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
World Bearings Market
Market Watch - 9/30/2014 9:57:52 AM
Product sales will be fueled by healthy gross fixed investment ... study, World Bearings, presents historical demand data for 2003, 2008 and 2013, plus forecasts for 2018 and 2023 by product, market, worldwide region, and for 31 countries.
Bill Gross exit could cost Pimco $400 billion
CNN Money - 9/29/2014 4:32:46 PM
Pimco and Allianz executives scrambled over the weekend and on Monday to soothe nervous clients and analysts after Gross shocked the financial world by leaving ... by deputy chief investment officer Dan Ivascyn, who Morningstar named fixed-income manager ...
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 ...
With Pimco's Gross out, Allianz tries to reassure investors
Reuters - 9/29/2014 12:00:45 PM
DoubleLine Capital, an investment firm that ... Before the 70-year-old Gross left Pimco, the firm was managing nearly $2 trillion of assets. Its flagship bond fund, the Pimco Total Return Fund, the world's largest fixed-income portfolio, long run by ...
Pimco investors withdrew $23.5 billion last month, mostly on Gross' departure
Los Angeles Times - 10/1/2014 10:42:37 PM
Investors pulled another $23.5 billion out of the Pimco Total Return Fund last month as "bond king" Bill Gross stepped down, Pacific Investment Management Co. said Wednesday. It was the largest outflow ever from the ... “The core fixed-income market ...
Pimco Dominance in Question as Clients Flee Gross Funds
Bloomberg - 10/1/2014 10:32:28 AM
Mark Moehlman didn’t waste time before pulling his clients’ money out of Pacific Investment ... this year. Gross’s departure is opening the door for smaller competitors to break Pimco’s dominance after the world’s biggest bond firm quintupled ...
Fall of 'bond king' Bill Gross marks the end of an investment era
South China Morning Post - 9/29/2014 10:09:12 PM
US political guru James Carville might have been thinking about Bill Gross when he once said he wanted to be reincarnated as the bond market so that "you can intimidate everyone". As the co-founder in 1971 and long-time investment chief of Pimco ...
Bill Gross's last gambit
The Economist online - 9/30/2014 7:30:32 PM
ON SEPTEMBER 26th, Bill Gross announced his resignation from Pacific Investment Management Co ... A combination of rich-world overindebtedness and insufficient consumption in developing countries could also dampen returns, Mr Gross argues.
Pimco and Bill Gross: What is it and who is he?
BBC - 9/30/2014 11:05:17 PM
Pimco is the world's largest bond fund - "a behemoth in the world of fixed income investments," according ... It all comes down to Mr Gross, who was the firm's chief investment officer. In 1987, he started and, until last week, managed, Pimco's Total ...
Bill Gross’ Departure: What Plan Fiduciaries Need to Know
Think Advisor - 9/30/2014 1:32:37 PM
Retirement plan fiduciaries may choose to put PIMCO’s $222 billion Total Return Fund on their “watch list” in the wake of Bill Gross’ departure as the firm’s chief investment officer ... Total Return Fund as the world’s biggest bond fund ...
PIMCO Moving Away from Bill Gross Model, CEO says
Wealth Management - 9/29/2014 12:22:13 PM
"Over the last five years, we have expanded into far more parts of the fixed income market and into other ... majority of clients will stand with us." On Friday, Gross shocked the investment world by leaving his post as chief investment officer to join ...
Without Gross, is Pimco Total Return worth owning?
San Francisco Gate - 10/1/2014 11:11:15 PM
Once hailed as the “bond king,” Gross resigned abruptly from Pimco on Friday, reportedly after a group of lieutenants said it was him or them. In addition to running its flagship fund, he was co-founder and chief investment officer of the Newport Beach ...
Bill Gross' Impact On the ETF World And Janus Opportunities
NASDAQ - 9/30/2014 12:21:02 PM
The fund community was shocked on Friday to hear about the departure of Bill Gross from PIMCO, the fixed-income giant he co-founded over ... and ultimately the largest actively managed ETF in the world. BOND currently has over $3.1 billion in total assets ...
Brandywine Global Fixed Income Co-CIO Sees Opportunities Rising in Bond Markets
Yahoo Finance - 9/30/2014 12:28:11 PM
This could create opportunities in fixed income, but the long-time Co-Chief Investment ... the world are not consistently correlated to the U.S. bond market, but instead react to a variety of factors, many of which are specific to that country's economic ...