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What Are ESG Funds and Why Are They Under Scrutiny?

Investors propelled ESG funds to new heights in 2020, and federal agencies are watching. WSJ explains why regulators have ethical and sustainable investment funds under review. Photo Illustration: Alex Kuzoian More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the WSJ Video Center: On Facebook: On Twitter: On Snapchat: #WSJ …

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USPS's Financial Crisis, Explained | WSJ

More than a decade of losses have put the U.S. Postal Service in a dire financial situation. To understand how this happened, WSJ takes a look back at how the modern postal service became an entity balancing public service and the need for profit. Photo Illustration: Jacob Reynolds/WSJ More from …

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Durable Goods and What They Say About the Economy | WSJ

The survey of new orders for long-lasting goods contains one of the most closely watched U.S. economic indicators. WSJ explains durable goods, and why investors look beyond the headline number for a better read on business activity. Photo: Josie Norris/The San Antonio Express-News More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com:  …

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How JetBlue Rebuilt After Its 2007 Crisis | WSJ

JetBlue made headlines in 2007 when passengers were stranded for hours on the tarmac at JFK during an ice storm. Former Chairman Joel Peterson explains how the company rebuilt from the Valentine’s Day crisis. Photo illustration: Timothy Wong More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the WSJ Video …

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How Coronavirus Spread Across the U.S. | WSJ

As the coronavirus crisis continues to engulf the U.S., public-health experts have pointed to a series of missteps and miscalculations in the country’s response. Here’s a look back at how the U.S. became the epicenter of the global pandemic. Photo Drew Angerer/Getty Images More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit …

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How Coronavirus Is Ushering in a New Era of Concerts | WSJ

With large gatherings limited during the coronavirus pandemic, artists are experimenting with new ways to perform, and some of these shows are already attracting millions of fans globally. WSJ explains. Image: Epic Games More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the WSJ Video Center: On Facebook: On Twitter: …

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What the Latest Purchasing Data Won’t Tell You | WSJ

In recent years, purchasing managers indexes have become important indicators of where the global economy might be heading. But in the current slowdown, where small businesses were some of the hardest hit, PMI numbers may not be telling the full story. WSJ explains. Photo: Getty Images More from the Wall …

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Why Black Workers Face a Slower Economic Recovery | WSJ

Black unemployment has historically been higher than white unemployment in the U.S. This gap was narrowing before the coronavirus pandemic. But with unemployment hitting record highs across the board, Black Americans could be left even further behind. Photo illustration: Carter McCall/WSJ More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit …

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