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    1. Bill Ackman's Hedge Fund Has Reportedly Amassed a $1 Billion Stake in Lowe's

      Bill Ackman's Hedge Fund Has Reportedly Amassed a $1 Billion Stake in Lowe's
      • Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Capital has reportedly amassed a $1 billion stake in Lowe's.
      • News of the investment comes one day after Lowe's tapped Home Depot veteran Marvin Ellison to lead the chain.
      • Lowe's reported first quarter earnings on Wednesday that missed Wall Street expectations for profit, revenue, and comparable sales.
      • Follow Lowe's stock price in real-time here.

      Add billionaire investor Bill Ackman to those who welcome the hiring of Lowe's new CEO...

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    2. Barclays Has Reportedly 'Kicked Around' the Idea of Merging With Standard Chartered

      Barclays Has Reportedly 'Kicked Around' the Idea of Merging With Standard Chartered

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      • FT: Barclays board has considered the possibility of a merger with Standard Chartered.
      • The possible deal is one plan being considered to ward off activist investor Edward Bramson, who has built a 5.4% stake in Barclays.
      • Neither side has issued statements to shareholders, suggesting no serious talks have taken place.

      LONDON — Barclays has considered the possibility of merging with Standard Chartered Bank, according to a report in the Financial Times...

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      Mentions: CEO Credit Suisse UK
    3. At This Company, The CEO Makes 6,000 Times a Typical Worker's Pay

      At This Company, The CEO Makes 6,000 Times a Typical Worker's Pay

      It's no secret that the financial divide between CEOs and average worker in the U.S. has been growing. But in one case, the pay gap between corporate chiefs and employees has reached almost 6,000-to-1: Weight Watchers, where CEO Mindy Grossman earned 5,908 times what the median worker took home last year. That's according to a new analysis of publicly reported compensation data by the AFL-CIO, the federation of unions...

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    4. Corporate Board Directors With Island Tax Haven Ties Signal Greater Levels of Tax Avoidance, Study Finds

      Corporate Board Directors With Island Tax Haven Ties Signal Greater Levels of Tax Avoidance, Study Finds

      U.S. companies with board directors who have connections to well-known island tax havens of the Bahamas, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands exhibit significantly greater tax avoidance than other companies, according to a novel study that includes two University of Kansas School of Business professors and one alumnus...

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    5. Shell Investors Vote Down Global-Warming Proposal

      Shell Investors Vote Down Global-Warming Proposal

      THE HAGUE--Royal Dutch Shell PLC RDSB shareholders voted down Tuesday a proposal requiring the company align its strategy with efforts to limit global warming, signaling support for steps the company has already taken on climate change. The resolution, put forward by Dutch activist shareholder group Follow This, won just 5% of the shareholder proxy vote...

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    6. Fortune 500: The 12 Companies With Zero Women on Their Boards

      Fortune 500: The 12 Companies With Zero Women on Their Boards

      By Claire Zillman 6:30 AM EDT By the time Jennifer Tejada and ­Jennifer Hyman joined the board of Estée Lauder in April, both were accustomed to being deluged with opportunities to claim a seat at the boardroom table. “Quite a few ­companies have approached me,” says Hyman, CEO of wardrobe-­rental startup Rent the Runway. Tejada, CEO of cloud-computing company PagerDuty, recalls fielding inbound inquiries multiple times a month. “Sometimes multiple times a week,” she says.

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    7. JC Penney Tumbles as its CEO heads to Lowe’s

      JC Penney Tumbles as its CEO heads to Lowe’s
      • JC Penney chief executive Marvin Ellison will be the new CEO of Lowe's.
      • Shares of the embattled chain sank as much as 8%.
      • Follow JCP stock in real-time here.

      Shares of JC Penney fell as much as 8% in early trading Tuesday after it was announced that CEO and chairman Marvin Ellison resigned and is headed to Lowe’s home improvement chain...

