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Leslie P. Norton


Mountain View, CA, United States

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Past articles by Leslie:

More Companies Are Making Diversity Data Public. But the Majority Aren't Meeting Requirements.

Some 61% of firms surveyed disclose zero data. → Read More

JPMorgan Analysts Explain Why Oil Could Hit $80 By Year End

Expanding demand for oil as economies rebound from the pandemic is going up against a lack of supply. → Read More

BlackRock Earnings Beat Estimates: The Stock Is Down.

Assets in its iShares exchange-traded fund franchise jumped to $3 trillion from $2.8 trillion in March. → Read More

Expect BlackRock's IShares to Surpass $3 Trillion, Analyst Says

IShares, whose parent is BlackRock, is already the world’s largest exchange-traded fund provider. → Read More

Affiliated Managers Stock Jumps After Acquiring ESG Specialist Parnassus

Sustainable investing is one of the fastest-growing segments in asset management, AMG's CEO says. → Read More

AMG to Buy ESG Fund Manager Parnassus for $600 Million

The move to buy Parnassus shows how keen investment managers are to acquire sustainable specialists. → Read More

Big Oil’s Transition to Cleaner Energy Is Risky. How Investors Can Prepare.

European oil companies have made more progress than their U.S. peers in moving to renewables and other low-carbon technologies. But shareholders seem skeptical, for now. What needs to change. → Read More

Trump-Era Rules Made ESG Investing Harder. Biden Is Reversing Them.

The move comes as part of a sweeping executive order on climate change. → Read More

90% of Wind and Solar Could Be Economically Competitive by 2030, Says New Study

Peak oil is already behind us, analyst for U.K.-based Carbontracker says → Read More

Earth Day Climate Summit Starts on Thursday. Here’s What to Expect.

Attendees include representatives of 17 major economies that account for 80% of global emissions and global growth. → Read More

Activists Pressure Corporate Boards to Address Racial Justice, Voting Laws

Majority Action and SEIU call on large asset managers to oppose all-white boards and adopt a host of other measures. → Read More

Neuberger Berman to Disclose Proxy Votes for 60-Plus Companies Ahead of Time

Neuberger Berman's rationale for its unusual move: To be a more effective investor. → Read More

BlackRock Is on Track to Achieve Diversity Goals, CEO Says

The investment firm's Larry Fink runs down the numbers and lays out goals for the next few years. → Read More

BlackRock's Revenues Snap Back. What to Know About the Bank's Earnings.

CEO Larry Fink noted that it was BlackRock’s fourth consecutive quarter with more than $100 billion of net inflows. → Read More

BlackRock Has Launched Two Gigantic Sustainable Funds. What to Know.

The new exchange-traded funds are among the largest launches in history. → Read More

How Sustainable Investing Could Drive Inflation Higher

The Fed isn't concerned about inflation, but ESG is a potential inflationary force, Bernstein analysts say. → Read More

Watch Out, ETFs. Here Comes Custom Indexing.

Quant manager and podcaster Patrick O’Shaughnessy explains why he thinks it’s the future of active management. → Read More

Own This Index Fund, and You Can Still Vote on Shareholder Resolutions

INDEX allows fund investors a say as proxy season swings into gear. → Read More

Covid-19 Drove Women Out of the Workforce. What That Could Mean for the Economy.

If their numbers don't bounce back, analysts say, trillions of dollars in growth could be at stake. → Read More

Women in Financial-Services C-Suite Rose 10% in Past Five Years

In 2021, women held 11% of all C-suite roles in U.S. financial institutions, according to a new study. → Read More