Impact Investing: Achieving Financial Returns While Doing Good

On April 8, the Global Development and Economy program at Brookings and IFC hosted an event to discuss impact investing, as well as findings from IFC’s report “Creating Impact: The Promise of Impact Investing.” Impact Investing: Achieving Financial Returns While Doing Good Transcript Good morning everybody and thank you for the opportunity to share with…

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American savers have lost $500 billion to $600 billion in interest payments on bank accounts and money market funds thanks to the Federal Reserve’s post financial crisis policies, according to Wells Fargo analyst Mike Mayo. Mayo included the statistic in a research note about the Congressional hearing scheduled for Wednesday called “Holding Megabanks Accountable: A…

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For personal finance, the investment decision making is a complex process. It involves many variables. In the video below, we will learn how to consider many variables in the investment decision making process. Transcript: Why should an investor establish an investment plan? It’s very important for investors to have to go through a certain process…

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Let’s face it: You’re never going to be as wealthy as Warren Buffett. He’s a one-of-a-kind success story that’s spawned countless imitators — none of which have come close to rivaling his generational dominance. But you can still use Buffett’s core investing techniques tenets to your advantage. And Credit Suisse is here to help you.…

Read More Credit Suisse studied 20 years of Warren Buffett’s acquisitions in order to replicate his approach — and it’s identified 12 stocks you should buy right now

Investment decision making process requires prudence. Whether the amount is small or big, you need to have complete information about the place or field where you are going to invest it before making any decision. Investment decision is most often made with a purpose to accrue good returns in future. Investment is like a source…

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It may be an earnings season to forget DataTrek Research’s Nicholas Colas believes the upcoming round of quarterly numbers will be the most contentious in about three years, and he’s worried they could spark the next stock market downturn. “Right now expectations are for a negative 3.9% comp from last year. That’s the worst comp…

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The top-ranked wealth manager in the US says a few simple pointers can help millennials and other young investors avoid major mistakes as they decide what to do with their money. Jeff Erdmann of Merrill Lynch’s private banking and investment group has topped Forbes’ list of the best wealth managers in America for three years…

Read More America’s No. 1-ranked wealth manager for the ultrarich breaks down the 3 mistakes every millennial investor should avoid — and what they should do instead