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    1. A Tesla Board Member Was Ousted From His Venture Capital Firm Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations — Now There are Calls for him to be Booted From the Automaker Too

      A Tesla Board Member Was Ousted From His Venture Capital Firm Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations — Now There are Calls for him to be Booted From the Automaker Too
      • Steve Jurvetson, a member of Tesla's board since 2009, has been on a leave of absence for six months.
      • Proxy firm Glass Lewis is advising shareholders to boot him from his position due to the absence.
      • There is also pressure from investors to remove the board's director, as well as CEO Elon Musk's brother.
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      Board seats are set to be a hot topic of discussion when Tesla shareholders vote at the company’s annual meeting next month...

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    2. Elon Musk's Brother Should be Booted from Tesla's Board as the Company's Looking 'more tenuous than ever'

      Elon Musk's Brother Should be Booted from Tesla's Board as the Company's Looking 'more tenuous than ever'
      • Tesla should remove Kimball Musk, James Murdoch, and Antonio Gracias from its board, an activist investor group said Wednesday.
      • CtW Investment Group said the company's "continuing success looks more tenuous than ever."
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      A group of activist investors wants to radically shake up Tesla's board of directors...

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    3. Vanguard's Chairman Says Cryptocurrencies Pose an ‘Idiosyncratic Risk’

      Vanguard's Chairman Says Cryptocurrencies Pose an ‘Idiosyncratic Risk’
      • Vanguard Group chairman F. William McNabb said Thursday that the ongoing cryptocurrency boom worries him “a little bit.”
      • "If something’s too good to be true, it probably is," he told Bloomberg TV.

      Vanguard Group chairman F. William "Bill" McNabb remains hesitant about the cryptocurrency craze, he told Bloomberg TV on Thursday...

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    4. Viacom Surges After Reports it's in Talks to Merge with CBS

      Viacom Surges After Reports it's in Talks to Merge with CBS

       

      • Shares of media conglomerate Viacom spiked as much as 12% just before the closing bell Friday after TheWrap reported it was in talks to merge with CBS. The stock closed up 7%.
      • The news website said CBS chairman Les Moonves is now open to the consolidation, reversing his previous stance, citing three individuals with knowledge of the talks.
      • Viacom was formed in 2005 out of a split from the previous iteration of the company, with the predecessor re-branded as the CBS Corporation...
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    5. Apple could give Shareholders a Huge Dividend if Tax Reform Actually Happens

      Apple could give Shareholders a Huge Dividend if Tax Reform Actually Happens
      • As of the end of September, Apple had $268.9 billion of cash and investments on its balance sheet. Of that, $252.3 billion was held overseas for tax purposes
      • A major component of the Republican tax plan seeks to entice companies to move that cash back to the US with a one-time, special repatriation rule.
      • After paying off debts, Apple could pay a $15-$20 special dividend to get its excess cash into shareholders' hands in a speedy manner...
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