Money

Land O’Lakes CEO: Farmers Are in Crisis—and America Isn’t Paying Attention

Imagine, if you can, a computer virus that cut the productivity of Apple, Google, and Facebook in half. Or try to imagine Wall Street’s investment bankers seeing a season’s worth of deals washed away. Such calamities would dominate our nation’s news and drive swift political action. Yet that is precisely what America’s farmers face right …

Land O’Lakes CEO: Farmers Are in Crisis—and America Isn’t Paying Attention Read More »

Who Is Don McGahn? Former White House Counsel Is Embroiled in Trump Investigation

Former White House Counsel Don McGahn has been embroiled in congressional conflict over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report almost as much as Attorney General William Barr, but Barr’s prominent position often overshadows the important role McGahn could play in the ongoing investigation into alleged obstruction of justice. McGahn, who resigned from his position in October, …

Who Is Don McGahn? Former White House Counsel Is Embroiled in Trump Investigation Read More »

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Swears He Is ‘Not an Activist’

Marc Benioff would have you believe he’s not the revolutionist everyone perceives him to be. The Salesforce founder, co-CEO, and chairman paints himself as a reluctant participant in the social strifes of the day, dragged into fighting battles on behalf of his workforce. By presenting himself not as a firebrand but as a manifestation of …

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Swears He Is ‘Not an Activist’ Read More »

Apple Has a Backup Plan If the U.S.-China Trade War Triggers iPhone Tariffs

Apple Inc. has a backup plan if the U.S.-China trade war gets out of hand. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company’s primary manufacturing partner has enough capacity to make all iPhones bound for the U.S. outside of China if necessary, according to a senior executive at Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. The Taiwanese contract manufacturer now makes …

Apple Has a Backup Plan If the U.S.-China Trade War Triggers iPhone Tariffs Read More »

These 3 Socially Conscious Strategies Can Boost a Company’s Bottom Line

The stocks of strong corporate citizens generally outperform their rivals over the long term. For socially conscious investors, that raises a chicken-and-egg question: Do companies that perform well by ESG measures (or the practice of evaluating and screening companies based on their environmental, social or governance efforts) beat the market because they’re already well-run? Or …

These 3 Socially Conscious Strategies Can Boost a Company’s Bottom Line Read More »