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Why Is Whole Foods Afraid of Its Shareholders?

Nell Minow | Posted 02.26.2015 | Business
Nell Minow

Whole Foods is so terrified that shareholders might consider voting for someone other than the management-selected candidates for the board that they have taken the extreme and outrageous step of postponing their annual meeting.

Large Shareholders Join Forces With Corporate Directors to Defeat Hedge Fund Locusts

Nell Minow | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Nell Minow

Sam Levenson once observed, "The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy." The same could be said for a new alliance between groups who have often been at odds: large institutional shareholders and corporate directors.

The Dodd-Frank Rule That's Making Non-Banking CEOs Sweat

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2012 | Business

* FSOC finalizes rule on how it will pick systemic firms * Insurers, hedge funds anxious to see if picked * Firms expect...

BofA Close To Record Settlement Over Mortgage-Securities

Posted 08.28.2011 | Business

UPDATE: Bank of America Corp settled nearly all of the claims related to the legacy Countrywide-issued first-lien residential mortgage-backed sec...

BlackRock CEO Makes Fortune While Stock Sinks

Bloomberg | Nikolaj Gammeltoft and Laura Marcinek | Posted 07.25.2011 | Business

BlackRock Inc. (BLK) Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink told investors on a conference call in January last year that the world's biggest money manage...

Commodity Trader Plans Huge IPO, But Not Everyone's Convinced

Posted 07.04.2011 | Business

HONG KONG/LONDON (Elzio Barreto and Clara Ferreira-Marques) - Top commodity trader Glencore sought a strong debut for this month's share offering,...