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
El-Erian: World Remains Stuck in ‘New Normal’
The Wall Street Journal - 10/23/2014 5:51:40 PM
The expansion of the world ... departure from fixed income manager Pacific Investment Management Co., Mr. El-Erian said he wanted to spend more time with family. He said he had a “constructive” relationship with famed manager Bill Gross, who also ...
Pimco Is Replaced by BlackRock at $6.16 Billion Prudential Fund
Money News - 10/29/2014 12:29:35 PM
“We’ve all been part of the team as members of the investment committee.” BlackRock, the world’s largest ... of BlackRock’s fixed-income assets have beaten peers over the past three years, the firm said Oct. 15. Gross built Pimco from a unit ...
Analysts Grill Janus Capital on 'Bond King' Bill Gross' Impact
The Street - 10/23/2014 7:03:15 PM
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Analysts peppered Janus Capital Group (JNS) executives with tough questions in its first earnings call following its hire of "Bond King" Bill Gross in September, an announcement that stunned the investing world and sent Janus ...
Bill Gross likely took a big pay cut to join Janus
Market Watch - 10/28/2014 9:24:40 AM
That may be Bill Gross’s new mantra, as he embarks upon a new chapter of his storied fixed-income career ... will be compensated from our profit pool just like the rest of our investment team. Bill has a salary consistent with our standards and will ...
Oil will tumble to $70 says new 'bond king'
CNN Money - 10/23/2014 4:29:57 AM
"I'm convinced that Saudi Arabia wants the price of oil at $70," said Gundlach, CEO and Chief Investment ... he left Pimco, Gross tried to sell Gundlach on the idea of teaming up to form a powerful one-two punch in the fixed-income world.
World Bank President due in Kenya next week
Capital FM - 10/24/2014 12:21:12 PM
“The country has progressed to lower middle-income status following re-basing of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in September 2014. But, vulnerability to rising insecurity in the Horn remains a serious challenge,” said a statement from World Bank ...
Departure of Pimco's Gross stuns investing world
CBS News - 9/26/2014 4:29:09 PM
Bill Gross, a familiar name to many in the investing world, abruptly announced his resignation from the Pacific Investment Management Corp. (Pimco ... building-out the firm's efforts in global macro fixed income strategies," according to a press release ...
South Africa is ‘African Country of the Future’ for foreign direct investment
The South African - 10/21/2014 11:59:07 PM
The Proteas are currently down under, where the tours of New Zealand and Australia provide the perfect homework for next year's World Cup #ProteaFire ... months of 2013 as the country attracted 1.37% of global greenfield investment projects.”
Bill Gross told rival Gundlach: ‘I am Kobe, you are LeBron’
Reuters - 10/5/2014 5:30:04 PM
Two of the biggest-ever names in fixed-income investing ... In the week of Sept. 15, just before Gross shocked the investment world on Sept. 26 by storming out of Pimco, he approached Gundlach and dropped a bombshell. According to Gundlach, Gross said ...
Pimco Replaced by BlackRock at $6 Billion Prudential Fund
Bloomberg - 10/29/2014 4:32:58 PM
Pacific Investment ... the world’s largest money manager, is among beneficiaries of investor redemptions from Pimco. BlackRock has attracted new client money this month as it benefits from a “team” approach and improved performance in its fixed ...
Bill Gross, Calpers and the End of the Investment Guru
New York Times - 9/30/2014 9:36:24 AM
Second, Bill Gross, the renowned investor who ... payments plus your money back after some fixed period when you buy a bond. In the aggregate, those returns are shaped by the megaforces shaping the world of the future: how big the global economy is ...
Pimco Names Dan Ivascyn Chief Investment Officer as Gross Quits
News Max - 9/27/2014 12:31:45 PM
Pacific Investment Management ... bond firm after Bill Gross left to join Janus Capital Group Inc. Mark Kiesel, Scott Mather and Mihir Worah will take over management of the $222 billion Pimco Total Return Fund, the world’s largest bond mutual fund ...
Why Japan looks like a good investment opportunity
Yahoo Finance - 10/30/2014 8:56:38 PM
Here’s why: The rally was sparked by news that Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (or GPIF), the world’s largest pension fund ... of the worries about an economic slowdown. The gross domestic product (or GDP) growth rate fell by 1.8% in ...
SoftBank Bets Big On India With $627 Million Snapdeal Investment
Forbes - 10/28/2014 4:55:38 PM
SoftBank announced on Monday that it is investing about $800 million in two different Indian companies in what looks to be the beginning of a massive 11-figure commitment to the country over the next few years. The Japanese investment company and ...
Strengthening U.S. growth reflects help from Fed
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - 10/31/2014 12:05:45 PM
an analyst with investment firm BTIG. Greenhaus added that the GDP report showed an economy “on a sounder footing today than at any time over the last few years.” The U.S. landscape stands in contrast to other big economies of the world. Japan’s GDP ...