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Google Chats Up Investors

During a conference call with investors, Google CEO Eric Schmidt and other executives answered questions about their partnerships, rivalries, and products in the industry.

Investors Want Guidance From Google

The Wall Street Journal is running an article on how many analysts expect (or at least wish) Google to break from its early promises and actually provide investor guidance at its first Analyst Day this Thursday.

How To Dissect Mutual Fund Returns
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While total and compound annual returns are useful, savvy investors will look deeper, using a variety of metrics, to get a more complete picture on mutual fund performance.

Yahoo Spanked By Investors Over Ads

Those weren’t warm overtures coming from Wall Street when Yahoo announced gaudy earnings that didn’t beat investor analysts, and the biggest problem may come from lagging behind in relevance for contextual advertising.

Advice for International Investors on How to Safeguard Their Profits

What are the risks?

Southwest Investors Must Luv The Airline

The low-cost airline managed to parley some smart bets in the commodities market into quarterly earnings that beat analyst estimates.

Angel Investors: Who They Are & When Are They Appropriate

Angel investors are individuals who invest in emerging business ventures. Angels typically provide both capital and know-how to companies who are in either their start-up or expansion phases. To reflect the increased risk of investing in such firms, angels seek a higher rate of return versus traditional public stock investments.

JP Morgan Forks Out $2.2 billion To Settle Suit From Enron Investors

Citigroup recently agreed to pay $2 billion to settle a lawsuit from Enron investors, and now J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is following suit and paying $2.2 billion.

JP Morgan Follows Citigoup’s Lead And Settles With Enron Investors

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is following Citigroup’s lead, agreeing to settle a lawsuit from Enron investors for $2.2 billion. Morgan was accused of having a role in a big accounting fraud scandal at Enron.

Citigroup Drops $2 Billion For UC Enron Investors

Citigroup was sued by a group of investors led by the University of California over its role in the fall of Enron. Citigroup agreed to pay $2 billion to settle.

UC Enron Investors Get $2 billion From Citigroup

A group of Enron investors fronted by the University of California has gotten $2 billion out of Citigroup as it agreed to pay this amount to settle a lawsuit.

Enron Investors Squeeze $2 Billion Out of Citigroup

Citigroup has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit from Enron investors, and pay $2 billion. The company was accused of having a role in a big accounting fraud scandal at Enron.

Trading Abuse at Putnam Leads to Big Loss for Investors

Investors have lost nearly $100 million due to mutual fund trading abuses at Putnam Investments, a consultant figured out.

Excitement Builds with P&G Gillette Merger

Last week, it was announced that Procter & Gamble is acquiring Gillette for $57 billion.

Is Click-Fraud and Issue for Search Marketing?

Brian Morrissey of DM News looks at whether search marketing click-fraud is a serious issue or if the threat is overblown.

Mutual Funds: Morningstar Ratings and Fiduciary Grades

Morningstar now provides Fiduciary Grades on mutual funds. How does Morningstar determine these grades? How can mutual fund investors use these grades to better manage their portfolios?

Nanotechnology Raises Opportunities for Investors

Research and Markets has announced the addition of The Nanotechnology Opportunity Report Vol 1 & 2 2nd Edition to their offering.

Why Investors are Afraid of Search Engine Marketing

The Search Engine Strategies conference, in San Jose, is full of exuberant professionals and entrepreneurs eager and excited to learn more about the search industry. Amid the din of optimism and over-caffeinated exuberance there are a few words being spoken that are, shall we say, somewhat less than ebullient. It’s probably no surprise to anyone who’s been paying attention to tech stocks of late that most of the downer talk here has to do with investors.

No Load Mutual Funds: Boost Your Portfolios Returns

Investors who exclusively use broadly diversified, no load mutual funds for their stock investments often lose out on opportunities to increase the reward potential of their portfolios. This article looks at two methods investors may use to enhance the performance of their portfolios of diversified, no load mutual funds.

What is an Investor Ready Business Plan?

A Business Plan, as all good entrepreneurs starting out in life should know is the foundation, or rather a springboard, towards the establishment and growth of a new business. A business plan is an essential tool for companies raising capital – and your business plan needs to be Investor Ready.

How to Avoid the Worst Mistakes Investors Make

Investing is about taking risks, and when you do that, you’re entitled to expect a return that’s commensurate with the level of risk you take. But if you’re not careful, your own mistakes can prevent you from achieving the return that should be yours.