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      Mentions: CEO Bloomberg Lowe's
    8. New York Stock Exchange Appoints First Female Leader

      New York Stock Exchange Appoints First Female Leader

      New York Stock Exchange appoints first female leader 22 May 2018 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Stacey Cunningham held senior positions at Nasdaq before moving to the NYSE The New York Stock Exchange has appointed its first female leader more than two centuries after it was established. Stacey Cunningham will be elevated to the leadership role from her current position of chief operating officer...

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      Mentions: NYSE
    9. Halliburton Shareholders Vote Down Executive Compensation plan - Halliburton Company HAL)

      Halliburton Shareholders Vote Down Executive Compensation plan - Halliburton Company HAL)

      Halliburton ( HAL ) shareholders have voted against the company’s executive compensation for the first time. HAL says it is disappointed by the non-binding vote as executive retention is especially important during a CEO transition period, noting that other oilfield services companies have tended to aggressively recruit its executives for their own leadership teams; HAL says more than 25 of its former executives left the company to become senior execs at similar companies...

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    10. Lloyds Banking: Faces Shareholder Revolt as CEO's Pay is 95 Times That of Average Worker

      Lloyds Banking: Faces Shareholder Revolt as CEO's Pay is 95 Times That of Average Worker

      Lloyds Banking Group is facing the prospect of a shareholder rebellion after giving its chief executive, António Horta Osório, a pay packet that is nearly 100 times larger than the average worker’s at the bank. The advisory group Institutional Shareholders Services (ISS) has recommended a vote against the bank’s remuneration report at the annual general meeting on 24 May, highlighting discrepancies between “pay and relative performance”...

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    11. Arca Capital to Work With Icahn to Oppose AmTrust Privatization Plan

      Arca Capital to Work With Icahn to Oppose AmTrust Privatization Plan

      /PRNewswire/ -- Arca Capital, one of the largest shareholders of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., plans to work with Carl Icahn and other minority shareholders in opposing the proposed privatization transaction. A recent disclosure from Carl Icahn has revealed that he owns in excess of eighteen million shares of the ...

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    12. Wells Fargo Altered Documents About Business Clients

      Wells Fargo Altered Documents About Business Clients

      Email Wells Fargo is still under fire from shareholders, angry activists and assertive regulators, a year and a half after the fake-accounts scandal erupted. The embattled bank is bracing for another hostile crowd on Tuesday, when it holds its annual shareholder meeting in Des Moines, Iowa, for the first time. At last year's, an activist shareholder was kicked out after an outburst that halted the meeting...

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    13. Chesapeake Shareholders Reject Executive Pay Plan

      Chesapeake Shareholders Reject Executive Pay Plan

      Chesapeake shareholders reject executive pay plan Chesapeake Energy Corp. shareholders on Friday rejected the company's executive compensation plan in a nonbinding, advisory vote. The proposal received 45 percent of the vote. Chairman Brad Martin defended the compensation plan at the company's annual shareholder meeting Friday, saying the firms recommending shareholders vote against the plan didn't understand the factors the plan considers...

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    14. Campbell Soup CEO Denise Morrison Abruptly Exits Amid Review

      Campbell Soup CEO Denise Morrison Abruptly Exits Amid Review

      NEW YORK - The top executive at Campbell Soup will retire and the company is undergoing a strategic review as it tries to revive sales that have been under pressure due to shifting American tastes. Denise Morrison, who has been has been CEO since 2011, is being replaced immediately by Keith McLoughlin, who will lead the company on an interim basis. Shares plunged more than 12 percent at ...

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      Mentions: CEO acquisition Citi
    15. Land & Buildings Sends Letter to Brookdale Senior Living’s Board of Directors and Shareholders

      Land & Buildings Sends Letter to Brookdale Senior Living’s Board of Directors and Shareholders

      Today Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC (“Land & Buildings”) issued the following letter to Brookdale Senior Living Inc.’s (NYSE:BKD) (“Brookdale” or the “Company”) Board of Directors (the “Board”) and Shareholders. May 18, 2018 Dear Brookdale Board of Directors and Fellow Brookdale Shareholders: As fellow Brookdale shareholders, we want to congratulate Brookdale and Ms. Lucinda Baier for a great first quarter...

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