Asian markets mixed after surprising U.S. GDP report

2019-04-28

Asian markets were mixed in early trading Monday, following a better-than-expected U.S. GDP report on Friday and ahead of a new round of U.S.-China trade talks. On Friday, data showed the U.S. economy grew 3.2% in the first quarter, higher than analysts’ expectations. That was thanks in part to theRead More →

These 3 surprising stocks are held in ESG funds

2019-02-11

Individual investors often rely on a company’s reputation to judge its performance in environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. Institutional investors, by contrast, tend to take a more methodical approach in analyzing whether companies earn a favorable do-gooder rating. But investors might express surprise at some of the stocks thatRead More →

This surprising hack could help you eat 30% fewer calories

2019-02-09

Weigh your dessert options carefully. Choosing an indulgent, high-calorie dessert — rather than something like fruit — could be a secret to eating fewer calories, according to research published online Thursday by the American Psychological Association. Researchers put either a healthy dessert like fresh fruit or a less healthy dessertRead More →