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    1. Elliott Says BHP Taking Note of Critics as Fund Lifts Stake

      Elliott Says BHP Taking Note of Critics as Fund Lifts Stake

       (Bloomberg) -- BHP Billiton Ltd. appears to be heeding investors’ calls for change, activist shareholder Elliott Management Corp. said, disclosing it has boosted its holding in the world’s biggest mining company. Paul Singer’s Elliott raised its stake in BHP’s London-traded shares to 5 percent, the fund said Wednesday in a statement, from a 4.1 percent interest in April...

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      Mentions: Management
    2. Tillerson's Entirely Reasonable Pay Deal With Exxon

      Tillerson's Entirely Reasonable Pay Deal With Exxon

      (Bloomberg View) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. is planning to put about $175 million in cash into a trust for Rex Tillerson, who stepped down as the company’s chief executive officer on Jan. 1 in order to pursue a new career opportunity at the U.S. State Department. This giant payout is likely to be an issue at his Senate confirmation hearing this week. It should be. So should lots of other things...

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    3. Samsung Stock Meltdown Attracts Investors on Survival Bets

      Samsung Stock Meltdown Attracts Investors on Survival Bets

      The debacle that sent Samsung Electronics Co. to its biggest three-day stock rout since 2012 isn’t scaring TT International (HK) Ltd. and Skagen AS from South Korea’s biggest company. “Samsung offers exceptional value; we have added to our position,” said Duncan Robertson, a portfolio manager at TT International, whose Asia Pacific Equity Fund beat 90 percent of peers over the past year with a 21 percent annual return ...

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    4. The Bond Sale That May Solve Wall Street's $566 Billion Problem

      The Bond Sale That May Solve Wall Street's $566 Billion Problem

      An upcoming bond sale could determine whether Wall Street banks stay in the $566 billion business of packaging commercial mortgages into securities. The nearly $871 million issue, from Wells Fargo & Co., Bank of America Corp., and Morgan Stanley, would be the first to comply with new rules designed to make commercial mortgage-backed securities safer for investors ...

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    5. Time Short for Goldman, Morgan Stanley to Exit Billions in Funds

      Time Short for Goldman, Morgan Stanley to Exit Billions in Funds

      (Bloomberg) -- U.S. banks got a reprieve last week when the Federal Reserve gave them one more year to comply with a Volcker Rule ban on investing in private equity and hedge funds. For Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley, now comes the hard part: Exiting billions of dollars of holdings in a short time without selling some at a loss...

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      Mentions: Dodd-Frank
    6. SoftBank Board Finds No Merit to Investor Questions About Arora

      SoftBank Board Finds No Merit to Investor Questions About Arora

      SoftBank Group Corp.’s board of directors completed a review of shareholder allegations about President Nikesh Arora and concluded the claims are without merit. The board’s special committee investigated the allegations raised in a number of letters with the assistance of counsel at Shearman & Sterling LLP and Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, the company said Monday in a statement...

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