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September 10, 2014 5 Ways To Ensure Your Money Doesn't Contradict Your Social Values

Forbes - îGreen Americaî, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit that advocates ... consider getting to know Resource Generation, an îorganizationî that helps young people with wealth figure out where their...

September 10, 2014 Europe Shares Fall, Taking Cue From Asian Markets - European shares fell Wednesday, taking their cue from a slide in U.S. and Asian markets. The îStoxxî Europe 600 index was 0.6% lower in early trade, putting the benchmark on course for a fourth...

September 10, 2014 US stocks decline as rate concerns grow, Apple rally fades

Source: Chicago Tribune

U.S. stocks fell, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index declining the most in a month, as concerns grew that the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates sooner than anticipated and a rally in Apple disappeared..

September 10, 2014 Fed proposes higher capital rule for largest banks

Source: Channel News Asia

US regulators plan to raise capital requirements for the largest banks above global standards to ensure they do not place the financial system at risk, a top central banker said on Tuesday

September 9, 2014 Europe markets pull back as Scottish poll spooks investors

Inside Fidelity - The FTSE 100 index dropped 0.3% to 6,834.77. Elsewhere in Europe, the îStoxxî Europe 600 index lost 0.4% to close at 346.09 after posting a 1.6% gain last week to bring the increase over its streak...

September 9, 2014 Socially aware investors turning to ‘green bonds’

Source: Boston Globe

NEW YORK — Instead of lending to just the government or some faceless corporation, what if your bond mutual fund also helped to vaccinate kids around the world? Or helped finance a clean-water project or solar-energy farm?

September 9, 2014 Apple’s CEO Shakes Doubters as Stock Surge Greets IPhones

Source: Bloomberg

When Chief Executive Officer Cook unveiled two new smartphone models 12 months ago, Apple’s stock was slumping and the company was losing market share to Samsung Electronics Co. and low-cost manufacturers such as Xiaomi Corp....

September 9, 2014 Building ESG Into Investor Strategy For Better Corporate Governance

Source: Forbes

The definition of what constitutes ‘corporate governance’ is much bandied about these days, by business and by investors. Clear, concise definitions can be hard to come by. But NEST, or the National Employment Savings Trust -...

September 9, 2014 Dollar hits six-year high versus yen on Fed study, sterling woes continue

Source: Reuters

The dollar scaled a 6-year high against the yen and hit a 14-month peak against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, tracking rising U.S. yields after a Federal Reserve study led investors to reassess prospects for higher interest...

September 9, 2014 Treasury's Lew urges action on 'inversion' tax deals

Source: Reuters

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew called on Monday for prompt action to stem the surge of U.S. businesses reincorporating abroad in "inversion" deals to avoid corporate U.S. income taxes, but offered no new ideas.

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