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April 25, 2022 What’s next for the stock market as investors grapple with Fed near ‘peak hawkishness’

Source: MarketWatch

Investors will watch for another gauge of U.S. inflation in the week ahead after the stock market was rattled by the Federal Reserve ramping up its hawkish tone and suggesting large interest rate hikes are coming to get an...

April 22, 2022 EU to unveil landmark law to force Big Tech to police illegal content

Source: Ars Technica

The EU is poised to unveil a landmark law on Friday that will force Big Tech to police their platforms more aggressively over illegal content, marking the latest move by regulators to curb the power of large technology groups.

April 22, 2022 Earth Day 2022: Embrace these 3 simple habits to help the planet

Source: The Sporting News

Human impact on the planet is undeniable. Though not many of us can claim to have the answer to global warming or food shortages, there are simple ways we can alter our daily habits to help the planet.

April 22, 2022 Buckle up: The Fed is about to get tough on inflation

Source: CNN

Last month, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time since December 2018. Now there are growing expectations that the central bank is about to dramatically step up the size and pace of its rate hikes in order...

April 22, 2022 It's the End of the Global Supply Chain as We Know It | Opinion

Source: Newsweek

The U.S. inflation rate was at 1.4 percent when Joe Biden was sworn in as President in January 2021. In just fifteen months, it has since risen rapidly to a 40-year high of 8.5 percent, the result of global supply chain issues.

April 21, 2022 Sustainable investing expert Alison Taylor on ESG misconceptions and why ethics are part of the equation

Source: GreenBiz

The market demands ESG discipline, period. Whether you view ESG as the alpha and the omega, an opportunity for capitalism to atone and course correct, or as a Trojan horse for a woke agenda, this fact is a stubborn one.

April 21, 2022 Buffett Gets Rare Rebuke as Calpers Urges New Chair at Berkshire

Source: Yahoo Finance

California Public Employees’ Retirement System, the largest U.S. public pension fund, said it plans to vote for a shareholder proposal that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. select an independent chairman, marking a rare rebuke of...

April 21, 2022 U.S. To Become World’s Top LNG Exporter This Year

Source: Oilprice.com

Five years after the United States became a net exporter of natural gas on an annual basis, the country’s natural gas exports both by pipeline and as liquefied natural gas (LNG) have grown by leaps and bounds.

April 21, 2022 DOJ appeals federal ruling on transportation mask mandate Betsy Klein By Betsy Klein, CNN

Source: CNN

The Justice Department on Wednesday appealed a ruling by a federal judge that struck down the mask mandate for mass transportation, following a recommendation by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

April 20, 2022 ESG, SRI, Impact Investing: What Are They, How to Get Started, and How Funds Have Performed

Source: The Motley Fool

ESG, SRI, and impact investing may seem like last decade's buzzwords, but they now have enough capital and data behind them for investors to pay attention to. ESG stands for environmental, social, and (corporate) governance. ESG...

April 20, 2022 Inflation causing Americans to postpone retirement, homebuying, college, vacations & more: Nationwide

Source: Fox Business

Inflation surged to yet another 40-year high in March, rising 8.5% annually according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Not only are consumers spending much more money at grocery stores and gas pumps than the same time last year...

April 20, 2022 Clean energy is buried at the bottom of abandoned oil wells

Source: VOX

Geothermal energy works on a simple premise: The Earth’s core is hot, and by drilling even just a few miles underground, we can tap into that practically unlimited heat source to generate energy for our homes and businesses...

April 20, 2022 Fliers, subway riders shed masks: ‘Feel free to burn them

Source: AP

Travelers shed their masks and cheered as pilots and conductors announced that a federal judge in Florida had struck down a national mask mandate on airplanes and mass transit.

April 19, 2022 100% CLEAN ENERGY GRID COMING CLOSE IN CALIFORNIA SO CLOSE YET SO FAR AWAY.

Source: The Byte

A 100 percent clean energy power grid is tantalizingly close in California. A new Bloomberg report published this week said the state came closer than ever to its goal of having a carbon-free grid within 25 years and that it ran...

April 19, 2022 ‘If we wait … the world is cooked’: Rolls-Royce’s outgoing CEO on sustainable propulsion and his legacy

Source: The Points Guy

The outgoing CEO of Rolls-Royce — the British propulsion company that manufactures the jet engines found on the Airbus A350, the A330neo and some Boeing 787 Dreamliners, among many other aircraft — recognizes the need for the...

April 19, 2022 Goldman Sachs sees 35% chance of recession in 2 years - video only

Source: YouTube

Yahoo Finance Live’s Julie Hyman and Brian Sozzi discuss Goldman Sachs pricing in a 35% chance of recession within the next two years.

April 19, 2022 Natural gas surges to highest level since 2008 as Russia’s war upends energy markets

Source: CNBC

U.S. natural gas prices surged to the highest level in more than 13 years Monday as Russia’s war on Ukraine causes a global energy crunch and as forecasts called for cooler spring temperatures.

April 19, 2022 CDC mask mandate for travelers struck down by federal judge

Source: CNN

US District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle said the mandate was unlawful because it exceeded the statutory authority of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and because its implementation violated administrative law.

April 18, 2022 Is this an 'I-told-you-so' moment for ESG? - video only

Source: Fox Business

Barron's senior writer Lauren Foster argues major environmental, social and governance investments are here to stay.

April 18, 2022 The biggest risk to the global economy no one is talking about

Source: CNN Business

Nearly 400 million people across 45 cities in China are under full or partial lockdown as part of China’s strict zero-Covid policy. Analysts are ringing warning bells, but say investors aren’t properly assessing how serious the...

April 18, 2022 Global Citizen seeks up to $1 billion for six sustainable 'Impact' funds

Source: Fox Business

Global Citizen, an international non-profit aiming to help end poverty, said on Monday it plans to launch six funds of up to $1 billion each focused on generating environmental and social impact in the developing world.

April 18, 2022 Opinion/Editorial - Fears of recession are everywhere — except at the clueless White House

Source: NY Post

With prices soaring, labor shortages, the Ukraine war raging, supply-chains snarled and interest rates now set to rise, fears of a looming recession are everywhere. Except, of course, at the White House — which is in utter denial.

April 15, 2022 68% of U.S. execs admit their companies are guilty of greenwashing

Source: Fast Company

In a new survey of 1,491 executives across different industries around the world, CEOs and other C-suite leaders said that sustainability was a priority. But 58% also admitted that their companies were guilty of greenwashing;...

April 15, 2022 Why there are growing fears the U.S. is headed to a recession

Warning lights are flashing for the U.S. economy. A growing number of forecasters now believe a recession is on the horizon as the Federal Reserve gears up to raise interest rates sharply to combat the highest inflation in more...

April 15, 2022 How I (and US policymakers) got inflation wrong

Source: Vox

When prices began ticking up a little faster than normal early last year, I wasn’t overly concerned. I’d been covering economic policy since 2008, and in that whole time (in fact, in my whole lifetime!), the US had never had a...

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