Hot Reads: House GOP Attacks on ESG Intensifying

Plus, why January’s strong returns bode well for the rest of the year.

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House GOP About to Beat the ESG Drum Even Harder (Bloomberg)
In America, the right’s political onslaught on sustainable investing is beginning in earnest.

 

Why a Strong January Could Mean a Better Year to Come (Institutional Investor)
Historical precedent suggests there’s an 80% chance that markets will continue to go up, according to Qontigo.

 

Do We Know What Causes Inflation? (Jackson Hole Economics)
Why the Phillips Curve model is not a reliable tool to explain or forecast inflation.

 

Capital Gains Tax Eats Away at Returns on India ETFs (Financial Times)
Foreign investors owning Indian stocks are subject to taxation of up to 15%.

 

Research Finds Gender Bias Against Female Fund Managers (Alpha Architect)
Simply put, investors react less to the performance of female fund managers.

 

The Investing Habits of Millionaires (Of Dollars & Data)
A look at their asset allocations, market timing and security selection.

 

EM Funds See Big Inflows in January on China Reopening (Reuters)
The iShares Core Emerging Markets ETF (IEMG) alone took in $3.2 billion during the month.

Heather Bell is a former managing editor of etf.com. She has also held editorial positions at Dow Jones Indexes and Lehman Brothers. Bell is a graduate of Dartmouth college and resides in the Denver area with her two dogs.