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Reporting Your Investment Earnings
Just how you report your investment income, however, depends largely on how much you made. For many taxpayers, the process is relatively simple and requires no additional tax forms. Those who pocketed a bit more from their investments will have to give ...
Chinese Surge In US Tech Investment; Supports 25000 US Jobs
Chinese investment in U.S. technology is having a breakthrough year, topping $6 billion in the first quarter of 2014 alone, and instead of stripping U.S. companies of intellectual property Chinese investors appear to be sustaining and adding more U.S ...
Can The Investment Industry Police Itself? Its Record Is Spotty
The FDIC took legal action against some of the biggest investment banks in the world after the LIBOR scandal – perhaps those household names of the investment industry should have been more careful about who they hire? You know, of course, about the ...
Makes Argentina look good Bitcoin looks like the worst investment in the world ...
Makes Argentina look good Bitcoin looks like the worst investment in the world ...
French Film Financing: International Sales Surged, TV Investment Dropped In ...
French Film Financing: International Sales Surged, TV Investment Dropped In ...
Investment Return From Delaying Social Security? Sure Beats TIPS
A lot of people claim their Social Security benefits at the earliest possible age of 62. Social Security Administration data which I've worked with showed that 50% of beneficiaries in 2004 had done this. Though I don't know what that number is today, I ...
Much Of Intel's $740M Cloudera Investment Likely Went To Existing Shareholders
Update: Alan Saldich, Cloudera's VP of marketing informed TechCrunch in a tweet that a “majority” of Intel's money did in fact go to the company. We don't know the exact percentage yet, but when the Form D is released, I'll dig into it. Yesterday's ...
Intel's high-priced Cloudera investment looks a bit desperate
The deal was said to include an "unprecedented" investment by Intel Capital into Cloudera, but specific terms were kept under wraps. Then word came yesterday that Intel (INTC) had invested a whopping $760 million in exchange for an 18% ownership stake ...
Investment strategies you'd be foolish to ignore-Pros
He believes that buying American companies with sales exposure to emerging markets will help investors capture the growth story without the usual risk of direct investment in emerging markets. Read MoreTraders pit growth against value as Q2 gets under ...
Report: UNR tuition a better investment than most other schools
SHARECONNECTTWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. The University of Nevada, Reno ranks right at the 25 percent mark of colleges and universities in terms of its tuition's return on investment, according to a new report by Payscale.com. That means it gives a ...
China's Alibaba Launches Crowdfunding-Like Service for Film Investment
Each individual investor is allowed to buy a maximum of two plans from the available list of projects and investors have been offered an interest rate of 7 percent on their investment. The projects will concentrate on movies for young people born in ...
Best returns on your college investment (calculate your own!)
Here's a bit of math that might interest you future artists: If you graduate from a top-flight art school — in this case, the Rhode Island School of Design — you'll invest $237,500 in your education over four years then earn a net total of $268,300 ...
Revenue Slides for Investment Banks in Asia
HONG KONG—Investment banks in Asia are pedaling uphill as revenues for advising companies on everything from share sales to asset purchases remain at their lowest level since the global financial crisis. After a promising start to the year, investment ...
Automated Investment Service Wealthfront Raises $35M From Index, Ribbit Capital
Financial services as an industry is a sector that is rapidly being disrupted from all directions. One of the startups helping to lead the pack is Wealthfront, an automated investment firm that serves as an alternative to traditional financial advisory ...
What Does 60 Minutes Have Against Public Investment in Clean Energy?
60 Minutes is a great journalistic institution, but the folks there may be at risk of developing a reputation for bias against public investment in clean energy. You may remember that in January they ran a segment that wrongly claimed the government's ...
Goldman faces heavy EU fine over subsea cable investment
The European Commission is preparing to fine up to a dozen groups including Prysmian, the Italian cablemaker formerly owned by Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, the investment bank's buyout arm. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images. While it is ...
Massachusetts Surveys Investment Firms on High-Frequency Trading
Massachusetts' chief securities regulator is surveying more than 1,000 investment advisers in the state about high-frequency trading as scrutiny of the strategy increases. William F. Galvin sent inquiries on March 25 to investment advisers, including ...
