Human Rights/Labor Rights
Former rival leases vacant Babies "R" Us location in Triad   
January 23, 2020
Source: The Business Journals - A former Babies "R" Us store in the Triad is under renovation, and a familiar tenant is expected to open there in May. The 44,554-square-foot Greensboro store at 1214 Bridford Parkway, next to Target in the Wendover Place...
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Ex-Pharmaceutical Exec to Be Sentenced for Pushing Opioid   
January 23, 2020
Source: U.S. News & World Report - BOSTON (AP) — The founder of an Arizona pharmaceutical company is expected to be sentenced in Boston's federal court Thursday for his role in a bribery and kickback scheme that prosecutors said helped fuel the opioid...
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Trump Announces New Push for WTO Reform: Davos Update   
January 22, 2020
Source: Bloomberg on MSN.com - (Bloomberg) -- The rich and powerful are in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum’s 50th annual meeting, and the gathering is being closely watched to see how the global elite aims to tackle problems they helped...
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JPMorgan Stock Is Slumping. ‘Star Wars’ Creator George Lucas Scooped Up More Shares.   
January 22, 2020
Source: Barron's - As the new year got under way, Star Wars creator George Lucas increased his investment in JPMorgan Chase stock. JPMorgan stock (ticker: JPM) had a strong showing in 2019. Shares of the bank soared 42.8% last year, topping the...
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SDG Reviews ‘Paul, Apostle of Christ’   
January 22, 2020
Source: National Catholic Register - Jim Caviezel co-stars as St. Luke the Evangelist in Affirm Films’ drama about the last days of St. Paul and the struggles of the Roman Christian community in the days of Nero. Steven D. Greydanus “I expected...
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Apple's new Foxconn inspections could start chain reaction   
January 22, 2020
Source: CNET - Apple said it has asked the Fair Labor Association to audit the company’s Foxconn factories in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China. The move comes after Apple has taken heat for working conditions in its supply chain. According to...
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Going climate neutral will cost trillions of dollars: Credit Suisse CEO   
January 22, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - Creating a healthier planet won’t come cheap. A “massive investment” will be needed to reach carbon neutrality, Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam said on a panel Wednesday at the World Economic Forum. Thiam put...
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Sainsbury Badly Needs Vision to Combat Amazon and Aldi   
January 22, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - (Bloomberg Opinion) -- Almost a year since competition authorities dealt a mortal blow to J Sainsbury Plc’s $9.1 billion plan to buy Walmart Inc.’s Asda, Mike Coupe is stepping down as chief executive officer of...
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Gulfport Energy: 2020 Is Shaping Up To Be A Wasted Year   
January 22, 2020
Source: Seeking Alpha - Gulfport is now looking at slightly negative cash flow in 2020 based on strip, despite a significant amount of hedges. Low $2 natural gas also results in poor economics for Utica Shale wells. Gulfport is likely to spend below...
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Activist Hedge Fund Elliott Sells Stakes in Hyundai Motor Companies: Paper   
January 22, 2020
Source: U.S. News & World Report - Elliott held more than $1 billion (£710.6 million) worth of shares in Hyundai Motor , Kia Motors and Hyundai Mobis , an Elliott unit said in April 2018. But it was not on the December 2019 year-end list of ...
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