Former Coal Board HQ bites the dust

The empty Civic Theatre and Scarbrough House in Chequer Road will also be torn down by specialist demolition contractor DSR Demolition, while the architecturally significant central frontage of the nearby Doncaster Girls’ High School will be retained.


Self Directed IRA: Investing in Tax Liens

Real Estate is one of the most common investment categories. In fact, real estate has created more millionaires than any other type of investment. It is no surprise then that many individual investors are choosing to roll their funds from 401(k)s into self directed IRAs in an attempt to flee the stock markets and invest in real estate. One of the biggest problems, however, is that most people do not wish to be landlords. It is possible to turn investment properties over to a management company that handles all of the day to day management tasks, but that comes with ... Continue Reading

China eases immediate cash crunch but policy still tightening

Tuesday's central bank action had no impact on the crucial three-month rates used to price contracts across much of the shadow banking system. The rate has risen 80 basis points since the start of the month, tightening the screw on wealth management products that rely on the wholesale capital markets to raise money.

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Homeserve facing £34m mis-selling fine

The FCA probe had looked into the mis-selling of household
emergency policies and poor handling of customer complaints by the company, whose products include boiler and central heating breakdown cover and insurance against blocked drains.

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iShares expands lineup of currency hedged ETFs

Diana Tidd, Managing Director and Head of the MSCI Index Business in the Americas, added: “With the growth of global investing, the impact of currency movements can be a significant issue. Investors are exposed to currency risk when investing abroad and adverse moves in exchange rates can impact their performance. Hedging currency exposure is one technique for taking currency risk out of the equation. For investors using our widely followed market capitalization indexes such as MSCI EAFE and MSCI Japan, the corresponding MSCI Currency Hedged Indexes enable them to directly analyze and measure the performance of a hedged equity index ... Continue Reading