Jamison and Investment Group Face Task of Filling Jobing.com Arena
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If Greg Jamison thought he had a major hurdle to leap over in getting the Glendale, Ariz. City Council to approve a lease agreement to operate Jobing.com Arena, a larger obstacle clearly remains.

After the council agreed to give Jamison and his investment group $ 320 million over the next 20 years to manage the Phoenix Coyotes’ home rink, Jamison’s contingent completed step one of a two-step process.

Since the group became a major player 17 months ago, its priority focus was acquiring the Coyotes franchise from the NHL, which has maintained ownership for the past three years. The lease agreement assured Jamison’s group that it could control the hockey venue and use the arena as a bargaining tool to purchase the team.

For the past three years, the NHL merely acted as a custodian for the Coyotes franchise and was never involved in marketing the team, filling seats in Jobing.com Arena, obtaining corporate sponsors or selling suites.

The only interest the NHL maintained was the viability and sustai…………… continues on Bleacher Report

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Dung Sees Vietnam Inflation at Decade Low With Investment Rising
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Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung pledged to bring inflation down to a decade low as the nation seeks to boost foreign investment and cope with the aftermath of a credit boom that’s hobbled the banking industry.

“Inflation in 2012 will be about 7 percent and next year we will have even better control of it, at about 6 percent,” Dung, 63, said in an interview in Hanoi on Nov. 28. He said overseas investment will rise “sharply” in the next two years as officials overhaul state enterprises and recapitalize banks.

Slower gains in consumer prices would reduce the risk of labor strikes undermining Vietnam’s campaign to position itself as an alternative manufacturing base to China. Concern that growth has peaked after a quarter-century of market opening, and that policy makers are struggling to manage a legacy of non- performing loans, contributed to a 21 percent slide…………… continues on Bloomberg

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