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June 20, 2019 U.S. consumer debt is now breaching levels last reached during the 2008 financial crisisSource: MarketWatch
Ben Mohr ....calculated that total U.S. consumer debt hit $14 trillion in the first quarter of 2019, surpassing the roughly $13 trillion of leverage accumulated in credit cards, auto loans and mortgages and other debt back in...
June 20, 2019 More pregnant women in the US are using pot, study findsSource: CNN
More moms-to-be in the United States are using marijuana, especially in their first trimester, according to a study published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA.
Nearly seven in 10 Americans think they would continue to pay deductibles and co-pays under Medicare for All, Kaiser found, when in fact they would not. And some 54% wrongly believe that individuals and employers would continue...
June 18, 2019 Dow releases annual Sustainability ReportSource: Yahoo Finance
Dow (DOW) has released its 2018 Sustainability Report, which shares its progress against its 2025 Sustainability Goals and demonstrates its commitment to collaborate with value chain partners and other stakeholders to find more...
June 18, 2019 American Academy of Pediatrics report urges travelers get MMR vaccine in wake of "record-breaking" European measles outbreakSource: CBS
A report published Monday in the American Academy of Pediatrics medical journal recommends all U.S. citizens "receive all recommended vaccinations, including measles, before traveling abroad." The study comes in the wake of what...
The top 1 percent of the US wealth distribution has increased its net worth by 650 percent since 1989, while the bottom 50 percent saw its wealth grow by a much more modest 170 percent during the same period.
June 13, 2019 A full-blown recession and double-digit stock losses: Morgan Stanley just unveiled its revised bear case for the trade war — and it's not prettySource: Business Insider
The US' ongoing trade war with China has experienced wild twists and turns, causing shifts in market sentiment at a moment's notice. That's made it hard to drown out the noise in order to get to the numbers that matter most....
June 12, 2019 GM's Cruise Self-Driving Prototypes Are Riddled With Technical Glitches, Safety Concerns: ReportSource: Jalopnik
A new, lengthy report from The Information highlights the documented and previously undisclosed problems with Cruise’s technology, and there are plenty. Autonomous-driving technology is, of course, a work in progress, and one...
Source: Fox Business
America's CFOs are increasingly betting that the U.S. economy Opens a New Window. will enter a recession within one year, according to a survey published on Wednesday.
Source: Medical Express
The beverages we drink represent a substantial source of our daily calories and nutrients, yet standardized methods for tracking beverage consumption have been limited. In the latest and most comprehensive assessment of worldwide...
Indeed, the signal is clear that China has decided to operate a radical change in its U.S. trade. Taken at an annual rate, China’s trade surplus with the U.S. in the January-April interval would be 23.5% below China’s surplus for...
Source: The Hindu
Scientists have created high-resolution maps of points around the globe where groundwater meets the oceans — the first such analysis of its kind that may help protect both drinking water and the seas.
Source: Business News Daily
Approximately 83% of respondents said they felt it was "important or extremely important" that companies design their products to be more environmentally friendly.
Source: The Guardian
A report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out the widespread damage global heating is already causing to people’s health and the increasingly serious impacts expected in future.
June 4, 2019 Exhaustive Study on Bottled Water Market 2019 | Strategic Assessment by Top Players PepsiCo, Coca Cola, Suntory, etc.Source: MarketWatch
Jun 03, 2019 (marketresearchupdates.com via COMTEX) -- The Bottled Water market report published by Garner Insights, analysis the market overview considering the latest trends, highlighting their latest developments, business...
Source: Yahoo Finance
Most people have dreamed of someday being rich. It’s hard not to be envious of the wealthy as they move through life without the stress and concern caused by money woes while buying luxuries without a second thought. However, the...
Source: The Verge
According to a newly released report from the agency on the digital divide, the gap between rural and urban internet access has “narrowed substantially, and more Americans than ever before have access to high-speed broadband.”...
Source: The Guardian
Lower-income and minority communities are exposed to majority of the pollution coming from waste-burning plants, report finds
May 20, 2019 A Certification Standard Has Not Emerged In Emergency Preparedness Plans, Says The Conference BoardSource: Al Bawaba News
The majority of U.S. companies have a formal, written plan for emergency preparedness, according to a report released today by The Conference Board. But a widely adopted certification standard for such plans does not exist yet....
May 17, 2019 From Bob Iger to Warren Buffett and Jack Dorsey: These are the highest and lowest paid CEOs of 2018Source: CNBC
Becoming a chief executive officer of a top company seems like the pinnacle of success, so what kind of money do those at the top make? For its annual report on compensation for CEOs of S&P 500 companies, The Wall Street Journal...
May 16, 2019 FLASH REPORT: 86% of S&P 500 Index® Companies Publish Sustainability / Responsibility Reports in 2018Source: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Highlights from Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. Research: “Sustainability reporting” rose dramatically from 2011, when roughly 20% of companies published reports, to 72% just three years later in 2013. From 2013 to...
May 15, 2019 CSR in Annual Reports: 7 Conflicting TrendsSource: Forbes
Whether it’s the Sustainable Furnishings Council, Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy, EarthShare NY Green Teams or the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, coalitions vary by industry, interest...
May 15, 2019 Hershey Highlights Progress in Key Areas of Deforestation, Sustainable Cocoa and Human Rights in 2018 Sustainability ReportSource: Globe Newswire
HERSHEY, Pa., May 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today released its latest Shared Goodness Report, highlighting progress made on sustainability issues where Hershey can have an impact. Since...
Young people who entered Britain’s labor market amid the 2008 financial crisis are still “scarred” by its impact on their employment and earnings potential, researchers found.
May 13, 2019 CO2 in the atmosphere just exceeded 415 parts per million for the first time in human historySource: Tech Crunch
For the first time in human history — not recorded history, but since humans have existed on Earth — carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has topped 415 parts per million, reaching 415.26 parts per million, according to sensors at...
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