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Sensex to hit fresh record highs in 2015; top 40 investment ideas by brokerage ...
Sensex to hit fresh record highs in 2015; top 40 investment ideas by brokerage ...
Man runs investment scam on fellow church members
Parishioners, who were worried about their money asked their church pastor to look into an investment for them. That's when Dan Hoey's investment scam involving fellow church-goers began to unravel. "A lot of people trusted him," says Tammy Mayle, a U ...
20 Of The Best Pieces Of Investment Advice To Get 2015 Off To A Good Start
Below, please enjoy these bits of advice from some of the legends of the investment world. And may 2015 be a successful year for all my readers. “Invest in yourself and the people you believe in.” Patrick Soon-Shiong, billionaire pharmaceutical ...
My Expected Investment Changes In 2015
I make investment changes at a glacial speed. The last change was about five years ago when I combined micro-cap stocks with small-cap value stocks to reduce the number of funds in the portfolio. Before that, I eliminated a preferred stock allocation ...
The Best Investment You Can Make In 2015
So how do you where to invest your money, time, and energy this year? The easy answer would be to say that you can't. However, I can guarantee one investment in 2015 that will be worth all of the money, time, and energy you spend. That investment is ...
Micron Technology: Prevent Investment Loss By Identifying A Margin Of Safety ...
Micron Technology: Prevent Investment Loss By Identifying A Margin Of Safety ...
The liquid alt market is no plain-vanilla investment
"The problem and opportunity with liquid alt funds is there are so many shades of grey and so many varieties that the amount of homework that has to be done is a lot higher," said Jeff Burchell, co-chief investment officer at Aston Hill Financial Inc ...
UCF economist says most sports venues bad investment for state
Four sports venues are hoping to cash in on tens of millions of Florida tax dollars, but one economist said the state doesn't stand to gain a dime from its investment in all but one of the venues. University of Central Florida economist Mark Soskin ...
Landmark sees $12 million in investment in 2014
And that's just the start of investment planned for the northern Rhode Island facility, which after more than five years in receivership is rapidly improving in both technology and aesthetics to make its mark as the first hospital in Rhode Island ...
Breaking News: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid suffered broken ribs, facial ...
Breaking News: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid suffered broken ribs, facial ...
2015 Investment Playbook: Profiting from the 'Rise of the Machines'
Randy Bateman, Huntington Funds Chief Investment Officer who oversees $2.5 billion in assets, said robotics is a fast-growing area that could be an excellent investment down the line. “We are seeing a growing acceptance and recognition of robotics, a ...
Is Lululemon (LULU) an Attractive Investment Candidate?
Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU - Analyst Report), one of the leading yoga-inspired athletic apparel and accessories retailer, has created a distinct niche for itself in the market by offering superior product designs at a premium price. Moreover, the ...
The 3 Best Investment Moves if the Fed Raises Rates
Matt Frankel: If it looks like a rate increase is imminent, it might be a good time to consider exiting any highly leveraged investments, especially mortgage real estate investment trusts. To understand why, consider this simplified explanation of how ...
Does Delta Airlines, Inc. Deserve an Investment Grade Credit Rating?
Nearly 10 years removed from bankruptcy, management at Delta Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: DAL ) has increasingly made the case that the company deserves an investment grade credit rating, the highest credit rating awarded to debt issuers. Near the beginning ...
Is XTL A Good Investment?
The SPDR S&P Telecom ETF (XTL) is made up of 59 securities, 60.33% of which are in the technology sector, and 39.67% of which are in communications services. XTL comes with a 0.35% expense ratio and a 1.15% annual dividend yield. Since launching ...
2 Reasons Williams Companies and 1 Other High-Yielding Energy Investment ...
2 Reasons Williams Companies and 1 Other High-Yielding Energy Investment ...
KKR Tripling Its Investment With Alliance-Walgreen Merger
Most of the $3 billion investment KKR and its clients sank in a $48 billion buyout of Texas power producer TXU Corp. in 2007 stands to be wiped out in bankruptcy. Another 2007 takeover, of retailer Dollar General Corp., yielded a $10.4 billion gain ...
