds across the country, Treasury ...
State's top investment officials get giant pay raises
The state of Michigan quietly increased the salaries of its top investment officials in the Treasury Department by more than 80 percent this year, saying it was too difficult to attract and keep qualified people under the former pay rates. Jon ...
Iran: When Investment Markets Come In From The Cold
The nuclear deal struck between Iran and several world powers this week does not open the country to foreign investment from the west; it's quite a long way short of that. But in demonstrating a thawing of relations, and creating an environment within ...
Ink barely dry, EU aides fret new rules crimp investment
PARIS, Nov 26 (Reuters) - With the ink barely dry on new capital rules for banks, insurers and pension funds, some European policymakers are already pressing for changes to avoid strangling investment in credit-starved small business as an unintended ...
$24 Million Investment In DraftKings Should Shake Up The Daily Fantasy Sports ...
$24 Million Investment In DraftKings Should Shake Up The Daily Fantasy Sports ...
Billionaires agree: Detroit is a solid investment
Blankfein, whose Wall Street investment firm commanded $34 billion in revenue last year, said he believes the city has the core assets in place, as well as “the fire in the belly,” to make a turnaround. “It's vivid that Detroit was once the absolute ...
Norway Debates $800 Billion Wealth Fund's Investment Options
Olsen signaled support for a 2010 recommendation, which was rejected the following year, for the fund to invest in infrastructure and private equity as the new administration of Prime Minister Erna Solberg reviews its investment mandate. Growth in the ...
Crocs Said to Discuss Investment With Funds Including Blackstone
Crocs Inc. (CROX), the shoemaker known for its brightly-colored clogs, is in talks with buyout firms including Blackstone Group LP about a possible investment, people with knowledge of the matter said. Proceeds from the sale of a minority stake or debt ...
Risky Investment Vehicle With High Yields Gains Prominence
The reason Blackstone and Carlyle are public but their funds are not is the Investment Company Act of 1940, which prevents private equity funds from listing on exchanges. The law prohibits publicly traded investment funds from charging incentive ...
Investment in Australian resources slips as boom ends
PERTH (Reuters) - The number of resources projects set for construction in Australia has slipped to its lowest in nearly a decade as the end of the resources boom curbs new investment in minerals and oil and gas. And just five projects worth a combined ...
Russia and Italy seal 1 billion euro investment fund
Russia and Italy have agreed to set up a mutual investment fund worth 1 billion euros, aimed at boosting trade and investment between the two countries. Russia's Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Italy's Fondo Strategico Italiano (FSI) have agreed to ...
IRS Issues Final Net Investment Income Tax Regulations: A First Look And More
Earlier today, the IRS released long-awaited final regulations under Section 1411. These regulations govern the new 3.8% tax on net investment income for certain high income taxpayers that took effect on January 1, 2013. First, I'd like to issue a ...