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Brian Moynihan added to short list to replace Yellen at Treasury

foxbusiness.com As speculation continues to swirl over the future of Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, a new name has been placed on her short-list of possible replacements: Bank of America…

ESG fallout: BlackRock CEO Larry Fink should resign, says state treasurer

foxbusiness.com EXCLUSIVE: The treasurer of one of the largest state pension funds in the U.S. is urging BlackRock CEO Larry Fink to resign from the investment firm over its environment,…

The Sam Bankman-Fried Apology Tour Starts.. Now!

gawker.com Against all odds, this Gawker blog, and sane legal advice, Sam Bankman-Fried showed face at the New York Times DealBook conference on Wednesday. Over the course of an…

Texas subpoenas BlackRock for documents on ESG strategy

dailymail.co.uk Texas subpoenas BlackRock to discover how much taxpayer money has been 'wasted in woke ESG funds' – as activist investor calls for CEO to resign over 'greenwashing' - Texas…

BlackRock’s ESG push puts CEO Larry Fink in activist crosshairs

foxbusiness.com BlackRock CEO Larry Fink is under fire for the company’s aggressive Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) messaging and is being asked to step down by one of its…

Washington storm brews over BlackRock

semafor.com Washington Republicans will target BlackRock's climate push Some of the biggest business targets in the next Republican-controlled U.S. House will be firms that have made…

2022 Crypto Venture Funding On Pace To Break 2021 Record

blockworks.co Crypto venture funding has remained relatively strong this year — despite difficult macro conditions, the collapse of Terra, and FTX’s fallout, which decimated spot digital…

Audacious BlackRock challenge is Bluebell's David vs Goliath playbook

reuters.com Summary - Companies - Latest move on blue-chip for $250 mln in assets firm - Danone a high-profile win, other outcomes mixed - BlackRock shares unmoved despite recent…

At the DealBook Summit, Untangling the Now

nytimes.com This article is part of our special section on the DealBook Summit that included business and policy leaders from around the world. Last week at the DealBook Summit, I…

Daily Dozen

forbes.com Carvana shares fell to an all-time low, becoming the latest in a string of pandemic darlings to suffer major stock dips. End-to-end encryption likely won't come to Twitter…

Audacious BlackRock challenge is Bluebell's David vs Goliath playbook By Reuters

investing.com By Simon Jessop, Nell Mackenzie and Svea Herbst-Bayliss LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bluebell Capital Partners' attempt to oust BlackRock Inc (NYSE:BLK) CEO Larry Fink…

'Anti-woke' reaction? Fund giant Vanguard quits net-zero climate alliance

marketwatch.com Vanguard, the world’s second-largest mutual and exchange-traded fund manager, is pulling out of a major financial-sector alliance intended to help tackle climate change, the…

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink pushed to exit over ESG ‘hypocrisy’

nypost.com A small activist fund fired a slingshot at goliath investment firm BlackRock, calling for the ouster of CEO Larry Fink for his “hypocrisy” in pushing a “woke” political…

Institutions To Tokenize $25B in Off-chain Assets in 2023, VanEck Execs Predict

blockworks.co Executives at fund manager VanEck are bullish on security tokenization accelerating in 2023 and believe sovereign institutions could be a main driver of a projected bitcoin…

BlackRock CEO faces call to step down amid claims of hypocrisy

theguardian.com Larry Fink, the chief executive of BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager and one of the most vocal supporters of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG)…

Damn The Torpedoes, America’s Billionaire Investors Go Full Speed Ahead On China

forbes.com Billionaire Ray Dalio has managed money for Chinese clients for 30 years. He’s not about to stop now. Billionaire Howard Marks suggests being careful about where to invest…

The Curse of the Iconic CEO Is Bigger Than Disney

washingtonpost.com When Salesforce Inc. announced last week that well-respected tech executive Bret Taylor would be leaving in January, the company’s co-CEO model quickly became the scapegoat.…

If This CEO Is Right, Then These 3 Cryptocurrencies Could Benefit Most

fool.com The invention of Bitcoin (BTC -1.16%) in 2008 was just the first step in what has been a long roller-coaster ride for cryptocurrencies. Since then, the market has expanded…

Activist investor calls for BlackRock CEO Fink to step down over ESG ‘hypocrisy’

cnbc.com Fink has become an outspoken proponent of "stakeholder capitalism" and in his annual letter to CEOs earlier this year, pushed back against accusations that the giant asset…

BlackRock has frozen hires, says CFO

investing.com By Carolina Mandl NEW YORK (Reuters) -BlackRock Inc Chief Financial Officer Gary Shedlin on Tuesday said his firm is freezing most hiring and reducing expenses. "We're…

Activist investor Bluebell seeks to replace BlackRock CEO Fink By Reuters

investing.com (Reuters) - Activist investor Bluebell Capital Partners Ltd has sought to replace BlackRock Inc (NYSE:BLK) Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink, after taking a position in the…

Goldman Sachs May Be Looking for Crypto Venture Bargains

blockworks.co Wall Street powerhouse investment bank Goldman Sachs has a strategic plan amid heavy damages caused to the crypto industry by FTX’s implosion on the back of Alameda…

