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Maxis, Malaysia's biggest telecom firm plans to list on the stock market by mid-November, media reports said.
It’s been four decades since the go-go years of the late 1960s, when hot mutual funds captured the imagination of investors by reporting performance that was too good to be true. It’s been so long that Bank of America seems to have forgotten what happened.
The coming transformation of ETFs into mutual funds.
New U.S. jobless claims fell for a third straight week last week; productivity rose 1.6 percent. What does this herald for the stock markets? Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered his insights to CNBC.
Citigroup's recent arrangement for converting some of the government’s preference shares into ordinary shares causes a significant loss to the retail investor, Citigroup shareholder Victor Filatov, former president of Capula Investment Management, told CNBC.
A key gauge of German investor sentiment slid to a record low in July, battered by concerns about the U.S. financial sector and fears of a lasting downturn for German manufacturers.
A heavy gloom hanging over Wall Street may deepen this week unless such bellwether companies as Apple and United Technologies provide investors with hope that the U.S. economy can avert recession.
Institutional investors sent a letter to Verizon Communications, urging the phone company to give shareholders more say over the pay packages of executives.
Change has come to Colombia. The South American nation was not so long ago synonymous with narcotics trafficking, violent revolutionary groups and shocking assassinations of prosecutors and judges.
With the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting another record, investors are asking: buy or sell? Robert Zagunis, co-portfolio manager at Jensen Investment Management, and Jeff Mortimer, portfolio manager for Schwab Core Equity Funds, gave "Closing Bell" viewers their answer: buy.
One share, one vote? Not exactly: the fate of millions of shares and the rights of shareholders may be up for grabs, as the U.S. House Financial Services Committee is considering a bill that would give investors final say over CEO compensation. Two experts debated the wisdom of such a bill, on "Morning Call."
Influential proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services said on Tuesday it recommends that Caremark Rx shareholders support a takeover proposal from drugstore chain CVS, reversing its previous stance.
In a sign that the New York Times may be trying to appease investors who have criticized it, the newspaper publisher invited Morgan Stanley money manager Hassan Elmasry and another large shareholder, T. Rowe Price Group, to make presentations to its board of directors late last month, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Should companies stop issuing quarterly earnings guidance? That was a major topic of discussion on today's "Morning Call." Dean , executive director of the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics, says yes because focusing on quarterly earnings per share guidance often forces companies to concentrate on the here-and-now while under-investing in the future.
We've mentioned today's report on global warming in an earlier post--so let's get right to one of the major questions: is corporate America taking global warming as a serious issue or not? Some are it seems as reported earlier this month when 10 companies and their CEOs joined activist groups in calling for caps on carbon emissions.
From energy to gold, airlines to the Internet, specialists and analysts offer predictions for the new year, as our "7 For '07" special coverage continues. And don't miss our 2007 Money Manager Survey.