A new breed of DIY investors will be created by banning commission

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

A new breed of do-it-yourself investors, demanding better value pensions and other financial services will be created by regulatory reforms which take effect next January, forcing fund managers and advisers to disclose their charges more clearly. For example, most independent financial advisers (IFAs) currently rely on commission paid to them by the insurers and fund […]

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EZ Finance Ministers Meet to Decide ECB Purchase Conditions

| September 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

A comedown may be waiting after Fed highReuters Comparing the Federal Reserve to a rehab clinic offering addicted investors a synthetic high has been a favorite …

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Investors need a dose of realism when it comes to internet companies

| September 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Good news for beleaguered Facebook investors – the stock rose 5pc yesterday, buoyed by founder Mark Zuckerberg’s announcement that he would not sell any stock in the next year. The bad news, of course, is that the shares have lost half of their value since its stock market debut in May. Although markets have become […]

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Official: NM Finance Authority issued fake audit

| July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Finance Authority, which makes billions of dollars in loans for public projects, faked its annual audit that was sent to creditors and investors for 2011, the state auditor said Thursday. The revelation shocked state officials and raised questions about both the potential fallout and what the false document […]

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Casablanca Finance City (CFC) Attracts Interest From Arabian Gulf

| June 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

DUBAI, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Casablanca Finance City, a financial centre designed to act as a catalyst for growth in north and west Africa, is attracting growing interest from companies in the GCC region. Amongst those realising the potential is Abu Dhabi-based asset manager Invest A.D. who recently obtained a license. The Moroccan Financial […]

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Ex-National Lampoon CEO Durham Faces Trial Over Fair Finance Co.

| June 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Timothy S. Durham, a onetime political fundraiser and chief executive officer of National Lampoon Inc. (NLMP), faces trial on charges he and two other men defrauded investors at another company they controlled. A jury was selected on June 8 and prosecutors are scheduled to deliver their opening statements today in federal court in Indianapolis. Durham […]

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Why Barbie Dolls and Victoria’s Secret tempt income investors

| June 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Barbie dolls and Victoria’s Secret lingerie might, at first sight, seem to have little to do with the serious business of seeking income from equities. But the more you look the more you see. Both brands are owned by companies that deliver inflation-beating dividend yields with the added appeal of being denominated in dollars. Income-seeking […]

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Where investors can find more than 40 consecutive years of rising income

| May 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Income-seeking investors looking for real returns do not have to suffer in silence like savers stuck in bank or building society deposits paying less than the rate of inflation. Those willing to accept some degree of capital risk but who demand long-standing proof that fund managers can deliver rising income should consider five  investment trusts […]

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ALEX BRUMMER: Pay revolution is tearing apart boardrooms

| May 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Alex Brummer PUBLISHED: 16:02 EST, 4 May 2012 | UPDATED: 16:02 EST, 4 May 2012 Forced to go: AstraZeneca’s David Brennan has been hounded out of office Whichever way you look at it, it has been a momentous few days for shareholder activism. Two powerful chief executives, David Brennan at AstraZeneca and Trinity Mirror’s […]

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Double dip recession: how much risk can investors take?

| April 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Double dip recession in Britain with fears of worse to come from euroland sent shocks through the stock market this week. Investors received another brutal reminder that the pursuit of higher rewards than bank or building society deposit returns always entails a higher degree of risk. Unfortunately, with interest rates near historic lows, many people […]

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