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January 15, 2015 Stock, bond markets tumble as Swiss let franc soarSource: Reuters
Global markets were thrown into turmoil on Thursday as a shock move by Switzerland to abandon its three-year cap on the franc sent the currency soaring and Europe's shares and bond yields tumbling.
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If you've ever bought shares of a mutual fund and silently grimaced at the prospect that it might be investing your money in unsavory ways--how do you feel about investing in Big Tobacco or oil companies or anything else that...
January 5, 2015 'Ethical' Investing in Emerging Markets'
Wall Street Journal - executive director of the îInterfaith Center on Corporate Responsibilityî. Still, it takes âboots on the ground,â to sort it all out, Ms. Berry says. âThere are so many...
December 22, 2014 A look at 2014 in the business worldSource: Daily Mail
No one said the recovery from the global financial crisis would be easy and 2014 provided that in spades. While the U.S. economy, the world's largest, is showing clear signs that its recovery is self-sustaining, the picture...
November 26, 2014 New Proxy Resolution Urges Exxon Mobil To Return Capital To Shareholders In The Face Of Global Climate Change & Carbon Asset Risk
New Jersey Online - Arjuna Capital and îAs You Sowî File Shareholder Proposal Asking Exxon Mobil to Return Capital to Shareholders Rather than Invest in High-Cost High-Carbon Projects. BOSTON and OAKLAND, Calif., Nov....
The number of shareholder proposals regarding proxy access and cybersecurity likely will see big jumps in the 2015proxy season, an attorney said Nov. 18. “Looking ahead to 2015, we're expecting a fairly significant increase in...
November 21, 2014 U.S. managed assets with socially responsible criteria rise - reportSource: Yahoo
NEW YORK - The share of U.S. managed assets invested with environmental, social or similar criteria rose 50 percent over the past two years, a foundation that tracks the field said, because of new disclosure standards and client...
November 19, 2014 NACD Report Outlines Priorities For Investors in 2015 Proxy SeasonSource: Bloomberg
In a Nov. 13 report, the National Association of Corporate Directors has highlighted three key findings that investors will prioritize for the upcoming proxy season. NACD's “Investor Perspectives: Critical Issues for Board Focus...
November 19, 2014 S&P 500, Dow end at record highs, boosted by healthcareSource: Reuters
The Dow and S&P 500 closed at record highs on Tuesday, lifted by further gains in he althcare shares and hopes for a stronger global economy.The S&P 500 scored its fourth straight day of gains.
November 18, 2014 Socially responsible investors in EU adopt active role
EurActiv.com - Strategies aimed at directly impacting society are becoming more popular among European investors focused on green and social investing, according to a îEurosifî report. Socially responsible investing...
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