"Some banks are backing away from lending money to the industry, and shareholders are being pressured by activists to stay clear of hydrocarbons," Levkovich said in recent research note. "We have heard clients note that it is too hard to make money in these stocks, and their representation within the [S&P 500] index is small, so why even bother?" … [Read more...] about Does BP’s conversion signal the end of Big Oil?
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But President Trump as an individual embodies the third and largest challenge we face: The unwillingness of we Americans to discipline ourselves. The last time we were asked to sacrifice on a large scale was 41 years ago: On July 25, 1979, with the country facing drastic shortages of fossil fuels, and with gas riots breaking out across the country, President Carter addressed the nation, calling upon us to sacrifice individual desires to the common good. He stated: “We are at a turning point in our history. There are two paths to choose. One is … the path that leads to fragmentation and self-interest. Down that road lies a mistaken idea of freedom, the right to grasp for ourselves some advantage over others. That path would be one of constant conflict between narrow interests ending in chaos and immobility. It is a certain route to failure.” … [Read more...] about It’s our fault ‘the monster’ virus is everywhere
Some public health officials also have speculated that lower levels of immunity in places such as New York City may be providing some “buffering” that is helping slow down the spread of disease. “This transient, temporary herd immunity that interferes with virus transmission at a highly localized level may delay the spread,” said Shannon Bennett, chief of science with the California Academy of Sciences. … [Read more...] about Herd immunity sounds tempting. But Bay Area experts warn it would be a disaster
Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican and chairman of the Judiciary Committee, met with a bipartisan group of senators -- Scott, Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, Dick Durbin and Marco Rubio -- on Tuesday to try and talk about the differences between the two bills. Asked by CNN if that meeting had signaled that there is still room to negotiate, Graham said, "all I can say is, I don't see a way forward." … [Read more...] about Senate Democrats block GOP police reform bill, throwing overhaul effort into flux