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    1. The SEC is Scrutinizing Whether Mutual Funds Need to Shed More Light on stakes in unicorns like WeWork and Airbnb — and it could mean more protections for mom-and-pop investors

      The SEC is Scrutinizing Whether Mutual Funds Need to Shed More Light on stakes in unicorns like WeWork and Airbnb — and it could mean more protections for mom-and-pop investors
      • The SEC is stepping up scrutiny of mutual funds that hold investments in private companies, according to three people with knowledge of the agency's discussions.
      • Officials have reached out to mutual fund managers and others, asking for input into whether the regulator is doing enough to protect retail investors from the risk that comes from allowing mutual funds to invest in private companies, the people said...
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    2. A Hot New Activist Fund is Pushing for Change at Wyndham Hotels to Save the Company Money and help the Environment

      A Hot New Activist Fund is Pushing for Change at Wyndham Hotels to Save the Company Money and help the Environment

      Impactive Capital Co-founder Lauren Taylor Wolfe told attendees at the Sohn Investment Conference that her firm is going to advocate for changes to Wyndham Hotels' energy use to increase the value of the hotel chains' stock. Wyndham, which includes brands like Days Inn and recently bought La Quinta Inns, is protected from new competition like AirBnB because of its low prices, Wolfe said...

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    3. Top Wall Street Firms Have Started Disclosing a New Risk to Their Own Businesses: Sexual Harassment

      Top Wall Street Firms Have Started Disclosing a New Risk to Their Own Businesses: Sexual Harassment
      • Financial firms like JPMorgan Chase, Aflac, KKR, Blackstone, and Och-Ziff Capital all added #MeToo language to their most recent annual reports, warning investors about potential company harm from harassment.
      • Before 2018, the word "sexual" had only been mentioned once in the risk section a publicly traded financial company's annual report. So far in 2019, it has been in nine different financial companies' public filings...
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