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    1. Papa John’s Stock Surges 12% on Report that Activist-Fund Trian Is Mulling a Takeover

      Papa John’s Stock Surges 12% on Report that Activist-Fund Trian Is Mulling a Takeover

      Papa John’s ugly year of turmoil may finally bring shareholders some welcome news: Trian Fund Management , a hedge fund led by activist investor Nelson Peltz, is evaluating a takeover of the pizza chain , the Wall Street Journal reports. The news caused Papa John’s stock to surge 12% late Monday. Other parties, including companies and private-equity funds, have also expressed interest in buying Papa John’s, the Journal said...

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    2. Activist Investors are Gearing up for More Battles in the Year Ahead, Taking Aim at Consumer Stocks

      Activist Investors are Gearing up for More Battles in the Year Ahead, Taking Aim at Consumer Stocks

      Wall Street's top activist investors continue to see more opportunity in consumer products than in any other industry even amid multiple high-profile contests at household names like Procter & Gamble and Campbell Soup. More Wall Street's top activist investors are raising lots of cash and gearing up for battle over the next year, a new report shows...

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    3. Men, Women Disagree on Gov. Mandate to Seat Women on Boards of Directors

      Men, Women Disagree on Gov. Mandate to Seat Women on Boards of Directors

      California is on its way to passing a law that would require all publicly traded companies in the state to have at least one woman on their board of directors by the end of 2019. But while men and women don’t see eye-to-eye on whether they’d want a law like this in their state, they do agree that the decision shouldn’t be up to the government...

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    4. A Team of Traders at Goldman Sachs Made $100 Million Betting on Natural Gas, and it Fueled a Huge Comeback for the Wall Street Bank

      A Team of Traders at Goldman Sachs Made $100 Million Betting on Natural Gas, and it Fueled a Huge Comeback for the Wall Street Bank
      • Goldman Sachs racked up $100 million in the first half trading natural gas, thanks to trades made by Shane Lee, a Calgary-based trader, and his team, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
      • Natural gas prices set records in early January when below-average temperatures accompanied by a snow storm dubbed the Bomb Cyclone led to soaring demand for the commodity, according to Natural Gas Intelligence...
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    5. CEO of the Beverage Giant Behind Corona: Cannabis is one of the 'Most Significant' Growth Opportunities of the Next Decade

      CEO of the Beverage Giant Behind Corona: Cannabis is one of the 'Most Significant' Growth Opportunities of the Next Decade

      Constellation Brands' CEO Rob Sands is "extremely bullish" about the burgeoning cannabis industry . He defended the company's $4 billion purchase of a 38% stake in Canopy Growth on a call with investors on Thursday. "We're not playing defense, we're playing offense," Sands said. The beverage giant behind Corona and Modelo is bullish about the future of the legal cannabis industry...

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    6. Campbell Soup Is Bracing for a Showdown With Activist Investor Third Point

      Campbell Soup Is Bracing for a Showdown With Activist Investor Third Point

      Mark Nov. 29 on your calendar. That’s the day Campbell Soup (ticker: CPB), in a full proxy filed Thursday, set for the showdown between the company and activist investor Third Point, which is seeking to replace the entire Campbell Soup board. To say Third Point was unimpressed with Campbell’s recent strategic review would be an understatement...

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    7. GE Pops After Laying Out the Details of its New CEO's Contract

      GE Pops After Laying Out the Details of its New CEO's Contract
      • General Electric shares rallied Friday after the company announced new CEO Larry Culp's compensation package.
      • If Culp is able to boost GE's stock price by 50% to 150% within four years, he would make up to $300 million, according to CNBC.
      • Watch GE trade here in real time.

      General Electric shares rallied Friday after the company announced the contract details for new CEO Larry Culp...

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    8. ISS Says Renegotiating Dell Tracking Stock Offer Would Be Best Option

      ISS Says Renegotiating Dell Tracking Stock Offer Would Be Best Option

      (Reuters) – Shareholder advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc (ISS) said on Friday that Dell Technologies Inc should renegotiate an offer to acquire a tracking stock tied to is virtualization software subsidiary VMWare Inc. Several hedge funds, including Elliott Management Corp and Canyon Capital Advisors LLC, as well as activist investor Carl ...

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    9. 'Was he high?': Elon Musk is back to Complaining About Short Sellers on Twitter, But His Gripes Don't Hold Water With Some Investors

      'Was he high?': Elon Musk is back to Complaining About Short Sellers on Twitter, But His Gripes Don't Hold Water With Some Investors
      • Last week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk reached a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission agreed with the companies board of directors to be more constrained in his use of Twitter.
      • On Friday, however, Musk was back to complaining about investors who bet against Tesla shares, saying they diminish the stock's true returns.
      • "When CEOs criticize short selling, its usually because they're looking to deflect blame for their own failing," one prominent short seller told Business Insider...
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    10. Unilever — Maker of Dove Soap and Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream — Scraps Plan to Move HQ to Netherlands After UK Shareholder Revolt

      Unilever — Maker of Dove Soap and Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream — Scraps Plan to Move HQ to Netherlands After UK Shareholder Revolt
      • Withdrawal means that for now, Britain gets to keep one of its most valuable companies as it moves closer to Brexit.
      • Scrapped plan seen as victory for shareholders, who had opposed the move.
      • Unilever decided to collapse its Anglo-Dutch structure after a business review sparked by last year’s failed $143 billion takeover approach by Kraft-Heinz...
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    11. Undervalued Hexo Drawing Interest From Pot Rivals, Activist Says

      Undervalued Hexo Drawing Interest From Pot Rivals, Activist Says

      Hexo Corp., which sped up the race for cannabis-infused beverages by partnering with Molson Coors Brewing Co. in August, is attracting interest from competitors after an activist investor publicly urged it to consider a sale. Riposte Capital published a letter in September criticizing Hexo’s “severely depressed valuation” despite its joint venture with Molson Coors and its supply contract with Quebec, estimated to be worth $1 billion...

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    12. Barnes & Noble Considers Selling Itself Yet Again

      Barnes & Noble Considers Selling Itself Yet Again

      Barnes & Noble is once again looking at so-called strategic alternatives for its business including a possible sale of the languishing bookstore chain. Barnes & Noble said on Wednesday it was considering selling itself after receiving interest from multiple parties, including the company’s executive chairman and top shareholder, Leonard Riggio, the man who turned what had been a single Manhattan store into the largest U.S. bookstore chain...

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