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100% Increase in S&P 500 Companies Citing 'ESG' on Earnings Calls in Q2 vs. Q1

September 20, 2019

At the sector level, the Financials (7) sector had the highest number of companies discussing “ESG” on Q2 earnings calls of all...

By John Butters  |  Companies and Earnings

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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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February 26, 2019

South Africa’s Economy Snaps Out of Recession, But Is It Out of the Woods?

While South Africa's new president has rekindled hopes of an economic renaissance, but the country still faces serious challenges.

By Raksha Gosai  |  Market and Economics

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December 17, 2018

The Revenge of Traditional Investment Research and the Persistence of Financial Anomalies

hether these return patterns reflect reward for bearing risk or whether they are reliable sources of true alpha, they have...

By John Guerard  |  Market and Economics

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