Increasingly, businesses are being called to commit to their values and stand by them in order to maintain their integrity.
Just like businesses, investors should not be passive in watching these events unfold. An active screening of companies or sectors might be employed. Volatility is something that be mitigated in this environment. The ability to measure integrity or values needs a research capability that goes further than numbers. Added to this, policy changes in the US will either benefit or disadvantage individual stocks in different measure and, consequently, there will be winners and losers.
Since our new POTUS took office nearly three weeks ago, hundreds of companies from tech to retail giants have been forced to deal with a torrent of emotional responses from their customers and employees, unleashed by Trump’s executive orders and tweets.