Stock futures open slightly higher after selloff

Stock futures open slightly higher after selloff

Stock futures opened modestly higher Wednesday evening. The after-hours moves came on the heels of a steep selloff in markets during the regular session, with the Dow dropping 2.72%, or 710 points, for its worst day since its near-7% slide two weeks ago. The risk-off mood came after some states in the South and West […]
Lessons from the downfall of Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben

Lessons from the downfall of Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben

A year ago Doug Melville, TBWANorth America Chief Diversity Officer, walked into PepsiCo’s office on a mission. Melville was armed with items like Aunt Jemima rag dolls and cups emblazoned with racial stereotypes he had purchased at online auctions. Laying the items...
“There’s a risk of a lost decade here”: former IMF advisor

“There’s a risk of a lost decade here”: former IMF advisor

The International Monetary Fund’s lowered outlook for the global economy is a “wake-up call” signaling the worst is not behind us, says former IMF adviser, Josh Lipsky. ”To imagine we can snap out it, just because pent-up demand has led to a surge in the last few...