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Populism Emerges as Key Economic Influence

In a new report, Ray Dalio, head of the Bridgewater hedge fund, analyzed the role populism plays in the evaluation of economic conditions. A shift from his more traditional economic views, Dalio concludes that fiscal policy will soon take a backseat in importance to populism and political climate when evaluating economic conditions. Supported by three key points, his report asks investors to see the world through both quantitative and qualitative lenses to truly understand the current state of the economy.

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Activist Investor Takes a Page From Greenpeace, Pushing Companies for Change

A merging trend is changing the way corporate decision-makers are gauging the success of their companies. While financial data is traditionally used to measure performance, a growing number of corporate decision-makers and investors are starting to take a more holistic look, evaluating performance based on not just financial, but also environmental, social, and governance issues.

To read the full article from The Wall Street Journal, click here.

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Exxon’s $20 Billion Spending Plan Points to U.S. Energy Surge

When it comes to the future of the energy industry, all eyes are on the United States—but this time, the world is turning to America for positive reasons. Energy giants such as Exxon Mobil and Chevron Corp are investing tens of billions of dollars in energy research, technology development and improved environmentally friendly practices and best of all, they intend to keep the work Stateside, creating tens of thousands of new jobs that will in turn improve the economy.

To read the full article from The Wall Street Journal, click here.

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