Democratic victories in last week’s elections have given new life to efforts to combat climate change through cap-and-trade systems. Advances in distributed ledger technology could kick them into high gear.
Goldman Sachs released its quarterly results last week over Twitter, abandoning the news distribution services it had used since becoming a public company in 1999. It’s welcome news for Twitter, which could use the boost, but not for Businesswire and PRNewswire, the two giants in the news services industry. Silence from the SEC suggests more […]
Did you notice that Apple CEO Timothy Cook sounded a lot like Mitt Romney when he faced a grilling over Apple’s taxes? Both Cook and Romney faced tough questions about their aggressive tax-minimization strategies. Cook and Apple emerged unscathed from the ordeal, while Romney’s candidacy suffered a blow from which it never recovered. Why?
GE is taking its show on the road – literally – with a cross-country bus tour to promote its small business lending program. It’s a brilliant adaptation of old tactics for a new-media age.
We are pleased to offer a guest post on how companies can use LinkedIn to advance their business, while controlling the risks associated with a highly visible social-media presence.
This is a significant step that will help bring IR into the social media realm, where investors large and small are increasingly spending their time.
ISDA’s Media Comment blog offers a great critique of the Wall Street Journal’s coverage of the process to determine whether Greek sovereign credit default swaps have experienced a credit event as a result of the country’s latest debt restructuring.
It was appalling to read news reports that US Air Force officials dumped the remains of victims of the 9/11 terror attacks in a landfill. I can think of nothing more distressing for a victim’s family, nor shameful for a country, than to learn that these remains were treated so carelessly. Perhaps the time has […]
Court Upholds Europe’s Plan to Charge Airlines for Carbon Emissions http://s.nyt.com/u/8xsl
Here’s a brief update to my post on climate risk: Today’s New York Times reports on the disappearance of climate change from the US policy agenda. Abandoned by President Obama and scorned by Republicans, climate-change policy is dormant in the US, even while other nations take patient steps to control carbon emissions. The Times piece […]