Legendary BlackRock chairman and CEO discusses the ‘adaptability’ of capitalism during the Russian invasion of Ukraine on ‘The Claman Countdown.’
EXCLUSIVE: Retirement plan sponsors and investment advisors are being put on notice over prioritizing politically motivated and socially driven investment allocations.
On Friday, Rep. Andy Barr, R-Ky., and Rick Allen, R-Ga., will introduce the Ensuring Sound Guidance (ESG) Act intended to protect investors from advisors and asset managers who prioritize social and environmental goals over returns.”
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“Asset managers should be in the business of maximizing returns for investors, not pushing their own political agenda at the expense of everyday Americans. Our bill protects average Americans saving and building wealth through retirement plans,” Congressman Andy Barr, who serves as a senior member on the House Financial Services Committee, said in a statement to FOX Business.
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The bill also lends support to U.S. energy producers as consumers grapple with sky-high energy costs.
“It also preserves access to capital for energy producers to ensure costs won’t skyrocket further for Americans at the pump during a time when gas prices are at a historic high,” Barr noted.
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