Oil Companies Will Be Bad Investments Within Five Years, Predicts Survey Of European Fund Managers

By Sharon Kelly, Desmogblog.com -

European fund managers are casting an increasingly skeptical eye towards the oil industry, concluding that the industry’s financial future looks grim, according to a new survey published by a [...]

Stock Buybacks Will Hit $1 Trillion In 2018

By Barry Grey, Wsws.org -

US corporations will buy back their own stock at a record clip of $1 trillion this year, according to an analysis issued by Goldman Sachs on Monday. The Wall Street giant attributed the surge in [...]

Rumors Grow That U.S. Fed Is Propping Up Stock Market

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens, Wallstreetonparade.com -

It’s not every day that three well-credentialed men are willing to put their names and reputations behind the allegation that the U.S. Federal Reserve is rigging the stock market. But that’s [...]

Stock Market Designed To F**k 90% Of Us

By Lee Camp, Redacted Tonight -

As the stock market had its largest one-day drop in decades, what our media won't tell you is that 84% of stock wealth is in the hands of the top 10%. Looking at the stock market to judge the [...]

Investors Finally Facing Up To Climate Change

By Frank Jordans, apnews.com -

Over 200 companies have pledged greater transparency on reporting climate-related risks in their businesses as part of a voluntary program led by U.S. billionaire Michael Bloomberg. The former [...]

After Piketty, The Ownership Revolution

By Gar Alperovitz, www.america.aljazeera.com -

Now that the first round of intellectual debris left in the wake of French economist Thomas Piketty’s explosive best-seller “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” has begun to settle, it may be [...]