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    1. A Passionate Army of Shareholders Has Shouldered MoviePass’ Massive Losses, as its Leadership Feeds Them Empty Assurances

      A Passionate Army of Shareholders Has Shouldered MoviePass’ Massive Losses, as its Leadership Feeds Them Empty Assurances
      • MoviePass and its parent company, Helios and Matheson Analytics, have covered massive losses by selling new shares of stock to a passionate base of retail shareholders.
      • At a special shareholders meeting in July, Helios CEO Ted Farnsworth characterized them as an “army” and stressed that he had their best interests in mind, while seeking support for measures he needed passed.
      • Within days, several assurances Farnsworth made at the meeting started to unwind...
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    2. 24 Mind-Blowing Facts About Warren Buffett and his $87 Billion Fortune

      24 Mind-Blowing Facts About Warren Buffett and his $87 Billion Fortune
      • Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has a net worth of $87.1 billion.
      • He turns 88 years old on Thursday, August 30.
      • Buffett is a generous philanthropist having given away more than $27 billion in the last decade.
      • The billionaire is known for his frugal habits, like his daily McDonald's breakfast and insistence on using a flip phone...
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    3. Imagine If Shareholders Didn’t Come First

      Imagine If Shareholders Didn’t Come First

      (Bloomberg Opinion) -- U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has proposed a bill -- the Accountable Capitalism Act -- that would require large companies to create corporate charters that take account of the interests of workers, customers and communities in addition to shareholders. To enforce this dictum, it would give each company’s employees the power to elect 40 percent of the corporate directors. Right now, U.S. corporations are set up to maximize the value of their shareholders....

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    4. Why U.S. Corporate Boards Don’t Include Workers

      Why U.S. Corporate Boards Don’t Include Workers

      (Bloomberg Opinion) -- In Germany, it’s considered perfectly normal that half the members of corporate boards are representatives of the corporation’s employees. In the U.S., where Senator Elizabeth Warren recently proposed 40-percent worker representation, it seems like a radical idea.Why the difference? Those employee board seats in Germany are required by a 1976 law, and in the U.S. corporations could put worker representatives on their boards if they wanted to...

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    5. Fred Wilson: Being Public

      Fred Wilson: Being Public
      • The back and forth that Elon Musk did over the last few weeks about being public begs the question about whether the challenges of operating a public company outweigh the benefits.
      • The pressure of quarter to quarter execution is hard on a team. But running a company is hard.
      • People are always working against you. Your competitors are working against you. The media may be working against you. The regulators may be working against you...
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    6. IRS Guidance on Exec Comp Changes Falls Short

      IRS Guidance on Exec Comp Changes Falls Short

      However, the guidance “doesn’t really address a lot of the meaty issues,” says Andrew Liazos, leader of the executive compensation group for law firm McDermott Will & Emery. It’s expected that regulations eventually will be proposed to fill the gaps, but “that will take awhile,” laments Liazos, who posted a summary analysis of the guidance on Thursday...

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    7. The Rise of Larry Ellison, the Jet-Setting 74-Year-Old Billionaire Founder of Oracle

      The Rise of Larry Ellison, the Jet-Setting 74-Year-Old Billionaire Founder of Oracle

      Last week, Larry Ellison, the founder and chairman of the international giant Oracle, turned 74 years old — and remains one of the most interesting figures in tech.

      Whether yacht racing or buying whole Hawaiian islands or trash-talking competitors, it's always a wonder to see what Ellison will do next. At the time of writing, Forbes pegs his net worth at about $60 billion...

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    8. SEC Whistleblower Protections: Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley Prohibitions Against Retaliation

      SEC Whistleblower Protections: Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley Prohibitions Against Retaliation

      Threatening; Harassing; or Directly or indirectly, or in any other manner discriminating against, a whistleblower in the terms and conditions of employment. Does the Dodd-Frank whistleblower protection law require a whistleblower to demonstrate that the employer knew about the whistleblower’s disclosure to the SEC? No. ...

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    9. Elizabeth Warren: Companies Shouldn’t Be Accountable Only to Shareholders

      Elizabeth Warren: Companies Shouldn’t Be Accountable Only to Shareholders

      My new bill would require corporations to answer to employees and other stakeholders as well. Photo: Richard Drew/Associated Press Elizabeth Warren Aug. 14, 2018 7:01 p.m. ET Corporate profits are booming, but average wages haven’t budged over the past year. The U.S. economy has run this way for decades, partly because of a fundamental change in business practices dating back to the 1980s. On Wednesday I’m introducing legislation to fix it...

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    10. Study Finds Companies Run Better With LGBTQ Leadership

      Study Finds Companies Run Better With LGBTQ Leadership

      Study Finds Companies Run Better With LGBTQ Leadership "Simply put, diversity is good for business." by Lamar Dawson 22h ago If your company is underperforming, maybe you don’t have enough gays in your directory. According to a recent study commissioned by the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, businesses with LGBTQ representation in senior leadership report better firm performance than those without.

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