Amazon Exec Pledges “Increasing Investment” in Games
“We're making an increasing investment in games at Amazon Game Studios, and the games will span any number of genres, from kids all the way through to core games,” Frazzini said. “We're hiring a lot of industry veterans that've made some of the best ...
Wisconsin Investment Partners to invest in gener8tor grads
Wisconsin Investment Partners said Wednesday it will invest $11,000 in each company that comes out of the 2014 programs of gener8tor, a start-up accelerator that operates in Madison and Milwaukee. The angel group's total commitment could reach as ...
Cloudera CEO breaks down Intel investment
Cloudera's monster round of investment this week got a ton of ink but also sparked a bit of confusion about just how much of that $900 million bag o' cash from Intel, Google, Dell and institutional investors — will end up in Cloudera itself — to fund ...
Asia shopping malls: The 'must-have' investment?
In a report published on Wednesday, JLL said improved consumer confidence and continued spending in Asia has led to an influx of foreign capital flooding the retail investment market in recent times. "Shopping centers are the latest 'must have' for ...
Rothschild, Rabobank End Investment Banking Cooperation
Rabobank Groep, the second-biggest Dutch lender, and Rothschild ended an agreement to cooperate in advising on mergers, acquisitions and share sales to the food and agriculture industry after five years. “We have mutually agreed that both firms would ...
Imgur Gets $40 Million Investment From Andreessen Horowitz
Regardless of size, the investment from Reddit represents a formal business connection between two entities that have so far shared only a legacy and community. Imgur was originally created as a gift to the Reddit community for easy image sharing, and ...
The deeper meaning of sustainable investment
The first is financing and capital investment. The second is organizational process. I experienced these issues firsthand as president of Unity College from 2006 to 2011. Since then, in my capacity as the director of the Presidential Fellows Program at ...
3 red-hot investment opportunities
Photo taken August 20, 2013 shows the Hess Gas Plant in Tioga, North Dakota, a facility that is currently being expanded. We have officially closed the books on the first quarter of the year, and while the S&P is hovering around new all-time highs, the ...
China Outpaces US in Clean Energy Investment,
First, the administration should use the greenhouse gas regulations for existing power plants that it will propose in June to promote clean energy investment. One way to do this is by allowing for states to use renewable energy targets and other market ...
Report: Global Clean Energy Investment Reached $254 Billion In 2013
Though it declined 11 percent from the previous year, global clean energy investment reached $254 billion in 2013, according to a new report released Thursday by the Pew Charitable Trusts. And for the second straight year, China has outpaced the United ...
Don't Forget Your Child's Investment Income this Tax Season
It's common for children to receive financial contributions from parents, grandparents and other relatives to help secure a child's financial future by funding investment accounts for them—but they come with tax implications that must be reported come ...
Chinese Investment In US Tech Booms Despite Cybersecurity Fears
Chinese firms have already spent $6 billion this year on direct investments in high tech firms in the U.S., surpassing their cumulative investment from 2009 to 2012, according to data collected by the Rhodium Group, an advisory firm that closely tracks ...
As Cuba eases investment rules, many Cuban-Americans turn against the ...
As Cuba eases investment rules, many Cuban-Americans turn against the ...
Barnes & Noble takes a hit as Liberty Media guts investment (+video)
Liberty Media invested $204 million in Barnes & Noble in 2011, giving the investor a 16.6 percent stake in the company. At the time, a Wi-Fi version of the Nook had just been released, and the bookseller was confident about the financial prospects of ...
ND investment expert explores global markets
LONDON — Addressing a crowd of students, alumni and benefactors at Trafalgar Hall on Thursday as part of the Seventh Annual Notre Dame Alumni-Student London Lecture Series, University vice president and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Scott Malpass ...
NYC's Popular Citibike Bike Share Program Desperately Needs A $14M ...
NYC's Popular Citibike Bike Share Program Desperately Needs A $14M ...
Rethinking investment messages hurting millennials
CNBC's Robert Frank, along with investment manager Michael Farr and private investor Evan Newmark, explore strategies for those too nervous to get into the stock market. 3. Millennials won't settle for less; they want less. There's been a lot made of ...
