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Politicians Want to Keep Money Out of E.S.G. Funds. Could It Backfire?
The fight between red states and BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, has been a gawker’s delight.Republicans don’t normally line up to punch the chief executive of a giant Wall […]
Cracking Down on a Wall Street Trend: E.S.G. Makeovers
The DealBook newsletter delves into a single topic or theme every weekend, providing reporting and analysis that offers a better understanding of an important issue in business. If you don’t […]
Activist Investing Has Come for Fossil Fuels. What About Guns?
The message after a mass shooting, this time at a Texas elementary school, was clear: People who want to curb gun violence should “cast their vote in November.” That was […]
Bolt Built $11 Billion Business With Inflated Metrics and Eager Investors
A Fund-Raising GuruStill, Mr. Breslow has become something of a legend in the Valley, for his fund-raising prowess and his outspoken behavior. Last summer, he self-published a 58-page book on […]
As Offices Ease Covid Safety Measures, Workers Worry
Employers are embracing a workplace atmosphere reminiscent of prepandemic times — elevators jammed, snack tables brimming, face coverings optional — even as a new subvariant of the Omicron coronavirus spurs […]
Why Some Workers Are Getting All the Covid Tests They Need
The latest Covid-19 wave has left millions of Americans scrambling for tests, braving long lines in the cold at pop-up sites or searching furiously online for kits to use at […]
Wall Street Is Finally Getting Access to China. But for How Long?
For decades, American banks have been eager to expand their business in China, the world’s second-largest economy. They’re finally getting their way — just as a spiraling corporate debt crisis […]
Why Wall Street Backs China Despite Beijing’s Tighter Grip
This year has been unsettling for Chinese business. The ruling Communist Party has gone after the private sector industry by industry. The stock markets have taken a huge hit. The […]
Behind the Lordstown Debacle, the Hand of a Wall Street Dealmaker
Goldman, which was working with Mr. Hamamoto and arranged $500 million in additional financing for the acquisition, ran only a standard background check on Mr. Burns — a public-records search […]