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Monday, March 9, 2009

Latest Investment News

Manufacturing Saudi Arabia leads in manufacturing sector investments
GulfNews - Dubai,United Arab Emirates
This information was contained in the latest report published by the Doha-based Gulf IndustrialInvestments Organization. Saudi Arabia's investments in the ...
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Outside buyers drawn to Detroit's foreclosed homes
The Associated Press
Outside buyers are the latest in a long line of landlords taking over the deteriorating housing stock of a city that because of its once mighty auto ...
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Private equity feels the pain as investment values fade
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
According to the latest 2009 Preqin Global Private Equity Review, cash is available. While previously strong fundraising dropped off in 2008, "eight of the ...

Atlantis Seeks Approval to Close China Fortune, Create New Fund
Bloomberg - USA
By Bei Hu and Bernard Lo March 9 (Bloomberg) -- Atlantis Investment Management Ltd., a London-based firm that oversees $1.8 billion, is seeking unitholders’ ...

Time for Britain to take full control of bad banks
Emirates Business 24/7 - Dubai,Dubai,United Arab Emirates
I was reminded of this last week while watching a senior British politician on the TV news, railing against the latest "fat cat" banker who is alleged to ...
AIG Told US Failure Would Cripple World’s Banks, Money Funds
Bloomberg - USA
AIG’s presentation said that without more US help, investment losses would mean “AIG will not be able to repay its obligations” and that cash previously ...
ATW Daily News
ATWOnline - Silver Spring,MD,USA
Greek government selected domestic holding company Marfin Investment Group to purchase Olympic Airlines. "The government's legal and financial advisers ...

A Toe in the Water
Washington Post - United States
That was only logical, given the latest tirade of Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who called Israel "a cancerous tumor," rejected Mideast ...

Swiss Re Chairman Forstmoser Steps Down; Kielholz Promoted
CNNMoney.com - USA
VX) said Monday chairman Peter Forstmoser will step down, the latest casualty of spiralinginvestment losses at the Zurich -based reinsurer. ...
AIG warned of global turmoil before rescue: report
Reuters - USA
N) had warned of turmoil around the globe if the government allowed the insurer to fail when it appealed to US regulators for its latest rescue, ...
Gaylord resort vision for Mesa in voters' hands
Arizona Republic - Phoenix,AZ,USA
Along with the second resort and other amenities, the initial private investment is estimated at about $1 billion. If voters say yes, and the vision pans ...
AsiaOne
Keep faith in equities
AsiaOne - Singapore
The latest edition of the Global Investment Returns Yearbook, now published by Credit Suisse, may well be the most authoritative as it scrutinises over 109 ...
Hughes Insurance Nets Online Return
PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
This latest investment complements the recent network expansion throughout Northern Ireland which included the opening of new branches in Newry, Coleraine, ...

Qatar govt to buy investment shares from banks
Forbes - NY,USA
Qatar bank shares leapt around 10 percent, the daily limit allowed by the Doha bourse, in reaction to the latest news. 'This is great news for the markets,' ...
Patients urged to join latest hospital superbug crackdown
Scotsman - United Kingdom
Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon said the new initiative would benefit from investment of more than £1 million a year and was key to Holyrood's commitment ...

FACTBOX-Gulf Arab policy actions to face
Life Style Extra - UK
Qatar's government took the latest step on Monday, saying it would buy listed shares within banks'investment portfolios due to concerns over the banking ...

Nigeria: Naicom, CIIN Worry Over the Impact of Global Financial Crisis
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
... remittances and foreign investments and the drying up of credit lines for Nigeria's external and fiscal positions. The latest estimates of economic ...
Gadgets are being introduced that will bring the games even closer
Boston Globe - United States
It is the latest in video conferencing; you talk league gossip and lineup changes, knee injuries, and new players. Welcome to the fan experience of the ...

Capital One slashes dividend 87%
MarketWatch - USA
By MarketWatch BOSTON (MarketWatch) -- Capital One Financial Corp. on Monday became the latestfinancial-services firm to dramatically cut its dividend to ...


