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September 30, 2014 Socially responsible investments do deliver
Gulf News - îEurosifî, the European association for sustainable and responsible investment, identifies as many as seven SRI strategies: sustainability themed investment, best-in-class selection, norms-based screening,...
September 30, 2014 Forbes: World’s biggest billionaires have more billions than ever beforeSource: Washington Post
The price of entry to The Forbes 400 this year is $1.55 billion, the highest it’s been since Forbes started tracking American wealth in 1982. Last year it took $1.3 billion to score a spot. Because the bar is so high, 113 U.S....
September 30, 2014 Europe Stocks Rise as Dollar Advances; Hong Kong DeclinesSource: Bloomberg
European stocks rose with U.S. equity-index futures (SPX) while a gauge of Asian equities headed for its worst month since May 2012 amid protests in Hong Kong. The dollar was set for the biggest quarterly rise since 2008.
September 30, 2014 Why Is Goldman Sachs Advocating For Sustainability?Source: Fastcoexist.com
One of the most persuasive arguments for increasing a company’s social and environmental performance is that it will save money, enhance profitability, and generate more business value. Curiously, it is not the Sierra Club,...
September 29, 2014 Dollar surges anew, euro zone data eyedSource: Reuters
The dollar rose to new multi-year highs against the yen, euro and a basket of currencies on Monday, a three-month-old rally showing no signs of dissipating before a week of important economic set pieces.
September 29, 2014 Europe Stocks Fall Amid Worsening Sentiment, Hong KongSource: Bloomberg
European stocks fell as a measure of euro-area economic confidence declined, while HSBC Holdings Plc weighed on the benchmark index amid pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. U.S. stock futures and Asian shares also dropped.
September 29, 2014 UPDATE: Big rebound seen for U.S. jobs growth
Morning Star - "August was definitely a blip," said Ryan Sweet, a senior economist at îMoody'sî Analytics. "All signs point to much stronger job growth." The employment report for September, issued Friday, highlights...
September 29, 2014 Profit From Global Warming Even If You Don't Believe In ItSource: Forbes
I’m not taking a stand about whether global warming is occurring, or whether human activity is causing it. Rather, I’m approaching the topic with a quote attributed to Trotsky in the back of my mind: “You might not be interested...
International Business Times - The nearly 1,500 exchange-listed oil and gas companies are together valued at $4.65 trillion, according to a recent paper by Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî. "Fossil fuels are investor...
September 26, 2014 Stock market falls steeply on iPhone, Russia woesSource: Washington Post
The stock market on Thursday posted its steepest drop in nearly two months, extending a volatile trading stretch on worries over Russian political tensions and the troubled launch of Apple’s new iPhones.
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