The Windows 8 Finance App Gets New Improvements

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August 29, 2013 by apicomely

Emirates Mulls Sukuk for $4.5 Billion in Planes: Islamic Finance

Even though no details on this new build has been provided at the time of writing this article, this particular version most likely comes to address some of the bugs found by Microsoft engineers in older releases. As a result, expect the Finance app to load faster on both Windows 8 and Windows RT , while also offering a much more stable overall experience on either platform. Designed for Windows, the Finance app puts control at your fingertips. Swipe through colorful charts for a quick read on the day’s events. Rich graphics help you find the latest mortgage, auto, and credit card rates.

Northstar Realty Finance (NRF) Passes Through 9% Yield Mark

Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of the stock markets total return. Fast forward to 5/31/2012 and each share was worth $77.79 on that date, a loss of $0.48 or 0.6% decrease over twelve years. But now consider that you collected a whopping $10.77 per share in dividends over the same period, increasing your return to 13.15%. Even with dividends reinvested, that only amounts to an average annual total return of about 1.0%; so by comparison collecting a yield above 9% would appear considerably attractive if that yield is sustainable. Northstar Realty Finance Corp ( NYSE: NRF ) is a member of the Russell 3000, giving it special status as one of the largest 3000 companies on the U.S.

Finance ministry in process of completing draft for 2014 Budget

The Dubai-based carrier will need an average of $5.34 billion a year over the next five years, including 2013, to finance 119 aircraft deliveries, Brian Jeffery, senior vice president for corporate treasury, said in an interview at the airlines headquarters, which overlook Dubai International Airport. Among financing options the company could tap the sukuk or non-Shariah-compliant bond market early next year, he said. Emirates last sold $1 billion of Islamic bonds in March, before speculation that the U.S. Federal Reserve will reduce its bond purchasing program prompted an emerging-market debt selloff and sent yields higher . The state-owned airline is undergoing a period of rapid growth as its home base Dubai recovers from the 2008 global financial crisis.

Please try again later. KUCHING: The Finance Ministry is now in the process of completing the draft for 2014 Budget after receiving some 100 memorandums for consideration from various parties throughout 2014 Budget Consultation Council sessions since June this year. Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah said the consultation sessions were held in the peninsula, Sarawak and Sabah, and after the third session in Kota Kinabalu on Aug 22, the process of completing the draft for 2014 Budget was now in the last phase. “The draft is expected to be completed in the middle of September for scrutiny and finalised before being tabled by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak next October.

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