Sustainable-stock funds are snapping up shares of these 20 companies — and most of them beat the market during September’s turmoil, RBC says

Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. RBC’s analysis of ESG hedge funds found that in the second quarter, they bought stocks that had been winners during the March sell-off — and turned out to be winners in […]

A digital bank for teens backed by Nas and Will Smith just launched. Here’s how it’s using TikTok megastar Charli D’Amelio to grab Gen Z’s attention.

Step is a no-fee digital bank for teenagers, offering secured credit cards and an app. It’s working with influencers like TikTok megastar Charli d’Amelio to spread the word, and banking on referrals between users to grow its platform. Fintechs like Current and Greenlight, too, offer debit cards and savings accounts […]

Meet 16 bankers, lawyers, and capital providers helping engineer a $40 billion black-check craze that’s fast-tracking companies to public markets

Special-purpose acquisition companies — aka “blank-check” companies — are having a moment on Wall Street. The investment vehicles have raised more than $40 billion already in 2020 and are on track to more than triple last year’s total of $14 billion. SPACs have recently attracted bold-faced names such as hedge-fund […]

Meet David Simon, the media-shy CEO of the top US mall owner who’s looking to reinvent retail

Profile of David Simon, CEO of Simon Property Group – Business Insider Business Insider logoThe words “Business Insider”. 2020-10-01T11:56:21Z Mireya Acierto/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Real estate titan David Simon is set alongside another large landlord to acquire JCPenney’s brand and operations, including 550 stores it owns or leases. It’s […]

DHS officials were told to give supportive interviews about Kenosha shooting suspect Kyle Rittenhouse, NBC report says

DHS sent supportive Kyle Rittenhouse talking points: NBC News – Business Insider Business Insider logoThe words “Business Insider”. 2020-10-01T11:48:58Z TikTok The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was given sympathetic talking points to use in media briefings about Kyle Rittenhouse, according to NBC News. Documents that the outlet said it received […]