Steve Eisman, the ‘big short’ investor who bet on the…

‘I told someone I felt like Noah,’ Steve Eisman told AFP. ‘Do you think Noah was happy?’ The global financial crisis devastated American communities, wiped out savings and brought banking giants to their knees. But it also enriched a handful of investors who had bet that the financial house of cards behind American real estate lending would collapse. Steve Eisman is among this exclusive circle of Wall Street Cassandras, with a bank account and investment portfolio that grew as bankruptcies…

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UK’s Sky to invest in Israeli VC fund and open Berlin…

UK’s Sky to invest in Israeli VC fund and open Berlin office By Reuters Published: 19:04 EDT, 1 September 2018 | Updated: 19:04 EDT, 1 September 2018 Sept 2 (Reuters) – Pay-TV group Sky plans to step up investments in tech start-ups in Europe and the Middle East by opening a new office in Germany and investing $4 million in an Israeli venture capital fund. Europe’s biggest pay-TV group has built one of the most technically-advanced platforms in Europe, helped…

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Progress: Falls Fabricating makes investments, works with challenges

Falls Fabricating was founded by Laurel Lohse in Deer Creek and began as a repair/light manufacturing facility. The business relocated to Little Falls in 1987, employing 25 workers during that time. Falls Fabricating was acquired by Al and Susan Williams in 1991 and they began further expansion in 1992. The company relocated in 1996 to its current location on the 600 block of Ninth Avenue Northwest in Little Falls. The business was growing and its manufacturing capabilities were expanded to…

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TAKING STOCK: The New York Times as an investment – News – Northwest Florida Daily News

Dear Mr. Berko: Please give me your opinion of The New York Times. I may buy 400 shares. Also, what do you think of The Wall Street Journal? — CA, Rochester, Minn. Dear CA: Thanx to the internet, we’ve been watching the decline of the newspaper industry during the past dozen years. Sadly, too many publishers have passively accepted their papers’ diminution, knowing their publications will continue to be less valued by their communities. Certainly, there won’t be more newspapers…

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Naira depreciates against dollar at investor’s window – Business

news Naira on Friday depreciated marginally against the US dollar at the investors’ window, exchanging at N362.64 compared to N362.32 posted on Thursday. The Nigerian currency, however, remained stable at the parallel market in Lagos, closing at N360 to one US dollar. It also closed at N469 and N418 to one British Pound Sterling and the Euro, respectively at the parallel market. At the Bureau De Change, the Naira traded at N360 to one US dollar, while the Pound Sterling and the…

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China’s TBEA to invest in 180 mln euro Gabon hydropower project – Gabon official

BEIJING, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Chinese energy firm TBEA has signed a deal to invest in a 180 million euros ($209 million) hydropower project in Gabon alongside the West African country’s sovereign wealth fund, a Gabonese official said on Saturday. Construction will begin “pretty soon” on the project, which will have a power generation capacity of 70 megawatts in the first phase, Liban Soleman, general coordinator of the Bureau of Coordination and Planning for an Emerging Gabon, told Reuters in…

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Ramaphosa to step up investment drive as he embarks on China state visit

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday departed for a State visit to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing. “The President will position South Africa as an attractive destination for Chinese investors while facilitating opportunities for South African enterprises to engage in the Chinese economy through trade and investment,” spokesperson Khusela Diko said in a statement early on Saturday morning. Ramaphosa’s visit to the PRC was at the invitation of President Xi Jinping and…

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Florida group ups its Colorado Springs investment to over $100 million with third apartment purchase | Business

A Florida company that acquires and manages apartment communities has boosted its Colorado Springs investment to more than $100 million after buying its third apartment complex — another sign of investor interest in the city’s red-hot multifamily market. Priderock Capital Partners of West Palm Beach paid $35 million this month for the 220-unit Union Heights Apartments, southwest of Academy and Union boulevards on the city’s north side, El Paso County land records show. The deal follows Priderock’s $47 million purchase…

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Monticello man sentenced to five years for investment scheme | Monticello Herald Journal

MONTICELLO — As White County sheriff’s deputies were taking William E. Tully out of the courtroom to serve his prison sentence, members of his church lined up to hug him goodbye, wishing him well and sometimes crying. Tully was sentenced to four years in prison and a year on probation after a hearing that lasted more than two hours Friday. He had pleaded to one of the three felonies against him, Class C felony unlawful sale of a security, on…

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Qatari Emir meets Erdoğan in Ankara, pledges $15 billion investment to Turkey

Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani visited Ankara Wednesday in an apparent show of support for Turkey, pledging $15 billion in direct investments in the country that found itself embroiled in a crisis with the U.S. The Qatari emir was welcomed at the Presidential Complex in Ankara in an official ceremony. He met President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The two leaders discussed the U.S. sanctions against Turkey, bilateral relations as well as other regional developments. They were accompanied by the…

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Expanding Individual Investor Access To Private Equity

Does Size Matter? For over 25 years, the Fama-French three factor model has been used by finance professionals to explain the risk and return of equity portfolios. Size, referring to the higher risk/reward associated with small caps stocks, is one of its’ three factors. Thus size, has mattered and continues to matter to many finance professionals when constructing a portfolio. It’s been widely reported that there are fewer public companies today than there were 20 years ago and that, on…

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Behavioral Investing: Wise Investors Don’t Predict — They Prepare

Will the price of Apple go up next year? Has the market passed its peak? Every day, investors wrestle with questions like these and unfortunately, they’re simply a waste of time that might be better spent preparing. That opinion came from James Montier, author of “The Little Book of Behavioral Investing: How Not to Be Your Own Worst Enemy.” He cited the poet and philosopher Lao Tzu as saying: “Those who have knowledge don’t predict. Those who predict don’t have…

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SHAREHOLDER ALERT – Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against CBS Corporation (CBS) and Lead Plaintiff Deadline – October 26, 2018 – Global Investing Today

SHAREHOLDER ALERT – Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against CBS Corporation (CBS) and Lead Plaintiff Deadline – October 26, 2018 – Global Investing Today – EIN News Trusted News Since 1995 A service for investment professionals · Friday, August 31, 2018 · 460,549,492 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools Press Releases Events & Conferences Source link

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Investors pile into equities, stick with EM as risk appetite firms

LONDON, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Improved risk sentiment saw investors pour money into equities over the past week, while outflows from emerging markets abated despite some big swings in emerging market currencies, flows data showed on Friday. There were $7.6 billion of flows into equities and $800 million into bonds, while $300 million left safe haven gold, according to a research note by Bank of America Merrill Lynch using data from flow tracker EPFR. Emerging markets saw inflows worth $400…

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