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To train more workers, companies turn to virtual reality
on January 22, 2020 at 11:13 am
The future of employee training involves no embarrassing role-playing in front of new colleagues or boring web modules which take an hour each to click through.
Which company just hit $1 trillion? Google it.
on January 17, 2020 at 9:51 am
As Google-parent Alphabet Inc became on Thursday the fourth U.S. company to top a market value of more than $1 trillion, some funds holding its shares are wondering whether now is the time to cash in...
'Green is good.' Is Wall Street's new motto sustainable?
on January 16, 2020 at 2:16 pm
If you have gone to Goldman Sachs Group Inc's internet home page since mid-December, it would be reasonable to wonder if you had stumbled into some kind of parallel universe.
Activist hedge funds stepped up calls for asset sales and spin-offs in 2019: data
on January 15, 2020 at 4:04 pm
Hedge funds that push for change at corporations stepped up their demands for asset spin-offs and sales last year, making them part of nearly half of all activist investor campaigns waged in 2019,...
ValueAct's Ubben cheers BlackRock's new stance on climate change
on January 15, 2020 at 3:58 pm
Investor Jeffrey Ubben, already betting there is money to be made from coaxing corporations into being better citizens, gained an ally on Tuesday when BlackRock Inc chief Laurence Fink told companies...
In next war, soldiers will leave their smartphones at home: Peter Apps
on January 14, 2020 at 12:04 pm
As the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division departed for the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, their divisional commander gave a simple order. All personnel entering...
Your money: Avoid divorce money regrets by taking control now
on January 14, 2020 at 5:25 am
Emotions -- and expenses -- often run high during a divorce, but people and their bank accounts can bounce back given enough time. A new study from Fidelity Investments, released Tuesday, shows that...
Risk of pension meltdown grows due to inaction by U.S. Congress
on January 7, 2020 at 1:24 pm
The window is closing on the chance to avert a pension meltdown that will slash the retirement benefits of more than a million U.S. workers.
Your Money: Ditch the Resolution - Do a year-end review instead
on January 2, 2020 at 6:56 pm
It is hardly a secret that people rarely stick to New Year's resolutions - only about 8% of people actually make it to the finish line with their goals, according to studies from the University of...
How risky ETFs won the decade - and why they might not repeat that performance
on December 24, 2019 at 10:45 am
Exchange-traded funds that use leverage to offer double or triple the daily return of benchmark U.S. stock indexes rank among the 10 top-performing funds of the decade, with returns that in some...