Human Rights/Labor Rights

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Stock-index futures point higher after Dow, S&P 500 snap 7-day winning streak   
August 12, 2020
Source: MarketWatch - Stock-index futures point to the upside Wednesday, with U.S. equities on track to resume a march to the upside a day after the Dow Jones Industrial
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Everything You Need to Know About Sorrento Therapeutics' Massive Debt   
August 12, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - Though Sorrento Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SRNE) has a roster of coronavirus testing and therapeutics programs, it's also carrying a whopping $141.79 million in net debt, which is a heavy burden compared to its trailing 12-month...
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Manufacturing initiative offers support to local companies affected by Covid-19   
August 12, 2020
Source: The Business Journals - Greater Louisville Inc. is partnering with the Advantage Kentucky Alliance to provide services at no cost funded by the federal CARES Act.
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Essex Property Trust: A High-Quality Dividend Aristocrat Trading At A Deep Discount   
August 12, 2020
Source: Seeking Alpha - ESS has been a direct beneficiary of the tech boom in the U.S. That development has allowed it to produce impressive growth since its IPO in 1994.
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Shareholders Of Bank of South Carolina (NASDAQ:BKSC) Must Be Happy With Their 52% Return   
August 12, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - If you buy and hold a stock for many years, you'd hope to be making a profit. But more than that, you probably want
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Global Youth on Back Foot as Virus Hits Education on Top of Jobs   
August 12, 2020
Source: Bloomberg on MSN.com - Young people are being hit especially hard by the coronavirus crisis as their jobs dry up and education is disrupted, according to the International Labour Organization.
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US STOCKS-Futures jump as higher oil prices boost energy stocks   
August 12, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday following a pullback on Wall Street in the previous session, as resilient fuel demand drove up oil prices, while investors remained on edge due to a stalemate over the next coronavirus...
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Labor Abuse Allegations Tie Up Ships in Australia Ports   
August 12, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - Australian authorities detained at least two cargo ships for alleged labor violations related to demands from seafarers to be sent home, some of whom have spent more than a year at sea.The ships, which are or will be carrying...
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INSIGHT-Electric carmakers seek out blank-check firms for funding as virus spooks private markets   
August 12, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - Electric commercial truck maker Nikola Corp of Phoenix, Arizona, tried unsuccessfully to raise $1 billion in the private markets and only turned to a merger with a so-called blank-check company to go public as a way to raise the...
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5 ways to save on car insurance   
August 12, 2020
Source: CNET - It's been a major boon to the environment-- and it turns out that it could save you money, too.  Auto insurance was already one of the few services with a negotiable price. But in the coronavirus era,
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