Bulletin
Investor Alert

New York Markets Close in:

Topics

Discrimination

Video

Bloomberg Pressed on Stop and Frisk, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Taxes

  • Bloomberg Pressed on Stop and Frisk, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Taxes Bloomberg Pressed on Stop and Frisk, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Taxes 2:51
    Opinion: Down Syndrome and the Gift of Innocence Opinion: Down Syndrome and the Gift of Innocence 1:07
    Opinion: The U.S. Should Lead in Defense of Religious Freedom Opinion: The U.S. Should Lead in Defense of Religious Freedom 1:25
    Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Anti-Semitism on College Campuses Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Anti-Semitism on College Campuses 1:19
9:25 a.m. Feb. 26, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
Joe Biden wants a first-time homeowner tax credit, Amy Klobuchar would clear public-housing backlog — where the Democratic candidates stand on affordable housing ‘One sure way we can make sure that kids get a good start is if they have a roof over their head and a stable place to live,’ Sen. Amy Klobuchar said at Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate‘One sure way we can make sure that kids get a good start is if they have a roof over their head and a stable place to live,’ Sen. Amy Klobuchar said at Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate.
2:09 a.m. Feb. 26, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
Joe Biden wants tougher standards for real-estate appraisers to help black and Latinx homeowners Racial bias in home appraisals has contributed to the racial wealth gap, researchers say‘An objective national standard for appraisals will also make it harder for financial institutions to put pressure on appraisers to their benefit,’ the campaign said in its plan.
12:47 a.m. Feb. 24, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
Mike Bloomberg said he’ll release ex-employees from NDAs. Here’s why you should think twice before signing one The billionaire had clashed with Sen. Elizabeth Warren days earlier on nondisclosure agreementsThe billionaire had clashed with Sen. Elizabeth Warren days earlier on nondisclosure agreements.
12:02 a.m. Feb. 24, 2020 - By Liz Weston
Your 50s are a dangerous decade: Why you need a plan Realities of age discrimination and possible recession mean it’s critical to be preparedLosing a job is traumatic. In your 50s, job loss can be devastating — and devastatingly common.
11:59 p.m. Feb. 23, 2020 - By Dave Hughes
The 22 best cities for LGBTQ retirees Small and medium-size cities that offer affordability, culture, community and LGBTQ-friendlinessThese days, there is a much broader range of choices to live beyond New York, San Francisco, and L.A.
1:42 a.m. Feb. 23, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
Bloomberg once appeared to blame the financial crisis on the end of redlining — how this discriminatory practice still hurts Americans Redlining policies have had a lasting impact on the U.S. housing marketRedlining policies have had a lasting impact on the U.S. housing market.
9:51 a.m. Feb. 21, 2020 - Associated Press
U.S. women’s soccer team seeks $66 million in gender discrimination lawsuit Earlier this month, the players union for the men’s national team urged the federation to sharply increase pay for the women’s teamEarlier this month, the players union for the men’s national team urged the federation to sharply increase pay for the women’s team.
4:11 a.m. Feb. 21, 2020 - By Tonya Garcia
Walmart could run into privacy issues in its efforts to get personal with consumers, analysts say Walmart reported a fourth-quarter earnings and revenue misses Walmart talked about the increased use of technology to create a personalized shopping experience during its investor community event.
4:15 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
More employees are filing retaliation charges — here’s what every whistleblower should know Reporting your boss for being a bully or a bad manager does not qualify as a protected activity under the law, experts sayReporting your boss for being a bully or a bad manager does not qualify as a protected activity under the law, experts say.
1:34 p.m. Feb. 18, 2020 - Associated Press
Bloomberg would sell his business interests if elected president, adviser says ‘We want to be 180 degrees apart from Donald Trump around financial conflicts of interest’Mike Bloomberg would sell the financial data and media company he created in the 1980s — which bears his name and made him a multibillionaire — if he is elected U.S. president, a top adviser said Tuesday.
12:35 p.m. Feb. 12, 2020 - By Rachel Bachman
U.S. men’s national soccer team demands women get a pay raise Labor deal for reigning World Cup champions called ‘indefensible’The U.S. men’s soccer team players association, in the midst of negotiations with the U.S. Soccer Federation over a new collective-bargaining agreement, on Wednesday called on the federation to pay the U.S. women’s team “significantly more” than the men were paid under their recently expired deal.
10:01 a.m. Feb. 12, 2020 - Associated Press
