Tag: Business

The advertising business incentivizes segregation: industry veteran

The senseless killing of George Floyd by three members of the Minneapolis Police Department has sparked a wave of protests across the globe, shining a light on systemic racism in the U.S. Many businesses across the country have taken a stand in the Black Lives Matter movement, with some brands going as far as changing long-standing logos and slogans with problematic, racial implications. Brands like Aunt Jemima (PEP), Mrs. Butterworth (CAG), and Uncle Ben’s have announced that they will be rebranding and replacing their racist brand names and logos. 

Ending systemic racism may prove especially difficult for the advertising industry,

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Business leaders, MPs and sports stars back Telegraph letter urging Government to close lockdown gender gap

Prominent names have backed a letter published in The Telegraph urging action to halt the effect of the pandemic on women
Prominent names have backed a letter published in The Telegraph urging action to halt the effect of the pandemic on women
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Britain risks “sleepwalking” into another economic problem by “overlooking women in the recovery plan”, Dame Helena Morrissey warns today as she joins over 50 business leaders, MPs and senior figures in fashion and sport in calling on the Government to take concrete action to halt the long-term effect of the coronavirus pandemic on women. 

In a letter to the editor of the Telegraph, which you can read in full below, some of the

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Protests shed light on why ‘black founders matter’ in startups, business

Widespread protests in response to the police killing of George Floyd have also put a spotlight on a lack of racial and ethnic diversity in the boardroom, a venture capitalist told Yahoo Finance this week, who described the issue as an opportunity for change.

Angel investor Lorine Pendleton, the lead investor for the Rising American Fund with Portfolia, said that the current social upheaval is putting a needed spotlight on issues that pertain to class and wealth. That includes the need to tackle the dearth of minorities on Wall Street, Silicon Valley and in board rooms.

The problem is “really

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5 Undervalued Companies With Profitable Business

Companies that have positive and steady net margins and operating margins are often good investments because they can frequently return a solid profit to investors.

According to the GuruFocus discounted cash flow (DCF) calculator as of June 12, the following undervalued companies have a high margin of safety and have grown their margins over a 10-year period.

Comcast

Comcast Corp.’s (CMCSA) net margin and operating margin have grown 10.86% and 20.92% per annum, respectively, over the past 10 years.

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According to the DCF calculator, the stock is undervalued with a 43.82% margin of safety at $39.25 per share.

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