Wall Street starts new financial year in style, Dow Jones jumps 322 points

[view original post] NEW YORK, New York – U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday, a day after major across-the-board sell-offs. “Consensus estimates for 2022 and 2023 remain largely unchanged from the start of the year, even though stock prices have declined considerably since then. Weak guidance could finally force cuts...

A$AP Rocky’s 2019 Arrest Nearly Sparked Trade War Between US And Sweden

[view original post] Former President Donald Trump allegedly threatened Sweden if they did not release rapper ASAP Rocky from their custody. According to TMZ, Morgan Johansson, Sweden’s Justice Minister, revealed that Trump strong-armed the country to release the rapper by imposing possible trade restrictions between the United States and...

Stock Market Today: Stocks Catch a Second Wind to Start Second Half

[view original post] U.S. equities managed to escape negative territory Friday and finish in the black despite some downbeat economic data – a welcome beginning to 2022’s second half after a dreadful performance through the midway point. Front and center Friday was the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) manufacturing...

How Russia's war blindsided the world of ESG investing

[view original post] By Ross Kerber and Tommy Wilkes BOSTON/LONDON (Reuters) – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has exposed a gap in socially-minded investing – a hands-off approach to geopolitics and human rights. Before Moscow sent troops into Ukraine on Feb. 24, Sberbank, a Kremlin-backed bank already the target of...