Report shows white supremacist propaganda in U.S. jumped 120% last year This is the second straight year the circulation of propaganda material has more than doubledThis is the second straight year the circulation of propaganda material has more than doubled.
11:49 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - Associated Press
Officer who was told to ‘tone down your gayness’ by boss settles lawsuit for $10 million Hours after the settlement, the officer’s boss, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar, said he is retiringHours after the settlement, the officer’s boss, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar, said he is retiring.
3:58 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Roberto Pedace
This simple fact may explain why Hollywood films aren’t more diverse The international box office is growing in importance Watch the international box office.
6:09 a.m. Feb. 6, 2020 - By Jeremy Olshan
Mike Bloomberg tells us about his approach to money, when to take a pay cut, and what’s in his wallet Personal-finance questions with the 2020 presidential candidatesThe last time the author, MarketWatch editor-in-chief Jeremy Olshan, asked Bloomberg what he was most frugal about — back in 2010, when he wasn’t running for president — his answer was slightly more amusing: that he owned just two pairs of dress shoes.
6:20 p.m. Feb. 5, 2020 - Associated Press
More coronavirus cases on quarantined cruise ship; China death toll rises to 563 WHO seeks more funds to help stop global spread of virusTen more people were sickened with a new virus aboard one of two quarantined cruise ships with some 5,400 passengers and crew aboard, health officials in Japan said Thursday, as China reported 73 more deaths and the World Health Organization appealed for more funds to help countries battle the spread of the disease.
11:04 a.m. Feb. 5, 2020 - Barrons.com
ESG Investing Doesn’t Look Like a Bubble. It’s Something Else, Analyst Says It isn’t clear that companies’ sustainability ratings are a reliable way to predict their stocks’ outperformance, according to Bernstein Research.
12:38 a.m. Feb. 5, 2020 - Associated Press
Over 3,000 people quarantined on cruise ship in Japan amid coronavirus fearsThe quarantine of 3,711 people aboard the Diamond Princess is part of a global health emergency that seems to worsen by the day.
11:09 a.m. Jan. 31, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
The U.S. economy would be better off if more senior citizens had jobs The U.S. economy loses $850 billion a year — because of age discriminationThe U.S. economy loses $850 billion a year — because of age discrimination
6:53 a.m. Jan. 31, 2020 - By Andrea Riquier
ETFs can bring fairness to finance, says LGBTQ+ pioneer Barney Frank He’s helping promote a new fund that will invest in businesses that support the LGBTQ+ community, a step he calls similar to his overhaul of the financial systemThe former congressman and co-author of landmark financial regulation thinks a new ETF can help advance both social equality and financial markets access at once.
6:35 a.m. Jan. 31, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Coronavirus infections just surpassed the total number of cases during the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic There is one silver lining: SARS had a fatality rate of 9.5% compared to 2.2% for the coronavirus thus farThere is one silver lining: SARS had a fatality rate of 9.5% compared to 2.2% for the coronavirus thus far.
4:09 a.m. Jan. 30, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Coronavirus infections top 7,700, close to surpassing 2002-2003 SARS outbreak ‘Chinese people are currently engaged in a serious struggle against an epidemic of a new type of coronavirus infection’‘Chinese people are currently engaged in a serious struggle against an epidemic of a new type of coronavirus infection.’
6:20 a.m. Jan. 28, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
The Equal Rights Amendment mandates equality between the sexes — so why are some women against it? Virginia on Monday officially became the 38th state to ratify the ERAVirginia on Monday officially became the 38th state to ratify the ERA.
8:18 a.m. Jan. 27, 2020 - By Howard Gold
At America’s most ‘woke’ colleges, extreme liberal politics fails students and free speech Dogmatic thinking leaves no room for debate and differing views on campusDogmatic thinking is leaving no room for debate and differing views on campus, writes Howard Gold.
5:51 a.m. Jan. 25, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Uber drivers in California can now set their own fares — why that could be bad news for them and good news for customers Following the new gig-economy law in California, Uber is testing out a new feature that allows drivers to set their own ratesFollowing the new gig-economy law in California, Uber is testing out a new feature that allows drivers to set their own rates.
2:37 a.m. Jan. 23, 2020 - By Pierre Briançon
Why the U.K. and France play against type in digital tax row with the U.S. High-tax, anti-U.S. France and low-tax, U.S.-friendly U.K.? Think again.French President Emmanuel Macron has struck a deal with U.S. President Donald Trump and Paris has suspended its tax on the internet giants. Meanwhile, the U.K. is playing hardball.