Sunday, March 8, 2009

Latest Investment News

Boeing's Wichita Engineers Decide Against a Strike
FOXBusiness - USA
s Wichita, Kan., facility rejected the company's latest labor contract, but decided not to strike because of the fledgling economy. ...
MARKET BUZZ Don't Let Crisis Leave You Cross-Eyed
Washington Post - United States
... they set in their investment plans. In such times, careful analysis of stock prices and the government's latest economic fixes can get short shrift. ...
ampus Insider: Racist e-mail rocks Dartmouth campus
Boston Globe - United States
Massachusetts State Senator Anthony Galluccio is the latest politician (after City Councilor Michael Flaherty and Mayor Thomas M. Menino) to blast the ...
Bear market in full growl, and the end isn't in sight
San Diego Union Tribune - San Diego,CA,USA
We are, after all, dealing with the after-effects of a series of investment bubbles that have been percolating and popping over the past 20 years, ...
inancial advisers find training falls short in this stock market ...
Chicago Tribune - United States
"Please find me an investment adviser who will stop losing my money," pleaded Earl Braunlin, a Ft. Wayne, Ind., doctor who thinks about the hundreds of ...
The streets of busted dreams
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com - Portland,OR,USA
Reynolds is considering buying a second house as an investment. Behind him is Ryan Tibbitts, who is expecting his second child and looking to move his ...
9ER INVESTMENT
Long Beach Press-Telegram - Long Beach,CA,USA
The referendum is just the latest way the athletic department is trying to deal with increased costs and the constant belt-tightening of state money. ...
loyds the latest UK bank to be rescued
The Age - Melbourne,Australia
"The HBOS loan book is more toxic than anyone ever dreamed," said Alan Beaney at PrincipalInvestment Management. "As a Lloyds shareholder you are very ...
The Latest Scoops On Midway Purchase
Ve3d.com - USA
A court document alleged that Thomas stood to make a 30000% return on the original investment. Sumner Redstone and his daughter Shari, were subpoenaed for ...
ine wine a tasty investment
Courier Mail - Australia
"Good vintages sell out in a few days and we've been able to secure an allocation of the latest release with investors clamouring to get their hands on them ...


Saturday, March 7, 2009

Latest Investment News

CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets Lays Off Around 90 Employees
Wall Street Journal - USA
By AMY OR and NISHA GOPALAN HONG KONG -- CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets has laid off about 6% of its employees world-wide, becoming the latest investment bank in ...
Chief investment officer for pension fund resigns
San Diego Union Tribune - San Diego,CA,USA
The latest hedge fund debacle erupted last week when two principals with Connecticut-based WG Trading were arrested on suspicion of fraud. ...

ETFs bust the mutual fund manager myth
InvestmentNews - New York,NY,USA
How have ETFs gone from virtually non-existent to challenging mutual funds as the investment tool of choice in less than 20 years? ...

CtW Investment Group calls on BofA to remove Lewis
Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA
The bank has $15.25 billion in deposits with 158 offices in Tampa Bay, and its 20 percent market share ranks No. 1 in the region, according to the latest ...

BEFORE THE BELL Nonfarm payrolls, Wells Fargo, Coca-Cola in the ...
MarketWatch - USA
By Simon Kennedy, MarketWatch Stock futures recovered their losses to trade broadly flat Friday after the latest Labor Department report showed nonfarm ...

Florida HMO income drops, Aetna 2008 Tampa Bay market leader
Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA
The latest report shows Medicare HMOs in Florida have been especially profitable, reporting $344.6 million before taxes or investment income from their ...

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Mariner raises 'gate' on distressed debt fund
MarketWatch - USA
More than 75 hedge fund firms, including giants like Farallon Capital Management, DE Shaw and Fortress Investment Group, have already tried to hold back ...

With Trading Gaffe, BofA's Lewis Contends With New Black Eye
CNNMoney.com - USA
The disclosure is the latest black eye for Lewis since he agreed to buy Merrill Lynch as the credit crisis flared last year. The agreement rescued the ...

Obama Astounded By Latest Jobs Data
NPR - USA
Hugh Johnson, the chairman and chief investment adviser of investment firm Johnson Illington Advisors, said Friday that leading indicators point to more job ...
Cemex Said to Delay $500 Million Bond Sale After Rout
Bloomberg - USA
“There was a window; they just didn’t move fast enough,” said Carlos Legaspy, president of San Diego-based Precise Investment Management and owner of about ...

Equities outlook shifts as bear market deepens
Reuters - USA
SPX traded at 10.9 as of Thursday, below a historical price-to-earnings range of 12 to 15, according to the latest Thomson Reuters report. ...

Boeing's Wichita Engineers Decide Against a Strike
FOXBusiness - USA
s Wichita, Kan., facility rejected the company's latest labor contract, but decided not to strike because of the fledgling economy. ...




Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Latest Investment News

Fisker plugs into $3m of extra funding for Karma launch
Business Green - London,England,UK
The latest investment comes as Fisker waits on a response from the Department of Energy to several applications for low-interest federal loans that it plans ...

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Global LNG Tanker Industry To 2013: Investment Opportunities ...
TMCnet - USA
The report also provides detailed information about six leading LNG tanker operators along with related deals and latest developments in this industry. ...
Flextronics layoffs latest blow to Malaysia
Reuters - USA
said Maybank Investment economist Suhaimi Ilias. (Additional Reporting by Varsha Tickoo; Writing by David Chance; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)

BofA names new heads of Asia-Pac corp & inv bank
Reuters - USA
... accountable for Asia Pacific corporate and investment banking, in the latest high-level appointments after its acquisition of Merrill Lynch & Co MER. ...

Medium and Large Businesses Believe Information Technology ...
Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA
... and large businesses believe that continued investment in information technology (IT) is an important priority according to the latest CDW IT Monitor. ...

