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Why Is Business Investment Flatlining?
Much of the nation's growth last quarter was due to business investment, but the wrong kind — a massive buildup of inventories that's likely to reverse in coming quarters if demand isn't strong enough for companies to draw down stocks. A better gauge ...
Investment into emerging markets to fall in 2014: World Bank
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Foreign direct investment into emerging markets should decline next year because of persistent concerns about the global economy, the World Bank's political risk insurance arm said on Thursday. For the first time in five years, ...
Sweetgreen receives $22M investment from AOL co-founder
The fast-casual salad chain Sweetgreen announced on Wednesday a $22 million investment from Revolution Growth, a venture capital firm founded by Steve Case, the co-founder of AOL. Nicolas Jammet, one of three co-founders and co-chief executives of ...
Telefonica Studios Pushes Production Investment in Argentina and Spain ...
Telefonica Studios Pushes Production Investment in Argentina and Spain ...
Head of California trade and investment office in China sees endless possibilities
For Diane Long, the possibilities are staggering in matching up California's trade and investment power with that of China. Long recently was hired as executive director of the new California-China Office of Trade and Investment. From Shanghai, Long ...
Intel's Android Investment Is Huge, but Where's the Payoff?
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC ) frequently likes to tout that it has "thousands" of engineers dedicated to working on Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG ) Android so that it will run on Intel architecture. While there is little doubt that the company is working feverishly ...
Langley Investment Properties envisions strong public-private partnership on ...
Langley Investment Properties envisions strong public-private partnership on ...
Investment company owner charged with five felonies
St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney Jerrod Mahurin charged Thomas Lee Terry, 62, of Farmington — the former owner of the now defunct Farmington Investment Corporation — with five Class A felonies of financial exploitation of the elderly. If ...
Billion-Dollar Investment Fraud
For a group of financial fraudsters, it seemed like the ultimate get in an investment scam—a victim willing to hand over $1 billion. However, like victims of financial scams everywhere, these criminals should have paid more attention to the “if it ...
Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): Pitfalls and Promises
The United States and the European Union (EU) have begun the negotiation of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), which could greatly reduce or eliminate both tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade between the U.S. and the EU, a ...
Subject To The 3.8% Obamacare Tax? Shift Investment Income To The Kids
The kiddie tax is designed to prevent a parent with a high marginal tax rate from shifting investment income to a child in a lower tax bracket by forcing the child to pay tax on the investment income at the parents' highest marginal tax rate. It works ...
Lebanon man charged in investment scheme
A 64-year-old Lebanon man has been charged with a real estate investment scheme that cheated investors out of more than $1 million, the U.S. Attorney's office in Harrisburg announced Friday. Christopher Burhans of 847 Maple St. was charged with ...
Mexican Lawmakers Hope Private Investment Will Boost Oil Industry
Mexico's congress is set to pass a controversial plan to open up the country's vast and sluggish oil industry to private investment. The move requires a constitutional amendment since Mexico forbids foreign involvement in the oil industry. Opponents of ...
A Great Investment for Pet Lovers
While no one wants to lose money, even if the stock market crashed and you lost a substantial portion of your PetSmart investment, you would at least know you were doing the right thing. The best part is that due to Americans' deep attachment to their ...
Tower Investment offers land for new Pine Island school
Tower Investment offers land for new Pine Island school. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Friday, December 6, 2013 10:19 pm. Tower Investment offers land for new Pine ...
10 Famous Investment Quotes and What We Can Learn From Them
When the wisdom of a legendary investor is beautifully packaged in one concise sentence, it's like the intersection of investing and poetry. When you think about it, super-successful investing gurus have it pretty tough. They put in all that hard work ...
The Hard Money Investment Portfolio
It appears that the enlightened investor is now more likely to use Bitcoin to diversify their portfolio rather than physical precious metals held in their possession. Recent price performance and sentiment have all but wiped precious metals off the map ...
Investment Trends Money managers focused on media, not bear markets
No matter where they look, money managers at Sadoff Investment Management LLC are hard pressed to see any signs of a major stock market downturn. Inflation and speculation are contained, interest rates remain low, and money and credit flows are ...
