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February 25, 2015 Tipped workers to get pay hike in N.Y.Source: USA Today
At year's end, tipped workers in New York will get their first hourly pay raise since 2011, the state Labor Department announced Tuesday. The hourly rate will go from $5 to $7.50 on Dec. 31 for waiters, hotel housekeepers and...
February 25, 2015 GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT ALLIANCE ISSUES SECOND INTERNATIONAL ASSESSMENT OF THE SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT LANDSCAPESource: GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT ALLIANCE
WASHINGTON, DC —The global sustainable investment market has grown substantially in both absolute and relative terms, according to The Global Sustainable Investment Review 2014, a report released by the Global Sustainable...
February 25, 2015 Stocks close at record highs following Yellen's Hill remarksSource: USA Today
Stocks closed at new highs Tuesday as investors reacted positively to remarks from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Greece won EU approval for its proposed budget reforms. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 92.35...
February 24, 2015 Obama picks a fight with Wall Street banksSource: The Hill
For the first time in his second term, President Obama is picking a fight with Wall Street. With Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) by his side, Obama announced Monday at AARP’s Washington headquarters that he is moving ahead with...
February 24, 2015 Investors Focus on Socially Responsible Investing With ImpactSource: TheStreet
Investors continue to put money to work in socially responsible investment funds and they're making money doing it, says Amy O'Brien, head of socially responsible investing for TIAA-CREF.
February 24, 2015 Judge Tells Chris Christie: Put More Money in Pension FundsSource: ABC
judge has ordered Republican Gov. Chris Christie and the state Legislature to put more money into pension funds for retired public workers. Unions for public workers sued Christie after he announced last year he would not make...
February 24, 2015 Crude Oil Prices Seesawed On Conflicting Comments From Oil Ministers.
Live Trading News - In the stock markets, European shares gained amidst optimism over Greece loan extension. The îStoxxî 600 rose 0.7%. Wall Street dropped with the DJIA and S&P 500 indices losing -0.13% and...
Green Car Reports - A new survey from the îConsumer Federation of Americaî (CFA) found that buyers expect eventual increases in gas prices, and thus still value fuel efficiency. Results showed that respondents expect...
February 24, 2015 Greek Reform Proposals ‘Sufficient,’ EU Official SaysSource: Wall Street Journal
BRUSSELS—A list of proposals submitted by the Greek government on how to overhaul the country’s economy appears to be in line with the principles set out by eurozone finance ministers, a European Commission official said Tuesday,...
February 23, 2015 Yellen to shed light on market's biggest mysterySource: CNBC
On Tuesday and Wednesday, Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen is set to testify before the U.S. Senate and House, respectively. Investors will likely be listening with keen ears, hoping for a hint about when the Fed will finally...
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