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    1. Disney and 21st Century Fox are Climbing as Report Says a Deal for Assets is Coming Thursday

      Disney and 21st Century Fox are Climbing as Report Says a Deal for Assets is Coming Thursday
      • Disney and Fox are all set to announce the sale of Fox's entertainment assets to Disney later this week, CNBC's David Faber reports.
      • The news sent shares of both the companies higher.
      • Watch the price of Fox move in real time on Markets Insider.

      Reports that 21st Century Fox is expected to announce the sale of its entertainment business to Disney on Thursday have sent shares of both companies higher...

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    2. Barnes and Noble Spikes After Reportedly Being Approached About Going Private

      Barnes and Noble Spikes After Reportedly Being Approached About Going Private
      • Barnes and Noble's shares are up 11.4% to $7.35 after a report from the Wall Street Journal says the company has been approached about going private.
      • The proposal came from activist investor Sandell Asset Management, with a potential deal offer of $750 million, including debt.
      • There are multiple hurdles to overcome if the proposal is to work, including arranging $500 million in debt financing...
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    3. Procter and Gamble Slides After Claiming Victory in Biggest Proxy Fight in History

      Procter and Gamble Slides After Claiming Victory in Biggest Proxy Fight in History

      Procter and Gamble, the maker of household products like Tide and Crest, is sliding after claiming victory in a proxy battle with activist investor Nelson Peltz.

      Shares were down as much as 2.66% after the company said investors had rebuffed the activist investor. P&G is trading at $91.10 as of 11 a.m. in New York on Tuesday...

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    4. GE is Sliding After an Activist Investor Lands a Board Seat (GE)

      GE is Sliding After an Activist Investor Lands a Board Seat (GE)

      General Electric's new CEO is making it clear who is in charge now.

      John Flannery, GE's new CEO and chairman of the board, approved a new activist shareholder to the board just days after a chief financial officer shakeup, Bloomberg reports. The company's stock is down about 3% on Monday after the news.

      On Monday, Flannery named Ed Garden, a founding partner of activist investing firm Trian Fund Management, to GE's board of directors, according to a report from Rick Clough of Bloomberg...

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    5. Nestle and L'Oreal are getting a Boost from an Activist Investor

      Nestle and L'Oreal are getting a Boost from an Activist Investor

      Nestle's stock price is getting a huge boost from an activist hedge fund.

      Daniel Loeb, famous for being a successful activist investor in companies like Yahoo and Sony, has set his sights on the consumer conglomerate Nestle.

      Loeb's hedge fund, Third Point, released a note Sunday disclosing its share in Nestle. The fund currently owns roughly 40 million shares, worth about $3.5 billion...

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    6. Whole Foods Stock Soars After Being Bought by Amazon

      Whole Foods Stock Soars After Being Bought by Amazon

      Amazon announced a huge move to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion Friday morning.

      Trading of Whole Foods shares was temporarily halted shortly after the announcement and the stock saw a huge bump once trading resumed.

      Shares of Whole Foods are currently trading at around the offer price of $42, which puts the grocer up about 27.5% on its opening price...

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