Human Rights/Labor Rights
Nigeria Surprised by News of Possible U.S. Travel Restrictions   
January 23, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - (Bloomberg) -- Nigeria’s government was surprised by the news that the U.S. is considering travel restrictions on its citizens and the ban would mean officials will have to find new ways to meet with investors, Finance...
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EXCLUSIVE-India's HDFC Bank to tap Egon Zehnder to identify Aditya Puri's successor   
January 23, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - India's HDFC Bank will retain global executive search firm Egon Zehnder to identify a successor to managing director Aditya Puri, the country's top private lender said on Thursday. By Rupam Jain and Nupur Anand MUMBAI, Jan 23...
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Stock market news live: Stocks futures flat, China works to contain coronavirus   
January 23, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - U.S. stocks futures were flat Thursday morning, averting a sell-off in overseas equities as China worked to contain a potentially deadly disease that has so far sickened hundreds. 7:04 a.m. ET: Stock futures mostly flat as China...
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Bill to slow utilities from shutting coal plants advances   
January 23, 2020
Source: Chicago Tribune - A bill from a Valparaiso lawmaker to slow power companies from closing coal-fired plants passed its committee Wednesday, a move critics said was designed to stall any transition to cleaner energy sources. The bill was changed...
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What to watch today: Dow to drop, China coronavirus worsens and Mnuchin rips Greta Thunberg   
January 23, 2020
Source: CNBC - U.S. stock futures are pointing to a slightly lower open ahead of the Thursday session, after a mixed session Wednesday. The Dow has a two-day losing streak, its first back-to-back losses since Dec. 9-10, although the S&P 500...
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Weekly Edge: Trump Says Growth Would Be Higher If Not For The Fed   
January 23, 2020
Source: Seeking Alpha - The average momentum score for the Sector Benchmark ETFs increased from 23.18 to 27.09. Among the Factor Benchmark ETFs, the average factor score increased from 25.00 to 28.83. The average Global Benchmark ETF momentum score...
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War of attrition: how France's Macron plans to grind down strikers   
January 23, 2020
Source: Reuters - PARIS (Reuters) - When French trade unions declared a nationwide strike to protest against planned pension reforms, Nicolas, a 34-year-old maintenance technician with the Paris metro, went on strike for three straight weeks. Then...
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Whistleblowers say Florida investment firm has inflated value, earnings of its main fund   
January 23, 2020
Source: NBC News - A Florida-based investment firm that oversees $500 million in assets has inflated its main hedge fund's assets and returns since 2017, according to three employees who have filed a whistleblower complaint with the Securities and...
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Starbucks capitulates to demands from anti-plastics activist group   
January 23, 2020
Source: Plastics Today - After holding Starbucks Corp. hostage with the threat of another pending shareholder proposal, activist group As You Sow has withdrawn that proposal based on “months of constructive dialogue” resulting in Starbucks...
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Gas Exports Have a Dirty Secret: A Carbon Footprint Rivaling Coal’s   
January 23, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - (Bloomberg) -- In May, while President Trump toured a new $10 billion plant designed to prepare natural gas for export, he made a vow. Such facilities would be good for the environment, he said, or they won’t get approved....
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