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10:18 a.m. March 5, 2021 - By Victor Reklaitis
All of President Biden’s key executive orders — in one chart New president also deploys memorandums, proclamations, other executive actionsAs people and markets around the world adjust to having Joe Biden as U.S. president, a key factor is what the veteran Democratic politician aims to accomplish without having to work with Congress.
11:33 a.m. March 2, 2021 - Barrons.com
Stocks Slide One Day After Stunning Rally The dynamic was a familiar one: concerns over rising bond yields remained in the spotlight, alongside optimism about the economic recovery and vaccine rollout.
9:21 a.m. March 2, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
Gary Gensler signals support for climate, workforce diversity disclosure requirements in confirmation hearingsPresident Joe Biden's nominees to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau faced tough questions from the Senate Banking Committee during their confirmation hearing Tuesday.
3:24 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Jon Swartz
House members assail Big Tech (again), consider changes to antitrust lawThe House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law held the first in a planned series of hearings to 'consider legislative proposals to address the rise and abuse of market power online and to modernize the antitrust laws.'
2:39 p.m. Feb. 24, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Blackouts bring up 'a four-letter word' in Texas: RegulationThe emerging response to a winter catastrophe that caused one of the worst power outages in U.S. history is not the usual one in Texas: Demands for more regulation.
3:33 a.m. Feb. 19, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Federal Reserve starts playing catch-up on climate change Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard on Thursday outlined the work the central bank is undertaking to protect the financial system from climate-change risk.
12:49 p.m. Feb. 17, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Rick Perry says Texans would rather go without electricity than give the federal government more power over themThe former U.S. energy secretary and one-time Texas governor was speaking ‘partly rhetorically,’ said House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy
4:06 a.m. Feb. 14, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies In a year marked by a pandemic, recession, and social unrest, companies found their conscience—and shareholders benefited.
3:34 a.m. Feb. 8, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
To address climate change, the SEC should require corporations to disclose more information about their risksTo make informed decisions about how to allocate capital and manage risks, investors and the public need complete, comparable, and reliable information about companies’ climate risk. 
2:30 a.m. Feb. 4, 2021 - Barrons.com
Changes Are Coming to Financial Regulation. What It Means for Investors. Investors big and small could benefit from rules that boost transparency and financial protections, while the financial-services industry can look forward to stricter rules and tougher enforcement.
6:34 a.m. Feb. 2, 2021 - Barrons.com
Cameco Gets Boost From Sunnier Outlook for Nuclear Plants Bank of America analyst says a delay in U.S. plant closures could increase demand for uranium.
3:10 a.m. Feb. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
The GameStop Revolt Has Just Begun Online renegades took the investing world by storm. Investors can ignore some of the silliness, but the market may never be the same.
3:08 a.m. Jan. 27, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: GameStop Stock Won’t Stop Climbing—and the Risks Are Rising GameStop trading draws attention from state regulator, the global economy is improving, acting Capitol Hill police chief apologizes for security lapses, and other news to start your day.
3:07 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: The Stock Market Is Falling Because Covid Fears Are Back Senate Democrats reject GOP power-sharing demands, Bitcoin prices plunges, American vaccine effort picks up pace, and other news to start your day.
10:00 a.m. Jan. 14, 2021 - Barrons.com
Exxon’s on a 9-Day Winning Streak. Here’s Why. The oil giant is “back from the dividend-cut brink.”
10:06 a.m. Jan. 8, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
What investors are missing about Qualcomm, an oft-misunderstood chip company The company is positioned for massive revenue and profit growth as the chip maker diversifies.
6:10 a.m. Dec. 16, 2020 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Federal Reserve steps up climate-change response and gets immediate backlash from some House Republicans A Federal Reserve that's increasingly worried about climate change's impact on the financial system still should not hold regulated banks responsible for accurately calculating such long-term risks via stress test, a group of Republican lawmakers wrote to the central bank's leadership this week.
3:16 p.m. Dec. 11, 2020 - Barrons.com
Will the FTC’s Suit Against Facebook Stifle M&A? Probably Not. The Federal Trade Commission’s case against Facebook turns on two acquisitions, Instagram and What’sApp. Despite that, it’s unlikely that M&A deals, particularly in tech, won’t continue to get done.
1:08 p.m. Dec. 11, 2020 - By Victor Reklaitis
Here's what Biden's first 100 days could mean for health care, energy and more key sectors Joe Biden’s actions in his first 100 days as president will ripple across the U.S. economy, including major industries.
11:17 a.m. Dec. 10, 2020 - By Victor Reklaitis
Here's what Biden's first 100 days could mean for health care, energy and more key sectors Joe Biden’s actions in his first 100 days as president will ripple across the U.S. economy, including major industries.
5:30 a.m. Dec. 10, 2020 - Barrons.com
Dominion Energy’s Dividend Cut Shows the Danger of High Debt “The bottom line was that Dominion got overextended,” says John Bartlett, a portfolio manager and analyst at Reaves Asset Management. Plus, an analyst turns bullish on the Dividend Aristocrats, and TJX Cos. reinstates its payout.
2:58 a.m. Dec. 2, 2020 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: A Hard Lesson in Green Energy Stocks U.K. approves Pfizer’s Covid vaccine, a new stimulus plan puts heat on lawmakers to act, workers aren’t heading back to the office, and other news to start your day.
8:08 a.m. Nov. 10, 2020 - Barrons.com
Clean-Energy Company Hannon Armstrong Is Bullish on a Biden Administration Even though a blue wave didn’t materialize, Hannon CEO Jeff Eckel told Barron’s that he believes critical initiatives such as carbon pricing can materialize in the next Congress.
