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    1. Campbell Soup Rises on Reports Loeb Has Stake and Seeks Action

      Campbell Soup Rises on Reports Loeb Has Stake and Seeks Action

      (Bloomberg) -- Shares of Campbell Soup Co. rose in after-hours U.S. trading on reports that Daniel Loeb’s Third Point LLC has acquired a stake and is pressing for a turnaround at the 149-year-old company. Third Point has a stake of at least $300 million in the soup maker, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday, citing a person familiar with the matter. The holding amounts to more than 2.5 percent of Campbell’s stock, the Journal said...

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      Mentions: CEO stake Wall Street
    2. CBS Chief Les Moonves, Who Faces Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Is Expected to Answer Questions During Corporate Earnings Call This Week

      CBS Chief Les Moonves, Who Faces Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Is Expected to Answer Questions During Corporate Earnings Call This Week
      • Les Moonves, the CEO and chairman of CBS Corporation, is reportedly planning to take questions from analysts during his company's second-quarter earnings call on Thursday.
      • The CBS chief faces sexual misconduct allegations from at least six women, as reported by The New Yorker last week.
      • According to The New Yorker, Moonves is accused of unwanted sexual advances and intimidation dating back to the 1980s and 1990s...
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    3. Apple Nears $1 Trillion -- and the Potential to Make History. 3 Things to Know Today.

      Apple Nears $1 Trillion -- and the Potential to Make History. 3 Things to Know Today.

      Stay in the know in 60 seconds.

      Here are three things entrepreneurs should know today:

      1. Apple is nearing a $1 trillion market cap. It would be the first U.S. company to ever cross that threshold.

      2. A federal judge ordered a temporary restraining order on one group’s plan to publish blueprints for 3D printed guns online. But before the order, about 1,000 people had already downloaded blueprints for the AR-15 assault rifle...

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    4. Activist Ends Board Fight at Supervalu, Allowing its Sale to Proceed

      Activist Ends Board Fight at Supervalu, Allowing its Sale to Proceed

      An activist investor dropped its effort to replace Supervalu Inc.’s board of directors, the company said Tuesday, three business days after the company announced its sale to another major food distributor. Blackwells Capital LLC, a New York investment firm that built a sizable stake in Eden Prairie-based Supervalu over the past year, proposed an alternative slate of board candidates for shareholders to vote upon at the company’s Aug. 16 annual meeting...

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    5. SteadyMed Shareholders Approve Proposed Acquisition by United Therapeutics

      SteadyMed Shareholders Approve Proposed Acquisition by United Therapeutics

      (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SteadyMed Ltd. (Nasdaq: STDY), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of drug product candidates to treat orphan and high-value diseases with unmet parenteral delivery needs, today announced that SteadyMed shareholders voted to approve the previously announced acquisition of the company by United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR) at an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders held on July 30, 2018...

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    6. The CBS Board Won't Suspend CEO Les Moonves During the Investigation into Sexual Misconduct Claims Made Against Him by 6 Women

      The CBS Board Won't Suspend CEO Les Moonves During the Investigation into Sexual Misconduct Claims Made Against Him by 6 Women
      • CBS CEO and chairman Les Moonves won't be suspended during an investigation into sexual misconduct claims against him, CBS said Monday.
      • The CBS board of directors met Monday to discuss Moonves' future and how to proceed with an investigation.
      • The board will select outside counsel to conduct the investigation, and postponed the company's annual stockholder meeting, but "no other action was taken" on the matter...
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    7. The Web of Board Members That Link American Corporations, Mapped

      The Web of Board Members That Link American Corporations, Mapped

      America’s corporate landscape is interwoven by a dense network of shared board members–for instance, Apple has board members that are also board members at Disney, Chevron, Amgen, GE, and JP Morgan Chase. The data analysis expert Erik Rood used publicly available information from the S&P 500 top 50 to create an unusual map of these connections, resulting in this interactive graphic that lets you explore the network in unprecedented detail...

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    8. Facebook Dive Sparks Investor Calls to Loosen Zuckerberg's Grip

      Facebook Dive Sparks Investor Calls to Loosen Zuckerberg's Grip

      Facebook Inc. has always had one absolute leader, cemented by a share class structure that maintained Mark Zuckerberg’s voting control even when he sold millions of shares. Some investors grumbled, but most were happy to stay quiet as the stock surged. This week’s plunge upended that dynamic, increasing calls for changes at the top. “It’s never an issue until things go wrong,” said Pivotal Research Group analyst Brian Wieser...

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