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December 18, 2014 Say Goodbye to the American CenturySource: Time
America is not in decline. the U.S. will have the world’s most formidable military for the foreseeable future. Its economy remains the world’s largest, and its recovery will probably gather more steam in 2015. Its workforce is...
December 17, 2014 Hedge Fund Manager Who Remembers 1998 Rout Says Prepare for PainSource: Bloomberg
“My long-standing view on EM currencies is that they could melt down because there has simply been way too much cumulative capital flows,” said Jen. “Nothing the EM economics can do will stop these potential outflows as long as...
Source: CSRWire, Hank Boerner, Chairman, Governance & Accountability Institute
For your conversations inside the company, and perhaps outside, the following key numbers should help you make the investing or business case for corporate responsibility:
December 9, 2014 How to be a socially responsible investor
The Week Magazine - In 2013, $6.57 trillion in assets under management were devoted to socially responsible investing â an increase of 76 percent since 2012, according to the Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment...
December 8, 2014 Beyond profits: Millennials embrace investing for social goodSource: LA Times
Yet there are questions about how far millennials will be willing or able to take socially responsible investing — especially if it means their nest egg earns less than the stock market overall. As people age, the fear of...
December 8, 2014 Philanthropy Over Policy Equals PlutocracySource: by Larry Checco
Philanthropy verses policy. What’s at stake? In the United States of America, perhaps our entire democratic process. At a recent Brookings Institution event that focused on income inequality, John Prideaux, Washington...
December 5, 2014 Opinion: Sorry, but America is still No. 1Source: MarketWatch
CAMBRIDGE — Headlines around the world trumpeted a watershed moment for the global economy. As the Financial Times put it, “China poised to pass U.S. as world’s leading economic power this year.” This is a startling development —...
December 5, 2014 Market Structure Map - Lava CoolsSource: Tim Quast, President, ModernNetworks IR LLC
In 1999, two years after the SEC passed rules on handling trades and set regulations for alternative trading systems that today we call “dark pools,” Richard Korhammer and his engineering colleagues started a direct-access...
December 4, 2014 4 Ways You Can Give (And Get) Through Socially Responsible InvestingSource: Forbes
At its core, it’s when you weigh both social impact and financial return while choosing investments for your portfolio—and it’s become an increasingly popular way for people to invest in causes they believe in.
December 3, 2014 What Is the Break-Even Point for OPEC, U.S. Shale? - videoSource: Bloomberg
Willem Buiter, chief economist at Citigroup and Bloomberg’s Hans Nichols discuss the economic impact on oil producing nations and OPEC as prices continue to tumble. They speak on “Bloomberg Surveillance
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