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Hedge Funds Are Dumping Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (SGMO)   
(Friday - December 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Standard & Poors
Source: YAHOO! - The Standard and Poor’s 500 Total Return Index ETFs returned approximately 27.5% in 2019 (through the end of November). Conversely, hedge funds’ top 20 large-cap stock picks generated a return of 37.4% during the same...
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Fix it, dispose responsibly and buy better – how to choose more ethical tech   
(Thursday - December 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT®)
Source: The Guardian - The free electronic product environmental assessment tool (EPEAT) can help businesses and non-profits to buy more environmentally friendly computer products. The tool is used across 43 countries by major players including KPMG,...
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Apple Rejects Recyclability In Favor Of Lower Costs   
(Thursday - December 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT®)
Source: EarthTechling - It’s recently been announced that Apple has withdrawn all of its products from the EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) registry and will no longer be submitting its products to the registry for...
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AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Symetra Financial Corporation and Its Subsidiaries   
(Thursday - December 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : A.M BEST
Source: YAHOO! - AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of "a+" of Symetra Life Insurance Company and its subsidiary, First Symetra National Life Insurance...
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BRIEF-Fitch Ratings Says Hong Kong's Role In Global Finance Intact Despite Unrest   
(Thursday - December 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Fitch Ratings
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - * HONG KONG'S ROLE IN GLOBAL FINANCE INTACT DESPITE UNREST * THERE IS LITTLE EVIDENCE SO FAR THAT SOCIAL UNREST IN HONG KONG HAS ADVERSELY AFFECTED ITS ROLE AS A GLOBAL FINANCIAL CENTRE * CONTINUED TURMOIL IS UNDERMINING...
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Apple investigating fuel-cell-powered MacBooks   
(Thursday - December 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT®)
Source: AppleInsider - Apple's proposed invention notes that the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool, or EPEAT, has helped to increase consumer awareness of the environmental friendliness of electronic devices. In addition, Apple usually...
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AM Best Upgrades Issuer Credit Rating of One Alliance Insurance Corporation   
(Thursday - December 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : A.M BEST
Source: Business Wire - OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AM Best has upgraded the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) to “bb+” from “bb” and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B (Fair) of One Alliance Insurance...
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Hong Kong's role in global finance remains intact despite months of protests: Fitch   
(Thursday - December 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Fitch Ratings
Source: Reuters - Hong Kong’s role in global finance is intact, with little evidence to suggest recent protests and social unrest in the city have adversely impacted that role, global credit rating agency Fitch Ratings said on Thursday.
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Leading Proxy Advisory Firms Glass Lewis and Egan-Jones Recommend HBC Shareholders Vote "FOR" the Privatization ...   
(Thursday - December 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Egan-Jones Ratings
Source: The Province - TORONTO & NEW YORK — Hudson’s Bay Company (TSX: HBC) (“HBC” or the “Company”) today announced that Glass Lewis and Egan-Jones have both recommended that HBC shareholders vote...
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AM Best Assigns Issue Credit Rating to W. R. Berkley Corporation’s Subordinated Debentures   
(Thursday - December 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : A.M BEST
Source: YAHOO! - AM Best has assigned a Long-Term Issue Credit Rating of "bbb+" to the recently announced $300 million 5.10% subordinated debentures due 2059 of W. R. Berkley Corporation (WRB) (Greenwich, CT) [NYSE:WRB]. The outlook assigned to...
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