Definition: This entry records total business spending on fixed assets, such as factories, machinery, equipment, dwellings, and inventories of raw materials, which provide the basis for future production. It is measured gross of the depreciation of the assets, i.e., it includes invesment that merely replaces worn-out or scrapped capital.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Investment (gross fixed) map
US economy grows by 2.6 percent in Q4 of 2014
Vancouver Desi South Asian news - 1/30/2015 3:04:09 PM
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) — The US real gross domestic product (GDP ... a downturn in federal government spending and decelerations in non-residential fixed investment.
The Fed will raise rates later this year to save capitalism, says investing bigwig Bill Gross
Financial Post - 1/29/2015 6:32:56 PM
Bill Gross, the former manager of the world’s largest ... the servants of the real economy – growth is challenged and stunted. In a new world, returns on real investment – ROI’s and ROE’s – become so low that the risk of a new project or ...
India's Foreign Investment Changes Aid UK Student Housing Market
worldpropertyjournal.com - 1/27/2015 8:26:51 AM
Now the threshold for investment in real estate outside the country is for the equivalent of USD 125000 ... than a comparable buy-to-let property in the same city. The average gross cash rental yields for the student property sector in the North West ...
New database gives world cities tools for change
The Star - 1/26/2015 2:11:38 PM
It can be argued that cities make the world go around. Cities are the main economic drivers in many countries — consider 70 per cent of the world’s current gross domestic product ... about a $57-trillion (U.S.) investment in new infrastructure ...
Most money in Bill Gross' new Janus fund came from Gross himself
Los Angeles Times - 1/23/2015 1:07:47 AM
Thursday's disclosure marked another turn in a tumultuous, and in many ways humbling, year for Gross, who in September abruptly left Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Management Co., the firm he co-founded and built into the world's largest fixed ...
Calculating the Risks and Rewards for the U.S.-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
Economy Watch - 1/23/2015 5:28:28 PM
The negotiation directives published by the EU Council clearly define the EU objectives for the TTIP: “to increase trade and investment ... by other countries. The EU Commission calculates an extra $120 billion surplus to the world economy, a major ...
Bank of Montreal cuts its five-year fixed mortgage rate to 4.79 per cent
Castanet - 1/30/2015 10:42:17 PM
TORONTO - The Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO) has cut its five-year fixed mortgage rate by 20 basis points to ... the bank has laid off 500 employees over the past two weeks at a time when all of the country's top lenders face a slowdown in consumer borrowing.
World Bank: Worst-affected countries 'crippled' by economic impact of Ebola
New Kerala - 1/21/2015 5:20:41 AM
Guinea and Liberia are also expected to see large reductions, with the total fiscal impact for the three countries in 2014 topping $500 million, about five per cent of their combined Gross ... of the World Bank Group, to enable trade, investment, and ...
Indian Diaspora Investment Initiative would create jobs: USAID Administrator Raj Shah
Economic Times - 1/27/2015 1:06:01 PM
Investors can expect fixed interest payments every six months ... us to connect members of the Indian-American diaspora to development in their country of heritage through investment," Pryce said.
Why 50 million smart meters still haven’t fixed America’s energy habits
Washington Post - 1/29/2015 1:39:26 PM
Smart pricing is based on the observation that consumers generally pay a fixed amount per hour for electricity ... We’re pretty far from that world, though. Waking America up on energy In fairness, we’re in the first stage of a technological revolution.
World Telecom Services - Markets & Players
The Street - 1/27/2015 2:17:36 PM
A dataset dedicated to service revenues and usages with data and forecasts up to 2018 for 29 countries ... releases/world-telecom-services---markets--players-300026223.html SOURCE Reportlinker Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link reveal their investment tactics ...
Headwinds – Or Tailwinds – For Fixed Income Investors
Value Walk - 1/29/2015 8:24:28 AM
Christopher Molumphy, chief investment officer, Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group®, identifies the prevailing ... offer higher yields to lure investors away from other developed countries. The flood of global liquidity that has dominated markets ...
S&P Dow Jones announces aggressive expansion of fixed income index business
ETF Strategy - 1/30/2015 5:20:10 PM
“Our goal is to offer investors around the world, and the companies that service them, the indices required to build solutions for all parts of an investment ... the Pan-Asia family of fixed income indices which includes 10 countries and over 120 indices ...
The Eurozone faces headwinds on weaker investment prospects
Yahoo Finance - 1/27/2015 8:15:31 PM
The International Monetary Fund, or IMF, had in fact expected the area to perform even better, GDP-growth-wise (gross domestic product). In its “World Economic Outlook ... However, weaker investment prospects will offset these positive developments.
Study stays world industrial rubber products will grow
Rubber News - 1/29/2015 4:59:52 PM
Global demand Freedonia reported global sales will increase because of acceleration in fixed investment expenditures ... Compared to other developed parts of the world, Long said the U.S. is a low-cost developed country producer. This is going to help ...