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Liberty Media's John Malone Weighs Investment In Univision: Report
It's currently owned by several private equity and investment firms. The disclosure comes as Discovery Communications, where Malone's the dominant shareholder, is talking to Scripps Networks Interactive about a possible merger. Univision is working to ...
Salesforce Continues Active Investment Pace In Technology Startups
Database platform company Salesforce (CRM) has participated in two more investment rounds, a $16 million funding round for UK-based Privitar and an undisclosed amount for Chicago-based Appiphony. Privitar is developing software that enables ...
Uganda to host Africa's first Conservation and Tourism Investment Forum
The Giants Club, the conservation initiative supported by the Independent and Evening Standard, today announced it would stage Africa's first Conservation and Tourism Investment Forum on 6th October 2017. The event, which will be held in Uganda, was ...
A hedge fund set up by Steve Cohen's former chief investment officer is crushing it
A hedge fund set up by Aaron Cowen, a former chief investment officer at SAC Capital, is crushing it this year. Suvretta Capital Management's master fund is up 12.5% after fees for the first six months of the year, according to an investor document ...
AGNC Investment's Q2 2017 Income Statement And EPS Projection - Part 3
Please see PART 1 and PART 2 of this article for a detailed projection of AGNC Investment Corp.'s (AGNC) income statement (technically speaking, the company's “consolidated statement of comprehensive income”) for the second quarter of 2017 regarding ...
Nexen Tire and Mubadala Investment Company Sign Memorandum of Understanding
SEOUL, South Korea, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexen Tire, a leading global tire manufacturer and Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), the Abu Dhabi strategic investment fund, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore strategic ...
Turkey's Simsek says no probe of Daimler, BASF, welcomes German investment
ANKARA (Reuters) - Press reports that Turkey is investigating Germany's Daimler (DAIGn.DE) and chemicals giant BASF (BASFn.DE) are "completely false", Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Twitter on Thursday, adding that Ankara welcomed ...
New Residential Investment Corp. Is Currently Undervalued By 20%
The focus of this article is to provide a detailed analysis on why New Residential Investment Corp. (NRZ) is currently an attractive equity investment to own. This article will first provide an analysis of NRZ's past and current economic return (change ...
Germany Warns Turkey on Investment, Visitors as Ties Deteriorate
Turkey's actions show that it's “departing from the basis of European values,” Gabriel told reporters in Berlin, raising the prospect of diminishing investment and a drop in the number of Germans traveling to Turkey. Chancellor Angela Merkel backed his ...
Nine Tips For Creating A Smart Investment Strategy From Scratch
Whether you are saving for a retirement that is still decades away or building a college fund for your high school student, developing a smart, diversified investment strategy to also include real estate will not happen by accident. If you want the ...
How To Get A Better Bargain On Your Investment With Emerging Europe
I believe one of the most attractive destinations for your investment dollars right now is emerging European countries. Below you can see a valuation comparison between U.S. and emerging European equities. Trading at 9.2 times earnings, the latter are ...
An investment in Qualcomm is 'dead money,' says top chip analyst
Qualcomm shares slid Thursday despite the company reporting better-than-expected earnings the day before — and a top semiconductor analyst said there is little to no incentive for investors to buy the stock. "At best I think it's probably dead money," ...
San Antonio investment adviser fined, suspended
State securities regulators have suspended San Antonio investment adviser Michael Keith Parish for 30 days and fined him $5,000. The Texas State Securities Board determined during a records inspection that Parish had custody of client money or ...
Yes, Killing The ACA's Investment Tax Now Would Make The Next GOP Tax Bill Easier, Here's Why
The chaos surrounding Senate efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act will prolong the debate over what Republicans will do about the nearly $1 trillion in taxes the ACA will generate over the next 10 years. It is often said that the GOP wants to ...
Mobile savings and investment service Acorns is on track to do 1 billion trades in 2017
The company now boasts more than 2 million investment accounts (with 600,000 opened in 2017 alone) and is on track to do 1 billion trades in 2017 through the proprietary broker-dealer that it created. Those are hefty numbers to post for any financial ...
Brooklyn investment sales stagnate in first half of 2017
The Brooklyn investment-sales market remained sluggish during the first six months of 2017, continuing the trend from last year. The borough saw 570 transactions during the first half of 2017, with 756 properties changing hands otaling $3.58 billion, ...
