Solar Energy Helps Fuel Socially Responsible Investing (GreenBiz)
NEW YORK, Dec. 28, 2005 - All energy on earth originates from our sun (with the exception of nuclear, which is galactic in origin) -- including oil, which is solar energy stored in fossilized carbon deposits.
Investment Corner (Oroville Mercury-Register)
If you've been paying attention to national news headlines, you're probably familiar with the fact that Americans are not doing a very good job of saving money.
Investing is an art, not a science (rediff.com)
Fund manager J Venkatesan speaks on his stock picking strategy and what investors should be aware of at these high market levels.
Investing: Elections in '06 signal volatility for Latin America (International Herald Tribune)
Latin American bonds provided the best returns in 2005 among emerging-market debt securities, rallying for a third year.
Ex-Corporate Guinea Pig Launches TheReiSecrets.com with a Free Book on Creative Real Estate Investing Strategies (PR Web via Yahoo! News)
Florence, AL (PRWEB) December 29, 2005 -- Derek Pierce and DreamBigGroup.com just launched TheReiSecrets.com for a free book on creative real estate investing.
Sandra Block: Your Money - Timing is everything on tax breaks (USATODAY.com via Yahoo! News)
Thinking of buying a new Acura? If you purchase it before Dec. 31, you could nail a sizable tax break. But if you plan to buy a Prius, you could get an even bigger break by waiting until after Jan. 1.
iWon Money & Investing (IWon - Money)
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Treasury debt prices eased on Tuesday in exceedingly light trade that followed a number of brief inversions of the closely watched spread between two- and 10-year note yields.
Investing: Short-term U.S. yields expected to fall in ‘06 (International Herald Tribune)
The gap between two-year and 10-year Treasury yields, after almost evaporating last week, will widen in 2006 as investors begin to anticipate an end to Federal Reserve interest-rate increases, according to Merrill Lynch forecasts.
Monday’s Money Rates (AP via Yahoo! News)
Monday’s Money Rates
E.On Plans $22.4B Investments Over 3 Years (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
German utility company E.On AG said Tuesday it plans to make investments totaling euro18.6 billion over the next three years, with most of the spending on property, plant and equipment.
Investments 101, Ltd. Announces Agreements with Billy Martin’s USA and Baltia Airlines, Inc. (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
JAMESTOWN, N.C.—-Dec. 20, 2005–Investments 101, Ltd., an investor relations firm that specializes in the servicing of micro-cap companies, announced today that it will be working with two additional companies in the coming months.
AIM Investments(R) Announces Launch of AIM Lifetime Income Planning Program (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
HOUSTON—-Dec. 12, 2005–AIM Investments announced today the launch of the AIM Lifetime Income Planning Program, a business building plan designed to provide financial advisors with the tools needed to help their clients prepare for the challenges facing the millions of baby boomers expected to retire during the next decade.
Ways to use your FSA money so that you don’t lose it (Bankrate.com via Yahoo! Finance)
In most cases, if you don’t use your flexible spending account cash by Dec. 31, you lose it.
Telenor discusses investments with VimpelCom (RosBusinessConsulting)
RBC, 12.12.2005, London 19:58:28. The Norwegian company Telenor offered VimpelCom’s Board of Directors to discuss investments into Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine for 2006 separately.
John Waggoner:Investing - Junk bonds could become trash before long (USATODAY.com via Yahoo! News)
The trouble with investing in junk bonds, which are long-term loans to companies of dubious credit, is determining whether this is a good young outfit that needs a loan, or just a bunch of knuckleheads.
U.N. climate talks speed Third World investments (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Negotiators at U.N. climate talks agreed on Thursday to speed investments in clean-energy projects in the Third World as host Canada struggled to enlist the United States in a long-term fight against global warming.
Investing: Predictions for 2006 (International Herald Tribune)
Year-end forecasts are arriving earlier and earlier, like holiday shopping without the inconvenient parking.
NORTHERN TRUST: New funds to avoid investments in Sudan (Chicago Tribune)
Northern Trust Corp. is creating seven index funds that avoid investments in Sudan, which the U.S. has accused of committing genocide. The Northern Trust Special Purpose Collective Trust funds won’t invest in companies that have business ties with the African nation.
Fintel Continues With New Investments (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
SHANGHAI, China—-Dec. 6, 2005–Financial Telecom Limited Inc. , announced today its subsidiary, Fintel Group Ltd , has signed an agreement to acquire a 19.5% equity interest in Beijing CDWZ Information Technology from Beijing YZHL Information Technology Co., Ltd. .
Investing in New Zealand’s infrastructure (Scoop.co.nz)
Infrastructure investment has failed to play its part Empirical evidence suggests that New Zealand infrastructure investment since the 1970s has been insufficient to provide for future growth.
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