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FlatClub, An Airbnb For Elite Universities, Lands $1.5M Investment To Scale Up
Last year FlatClub, a sort of Airbnb for top university students and their alumni, launched across 30 U.S. and UK universities (such as Columbia Business School, INSEAD, King's College). It's now raised $1.5million from a network of Angels including ...
U.K. Economic Growth Quickens on Investment, House Building
Britain's economic recovery accelerated in the third quarter as investment and house building helped to offset the biggest drop in exports in more than two years. Gross domestic product increased 0.8 percent, matching an initial estimate, the Office ...
Arena plan sparking investment in Sacramento's downtown core
It's easy to miss the 10-story building at the gateway to downtown Sacramento. Like the downtown core itself, the Fruit Building at Fourth and J streets has lovely bones but has faded through the years. It's not what it could be and that's been a ...
Final Net Investment Income Regulations: IRS Grants Relief To Real Estate ...
Final Net Investment Income Regulations: IRS Grants Relief To Real Estate ...
Drop in Durables Orders Points to Slow Investment: Economy
Orders for durable goods dropped in October, pointing to a slowdown in U.S. business investment that will curb U.S. economic growth this quarter. Bookings (DGNOCHNG) for goods meant to last at least three years decreased 2 percent after a 4.1 percent ...
Cornell Conference Tries to Interest Women in Investment Management
Now in its fourth year, Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management Women in Investing (WIN) conference is one of the first efforts by a business school to address the lack of women in investment management and provide a forum for MBA ...
UBS Investment Bank Bans Multibank, Social Chat Rooms
UBS AG (UBSN), Switzerland's biggest bank, is banning the use of multibank and social chat rooms at its investment-banking division as global regulators probe the alleged manipulation of foreign exchange rates. “All social related chat rooms are ...
Business Investment Falls, as Do New Jobless Claims
But while the labor market picture is firming, businesses appear cautious about investment spending. The Commerce Department reported that nonmilitary orders for capital goods, excluding aircraft, declined 1.2 percent last month. Capital goods orders ...
Exclusive: Argentina's YPF says Repsol deal will attract oil investment
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The compensation deal being negotiated between Argentina's YPF (YPFD.BA) and Spain's Repsol (REP.MC) will open opportunities for foreign companies to invest in the South American country's untapped oil and natural gas ...
Australia Business Investment Unexpectedly Rose in Third Quarter
Australian business investment unexpectedly climbed last quarter as mining and manufacturing spending gained, sending the local currency higher. Capital spending increased 3.6 percent from the second quarter, when it rose a downwardly revised 1.6 ...
China's reforms to hit investment trust industry hard: study
BEIJING (Reuters) - The breakneck pace of growth in China's 10 trillion yuan ($1.64 trillion) investment trust industry is unsustainable and earnings risk drying up as the government steps up financial reforms that will change sources of revenue ...
UBS Investment Bank is Restructuring. Again
Chris Murphy and George Athanasopoulos will lead the new FRC business going forward and continue as members of the Investment Bank Executive Committee. Chris Vogelgesang, co-head of Global FX and Precious Metals, will be working closely with ...
Vale Seen Deepening Investment Cuts in Profit Quest
Vale SA (VALE5) is set to cut spending next year to the lowest since 2010 in a bid to recover from two years of profit declines on output disappointments and lower prices. The world's largest iron-ore miner probably will announce on Dec. 2 a $14.5 ...
Shares In Hong Kong-Traded Electronics Maker Soar 20% On Investment By ...
Shares In Hong Kong-Traded Electronics Maker Soar 20% On Investment By ...
Should the Oakland Raiders Make a Long-Term Investment in Rashad Jennings?
While Darren McFadden has continued to struggle with injuries throughout the 2013 season, Oakland Raiders free-agent acquisition Rashad Jennings has stepped in quite nicely. When McFadden's most recent injury knocked him out of the November 3rd ...
Qantas Credit Poised to Rally on Potential Australian Investment
A potential purchase of a stake in Qantas Airways Ltd. (QAN) by the Australian government may spur a rally in the carrier's debt as the move would boost support for the company's investment-grade credit rating. The government is considering buying as ...
Crocs eyes investment from buyout firms
Crocs Inc., 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 could ...
GrainCorp veto: farmers welcome move as analysts fear investment shortfall
Farming groups have cautiously welcomed the government's decision to block the sale of GrainCorp to US firm Archer Daniels Midland, although analysts have raised concerns the industry could be starved of vital investment. The treasurer, Joe Hockey, has ...
UPDATE 1-Credit Suisse names investment banker to lead Swiss ultra-rich clients
ZURICH, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Credit Suisse is promoting veteran Swiss investment banker Thomas Gottstein to head up its ultra-rich clients business in Switzerland, highlighting the expertise increasingly sought by private banks to cater to their ...
Final Net Investment Income Regulations: Losses From The Sale Of Property ...
Final Net Investment Income Regulations: Losses From The Sale Of Property ...
UN urges greater action, investment to prevent HIV infections in adolescents
The report, which comes ahead of Sunday's World AIDS Day, shows that by increasing investment in high-impact interventions to about $5.5 billion by 2014, 2 million adolescents, particularly girls, could avoid becoming infected by 2020. Investments in ...
India Backs Off on Restricting Foreign Pharmaceutical Investment
But the government backed down after India's finance ministry raised concerns that such a law would discourage foreign investment in the country's economy, which is struggling with slowing growth, senior finance ministry officials told The Wall Street ...
Credit Suisse names investment banker to lead Swiss ultra-rich clients
ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse (CSGN.VX) is promoting veteran Swiss investment banker Thomas Gottstein to head up its ultra-rich clients business in Switzerland, highlighting the expertise increasingly sought by private banks to cater to their ...
India Backs Off on Restricting Foreign Pharmaceutical Investment
But the government backed down after India's finance ministry raised concerns that such a law would discourage foreign investment in the country's economy, which is struggling with slowing growth, senior finance ministry officials told The Wall Street ...
Orchids Infra Upgrade Investment
The investment aims to upgrade Orchids' infrastructure for paper manufacturing and converting assets in Pryor, Okla., to improve production capacity and reduce operating costs in order to create long-term value for shareholders. Orchids intends to ...
UK startup equivalent of Mint.com receives $4m investment to expand online ...
UK startup equivalent of Mint.com receives $4m investment to expand online ...
Dear Abby: Four-hour commute is iffy investment in relationship
Dear Abby. Dear Abby: Four-hour commute is iffy investment in relationship. Dear Abby: I have been seeing my boyfriend, "Casey," for a year. He has said throughout our courtship that we could get married in four to five years. Over the past couple of ...
UPDATE 1-Prince Alwaleed's CFO to leave investment firm Kingdom - sources
DUBAI Nov 30 (Reuters) - The chief financial officer of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's investment vehicle, Kingdom Holding , is to leave the firm, two banking sources aware of the matter said. Shadi Sadeek Sanbar, who has worked with the firm for more ...
Six African Countries Win $330 Million To Spur Private Investment In Climate ...
Six African Countries Win $330 Million To Spur Private Investment In Climate ...
Energy, a potential investment opportunity
Volatility in the global economy creates opportunities for investors to take advantage of emerging trends in the marketplace. The rise of a powerful middle class, coupled with a growing need for essential resources, is driving the demand for energy ...