12:34 p.m. Nov. 9, 2020 - By Abby Schultz
How a Biden Administration Will Boost ESG and Impact InvestingExperts are expecting several changes, including improvements to the CRA and prioritizing of social businesses
7:50 a.m. Nov. 9, 2020 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Biden has a climate-change mandate — what can he actually achieve?Joe Biden wavered on the controversial practice of oil and gas fracking early in the campaign but by the time the presumptive president-elect addressed the American people on Saturday night, his interest in a strong U.S. role in the climate-change fight was clearer.
6:35 a.m. Nov. 7, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Trump removes energy-commission head who backed cleaner sources over coal and fossil fuelsThe White House declined to comment on why the change was made, but the action came after Neil Chatterjee backed policies that would boost the role of clean energy in competitive power markets, at the possible expense of coal and fossil fuels.
3:53 p.m. Nov. 3, 2020 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Markets are driving shift to green energy away from oil and gas dependence regardless of election winner — the difference is how fastThe U.S. will transition to a clean-energy mix regardless of who wins the White House. But the pace of that change, and with it, the toll on the environment, could look dramatically different depending on the election outcome.
4:06 a.m. Oct. 12, 2020 - By Chris Matthews
A Barrett court would continue Trump’s deregulatory agenda long after he’s left the White House, experts say Amy Coney Barrett is likely to be a pro-business justice, if confirmedJudge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court has brought the public’s attention to divisive social issues like abortion rights, but replacing the late Justice Ginsburg with a more conservative voice could have an equally important effect on business regulation and the economy.
6:34 a.m. Sept. 12, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Climate change is huge risk for the American financial system, a major new bipartisan report saysU.S. banks, agricultural and oil interests, as well as regulators and investors, require a unified front in accounting for climate-change risk, says the first comprehensive government report on such efforts.
6:13 a.m. Aug. 20, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
The U.S. is telling colleges to avoid Chinese stocks. Here’s whyThe Trump administration is putting pressure on U.S. colleges to avoid investing in Chinese markets.
6:10 p.m. July 30, 2020 - Associated Press
California governor appeals to Warren Buffett to support removal of dams Berkshire owns Oregon utility that owns dams, whose demolition could help salmon populationsGov. Gavin Newsom has appealed directly to investor Warren Buffett to support demolishing four hydroelectric dams on a river along the Oregon-California border to save salmon populations that have dwindled to almost nothing.
4:21 a.m. July 22, 2020 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Climate change poses a ‘systemic threat’ to the economy, investors with $1 trillion at stake warn the Fed and SEC Pension funds and other big investors want regulatory help on climate-change riskThe Federal Reserve, the Securities and Exchange Commission and other financial regulators should act on climate-change concerns to avoid economic disaster, a letter from pension funds and other investors representing almost $1 trillion in assets urges.
9:12 a.m. July 13, 2020 - Barrons.com
37 Stocks to Buy in the Second Half of 2020 Our Roundtable experts identify stocks left behind in the rebound but poised to emerge even stronger after the crisis.
8:24 a.m. July 6, 2020 - Barrons.com
Why Warren Buffett’s New Big Deal Could Be a Dud Natural gas use -- particularly in the Northeast -- could taper off in the years ahead.
6:38 a.m. June 28, 2020 - Barrons.com
Unnecessary DOJ Scrutiny Cost Marijuana Companies Millions, Execs Say U.S. cannabis executives say an added layer of antitrust reviews from the Department of Justice cost marijuana companies millions in legal fees and other costs.
6:03 p.m. May 20, 2020 - Associated Press
Michigan floodwaters displace thousands, threaten Superfund site Owner of Edenville Dam, which breached, had been cited for non-compliance issues Floodwaters surging through Central Michigan on Wednesday were mixing with containment ponds at a Dow Chemical Co. plant and could displace sediment from a downstream Superfund site, though the company said there was no risk to people or the environment.
6:32 p.m. May 19, 2020 - Associated Press
Two Michigan dams fail, forcing thousands of evacuations ‘Extremely dangerous’ flash-flood warning following days of heavy rainTwo breached dams caused by several days of rainfall and rising water on Tuesday forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people in mid-Michigan, where the governor said one downtown could be “under approximately 9 feet of water” by morning.
10:55 a.m. May 11, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global case tally tops 4.1 million; South Korea reports cluster from Seoul nightclubs, and Wuhan, China, has 4 new cases Tesla sues California county stopping its Fremont plant from reopening and AMC stock soars on report of takeover talks with AmazonThe number of cases of COVID-19 rose above 4.1 million on Monday, as South Korea reported a new cluster stemming from Seoul’s nightclub district and China reported four new cases in Wuhan, the city believed to be the source of the outbreak late last year.
7:45 a.m. May 2, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
SEC continues crackdown on claims made during the coronavirus pandemic Move is the latest in a federal crackdown on claims about tests, treatments or equipmentThe Securities and Exchange Commission continued its crackdown on false information in the marketplace relating to COVID-19 tests, treatments or equipment on Friday.
5:30 a.m. April 20, 2020 - Associated Press
10 years after BP spill: Oil drilled deeper and environmental rules relaxed Industry advocates say there’s now a greater emphasis on complex systems that influence safety and fewer, if bigger, active oil platformsTen years after an oil rig explosion killed 11 workers and unleashed an environmental nightmare in the Gulf of Mexico, companies are drilling into deeper and deeper waters, where the payoffs can be huge but the risks are greater than ever.
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