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A fund manager who 'aggressively pushed' Jeremy Grantham's GMO to launch its first climate change fund shares how to take advantage of the 'compelling economics' of clean energy before it's too late - including 4 top stock picks

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Lucas White is not a die-hard climate change activist but he does want to save the environment - and make money at the same time.
"Unfortunately, the environmental situation is looking bleaker and bleaker, but on the positive side of the ledger, the costs for wind, solar, energy storage, electric vehicle batteries are falling very dramatically," White told Business Insider in an interview.
In 2015, White started to push "aggressively" within GMO - the investment firm co-founded by Jeremy Grantham - to launch a climate change strategy.
Two years later, he and...
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Barclays Stock Offers Sizeable Gains As Economic Conditions Improve

Barclays Stock Offers Sizeable Gains As Economic Conditions Improve

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Barclays stock has a 60% upside in 1-2 years as the lower interest rate environment improves and GDP sees some recovery, leading to a growth in total loans and net interest income. Lower provision and stable NPL can improve Barclays' profitability...
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UBS upgrades UPS to buy, says price hikes will help boost stock another 30%

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

The e-commerce boom this year should translate into higher prices for UPS going forward, UBS said Tuesday.
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Strong sales of drugs, vaccines, propel Merck in 3Q

1 month ago   |   By Chron

KENILWORTH, N.J. - Merck & Co. is reporting third-quarter earnings of $2.94 billion on some very strong sales.
The Kenilworth, New Jersey, company on Tuesday reported a profit of $1.16 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and costs related to mergers and acquisitions, came to $1.74 per share.
That easily topped Wall Street expectations for earnings of $1.44 per share, according to a survey of analysts by Zacks Investment Research.
Revenue of $12.55 billion, also easily beating analyst projections for $12.26 billion.
Merck expects full-year earnings in the range of $5.91 to...
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Airbnb approves 2-for-1 private stock split as share value rips higher, report says

Airbnb approves 2-for-1 private stock split as share value rips higher, report says

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Airbnb's board has approved a 2-for-1 private stock split as the value of its shares has ripped higher, Bloomberg reported.
The stock split, which comes into effect on Tuesday, would make it easier for retail investors to participate in the company's initial public offering because of the lower cost of each share.
The value of the home-rental app's privately-held shares have climbed 10.4% since the end of the second-quarter.
Airbnb plans to raise roughly $3 billion through its IPO in December, giving it a valuation of more than $30 billion.
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