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    1. Buffett Sees a Lot to Dislike in U.S. Companies

      Buffett Sees a Lot to Dislike in U.S. Companies

      What’s wrong with Corporate America? Just ask Warren Buffett. The chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and his longtime business partner, Charlie Munger, spent the weekend riffing on highly paid corporate board members who aren’t truly independent; committee meetings that waste time; and best practices embraced by managers that may not necessarily work...

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    2. Apple’s $75-Billion Buyback Plan Fuels Debate

      Apple’s $75-Billion Buyback Plan Fuels Debate

      SAN FRANCISCO—Shortly after Apple used a new tax law last year to bring back most of the $252 billion (U.S.) it had held abroad, the company said it would buy back $100 billion of its stock. On Tuesday, Apple announced its plans for another major chunk of the money: It will buy back a further $75 billion in stock. Apple has announced its plans for another major chunk of the money: It will buy back a further $75 billion in stock...

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    3. Hunter Harrison’s Death Leaves CSX’s Transformation in Question

      Hunter Harrison’s Death Leaves CSX’s Transformation in Question

      With CEO Hunter Harrison’s death on Saturday , CSX Corp. lost the counsel of a railroading legend who added almost $17 billion in value in less than a year. Now, acting chief executive officer Jim Foote will have to prove to investors that Harrison’s rapid transformation of CSX was deep enough to deliver lasting efficiency and profit...

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    4. BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins could get $55.6 million if ousted after sale

      BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins could get $55.6 million if ousted after sale

      BlackBerry chief executive Thorsten Heins could get up to $55.6 million if the embattled company is sold and he is fired, according to securities filings. The Waterloo-based company declined to comment on the figure, saying only that the information is publicly available in documents filed with Canadian securities officials . Under the change of control provisions in his contract, Heins would ...

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