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17 Jul 9:54pm Toshiba Shares Surge After Greenlight Stake, U.S. Court Hearing
The company’s stock rose after a U.S. hedge fund said it had added a stake and Western Digital did not gain an immediate injunction.
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17 Jul 9:34pm DealBook: Nelson Peltz’s Play for P.&G.: Honorable Intentions?
The financier likes to call himself a “constructivist” who likes to build up companies and keep their leaders, but his track record is worth a look.
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Procter & Gamble Is Focus of Shake-Up Effort by Nelson Peltz 17 Jul 9:04pm Procter & Gamble Is Focus of Shake-Up Effort by Nelson Peltz
Mr. Peltz’s Trian Fund Management is seeking a board seat at the consumer products giant, signaling a ratcheting-up in the size of the corporate targets of activist investors.
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Where’s Rey? Despite Uproar, Hasbro Makes Her Monopoly Game Piece Hard to Find 17 Jul 8:21pm Updated Where’s Rey? Despite Uproar, Hasbro Makes Her Monopoly Game Piece Hard to Find
An 8-year-old fan of the “Star Wars” heroine Rey writes to the Monopoly manufacturer Hasbro and gets some results.
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K.K.R. Lays Out a Line of Succession, a Rare Move in Private Equity 17 Jul 6:42pm Updated K.K.R. Lays Out a Line of Succession, a Rare Move in Private Equity
Joseph Bae and Scott Nuttall will become co-presidents and co-chief operating officers of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, setting them up as heirs to the firm’s co-founders.
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17 Jul 4:42pm Wall Street Ends Flat; Netflix Jumps After the Bell
U.S. stocks closed little changed in low volume on Monday as gains in utilities and consumer stocks offset declines in healthcare, with earnings news filtering out winners and losers across the board.
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In Russia, Battle Between Rosneft and Private Firm Stir Investment Worries 17 Jul 4:01pm In Russia, Battle Between Rosneft and Private Firm Stir Investment Worries
The conflict comes as the overall economy stagnates amid sanctions and low oil prices, raising the specter of Russia’s elite fighting over a smaller pie.
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New Hotel Policies Mean a Late Cancellation Will Cost You 17 Jul 3:34pm New Hotel Policies Mean a Late Cancellation Will Cost You
Marriott imposed a 48-hour cancellation policy for new bookings in June, and Hilton is about to follow suit. Business travelers say the policies punish them.
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Breakingviews: Procter & Gamble’s Board Could Use a Fresh Member 17 Jul 2:54pm Breakingviews: Procter & Gamble’s Board Could Use a Fresh Member
Given the challenges at Procter & Gamble, its shareholders should consider the assistance of Trian Partners.
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17 Jul 2:53pm Tech Tip: Adding New Fonts to the Computer
Your desktop operating system includes a wide variety of typefaces to use in documents and other design projects, but you can always add more.
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White Collar Watch: Appeals Court Wrestles With When an Error Requires a New Trial 17 Jul 2:24pm White Collar Watch: Appeals Court Wrestles With When an Error Requires a New Trial
In two cases, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals sought to translate Supreme Court decisions to different factual situations.
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17 Jul 12:32pm Mysterious Document Is Latest Blow for Dalian Wanda
Before it was blocked on the web by China’s censors, the document fed concern about the financial health of the conglomerate and caused its share price to drop.
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17 Jul 11:15am Wall Street Holds Steady as Investors Await Big Earnings
U.S. stocks were little changed and hovered near record levels in late morning trading on Monday as investors geared up for a busy earnings week from big U.S. companies.
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BlackRock Earnings Rise 9 Percent, Buoyed by Passive Funds 17 Jul 10:37am Updated BlackRock Earnings Rise 9 Percent, Buoyed by Passive Funds
The company received $94 billion in net investor money during what its chief executive called “one of our best quarters ever.”
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17 Jul 9:54am Wall St. Opens Flat as Investors Await Big Earnings
U.S. stocks opened little changed and held steady at record levels on Monday as investors turned their focus to a busy earnings week from big U.S. companies.
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17 Jul 9:38am Updated Bank of New York Mellon Hires Former Visa Head as C.E.O.
Charles Scharf will join the bank as chief executive immediately and assume the chairman’s role in January after Gerald Hassell’s retirement.
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Next Generation at K.K.R. Set as It Names Two Co-Presidents 17 Jul 9:21am Next Generation at K.K.R. Set as It Names Two Co-Presidents
Joseph Y. Bae and Scott C. Nuttall will effectively run on a day-to-day basis the private equity firm that has been led by Henry Kravis and George Roberts.
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Procter & Gamble Faces Showdown With Activist Investor Peltz 17 Jul 9:11am Updated Procter & Gamble Faces Showdown With Activist Investor Peltz
Nelson Peltz’s Trian Fund Management argued that the consumer goods giant had underperformed financially, and needed to cut costs and trim its bureaucracy.
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The Cost of a Hot Economy in California: A Severe Housing Crisis 17 Jul 5:00am The Cost of a Hot Economy in California: A Severe Housing Crisis
An explosion in costs has emerged as a central problem for the state, and state and local governments are pondering a series of measures to correct course.
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