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Tim McLaughlin

Small assault-style rifle firms thriving under activists' radar

17 Dec 2018

BOSTON A decade ago, Kentucky's Anderson Manufacturing was a small machine shop that didn't make firearms. | Video

Special Report - Little lab on the prairie clears path to big 'clean coal' profits

04 Dec 2018

“Clean” coal is a rich vein for American investors to mine, thanks to a lucrative subsidy offered by the U.S. government. For many producers of the fuel, the path to profit leads through a laboratory at the University of North Dakota.

Special Report - Wall Street cleans up on 'clean' coal subsidies

04 Dec 2018

Earlier this year, the chief financial officer of global insurance giant Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. explained to analysts how the company had turned a little-known U.S. energy subsidy into a profit machine, worth hundreds of millions of dollars to its bottom line.

Special Report - U.S. 'clean coal' programme fails to deliver on smog cuts

03 Dec 2018

Champions of coal say the superabundant fossil fuel can be made environmentally friendlier by refining it with chemicals – a “clean coal” technology backed by a billion dollars in U.S. government tax subsidies annually.

RPT-ANALYSIS-Securities lending boom sparks concerns on returns and voting

08 Nov 2018

BOSTON, Nov 8 Securities lending by investment funds has reached its highest level in a decade, as demand for corporate bonds surged more than 30 percent over the past 18 months and short selling of Tesla and Alibaba shares reaches a frenzy.

Securities lending boom sparks concerns on returns and voting

08 Nov 2018

BOSTON Securities lending by investment funds has reached its highest level in a decade, as demand for corporate bonds surged more than 30 percent over the past 18 months and short selling of Tesla and Alibaba shares reaches a frenzy.

Retirement target-date funds stung by emerging markets, U.S. bonds

12 Oct 2018

BOSTON The largest target-date funds for U.S. investors nearing retirement are reporting their worst performance since 2008, as bets on Chinese stocks and Treasuries produced negative returns.

Retirement target-date funds stung by emerging markets, U.S. bonds

12 Oct 2018

BOSTON, Oct 12 The largest target-date funds for U.S. investors nearing retirement are reporting their worst performance since 2008, as bets on Chinese stocks and Treasuries produced negative returns.

U.S. investors feed yield pangs with annuities, money funds, bank CDs

05 Oct 2018

BOSTON, Oct 5 The yield starvation diet for American investors is over.

Investors save billions as funds cut fees, fight for market share

03 Oct 2018

BOSTON U.S. investors will save billions annually in mutual fund fees as money managers keep chopping them in a widening war for market share.

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