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    1. Shareholders, Small-Town America Enemy No. 1?

      Shareholders, Small-Town America Enemy No. 1?

      Did greedy investors really destroy small-town America?  That's about the only conclusion one can draw from a Washington Post article last week recounting how Endicott, New York, where International Business Machines Corp. was founded and based for many years, was gutted as the company responded to shareholders who insisted on better investment returns...

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    2. RBC's Taylor to be First Female Chair of Canadian Bank

      RBC's Taylor to be First Female Chair of Canadian Bank

      Royal Bank of Canada (RY) said Kathleen Taylor will take over as chairman in 2014, making her the first woman to lead the board of one of the nation’s biggest lenders.  David O’Brien, 71, will retire at the end of the year and remain on the board until the company’s annual general meeting on Feb. 26, Toronto-based RBC, Canada’s largest bank, said yesterday in a statement...

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    3. Green Mountain CEO Faces Percolating Issue of Who's Boss

      Green Mountain CEO Faces Percolating Issue of Who's Boss

      With Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. poised to report its slowest quarterly sales growth since 2005, Chief Executive Officer Lawrence J. Blanford faces pressure to prove the company is a sustainable business. The question for investors is whether Blanford, hired five years ago to help Green Mountain transcend its startup culture, can shake off the influence of founder Robert P. Stiller. While Stiller was removed as chairman in May after improperly using his shares to back personal loans, he

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