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September 1, 2015 Finland emerges most innovative country in the world
Modern Ghana - Hohoe (V/R), Aug. 31, GNA - Finland has emerged as the most innovative country in the world, with Switzerland coming a close second, the î??World Economic Forumî??'s annual 'Global Competitiveness...
August 31, 2015 Corporate Governance And Hedge Fund ActivismSource: ValueWalk
Over the past 25 years, hedge fund activism has emerged as new form of corporate governance mechanism that brings about operational, financial and governance reforms to a corporation. Many prominent business executives and legal...
Popular consumer brands Discovery Communications, Chipotle Mexican Grill and CVS Health Corp pay their chief executive officers more than a thousand times what they pay their typical worker, giving them the biggest internal pay...
August 26, 2015 Farm income seen falling 36% in 2015Source: CNBC
U.S. farm income is forecast to decline 36 percent in 2015, worse than originally projected—and representing the lowest farm income since 2006, according to the government.
August 13, 2015 US leading economic indicator increases solidly
Channel News Asia - îThe Conference Boardî said on Thursday that its Leading Economic Index rose 0.6 percent after an upwardly revised 0.8 percent increase in May. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast the index...
August 10, 2015 The activist floodgates are open, JP Morgan saysSource: The Tally
“New entrants are pouring into shareholder activism,” and “the floodgates are open,” according to a new report from JP Morgan’s corporate defence team. This is good news for JP Morgan, which along with Goldman Sachs and Morgan...
businesstech.co.za - Hopes and fears To help us grasp the shape and scope of these challenges, the îMillennium Projectî â an international think tank â releases an annual State of the Future report, which...
August 7, 2015 2015 Proxy Season ReviewSource: Value Walk
This Paper summarizes significant developments relating to shareholder proposals to date during the 2015 proxy season. Although shareholder activists pursuing strategic or management changes continue to dominate the headlines,...
August 4, 2015 Franchises affected by New York's new $15 minimum wageSource: CNN Money
New York state is poised to force fast food brands with 30 or more locations nationwide to pay a $15 minimum wage.
Source: The Telegraph
The IMF has released its latest healthcheck on the state of the eurozone economy - it makes for grim reading
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