Human Rights/Labor Rights
Run, Forrest, Run! The Very Reasonable Risk Of Not Making A Real Return Over The Next Decade   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Seeking Alpha - Many investors pay (too) much of their attention to stocks, but bonds are having a huge run over the past year. Nonetheless, unlike stocks, bonds simply can't make the same type of returns over time.
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3 Ways Congress Can Expand Social Security Benefits   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: YAHOO! - Each and every month, more than 63 million people receives a benefit from the most storied social program in our nation's history, Social Security. According to an analysis from the Center on ...
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Don’t panic: The inverted yield curve doesn’t necessarily signal recession   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Quartz - There was a time bonds were considered the boring, predictable asset—all the action was in stocks—but this week was an exciting one for fixed income. The US yield curve inverted. This is when ...
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Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Associated Press on MSN.com - Gold star dad tells Trump to go to Arlington for 'proof of multiracial democracy' Khizr Khan, whose son died in Iraq in 2004, criticized the president's response to the "send her back" chants aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar. ABC News...
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Short Simon Property Group At Your Own Risk   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Seeking Alpha - While the charts may show huge downward momentum, SPG has a strong fundamental lever which can immediately crush the shorts. SPG is so cheap that it can likely issue preferred stock at a lower ...
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Does Nestlé have child labour in its cocoa supply chain'   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Fair Labor Association
Source: Nestlé - Is there child labour in your cocoa supply chain in Côte d’Ivoire' No company sourcing cocoa in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana can fully remove the risk of child labour in its supply chain. Nestlé is no...
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General Mills Releases Plan for Pesticide Use Reduction at Advocates' Request   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : As You Sow
Source: Twin Cities Business - Shareholder advocacy nonprofit As You Sow has withdrawn a shareholder resolution asking General Mills to share evidence of its efforts to reduce its use of chemical pesticides across its supply chain.
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Fear Factor for U.S. Consumer Is Rising, Fueling Recession Risk   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: YAHOO! - (Bloomberg) -- If self-reinforcing recession fears are the greatest risk to the record-long U.S. expansion, as posited by Bank of America Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan, the latest ...
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New Mexico city aims to keep open coal-fired power plant   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: SFGate - FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Farmington city officials on Friday signed an agreement with a company that proposes outfitting the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station with carbon-capture technology in an effort to extend the...
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'Something does not compute': A prominent chief economist explains why conflicting signals in the stock and bond markets are 'very dangerous'   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Business Insider - Stocks and bonds are supposed to behave differently. After all, the incongruent relationship is meant to provide a hedge to investors that aren't interested in bearing the turmoil that comes with one-sided exposure. What's good...
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