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Environmental Health Program Manager Wanted: Environmental health program manager wanted by my favorite nonprofit, As You Sow. Austin Wilson is leaving for a period of extensive travel. I will certainly miss him and hope when he returns he will find similar employment. Looking to make the world a better place and have the right skills and e...
DaVita 2018 Proxy Voting Recommendations: The DaVita 2018 annual meeting is June 18. Vote AGAINST Arway, Desroches, Grauer and Thiry, as well as pay. Vote FOR proxy access amendments to enhance long-term shareholder value. DaVita Inc. (DVA) provides kidney dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure or end stage ...
Salesforce: Eliminate Supermajority Voting Requirements: Eliminate Supermajority Voting Requirements  Proposal #6 asks the Board to eliminate supermajority voting requirements, seeking instead, that decisions by shareholders be made based on a majority of the votes cast for and against proposals. The Board of Salesforce argues the following items shoul...
Laborers’ Local #231 Pension Fund v. Cowan: Case Dismissed for Failure to Allege a Misleading or False Statement or Omission: In Laborers’ Local #231 Pension Fund v. Cowan, No. 17-478, 2018 BL 85103 (D. Del. Mar. 13, 2018), the court granted Rory Cowan and his co-executives’ (“Defendants”) motion to dismiss Laborers’ Local #231 Pension Fund’s (“Plaintiffs”) amended complaint. The court held Plaintiffs failed to state a ...
Webb v. SolarCity Corporation: Founders' Conduct Regarding Accounting Error Before IPO Not Sufficient to Prove Scienter: In Webb v. SolarCity Corp., No. 5:14–CV–01435–BLF, 2018 BL 79348 (9th Cir. Mar. 08, 2018), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s dismissal of a securities fraud action brought in a third amended complaint (“TAC”) by James Webb (“Plaintiff”), a member of a class of plain...
No-Action Letter for Pfizer Inc. Permitted Exclusion of Shareholder Proposal Seeking Report on the Risks from Raising Drug Prices: In Pfizer Inc. 2018 BL 030118 (March 1, 2018), Pfizer Inc. ("Pfizer") asked the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) to permit the omission of a shareholder proposal submitted by Trinity Health (“Proponents”) requesting Pfizer disclose the risks from rising pressure to contain ...
Gettin' Giggy With It: Despite the proliferation of apps like Lyft, TaskRabbit, and Uber, a new report found no growth in people primarily doing this kind of work. Here's how the "gig economy" is and isn't changing.(Image credit: NPR)
Episode 848: The World's Biggest Battery: California has a ton of solar power. But as soon as night falls, it's gone. Today on the show: How to bottle the sun.(Image credit: Dan Charles/NPR)
Trading Spaces: The New York Stock Exchange — that bastion of American capitalism — owes its existence to two dozen men, a buttonwood tree, and a coffee shop. Today on The Indicator: the history of Wall Street.(Image credit: NPR)
Latest Student Loan Debacle Is Ultimate Example of Trump's Campaign Con: Last October, just about a week after the release of the infamous Access Hollywood "pussy" tape, Donald Trump gave a
Live tweeting the Friday Night Dump: Careful readers — those that like to read footnotes — may have noticed that it’s been a few months since we’ve posted anything. There’s a good reason for that. Largely, it’s because I have been dealing with a complicated family health situation that makes it hard for me to focus on much else. But...
SEC committee passes resolution on tagging: The SEC's Investor Advisory Committee passed a set of resolutions encouraging tagging of corporate filings. 
Watching oil price after the OPEC meeting: by chum on June 2, 2016 . Update or Close Your Trade Bought 3X Oil bull ETF GUSH on 5/17/16. Trade Details: The Ticker: GUSH The Trade: Buy at $75.99 Trade Opened: Jun 2, 2016 Chart courtesy Finviz. Click to open in larger window.Additional Image Provided by chum: Similar Tra...
Proxy Access: A New Version for 2013: Update: This is a revised version of an earlier post this month. I’ve deleted that post because I don’t want anyone to mistakenly use the prior draft language. I’m hoping this language is a little tighter but always welcome reader suggestions. Last month I hoped ISS would reconsider their analysi...
Investor group takes SASB to task for its "misdefinition" of materiality: The Investor Environmental Health Network sent a letter to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board on Wednesday to provide feedback on the SASB Conceptual Framework as well as comments submitted by SASB to the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier in the week.The IEHN letter notes th...
The June 2015 passing company lists and performance data is now available on-line.: YTD Return of Top Performers: Foolish Small Cap 8: 43.0 -- Foolish Small Cap 8 Revised: 34.9%
Does Regulation Drive High Closing Costs?: The transaction costs of moving from one city to another have long inhibited the efficiency of labor markets. In times of high unemployment, these costs can slow recovery. To what extent are they attributable to government fees and regulation? Investment News reports that origination and title co...

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