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4 minority-owned banks reveal how they're overcoming Wall Street's 'woeful' lack of diversity to play a bigger role in investment banking right now

Summary List PlacementWhen a series of African American mayors took office throughout the '70s and '80s, few understood the significance this would have on one of the tinier pockets of the financial markets. Cities such as Detroit and Washington, DC, elected their first African American mayors in the '70s, while the money centers... go to Article >

Can Rishi Sunak Act Quickly Enough To Save The Planet?

11 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

When Boris Johnson addressed Joe Biden’s climate change summit on Earth Day this week, he was on characteristically playful form. Pointing out that the UK had slashed carbon emissions while increasing growth in recent years, he turned to his... read more

US Senator Kelly Loeffler was a high-profile Wall Street executive before getting into politics. Here's how the Republican at the center of a...

153 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Following November 3rd's jungle special election, Georgia Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler will face Democrat Raphael Warnock in a runoff election on January 5 for her seat. The race is one of two runoff elections in the... read more

Just 15% of financial advisors are women. A 40-year veteran of Merrill Lynch who just came out of retirement explains how to change that.

107 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementAfter an illustrious career in wealth management, including a four-decade run with Merrill Lynch, a top industry veteran has decided to get back in the game. Cynthia Hewitt recently joined New York City-based Snowden Lane... read more

Carlyle's credit crew: Meet the 14 people leading the PE giant's $53 billion lending division that's been red-hot during the pandemic

105 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementOne of Kewsong Lee's biggest priorities as CEO of The Carlyle Group has been to build out a lending division that offers new financial products for investors and serves as a true equal to its long-standing private-equity... read more

Meet Elizabeth Yin, the VC reforming the industry by openly sharing some of venture's ugliest secrets

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementElizabeth Yin's Twitter is a sharp rebuttal to VC norms.  Warm intros? She says they're nonsensical. Valuations? They're "never" about your company's worth. And declaring your company apolitical? Simply an excuse to... read more

BlackRock just hired a climate scientist from the World Wildlife Fund in a top research role according to a memo naming new ESG executives (BLK)

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementBlackRock is continuing to double down on sustainability as it expands its environmental, social, and corporate governance-centric (ESG) leadership. The world's largest money manager has hired a climate scientist from the... read more

The 4 best French presses we tested in 2021

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Table of Contents: Masthead StickySummary List Placement Also called a coffee press, coffee plunger, or cafetière, the French press is as basic and foolproof as coffee-making gets. Toss a roughly estimated amount of coarsely ground coffee into a... read more

Leaders reveal why they've decided to forgo a hybrid workplace in favor of staying remote, and how it's helped them diversify talent and boost...

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementThe headquarters of peer-to-peer boat rental company Boatsetter was a 6,000-square-foot open-floor plan space on the New River in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. When the pandemic hit, Boatsetter gave up its lease and moved to... read more

Moderna stock plummeted on Biden's support of waiving vaccine patent protections, but that backing won't have a material impact on the company,...

0 Days ago Finance Source: Markets.businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementModerna shares fell sharply for a second session Thursday after the US said on Wednesday it supports waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines. The stock has now declined as much as 23% since... read more

Carl Icahn sells the remaining portion of his Herbalife stake, ending the saga that fueled his long-standing feud with Bill Ackman

0 Days ago Finance Source: Markets.businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementBillionaire investor Carl Icahn sold his final remaining stake in Herbalife, putting a close to the saga that fueled his long-standing feud with Bill Ackman. SEC filings from Thursday show that Icahn now holds 0% of the... read more

3 women leaders share their experiences in the male-dominated cryptocurrency industry and what its future looks like for women

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementJust like the startup boom in Silicon Valley during the early 2000's, jumping into a career in crypto is not for everyone. It requires a lot of commitment and time. The best reason to pivot your career to crypto full-time... read more