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Union fund adviser CtW questions Lyft's path to profitability ahead of IPO

22 Mar 2019

NEW YORK/BOSTON Union pension fund adviser CtW Investment Group said on Thursday Lyft Inc "faces an all-but-insurmountable barrier" to profitability due to issues with the ride-hailing company's pricing strategy and new regulations driving costs higher.

At IPO road show, Lyft executives look to lower insurance costs

21 Mar 2019

BOSTON Lyft Inc executives are focused on cutting insurance costs and will phase in self-driving vehicles on simple routes first, they said at a road show for investors ahead of the ride-hailing company's initial public offering set for next week.

Lithium executive latest to face charges in sprawling U.S. college admissions scandal

15 Mar 2019

BOSTON, March 15 The temporarily ousted chief executive of Advantage Lithium Corp on Friday is set to become the latest wealthy person to face criminal charges of participating in the largest college-admissions fraud scheme in U.S. history.

Big U.S. pension funds ask electric utilities for decarbonization plans

01 Mar 2019

BOSTON Top U.S. pension funds are asking electric utilities to accelerate efforts to cut carbon emissions but will not force the issue with proxy resolutions this spring, hoping market shifts and falling prices for renewable energy have already made executives and directors receptive to the goal.

Big U.S. pension funds ask electric utilities for decarbonization plans

28 Feb 2019

BOSTON, Feb 28 Top U.S. pension funds are asking electric utilities to accelerate efforts to cut carbon emissions but will not force the issue with proxy resolutions this spring, hoping market shifts and falling prices for renewable energy have already made executives and directors receptive to the goal.

New products help Fidelity Investments parent keep pace with rivals

22 Feb 2019

Fidelity Investments parent FMR LLC said its 2018 operating profit rose 18.6 percent to $6.3 billion as new products like no-fee index funds helped the Boston mutual fund firm counter falling markets and keep pace with bigger rivals.

Diversity in the 'man cave': Boardrooms gain women as minorities lag

13 Feb 2019

BOSTON/NEW YORK In America's corporate boardrooms, diversity is making uneven progress: Women increasingly are pulling up a chair while racial and ethnic minorities still rarely get seats at the table. | Video

RPT-Diversity in the 'man cave': Boardrooms gain women as minorities lag

13 Feb 2019

BOSTON/NEW YORK, Feb 13 In America's corporate boardrooms, diversity is making uneven progress: Women increasingly are pulling up a chair while racial and ethnic minorities still rarely get seats at the table.

Fans pack Boston streets for Patriots' Super Bowl parade

06 Feb 2019

BOSTON Hundreds of thousands of football fans packed into Boston's streets on Tuesday to catch a glimpse of the New England Patriots after their record-tying sixth Super Bowl win. | Video

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