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Corporate Governance, News and Updates on Corporate Governance

Before the late-2001 financial implosion at Enron " Fortune's 7th largest of the famed 500 " resulted literally in the disappearance of that Houston-based corporation, and before the largest corporate bankruptcy filing in history " WorldCom in 2002 " few people in the United States regularly used the term "corporate governance."

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News & Updates

June 19, 2019 Facebook's cryptocurrency could be more widely adopted than bitcoin, says analyst - video only

Source: You Tube/CNBC

Michael Levine of Pivotal Research joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss Facebook's new cryptocurrency initiative.

June 19, 2019 Why The American Shoe Disappeared And Why It's So Hard To Bring It Back

Source: NPR

For Douglas Clark, the darkest part of working for Nike in the 1980s was watching American shoe manufacturing "evaporate" in the Northeast in a mass exodus to Asia in pursuit of cheaper labor.

June 19, 2019 How Robots Can Assist - Not Replace - Humans In Factories - video

Source: You Tube/CNBC

On average there are 84 robots for every factory 10,000 workers, according to the International Federation of Robotics. For years, robots have had a bad reputation for stealing workers' jobs. The rise of robots in factories has...

Research & Insights

June 14, 2019 New Federal Reserve data shows how the rich have gotten richer

Source: VOX

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 12, 2019 GM's Cruise Self-Driving Prototypes Are Riddled With Technical Glitches, Safety Concerns: Report

Source: 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...

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...

Commentary & Opinion

June 5, 2019 Many Institutional Investors Confuse ESG with Socially Responsible Investing

Source: Ai-cio.com

and Hendrik Garz of Sustainalytics, a provider of ESG research. Bauslaugh and Garz write that ESG is often confused with socially responsible investing (SRI) by institutional investors. They said the purpose of ESG factor...

June 3, 2019 The Federal Reserve, 10 years after the Great Recession

Source: CBS News

en years ago, the economy was teetering. The government had seized Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Bank of America had bought a distressed Merrill Lynch, and 158-year-old Lehman Brothers had failed. The Federal Reserve loaned...

May 28, 2019 Trump Is Right to Battle China on Trade, But Now Comes the Hard Part

Source: The National Interest

On November 10, 2001, after fifteen years of tortuous negotiations, China joined the World Trade Organization. The WTO describes itself as a rules-based club whose “overriding purpose is to help trade flow as freely as...


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