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More Than Half of Companies Still Use Paper and Spreadsheets to Manage Supply Chain Risk, Creating Significant Issues in Managing External Contractors   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Verdantix
Source: acrofan - The survey was conducted in the U.S., Australia, Canada, France, Germany and UK by Verdantix and commissioned by Avetta. The results of the survey indicate the problems currently experienced will expand as only 12% of respondents...
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IN PERSON: PMR Cos. CEO finds a home — back home — after years of property-hopping   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: The Business Journals - You may have seen Louisville real estate executive Deborah Charlton described, in articles and profiles, as an “industry veteran.” You have no idea. In the 45 years since Charlton first took a job with a Louisville...
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Motif Impact Investing Review 2019   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Investopedia - The next step is to select a value from the three choices of sustainable planet, fair labor ... with your chosen value are removed in favor of similar companies that pass MSCI screens. Once you are happy with your proposed...
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Get growth at a discount with Edinburgh Dragon   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Investors Chronicle - And although internet companies Tencent (700:HKG) and Alibaba (BABA:NYQ) have become increasingly prominent in MSCI AC Asia ex Japan index, the trust’s managers were cautious about their corporate structures and the...
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OECD Sees Global Economy Slipping to Weakest Growth in a Decade   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Bloomberg - Intensifying trade conflicts have sent global growth momentum tumbling toward lows last seen during the financial crisis, and governments are not doing enough to prevent long-term damage, the OECD said in its latest outlook. The...
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New Composition Of STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index - More Companies Are Joining The Index   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Stoxx Limited
Source: Mondo Visione - Qontigo’s global index provider STOXX Ltd. has announced the results of the annual review of the STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index. The STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index offers a representation of the leading global companies in...
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The most important thing Jay Powell said: Morning Brief   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: YAHOO! - On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates by 25 basis points, its second rate cut in as many meetings. The market’s response was muted. But this relatively quiet market response ...
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U.S. Steel Sinks After Saying It Expects Wider-Than-Expected Third-Quarter Loss   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: TheStreet.com - U.S. Steel (X - Get Report) fell sharply premarket trading Thursday after the steelmaker said it expects an adjusted loss for the third quarter of 35 cents a share, well below forecasts that called for a loss of 10 cents. The...
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3 things people should NOT do with their savings now that the Fed cut interest rates   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: MarketWatch - The Federal Reserve has cut interest rates — and that move could be a blow to Americans’ savings if they’re not careful. The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that its Open Market Committee had voted to cut...
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Bonds’ Biggest Threat Is Germany Beginning to Splash the Cash   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: YAHOO! - (Bloomberg) -- The record-breaking rally for European government bonds is facing a major test, as euro-area nations turn to fiscal stimulus in the fight to revive the region’s struggling economy.
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