Philanthropy holds immense promise in the 21st century. Global giving is growing and gaining visibility, creating opportunities never seen before. Recent years have seen a marked and promising change — giving wealthy individuals, families and corporations the opportunity to give more, to do it more strategically and to increase the impact of their social investments.
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Bond market volatility is on the verge of a comeback, according to Sit Investment Associates’ Bryce Doty. On CNBC’s “Futures Now,” Doty predicted the 10-year Treasury yield won’t stay under 3 percent much longer. “It’s going to be kind of turbulent,” the senior portfolio manager said Tuesday. “I’m still expecting some more white-knuckle moments.” Doty
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Media and telecommunications stocks shot higher in extended trading Tuesday after a federal judge ruled in AT&T’s favor on its $85 billion deal to acquire of Time Warner. Time Warner shares traded more than 5 percent higher in aftermarket trading. The widely anticipated ruling comes amid pent-up interest in forging combinations across the entertainment and
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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell on Tuesday: Shares of Time Warner surged more than 4 percent in extended trading, after a federal judge approved a proposed takeover by AT&T. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon imposed no conditions on the $85.4 billion deal, which the U.S. Department of Justice sued to
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Daniel Kahneman, a Nobel Prize-winning economist, said Tuesday financial advisors still play a major role in the finance world — despite recent technological disruptions in the industry — as they act as therapists for investors. As an advisor, you have to find out “what the client’s needs are, what the client’s capabilities are in terms
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Millennials are going all-in when it comes to using exchange-traded funds in their investment portfolios. In fact, almost everyone — 96 percent — who responded to a recent Charles Schwab survey said they considered the passive index-tracking securities “a necessary part” of their investment strategy, and 91 percent said ETFs are their “investment vehicle of
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The U.S. Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday voted to approve Richard Clarida and Michelle Bowman as Federal Reserve governors, sending their nominations to the full senate for a confirmation vote. The Republican-controlled committee advanced Clarida’s nomination 20-5 and Bowman’s 18-7. Seven of the panel’s 12 Democrats backed Clarida and five voted in favor of Bowman.
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A top Wall Street firm is getting more optimistic on Twitter’s prospects. J.P. Morgan raised its price target to $50 from $39 for the social media company’s shares, citing improving conversations with advertisers. “We are raising our estimates on TWTR shares as we believe advertising momentum is strengthening, particularly among large marketers,” analyst Doug Anmuth
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J.P. Morgan added Weight Watchers to the firm’s list of “overweight” stocks, saying the weight loss company is poised for “outsized” growth as it looks to add more big-name celebrities through its partnership with Oprah Winfrey. “Management stabilized the trajectory … by revamping its points program, significantly improving the mobile platform, and recruiting pivotal social
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