Blue Mound, Mayfair retail areas receiving a burst in investment
The burst of investment is happening because the Milwaukee area is "under retailed," said Tim Blum, executive vice president of Chicago-based HSA Commercial Real Estate Inc. HSA is building the Mayfair Collection, and also is redeveloping a strip ...
Is the Cloud a Reliable Investment?
salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM ) had a fairly epic day of events on its quarterly conference call. Besides announcing results, there was a sprawling who's-who of celebrities, from Sheryl Sandberg to Green Day. All that star power, along with CEO Marc ...
1 Winning Dividend Investment for Year's End
With just 24 days left in the year, investors are looking to the future. And what better way to kick off 2014 than by adding two high-quality dividend stocks to your portfolio? After all, dividend stocks tend to outperform non-dividend-paying stocks ...
Purchase of downtown buildings more than investment for Reagor-Dykes co ...
Purchase of downtown buildings more than investment for Reagor-Dykes co ...
S. Korean firms to jack up facility investment next year: survey
The IT and related sectors are expected to increase their facility investment by 5.1 percent to 36.9 trillion won next year, and the automaking and refinery segments are likely to spend 6.7 trillion won and 3.3 trillion won, respectively, next year, up ...
A return on local investment
2013-12-08T00:00:00Z A return on local investment Santa Maria Times. 6 hours ago. (0) Comments. Some folks may wonder why many North County residents feel disenfranchised, at least with regard to a parity of services. Actually, there are abundant ...
Ed Lynch: Powell Co. needs jobs and investment, not handouts
Walk though Clay City, in Powell County, and you notice empty lots where houses once stood, a busy pawn shop, used-car lots, a gas station converted into a place of worship, lawns where merchants sell furniture and used clothing, crumbling storefronts ...
Shrinking Share of Overseas Cash Headed to US
Of all the new foreign direct investment, or FDI, that flowed across borders last year, much in the form of mergers and acquisitions, 12% went to the U.S. The good news is that the U.S. was still by far the biggest single recipient of such inflows—but ...
Uncertainty hinders US economy, investment: Greenspan
WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. Federal Reserve's expansionary monetary policy to some extent has boosted U.S. economic growth, but the U.S. economy and business owners are confronted with great uncertainty due to political brinkmanship, ...
Alibaba Investment Drives Haier to 14-Year High: Hong Kong Mover
The total investment amount was confirmed by Alibaba spokesman John Spelich in an e-mail. Alibaba, which says it generates about 70 percent of package deliveries in China, is bolstering its transport services as billionaire Chairman Jack Ma targets a ...
Boston-area students protest investment in fossil fuel industry
Students from Boston University and eight other Boston-area schools rallied in Cambridge to protest investment in the fossil fuel industry on Sunday. Over 150 student activists helped to hang two banners on the John Weeks Bridge urging universities to ...
2-year 'civic' tech investment at $431 million; defense agency has mission for ...
2-year 'civic' tech investment at $431 million; defense agency has mission for ...
S. Korea designates 5 new foreign investment zones
SEJONG, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- The government said Monday that it has designated five new locations as foreign investment zones that are expected to create over 1,100 new jobs. A foreign investment zone (FIZ) is designated upon request from foreign ...
Bangalore real estate gets maximum PE investment
NEW DELHI: Bangalore's realty market received the maximum private equity investment of nearly Rs 2,000 crore in the country during January-September 2013 with increased demand for leased office assets from institutional investors, according to property ...
Cutting business tax spurs investment
Tax policy experts, economists and academics all acknowledge that personal property tax deters investment in new capital. And new investment in capital – machines and equipment – that is necessary for a business to expand and thrive should not be ...
Bernie Navarro sees education as best investment
In his day job, he is president of Benworth Capital Partners LLC, a real estate investment and finance firm based in Coral Gables. He launched the business in 2008 with a focus on residential and commercial mortgage lending. The company, which has 10 ...
Japan's Growth Slows More Than Forecast to 1.1% on Investment
The income surplus, the portion of the current account that includes earnings from overseas investment, was smaller than expected, according to economist Yoshimasa Maruyama. “The current-account balance will bounce between surplus and deficit in the ...
