Category: Business and Economy

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Pull out or perish: behind Blackrock’s grand exit from coal

BlackRock, the world’s biggest fund, is quitting thermal coal. The move by the $10 trillion fund has stunned financial markets. While the people protest in the streets, progressive analysts such as IEEFA’s Buckley, who had lobbied hard for the BlackRock decision, protest about climate change to global finance bosses

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Sweet spot helping bull market rampage

https://www.firstlinks.com.au/article/sweet-spot-bull-market-rampageSince the beginning of 2013, the real S&P500, which is adjusted for inflation, has risen by almost 200% and apart from two bouts of volatility in 2015/2016...

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Compromised: Genie Energy and the Murdoch media’s climate denial

Rupert Murdoch, Dick Cheney, former CIA director James Woolsey, former US Treasury head Larry Summers, former US Energy Secretary Bill Richardson, hedge fund boss Michael Steinhardt and Jacob Rothschild have something in common. They are all on the board of oil and gas explorer, Genie Energy. Gas industry whistleblower Simone

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