Asset Managers Highlights
‘We must remove the idea that ESG means charity,’ says Eurizon’s Chelini   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019)
Source: City Wire Selector - Asset managers should embrace the idea that sustainability analysis and better financial returns are tied together. That is according to Simone Chelini, who was recently appointed sustainability and corporate governance head at...
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Goldman Sachs CEO doesn't expect a recession soon - video   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019)
Source: CNN - In an exclusive interview with CNN Business, Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon tells Christine Romans the US economy is fine, but he's paying close attention to trade and monetary policy
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U.S. stocks have taken a hammering but here’s why investors should be optimistic   
(Tuesday - August 13, 2019)
Source: MarketWatch - Escalating trade war tensions and recession fears have hammered stocks in recent weeks but things may not be as bad as they seem.
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Goldman Sachs cuts growth forecast as trade war triggers recession fears   
(Monday - August 12, 2019)
Source: CNBC - The U.S.-China trade war is going to have a larger impact on growth than Goldman Sachs originally estimated. The firm lowered its fourth-quarter growth forecast by 20 basis points to 1.8%, citing a larger than-expected impact of...
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Eroding confidence could contribute to another leg lower, market bull warns   
(Monday - August 12, 2019)
Source: CNBC - With the S&P 500 and Dow off 4% from their all-time highs, Wells Fargo Securities’ Christopher Harvey is worried fear over ultra-low U.S. rates and negative rates abroad could spark another deep sell-off.
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ESG investing sparks race in tech and hiring at asset managers   
(Monday - August 12, 2019)
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A U.S.-China Currency War? What You Need To Know   
(Monday - August 12, 2019)
Source: NPR - The decision is a step toward what could become an unusual kind of currency war, one in which the U.S. would intervene to counteract the effects of China's weakened currency or both countries would even take steps to increase the...
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Job cuts at investment banks near 30,000 as outlook deteriorates   
(Monday - August 12, 2019)
Source: FT - Almost 30,000 lay-offs have been announced since April at banks including HSBC, Barclays, Société Générale, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank. Most of the cuts have come in Europe, with Deutsche accounting for more than half the total,...
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Opinion: The truth about the stock market that Never Trumpers can’t accept   
(Friday - August 09, 2019)
Source: MarketWatch - The Dow was just 18,000 when Trump was elected nearly three years ago. Right now, even following Monday’s big drop, it’s above 26,000.
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Why Finance Should Lead Sustainability Efforts   
(Thursday - August 08, 2019)
Source: CFO Magazine - Once considered a bonus feature for companies, sustainability is now a business imperative for many and is altering the way they conduct business.
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