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    1. Billionaire Investor Bill Ackman Reveals a $1.2 Billion Bet on Canadian Pacific Railway

      Billionaire Investor Bill Ackman Reveals a $1.2 Billion Bet on Canadian Pacific Railway

      Bill Ackman's Pershing Square is betting big on Canadian Pacific Railway. The investor's hedge fund owned 2.8 million shares worth about $202 million at the end of December. Pershing Square now has exposure to $1.2 billion of stock through its shares and forward contracts. Bill Ackman's Pershing Square disclosed a new stake in Canadian Pacific Railway this week, heralding the firm's return to one of its most successful bets ever...

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    2. Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn Says The US Has Far Too Many Terrible CEOs — And Blames Them For Spurring High Inflation

      Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn Says The US Has Far Too Many Terrible CEOs — And Blames Them For Spurring High Inflation
      • Billionaire Carl Icahn said there are far too many "terrible CEOs" not held accountable in the US.
      • He blamed them for driving economic problems like high inflation and the widening wealth gap.
      • He spoke ahead of an HBO documentary called "Icahn: The Restless Billionaire" that premiered Tuesday...
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    3. Salesforce Will Tie Executive Pay to DEI and Sustainability Goals

      Salesforce Will Tie Executive Pay to DEI and Sustainability Goals

      Salesforce will tie executive pay to diversity and inclusion goals, the company announced Tuesday. Salesforce also said 50% of its employees now identify as being from an underrepresented group. Like many tech firms, Salesforce has faced employee criticism over its culture and lack of diversity. Salesforce will now tie executive compensation to the company's environmental, social, and governance goals, or ESG goals, the company announced Thursday...

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    4. The SEC Subpoenaed Tesla Just 10 Days After Elon Musk's Twitter Poll Asking Whether he Should Sell a Chunk of his Stock

      The SEC Subpoenaed Tesla Just 10 Days After Elon Musk's Twitter Poll Asking Whether he Should Sell a Chunk of his Stock
      • Tesla was subpoenaed by the SEC 10 days after Elon Musk asked Twitter whether he should sell 10% of his stock.
      • The regulator asked for information on Tesla's governance process around compliance with a 2018 settlement.
      • In the settlement, Musk agreed to have Tesla-related tweets vetted by a company lawyer before posting them...
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    5. Google Parent Alphabet is Splitting its Stock 20-for-1. Here's why, and what it means for investors.

      Google Parent Alphabet is Splitting its Stock 20-for-1. Here's why, and what it means for investors.
      • Google's parent company Alphabet announced a 20-for-1 stock split in its blockbuster earnings report Tuesday.
      • It was a surprise announcement aimed at making shares more affordable and appealing to smaller investors.
      • Here's what a stock split is, why Google is doing it, and what it means for investors...
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    6. Apple Told the SEC it Doesn't Silence Employees Regarding Workplace Harassment or Discrimination. New Whistleblower Documents Show That Isn't True.

      Apple Told the SEC it Doesn't Silence Employees Regarding Workplace Harassment or Discrimination. New Whistleblower Documents Show That Isn't True.

      A whistleblower's nondisclosure agreement with Apple brings new scrutiny to SEC proposal. The document demonstrates the lengths Apple will go to silence former employees. "If we can't hold the biggest company in the world accountable, who can we?" Apple whistleblower Cher Scarlett said...

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    7. Uber CEO: CEOs are Paid Too Much

      Uber CEO: CEOs are Paid Too Much

      Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesUber's top dog Dara Khosrowshahi thinks his fellow CEOs are overpaid, he said in an interview with The New York Times . "I think if you define fairness by 'fair market value,' then CEOs are paid fairly," he said. "I think if you define fairness by how you think society should value people, then I think CEOs are paid too much. You could put me in that group...

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    8. Apple Taps Debt Markets to Raise $14 Billion for Future Shareholder Payouts

      Apple Taps Debt Markets to Raise $14 Billion for Future Shareholder Payouts
      • Apple is taking advantage of the low interest rate environment to raise $14 billion in debt, according to Bloomberg.
      • The debt offering will include 40-year bonds and proceeds from will go towards buying back stock and dividend payments.
      • Apple ended its most recent quarter with $196 billion in cash, and $112 billion in debt...
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    9. Samsung's Billionaire Chairman Died on Sunday. He Once Counted Warren Buffett as a Shareholder

      Samsung's Billionaire Chairman Died on Sunday. He Once Counted Warren Buffett as a Shareholder
      • Samsung's chairman, Lee Kun-hee, died on Sunday at age 78.
      • The boss of the South Korean conglomerate once counted Warren Buffett as a shareholder.
      • Buffett, a billionaire investor and the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, made "hundreds of millions" from a rare overseas bet on Samsung, he revealed in a CNBC interview in 2018.
      • "It was a big, strong, good company," he said...
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    10. EasyJet Non-executive Director Moya Greene Not To Stand For Re-election

      EasyJet Non-executive Director Moya Greene Not To Stand For Re-election

      (RTTNews) – EasyJet Plc (ESYJY.PK, EZJ.L) Wednesday announced that Moya Greene DBE, non-executive director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee, has notified the Board that she will not be standing for re-election at the company’s next AGM. The company will announce Greene’s successor as Chair of the Remuneration Committee in due course...

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    11. Two Companies Backed by Warren Buffett Strike Deals Worth a Combined $8.6 Billion

      Two Companies Backed by Warren Buffett Strike Deals Worth a Combined $8.6 Billion
      • Two companies that count Warren Buffett as a shareholder announced acquisitions this week.
      • Liberty Global has agreed to buy Swiss telecoms rival Sunrise Communications for $7.5 billion in cash, while Brazilian payments group StoneCo is set to acquire software group Linx for $1.1 billion in cash and stock.
      • Assuming Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway hasn't altered its stakes in the two companies, they are currently worth a combined $1.3 billion...
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    12. Morgan Stanley is on Track to Resume Stock Buybacks and Raise its Dividend in 2021, CEO Says

      Morgan Stanley is on Track to Resume Stock Buybacks and Raise its Dividend in 2021, CEO Says
      • Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman sees the bank resuming stock buybacks and boosting its dividend as early as next year.
      • The bank reported record quarterly earnings Thursday morning of $1.96 per share, beating analysts' $1.12 per-share estimate.
      • Morgan Stanley now holds between $6 billion and $10 billion in "excess capital," Gorman said on CNBC, adding "we should also increase our dividend and we should be back on the buyback trail...
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    13. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Has Plowed $150 Million Into Liberty SiriusXM, and Looks Set to Invest Another $180 Million

      Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Has Plowed $150 Million Into Liberty SiriusXM, and Looks Set to Invest Another $180 Million

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      • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway looks set to invest more than $330 million into Liberty SiriusXM in a matter of weeks.
      • The billionaire investor's company spent $152 million on the media group's "C" shares between May 21 and June 1, SEC filings show.
      • Berkshire also received 4.3 million rights to buy more "C" shares as part of a rights issue, and purchased another 2.9 million rights on the open market last month...
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