Asset Managers Highlights
US economy grew at solid 3.1% rate in first quarter   
(Friday - June 28, 2019)
Source: AP - WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a healthy 3.1% rate in the first three months of this year, but signs are mounting that growth has slowed sharply in the current quarter amid slower global growth and a confidence-shaking...
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The S&P 500 is on track for its best June since 1955   
(Friday - June 28, 2019)
Source: CNN - New York (CNN Business)With one day left, the month is shaping up to be the best June for the S&P 500 in more than 60 years. It's been a roller coaster ride on the way there.
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Goldman Sachs: Market Crash Risk Nearing 60%, Highest Since Financial Crisis   
(Friday - June 28, 2019)
Source: Money and Markets - The U.S. economy is marching toward its longest period of economic expansion, and the Federal Reserve seems intent on keeping that expansion going for as long as possible. But Goldman Sachs doesn’t think everything is as rosy as...
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Why Investors May Need to Pay Attention to Corporate Sustainability Trends   
(Thursday - June 27, 2019)
Source: ETF Trends - In an age of disagreement, sustainability is proving to be an issue that many can rally behind. A sustainable policy sees widespread popularity among consumers and many are choosing to do business with companies based, in part,...
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477 Investors With USD $34 Trillion in Assets Urge G20 Leaders to Keep Global Temperature Rise to 1.5 Degrees Celsius   
(Thursday - June 27, 2019)
Source: 3BL Media - Investors from around the globe are urging world government leaders to step up ambition on climate change and enact strong policies by 2020 to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, including phasing out thermal coal power and...
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Bitcoin soars above $11,000 for the first time in 15 months — now up 170% for the year   
(Monday - June 24, 2019)
Source: CNBC - Bitcoin surged above the $11,000 mark on Monday hitting a more than 15-month high, as a high-profile project from Facebook throws cryptocurrencies back into the spotlight.
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Is value investing dead? It might be and here’s what killed it   
(Monday - June 24, 2019)
Source: CNBC - The classic factor investing strategy of picking stocks with cheap book valuation, embraced by the legendary Warren Buffett, has become increasingly irrelevant thanks to central banks and technology, according to AB Bernstein.
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Goldman Sachs plans to disrupt banking like Amazon did retail, Apple in music   
(Monday - June 24, 2019)
Source: Yahoo Finance - Specifically, the 150-year old bank’s goal is to transform "the distribution and consumption experience of financial services," according to Harit Talwar, the head of global consumer business for Goldman Sachs.
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Gold and oil are soaring to cap a week full of Iran tensions, the Fed, and China trade-war woes   
(Friday - June 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Business Insider - Gold and oil prices have soared this week on the prospect of lower interest rates, rising tensions between the US and Iran, and uncertainty due to the US-China trade war. The oil rally continued on Friday with West Texas...
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Tesla’s second-quarter sales are as good as it gets, Goldman Sachs says   
(Friday - June 21, 2019)
Source: MarketWatch - Tesla Inc. may sell about as many vehicles in the second quarter as Wall Street is predicting, but that could be the high-water mark for the Silicon Valley car maker, analysts at Goldman Sachs said in a note Thursday.
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