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  • Seismic Shifts To Redefine The Landscape Of Philanthropy
    Seismic Shifts To Redefine The Landscape Of Philanthropy

    How many are incorporating charitable values into purchases, investments and where they work

    A major shift is underway in how people give, the tools they use and even what motivates them, according to a new report by Fidelity Charitable based on a survey of nearly 4,000 philanthropic individuals who gave at least $1,000 to charity in the previous year.
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  • For New Hedge Funds, Equity Strategies Remained In High Demand
    For New Hedge Funds, Equity Strategies Remained In High Demand

    Despite all the disruption of 2020, there was a fair degree of consistency with past years

    While the early part of 2020 was challenging for new hedge fund managers, equity launches in particular were big gatherers of capital as the year progressed, according to The Seward & Kissel New Hedge Fund Study, an annual study of newly launched hedge funds.
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  • Testing The Limits Of Reflation
    Testing The Limits Of Reflation

    And measuring the new ‘tilt’ toward portfolio construction

    Global investment firm KKR today announced the release of Testing the Limits of Reflation by Henry McVey, Head of Global Macro and Asset Allocation (GMAA). In the new Insights piece, McVey and his team delve into several key macro areas that they believe warrant particular attention from investors in a period of pronounced reflation.
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  • Integrating AI-Driven Expert Access Into The Client Investment Process
    Integrating AI-Driven Expert Access Into The Client Investment Process

    Sell-side Research is changing with expert access an increasing focus for investors

    Lynk, an AI-driven knowledge-as-a-service platform, and UBS, the world’s leading global wealth manager and a provider of financial services, are collaborating to help UBS’s institutional clients globally to enhance the integration of expert access into their investment process.
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  • The U.S. Is Now The World’s Most Attractive Market For Renewables Investment
    The U.S. Is Now The World’s Most Attractive Market For Renewables Investment

    By 2030, onshore/offshore wind and solar will comprise 80% of new capacity

    As the Biden Administration aims to significantly increase federal investment in renewable energy under the American Jobs Plan, the United States already ranks as the most attractive market for renewables investment, according to results from a new ranking by IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.
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  • Forty Percent Of Adult Children Question If Mom Is Financially Prepared For The Future
    Forty Percent Of Adult Children Question If Mom Is Financially Prepared For The Future

    So, why aren’t they taking the time to talk to her about it?

    As the country prepares to celebrate Mother’s Day, 40% of adult children question if their mother is financially prepared for the future. Yet, only 28% have had a conversation about her financial preparedness in the past year, according to a new Mother’s Day poll from Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) and CivicScience.
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  • A Quarter Of American Taxpayers Don’t Have A Financial Plan
    A Quarter Of American Taxpayers Don’t Have A Financial Plan

    How the tax-return can become a powerful financial planning tool

    For some people, submitting their tax return to the IRS is a relief as they put the paperwork out of sight, and out of mind, until next year. Others recognize that tax time is the perfect time to plan for the future while all the documents are readily available.
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  • Closing the Digital Divide
    Closing the Digital Divide

    What are the costs to the U.S. economy for broadband access?

    The COVID-19 pandemic forced much of the U.S. population to trade classrooms, offices and conference rooms for at-home screens. Many Americans were left stranded by inadequate or unaffordable access to internet connectivity or mobile devices.
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  • Mother’s Day: Remembering All They Do to Protect the Ones They Love
    Mother’s Day: Remembering All They Do to Protect the Ones They Love

    This is time to celebrate and honor mothers everywhere

    COVID-19 has highlighted all the ways mothers care for and protect their families. For many moms, the pandemic disrupted their work and home life as they dealt with working from home, school closings and child care disruptions. It also added to their stress.
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  • Latest IBD/TIPP Poll Shows Dip in Economic Optimism
    Latest IBD/TIPP Poll Shows Dip in Economic Optimism

    Presidential Leadership and National Outlook Indexes also decline while Financial Related Stress Index creeps up

    The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index, a leading national poll on consumer confidence, ended its streak of four consecutive months with improved optimism. The May index showed a 3.5% decline, with a dip in all three of its components.
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  • Looking Forward, Americans Confidence In Short Term Goals Is Rising
    Looking Forward, Americans Confidence In Short Term Goals Is Rising

    Though for many, long term focus is still unclear

    New data released today by New York Life found that over the course of the past year, Americans feel more confident in their short-term financial goals, including in the status of their savings and the ability to pay their bills month-to-month.
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  • The Push For Responsible Investing
    The Push For Responsible Investing

    From the United Nations to nations and states, regulators and representatives are aligning with climate risk and social responsibility

    The insurance industry controls trillions of dollars of assets, mostly invested in low-profile, stable monetary vehicles that fly under the radar. But these investments now are attracting greater scrutiny related to their impact on environmental, social and governance issues.
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  • 38% Of Workers Say Pandemic Contributed To A Career Setback
    38% Of Workers Say Pandemic Contributed To A Career Setback

    Gen Z professionals most likely to feel stuck

    According to new research from global staffing firm Robert Half, 38% of professionals said their career has stalled since the start of the pandemic — and that number jumps to 66% for those ages 18 to 24. In a separate poll, 59% of senior managers revealed that they postponed promoting top performers due to the…
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