Latest money video
MSNBC - USA
My question to you is, what do you think about that type of investment for retirement, and do you think it’sa good investment at all for additional savings? ...
US Bancorp becomes latest to slash dividend
MarketWatch - USA
He further added that the firm has no intent to convert any of the TARP investment, which consists of preferred shares, into common equity. ...

No More ‘Ostrichology’ for UBS
Wall Street Journal Blogs - New York,NY,USA
... however several sources close to the bank talk of deep-seated unhappiness at the way the latestbonus round was handled, as most of the investment bank ...

Nortel Brings Unified Communications to Life at Unified ...
Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung) - Germany
With Intrinsic, Nortel will exhibit the Latest UC solutions from it's alliances with Microsoft and IBM, including its latest examples of OCS and Sametime ...



Monday, March 2, 2009

Latest Investment News

3rd rescue not the last?
Straits Times - Singapore
The Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) agreed to convert all its US$6.88 billion of preferred stock to common shares for an 11 per cent ...

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Rating Agencies Endorse Revised AIG Bailout
Wall Street Journal - USA
By MATTHEW KARNITSCHNIG and LIAM PLEVEN Major credit rating agencies have signed off on thelatest revamp of American International Group Inc.'s $150 ...

Abu Dhabi reviewing its Citigroup investment: sources
Reuters - USA
"But it is carefully assessing its options due to the latest events -- although no decision is taken yet," he said declining to be named due to ...

Israel stocks slump, but Retalix gets more interest
MarketWatch - USA
By Robert Daniel, MarketWatch TEL AVIV (MarketWatch) -- Israel stocks slumped Sunday, as Discount Bank became the latest of the country's financial firms to ...

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Banks’ ‘stress test’ is partly take-home exam
MSNBC - USA
It's just the latest example of a government program that's aimed at resolving the banking crisis but is more likely to come up short. ...

AIG May Get $30 Billion in Additional US Capital
Bloomberg - USA
Rating agencies have signed off on the latest rescue, the Wall Street Journal reported today, citing unidentified people. AIG may give up stakes in American ...
The L Curve - Latest Roubini Op-ed In the New York Times
RGE Monitor - New York,NY,USA
On Friday, the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development, the European Investment Bank and the World Bank said they will jointly provide euro24.5 ...

Money managers used investments as ‘personal piggy bank’
Muckety - New York,NY,USA
Please go here to check for the latest version of Java. Greenwood allegedly pocketed $293 million of that money for his own purposes. ...
Could China be the Reason the Banks aren't Nationalized yet?
Motley Fool - USA
The securities unit at Citic (the i-bank formerly known as China International Trust and InvestmentCompany) bet $1 billion on Bear Stearns, while sovereign ...

How will Citigroup changes affect you and the economy?
USA Today - USA
By Kathy Chu, USA TODAY In the latest effort to bolster the credit markets, the government dramatically expanded its stake in Citigroup (C) last week. ...

Citi Rescue Gives Prince, Singapore Sweeter Terms
Bloomberg - USA
And it’s good to be an investment company backed by the government of Singapore, or a former Citigroup chief executive. For that you get favored treatment ...

Bank Stocks Are Hated, So Here Are Four I Like: John Dorfman
Bloomberg - USA
Last week I looked at those 17 banks to select a handful that I think are good investment candidates now. The ones I like are not household names, ...

VeriSign Celebrates the Two Year Anniversary of Extended ...
CNNMoney.com - USA
The popularity of EV SSL received a boost in 2008 when the latest, most secure versions of Web browsers achieved dominant market share worldwide. ...
Local bankers answer latest economic questions
Fort Worth Business Press - Fort Worth,TX,USA
Randall Canedy We’re seeing anything from a 65 to 75 percent loan to cost for investment-type real estate and 75 to 80 percent for owner-occupied; ...

AIG Reaches New Deal With US Government, Posts Record 4Q Loss
CNNMoney.com - USA
The US government is boosting its investment in the embattled insurer through an additional $30 billion in capital. In addition to providing up to $30 ...
Ken Shubin Stein's Stocks
Seeking Alpha - New York,NY,USA
Dr. Shubin Stein is the founder of Spencer Capital, a deep value-oriented investment management firm. Previously he co-founded Compo Asset Management that ...
Encroaching Equitization of Citi's Capital Structure
Seeking Alpha - New York,NY,USA
Enter the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority or ADIA as it is better known. News just out of Reuters that Abu Dhabi's sovereign wealth fund, which just happens ...

Stanford CFO arrested
FierceFinance - Washington,DC,USA
The latest: It has arrested Chief Investment Officer Laura Pendergest-Holt on federal obstruction charges. The Justice Department alleges that ...

State Street Launches Latest Vision Report on Derivatives ...
Trading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA
All of these features require a significant investment in infrastructure, technology and human capital. Given the key role of third-party custodians and ...
Jim Kunstler's Latest: "What Next"
Motley Fool - USA
... collateralized debt obligations (CDOs), structured investment vehicles (SIVs), and, of course, the basic filler, mortgage backed securities. ...




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