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Ackman’s testimony suggests he’s in charge at Valeant - MarketWatch

Ackman, founder and CEO of hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management, made several comments Wednesday in front of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, which was holding a hearing about drug prices, that board members do not typically make.

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Corporate Governance

The Green Invasion

This Spring / Summer we are invaded by green. Combine your green pieces together with light color chinos and even more green details. On your feet, wear a pair of your white favorite sneakers. 29 more words


A Winding Way

I am flying at about 30,000 feet across the Great Plains of the United States. It’s a clear day and I can see far below. And then as far as my eye can see to the north, stretches the Missouri River. 231 more words

Board Of Directors

Marissa Mayer gives a hedge fund four seats on Yahoo's board, clearing the way for a sale

Yahoo announced today that it has reached an agreement with the hedge fund Starboard Value, a shareholder that has been calling for a massive overhaul of the company’s board. 266 more words


Overgrazing is when plants are fed upon by animals for a long period of time without a time of pause to re-grow.


  • Overgrazing is caused by having too many animals grazing on land or by not properly controlling the grazing activity of the animals.
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Alternative livelihood programs

Alternative Livelihood Programs are the name given to government attempts, especially in South America to replace the illicit cultivation of banned substances, such as opium or coca, with alternative, legal crops or other activities as a source of income.


Insight into Nungesser's contempt for laws revealed in his blatant disregard for public records demands, other actions

How would a public official, say a parish president, manage to skirt the Louisiana public records laws and ignore votes of the parish council and get away with it? 1,749 more words