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Market Commentary – Q4 2023

Quo VADIS – Where are you going? By Theresa Gusman Overview The S&P 500 advanced 11.7% in the fourth quarter, cementing a 24.3% rise in 2023. Through most of last year, the S&P 500’s narrow leadership camouflaged the paltry returns of the broader index and punished investors underweight the Artificial Intelligence (AI)-fueled stocks known as […]

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Majority Vote Leads to Enhanced Lobbying Disclosure at Travelers Insurance

After a majority of shareholders voted in favor of First Affirmative’s lobbying disclosure proposal at the 2022 annual shareholder meeting, Travelers responded to our 2023 proposal by agreeing to disclose lobbying expenditures for all trade associations where company dues exceeds $25,000 annually.   This disclosure commitment is the end of a seven-year ongoing engagement with Travelers. […]

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