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    1. U.S. Top Court Refuses to Widen Whistleblower Protections

      U.S. Top Court Refuses to Widen Whistleblower Protections

      WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to broaden protections for corporate insiders who call out misconduct, throwing out a lawsuit brought against a real estate trust by a former employee who had reported alleged wrongdoing internally but not to the Securities and Exchange Commission...

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    2. HSBC Chief Scores Bumper Farewell Pay Package

      HSBC Chief Scores Bumper Farewell Pay Package

      LONDON • HSBC has awarded departing chief executive Stuart Gulliver a £6.1 million (S$11.2 million) pay package for his final year in charge, teeing up a possible clash with investors who have challenged the lender's largesse for years. Mr Gulliver, who is leaving the bank after more than 37 years' service, including seven years at the helm, earned an annual bonus of £2.1 million last year on top of £3.9 million in salary, allowances and benefits...

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      Mentions: Investors HSBC risk
    3. Rite Aid Gains after Albertsons Agrees to the Buy the Drugstore Chain

      Rite Aid Gains after Albertsons Agrees to the Buy the Drugstore Chain
      • Rite Aid's stock rose Monday after Albertsons announced a deal to acquire the drugstore chain in a cash-and-stock deal.
      • The resulting merger will bring in an expected $83 billion in 2018 revenue.
      • After the deal closes, Albertsons' shares will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
      • View Rite Aid's stock price  in real time here...
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      Mentions: Walgreens Merger
    4. Qualcomm Raises it Bid for NXP Semiconductors

      Qualcomm Raises it Bid for NXP Semiconductors
      • Qualcomm raised its bid for NXP Semiconductors to $127.50 a share from $110.
      • Qualcomm would need to buy a minimum of 70% of NXP's outstanding shares in a tender offer.
      • The latest deal values NXP at $44 billion.

      (Reuters) - U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc raised its offer to buy NXP Semiconductors NV to $127.50 per share from $110, after being pressured by shareholders led by activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp...

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    5. BHP CEO says to Meet Activist Investor Elliott this Week

      BHP CEO says to Meet Activist Investor Elliott this Week

      MELBOURNE (Reuters) - BHP Billiton Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie said he will be meeting with activist investor Elliott Advisors this week, among others, and will be discussing their call for BHP to scrap its dual listing in the UK. Mackenzie said he wants to hear all investors' views on the dual listed structure and is open to any ideas, even after the company reiterated on Tuesday that the costs of collapsing the dual listed structure currently outweighed the benefits...

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    6. Qualcomm (NASDAQ: Qcom ) Lead Director Tom Horton Tells CNBC

      Qualcomm (NASDAQ: Qcom ) Lead Director Tom Horton Tells CNBC

      Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM ) lead director Tom Horton tells CNBC that Broadcom’s (NASDAQ: AVGO ) latest bid was “just not even close to what the value of the company is.” Horton: “We’re on the verge of reaping the benefits of all the investments we’ve made in 5G, which is rolling out in a very profound way over the next couple of years...

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    7. Proxy Adviser Supports 4 Broadcom Nominees to Qualcomm's Board to Spark a Negotiated Sale

      Proxy Adviser Supports 4 Broadcom Nominees to Qualcomm's Board to Spark a Negotiated Sale

      A top proxy advisory firm has recommended that Qualcomm investors support some but not all of Broadcom's board of director nominees as a catalyst for a negotiated deal between two semiconductor giants. After meeting with both Broadcom and Qualcomm representatives last week, Institutional ...

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    8. Investors Pressure BHP Billiton Over Dual Listing

      Investors Pressure BHP Billiton Over Dual Listing

      Investors pressure BHP Billiton over dual listing Share BHP chief Andrew Mackenzie fronts investors on Tuesday to reports what is tipped to be the miner's best half-year profit since 2014. AAP by Peter Ker Two institutional investors want BHP Billiton to provide more detail on why the time is not right to unify its dual-listed structure as suggested by activist investor Elliott Management...

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    9. Honeywell CEO's 2017 Pay Is 333 Times More Than Median Worker's

      Honeywell CEO's 2017 Pay Is 333 Times More Than Median Worker's

      Honeywell International Inc. disclosed that Chief Executive Officer Darius Adamczyk’s $16.5 million pay package for last year amounts to about 333 times more than what the company’s median employee earned, making it the first S&P 100 company to disclose the ratio. The Morris Plains, New Jersey-based firm reported the ratio Friday in a regulatory filing . Thousands of publicly traded U.S. businesses will make their inaugural disclosures this year under a mandate of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act...

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    10. Tesco Gets More Investor Pressure to Sweeten Booker Price

      Tesco Gets More Investor Pressure to Sweeten Booker Price

      Tesco Plc faces growing investor pressure to sweeten its 3.9 billion pound ($5.5 billion) offer for wholesaler Booker Group Plc ahead of a shareholder vote in less than two weeks. Alpine Associates Management Inc. opposes Tesco’s offer on the existing terms and believes Booker shareholders should vote against the deal, the investor said Friday by email. Alpine has an economic interest of 2.4 percent in Booker...

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    11. Safeguard Scientifics (SFE) Issues Statement in Response to Sierra and Yakira

      Safeguard Scientifics (SFE) Issues Statement in Response to Sierra and Yakira

      The Safeguard Board and its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee are in the process of reviewing a number of potential candidates for our Board, including, but not limited to, those candidates suggested by Sierra and Yakira. Our Board is always receptive to considering director ...

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    12. Tim Cook Explains Why You're Never Going to Visit the Inside of Apple's New $5 Billion Headquarters

      Tim Cook Explains Why You're Never Going to Visit the Inside of Apple's New $5 Billion Headquarters
      • Apple just finished a $5 billion headquarters called Apple Park. Some say it's an architectural landmark.
      • Non-Apple employees are not allowed in, though, and Apple's not likely to offer tours.
      • It's because there's a lot of confidential information inside the building, Apple CEO Tim Cook said...
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      Mentions: CEO Apple Tim Cook
    13. Yakira Capital Management Sends Public Letter to Board of Safeguard Scientifics

      Yakira Capital Management Sends Public Letter to Board of Safeguard Scientifics

      WESTPORT, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Yakira Capital Management, Inc.(“Yakira”), a long-term significant investor in Safeguard Scientifics Inc. (“SFE”, “Safeguard” or the “Company”) (NYSE:SFE), holding 2.41% of outstanding Safeguard shares, today sent a public letter to the Board of Directors (“BOD” ...

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