• Homeland Security Investors Conference opens tonight

    More than 300 middle-market homeland security industry executives, investors, and prime defense contractors who are looking to exploit opportunities afforded by the growth in the homeland security and government services market will attend homeland security investors conference

  • U.S. VCs rate Israel highly as target market for investment

    Israel leads a group of four countries — the others are Canada, India, and China — as a market for high-quality deals; U.S. VCs said the four countries were by far the most “seductive” markets for investments

  • Global venture capital investments are up

    In 2007, VC investment is expected to top $40 billion at the close of the fourth quarter while the number of deals should reach about 3,884, or similar to levels in 2003.

  • The ISE-CCM Homeland Security Index lists on the NYSE as an ETF

    The ISE-CCM Homeland Security Index has been listed on the NYSE as the FocusShares ISE-CCM Homeland Security ETF; Exchange-traded funds (or ETFs) are open-ended investment companies that can be traded at any time throughout the course of the day

  • Foreign investment boosts U.S. economy

    Last year the United States attracted $180 billion in foreign direct investment; U.S. subsidiaries of foreign companies employ 5.1 million Americans with a payroll of $336 billion; this translates into annual average worker compensation of $66,042 — well above the national average; one analyst argues that we should not allow protectionist sentiments and misplaced security concerns disrupt this contribution to the U.S. economy