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17.08.2018

Chicago teachers pension fund divesting from private prisons

The Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund's board of trustees voted on Friday to phase out investments in companies that run private prisons or immigrant detention centers, saying the businesses have an...
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17.08.2018

Trump backs CEOs, proposes easing corporate reporting rules

U.S. President Donald Trump asked securities regulators to explore replacing quarterly reporting requirements with half-yearly filings at the urging of executives including PepsiCo Chief Executive...
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17.08.2018

Trump asks SEC to mull half-year corporate filings

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to study the impact of allowing companies to file reports with the financial regulator every six...
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17.08.2018

It will be tough for Trump's SEC to overhaul reporting rules

U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that he wanted the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to explore doing away with quarterly corporate reports, replacing them with filings every six...
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17.08.2018

SEC says it continues to study frequency of company reporting

The Securities and Exchange Commission will continue to study the frequency of public company reporting after President Donald Trump called on the agency to consider shifting from quarterly to...
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17.08.2018

SEC moves to ease information disclosure requirements

The top U.S. securities regulator on Friday said it had voted to simplify and update requirements for disclosing information that it considers redundant or outdated, with the aim of reducing...
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17.08.2018

Kill quarterly reporting? Some investors ring alarm bells

Less reporting by U.S. corporations could put shareholders in the dark, allow companies to drift off course and even make U.S. stocks less attractive and create less public company investment, some...
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17.08.2018

U.S. value stocks capitalize on 'FANG' stumbles, with room to run

The summer roller-coaster in two of the four big-cap 'FANG' names - Facebook Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Netflix Inc and Google-parent Alphabet Inc - has led to a shift, albeit slight, into value stocks.
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17.08.2018

Investors flee risk as bear markets multiply: BAML

Investors pulled billions from equities this week, shifting into bonds and high dividend-yielding sectors as Turkey's currency crisis sparked a global selloff and emerging markets entered bear...
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16.08.2018

First crack at Musk could give top Tesla funds an edge

Information about Elon Musk's efforts to take Tesla Inc private is scarce. But some small investors wonder if top funds have an edge.
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16.08.2018

Australia's AMP back in inquiry hot seat as pension transfers challenged

Australia's No.1 retirement and wealth management company AMP Ltd paid hundreds of millions of dollars from customers' retirement accounts to its subsidiaries without proper documentation, an inquiry...
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16.08.2018

U.S. banks teach financial literacy with hands-on experience

Last year, Abbey Jones’ high school routine had a twist. For 45 minutes each week, she became one of 15 student tellers at the Community Spirit Bank branch at Red Bay High School in Red Bay, Alabama.
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16.08.2018

Retirement success: focus on the paycheck, not a savings number

Steve Vernon is an expert on numbers - but please do not ask him for your “number” - that is, the amount you need to save to insure a successful retirement.
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16.08.2018

Why Americans are more cautious about the cost of college

CHICAGO - Since he was in fourth grade, Dennis Nolte’s stepson Jacob has been tacking Massachusetts Institute of Technology posters to his bedroom wall and dreaming of attending some day.
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15.08.2018

Be humble, be frugal: Life lessons from Big Sick's Showalter

Michael Showalter’s path to success in Hollywood has as many plot twists as the movies he directs, which include the hit romantic comedy "The Big Sick."
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15.08.2018

SEC charges Ameriprise for not safeguarding client assets

Ameriprise Financial Services Inc will pay $4.5 million to settle charges that it failed to safeguard client assets after five of its representatives allegedly stole more than $1 million, the U.S....
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15.08.2018

Major Tesla shareholders trimmed stakes last quarter: filings

Two major Tesla Inc shareholders cut their stakes in the electric automaker during the second quarter, before Chief Executive Elon Musk announced he would try to take the company private earlier this...
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15.08.2018

Ackman's Pershing Square trimmed ADP stake in second-quarter: filing

William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management trimmed its stake in Automatic Data Processing by selling 3.7 million common shares in the second quarter, a regulatory filing on Tuesday showed.
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14.08.2018

Berkshire boosts Goldman, Teva stakes; buys more Apple

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc boosted its investments in Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd during the second quarter and confirmed it has expanded...
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14.08.2018

Activist Starboard Value halves its stake in Newell: filing

Hedge fund Starboard Value said on Tuesday that it sold half of its stake in consumer products company Newell Brands, whose chief executive officer it sought to replace, about four months after...
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