Taking a whiff of the marijuana flower.
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A business ethicist explores whether cannabis stocks fit in with a socially responsible approach to investing.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon currently chairs the Business Roundtable.
A group of America's most powerful CEOs said companies should no longer merely focus on maximizing shareholder wealth. A business professor explains why it's not a big deal.
Even the pros don’t know what’s up.
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A growing number of investors, policymakers and others say the US economy may be at risk of spiraling downward. A finance professor explains how to ride it out.
Sarah Churchill was an adroit investor and savvy political operative.
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While the film introduces viewers to women who were important political figures in British history, it doesn't quite capture just how much power and influence these women actually wielded.
John C. Bogle, founder of Vanguard Group, died in January.
The index fund revolutionized investing for millions. Its founder died on Jan. 16.
Waves from a 2012 superstorm crash into a seawall and buildings along the coast near Boston Harbor.
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As the expected costs of climate change grow, cities are on the frontlines of adapting to sea level rise and more intense storms – and finding ways to pay for it.
Market volatility and value fluctuations are scaring some investors away from Bitcoin – but stablecoins could be one solution.
Spotify goes premium.
Spotify chose an unconventional route for its listing on the New York Stock Exchange. But its gutsy move will be a worry for the banks and doesn't guarantee a net benefit for the company.
Masculine words and metaphors are frequently used in financial language.
The stock market is littered with metaphors made by and for men, so it's no wonder women don't feel as comfortable in investing.
The new way of getting investors involved through crowdfunding will be treated just like any normal share issue — without any special tax offsets, write-offs or capital gains tax relief at all.
New crowd-sourced funding legislation for startups is meant to provide incentives for investors - but it doesn't quite achieve that goal.
The coal-fired Plant Scherer, one of the top carbon dioxide emitters in the United States, stands in the distance in Juliette, Ga.
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In the age of climate change, investors have different ideas about financial risk. Green bonds take social, environmental and governance issues into consideration, and could help fight climate change.
Islamic markets were not rocked by the 2007-08 financial as much as conventional markets.
There are many advantages to listing on a stock exchange.
Despite some recent problems, there are many advantages to going public.
Traders react with dismay after stocks plunged in September 2008 following the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
Instead, we need to burn the entire system of financial regulation to the ground and replace it with something that supports investing the way it's done today.
APRA and its chairman Wayne Bryes may be more prescriptive on lending rules in an attempt to curb rising house prices.
The government's unwillingness to consider changing the tax system to fix housing affordability, makes it more likely that APRA may have to become even more prescriptive with its lending criteria.
Impact investing emerged in 2007 out of global discussions on how to mobilise more capital to tackle societal problems.
Impact investments are designed to achieve a measurable social or environmental – as well as financial – return.
Generation X and Y are equally, if not more aggressive than baby boomers when investing in property.
Business Briefing: how the attitudes of the next generation are changing the property market.
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There's been a shift in attitudes to the property market over generations, from owning a home as a right, to owning a home as a commodity.
Young women in the survey showed less interest and knowledge on long-term investments.
Young women are are confident in implementing budgeting and savings strategies, but lack the knowledge and confidence required to implement long-term financial strategies, a new pilot study finds.
The singling out of tobacco giant Philip Morris raises questions about how Australia goes about forming trade deals.
The arbitrary treatment of comapnies like Philip Morris is unsettling and does not engender confidence – two basic ingredients required in trade and investment.
ASX took a wrong bet with Blockchain.
What a difference a year makes. In January 2016, ASX was bathing in the warm glow of having been acclaimed by Blythe Masters, an American super saleswoman and head of a Blockchain start-up called Digital…