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Michael Katz | Equities.com |

Sustainable investing will sustain investment portfolios during times of market turmoil, according to BlackRock and Bank of America. Recent research from the firms shows that the majority of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments outperformed their non-sustainable counterparts during the first quarter market crash.BlackRock, which made sustainable investing the focus of its investment strategy earlier this year, said its research has found a correlation between sustainability and...


Matt Bird | Equities.com |

U.K. Sinah, Chairman for SEBI interview with David Nelson at Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative (NYSE)HIGHLIGHTSThe Indian market is not limited by sector IOSCO is made of over 100 membersBusiness responsibility guidelines the Top 100 Listed Companies ReportFULL COVERAGEWatch complete coverage of the UNCTAD Sustainable Stock Exchange InitiativeINTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTS: U.K. Sinha, Chairman of SEBI and David NelsonDavid Nelson – Host, Traders Network Show:00:00Welcome back. I'm David Nelson, ho...


Matt Bird | Equities.com |

Mark Makepeace, Chief Executive of FTSE Russell interview with David Nelson at Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative (NYSE)HIGHLIGHTSFTSE joined the SSE in 2014The FTSE companies report annually, the long-term viewSmaller companies are quickly embracing sustainability FULL COVERAGEWatch complete coverage of the UNCTAD Sustainable Stock Exchange InitiativeINTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTS: Mark Makepeace, Chief Executive of FTSE Russell and David NelsonDavid Nelson – Show Host, Traders Network Show: 00:00W...


Leo Kolivakis | Equities.com |

Fred Imbert and Thomas Franck of CNBC report the Dow rises slightly, but loses more than 2% on week: Stocks finished Friday with slight gains but the major indexes capped the week with significant losses between a slew of somber economic reports and increasing tensions between China and the U.S.The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced on Friday by 60.08 points, or 0.25%, to 23,685.42, but ended the week lower by 2.65%. Earlier in the day, the 3...


David Trainer | Equities.com |

For long-term investors, now is an excellent time to buy leading businesses, with the cash flows and balance sheet to survive the downturn, at significant discounts. Investors overlooking Simon Property Group are in the Danger Zone. Investors willing to lift their gaze past the (inevitable and steep) dip in economic activity should consider this Long Idea for their portfolio. Simon’s History of Profit Growth. Simon is down 63% year-to-date (YTD) and trades below its economic book value, or no-growth ...


Leo Kolivakis | Equities.com |

Pippa Stevens of CNBC reports on why the stock market is up even with historic job losses:A record number of Americans just lost their job, and yet stocks are moving higher. This seems paradoxical given the economic toll — to say nothing of the emotional toll — on millions of people across the country without a job.While some say this is further indication that the stock market has become decoupled from reality, others say there are clear reasons why stocks have rebounded, and can continue ...


Frank Holmes | Equities.com |

Warren Buffett is arguably the most respected and accomplished investor in U.S. history. He turned Berkshire Hathaway, a struggling textile company, into a multibillion-dollar holding company. Since 1987, Berkshire’s Class A shares have delivered an impressive compound average growth rate (CAGR) of 14.91 percent.That doesn’t mean all of his investing decisions should be seen as gospel. He famously doesn’t like gold, for one. And in 2018, he admitted that he was wrong to underestimate Amazo...


Reuters | Equities.com |

Recent central bank bond-buying to calm market turmoil has breached the wall dividing top-grade debt from so-called junk-rated issues, raising the likelihood of the investment industry and even regulators eventually dismantling the barrier. Central banks had until recently balked at buying sub-investment grade debt — which is rated BB+ or lower — in their emergency programs or accepting it as collateral, given the higher risk of default. But with the co...


Reuters | Equities.com |

(Reuters) - Shares of the top four U.S. airlines dropped on Monday after billionaire investor Warren Buffett said Berkshire Hathaway (BRKa.N) offloaded its entire stake in the carriers last month, adding to the sense of crisis around the industry....


Reuters | Equities.com |

The head of the U.S. securities regulator on Wednesday warned investors against putting money into Chinese companies as they rebalance their portfolios following market turmoil due to ongoing problems with those companies’ disclosures. The comments from Securities and Exchange Commission chair Jay Clayton come as hawkish lawmakers and former officials renew efforts to persuade the Trump administration to halt plans to invest billions of federal employee retirement dolla...



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