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    1. Walmart Slashed Tax Bill By Giving Top Execs Big Bonuses

      Walmart Slashed Tax Bill By Giving Top Execs Big Bonuses

      The largest private employer in the U.S. continues to exploit tax breaks to rewards its executives, according to the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), a D.C. based think tank which has researched executive compensation, and Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF), a tax reform coalition. That finding was published in a [...]

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    2. Five Lessons Board Directors Can Learn From Activist Investors

      Five Lessons Board Directors Can Learn From Activist Investors

      This article is by Sally Blount, dean of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a member of the board of Abbott Laboratories. The growing role of activist investors in Fortune 500 companies over the past decade has created a lot of stress and uncertainty. Some directors and chief [...]

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    3. Groupon, Down 40% In 2014, Finally Does Something For Shareholders

      Groupon, Down 40% In 2014, Finally Does Something For Shareholders

      Today trading below $7, Groupon

      is down about 40% so far year to date.  Management is  still groping for a way to reinvent itself when, as predicted, the daily deal business turned out to not be a viable long term strategy. It was too easily copied by everybody from the local newspaper and TV station to Amazon, everyone’s most formidable competitor.

      Mind you, even the smart people at Google

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    4. Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel Resigns In Data Breach Fallout

      Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel Resigns In Data Breach Fallout

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      Target's Target's CEO is the latest casualty of the widespread data breach that saw hackers steal personal data and credit card information from millions of customers.

      On Monday, the Minneapolis-based retail chain announced that 35-year company veteran Gregg Steinhafel had stepped down effective immediately.

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    5. America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies

      America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies

      As one-time corporate superpowers Enron and WorldCom collapsed like dominoes, James Kaplan grew tired of the routine spin on financial wrongdoing. Kaplan, director of proprietary ratings provider and investment adviser GMI Ratings, wanted to find a way to identify nefarious corporate behaviors and, at the same time, spotlight companies who abstained...

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    6. Boards Of Directors Still Need More Diversity And Youth

      Boards Of Directors Still Need More Diversity And Youth

      The responsibilities facing boards of directors today are very different from what they were years ago, and rightly so. Mostly gone, but not entirely, are the "old boy" networks of good friends of the company chairman. The short meeting and long lunch brigade where business was concluded on a nod and a wink, and where the meeting minutes were passed around for approval immediately after the ...

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    7. As Wall Street Cheers Takeovers, Facebook's Buy Draws Skeptics

      As Wall Street Cheers Takeovers, Facebook's Buy Draws Skeptics

      Merger arbitrageurs used to have an easy calculus. When a big-time corporate takeover was announced they would go long the target, short the acquirer and pick up a few pennies on the dollar for their trouble. These days the trade is going the other way, with corporate buyers being rewarded by Wall Street for having the gumption to use their cash for something beyond dividends and share repurchases. Take the example Wednesdaymorning, when Signet Jewelers raced higher after agreeing to pony up $1.4 billion for diamond-dealing rival Zale Corporation.

       

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    8. Newly Elected President Of Institute of Medicine Is On The Pepsico Board Of Directors

      Newly Elected President Of Institute of Medicine Is On The Pepsico Board Of Directors

      Earlier today I reported the news that Victor Dzau, the chancellor for health affairs at Duke University and the CEO of the Duke University Health System, would become the next president of the Institute of Medicine. But I  failed to remember that I had written about Dzau several years ago. I think it will be of interest to many observers that Dzau currently serves on the Board of Directors of Pepsico. I've asked the IOM for a comment about this.

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