$4 Billion Investment and 4000 Jobs from Corning, Merck, and Pfizer Initiative
The initial investment by the three companies will cover the expansion of Corning facilities, as well as the building of a new high volume manufacturing plant in the Southeast to support the new, safer, and innovative manufacturing process of ...
Why Investment In EU Startups Continues to Decline (Hint, It's Not for the Reason You Think)
Why Investment In EU Startups Continues to Decline (Hint, It's Not for the Reason You Think). New data suggests that political uncertainty in the region has had little impact on venture capital activity. By Zoë Henry. Zoë Henry is a staff reporter at ...
Guest opinion: FCC rules stymie broadband investment
Unsurprisingly, this has had a negative effect on broadband investment. Last year was the first time in history where broadband investment declined outside of a recession. That's especially bad news for states like Montana where it's inherently harder ...
Clouds forming over top fund managers' sunny investment calls
LONDON (Reuters) - Stock prices climbing ever higher as interest rates and volatility plumb rock bottom: for some of the world's top asset managers, the investment outlook is as good as it gets. But look closer and clouds are forming that may put a ...
Stay calm on the investment 'roller coaster'
So prepare for the inevitable market volatility — it's a normal part of the investment landscape. Buckle up. When you're on a roller coaster, you need to buckle your seat belt or use a restraint. You want to have the excitement of the ride, but you ...
Baidu and JD.com to join $12 billion investment in state-owned China Unicom
(Reuters) — Baidu and JD.com will join other big Chinese technology firms to jointly invest about $12 billion in the Shanghai-listed unit of China Unicom, the weakest of three big state-owned telecoms firms, two people with direct knowledge of the ...
29-year-old CEO who manages $1 billion warns young people: Buying a home can be a 'terrible investment'
"I see a lot of peers, young people, that say, 'I have got to buy a house because I have got to get into the real estate market because it is a great investment.' And then they take all of their money and they put it in a house, and then they put all ...
Kinnevik Investment's (KINNF) CEO Joakim Andersson on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Good morning everybody and welcome to the presentation of Kinnevik's results for the second quarter of 2017. I'm your Joakim Andersson, Acting CEO and CFO and with me today as per previous quarters is Chris Bischoff, our Senior Investment Director and ...
Betterment introduces ethical investment option
Ethical investment is undoubtedly in vogue, with ever-more wealth management fintechs rolling out socially responsible portfolios. Leading US online investment advisor Betterment joined the fray this week by launching its socially responsible investing ...
A Thoughtful Investment With Help From Baidu Brain
The main opportunity for investment in Baidu is facilitated by Baidu Brain, introduced last September. Baidu claims a 97% accuracy rate in voice recognition and 99.7% rate in facial recognition. Tractica forecasts that deep learning software revenue ...
Could Litecoin Be a Better Investment Than Bitcoin?
Phillip believes that Litecoin could be a useful medium of exchange for small transactions in particular, as the fees will likely be substantially lower than those for Bitcoin. For investment purposes, this means that users will spend less money paying ...
Questions swirl as 'advisers' say they never worked for Chicago investment firm
Desai has described her company as a hybrid between crowdfunding investment portals and a traditional venture capital fund. On its website, Nin Ventures touts the company as “a unique web-based opportunity for 'accredited investors' to invest in a ...
New Study Suggests Corporate Investment Is Down Because of Industry Consolidation
Why are corporations sitting on such big piles of cash? Why aren't they investing more? Max Ehrenfreund points to a new bit of research with an intriguing answer: as firms merge, their market positions become so powerful they don't need to bother ...
Struggling telecom China Unicom gets $12 billion investment from tech companies
Baidu and JD.com will join other big Chinese technology firms to jointly invest about $12 billion in the Shanghai-listed unit of China Unicom, the weakest of three big state-owned telecoms firms, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said. The ...
Ravens Make $1.5 Million Investment to Baltimore's Renaissance ...
Ravens Make $1.5 Million Investment to Baltimore's Renaissance ...
San Diego Insurance Agent Charged in $1.1 Million Senior Investment Scam
Insurance agent Shawn Heffernan, 42, of San Diego, was arraigned Thursday on multiple felony grand theft and elder fraud charges. Heffernan was arrested at his residence after an investigation by the San Diego Regional Fraud Task Force revealed he ...
New White House communications director has traveled to Cuba to scout investment opportunities
Scaramucci, whose appointment on Monday led to the resignation of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, is the founder of the global investment firm SkyBridge Capital. He also is behind the annual SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference that brings ...
