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    1. Viacom Plus CBS May Equal Not Much

      Viacom Plus CBS May Equal Not Much

      Summary Viacom appears to want a merger between it and CBS. A bigger company offers a bigger collection of platforms, and it may make the job of executives seeking overall shareholder value expansion easier. There are many risks to such a strategy: CBS is a different beast, the skills of Leslie Moonves may not translate over to the Viacom side of the equation...

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      Mentions: CEO stock options
    2. MeetMe Investors Might Have A Question Or Two

      MeetMe Investors Might Have A Question Or Two

      Preparing analyses and information requested by the auditors, drafting and revising the 10-K, interfacing with counsel, working through issues and questions from the audit committee, securing approval to file the 10-K from the audit committee and the board, and beginning work on the 10-Q for the first quarter. It is common sense that financial executives leaving the employ of a public company early in the year generally don't want to leave their employer until after the 10-K is filed...

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    3. Mattel: How Did The Bears Get This Stock So Wrong?

      Mattel: How Did The Bears Get This Stock So Wrong?

      Mattel, America's leading toy manufacturer, limped into 2016 under a cloud of pessimism, exemplified by a massive short bet against its stock. MAT shares have rebounded strongly but remain heavily shorted. A profitable contrarian investment opportunity still exists. I examine and attempt to dismantle some of the most common bearish arguments against investing in Mattel...

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    4. REIT Investors Can Avoid 'Home Country Bias'

      REIT Investors Can Avoid 'Home Country Bias'

      “Home country bias” describes a situation in which a portfolio is invested disproportionately in companies from one’s own country. Studies have shown that “home country bias” is prevalent in the portfolios of both professional and non-professional investors and may impair long-term risk/return performance ...

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    5. Walgreens - The Board And The Merger

      Walgreens - The Board And The Merger

      Walgreens has an unusual situation where the CEO, board director, and largest shareholder (by a large margin) are all the same person - with benefits and concerns.

      The Board Skills Matrix, our new feature, helps show investors how well board skills and experiences align with company strategy and marketplace shifts.....

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    6. Vornado Is Getting Simpler But This 'Big Kahuna' Is No SWAN

      Vornado Is Getting Simpler But This 'Big Kahuna' Is No SWAN

      History tells us that investors should favor simplicity over complexity. There are hundreds of examples of corporate failures that were caused by complicated business strategies and no true circle of competence. As companies increase their complexity, they often fail to pay attention to their flaws, and they become more vulnerable to risk of loss ...

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    7. Mondelez: Hersheys Acquisition Is Likely To Fail. So, What Is Next?

      Mondelez: Hersheys Acquisition Is Likely To Fail. So, What Is Next?

      The company made a preliminary, non-binding indication of interest to acquire Hersheys for a mixture of cash and stock, but the offer was immediately rejected. The Hersheys’ trustees, who need to approve any acquisition, are under pressure to keep the company independent, but also have a legal obligation to maximize trust revenue ...

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    8. How Do The Facebook Directors Compare To Their Peers?

      How Do The Facebook Directors Compare To Their Peers?

      Many investors have shared that they need more engagement to truly assess the quality of board candidates. 77% of Facebook's board have Strategy expertise (Median: 53%) and more than 88% have leadership expertise (Median: 87%). Facebook could consider adding a director with more international skills (or perhaps more clearly disclosing to shareholders the international experience of their current board of directors)...

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