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April 28, 2016 Scientist Is Optimistic About Climate ChangeSource: Jmportal News
“This is not a gloom and doom issue,” Somerville said. “It’s a serious issue but the world is taking the right steps to deal with it in a rational way.”
A coming collapse in investment returns means that people that age today will have to work seven years longer or save almost twice as much to end up with the same nest egg as those of roughly a generation ago.
April 26, 2016 The Fed Is Meeting in April to Talk About JuneSource: Bloomberg
The Fed will stand pat this week. We know it, they know it. So what then will the Fed talk about for two days?
April 25, 2016 Three Trends That Could Spell Big Trouble For Wall StreetSource: Forbes
Investors paying too close attention to the Fed and the rally it has fueled on Wall Street in the aftermath of the Great Recession have probably overlooked three trends that could spell big trouble for stocks over the long term
While China’s first-quarter growth figures pleased some analysts enough to upgrade their forecasts, George Soros was not impressed. Doubling down on his earlier comments that a hard landing for China was inevitable, he now says...
Source: CS Monitor
The technology pioneer announced a new focus that shifts its business further away from its legacy in personal computers to the fast growing cloud and 'Internet of Things' industries.
April 25, 2016 Lackluster GDP throws wrench into Fed’s rate-hike plansSource: MarketWatch
The Federal Reserve has not raised interest rates so far this year due to concerns about the global economy. Now it can add a sickly U.S. economy to its worry list.
Source: The Guardian
It was a spectacular signal of global intent on Friday when more than 170 governments signed up to the Paris deal. But it’s just the start of a long, hard road
Interview with Henry (Hank) Boerner is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Governance & Accountability Institute (G&A Institute), a research and corporate strategies consultancy.
April 25, 2016 It's Still Goldman Sachs And Wells FargoSource: Seeking Alpha
What have we learned in the month since I backed Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo? That these organizations have a strong plan, and stick to it during adversity. Thus my positive opinion of the two firms was reinforced by new...
April 21, 2016 Lew Op-Ed: Why We're Reviewing Asset ManagmentSource: Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew
Opponents of financial reform are cheering a court decision to rescind the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s designation of MetLife for heightened regulatory supervision. FSOC designated MetLife after determining that...
April 21, 2016 Market Structure Map - Stuck ThrottleSource: Tim Quast, president, ModernNetworks IR LLC
Imagine you were driving and your throttle stuck. Our market Sentiment gauge, the ModernIR 10-pt Behavioral Index (MIRBI) has manifested like a jammed accelerator, remaining above neutral (signaling gains) since Feb 19. At Apr 15...
April 21, 2016 Dear Washington, DC, Establishment:Source: Larry Checco
It didn’t have to come to this. Really. It didn’t. The Republican Party didn’t need to be pulling out its collective hair trying to figure out how to keep a bloviating billionaire from cleaving its party apart—or worse!
April 20, 2016 The Knowledge Revolution: Big Data and SustainabilitySource: TriplePundit
Sustainability poses many questions. For a long time, answers were scarce. But thanks to new analysis methods and an increasing willingness to share data, solutions that were completely inconceivable until recently are now...
April 20, 2016 Sustainability Technologies Can Be DisruptiveSource: Forbes
A voluminous number of initiatives has risen: there is environmental, social and governance (ESG), there is responsible and sustainable investment (RSI), corporate social responsibility, corporate shared value, impact investing,...
The Inquisitr - Gretchen Goldman, the lead analyst for the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists spoke to Vice News. Constantly, the public is persuaded that climate change is a new issue, some new...
April 18, 2016 When Enterprise Risk Management Gets StrategicSource: CFO
By moving enterprise risk management up into the strategic realm, CFOs can boost the value of their companies.
Source: Eur Asia Review
There is no question that, ethics is the great foundation of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Why? Let’s discuss it piece by piece.
April 18, 2016 This May Mark the Beginning of the End for ObamacareSource: My San Antonio
The Affordable Care Act, which you likely know better as Obamacare, should really come with a whiplash warning, because it's been a roller coaster ride since it was fully implemented on Jan. 1, 2014.
April 15, 2016 How Brazil, the darling of the developing world, came undoneSource: Washington Post
BRASILIA — It was called the “Brazil model,” or simply “the Lula model,” back when this country’s economy was roaring and its president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, was a superstar of the developing world.
Is there a list of strange weather that happened around the world in 2015 to support the idea that global warming is real? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by...
April 15, 2016 The Cost of Corporate Tax AvoidanceSource: The Atlantic
World leaders, celebrities, and even soccer players, a leak from the law firm Mossack Fonseca recently revealed, are fond of using shell companies to avoid paying taxes. While as of yet, few high-profile American names have been...
April 14, 2016 Market Structure Map - Making WaterSource: Tim Quast, president, ModernNetworks IR LLC
In the stock market, some firms call themselves “liquidity providers.” The term suggests they’re creating something somebody else needs (here we depart sharply from making water). Liquidity by definition is the availability of...
April 14, 2016 Is it organic' When lifestyle choices have gone too farSource: SBS.com
The farmers’ market idea of 'purity' and the promise of 'natural' and 'simple' supermarket products and 'wholesome' tonics is troubling
April 14, 2016 5 Ways Sustainability Helps Companies Act More Like StartupsSource: Triple Pundit
More than a popular buzzword, innovation is the essence of a startup. Steve Blank, the co-author of “The Startup Owner’s Manual,” defines a startup as an organization that “works to solve a problem where the solution is not...
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