Minnesota investment board withholds support of Medtronic-Covidien deal
A four-member subcommittee of the State Board of Investment (SBI) decided Friday morning not to vote when shareholders are asked Tuesday to approve Medtronic's acquisition of Irish health care supplier Covidien. Critics on the state pension board said ...
Atlanta investment group acquires two Southwest Florida hotels
FORT MYERS, Fla. - An Atlanta-based investment group has checked into Lee County, purchasing two Marriott branded hotels with plans to give them an upgrade. As part of a much larger deal, Noble Investment Group recently bought the SpringHill Suites ...
Local Investment Adviser on Financial Outlook 2015 and Beyond
The views, opinions and/or materials presented are solely those of Helen A. Dietz, and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of Stanford Investment Group, Inc. This material does not constitute an offer to sell, solicitation of an offer to ...
Larry Riley: Muncie awash in investment and debts
I know what you're thinking. “Did he float six TIF bonds or only five?” Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement I kinda lost track myself. But being the debts exceed $44 million and could blow Muncie's head clean off, you've gotta ask ...
A hundred football stars caught in £30million investment scam linked to former ...
A hundred football stars caught in £30million investment scam linked to former ...
Documentary advocates early childhood investment
Seven Napa agencies are sponsoring a Feb. 3 showing of the film, “The Raising of America,” a documentary explaining how a strong start for children can lead to a stronger and more equitable nation. The free 5:30 p.m. reception, 6:15 movie and 7:15 ...
A rural renaissance: Investment incentives give boost to small ND towns
... president of the Casselton branch, said it was difficult to find the right piece of undeveloped land at the right price to build the bank building it wanted – that is, until the city's renaissance zone became available. “It supported making the ...
Investment Wisdom for 2015
Here we are at the beginning of a New Year, 2015, reflecting on our investment results from 2014 and peering into the future to see how to change our portfolio holdings to hopefully have a year of outstanding returns. I have walked this path for ...
Investment Ideas for 2015: What We're Watching in the New Year
The New Year is a good occasion to re-evaluate your portfolio and start hunting for promising new investments. So we asked three top Motley Fool analysts which stocks they would be watching this year, and they turned up an IPO, the maker of an exciting ...
4 Forces Shaping The Investment Climate
The prospects of sovereign bond purchases by the ECB, amid political uncertaintysparked by Geece's snap election. The continued drop in energy prices is a stimuluative writ large but poses challenges for oil producers and the leveraged eco-system that ...
Big UK firms plan to raise investment despite election risk: Deloitte
LONDON (Reuters) - Major British businesses plan to step up investment this year despite seeing increased risks from May's general election and a softer economic outlook, a survey by accountants Deloitte showed on Monday. Deloitte said firms planned to ...
Nepal: Foreign investment in tourism up 389 percent
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Foreign investment commitments in tourism sector have increased by 389 percent over the first five months of current fiscal year. According to data of Department of Industry (DoI), Rs 1.75 billion worth of investment commitments have ...
Update: American Realty Capital Properties - Activist Investment Not A Game ...
Update: American Realty Capital Properties - Activist Investment Not A Game ...
Recap: The Best And The Worst In Alternative Investment ETFs
John Bogle, founder of the Vanguard fund family, has cautioned investors for many years about playing cute with their investment portfolios. "Don't look for a needle in the haystack," says Saint Jack, "just buy the haystack." With that, Bogle inveighs ...
Grocery-focused real estate investment company pays $43 million for 'an Entire ...
Grocery-focused real estate investment company pays $43 million for 'an Entire ...
Why Even “Proven” Investment Strategies Usually Fail
Evidence that an investment strategy actually worked is a powerful thing, even if one knows intellectually that yesterday's winners are more often than not tomorrow's losers. At the very least, it suggests that the strategy isn't merely a swell theory ...
New Study Identifies the Most Underappreciated Investment Skill
Several years ago, two Yale business school professors gave the personal finance industry a jolt by devising a formula for determining how active so-called actively managed mutual funds really were. What they discovered was that the portfolios of many ...
