Month: December 2020

Oranut Fankhaenel / EyeEm | EyeEm | Getty Images Sustainability ratings are useful tools for assessing the environmental, sustainability and corporate governance-worthiness of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds. But how do you navigate between different ratings providers, especially when they can have different results for the same fund? CNBC looked under the hood at some
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A nurse prepares to administer the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Guy’s Hospital in London, Britain December 8, 2020. Frank Augstein | Reuters Doctors in the United Kingdom are pushing back on health officials’ decision to change the vaccine schedule on Pfizer‘s Covid-19 immunizations, saying it fails to “follow the science.” U.K. health regulators on Wednesday
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Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Dead people may get some of the $600 stimulus checks the federal government began issuing Tuesday night. That would mirror what happened this past spring, when deceased individuals were among the recipients of a prior round of direct payments, of up to $1,200 per person. More than 1 million
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In this installment of In the Pages, Tax Notes International contributing editor Robert Goulder sits down with Kim Clausing, incoming professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, to discuss the lessons in her recent Tax Notes article, “5 Lessons on Profit Shifting From U.S. Country-by-Country Data.” About the Guests  Robert Goulder is a contributing editor for Tax Notes International.
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Millions of Americans report not having enough money to pay for food during the pandemic. Michael Loccisano | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images The latest Covid relief package expands food benefits, giving further aid to millions of Americans who are facing financial difficulty because of the coronavirus pandemic.  The $900 billion stimulus bill signed
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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping are seen on a screen during a video conference to approve an investment pact between China and the European Union on December 30, 2020. Johanna Geron | AFP | Getty
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Robert Herjavec has an end-of-year ritual that sets him up for success: organizing his calendar for the whole next year, Herjavec previously told CNBC Make It. “I live and die by my calendar,” Herjavec, investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank” and CEO of cybersecurity firm the Herjavec Group, said in December 2017. “[It] allows me to manage
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“If I have seven figures in a retirement account, is it possible I’m saving too much for … [+] retirement?” getty In my line of work, I meet a lot of people who are concerned they haven’t saved enough for retirement. But interestingly, I’ve also heard the opposite. “If I have seven figures in a
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