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Paradoxically, Lower Interest Rates Are a Negative for Banks

August 20, 2019

Normally, investors view declining rates as a positive for banks. In today’s low rate environment, a reduction in rates is more...

By Sean Ryan  |  Companies and Markets

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June 24, 2019

The Growing Crisis at Eskom Holdings Drags Down the South African Economy

Problems at Eskom Holdings, South Africa's only power utility, are having adverse impacts on the overall economy.

By Raksha Gosai  |  Market and Economics

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June 17, 2019

Decomposing Environmental Impacts By Sector

In this article, the components of environmental impact are decomposed into the following as defined by TruCost: Greenhouse Gas...

By Greg Botto  |  Market and Economics

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June 13, 2019

Evaluating Companies With Strong Protections for LGBTQ Employees

Companies are increasingly realizing that establishing supportive LGBTQ policies makes good business sense.

By Sara B. Potter, CFA  |  Market and Economics

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June 10, 2019

The Butterfly Effect of a Disruption to Global Supply Chains

“A property of chaotic systems by which small changes in initial conditions can lead to large-scale and unpredictable variation...

By Harmony Zhou  |  Market and Economics

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May 29, 2019

Global Economic Forecast: Rising Trade Tensions Are Hurting Global Growth

Looking ahead to 2019 and 2020, both the IMF and OECD believe that risks to the global growth outlook skew to the downside.

By Sara B. Potter, CFA  |  Market and Economics

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March 12, 2019

Lower Growth Forecasts for the Eurozone In the Face of Weak Domestic and External Factors

As the final results from Q4 2018 have come in for the eurozone,both the OECD and ECB have been forced to drastically cut their...

By Sara B. Potter, CFA  |  Market and Economics

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