Investment bank Moelis & Company sets terms for $201 million IPO
Moelis & Company, a global independent investment bank and financial advisor, announced terms for its IPO on Friday. The New York, NY-based company plans to raise $201 million by offering 7.3 million shares at a price range of $26 to $29. At the ...
The Top 10 IPOs On Britain's Alternative Investment Market
Britain's Alternative Investment Market is back in business, having just registered its most successful 12 months of trading since before the financial crisis. London's junior stock market, the exchange of choice for many small companies floating for ...
JP Morgan Reshuffles Investment Office Involved With London-Whale Trade
Craig Delany, who took over as head of the Chief Investment Office following the 2012 episode, now has the additional title of treasurer as the bank combines the CIO and its treasury unit into one organization, according to a memo reviewed by The Wall ...
Gold Was Best Investment In First Quarter
Unless you were out shopping for Indonesian equities, the best thing you could have done with your money on Jan. 1 was to put it in the SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) exchange traded fund and sold it on April Fools. When it comes to highly liquid investments, ...
Solar company Sungevity receives $70 million investment
It marks the largest investment by a power company in a solar upstart, the company said. Other investors include GE Ventures, the investment arm of conglomerate General Electric, which initially invested in the company in July 2013. The deal was led by ...
Calibrate Your Risk
Upside with downside protection. Especially after the unfortunate adventures of 2008-2009 isn't that what everybody wants? A product touting those features should sell like hotcakes, so naturally Wall Street is just too happy to supply it – Even if the ...
Heineken: $100Mm investment in Haiti brewery
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The Dutch brewer Heineken announced Friday that it is investing $100 million in its Haiti production plant that makes the popular lager Prestige. The relatively large investment is significant because many international ...
Five Surefire Ways to Torpedo Your Investment Portfolio
When you first learned to drive a car, you probably didn't handle the car like a NASCAR racer; you fumbled around with the stick shift or hit the accelerator too hard, maybe even running up on the curb. Watching a beginner in any field is ugly. It's ...
Sanctions on Russia to bite investment
$70bn of investment funds have left Russia since the start of the year, and there's fear that figure could almost double as Western sanctions start to bite. Forecasters are warning the economy could shrink by up to 1.8 percent this year. Al Jazeera's ...
6 Signs of an Investment Worth Banking On
If you're interested in investing in regional banks, you'll want to know the right way to measure their merits. At The Motley Fool, we're big fans of using investment checklists to help us make smarter decisions about stocks. Here's a checklist ...
Live Nation: A Good Investment?
Live Nation: A Good Investment? By Ishfaque Faruk | More Articles April 5, 2014 | Comments (0). The largest live entertainment company in the world, Live Nation (NYSE: LYV ) , has been doing well recently. The company's stock price is near a 52-week ...
TPG Said Close to Airbnb Investment After Snags Resolved
TPG Capital is close to signing an agreement to invest in room-sharing service Airbnb Inc. at a $10 billion valuation after resolving disagreements over the terms, people with knowledge of the situation said. The private equity firm was leaning against ...
Marijuana: The Most Dangerous Investment You Can Make?
To put it mildly, marijuana stocks have been smoking hot this year as the lines surrounding the legality of the drug and public perception have blurred a bit. While still classified as a class 1 illegal substance by the U.S. federal government, close ...
Investment Trends Markel Corp. gets vote from investor
Thomas S. Gayner, Markel's president and chief investment officer, has emulated Buffet's stock picking. Under his watch, the company's equity portfolios have beaten the market by an average of 4 percentage points annually over the last 10 years ...
China Is #1 In Renewable Energy Investment, US #2, Japan #3 (CHART)
With record-breaking solar installations in the US, and solar actually coming in as the #2 source of new electricity capacity in 2013, you might think the US was the #1 market in the world for renewable energy investment. Of course, if you follow how ...
Robert Barone: Do you know the real fees on your investment account?
Much of the money made in the investment segment of the financial industry is collected through fees, whether they are annual, front loads, back loads or based on churn (transaction fees). It's not the fees themselves that are the issue; it's how they ...