Month: April 2021

zhongguo Sustainability-focused funds attracted record inflows during the first quarter, pushing global assets under management in ESG funds to nearly $2 trillion, according to a report from Morningstar released Friday. The rise underscores the momentum behind ESG investing, or when environmental, social and governance factors are considered. Assets in these types of funds first topped
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Warren Buffett (L), CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger attend the 2019 annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, May 3, 2019. Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images Warren Buffett will kick off Berkshire Hathaway‘s annual shareholder meeting this Saturday riding high, with shares of the conglomerate at a record and its
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In this article AMZN Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon Katherine Taylor | Reuters Amazon is set to report first quarter earnings after the bell Thursday. Here’s what analysts are expecting:  Earnings: $9.54 per share, according to Refinitiv Revenue: $104.47 billion, according to Refinitiv Few companies have benefited from the pandemic-fueled surge of online shopping as
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FatCamera | E+ | Getty Images A temporary federal policy aimed at making health insurance more affordable for tens of millions of Americans could become permanent. Under President Joe Biden’s $1.8 trillion plan to help families and children, which he will propose to Congress on Wednesday night, he would permanently extend recently expanded premium subsidies
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It’s one of the biggest thefts in history. More than $4 billion from Malaysian’s state-owned investment fund was siphoned off and the money spent on items including a private jet, a super-yacht, mansions and even Hollywood movie The Wolf of Wall Street. The 1MDB corruption scandal toppled the Malaysian government and set off investigations across
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President Joe Biden speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Leigh Vogel | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Joe Biden will formally unveil his new tax plan during his first presidential address on Wednesday that includes a key campaign promise — no one making $400,000 or less
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In this article ENPH Solaray Director Jonathan Fisk moves a solar panel at the solar power installation company’s Sydney facility. Jason Reed | Reuters Shares of Enphase Energy dipped more than 14% on Wednesday after the company warned about the ongoing impacts of the chip shortage. For the first quarter the company, which makes microinverters
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Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes told CNBC on Wednesday he believes the U.S. government should take a more active role in building an economic system that delivers broad prosperity. In an interview on “Squawk Box,” Hughes said the new kind of capitalism he envisions is hardly an outlier position following decades of widening disparities between rich and
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