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 F Getty Images DETROIT ’ Ford Motor easily beat Wall Street’s expectations for the first quarter despite an ongoing global semiconductor chip shortage causing low inventories and factory closures. So why are shares of the automaker down by as much as 10.4% during intraday trading Thursday? The negative reaction by investors is
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Table of Contents Key Findings The Biden administration’s “Made in America Tax Plan” would substantially raise taxes on the activities of U.S. multinational corporations, whether these activities are located domestically or abroad. From the perspective of U.S. multinationals, the proposal would increase their federal tax liabilities by $104 billion in 2022 and $1.2 trillion over
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People enjoy the beach in Leme, south of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 21, 2020 during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. CARL DE SOUZA LONDON ’ As coronavirus vaccination programs progress, attention is turning to summer vacations and what kind of freedoms we might experience this year ’ and whether this depends on our vaccination
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In this article MO A Philip Morris Marlboro brand cigarette burns in an ashtray for this arranged photograph in Tiskilwa, Illinois, on Wednesday, July 12, 2019. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Altria first-quarter earnings declined as revenue fell short of estimates as cigarette shipments continue to decline. The parent of Marlboro cigarettes has been
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