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    1. Larry Fink, CEO of $6.3 Trillion Manager BlackRock, Just Sent a Warning Letter to CEOs Everywhere

      Larry Fink, CEO of $6.3 Trillion Manager BlackRock, Just Sent a Warning Letter to CEOs Everywhere
      • BlackRock CEO Larry Fink on Tuesday sent a letter to CEOs of public companies outlining his expectation that they start accounting for their effect on society.
      • BlackRock, a $6.3 trillion asset manager, is doubling the size of its investor-stewardship program, which aims to engage with companies rather than rely on proxy voting.
      • "Society is demanding that companies, both public and private, serve a social purpose," Fink wrote...
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    2. Warren Buffett talks About Investing, Technology, Risks, and Mistakes

      Warren Buffett talks About Investing, Technology, Risks, and Mistakes

      Welcome to a special Warren Buffett-themed edition of Finance Insider, Business Insider's summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours.

      Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway hosted its annual meeting on Saturday.

      The event has become a huge occasion and is sometimes called "Woodstock for Capitalists" or "Buffettpalooza." Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger answered around five hours of questions. Here are the headlines from the day:

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    3. Here's what it's like to be a Shareholder at Berkshire Hathaway's Annual Meeting

      Here's what it's like to be a Shareholder at Berkshire Hathaway's Annual Meeting

      Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting — a financial pilgrimage that draws throngs of CEO Warren Buffett's admirers from around the world — is on Saturday.

      Buffett and his vice chairman, Charlie Munger, will take questions from journalists, analysts, and shareholders for seven hours in Omaha, Nebraska...

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    4. The Brazilian Billionaire Who Bought Heinz and Burger King is Trying to Strike a ~$250 billion Deal

      The Brazilian Billionaire Who Bought Heinz and Burger King is Trying to Strike a ~$250 billion Deal

      Jorge Lemann is behind some of America's most iconic consumer brands.  The Brazilian billionaire's investment company, 3G Capital, has invested in or backed takeovers of Kraft, Heinz, Burger King, Tim Hortons, Anheuser Busch and SAB Miller.  Now, Kraft Heinz — which counts Lemann and Warren Buffett among its top shareholders — is pushing for a deal for Unilever...

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    5. 20 Women in Finance You Should Add to Your Company's Board

      20 Women in Finance You Should Add to Your Company's Board

      Companies make all kinds of excuses to not bring women onto the team, from a broken pipeline to not wanting to "lower" their standards. Finding women to add to a company's board is even harder since the job listings aren't posted publicly and advertised widely to attract a diverse network, says Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, CEO of Joyus and founder of theBoardlist...

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