ACHIEVEMENT: Council Bluffs Realtor Recognized Nationally for Protecting, Investing in Real Estate Industry – The Daily Nonpareil

Council Bluffs, Iowa —The National Association of Realtors ® has announced that Tammy Stuart, a Realtor ® from Council Bluffs, Iowa has become a Presidents Circle major investor in the Realtors ® Political Action Committee. RPAC is a national bipartisangrassroots-based political advocacy organization that works to protect the real estate industry and the dream of […]

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Futures File: Slump in oil prices remains leading issue in commodities world – NewsOK.com

The impact of a major storm and the continuing slide of oil prices headline this edition of Futures File, our weekly commodities wrap-up. Storm Cindy dumps rain As Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall in Louisiana last week, citizens and market watchers braced for its impact. One big concern was that the storm could flood rice-growing […]

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Investing in venture capital funds: Do your homework first – The Straits Times

Investing in a venture capital (VC) fund is not for the average retail investor because while returns can be high at about 20 per cent or more a year, the risks are high too. The minimum investment amount is usually $1 million for individuals and the gestation period about eight to 10 years. The illiquidity […]

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Simpler rules to draw more venture capital managers – The Straits Times

The booming venture capital industry here is set to grow further in the coming months as new rules kick in to allow start-ups easier access to funding. The slimmed-down and simpler framework outlined by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will allow venture capital (VC) funds to get a licence within weeks instead of the […]

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Collectors Universe (CLCT) & Emerald Expositions Events (EEX) Financial Review – Markets Daily

Collectors Universe (NASDAQ: CLCT) and Emerald Expositions Events (NYSE:EEX) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation and profitabiliy. Profitability This table compares Collectors Universe and Emerald Expositions Events’ net margins, […]

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Jared Kushner was a Somerville landlord, and it wasn't always pretty – The Boston Globe

Comments Print CRAIG F. WALKER/GLOBE STAFF These apartments on Dimick Street and Waldo Avenue in Somerville were once owned by Jared Kushner. SOMERVILLE — It was the low-ball of all low-ball offers, insulting in the moment, laughable in retrospect. Four Harvard grad students renting a first-floor Dimick Street apartment received word in the spring of […]

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TLcom Raises $40M for Africa Focused Venture Capital Fund – FinSMEs (blog)

TLcom Capital, a London, UK and Nairobi, Kenya-based venture capital firm, raised $40m in the first close of its newest Africa fund.Investors in TIDE Africa Fund, which has a target of $100m, include African Development Bank, the European Investment Bank and FBN Capital. Other investors are currently working with a view to join the final close […]

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