Here’s how much ‘greenwashing’ can shave from company earnings

Consumers tend to see red when they’ve been misled by corporate greenwashing, new research finds. So-called greenwashing, when a business tries to leverage for marketing purposes fast-expanding public attention on sustainable practices but fails to meet pledged goals on climate change, renewable energy and more, increasingly sticks in consumers’ minds. That, in turn, chips away … Read more

These money and investing tips tell you what to watch for — and what to watch out for — in this mystifying market

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: Sign up here to get MarketWatch’s best mutual funds and ETF stories emailed to you weekly! INVESTING NEWS & TRENDS Cathie Wood serves as an example that you should never bet on a fund’s manager Strategy is most important, new research shows. Read More Don’t fear the … Read more

Opinion: REIT investors need better tools to judge climate change’s impact on real estate portfolios

A sense of urgency around climate change is driving demands for responsible and sustainable investment opportunities in commercial real estate. Shareholders of public companies are calling for more information about the risks that climate change could pose to their investments. As Gary Gensler, chairman of the SEC, said, “Investors are looking for consistent, comparable and … Read more

These money and investing tips can help you hit the market’s curveballs

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: Sign up here to get MarketWatch’s best mutual funds and ETF stories emailed to you weekly! INVESTING NEWS & TRENDS These dividend stocks are recommended by top-performing newsletters — and 6 yield above 4% This average dividend yield of this list is double that of the S&P … Read more

Real Estate Investors 1H Rent, Occupancy Was Strong; Mulls Shareholder Returns

By Joe Hoppe Real Estate Investors PLC said Wednesday that its first half rent collection and occupancy was strong, and it was mulling a return of capital to shareholders. The Midlands, UK-focused real-estate investment trust said its rent collection for the six months ended June 30 stood at 95.16%, up from 92.22% at the same … Read more

Real Estate Investors 1H Rent, Occupancy Was Strong; Mulls Shareholder Returns

By Joe Hoppe Real Estate Investors PLC said Wednesday that its first half rent collection and occupancy was strong, and it was mulling a return of capital to shareholders. The Midlands, UK-focused real-estate investment trust said its rent collection for the six months ended June 30 stood at 95.16%, up from 92.22% at the same … Read more