To train more workers, companies turn to virtual reality
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The future of employee training involves no embarrassing role-playing in front of new colleagues or boring web modules which take an hour each to click through.
Which company just hit $1 trillion? Google it.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - As Google-parent Alphabet Inc became on Thursday the fourth U.S. company to top a market value of more than $1 trillion, some funds holding its shares are wondering whether now is the time to cash in on the stock's extraordinary gains.
Activist hedge funds stepped up calls for asset sales and spin-offs in 2019: data
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hedge funds that push for change at corporations stepped up their demands for asset spin-offs and sales last year, making them part of nearly half of all activist investor campaigns waged in 2019, according to data released on Wednesday.
ValueAct's Ubben cheers BlackRock's new stance on climate change
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investor Jeffrey Ubben, already betting there is money to be made from coaxing corporations into being better citizens, gained an ally on Tuesday when BlackRock Inc chief Laurence Fink told companies to tackle climate change or face his wrath.
Your money: Avoid divorce money regrets by taking control now
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Emotions -- and expenses -- often run high during a divorce, but people and their bank accounts can bounce back given enough time. A new study from Fidelity Investments, released Tuesday, shows that by five years after a divorce, most people feel recovered from the psychological and financial blows.
'Green is good.' Is Wall Street's new motto sustainable?
NEW YORK (Reuters) - If you have gone to Goldman Sachs Group Inc's
internet home page since mid-December, it would be reasonable to wonder if you had stumbled into some kind of parallel universe.
Risk of pension meltdown grows due to inaction by U.S. Congress
CHICAGO, Jan 7 (Reuters) - The window is closing on the chance to avert a pension meltdown that will slash the retirement benefits of more than a million U.S. workers.