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March 5, 2015 Federal Reserve survey finds U.S. economy growing at moderate pace

Source: Denver Post

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy was growing at a moderate pace through mid-February despite severe winter storms that had disrupted activity in some regions, the Federal Reserve reported Wednesday.

March 5, 2015 Dow records first triple-digit drop since Jan., as stocks fall broadly

Source: NASDAQ -- Stocks fell broadly on U.S. markets on Wednesday, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average recorded its first triple-digit drop in more than six weeks following the release of a flurry of mixed economic data. Read...

March 5, 2015 The Top Five Most Promising Trends in Philanthropy

Source: Forbes

Impact investing is seen as the most promising trend by most philanthropists, 52%, worldwide, according to the BNP Paribas Individual Philanthropy Index 2015.

March 4, 2015 When shareholders want to talk about pay equality, but companies don’t

Source: Washington Post

Across the country, conversations about the gender pay gap are gaining prominence. In Washington, the Paycheck Fairness Act got a big push from Democrats before ultimately stalling in Congress last year. President Obama also...

March 4, 2015 The smart way to divest fossil fuels

Source: Reuters

The New York Times Business section article entitled “Study Claims Oil Divestiture May Hurt College Endowments” on February 9 reported on a new paper, financed by the Independent Petroleum Association of America, claiming that...

March 3, 2015 Wall St. advances after data and deals; Nasdaq hits 5,000

Source: Reuters

U.S. stocks advanced on Monday, with the Nasdaq moving above the 5,000 mark for the first time in 15 years, helped by technology deals and mixed data that pointed to a slowly accelerating economy. The Nasdaq composite index .IXIC...

March 3, 2015 Gannett Settles With Icahn Over Corporate Governance -- Update

Source: NASDAQ

Gannett Co. has agreed to implement certain corporate-governance policies at the upcoming spinoff of its publishing division, settling a dispute with activist investor Carl Icahn.

March 2, 2015 Members of €32bn Danish pension funds to vote on fossil fuel divestment

Source: The Guardian

Series of resolutions asks six of Denmark’s pension funds to drop their ‘black money’ investments in coal, oil and gas projects that cause climate change

March 2, 2015 Institutional investors should broaden horizons - Institutional investors should expand their horizons beyond their familiar opportunity set and adopt less constrained strategies following strong run-ups in asset prices in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis...

February 27, 2015 Citigroup to Back Proxy Access for Investors-Update

Source: NASDAQ

WASHINGTON-- Citigroup Inc. wants to ease its investors' ability to choose board members at the bank, joining a group of U.S. companies in opening up corporate elections.

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