foreign investment

Syria Is Burning, but Still a Better Place to Invest Than Greece

Syria's ongoing civil war has claimed more than 28,000 lives, left 1.5 million people homeless, and sent 500,000 Syrians into exile. But as far as CFOs are concerned, it's still a better place for foreign investment than debt-battered, austerity-riven Greece.

Investment Tips: How to Tame the Wall Street Beast

Amid plenty of uncertainty, investors are looking for strategies that will make them wealthy. But you should forget about the idea of getting rich quick and focus on diversity, according to Larry Light, author of the new book, Taming the Beast: Wall Street's Imperfect Answers to Making Money.

How You Can Join the Ranks of the New Millionaires

Last year, the number of millionaires worldwide grew by 8.3%, and about one in a hundred American's qualifies as a "high-net-worth" individual. Wondering how you can join that demographic? It's not so far fetched: Just follow the advice of these fiscal big shots and you'll be on your way.

Why the Fed's Stimulus Only Boosts Emerging Markets

When QE2 is complete, the Fed's bond purchases will have injected $1.7 trillion in liquidity into the markets since 2008 in an effort to boost corporate investment in new production and new jobs in the U.S. Instead, companies are taking cash raised here and investing it in emerging markets.

Potash Sinks After Canada Rejects BHP Billiton Bid

Shares of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan were down in morning trading Thursday after Canada provisionally blocked BHP Billiton's bid to buy the company, and it appears unlikely that the government, focused on protecting national assets and natural resources, will change its mind later.

Wal-Mart CEO 'Optimistic' About India Investment Rules

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) CEO Michael Duke said he is "optimistic" that foreign companies will be allowed to invest in the Indian retail sector. Wal-Mart is hoping that India%u2019s government will loosen restrictions on foreign investment after the trade ministry invited views from the industry, Bloomberg News said.