Asset Managers Highlights
Dow drops for the first time in 4 days—here’s what experts see ahead for markets   
(Wednesday - August 21, 2019)
Source: CNBC - The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell for the first time in four days on Tuesday as the market digested its recent swings, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite also ticking lower
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First vegan investment fund coming to New York Stock Exchange   
(Tuesday - August 20, 2019)
Source: Reuters - NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An investment fund designed for animal rights advocates and environmentalists, the first of its kind according to financial experts, is set to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange...
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The CEOs of nearly 200 companies just said shareholder value is no longer their main objective   
(Tuesday - August 20, 2019)
Source: CNBC - The Business Roundtable, a group of chief executive officers from major U.S. corporations, issued a statement Monday with a new definition of the “purpose of a corporation.”
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Remember: Not all recessions turn into 2008   
(Tuesday - August 20, 2019)
Source: Yahoo Finance - “Recession” is a scary word that sends everyone from Wall Street professionals to Main Street consumers into a terrifying flashback of the 2008 financial crisis. But a J.P. Morgan strategist says people shouldn’t be afraid of the...
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A decade after the big one, what kind of recession will we have next?   
(Monday - August 19, 2019)
Source: USA Today - The upside is that most economists don’t expect this next downturn, whenever it should occur, to be anything like the Great Recession, which broke records for length and severity. But typical downturns are no picnics, either.
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Stock market gyrates as the economic picture gets blurred   
(Monday - August 19, 2019)
Source: AP News - You’re not the only one confused about where the economy is headed. Just look at the stock market, where perplexed investors have been sending stocks on a wild ride in August. And there could be plenty more where that came from....
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US stocks mixed as rising shares of retailers offset sinking Treasury yields   
(Friday - August 16, 2019)
Source: Fox Business - U.S. stocks Opens a New Window. closed mixed Thursday as shares of big retailers climbed, which helped offset the effect of 10-year Treasury Opens a New Window. yield tumbling to a three-year low, a possible harbinger of...
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Is a recession coming to the US? Here’s what to watch for   
(Friday - August 16, 2019)
Source: The Guardian - It’s 10 years since the great recession and by many measures the US economy is still booming. Unemployment is at lows last seen 50 years ago, stock markets, while wobbly, are close to record highs, consumer confidence is high and...
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GE CEO Larry Culp bought nearly $2 million worth of the company’s stock after fraud accusation   
(Friday - August 16, 2019)
Source: CNBC - “This is market manipulation – pure and simple,” Culp said in a statement. “Mr. Markopolos’s report contains false statements of fact and these claims could have been corrected if he had checked them with GE before publishing the...
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Janet Yellen says yield curve inversion may be false recession signal this time   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019)
Source: CNBC - Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the markets may be wrong this time in trusting the yield curve inversion as a recession indicator.
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