Human Rights/Labor Rights
Dallas makes the list of top commercial property investment cities   
February 14, 2020
Source: Dallas Morning News - Sales of some high-dollar North Texas properties last year landed Dallas on the list of the top U.S. commercial real estate investment markets for 2019. Across the country, almost $317 billion poured into commercial real estate...
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Bed Bath & Beyond’s Poor Guidance Sends Stock Sliding   
February 14, 2020
Source: Barron's - Pain and patience are in store for Bed Bath & Beyond shareholders—despite nearly a year of activist prodding. Wall Street was puzzled by the rationale behind the home-goods retailer’s off-cycle disclosure after...
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Canopy Growth Stock Remains a Long-Term Buy Ahead of Earnings   
February 14, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - Canopy Growth (NYSE:CGC) stock remains one of my top picks as a long-term winner in the cannabis space. But in the short term, Canopy and other cannabis stocks continue to struggle. Source: Shutterstock That’s not terribly...
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Trump to woo Indian executives during New Delhi visit   
February 14, 2020
Source: Reuters - NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will meet executives of large Indian companies with interests in the United States as he looks to drum up investments during his visit to New Delhi this month. Trump is scheduled...
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The Dow Is Higher, Roku Stock Is Rising and Tesla Is Slipping. What You Need to Know.   
February 14, 2020
Source: Barron's - Happy Valentine’s Day. Stocks are bouncing back from Thursday’s revelation there are more coronavirus cases in China that originally reported. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index is up 0.3% in overseas trading....
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Westlake Chemical to Report on Plastic Pollution Pellet Spills   
February 14, 2020
Source: Waste360 - Following engagement with As You Sow, a major petrochemical manufacturer, Westlake Chemical, one of the largest producers of low-density polyethylene, has agreed to start reporting on spills of pre-production plastic pellets, or...
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Renault's profit was wiped out last year   
February 14, 2020
Source: CNN on MSN.com - Renault turned in its worst financial performance in a decade in 2019 as plunging margins in its core business and a dramatic slump in contributions from alliance partner Nissan wiped out its earnings. The French carmaker said...
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Baltimore’s pre-Domino sugar high: Sugar refining's first wave in the city   
February 14, 2020
Source: The Business Journals - This is part of a package on the legacy of Domino Sugar in Baltimore. To read the full cover story, click here, and for a Q&A with the refinery's general manager, click here. Domino has firmly implanted itself in Baltimore...
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Boeing to extend labor contract with engineer's union by four years   
February 14, 2020
Source: Reuters - (Reuters) - U.S. planemaker Boeing Co (BA.N) said it has agreed to a tentative deal with its engineers’ union to extend its labor contract by another four years. Under the agreement, an incentive plan for employees will be...
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A Valentine's journey: Sweet treats, colorful blooms come from around the world   
February 14, 2020
Source: Capital Press - Many West African farms, said Leissle, often have no running water, no electricity, no paved roads. Cocoa has a dubious labor history. According to the Bureau of International Labor Affairs, in Ghana and Côte...
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