Wealth

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes told CNBC on Wednesday he believes the U.S. government should take a more active role in building an economic system that delivers broad prosperity. In an interview on “Squawk Box,” Hughes said the new kind of capitalism he envisions is hardly an outlier position following decades of widening disparities between rich and
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BET founder Robert Johnson told CNBC on Tuesday he hopes corporate America will support efforts that boost Black Americans’ access to capital with the same vigor as many companies recently did around voting access. Johnson’s comments on “Squawk Box” came one day after the entrepreneur went public with a proposal that would give preferential tax
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Being named to UNESCO’s World Heritage List often brings worldwide acclaim, tourist revenue and access to international funding and expertise. But there are strings attached.   World Heritage sites are, in principle, inscribed “forever,” said Mechtild Rossler, director of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, but countries have to do their part to protect and counteract
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The 60 largest commercial and investment banks have collectively financed $3.8 trillion in fossil fuel companies between 2016 and 2020, the five years since the Paris Agreement was signed, according to a report published in March from a collection of climate organizations titled Banking on Climate Chaos 2021. But that number is not the full story:
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Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank (ECB), addresses the media during a news conference following the meeting of the governing council of the ECB in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on December 12, 2019. Daniel Roland | AFP | Getty Images Christine Lagarde, the president of the European Central Bank, paid tribute to
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Image by Marie LaFauci | Moment | Getty Images Any possible tax changes for ultra-high-net-worth and high-net-worth investors could result in an increased tax burden.  That means there’s motivation to find ways to protect that wealth. Some solutions that reduce exposure to specific anticipated Biden tax increases involve making charitable donations — a plus for the charitably
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New Orleans Saints safety and two-time Super Bowl champion Malcolm Jenkins says despite making more than $70 million in salary and bonuses throughout his 12-year NFL career, he’s pretty thrifty. “I’m usually a frugal person,” Jenkins tells CNBC Make It. “I don’t blow my money too much. I’m probably more of a saver.” Jenkins, 33,
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