Human Rights/Labor Rights
Auto analyst says the Detroit Three have a China crisis. Here's why I think he's right   
January 25, 2020
Source: Detroit Free Press - Auto analyst says the Detroit Three have a China crisis. Here's why I think he's right Michael Dunne of Zo Zo Go, one of the top consulting firms in China, the world’s largest vehicle market, has the data to back up his...
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No more Old German bar as Grizzly Peak expands, rebrands cellar space   
January 25, 2020
Source: MLive - ANN ARBOR, MI - It’s been said that beer is the ultimate social lubricant. For Grizzly Peak owner Jon Carlson, that willingness to be sociable kickstarted his culinary career. Carlson once frequented the Old German bar, 117...
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3 Real Estate Mutual Funds for Healthy Returns   
January 25, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - For investors looking to park their money in the real estate sector, mutual funds are the cheapest and most-convenient options. This category of funds also offers solid protection against inflation. The real estate sector...
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Fed Seen Holding Rates Steady, Ending Bill Purchases by June   
January 25, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - (Bloomberg) -- Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here. Federal Reserve policy makers will keep interest rates on hold this year and next, and will wind up their efforts...
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Stocks fall as fears about deadly virus grow; Dow drops 170 points   
January 25, 2020
Source: Los Angeles Times - Healthcare companies led a broad slide in U.S. stocks Friday as increased fears over the spread of a deadly outbreak of coronavirus rattled markets. The S&P 500 had its worst day since early October and snapped a two-week...
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Ford to pay millions to Focus, Fiesta owners in transmission settlement   
January 25, 2020
Source: Detroit Free Press - Ford to pay millions to Focus, Fiesta owners in transmission settlement Entry-level Fiesta and Focus vehicles, built over the last decade, have a history of costly repairs for failing transmissions and other problems. Check out...
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Starbucks ramps up waste reduction goals, focusing on reusable and recyclable cups   
January 25, 2020
Source: Waste Dive - Starbucks has been under pressure from shareholders to improve on the company's sustainability goals. As You Sow, a nonprofit shareholder advocacy group, has been working with Trillium Asset Management to push Starbucks on the...
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'Hey Boomer, shut up': Ageism in the workplace is a core threat to the US economy, says Mercer CEO   
January 25, 2020
Source: Business Insider - Ageism among US employers can prevent older workers from finding and keeping jobs. But seasoned professionals are a valuable asset to the labor force.
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Smart Water Management Market Worth $21.4 Billion by 2024 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™   
January 25, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Smart Water Management Market by Water Meters (AMR & AMI), Solutions (EAM, Network Management, SCADA, Advanced Pressure Management, MDM, Smart...
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Cramer's week ahead earnings: 'We've got a huge number of companies reporting next week'   
January 25, 2020
Source: CNBC - "We've got a huge number of companies reporting next week, but the biggest story by far will be the coronavirus outbreak," CNBC's Jim Cramer said. "If a high-quality stock gets slammed, and that stock has nothing to do with...
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