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London Stock Exchange Climate-Friendly Index Makes Me Hopeful

Kevin Grandia | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Call me a crazy optimist, but there is change in the air.

Invest In the Future -- Not in Fossil Fuels

Frances Beinecke | Posted 06.29.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Americans are worried about pollution -- oil trains running through their towns, fracking in their neighborhoods, coal dust in their air. They're worried about what the future will look like for their children if carbon pollution continues unchecked.

To Sell or Not to Sell?

Tom Devonshire | Posted 11.25.2011 | Business
Tom Devonshire

Three years ago Warren Buffett said "Be fearful when everyone is greedy. Be greedy when everyone is fearful." We had just seen a huge crash in worldwi...

Markets Settle After Thursday Bloodbath

PA | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Shell-shocked investors have been spared further heavy losses as stock markets held firm in the wake of Thursday's bloodbath. ...

Europe Shares Suffer Worst Monthly Loss Since Lehman Brothers Collapse

Posted 10.31.2011 | Business

LONDON (Dominic Lau) - European shares suffered their biggest monthly loss in August since Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008, with German stocks p...

World Stocks Still Hung Up On Recession Fears

AP | PAMELA SAMPSON | Posted 10.22.2011 | Business

BANGKOK — Asian stocks mostly inched higher Tuesday after gyrating markets on Wall Street and Europe ended with modest gains. Oil prices rose t...

World Stocks Slide Again On Double-Dip Recession Fears

AP | COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 10.19.2011 | Business

MILAN — Global stocks fell again Friday as fears of a possible U.S. recession combined with ongoing worries over Europe's debt crisis, which is ...

Second Greece Bailout Sends World Stocks Up

AP | Posted 09.21.2011 | Business

LONDON -- Relief at a bailout package for Greece drove global shares higher Friday after European leaders made sweeping changes to a rescue fund in an...

Let's Save the Real Avatar

Bianca Jagger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bianca Jagger

I am surprised that share-tipsters continue to recommend Vedanta as a desirable investment. Regrettably, many shareholders, content to read about the share price, remain silent about Vedanta's detrimental impact on local communities.

Greece Unsettles Markets as US Stocks Weaken

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's borrowing costs shot up Tuesday following a report, later denied, that Athens was seeking to revise a deal hammered ou...

Gloom Envelopes World's Markets

Financial Times | Saskia Scholtes, Michael Mackenzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic concluded their worst week in months on Friday as deepening economic gloom prompted investors to ratchet u...