4:06 a.m. Jan. 21, 2020 - By Sanjiv Das
How unfair mortgage and housing practices affect you and your neighborhood — and what can be done about it 4 ways to help create a housing market that works for all Americans4 ways to help create a housing market that works for all Americans.
4:05 a.m. Jan. 21, 2020 - By Allyson Y. Schwartz
Racial inequality persists in health care, but this insurance plan is narrowing the gap Medicare Advantage provides quality care and support for patientsMedicare Advantage provides quality care and support for patients.
12:50 p.m. Jan. 18, 2020 - Associated Press
Thousands gather for Women’s March rallies across the US The first marches in 2017 drew hundreds of thousands of people to rallies in cities across the country on the day after President Donald Trump was inauguratedThousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday as part of the nationwide Women’s March rallies focused on issues such as climate change, pay equity, reproductive rights and immigration.
7:29 a.m. Jan. 17, 2020 - Associated Press
House freshman Ayanna Pressley goes public with alopecia diagnosisRep. Ayanna Pressley, whose Senagalese hair twists have been an inspiration to some young girls and part of her personal identity and political brand, revealed she has gone bald due to the autoimmune condition alopecia.
5:38 a.m. Jan. 16, 2020 - By Erica Snow
‘It was very important for me to defy the odds.’ How one woman paid off $32,000 in student loans in 5 years ‘I definitely did feel defeated at some point,’ Toi Banks, 27, says. Here’s how she kept to her payment plan‘I definitely did feel defeated at some point,’ Toi Banks, 27, says. Here’s how she kept to her payment plan.
11:27 a.m. Jan. 15, 2020 - By Nicole Cohen
U.S.-China trade pact doesn’t clarify thorny disputes in emerging technologies Who will dominate the technologies of the future — artificial intelligence, 5G and more?Many of the toughest structural issues at the heart of the U.S.-China trade dispute are being left for later negotiations.
8:57 a.m. Jan. 15, 2020 - Barrons.com
U.S., China Finally Sign Phase-One Trade Deal. Here’s What to Look for Next. The next developments in U.S.-China tensions may be sector-oriented, with technology likely to stay in the crosshairs between the two countries.
7:14 a.m. Jan. 12, 2020 - By Brett Arends
Americans over 40 are half as likely to get hired — and it’s worse for workers over 50 Federal law makes it illegal to ask someone’s age in a job interview or to discriminate against anyone based on their ageFederal law makes it illegal to ask someone’s age in a job interview or to discriminate against anyone based on their age.
7:12 a.m. Jan. 12, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘I refuse to believe all men are bad.’ What happened when a male venture capitalist sent a female entrepreneur naked selfies ‘A powerful woman being vulnerable is not an advance,’ says Elizabeth Giorgi, founder of the Denver, Colo.-based Soona, a video and photography company‘A powerful woman being vulnerable is not an advance,’ says Elizabeth Giorgi, founder of the Denver, Colo.-based Soona, a video and photography company.
4:22 a.m. Jan. 12, 2020 - By Denisa Gandara
Performance-based funding for universities is gaining in popularity — here’s why it’s a bad idea The idea is well-intended, but experience has shown it doesn’t deliverAt least 30 states are using some version of performance-based funding for colleges and universities.
8:15 a.m. Jan. 11, 2020 - Associated Press
White House considering dramatic expansion of travel ban Seven countries — a majority of them Muslim — would be added to the listThe White House is considering dramatically expanding its much-litigated travel ban to additional countries amid a renewed election-year focus on immigration by President Donald Trump, according to six people familiar with the deliberations.
6:40 a.m. Jan. 9, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
These words are a sign of age bias in job postings Proving age discrimination on the job can be difficult, but it’s even harder to do during the hiring processProving age discrimination on the job can be difficult, but it’s even harder to do during the hiring process.
7:43 a.m. Jan. 8, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Harvey Weinstein’s accusers will likely have to pay a hefty tax bill on any settlements Some critics say the tax code is stacked against sexual harassment victimsSome critics say the tax code is stacked against sexual harassment victims.
6:43 a.m. Jan. 8, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
The number of workers suing their employers fell last year for the first time in 16 years — why you should be concerned 2019 marked the first year in more than a decade that there were fewer federal class-action lawsuits alleging unpaid wages, job discrimination and mishandled retirement benefits2019 marked the first year in more than a decade that there were fewer federal class-action lawsuits alleging unpaid wages, job discrimination and mishandled retirement benefits.
Browse topics:
Link to MarketWatch's Slice.