Asset Managers Highlights
Why wasn’t the FTC harder on Facebook?   
(Friday - July 26, 2019)
Source: The Verge - Whether it was Cambridge Analytica or falsely promising user control over its use of facial recognition, Facebook messed up — big time. But after months of negotiations with the FTC, Mark Zuckerberg’s leadership was left...
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Nissan to cut 10,000 jobs, reports say   
(Thursday - July 25, 2019)
Source: MarketWatch - YOKOHAMA, Japan — The executives charged with strengthening governance at Nissan are saying extensive job cuts are coming, designed to drive a recovery at the Japanese automaker.
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Forget the Fed — stock-market investors brace for Dow’s busiest week of earnings   
(Monday - July 22, 2019)
Source: MarketWatch - One-third of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.25% and roughly the same share of the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.62% 144 companies, are due to report, making for one of the busiest earning stretches this...
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Bank of America’s stock seesaws to a gain after post-earnings conference call   
(Thursday - July 18, 2019)
Source: MarketWatch - Shares of Bank of America Corp. seesawed toward a gain Wednesday, as the bank lowered its full-year outlook for net interest income, but still expected growth in the face of anticipated interest rate cuts and slowing economic...
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Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite close at new record highs (Monday)   
(Tuesday - July 16, 2019)
Source: CNN Business - Stocks once again closed at a fresh all-time high, surpassing the records they set on Friday, as earnings season kicks off and investors digest economic data from China.
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U.S. proposes barring big tech companies from offering financial services, digital currencies   
(Monday - July 15, 2019)
Source: Reuters - A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion by the Democratic majority that leads the House Financial Services...
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How Sustainable ETFs Let Small Investors Make A Difference - Text/Podcast   
(Monday - July 15, 2019)
Source: Knowledge Wharton - Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that invest in securities with sustainability goals are growing in popularity. According to predictions from BlackRock, the world’s largest asset management firm, sustainable ETF fund assets are...
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Fed Chairman: ‘No One Uses It’ — Bitcoin a Speculative Asset Like Gold   
(Friday - July 12, 2019)
Source: Coin Telegraph - The Chairman of the United States Federal Reserve has said that a globally adopted cryptocurrency system could conceivably remove the need for reserve currencies.
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Wall Street banks bailing on troubled U.S. farm sector   
(Thursday - July 11, 2019)
Source: Reuters - after years of falling farm income and an intensifying U.S.-China trade war - JPMorgan and other Wall Street banks are heading for the exits, according to a Reuters analysis of the farm-loan holdings they reported to the Federal...
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Fed rate cut would ease pressure on China’s central bank, analysts say   
(Thursday - July 11, 2019)
Source: CNBC - A widely expected interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve would give China more breathing room in shoring up its slowing economy, some analysts said.
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