Archive for the 'Finance' Category

Dua Bursa Efek Terbesar di Jepang Dimerger

Posted on July 5 2012 by Trbnews / IM

Komisi Pengawas Persaingan Usaha Jepang, Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFT), akhirnya menyetujui penggabungan (merger) dua bursa efek terbesar Negeri Sakura. “Merger ini diperkirakan tidak akan menguasai persaingan secara substansial,” demikian pernyataan JFT pada hari ini (5/7). Dua perusahaan efek yang dimaksud adalah Tokyo Stock Exchange Group Inc dan Osaka Securities Exchange Co. Dalam transaksi ini, […]

Hampir Ungguli AS, China Tidak Besar Kepala

Posted on June 29 2012 by Denny Armandhanu / V V

GDP China meningkat, tapi masih ada 150 juta warga miskin. Kemajuan China di bidang ekonomi sangat pesat dan hampir mengungguli Amerika Serikat di posisi teratas negara dengan GDP terbesar di dunia. Jika berhasil menjadi kekuatan ekonomi dunia nomor satu, China mengaku tidak akan besar kepala, dan berbagi dengan negara-negara lain. Menurut data International Monetary Fund […]

FBI Hancurkan Jaringan Penipuan Kartu Kredit Global

Posted on June 27 2012 by VOA / IM

Biro Penyelidikan Federal Amerika (FBI) mengatakan telah menghancurkan jaringan global penipuan kartu kredit lewat internet. Kantor FBI di New York menyebut operasi itu yang terbesar dalam sejarah, berlangsung selama lebih dari dua tahun dan melibatkan agen-agen yang menyamar di 13 negara. Pejabat FBI hari Selasa mengatakan operasi itu melindungi 400 ribu orang menjadi korban penipuan […]

Perbankan Aman dari Ancaman Krisis

Posted on June 12 2012 by Kps/ IM

Krisis di Eropa memang belum menunjukkan tanda-tanda akan berakhir. Yunani masih mungkin keluar dari Zona Euro, jika pemerintahan baru menolak semua resep yang ditawarkan pemimpin Eropa. Begitupula sikap ngotot Prancis di bawah Hollande, yang tidak sejalan dengan konsep pengetatan belanja pemerintah sebagai solusi krisis. Meski ketidakpastian masih membayangi, Bank Indonesia (BI) memastikan, krisis Eropa tidak […]

Rupiah Masih dalam Fase “Wait and See”

Posted on June 11 2012 by Kps/ IM

Rencana lelang penjualan surat berharga syariah negara dengan target indikasi sebesar Rp 1 triliun diperkirakan dapat berpeluang menghambat depresiasi rupiah pekan ini. Pelaku pasar juga menantikan realisasi penerbitan fasilitas term deposit valas hingga diharapkan mampu mengurangi pelemahan rupiah. Dukungan pemerintah pada perekonomian nasional terus disokong melalui penciptaan stabilitas moneter yang memunculkan indikasi bertahannya rupiah. Pekan lalu, rupiah bergerak […]

Facebook’s Early Buyers Burned, Too

Posted on June 10 2012 by JOE LIGHT/ Rtrs

Among the legions anticipating Facebook Inc.’s initial public offering, few were more hopeful than those well-heeled investors who bought the stock months before on lightly regulated private exchanges. he stock’s post-IPO slide now has many of those investors wary of paying top-dollar for other private companies and going through the often-complicated process of investing on […]

6 of the richest owed no income tax ( video)

Posted on June 8 2012 by CNN / IM

 It’s a statistical blip, but a stunning one. In 2009, six tax filers among the country’s 400 richest tax filers owed absolutely nothing in federal income taxes. Not a penny. This, despite the fact that those six filers belong to a group whose average adjusted gross income clocked in at $202.4 million, according to new IRS data. […]

Nasdaq plans $40 million payout for Facebook losses ( video)

Posted on June 7 2012 by CNN / IM

Nasdaq said Wednesday that it plans to spend $40 million to compensate trading firms for losses caused by glitches that delayed Facebook’s debut. Firms would be eligible to receive $13.7 million of that in cash, with the remainder coming from reduced trading fees over the next six months, according to a Nasdaq statement. Post-Facebook IPO […]

Asian stocks fall as slowdown fears grow

Posted on June 5 2012 by Al Jazeera / IM

Asian markets tumble sharply amid disappointing US jobs data and weak economic conditions in Europe. Most world markets have fallen in the wake of last week’s disappointing US jobs data and weak economic conditions in Europe and Asia. Major Asian stocks tumbled on Monday as investors shunned the stocks fearing that a global recession was […]

Kekayaan Miliarder Dunia Terpapras 24,4 Miliar Dollar AS

Posted on June 3 2012 by Kps/ IM

Kekayaan milik miliarder dunia sepanjang pekan lalu tergerus hingga 24,4 miliar dollar AS. Berdasarkan data Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Sheldon Adelson menderita kerugian terbesar senilai 2,2 miliar dollar AS. Penyebabnya, harga saham Las Vegas Sands Corp miliknya anjlok 10,3 persen selama pekan lalu. Selain itu, Jumat (1/6/2012), pendapatan kasino perjudian Makau hanya naik 7,3 persen di […]

Facebook closes lower once again

Posted on June 1 2012 by Jkt Post

After a brief reprieve in morning trading, Facebook’s stock once again closed lower on Wednesday, nearly $10 below its initial public offering price. Shares of Facebook Inc. dropped 65 cents, or 2.3 percent, to close at $28.19. It’s the third consecutive trading day the stock has dropped from the previous close. It got some relief […]

Wealth Strategies: HSBC likes debt of Indonesia, Uruguay (video)

Posted on May 23 2012 by Reuters / IM

HSBC’s Christian Deseglise says emerging market fundamentals are improving even as the developed world’s economy struggles and likes the debt in regions like Indonesia, Uruguay and the Philippines.     This post was submitted by Reuters / IM.

New York penthouse sells for a record $90 million ( video)

Posted on May 21 2012 by Les Christie / CNN

An unnamed buyer paid more than $90 million for a Midtown Manhattan penthouse, the highest price ever paid for a New York apartment, according to the building’s developer. The seller, the Extell Development Co., had been asking $98.5 million for the 10,923 square-foot condominium. Gary Barnett, Extell’s president, wouldn’t confirm the exact price the condominium […]

Ini 40 Negara Pemilik Emas Terbesar Dunia

Posted on May 21 2012 by Erlangga Djumena /Kps

Emas masih menjadi salah satu aset terbaik sebagai cadangan devisa suatu negara. Perannya sangat besar karena memiliki tren harga naik secara jangka panjang. Memang, tahun ini performa emas sulit ditebak. Dari yang tiba-tiba melesat ke atas, bisa juga tiba-tiba dibanting ke bawah. Akan tetapi, hal itu tak mempengaruhi negara untuk mengubah portofolio cadangan dalam bentuk […]

Facebook trading sets record IPO volume

Posted on May 19 2012 by CNN / IM

Facebook’s stock market debut finally came and went — but for all the breathless hype, shares ended right near their offering price. On Thursday night, Facebook (FB) set its final IPO price at $38 a share. When the stock began trading at 11:30 a.m. ET on Friday, the first trade came in at $42.05 per share – a […]

Los Angeles among most financially distressed areas in U.S.

Posted on May 17 2012 by LA Times

Angelenos are in some of the worst financial distress in the U.S., with the region’s households facing below average credit, housing and employment figures. A nationwide index measuring the financial health of the average U.S. household is currently at 69.9, a hair under the stable 70 level, according to a report from nonprofit credit counseling agency CredAbility. […]

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