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October 7, 2014 Dollar posts biggest one-day drop since JanuarySource: Reuters
The dollar's rally halted on Monday as profit-taking emerged after Friday's solid U.S. jobs report reinforced the view the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in mid-2015.
October 6, 2014 S&P Probed by New York Attorney General Over Mortgage Bonds
Bloomberg - S&P, along with Moody's Investors Service and Fitch Ratings, were blamed for helping trigger a financial crisis that sent the world's largest economy into its longest recession since 1933. After the Justice Department...
October 2, 2014 Values-Based Investing Update: What to Know NowSource: Financial Planning
Many clients want to see their values reflected in the investments they hold. That’s nothing new, of course some investors have long avoided alcohol, tobacco and weapons makers for religious and other reasons, and what became...
October 2, 2014 Stocks Drop As Ebola Fears, Mixed Economic Data Weigh On MarketSource: Forbes
It’s a spooky start to October trading: U.S. equities have fallen sharply into negative territory Wednesday as investors fret over mixed economic data, unrest in Hong Kong and the first diagnosed Ebola case in the U.S.
October 2, 2014 Will There Be Enough ESG Opportunities To Meet Demand?Source: Financial Adviser
So-called “responsible” investing is gaining cred both with retail investors and institutional investors. But as Cerulli Associates points out in a recent report, the question is whether growing interest in green or responsible...
October 1, 2014 Stocks: 5 things to know before the openSource: CNN Money
Will markets shake off the September slump as the new month begins?
October 1, 2014 $22-trillion-strong investor funds call for climate action
Sydney Morning Herald - "Australia will be swept up in global progress on climate change policy whether it likes it or not," said Nathan Fabian, chief executive of the îInvestor Group on Climate Changeî, one of the...
October 1, 2014 Dollar hits four-year high, poised for best quarter in six yearsSource: Reuters
The dollar climbed to a four-year high against a basket of currencies and hit a two-year high against the euro on Tuesday after euro zone inflation fell in September, putting the greenback on track for its biggest quarterly gain...
Source: NY Times
Lawrence Summers, the former chief economic adviser to President Obama, said Tuesday that the Treasury Department had undermined the Federal Reserve’s stimulus campaign and that doing so was a large and expensive mistake.
September 30, 2014 Wall Street’s Inner SanctumSource: Market Place
Many practitioners have taken the word “social” out of the acronym; it’s still SRI, but Socially Responsible Investing now stands for Sustainable, Responsible, Impact investing.
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