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Investment News 02/2017



Warren Buffett's Best Investment
Warren Buffett's Best Investment. The best investment any of us can ever make is in the lives of others. As we explain to Warren in our letter, the returns are tremendous. 02/14/2017 07:48 am ET. 120. Bill Gates Co-chair, the Bill and Melinda Gates ...
Raising Investment Funds: A Start-up Entrepreneurs Biggest Challenge
We went to early sources for investment (ourselves). Friends and family were also early investors in our efforts. We were able to gain some funds from a state economic development fund, got a government grant, and then won the largest business ...
Travel ban leaves some foreigners worried about their $500000 US investment
Masri applied for a popular U.S. employment program known as EB-5. It offers citizenship to foreigners in return for at least a $500,000 investment in a development or business that creates at least 10 jobs. Masri paid the money, was accepted to the ...
Goldman Sachs Denies Bonuses for 100 Investment Bankers
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. didn't pay 2016 bonuses to about 100 bankers who advise on takeovers and underwrite securities offerings, signaling to a bigger crowd of underperformers that they're probably better off elsewhere, according to people with ...
Here's How Factors Can Help Your Investment Portfolio
Factors may be a relatively easy way to help your investment performance. Here I outline how factors have gained attention over time, which factors tend to work, and the tests used to determine if a factor should be implemented in a portfolio. Factors ...
Investment Guru Warren Buffett Bullish On Apple Stock
(AP) — Warren Buffett's company nearly quadrupled its investment in Apple to over 57 million shares during the last three months of last year. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. filed a quarterly update on its U.S. stock portfolio with the Securities and ...
SoftBank to buy Fortress Investment for $3.3 billion in cash
Japanese Internet and telecommunication giant SoftBank Group said it would buy U.S.-based private equity and asset management firm Fortress Investment Group for about $3.3 billion in cash. The acquisition deviates somewhat from SoftBank's typical ...
Dorsey's valentine to Twitter investors: $7 million investment, funded by Square sale
After Twitter Inc. stock took a post-earnings dive, Chief Executive Jack Dorsey apparently decided it was time to increase his investment in the social network he helped found and leads. Luckily, he was sitting on millions gained from selling stock in ...
China completes $1.15 trillion investment in major projects by end-2016: state planner
About 30 percent of the total investment - 2.39 trillion yuan - went into major infrastructure projects in the information, power grid and oil and gas sectors, the NDRC said. China also dedicated about 22 percent of the total investment into major ...
Foreign Investment in Ethiopia Slumps After Businesses Attacked
Foreign direct investment in Ethiopia dropped by a fifth in the first half of the country's fiscal year after violent anti-government protests in which foreign-owned businesses were targeted. The country attracted $1.2 billion in the six months through ...