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    1. 'You are messing with the wrong guy': The CEO of Cleveland-Cliffs Eviscerates Goldman Sachs analyst and short sellers (CLF)

      'You are messing with the wrong guy': The CEO of Cleveland-Cliffs Eviscerates Goldman Sachs analyst and short sellers (CLF)
      • Cleveland-Cliffs CEO Lourenco Goncalves took time out of his company's third-quarter earnings call to attack a Goldman Sachs analyst and short sellers.
      • It's not the first time Goncalves had a contentious moment with an analyst on an earnings call...
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    2. Sears is Reportedly Betting on a Lifeline From its Controversial Former CEO to Keep it From Liquidating in the Next Few Weeks

      Sears is Reportedly Betting on a Lifeline From its Controversial Former CEO to Keep it From Liquidating in the Next Few Weeks
      • Sears is about to find itself in a dire cash situation, according to court filings reported by Bloomberg.
      • The company is relying on a $300 million bailout from former CEO Eddie Lampert. Without this, it could be forced to liquidate in as soon as two weeks from now.
      • The department store has been closing stores and losing money for years. It has stayed afloat thanks to Lampert bailing it out with billions of dollars in loans through his hedge fund, ESL Investments...
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    3. It's Too Soon to Say P&G Turned the Tide

      It's Too Soon to Say P&G Turned the Tide

      (Bloomberg Opinion) -- Procter & Gamble Co.'s 2019 outlook is starting to look more attainable. The company behind brands such as Pampers diapers and Dawn dish soap reported Friday that organic sales — a figure that excludes M&A and currency effects — rose a robust 4 percent in the first quarter over a year earlier. That made for P&G's strongest growth on this measure in five years...

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    4. Helios and Matheson Hires a Second Proxy Advisor

      Helios and Matheson Hires a Second Proxy Advisor

      The parent company of MoviePass gave another indication Thursday that it's struggling to convince shareholders to back its plan to reverse-split its stock for the second time in four months.

      Helios and Matheson, which bought a controlling stake in the subscription movie ticket service last year, has hired a second firm to help it collect investor votes, it announced..

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    5. StarKist Admits Fixing Tuna Prices, Faces $100 Million Collusion Fine

      StarKist Admits Fixing Tuna Prices, Faces $100 Million Collusion Fine

      SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities say StarKist has agreed to plead guilty to price fixing as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry. Federal prosecutors announced the plea agreement Thursday and said the company faces a fine up to $100 million. Bumble Bee Foods last year pleaded guilty to the same charge and paid a $25 million fine. Chicken of the Sea has not been charged because prosecutors say the company exposed the scheme and cooperated with the investigation...

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    6. Campbell Soup CEO Sees No Room for Concessions to Third Point

      Campbell Soup CEO Sees No Room for Concessions to Third Point

      (Reuters) - Campbell Soup Co interim Chief Executive Keith McLoughlin does not believe that there are any concessions to be made in an ongoing proxy fight with hedge fund Third Point LLC, he told Reuters on Thursday. Third Point seems only open to taking over Campbell's board and has not expressed interest in anything less, McLoughlin said in a telephone interview...

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    7. 'Change the Board': Hedge-Fund Billionaire Dan Loeb Lays out his Plan to Turn Around Campbell Soup

      'Change the Board': Hedge-Fund Billionaire Dan Loeb Lays out his Plan to Turn Around Campbell Soup
      • Third Point Management, the hedge fund owned by the billionaire Dan Loeb, on Thursday laid out its plan to turn around Campbell Soup.
      • The soup maker has suffered through years of declining soup sales.
      • Third Point says the company's entire board should be replaced.

      Campbell Soup is rallying Thursday, up almost 2%, after Third Point, the hedge fund owned by the billionaire Dan Loeb, called on shareholders to replace the company's board of directors...

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    8. Investors Seem to be Balking at MoviePass' Parents' Plans to Reverse Split its Stock Again — And for Good Reason

      Investors Seem to be Balking at MoviePass' Parents' Plans to Reverse Split its Stock Again — And for Good Reason
      • Helios and Matheson, the parent company of MoviePass, is seeking to boost its share price through another reverse-split of its stock.
      • Two of the major research firms that offer investors advice on shareholder votes back the reverse-split proposal.
      • Even so, investors appear dubious of it.
      • They have good reason to oppose it — it would free the company up to issue billions of new shares of stock after it's already massively diluted shareholders...
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    9. Boards Sharpen Focus on Social Issues

      Boards Sharpen Focus on Social Issues

      Directors increasingly see matters such as resource scarcity, human rights, and income inequality as important components of strategy discussions. Please enter your email address * Subject * Comments * While the population grows ever-more polarized around social issues, corporate boards of directors don’t necessarily need to consider them. Increasingly, though, they are doing so...

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    10. Campbell Heirs to Vote for Own Board, Third Point Calls Move a 'Stunt'

      Campbell Heirs to Vote for Own Board, Third Point Calls Move a 'Stunt'

      Campbell heirs to vote for own board, Third Point calls move a 'stunt' close breaking news Business Campbell heirs to vote for own board, Third Point calls move a 'stunt' Campbell Soup Co said on Wednesday that four key shareholders, all descendants of the company's former chairman John Dorrance, have formally aligned themselves against hedge fund Third Point LLC's plans to oust the embattled soupmaker's entire board...

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    11. Once Feared on Wall Street, Dodd-Frank’s Watchdog Is in Retreat

      Once Feared on Wall Street, Dodd-Frank’s Watchdog Is in Retreat

      (Bloomberg) -- A key response to the 2008 financial crisis was setting up a super-group of regulators to protect the economy from another disastrous crash. But in the Trump era, flagging new dangers has taken a backseat to cutting constraints on business. The latest blow came Wednesday when the Financial Stability Oversight Council said it no long considered Prudential Financial Inc. so big and complex that the insurer’s failure could trigger a panic...

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