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    1. A Bidding War for 21st Century Fox Could Break Out — Here's How it Got to that Point

      A Bidding War for 21st Century Fox Could Break Out — Here's How it Got to that Point

      21st Century Fox may be open to selling off many of its media assets amid troubles in its Sky Broadcasting acquisition and increased competition.

      • Disney was the first interested buyer, with Comcast and Verizon coming in about a week later.
      • 21st Century Fox's stock has risen each time a new interested buyer was reported, leading to speculation a bidding war could break out...
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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. Twitter is Tumbling After Reporting Zero User Growth

      Twitter is Tumbling After Reporting Zero User Growth

      Twitter is tumbling in pre-market trading, trading down 9.73% at $17.71 a share.

      The social media company reported no monthly active user growth in the second quarter, which was one of the main metrics investors were looking for.

      The company missed on user growth, but grew its revenue in the second quarter. Twitter reported revenue of $574 million, which beat Wall Street's estimates of $537 million...

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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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    7. ValueAct Says It Owns Under 5% of KKR & Co. (KKR)

      ValueAct Says It Owns Under 5% of KKR & Co. (KKR)

      NEW YORK, April 27 (Reuters) - ValueAct Capital, the $16 billion activist shareholder, said it has invested in asset management company KKR & Co., and owns less than 5 percent. KKR generates strong management fees and does an excellent job of seeding new products and businesses, ValueAct President Mason Morfit said on Thursday at the Active-Passive Investor Summit...

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    8. Whole Foods Shares Jump on Report that Amazon had Considered a Bid

      Whole Foods Shares Jump on Report that Amazon had Considered a Bid

      Whole Foods is up again Wednesday morning, higher by 1.5%, after a pair of analyst upgrades and a Bloomberg report that Amazon had considered a bid for the company last fall but never followed through. Whole Foods is under pressure from activist Jana Partners to pursue a sale. Jana on Tuesday disclosed an 8.3% stake in Whole Foods. Amazon is on Jana's list of hypothetical buyers...

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    9. Activist Investor Red Mountain Pushes Deckers' Board to Explore Sale

      Activist Investor Red Mountain Pushes Deckers' Board to Explore Sale

      Activist investor Red Mountain pushes Deckers' board to explore sale Reuters Mar. 27, 2017, 04:40 PM March 27 (Reuters) - Investment management firm Red Mountain Capital Partners LLC is pushing apparel and accessories maker Deckers Outdoor Corp's board to explore a sale of the company. The firm, in a letter to Deckers' board on Monday, said the value of a sale to a strategic or financial buyer is substantially higher than the operating plan announced by the company's management on Feb 2...

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    10. Wall Street is Starting to Talk About the Possibility of Apple Buying Disney (DIS, Aapl)

      Wall Street is Starting to Talk About the Possibility of Apple Buying Disney (DIS, Aapl)

      Apple's cash pile of more than $200 billion is a favorite topic of investors, bloggers, and traders. It might be the largest cash reserve for any private company in history.

      So what is Apple going to do with all that dough?

      One theory is that Apple will use its stockpile to buy Disney, according to RBC analyst Steven Cahall:

      "Bulls think it portends well for a swan song exit via a sale to a giant like AAPL," Cahall wrote in a note sent out to clients on Friday...

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    11. Wall Street is Loading up on Bets Against Snapchat (SNAP)

      Wall Street is Loading up on Bets Against Snapchat (SNAP)

      Traders are loading up on short bets against Snapchat. Short interest in the stock has surged to more than 30 million shares, making up about 15.4% of the shares available for trading, according to Data provided by Wall Street analytics firm S3 Partners.

      Snapchat priced its initial public offering at $17 a share and made its Wall Street debut at $24. Shares climbed as high as $28.84 on March 3, its second day of trading, but have been retreating ever since...

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    12. Kate Spade is Exploring Ways to Sell Itself — and the Stock is Soaring (KATE)

      Kate Spade is Exploring Ways to Sell Itself — and the Stock is Soaring (KATE)

      Kate Spade is up 11.18% at $21.87 a share as the company said it is "reviewing strategic alternatives," in a press release issued on Thursday.  The handbag and accessories maker is under pressure from New York-based hedge fund Caerus Investors, which sent its board a letter in November pushing for a sale of the company...

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    13. Ralph Lauren is Tanking After its CEO Abruptly Resigns

      Ralph Lauren is Tanking After its CEO Abruptly Resigns

      Ralph Lauren is down almost 10% at $78.62 a share ahead of the opening bell after its CEO resigned on Tuesday.  Reuters reports that Stefan Larsson, its chief executive for just over a year, will step down on May 1 after contention with chairman Ralph Lauren over the direction of the company.  In other challenges, the fashion company reported a 12% drop in holiday quarter revenue to $1.71 billion due to weak consumer demand...

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    14. Yahoo Drifts Little Changed After the SEC Says it's Looking into why it Took the Company so Long to Tell Investors About its Hacks

      Yahoo Drifts Little Changed After the SEC Says it's Looking into why it Took the Company so Long to Tell Investors About its Hacks

      Yahoo is down 0.02% at $42.04 a share on Monday morning after US regulators announced they are investigating why it took the company so long to disclose it was hacked.  According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is examining whether the company should have told investors sooner about two huge data breaches...

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