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    1. Carl Icahn to investors: 'The worst is yet to come'

      Carl Icahn to investors: 'The worst is yet to come'

      Wall Street icon Carl Icahn has a warning for his fellow investors: “The worst is yet to come.” Speaking on Wednesday at MarketWatch’s Best New Ideas in Money Festival via a remote feed, the 86-year-old Icahn delivered that grim assessment of the economy, but also spoke of areas of opportunity for investors. It’s not hard to see why the billionaire investor could offer such a pessimistic view: The stock market saw its worst first half of the year since 1970...

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    2. Icahn calls for new leadership at Xerox

      Icahn calls for new leadership at Xerox

      Icahn calls for new leadership at Xerox close breaking news Business Icahn calls for new leadership at Xerox Activist investor Carl Icahn on Tuesday called for new leadership at Xerox Corp , the maker of printers and copiers, a day after he named four nominees to the company's board of directors. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Xerox company is seen on a building in Minsk, Belarus, March 21, 2016. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko/File Photo 2 related media assets (image or videos) available.

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    3. HIGHLIGHTS-Big investors take stakes in Facebook, exit Macy's in first quarter

      HIGHLIGHTS-Big investors take stakes in Facebook, exit Macy's in first quarter

      Market 00pm EDT HIGHLIGHTS-Big investors take stakes in Facebook, exit Macy's in first quarter May 15 The following are some of the hot stocks and sectors in which hedge fund managers either took new positions or exited existing positions in the first quarter. The moves by Suvretta Capital Management and activist investor Jeff Smith’s Starboard Value were revealed in quarterly disclosures of manager stock holdings, known as 13F filings, with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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    4. U.S. Consumers Could Suffer From Dodd-Frank, CFPB Changes

      U.S. Consumers Could Suffer From Dodd-Frank, CFPB Changes

      U.S. Consumers Could Suffer From Dodd-Frank, CFPB Changes Published April 19, 2017 Massive changes to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - or the financial reform law that established it - could hurt U.S. mortgage borrowers who use the agency to fight erroneous charges and foreclosures, according to Trulia, an online real estate marketplace.

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    5. Praxair, Linde close in on deal

      Praxair, Linde close in on deal

      Praxair, Linde close in on deal Dec. 19, 2016 3:29 AM ET | About: Linde AG ADR (LNEGY) | By: Yoel Minkoff , SA News Editor According to various media reports, an agreement on their $65B merger could be announced as early as Wednesday. Initial discussions collapsed in September due to disputes over personnel, headquarters and other details, but Linde ( OTCPK:LNEGY ) is said to have revived talks after Praxair (NYSE: PX ) provided new assurances over jobs and corporate governance.

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    6. US stocks retreat, banking shares lead decline

      US stocks retreat, banking shares lead decline

      21 US stocks retreat, banking shares lead decline AFP – 33 minutes ago View Photo

      Wall Street stocks finished lower Friday following profit taking in banking shares and some other equities that had scored big gains in the post-election rally. Bank of America (Swiss: BAC-USD.SW - news ) lost 2.2 percent and Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS-PB - news ) shed 1.7 percent in reversals of the large gains seen since the November 8 election prompted a big rally in the sector.

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    7. Sumner Redstone to step down from Viacom board

      Sumner Redstone to step down from Viacom board

      Sumner Redstone, the 93-year-old billionaire, is expected to step down from the Viacom board of directors following a meeting next year. Viacom set the 2017 meeting for Feb. 6 at its headquarters in Manhattan. The news comes after Redstone and his daughter Shari Redstone earlier this week cancelled plans to merge Viacom with CBS after months of back-and-forth with their fellow directors. Redstone, through his company National Amusements, is the controlling shareholder of both Viacom and CBS. He…

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    8. Minerals Technologies Board of Directors Elects Douglas T. Dietrich Chief Executive Officer 13

      The Board of Directors of Minerals Technologies Inc. ( NYSE: MTX) announced today that it has elected Douglas T. Dietrich, 47, as Chief Executive Officer. "After an extensive search process, the Board of Directors has determined that Doug Dietrich is the most qualified candidate to assume the leadership of Minerals Technologies," said Duane R. Dunham, Chairman of the Board.

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    9. 3 New Members Appointed to Board of Singapore Land Authority,

      3 New Members Appointed to Board of Singapore Land Authority,

      Three new members have been appointed to the board of the Singapore Land Authority, the Ministry of Law announced on Monday (July 4). They are Mr Yeoh Oon Jin, the executive chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore; Ms Lock Yin Mei, a partner at Allen & Overy LLP, and Mr Ho Chee Pong, the director-general of Singapore Customs. They will each be appointed for a term of two years, which starts on Aug 1.....

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    10. Risk Management Oversight, Innovation And Competitors Top Concerns For Private Company Directors: KPMG Survey

      Risk Management Oversight, Innovation And Competitors Top Concerns For Private Company Directors: KPMG Survey

      NEW YORK, March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Private-company directors say they are concerned most about risk management oversight, assessing innovation and their competitors. Meanwhile, tight budgets and potential resource constraints pose the most significant peril to their ability to manage their top issues effectively according to a new survey from audit and advisory firm KPMG LLP.  

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    11. Xerox Agrees To Split, Give Activist Investor Carl Icahn Three Board Seats: WSJ

      Xerox Agrees To Split, Give Activist Investor Carl Icahn Three Board Seats: WSJ

      Xerox Corporation will split into two companies, one focused on hardware and the other on services. As part of the deal, Xerox will let activist investor Carl Icahn pick three members on the board of the services company, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing sources familiar with the matter.

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