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On Wall St., ‘Socially Responsible’ Is Common Sense. In Congress, It’s Political.

The idea is that you can’t make intelligent and informed investment choices without understanding how companies deal with issues like equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace, women’s access to […]




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Investors Relying on Roboadvisers Are Seeking a Human Touch

Investors like Ms. Jones, who is a mentee of Mr. Matthews, represent both the potential and the pitfalls of apps that make buying stocks as easy as ordering a pizza. […]







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What a Federal Reserve Rate Increase Means for You

Though the typical car payment has reached its highest levels since 2012, any Fed increase isn’t expected to make a meaningful difference — at least not yet.“Car loan rates will […]




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Why Stock Investors Need to Look a Decade Ahead, at Lea

That’s because the math shows that it’s not only profits that compound over time. Costs, do, too. Investors need to watch out for themselves, unfortunately. Mr. Bogle warned that the […]




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Exxon Mobil Defeated by Activist Investor Engine No. 1

Wall Street has seen its share of strange bedfellows, but a recent alliance of investors that took on Exxon Mobil was unprecedented.Last week, an activist investor successfully waged a battle […]




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Workers Tap Retirement Savings as a Last Resort

About a month into the pandemic, Tyler Mathiesen lost his position at a tech company, his first full-time job out of college. For several months, everything was fine: Payments on […]