'I lost £35000 in a gold investment scam - and then got it back'
When Dexter Jeffrey, a 43-year-old music producer, came across a high-return gold investment proposition being marketed in 2014, he was initially sceptical. After several conversations by phone and email he decided to go ahead with the investment. “I ...
Gallatin County leads state for business investment, growth
Business is booming in Gallatin County according to a new study released by personal finance technology company Smart Asset. Gallatin County ranked first in the state of Montana for receiving the greatest amount of incoming investments. The study ranks ...
Burford Capital Reports Favourable Investment Result
Burford Capital Limited ("Burford”), a leading global finance and investment management firm focused on law, is pleased to announce that a favourable decision in an arbitration matter underlying one of its investments has been rendered by the ...
Ken Dixon: An investment in saving a life
But when the ambulance sits in front of a house for a couple hours, along with a cop car and vehicles you've never seen before, you can figure a medical examiner is involved. And that's never good. It was another overdose. But it wasn't one of those ...
Listed infrastructure investment is a fake
For the past 15 years, infrastructure investment has been the preserve of large sophisticated investors. It is rapidly becoming more mainstream, and asset owners of all sizes are considering investing in it. Originally confined to private equity or ...
Recruiting business investment goal of international economic trip
Columbus Mayor Jim Lienhoop, Jason Hester, president of the Greater Columbus Economic Development Corp., and Kathy Ertel, executive director of the Jennings County Economic Development Corp., attended the event to help attract economic investment ...
Chinese investment company snaps up French wine estate
A Chinese property investment company has bought French wine estate Chateau Fauchey on the right bank of the Garonne river southeast of Bordeaux, according to a statement from Maxwell-Baynes-Vineyards, an affiliate of Christie's International Real ...
New Residential: Despite Big Risks, 12.5% Yield Is Attractive
New Residential Investment Corp. currently faces a variety of big risks that should not be ignored. Despite the big risks, we believe the company's big dividend is strong, and that there are a multiple reasons to be optimistic about New Residential. We ...
Chinese Real Estate Value in Question, Bitcoin Seen As Viable Investment Option
In a Reddit post, author BCJoey discussed how important investing in Bitcoin is in China. According to him, real estate business in China is popping. Because of that, China's central bank, the People's Bank of China (PBoC), will need to start a ...
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie: Defense must reward Giants' investment
But that wasn't enough for cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who admits he and his teammates feel pressure to help the Giants see a larger return on the aforementioned investment. “Any time you build something like that, you have to go out there ...
Steve Koch: Investment banker to City Hall insider
For an investment banker who admittedly “didn't know s—t” when he walked in the door of City Hall, Steve Koch has quite the track record for his five years at Mayor Rahm Emanuel's side. Chicago has finally confronted its $30 billion pension crisis ...
Britain launches first phase of energy storage investment
LONDON (Reuters) - Business minister Greg Clark will launch the first phase of a 246 million pound investment into battery technology on Monday, part of the government's industrial strategy to boost productivity and spread wealth in Britain. Prime ...
Pain predicted for Europe's investment banks
Predictions are bleak for the earnings of European investment banks after a tough set of results for Wall Street saw revenues slide 5% year-on-year for the major US banks. Deutsche Bank will be the first big European bank to post its second-quarter ...
RPT-INVESTMENT FOCUS-Clouds forming over top fund managers' sunny investment calls
LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) - Stock prices climbing ever higher as interest rates and volatility plumb rock bottom: for some of the world's top asset managers, the investment outlook is as good as it gets. But look closer and clouds are forming that may ...
China says they will open markets further to foreign investment
Before you decide to trade foreign exchange, carefully consider your investment objectives, experience level, and risk tolerance. You could lose some or all of your initial investment; do not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. Educate ...
Forum to be held to boost China-Bangladesh investment
DHAKA, July 24 (Xinhua) -- The first-ever China-Bangladesh Investment Forum, organized by Euromoney Institutional Investor, one of the leading financial publications in the world, will be held in Beijing on Aug. 21. The City Bank Limited, a leading ...
US Regional Banks Take on Wall Street
SunTrust Banks Inc., KeyCorp and Citizens Financial Group are among large regional lenders that have been building out their investment-banking capabilities as stubbornly low interest rates have crimped profits. Now they're reaping the benefit ...