Asset Managers Highlights
US wants energy dominance regardless of what happens to oil prices, deputy energy secretary says   
(Tuesday - September 10, 2019)
Source: CNBC - The U.S. deputy energy secretary told CNBC Monday that America wants to achieve energy dominance regardless of what happens to oil price
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Dow ekes out fourth day of gains and 10-year Treasury yield jumps   
(Tuesday - September 10, 2019)
Source: CNN Business - New York -The Dow clung to gains and logged a fourth up day in a row Monday, even as the stock market ran out of steam between the opening and closing bell.
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AT&T hires Goldman Sachs to defend against activist hedge fund   
(Tuesday - September 10, 2019)
Source: NY POST - AT&T has hired Goldman Sachs to defend itself against activist investor Paul Singer, whose hedge fund is calling on the company to sell assets, including its DirectTV satellite service, The Post has learned.
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Millennials are changing the investing landscape, one ethical choice at a time   
(Monday - September 09, 2019)
Source: MENAFN - With the growing consciousness regarding ethical and sustainable investment choices, particularly from the millennial generation, we expect this sector to continue to grow in the coming years
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Powell: Trade War Slowing Economy   
(Monday - September 09, 2019)
Source: Market Realist - On September 6, chair of the US Federal Reserve Jerome Powell attended an event at the University of Zurich. In the event, he said the uncertainty around trade policy is one of the major factors behind the global slowdown
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Big US sustainable funds fail to support ESG shareholder proposals   
(Monday - September 09, 2019)
Source: FT - Big US fund managers that have promoted their credentials in tackling sustainability issues have done little to support environmental and social shareholder proposals, their voting records reveal.
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World’s Top Oil Trader Sees Oil Prices Weakening This Year   
(Friday - September 06, 2019)
Source: Oil Price - Vitol, the world’s biggest independent oil trader, expects oil prices to weaken in the fourth quarter this year, although prices are unlikely to be below $50 a barrel for a sustained period of time, Vitol’s chief executive...
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World Economic Forum on Africa overshadowed by xenophobic attacks in South Africa   
(Friday - September 06, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Economic Forum
Source: Deutsche Welle - Under growing international pressure, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the xenophobic attacks "totally unacceptable." But African leaders and citizens do not seem satisfied. Outrage is growing among Africans everywhere after a...
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The Fed: US economy growing modestly as trade war dents activity   
(Thursday - September 05, 2019)
Source: CNBC - The U.S. economy grew at a modest pace in recent weeks, with manufacturing buffeted by a global slowdown while consumer purchases gave mixed signals on the strength of household spending, the Federal Reserve reported on Wednesday.
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Dow Jones Futures Signal Solid Stock Market Rally On Hong Kong News; Coupa Software Set To Break Out   
(Wednesday - September 04, 2019)
Source: Investors Business Daily - Dow Jones futures rose strongly Tuesday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures, signaling a stock market rally at the open, on hopes for Hong Kong peace. That's followed Tuesday's retreat on new Trump tariffs and a...
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