Mattel: Investment With The Potential For 9% Long-Term Growth (MAT)
At $30.60 or less, Mattel can be expected to achieve 9% growth per year over the next 10 years. FY13 dividend was greater than free cash flow. If FY2014 Q4 FCF is depressed, the FY2014 dividend could exceed FCF for the second year in a row. The biggest ...
Local investment team named a Fund Manager of the Year finalist
A portfolio management team — Brian Woglom (from left), Phil Davidson, Kevin Toney and Mike Liss — at Kansas City-based American Century Investments was named as one of four national finalists for Morningstar's 2014 Domestic Stock Fund Manager of ...
Hedge Fund Firm Tudor Investment Closes Oldest Fund: Source
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Paul Tudor Jones, the founder and chief investment officer of the roughly $13 billion hedge fund firm Tudor Investment Corp, has closed his firm's oldest fund, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday. Jones announced in a ...
JP Morgan Asset Management names new CEO of investment management ...
JP Morgan Asset Management names new CEO of investment management ...
Investment in digital health surges
The burgeoning digital-health industry welcomed more than $4 billion in venture funding in 2014, a sum nearly equal to the prior three years combined, according to a study by Rock Health. That record investment is still small compared with the amount ...
Will Title II reduce investment? Who's asking?
Opponents of Title II classification have argued that applying it to Internet service providers (ISPs) will reduce investment. Proponents of Title II reacted with smug glee when executives at several ISPs suggested that Title II was unlikely to affect ...
My Investment Worries: The Dollar, Large Caps, And More
Essentially investment risk is not a number. The price of risk failure is the foregoing of important funding plans. In that light your risk is not the same as my risk. Not only because we have different financial and personality resources, but also ...
Espirito Santo U.K. Investment Bank Unit Fined $350000
Execution Noble & Company Ltd., a U.K. unit of the investment-banking division of the lender that emerged from the breakup of Banco Espirito Santo SA, was fined 231,000 pounds ($350,000) for breaching British listing rules. Execution Noble portrayed ...
WPP Leads $250 Million Investment Round in Sports Marketing Start-Up
Mr. Pyne left his role as president of IMG Wordwide's global sports and entertainment business in August last year (shortly after writing this column for Ad Age) to set up on his own. He is officially opening Bruin Sports Capital with the investment ...
Wind industry boasts of 1560 jobs and $532 million investment in new report
In a broad sense, the report contends that any taxpayer or ratepayer costs associated with wind power development are far outweighed in Maine by the $1.28 billion in investment and spending created over the 12-year study period. “We think it's an ...
National investment firm buys Plaza Farmington
The investment firm describes itself as "a public non-traded real estate investment trust that seeks to acquire and manage well-occupied grocery-anchored neighborhood shopping centers." Plaza Farmington and the other two properties are both built ...
Cambia adds to its growing investment portfolio with $4M in senior care platform
"Cambia actively supports innovative solutions that can change the game for seniors and families confronting the challenges of aging," Cambia Senior Vice President of Strategic Investment Rob Coppedge said in a statement. "The Caremerge solution is ...
Managed Duration Investment Grade Municipal Fund Announces New ...
Managed Duration Investment Grade Municipal Fund Announces New ...
Asian Box closes on investment to fund growth
The parent to the fast-casual Asian Box chain has received an investment from Horowitz Group that will help accelerate growth over the next few years, the company said Tuesday. Asian Box Holdings Inc. cofounder and chief executive Frank Klein declined ...
Multi-Million Dollar Investment Made In SAB Biotherapeutics
The Ebola virus could meet its match thanks to work happening in South Dakota, and a major investment in SAB Biotherapeutics may help bring treatments that much closer to a reality. "The particular industry or market that we work in is about a $100 ...
Local biz news: Marketware gets $400K investment
Peak Ventures, an early-stage venture firm, announced on Jan. 6 that it invested $400,000 in Marketware, a Utah company specializing in relationship and business intelligence solutions for healthcare providers. The investment was part of a $1.4 million ...