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‘Pleasantly surprised’: Activists say BlackRock’s climate change strategy is a good first step, but more needs to be done

It's a "major first step on climate action," but it "remains to be seen how much action will actually be taken," one activist said.
BlackRock CEO Larry Fink.

‘A fundamental reshaping of finance’: The CEO of $7 trillion BlackRock says climate change will be the focal point of the firm’s inv...

"In the near future — and sooner than most anticipate — there will be a significant reallocation of capital," CEO Larry Fink said in an annual letter.
Workday Inc. Co-Founders Bhusri and Duffield applaud their company's first trade following the IPO on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

Traders just piled the most money since 2016 into a popular emerging-markets fund — and it’s a wager that Trump’s phase-one trade de...

The influx arrived just hours before news broke that a US airstrike killed a top Iranian general and ratcheted up tensions between the two countries.
The Rivian R1T.

The startup making the Tesla Cybertruck’s closest rival just raked in $1.3 billion from T. Rowe Price, Amazon, Ford, and BlackRock

Rivian has now raised over $3 billion. It plans to release an electric SUV, the R1S, and an electric pickup truck, the R1T, next year.
Mark Wiseman

A top BlackRock exec was fired after having a relationship with a subordinate

"I engaged in a consensual relationship with one of our colleagues," said Mark Wiseman, who had been touted as a potential successor to CEO Larry Fink.

Corporate America’s debt load is nearing $10 trillion, a record 47% of the overall economy — and experts around the world are sounding the...

Experts are specifically warning that a buildup of BBB-rated debt could be vulnerable to downgrades during an economic slowdown.

‘The markets are not thinking about it yet’ — BlackRock boss Larry Fink reportedly expects political turmoil in 2020

Political scientist Ian Bremmer said Fink shared his fears of a constitutional crisis in 2020, whether Trump is reelected or not.
Harvard Business Review ranked Jeff Bezos as the No. 1 CEO in its 2014 list; in 2019, Bezos has fallen off the ranking completely.

The 35 best CEOs in the world, according to Harvard Business Review

The CEOs of NVIDIA, Salesforce, Adobe, Mastercard, Microsoft, Texas Instruments, Nike, and L'Oréal all made the top third of the prestigious list.

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink says companies should go public sooner as the market rebels against the likes of Uber and WeWork

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink said on CNBC Tuesday that low and negative interest rates have led to bloated valuations.