Goldman Sachs Plans to Invest Tens of Millions of Dollars in Crypto Companies

u.today According to a Tuesday report published by Reuters, Goldman Sachs, one of the biggest American banks, plans to spend a significant amount of money on struggling crypto…

Crypto CEOs fearing worst is yet to come are cutting more jobs

straitstimes.com ZURICH – Digital assets are already a year into one of the industry’s worst slumps, but judging from recent announcements of steep headcount reductions, crypto executives…

Why the war on fossil fuels is causing chaos

yahoo.com Climate change is a real and urgent problem. More than a century of carbon emissions is warming the planet and causing floods, droughts, fires and other cataclysmic events…

Crypto CEO Predicts More Black Swan-Type Events

u.today According to a recent report by Bloomberg, Swyftx CEO Alex Harper recently warned his company’s employees that the cryptocurrency industry was likely to experience more…

Is Remote Work Responsible For Quiet Quitting?

forbes.com The term “quiet quitting” emerged in March 2022, and refers to doing the bare minimal tasks of your job description well enough that you don’t get fired. The concept quickly…

BlackRock CEO’s Crypto About-Face

yahoo.com Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, changed his stance on crypto during 2022, sending strong trust signals to the markets. Back in 2017, Fink…

Crypto: SEBA Bank Partners HashKey to push Institutional Adoption

watcher.guru Despite the bear market, several firms are pushing for widespread crypto adoption, especially among institutions. According to reports, cryptocurrency-focused SEBA Bank is…

Crypto set for huge clear out and inflation won’t be..

cryptodaily.co.uk Black Rock CEO Larry Fink says that most crypto companies will not survive and is worried that inflation will not be brought back to even 3 or 4%. An economic malaise Larry…

Florida's Divestment From BlackRock's ESG Hijacking Is Sound Public Policy

newsweek.com "Florida is where woke goes to die," says the state's governor and likely future presidential candidate, Ron DeSantis. Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis home…

Blackrock CEO on FTX Collapse: Most Crypto Companies Aren’t Going to Be Around

bitcoin.com The CEO of Blackrock, the world’s largest asset manager, says that most crypto companies will not be around following the collapse of crypto exchange FTX. However, the…

‘The Next Generation’

forbes.com Bitcoin Subscribe now to Forbes' CryptoAsset & Blockchain Advisor and successfully navigate the bitcoin and crypto market crash The bitcoin price has crashed by around 70%…

How Wide Does FTX Contagion Spread? The Affected Companies So Far

cryptopotato.com The collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX will go down as one of the darkest moments in crypto’s history. The company experienced severe liquidity issues in November…

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong says it’s ‘baffling’ FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried isn’t ‘in custody already’

fortune.com Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong says it’s ‘baffling’ FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried isn’t ‘in custody already’ FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried should be in custody by now, as far as…

Even BlackRock is too woke for Florida

yahoo.com The world’s largest asset manager, [hotlink]BlackRock[/hotlink], is under fire for being too woke. Despite its role as a pipeline financier—and $171 billion of investments…

Did You Miss the DealBook Summit?

nytimes.com Sam Bankman-Fried spoke about the collapse of FTX. In his first live interview since FTX filed for bankruptcy, the former C.E.O. of the cryptocurrency exchange repeatedly…

Crypto Stocks Teeter Near Abyss as Fink’s Warning Adds to Angst

yahoo.com (Bloomberg) -- Analysts and investors are struggling to call a bottom in crypto stocks in the wake of a brutal month that ended with the head of BlackRock Inc. saying most…

Michael Burry, Elon Musk, and Mark Zuckerberg are raising the alarm on the US economy. Here are 8 recession warnings from top commentators this week

businessinsider.com Michael Burry Jim Spellman/Getty Images Michael Burry and Elon Musk this week flagged the risk of a severe US recession. Mark Zuckerberg, Andy Jassy, Leon Cooperman and…

Florida is divesting $2 billion in assets managed by BlackRock because of emphasis on environmental and social investing

marketwatch.com Florida is moving $2 billion in taxpayer assets from accounts with BlackRock Inc. as the state’s Republican chief financial officer said big asset managers should focus on…

Transcript of Sam Bankman-Fried’s Interview at the DealBook Summit

nytimes.com ANDREW ROSS SORKIN: In the span of about one week, Sam Bankman-Fried went from a billionaire — the white knight of the crypto world, and running one of the largest exchanges…

Florida pulls $2b from world's larges investment firm over ESG criticism

morningbrew.com less than 3 min read Become smarter in just 5 minutes Get the daily email that makes reading the news actually enjoyable. Stay informed and entertained, for free. Florida is…

Is Remote Work Responsible for Quiet Quitting? This Behavioral Economist Reveals What He Tells His Clients

entrepreneur.com Is Remote Work Responsible for Quiet Quitting? This Behavioral Economist Reveals What He Tells His Clients — and How to Fix It. Many traditionalist leaders attribute this…

Florida pulls $2B worth of investments from BlackRock over ESG investment after DeSantis resolution

thehill.com Florida pulls $2B worth of investments from BlackRock over ESG investment after DeSantis resolution Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis announced on Thursday that…

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