Archive for August, 2012

Deutsche’s Advice To Investment Banks: Cut More Staff

Deutsche’s Advice To Investment Banks: Cut More StaffNews from Wall Street & Technology: LONDON, Aug 31 Investment banks, set to book $ 240 billion revenue this year, still need to cut jobs and costs to make the industry profitable, Deutsche Bank said. Few will deliver returns above their cost of equity, which averages about 12 […]

Investment strategies: What is arbitrage?

Investment strategies: What is arbitrage?News from newjerseynewsroom.com: BY NOREEN JOHNSTON COMMENTARY You may have come across the term “arbitrage,” a somewhat exotic-sounding investment strategy, in the newspapers or perhaps from popular Hollywood movies about Wall Street and the financial markets. Traditionally employed by hedge funds, arbitrage is an investment technique that has been used for […]

12 Key Investment Tips for September From Morgan Stanley

12 Key Investment Tips for September From Morgan StanleyNews from AdvisorOne: Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (MS) said Monday that it was boosting its exposure to risk assets. This is based on the view that, although there is a challenging global economic outlook, major central banks are providing liquidity, which should support risk-asset markets and the […]

Pension investment strategy in light of new law

Pension investment strategy in light of new lawNews from Pensions & Investments: Bloomberg Defined benefit plan sponsors in the U.S. now have the flexibility to reduce pension contributions to their plans in the near term, thanks to recently enacted pension funding stabilization legislation that allows plan sponsors to use a 25-year average of interest rates […]

Watch Out for Gold Investment Scams – CNBC.com

Watch Out for Gold Investment Scams – CNBC.comNews from Watch Out for Gold Investment Scams – CNBC.com: Gold is good. Or is it just pitched to you as a way to make easy profits by television ads and telemarketers? Tom Grill | Age Fotostock | Getty Images With the price of gold … Read the […]

Sell These “Safe” Investments Before They Crash

Sell These “Safe” Investments Before They CrashNews from StreetAuthority: I keep track of indicators that often signal warnings before market crashes. In reviewing the current market, there are a number of sectors that seem to be in danger of a collapse. But most worrisome is that two sectors that are considered ultra-safe look set to […]

‘Long-term investment strategy of insurance funds in offing’

‘Long-term investment strategy of insurance funds in offing’News from Firstpost: Would you like to make Firstpost your default homepage?   Yes | No Finance Ministry sources told CNBC TV-18 that strategy on long-term investment of insurance funds is in the offing. The sources said that Finance Minister P Chidambaram will meet insurance companies on September […]

Netwatch Provides Vital Tips for Securing a Summer Home in the Off Season

Netwatch Provides Vital Tips for Securing a Summer Home in the Off SeasonNews from U.S. Politics Today: According to the National Association of Realtors’ 2012 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey, vacation home sales rose 7.0 percent to 502,000 in 2011 from 469,000 in 2010. With summer homes on the rise in a down economy, […]

Strategy an important piece of SMSF jigsaw

Strategy an important piece of SMSF jigsawNews from The Australian: IT IS an unfortunate fact that the investment strategies of so many self-managed super funds are compromised. It is backed up by research conducted many years ago by the Australian Securities Exchange that showed that SMSF investment strategy was the hardest of all a trustee’s […]

Investment tips for amateur investors

Investment tips for amateur investorsNews from Moneycontrol.com: ABOUT THE EXPERT Jitendra Solanki CFP & Founder, JS Financial Advisors Jitendra Solanki is the Founder of JS Financial Advisors. A management graduate from IIT Roorkee, he has 10 years of experience in financial services and started his venture after becoming a CFP in 2010. He may be […]

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