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With Crowding in U.S. Market, Activist Investors Look to Europe

American hedge funds are taking their aggressive strategies overseas and finding more acceptance from international shareholders......»»

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Shareholders Demand More Drastic Shifts at Nestlé

The changes requested by the Third Point hedge fund underscore the idea that legacy food brands must radically shake up their portfolios to remain profitable......»»

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Activist Investors, After Saturating U.S. Market, Look to Europe

American hedge funds are taking their aggressive strategies overseas and finding more acceptance from international shareholders......»»

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DealBook: Can Good Corporate Citizenship Be Measured?

Investors have embraced a new three-letter abbreviation — E.S.G., or “environmental, social and governance” — as a yardstick for companies. How meaningful is it?.....»»

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Jury Selection in Martin Shkreli Trial Begins With Name Calling

Prosecutors and defense lawyers agreed to strike more than a dozen jurors for cause based on their opinions of Mr. Shkreli, charged with securities and wire fraud......»»

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Breakingviews: Corporate Governance Looms as an Issue for Nestlé

Naming an outsider to be chief executive was a step toward shaking up the Swiss company. But he reports to his predecessor, who is now chairman......»»

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White Collar Watch: Mishandle a Fraud Search, and All That Fine Evidence Could Be for Nothing

A federal judge’s recent ruling sends a clear message to agents and prosecutors to tread carefully when using a search warrant to gather evidence......»»

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Noted Short Seller Marc Cohodes Comments On The Recent Events At Home Capital

Noted Short Seller Marc Cohodes Comments On The Recent Events At Home Capital.....»»

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In Debt: A Proposed Bankruptcy for Banks That Will Lead to Bailouts

If Congress repeals Dodd-Frank’s orderly liquidation authority, regulators would have no tools to address the failure of a financial giant......»»

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Next Stop for Preet Bharara, Fired Prosecutor? His Brother’s Media Firm

The former U.S. attorney will announce on Monday that he is joining Some Spider Studios as an executive vice president. He will also host a podcast......»»

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How a Rising Minimum Wage Affects Jobs in Seattle

Two studies offer conflicting conclusions on the law’s effects on the labor market, and some say the area’s economic boom is a larger factor......»»

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E.U. Commission Approves Billions in Aid for 2 Italian Banks

With unexpected speed, European officials approved a plan to use Italian taxpayer money to protect depositors in two faltering banks......»»

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Morning Agenda: Third Point Sets Sights on Nestlé

The hedge fund mogul Daniel S. Loeb has called on the Swiss food giant to shed its stake in L’Oréal and broadly shake up its strategy......»»

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Your Credit Score May Soon Look Better

The three major credit bureaus will eliminate tax liens and civil judgments from the information they collect, starting July 1......»»

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Third Point, a Hedge Fund, Sets Its Activist Sights on Nestlé

The fund, run by Daniel S. Loeb, has called on the Swiss food giant to sell its stake in L’Oréal and move more quickly to adapt to changing consumer tastes......»»

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In Towns Already Hit by Steel Mill Closings, a New Casualty: Retail Jobs

Thousands of workers face unemployment as retailers struggle to adapt to online shopping. But even as e-commerce grows, it isn’t absorbing these workers......»»

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Third Point Takes $3.5 Billion Stake in Nestlé

The activist hedge fund, run by Daniel S. Loeb, has called on Nestlé to sell its stake in L’Oréal and move more quickly to adapt to changing consumer tastes......»»

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After Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis, Worries Shift to Virgin Islands

With debts piling up and lenders growing nervous, the U.S. Virgin Islands is approaching the same kind of fiscal crisis that engulfed Puerto Rico......»»

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In Towns Already Hit by Factory Closings, a New Casualty: Retail Jobs

Thousands of workers face unemployment as retailers struggle to adapt to online shopping. But even as e-commerce grows, it isn’t absorbing these workers......»»

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Easiest Path to Riches on the Web? An Initial Coin Offering

Programmers are selling digital currencies redeemable for services that do not exist. Where some see a financing revolution, others see trouble......»»

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