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Silicon Valley Insider Trader Busted Ahead of Failed Merger

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that an auditor based out of Silicon Valley has agreed to settle insider trading charges. He is being accused of trading ...
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Is Valeant Finished Now That Ackman Is Out of the Picture?

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX) saw its shares hit a multiyear low on Tuesday after it was announced that Bill Ackman would be selling off his stake in the ...
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American CEO Confidence Hits Multiyear High

U.S. chief executives are more positive about the country's economic outlook than they have been since the fourth quarter of 2009. The Business Roundtable CEO Economic Outlook Index rose from ...
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Carl Icahn Doubles Down on Herbalife Bet

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) has been more than a controversial stock over the past three years or more. Short seller and activist investor Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management ...
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Marijuana Firm Charged With Misrepresenting ‘Record’ Revenues

California-based marijuana vending machine company Medbox saw its supposed revenues go up in smoke after the firm faced an investigation from the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC). Essentially, the ...
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Starbucks Remains One of the Most Ethical Companies

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) is more than just a ubiquitous and dependable place to get your daily cup of coffee. It has a role in driving positive change in the ...
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Why Uber’s Future Looks Female

Earlier this month, 24/7 Wall St. asked the question: Will Uber replace its CEO? This came after Uber CEO Travis Kalanick found himself in hot water when a video surfaced ...
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How Analysts View Weatherford’s New CEO

Like other oilfield services companies, Weatherford International PLC (NYSE: WFT) has had its troubles. The company fired nearly 10,000 employees last year, closed 15 manufacturing and service facilities, and closed nearly ...
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Is Amazon Doing Enough to Combat Counterfeit Product Sales? Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) offers more than 350 million products to its customers. Of that total, some 12.23 million are sold directly by Amazon, while the rest are sold by ...
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Tesla Faces Sexual Harassment Charge From Female Engineer

Update: The day after this story was posted, a Tesla spokesperson sent us a statement that we have added in full at the end of this article. There has been a ...
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Will Target CEO Brian Cornell Be Fired?

CEO Brian Cornell has been turning around Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) since mid-2014. He was brought on board to fix a company reeling from a massive data breach that affected ...
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Is Jack Dorsey Finally Getting Ready to Leave Square or Twitter?

If you just looked at the stock market's reaction to the earnings report from Square Inc. (NYSE: SQ) it might seem like everything is just perfect inside the company. After ...
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3 Big Companies Buckling to Activist Investors

It seems as though activist investors still have a major role in the ups and downs of the stock market. Some activist efforts help companies through time, while others look ...
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Do CEO IQs Matter as Much as Looks?

Is it better for the CEO of a company to be smart or to look smart? Is there such a thing as too smart or too pretty? Does it matter? Maybe ...
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Nearly $30 Million Frozen for Chinese Insider Trading Scheme at Comcast

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that it obtained an emergency court order freezing brokerage accounts that held over $29 million in illegal profits reaped from insider ...
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