Mar 24, 2023, 3:59 PM EDT
Pro-ESG Chuck Schumer was top recipient of BlackRock donations in 2022
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., was the top recipient of political donations from BlackRock, a leading investment firm advocating for environmental, social and governance investing.
Sen. Ted Cruz explains how your 401(k) may be politicized
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, unpacks the financial consequences President Biden's ESG rule could have on Americans and their investments on "Varney & Co."
BlackRock CEO Larry Fink weighs in on recession probability, US debt default
BlackRock CEO Larry Fink weighed in on the probability of a recession and the risk of the U.S. government defaulting on its debt on "The Claman Countdown."
SEC charges former BlackRock portfolio manager for failing to disclose conflict of interest
The SEC charged former BlackRock portfolio manager Randy Robertson with not disclosing a conflict of interest when he asked a client to help advance his daughter's acting career.
Kentucky warns BlackRock, JPMorgan Chase over ‘energy boycotts’
Kentucky told 11 financial institutions including BlackRock and JPMorgan Chase to stop boycotting energy companies using fossil fuels or face divestment.
Arizona divesting funds from BlackRock over ESG push
Arizona is divesting most of its funds from BlackRock, joining a growing number of states in resisting the investment firm's push for ESG policies.
ESG fallout: BlackRock CEO Larry Fink should resign, says state treasurer
North Carolina State Treasurer Dale Folwell is calling for BlackRock CEO Larry Fink to resign over the firm's ESG activism, arguing it hurts investors.
BlackRock dismisses 3 managing directors for engaging in 'coordinated' effort to quit
Steve Lessar, Konnin Tam and Veena Isaac worked for BlackRock's Private Equity Partners business.
BlackRock's Larry Fink says U.S., allies will win 'economic war' against Russia
BlackRock chairman and CEO Larry Fink says the U.S. and its allies will win the "economic war" being waged against Russia over Vladimir Putin's attack on Ukraine.
Investing in BlackRock 'a clear conflict of interest,' hurts West Virginians, treasurer says
West Virginia Treasurer Riley Moore has pulled banking contracts from BlackRock over anti-energy concerns.