Microsoft's Apple Investment: The Worst Deal of Them All?
That now-infamous investment gave Apple enough money and breathing room to consolidate control of its Mac business and parlay that momentum and cash flow into the iPod and iTunes. Then the iPhone and iPad that would go on to mortally wound the ...
Immigration Offers Australia Cushion as Mining Investment Slows
“A migrant hops onto a treadmill at a different speed,” said Wanzare, a senior portfolio manager at Plato Investment Management Ltd. in Sydney who moved to the country six years ago. “Just to be where you are you have to run a bit harder.” A bipartisan ...
MOVES-Deutsche Bank, Jupiter Fund, Macquarie, RBC Capital
Jupiter's long-serving chief executive Edward Bonham Carter is stepping down to make way for a new guard charged with accelerating sales and international expansion at the UK-focused investment firm. He will be replaced by Distribution and Strategy ...
A Mutual Fund Is The Best Investment Book In 10 Years (Plus Q & A With Antti ...
A Mutual Fund Is The Best Investment Book In 10 Years (Plus Q & A With Antti ...
Flipboard to Close Additional $50 Million Investment Tomorrow
Flipboard, which recently raised $50 million in new funding in a round led by Rizvi Traverse Management and Goldman Sachs, will file information about an additional $50 million investment from Rizvi tomorrow, said sources. The expansion of its Series C ...
Is IBM a Value Investment Opportunity for 2014?
Given International Business Machines's (NYSE: IBM ) poor year (losing 7% of its value), many believe it might now be a good value investment opportunity. However, this only applies if there is an unrecognized fundamental upside combined with a cheap ...
Credit Suisse Moves Star Analyst to Investment Banking Side
For 12 years, Howard Chen analyzed the world of investment banking at Credit Suisse. Now the well-respected analyst is moving across the bank to become an investment banker. Credit Suisse announced Monday in a memo that Mr. Chen would join the ...
Documents put focus on Ohio State's investment
The director of a liberal policy group said yesterday he obtained documents that might shed light on how much former JobsOhio chief Mark Kvamme and his new business partner might make from Ohio State University's $50 million investment in their new ...
$100M investment proposed for Gary Airport
December 9, 2013 (GARY, Ind.) (WLS) -- A new public and private investment proposal could bring upgrades and increased air traffic to the Gary Airport. The proposal calls for $100 million in investments over 40 years by firms including Chicago's Loop ...
China's Retail Sales Stay Strong; Industrial Production, Urban Investment Miss ...
China's Retail Sales Stay Strong; Industrial Production, Urban Investment Miss ...
Alan Grayson Lost $18 Million In Investment Fraud Scheme
Alan Grayson Lost $18 Million In Investment Fraud Scheme. AP | By MATTHEW BARAKAT Posted: 12/09/2013 5:03 pm EST | Updated: 12/10/2013 2:25 am EST. reddit stumble · Share on Google+. alan grayson investment fraud. Tom Williams via Getty ...
Investment loses momentum in China
But retail sales beat expectations, while investment lost momentum, a sign of progress toward the consumption-led growth policy makers have sought. Retail sales posted 13.7% annual growth in November, up from 13.3% in October, and auto sales hit a ...
Piper Jaffray adds 11 consumer investment bankers
At the end of this month, Piper Jaffray Companies plans to add 11 bankers that previously worked for San Francisco-based Partnership Capital Growth, LLC, (PCG)—an investment bank that counts Anytime Fitness, Kind Healthy Snacks, and Muscle Milk ...
Billionaire makes substantial investment in luxury hotel company
Texas billionaire Dan Friedkin has been named chairman of luxury hospitality operator Auberge Hotels, after making an undisclosed financial investment that will allow the Mill Valley, Calif.-based company to expand internationally. “We understand and ...
Investment adviser follows passion as a painter
Artist Sheryl Johnson painted the three jazz musicians at the request of Emma's owner Allen Terry SUSAN SHINN/FOR THE SALISBURY POSTArtist Sheryl Johnson painted the three jazz musicians at the request of Emma's owner Allen Terry. A former ...