Month: December 2019

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg at COP 24, the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Katowice, Poland on 5 December, 2018. Photo by Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images Investing for climate change had been a niche on Wall Street, often generating sub-par returns, but in the coming
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A sign displayed on Bruckner Building reads ‘Commercial Space Available’ in the Port Morris neighborhood of the Bronx borough of New York. For a limited time, investors who develop real estate or fund businesses in opportunity zones are able to defer capital gains on profits earned elsewhere and completely eliminate them on new investments in
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Ousted Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn issued a statement on Tuesday confirming reports that he’s left Japan and is now in Lebanon. “I am now in Lebanon and will no longer be held hostage by a rigged Japanese justice system where guilt is presumed, discrimination is rampant, and basic human rights are denied, in flagrant disregard
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Logo and mascot ‘Ali cattle’ at the headquarters of Alibaba Group in Hangzhou. Zhang Peng | LightRocket | Getty Images Technology and bank stocks in Asia dominated the top picks for analysts in 2019, as shares in the region made strong gains this year. Mainland Chinese stocks also rallied this year, with the Shanghai composite
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U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Monday morning. At around 2:00 a.m. ET, Dow futures climbed 23 points, indicating a slightly higher open of just 2 points. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes were also marginally higher. U.S. equities have enjoyed a strong rally in December, with the main indexes hitting record highs last
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Anti-aging products claim to make you look younger by reducing, hiding, or preventing the signs of aging. High-end anti-aging products are some of the most expensive single-use items in the world, but, according to skin experts, the lavish ingredients inside aren’t guaranteed or necessarily proven to be more effective than standard moisturizing ingredients. MORE SO
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Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) — Bloomberg Businessweek’s Sam Grobart sits down with Nick Offerman, star of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” and the author of Paddle Your Own Canoe, a tongue-in-cheek guide to manliness. (Source: Bloomberg) — Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg Bloomberg Television offers extensive coverage and analysis of international business news and stories of
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