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March 20, 2019 Opinion: Why further financial crises are inevitable

Source: FT

We learnt this month that the US Federal Reserve had decided not to raise the countercyclical capital buffer required of banks above its current level of zero, even though the US economy is at a cyclical peak. It also removed...

March 19, 2019 Jamie Dimon says we've split the US economy, leaving the poor behind

Source: CNBC

J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said that the U.S. economy has essentially been split into those benefiting from thriving corporations and those who are left behind.

March 18, 2019 Global recession prophets have misread the US and Chinese economies

Source: South China Morning Post

n the last few weeks the warnings have come thick and fast: the world economy is teetering on the edge of a new global recession, and sooner rather than later is going to tip over the edge into the abyss. Happily, the alarm bells...

March 14, 2019 Storytelling for Sustainability: How Opening Up Can Open a Whole New Frontier

Source: Sustainable Brands

Our community has made tremendous strides in building a better world, but if we leverage the combined power of people and data to build a better narrative, we can open up a whole new era of possibilities. We’ve got to put some...

March 12, 2019 Morgan Stanley: The stock market correction isn't over as evidence builds for a further slowdown

Source: CNBC

The investment bank projected that full-year earnings per share forecasts for S&P 500 companies are likely to further fall between 4 percent and 5 percent, which could put added pressure on the index. The S&P 500 has gained more...

March 12, 2019 Is Ethical A.I. Even Possible?

Source: NY Times

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. — When a news article revealed that Clarifai was working with the Pentagon and some employees questioned the ethics of building artificial intelligence that analyzed video captured by drones, the company...

March 8, 2019 Opinion: Five reasons to buy GE’s stock, and five reasons to sell

Source: MarketWatch

General Electric GE, +2.67% fell to under $7 a share in December. From the beginning of 2014 to the start of 2019, GE plummeted 67% while the S&P 500 SPX, -0.96% increased 45% in the same five-year period. And GE’s dividend is...

March 7, 2019 Natural disasters show planet is not fragile

Source: The Daily Reflector

The people at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change agree, saying that to avoid some of the most devastating impacts of climate change, the world must slash carbon emissions by 45 percent by 2030 and completely...

March 7, 2019 How the financial crisis turned everyone into a behavioral economist

Source: CNBC

At the end of it all, the average household was 20 percent poorer in 2009 than just two years before: The net worth of U.S. households and nonprofit organizations went from $69 trillion in 2007 to a trough of $55 trillion in 2009.

March 7, 2019 The World Needs Natural Gas, Not The Sierra Club

Source: Forbes

In October, 18 years after the non-disaster, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a call for dramatic reductions in Global Greenhouse Gases (GHGs). Its goal is to limit global warming to 1.5...

March 7, 2019 People Need to Be Scared About Climate Change. They Also Need to Recognize That It’s Not Too Late.

Source: Mother Jones

Amid all the carnage, the leading global authority on warming, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, detailed the horrors in store if average temperatures pass 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit)...

March 6, 2019 Viewpoint: Anti-GMO Organic Consumers Association helps Russia spread dangerous myths raising fake concerns about vaccines and biotechnology

Source: Genetic Literacy Project

Russian trolls are meddling wherever and whenever they can to cause societal strife. Radio Free Europe reports that Russian trolls may have contributed to the massive measles outbreak in Europe ...

March 6, 2019 Recessions Are Getting Tougher to Predict

Source: Bloomberg

Although the U.S. government said the economy expanded at a faster-than-expected rate of 2.6 percent last quarter, there’s little doubt that activity has slowed considerably this year. Market participants should prepare...

February 28, 2019 Editorial: Don’t turn water-quality protection over to private interests

Source: The Columbus Dispatch

Under the proposed Water Quality Certified Professional Program, the companies’ own consultants could, with training, be certified by the state to evaluate their own permit applications. Decisions on whether to allow a...

February 28, 2019 Commentary: Acting on climate change can make difference

Source: Shakopee Valley News

These findings are consistent with the most recent report from the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, last year’s Fourth National Climate Assessment produced by 13 U.S. agencies under President Donald Trump and...

February 28, 2019 An Open Letter to Green Mountain Coffee Roasters From Equal Exchange

Source: CSR Wire

Equal Exchange is the Massachusetts-headquartered business that introduced Fair Trade coffee to American grocery stores and coffee shops in the 1980s and 90s and who today remains the largest North American enterprise dedicated ...

February 27, 2019 The Rich Are Still Getting Richer

Source: The Nation

Like a gilded coating that makes the dullest things glitter, today’s thin veneer of political populism covers a grotesque underbelly of growing inequality that’s hiding in plain sight. And this phenomenon of ever more...

February 25, 2019 Warren Buffett touts the 'American tailwind' and trashes gold-touting preachers of doom

Source: Yahoo Finance

Buffett not only touts the United States’ economic track record but also takes a jab at the doomsayers he’s met along the way. Including a younger version of himself.

February 20, 2019 Three experts weigh in on Walmart as the company soars on earnings

Source: CNBC

Walmart shares soared Tuesday after the company beat on earnings, a move that took the stock's gains into double-digit territory for 2019. The retail giant saw better-than-expected returns on grocery sales and managed to grow...

February 20, 2019 Warren Buffett Says 3 Decisions in Life Separate High Achievers From Mere Dreamers

Source: INC

Warren Buffett is smarter than me. Much smarter. But, outside of his complete mastery of all things related to investment, is the earthly wisdom Buffett imparts on us mind-boggling?

February 20, 2019 SARAH AHMED IS THE FOUNDER OF OUR FAVORITE SUSTAINABLE & SIZE-INCLUSIVE DENIM BRAND

Source: Coveture

Founder Sarah Ahmed combined this innovative fabric with the sustainable practices she picked up from her family’s luxury denim brand, DL1961, and now Warp + Weft is being snatched up by women and men across the globe. Below, we...

February 19, 2019 Why people afraid of raising the minimum wage are missing the point

Source: Treehugger

If our society can produce what people need without employing everybody full time, that's not necessarily a problem. The problem isn't less work; it's bad resource distribution. There's plenty to go around, there just isn't a...

February 19, 2019 Will The Japanification of Europe Help The U.S. Dollar?

Source: Forbes

With the daily chaos in Washington and policy and political uncertainty in major money centers around the world, it is no wonder that divining the direction of currencies, has become a full-time profession for many. This year’s...

February 15, 2019 In China, government policies, rather than GDP numbers, tell us most about markets

Source: South China Morning Post

Crosscurrents is also an apt descriptor for what is happening within the Chinese economy. On the one hand, the government aims to support the economy. On the other hand, the importance of controlling systemic risks limits the use...

February 14, 2019 Commentary: Are we ready for the next major financial crisis?

Source: Channel News Asis

CAMBRIDGE: A decade on from the 2008 global financial crisis, policymakers constantly assure us that the system is much safer today. The giant banks at the core of the meltdown have scaled back their risky bets, and everyone –...

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