Signs of Slowing

Figure 8’s 3Q’19 Quarterly Comments

 Signs of Slowing  There were growing signs of a slowing economy during the 3rd quarter, but markets held stable nonetheless. The US-based S&P 500 finished up […]

Figure 8’s 2Q’19 Quarterly Comments

In The Quarter Stocks continued their upward rise through the second quarter of 2019. There were a few bumps (e.g., a weak May on trade threats […]

Lisa Cooper – Global Talent Idaho and Figure 8 Investment, Boise Idaho

Our friend Judy Dorsey, founder of sustainability consulting firm Brendle Group, has just started a six-month sabbatical to explore the linkages between climate disruption and migration. […]

They escaped ‘certain death’ as refugees. Now they study every Sunday to become Idaho doctors

Some of the most valued workers in America come from foreign countries, and that includes the highly trained and experienced doctors profiled here.  All were forced […]
Nancy Jones

Pittsburgh Business Times 30 Under 30 winner: Nancy Jones, Figure 8 Investment Strategies

Nancy Jones is an associate at Figure 8 Investment Strategies* and a winner of the Pittsburgh Business Times’ 30 Under 30 award program. Here are some […]

Figure 8 Joins Investor Action on Gun Violence

Figure 8 has joined 142 institutional investors, collectively representing US$ 634BN in assets, calling on corporations to take action to ensure that they are not indirectly […]

Figure 8, Social Impact and Humanics at Fresno State

Our Monday night SOC 186 class has had the pleasure of having Lisa Cooper CFA, CFP of Figure 8 Investment Strategies be our guest speaker/lecturer/presenter twice […]

Oliver Russell’s Changemakers interviews Lisa Leff Cooper

Lisa Cooper has been working at the intersection of economics and social justice for most of her career. Today, she’s the founder of Figure 8 Investment Strategies, […]

Figure 8 Speaks Out Against White House’s Reconsideration of Conflict Minerals Rule

If you’ve been skimming headlines on the new administration you’re aware that many regulations are under coming under intense scrutiny from legislators. One of them is section 1502 of […]

Investors Urge Banks To Support Rerouting Dakota Access Pipeline

Figure 8 has joined more than 130 investors, representing over $685 billion in assets under management, to call upon banks financing the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to address […]