Peter Fusaro, of Global Change Associates, was ahead of his time 13 years ago, when he first launched the Wall Street Green Summit and he still is. Instead of a summit for traders looking for "green companies," the intimate Columbia Club hosted leaders from big government and multinationals,...
Investing in marijuana stocks has been one of the most popular trades over the past three years. Some pot producers have delivered astonishing returns on speculations that the companies that produce the commodity will hit the jackpot once Canada legalizes cannabis for recreational use. That's set to happen next...
Even with the best intentions and emerging tools, the current investment framework makes it difficult to match investment portfolios to values. Tufts University students rally calls for the administration to divest its fossil fuels holdings. Courtesy Boston Globe In recent years, digital technology has given the public more access to...
European shares rebound from Asia, US selloffs; futures hold steadily green SPX, Dow and Russell 2000 slip into negative territory YTD; all US majors hit worst monthly performance since 2008 NASDAQ joins Russell 2000 in official correction Key Events European shares rebounded from a lower open this morning after Asian markets took...
European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi stopped short of simply saying “trust me” at his Thursday, following the meeting of the governing council of the ECB. But he did try to defuse some of the economic tensions in Europe by expressing his personal confidence that reasonable...
This post is co-authored by Sofia Santos Today, the green economy represents at least 4 trillion euros, growing at 4% per year, and the investment in clean energy has reached 300 billion USD, 25% of which has been invested by European countries and another 25% by China. On the...
Recently I was having a conversation with a private banker who manages wealth portfolios, and she lamented the difficulty of getting her HNW clients interested in Impact Investing. She was recounting to me the challenges she was having in getting her HNW clients interested in Impact Investing. Having...
It’s one of the most toxic metals known to man. And investors who took positive bets on this year are now feeling its poisonous effects on their portfolios. Down 26 percent this year on worries over demand from China—its top market, currently writhing from what could also be...
Altitude Two, a capital growth focused private equity fund, has been created to benefit investors with investments qualifying for two significant HMRC reliefs: Business Property Relief and Investor Relief. The fund is rapidly approaching its first close target. Overall, the fund is looking to deliver...
US futures rebound; STOXX Europe 600, Hang Seng tick higher on HSBC earnings beats boosts Oil, yen and gold fall on dollar strength Yields enter downtrend on investors' flight to safety Key Events Europe shares opened higher and US futures rebounded this morning, shaking off the negative sentiment permeating Asian markets as...