Category: Investors

Economist: GE’s flow of financial information has become fantastically muddled

The many problems with GE’s financial reporting has made it difficult for both managers and investors of GE alike to assess the health of the conglomerate. At Aureus, we feel it’s important provide clear and concise client reporting so that both ourselves and our clients are able to properly assess their current financial situation and have the necessary…

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WSJ: BlackRock CEO to Companies: Pay Attention To ‘Societal Impact’

While ESG funds are being raised at a rapid pace, they represent a very small percentage of stocks and therefore their influence on management teams is questionable. However, BlackRock is one of the largest investors in stocks through its passive iShares index platform, which heretofore had itself taken a largely passive stance with regards to…

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NYT: Young and in Love … With Lipstick and Eyeliner

This article lays out how the makeup industry has proven resilient and capitalized on social media as a driving force for expanded revenues.  Not just overall sales, but makeup store retailers benefit too. Read the full article in The New York Times

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Barron’s: 3 Stocks That Could Outpace This Market

Kari was recently featured in Barron’s to offer an explanation for Aureus’ outperformance versus the S&P 500. During the interview, she gives us her thoughts on where the market may be headed next year, what might cause the next correction, and some reasons for holding some of our favorite stocks. Download her Barron’s interview here…

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WSJ: How Smartphones Hijack Our Minds

Whether or not you feel your phone is the greatest and most indispensable tool in your life, this article points out the extent of our phone’s impact our brain. Read the full article in The Wall Street Journal

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